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Corvette Crashes at Autocross

November 23, 2011 1 comment

This happened at the Speedventures autocross on November 19, 2011 at Auto Club Speedway inside the arena. I drove that course before and I never liked how it was close to that curb. SCCA sanctioned autocrosses use the more open parking areas outside of the arena.

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Mario Andretti Racing Experience Accident

October 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Condolences to her family and friends.

A Los Angeles woman was killed Friday [OCT 15] while participating in a simulated Indy race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

Ashley Sara Phalen, 24, was participating in the Mario Andretti Racing Experience Driving 101 class that taught members of the public the basics of open wheel racing by allowing them to drive replica Indy racecars, according to the San Bernardino County coroner’s office.
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Roval Fun

February 22, 2010 1 comment

I attended the Speedventures event on January 17, 2010. I always wanted to drive this track. Speeds were very fast on the oval section. The wall looming on the right was a reminder to be calm and smooth. It was great to zoom by the Auto Club logo on the left at the finish line. I imagined the stands full of people cheering us on as we pass at high speeds. I hope to shave off some seconds on my laps the next time I’m there.

Check out my on board video.

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Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, California

February 22, 2010 Leave a comment

photo by Juan W.

Homepage: http://www.autoclubspeedway.com/

Address: 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335

Previously known as California Speedway this modern race facility hosts racing events such as NASCAR. There are two configurations that are used for HPDE track days.

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