You’ll find lots to see and do before the race when visiting the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The tailgating scene is fantastic and everywhere you look you’ll see all kinds of racing memorabilia and events to check out.
Those of you who are looking to tailgate will want to get a spot in the tailgate lot and set up shop early. There is a lot of tailgating to be done over the course of the weekend, and everyone is more than happy to join you for a drink or two. Just break out the cooler and grill and start a fun day of tailgating.
If tailgating isn’t your thing or if you just are more interested in the racing attractions, then you’ll be in luck at Pomona. There is a ton for you to see and do before the race as Every Ticket’s a Pit Pass. You won’t have to worry about buying pit passes for NHRA races as every ticket grants you access to the pits and allows you to see what goes on behind the scenes.
At Pomona, you’ll also have several opportunities to interact with your favorite drivers as the pre-race festivities include autograph sessions, a trackwalk, and driver introductions. All three events offer you incredible access to your favorite drivers, so make sure to take part in all of them before the race.
Finally, make sure to check out the midway if you want to pick up a souvenir or see some race day displays.
The pre-race atmosphere at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona is among the most fan-friendly out there, so start planning your trip to Pomona today.
Every Ticket’s a Pit Pass
At NHRA races at Pomona every ticket grants you pit access, so take the time to explore the pit before the race. The NHRA gives you access to your favorite racing teams unlike any other major racing circuit making the pits a must-see for any fan.
Check the schedule to find out when your favorite driver is holding an autograph session. Both the Winternationals and Finals feature autograph sessions and are a can’t miss part of race weekend.
Take part in the trackwalk for your chance to walk the track with several famous drivers. The trackwalk is a great part of any race day, so don’t miss it.
Don’t miss the pre-race ceremonies that take place at the Fan Zone. The driver introductions are a can’t miss part of any race, so make sure to be in attendance for them.
Where to tailgate
Tailgate ParkingThose of you who want to tailgate will want to reserve a spot in the tailgating parking area. Here you’ll meet lots of fellow tailgaters, so bring something to share, and you’ll make friends quickly.
Pitside ParkingIf you're looking to park close to the action and leave relatively quickly, then Pitside Parking is the thing for you.
General ParkingGeneral Parking is the least expensive parking option and the perfect place for anyone who doesn’t mind walking to the racetrack.