June 8th 2022: Speedway action returns to the fairgrounds this week. Speedway if you are not familiar with it is motorcycles racing on a tight oval dirt track while people on the stadium watch on. The races are fast paced and, because of the tight race track crashes as well as spills are not uncommon.
I grew up in England where speedway is more common but for an amazing 52 years the races in Costa Mesa have drawn speedway fans to the OC Fair & Event Center. Apart from the speedway racers on their specialty motorcycles tonight there is also sidecar races which is always fun as well as juniors racing,
Saturday June 11th 2022: Gates open at 5:30 pm and Qualifying starts at 6 pm with the first race at 7:30 pm
OC Fair and Event Center in the Action Sports Arena
$20 for general admission or $10 for kids aged 3-12, kids 2 and younger are free.
Parking is the usual $10 for most events at the fairgrounds.