Irwindale Speedway closing for good in January – Press Enterprise

Once again, and probably for the final time, Irwindale Speedway has announced it is closing.

The half-mile oval dodged a similar bullet in 2011 when it closed for but reopened in 2013. It’s highly unlikely one of the best short tracks in the country will get another reprieve.

Now, with the racetrack set to close in January, the question is what the new shopping area will be called.

“In all honesty, we were here and in it for the long haul. In fact, we were in the process of putting out our complete schedule for the 2018 season,” Jim Cohan, CEO of Team 211 Entertainment, said in the statement. “All that made this news very difficult for me to hear, and very hard on our whole team.”

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