Information for RACERS

RACER-CREW-PIT ENTRY INFORMATION

GATES OPEN:
Thursday 4-7pm
Friday 11am-7pm
Saturday 8am-11pm
Sunday 8am-11pm
Monday 8am-4pm
These prices are for tickets purchased at the gate.  You can purchase a discounted ticket by going to thefoat.com
Thursday:  $55 per crew member (includes Thursday, Friday, Saturday) or
Thursday:  $60 per crew member (includes Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday when race is scheduled for Thurs-Sun)
Friday:
$50 per crew member (includes Friday and Saturday) or
Friday:  $55 per crew member (includes Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday when race is scheduled for Fri-Sun)
Children ages 6-11: $5.
Test and Tune is Friday from 1pm-5pm.  This Test and Tune session is open to all cars.  Entry fee is $50 to test.  However, you must purchase a weekend wristband to run test and tune.  If you do not want to pay the combined price of $100 to test your car then you should test your car on a different date.
Saturday: Crew (limited QTY so these may be sold out) or Pit Side Spectator (unlimited QTY): $25 per person  – Kids: $5.
Saturday: Crew $50 (includes Saturday and Sunday)
Sunday: Pit Side Spectator (unlimited QTY): $25 per person  – Kids: $5.
PRE ENTRY: Required only for Nitro cars, Motorcycle, CIFCA Funny Cars.  All other racers can purchase their tech cards at the gate starting Thursday, Price depending on race and category: ($125HRHS or $165PNO). Race package includes: (1)wristband, (1) park pass for either your tow truck or RV (when towing trailer), (1)tech card.  For double header events the racing price will double. Separate Payouts each day.  Separate Trophies each day.
RACER PARKING: Racer packages come with one free pit/RV parking admission for the tow vehicle ONLY.  Extra RV parking is $40 per RV or trailer. All crewmember and guest’s vehicles must park in the spectator pit parking area (south side of pits) Only (1) passenger vehicle, if it is being used as a tow rig, can be parking in the pit area.  You assume all risks of theft and damage while parking at Sacramento Raceway.
PIT PARKING FOR CREW AND PIT SPECTATORS: 
Front lot parking is free. Pit Area parking is limited and can be purchased for $20 charge per passenger vehicle or $40 per RV or Trailer(when not purchasing a racer package) and you must park on south side of pit area. DO NOT park your passenger vehicle or extra RV in the main racer’s parking area.  You assume all risks of theft and damage while parking at Sacramento Raceway.
INSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGE:
  Sacramento Raceway contracts with a restaurant certified vendor to sell food, drinks and beer.
OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGE: Allowed.  Including Gas BBQ’s.  (Briquette BBQ’s and glass containers are not permitted.
OVERNIGHT CAMPING:  All racers and their crew members must purchase a multi-day pass and parking pass in order to stay in the pits overnight.  All lights, generators and noise to cease one hour after last run. Hook ups, water, sewage dump or electrical are not provided.
RACING FUEL: Not sold at track. click here to view local fuel providers.
NOT PERMITTED:
Weapons, Drugs, glass bottles or glass containers.
CHILDREN:  children under the age of 14 are not permitted in the restricted areas, with the exception of remaining in the enclosed cab of the tow vehicle and with an adult at all times, while in the restricted areas.
STARTING LINE: DO NOT park your tow rig in front of the spectator viewing area or in front of the safety truck.  Please stop your tow rig next to tower or behind safety truck.  No more than 4 crew members are allowed on the starting line at any one time.  Non-essential crew members must remain in the tow vehicle or behind the yellow lines.  All crew must exit starting line immediately after their driver’s run to allow the next racer and their crew sufficient room.
TOW VEHICLES:  All tow vehicles must stop prior to the water box area.  Do Not Park in front of spectators standing in front of the tower or along the fence line.
SMOKING: Absolutely no smoking allowed in the staging lanes or starting line areas.  Section 118885 of the California Health and Safety Code prohibit smoking of tobacco in public places where a gathering is in progress.
PETS:  It is best to leave your pet at home due to the loud noises drag racing creates.  However, dogs weighing less than 20 lbs are permitted at Sacramento Raceway and must be leashed at all times.  Naturally aggressive dogs (pit bulls, rottweilers, German Shepard, etc.) must wear a muzzle at all times.  This is to protect you and other patrons in the event your pet has a bad reaction to their surroundings and the noise. All pet waste must be removed immediately or you and your pet will escorted out.  No one likes to step in dog crap.


RESTRICTED AREA:  include staging lanes, starting line, return roads, in front of tower, push car road, racing surface.


PHOTOGRAPHS: Insurance only allows 5 photographers in the restricted area therefore, ONLY Hard Card photographers are allowed in the restricted area (beyond the red line, starting line, spectator side of drag strip, push road, top end, etc) If your crew member is found taking photographs in this area they will be asked to leave the facility. You can contact one of our track photographers to obtain photographs of your car.  Contact list


PAYOUTS: At the Souvenir booth starting 30 minutes after semi final round ends. Bring 1099 Info form completed.  download here 1099
TROPHIES: Winner, Runner Up and Semi finalists pictures taken and Trophies will be awarded at the Winners circle, near the back of the staging lanes.
PAYOUT DETAILS: Click here