About this event
Willow Springs International Raceway May 14-15, 2021
Cup Racing, Time Trials, and Performance Driving Series (PDS) plus a Four Hour Enduro
Come join us for an exciting weekend at Willow Springs International Raceway. Featuring Cup Racing (CR), Time Trial (TT) and Performance Driving Series (PDS) groups. In addition, Saturday will include our annual four hour Enduro for Unlimited and Relay class Cup racing. Registration includes dinner for two on Saturday prior to the enduro.
Tribute to Le Mans drivers may also participate in a Friday evening practice (May 13th, tentatively 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM). This practice is included in your event registration. This provides a chance to check out your lights and get your car setup for evening racing.
Drivers Meeting content is provided in a set of notes (May2022 Willow Drivers Meeting notes). There will also be in-person Drivers Meetings (check the schedule for details), including a Tribute to Le Mans Driver's meeting on Saturday.
Willow Springs schedule: Tribute to Le Mans schedule (updated 05/08/22)
Registration will be available Saturday morning and Sunday morning at John Momeyer's trailer in the West Paddock. We will use SpeedWaiver to confirm registration and handle signature of required waivers.
Gates open at 6:00 AM. In addition to an in-person Drivers Meeting, Drivers Meeting Notes are linked on this page. The track goes hot at 8:00 AM.
Tribute Enduro pit set up and gridding will be available on Saturday after the Time Trial drivers leave the pits for their last session (see the schedule). The green flag for The Tribute To Le Mans enduro drops at 6:00 PM. Tribute Enduro Race Rules are linked on this page. Please note: every Tribute team must provide a volunteer to assist at the event. There is a mandatory Tribute Drivers Meeting outside the paddock diner (check the schedule for the time).
Please note the EARLY BIRD PRICING OFFER ($50 discount) for this event expires two weeks prior to the event at midnight. POC membership is required, you can renew or join on the registration page. Last minute registration at the track will be $100 higher than online pricing-no exceptions so register early.
Note that when you register you will be asked if you would like to receive text messages from POC. If you say "Yes", we will be able to send you text messages at the track when we have schedule changes or other items of general interest. We will not use the text capability to spam you away from the track.
Friday testing: Willow Springs Raceway offers Friday open testing. The cost is NOT included in your POC registration. Contact the track office for details at (661) 256-6666 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, Red Cup Racers will have 1 practice session, qualifying (split), and 1 cup race. Orange Cup Racers will have 1 practice session, qualifying (split), and 1 cup race. The Tribute to Le Mans (unlimited and relay) will be run on Saturday evening. On Sunday, race groups will have 1 practice session, 1 qualifying session (split), and 1 cup race. Time Trial and PDS groups will have four sessions on both Saturday and Sunday.
Vehicle tech inspection should be performed at an official POC Tech Inspection Station. Please complete tech inspection prior to the event in order avoid finding car problems at the track. If you cannot complete Tech Inspection prior to the event, Tech Inspection will be available at the track.
Cup Racers and Time Trial participants must present your logbook at check-in, complete with an inspection stamp from an approved POC Tech Station.
Tire service: Tire mounting and balancing will be available from Vali Motorsports and the Willow Springs Tire Shop.
Fuel: Leaded and unleaded race fuel will be available at the track both days. Purchases can only be made by using a credit card.
Photography: Luis Vivar is providing POC with photographs this weekend and is preselling packages at Luna Pics - Presale
Directions: I-5 North to Highway 14 North; go north past Palmdale and Lancaster to Rosamond, CA. Take the Rosamond Boulevard exit and go west (left) approximately 6 miles on Rosamond Boulevard to the main track entrance.
Camping: Motor home camping will be permitted on Friday and Saturday nights. Be prepared to dry camp. Quiet time will be enforced from midnight to 6:00 AM.
Lodging: Springhill Suites 1811 W Ave J 12, Lancaster, CA 93534 $125/night, includes breakfast (661) 729-2390
Oxford Inn and Suites, 1651 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93534 (661) 949-3423
Marriott Towneplace Suites, 2024 W Ave J8, Lancaster, CA 93536 (661) 723-6709
Holiday Inn Express, 43719 17 Street West, Lancaster, Ca 93534 Ph. (661) 951-8848
WSIR charges a $15.00 entrance fee (per person) at the gate. This one-time fee is good for the entire weekend.
Director of Motorsports: Joe Wiederholt (858) 525-5278 or email@example.com
Club President: John Momeyer (661) 478-9561 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Driving Instructor: Dwain Dement 949-633-9455 or 949-770-2888 email@example.com
Competition Director: John Momeyer (661) 478-9561 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vehicle tech inspection should, if possible, be performed at an official POC Tech Inspection Station before you get to the track to avoid check-in delays and last minute repairs.