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Willow Springs International Raceway - Cup Racing, Time Trials ( Open Passing and Point-By Passing) and Racer's Clinic
Come join us for an exciting weekend at Willow Springs International Raceway featuring Cup Racing, Time Trial (Point-By and Open Passing) and our final Racer's Clinic of 2023.
It's that time of year again, time for Toys for Tots. The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, to help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children. Toys for Tots will collect new, unwrapped, toys this weekend. Bring some toys, and cheer, to bring a smile to a child this year.
The POC's Racer's Clinic will be available for all qualified applicants. Please request and submit your application forms to Dwain Dement at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. The Racer's Clinic is open to those wanting to join Cup Racing as well as anyone looking to improve your situational awareness and open passing skills. Expect great instruction and one of the most exciting weekends of your life!
Here is the Racer's Clinic application: 2023-POC-Racers-Clinic-application.pdf
In addition to an in-person Drivers Meeting, the following notes are provided. Please read them! (December 2023 Willow Drivers Meeting notes.pdf). Check the schedule for Driver's Meeting details.
POC Membership is required to participate in this event. If you are not already a POC member, first timers only, you can join now for only $1! That's a $94 savings!!! Use discount code: POCFOR1 when checking out.
Registration will be available Friday evening (at John Momeyer's trailer in the West Paddock), Saturday morning (near the diner) and Sunday morning (at John Momeyer's trailer in the West Paddock). Cup Racers, Time Trial and Racer's Clinic participants must present your vehicle logbook at check-in, complete with an inspection stamp from an approved POC Tech Station. 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.
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 email@example.com.
On Saturday, Red Cup Racers will have two practice sessions, qualifying (split), and 1 cup race. Orange Cup Racers will have 1 practice session, qualifying (split), and 2 cup races. On Sunday, race groups will have 1 practice session, 1 qualifying session (split), and 1 cup race. Time Trial 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.
WSIR charges a $20.00 entrance fee (per person) at the gate. This one-time fee is good for the entire weekend.
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.
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.
You can get a group rate at Marriott Towneplace Suites, 2024 W Ave J8, Lancaster, CA 93536 (661) 723-6709. The last day to book is November 17, 2023. The price is $125 per night. Book your POC group rate If you have issues with booking, contact Eben Benade at firstname.lastname@example.org (949-378-0971).
Springhill Suites 1811 W Ave J 12, Lancaster, CA 93534 (661) 729-2390
Oxford Inn and Suites, 1651 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93534 (661) 949-3423
Holiday Inn Express, 43719 17 Street West, Lancaster, Ca 93534 Ph. (661) 951-8848
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.