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FAQ'S

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...

All FAQ's

What can I bring into the Grandstands?


One sealed water bottle per person is allowed. An EMPTY water bottle or hydro-flask type container is also allowed.




Where can I buy tickets?


Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth on the day of the event beginning at 3pm. Or tickets can be purchased online via our website under the schedule tab. PLEASE NOTE: ONLINE TICKET SALES WILL CLOSE AT 9AM THE DAY OF THE EVENT, AFTERWHICH TIME THEY NEED TO PURCHASED AT THE GATE.




Can I enter early and put blankets down to save seats?


NO. You are allowed to put a blanket down after the main gate opens at 3:00 pm and only save seats for the amount of tickets you have purchased.
NOTE: Any blankets spread out prior to 3:00 pm will be removed by track personnel prior to the gates being opened.




What time does the racing start?


Typically, cars are on the track for wheel packing at 5:30 pm followed by hot lap sessions, qualifying, stock car division hot lap sessions and heat races following at about 6:30 pm.




Can I bring in a cooler to the grandstands?


No. Outside food or beverages (with the exception on ONE sealed water bottle person) are not allowed inside our entry gate.




Can I buy 2 tickets this week and use one of them for next week?


No.




Can I purchase a Pit Pass to watch the races?


Yes, at either the main ticket booth or the Pit Gate. Ages 14+
Non-Member $45
Member $40 Ages 4-13: $20
Children must be supervised 100% of the time. No scooters, bikes, wagons, strollers, etc are allowed. Parents must be ALERT at all times in the Pit Area.




Can I purchase a Pit Pass online or in advance?


No. All Pit Passes must be purchased on race day. Waivers and Release of Liability forms must be signed in front of a Placerville Speedway employee at the Pit Booth upon entry. Ages 14+
Non-Member $45
Member $40 Ages 4-13: $20
Children must be supervised 100% of the time. No scooters, bikes, wagons, strollers, etc are allowed. Parents must be ALERT at all times in the Pit Area.




Can I use my credit/debit card to purchase tickets and again at the concession stand?


Yes. But, we do not accept American Express.




Is there an ATM?


Yes, near the Novelty/Candy booth.




I lost “something” while at the races, did you find it?


During an event, guests should check with security about lost and found articles at the Main Ticket booth.
On Non-Race days, Monday-Friday between 8:30 am - 4:00 pm guests can visit or call the El Dorado County Fairgrounds & Event Center office at (530)621-5860.




I dropped something under the grandstands?


Guests should check with security (located at the Main Ticket Booth) about retrieving dropped articles. Don’t ever jump the fence to retrieve your dropped item.




We would like to have our company/organization attend a race as a group, can Placerville speedway accommodate us?


Yes. It varies depending on the number of tickets needed and the date of the event. We can even include food vouchers. We are very flexible and will do what we can to make it as easy as possible for you.




My child would like to have a birthday party at the races, do you offer party packages?


Yes, contact the office (530)344-7592 for all the details.




I paid $7 to park, does that get me into the races?


Sorry, no. 100% of the parking fees collected go to the El Dorado County Fair Association.




Can I bring a backpack with my blanket, glasses and headphones?


Yes, to ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance.




Do you have partner hotels for the NorCal Posse Shootout?


Yes! The Hampton Inn has a block of rooms has been reserved for September 19, 2019 - September 22, 2019. The special room rate will be available until September 2nd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Book here: https://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/S/SACFOHX-NPS-20190919/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG




Do you have any area hotels or campgrounds that you recommend?


Yes! Please visit our lodging page to check out what is available in our area.




I am racing, what is the best entrance to use for my hauler?


Please see the team/vendor access page for all the info: https://www.placervillespeedway.com/team-access




What is your animal policy at Placerville Speedway?


Animals Service animals only, please! What is a service animal? A service animal is a guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. An individual may have more than one service animal. A Representative Of Placerville Speedway may ask (1) if the animal is a service animal required because of disability and (2) what task the animal has been trained to perform. However, a service animal requires no special tag, identification, certification, papers, harness, vest, cape, or pass. Patrons need to remember: “A service animal must always be under the control of the handler. A service animal must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the person’s disability prevents use of these devices. In that case, the person must use voice, signal, or other effective means to maintain control of the animal.” Placerville Speedway may refuse service animals that are deemed to pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others, or if the patron or service animal create a seriously disruptive atmosphere, or are otherwise not under a handlers control. An individual is not denied access if their service animal is denied access.




Code of Conduct - Placerville Speedway


Code of Conduct Placerville Speedway is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable sports & entertainment experience. Race fans have a right to expect an environment where:

  • Drivers and fans will respect and appreciate each and every fan.
  • Guests will be treated in a consistent, professional and courteous manner by all Placerville Speedway and race team personnel.
  • Guests will enjoy the race experience free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
  • Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
  • Guests will not engage in fighting, throwing objects or attempting to enter the racetrack. Those who engage in any of these actions will be immediately ejected.
  • There will not be any obscene or indecent messages on signs or clothing.
  • Guests will comply with requests from Placerville Speedway staff regarding operations and emergency response procedures.
Placerville Speedway staff have been trained to intervene where necessary to help ensure that the above expectations are met. Guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to a security guard, staff member, official or management. Guests who choose not to adhere to these provisions will be subject to ejection without refund, revocation of season tickets and may also be in violation of city ordinances resulting in possible arrest and prosecution.




Do you have a lost and found?


Lost & Found Any items found in the building should be turned into a Security Staff member, located near main entry gate. When a race or event ends, all unclaimed items are logged and secured. Any unclaimed items will be donated or discarded after 10 days. For any additional questions, please call the office at 530-344-7592




Lost Children/Persons


Lost children/persons should be reported to the nearest security or staff member.




I have a permit to carry a gun, can I bring it with me to the races?


The possession of firearms, explosives or weapons is NOT allowed, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess the same has been issued to the possessor.




Re-Entry Policy


Re-Entry Placerville Speedway has adopted a "no re-entry" policy after the completion of Heat Races. Guests who wish to return a to their vehicle, or need to exit and re-enter due to personal emergencies, must first make contact with a security staff member supervisor or Manager to make necessary arrangements.




Smoking Policy


Smoking Placerville Speedway has a designated smoking area. Smoking is only allowed in the smoking area and smoking is prohibited in the grandstands. Smoking includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers.




What is your alcohol policy at Placerville Speedway?


Alcohol Policy

  • Minors (under the age of 21) are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages.

  • Bringing alcoholic beverages into Placerville Speedway is not permitted.

  • Alcoholic beverages purchased in Placerville Speedway must be consumed inside the General Admission/Grandstand area where they are sold.

  • A maximum of two (2) alcoholic beverages per person may be purchased per sale.

  • Contributing to the delinquency of a minor will be cause for immediate removal from the event premises without a refund.

  • Guests who are intoxicated can and will be denied the purchase of alcohol and may be subject to ejection and/or arrest.

  • Guests who are intoxicated can and will be denied admittance to all areas of the event.

  • Placerville Speedway Management & Security reserves the right to check the ID of any guest trying to purchase alcohol that looks intoxicated or under the legal age limit.

  • Beer & Wine can be purchased near the main concession stand during all scheduled events. The outside bar near the turn 1 side of the grandstands will be open during selected events.

  • Any issues that involve an intoxicated guest, underage drinking, line jumping etc., shall be reported to Placerville Speedway Management or Security.

  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not allowed in the Pit Area during races/heats or warm-ups.




Do you sell season tickets?


Yes, you can buy season tickets online in our store, click here!




Can I buy tickets online the day of the event?


Online ticket sales close at 9 am the day of the event. At 3pm you can purchase at the ticket booth as a walk up.




How do I find out more about the Hangtown 100?


Be sure to visit www.hangtown100.com to get all the event details! Be sure to subscribe to their news to keep updated on all the event info as it is released! Tickets can be purchased online beginning February 14th at www.hangtown100.com/tickets




The website states online tickets are now closed, what do I do?


Online ticket sales close at 9 am the day of the event. At 3pm you can purchase at the ticket booth as a walk up.




Where can I get all the track COVID19 currrent info?


It is located on our COVID FAQ page here: link




Where can I get the COVID19 Waiver/Release?


It is located on our Forms page here: link





Hangtown 100

How do I find out more about the Hangtown 100?


Be sure to visit www.hangtown100.com to get all the event details! Be sure to subscribe to their news to keep updated on all the event info as it is released! Tickets can be purchased online beginning February 14th at www.hangtown100.com/tickets





Track Policies

Can I enter early and put blankets down to save seats?


NO. You are allowed to put a blanket down after the main gate opens at 3:00 pm and only save seats for the amount of tickets you have purchased.
NOTE: Any blankets spread out prior to 3:00 pm will be removed by track personnel prior to the gates being opened.




Can I bring in a cooler to the grandstands?


No. Outside food or beverages (with the exception on ONE sealed water bottle person) are not allowed inside our entry gate.




I have a permit to carry a gun, can I bring it with me to the races?


The possession of firearms, explosives or weapons is NOT allowed, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess the same has been issued to the possessor.




Can I bring a backpack with my blanket, glasses and headphones?


Yes, to ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance.




Code of Conduct - Placerville Speedway


Code of Conduct Placerville Speedway is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable sports & entertainment experience. Race fans have a right to expect an environment where:

  • Drivers and fans will respect and appreciate each and every fan.
  • Guests will be treated in a consistent, professional and courteous manner by all Placerville Speedway and race team personnel.
  • Guests will enjoy the race experience free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
  • Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
  • Guests will not engage in fighting, throwing objects or attempting to enter the racetrack. Those who engage in any of these actions will be immediately ejected.
  • There will not be any obscene or indecent messages on signs or clothing.
  • Guests will comply with requests from Placerville Speedway staff regarding operations and emergency response procedures.
Placerville Speedway staff have been trained to intervene where necessary to help ensure that the above expectations are met. Guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to a security guard, staff member, official or management. Guests who choose not to adhere to these provisions will be subject to ejection without refund, revocation of season tickets and may also be in violation of city ordinances resulting in possible arrest and prosecution.




What is your animal policy at Placerville Speedway?


Animals Service animals only, please! What is a service animal? A service animal is a guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. An individual may have more than one service animal. A Representative Of Placerville Speedway may ask (1) if the animal is a service animal required because of disability and (2) what task the animal has been trained to perform. However, a service animal requires no special tag, identification, certification, papers, harness, vest, cape, or pass. Patrons need to remember: “A service animal must always be under the control of the handler. A service animal must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the person’s disability prevents use of these devices. In that case, the person must use voice, signal, or other effective means to maintain control of the animal.” Placerville Speedway may refuse service animals that are deemed to pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others, or if the patron or service animal create a seriously disruptive atmosphere, or are otherwise not under a handlers control. An individual is not denied access if their service animal is denied access.




Re-Entry Policy


Re-Entry Placerville Speedway has adopted a "no re-entry" policy after the completion of Heat Races. Guests who wish to return a to their vehicle, or need to exit and re-enter due to personal emergencies, must first make contact with a security staff member supervisor or Manager to make necessary arrangements.




Smoking Policy


Smoking Placerville Speedway has a designated smoking area. Smoking is only allowed in the smoking area and smoking is prohibited in the grandstands. Smoking includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers.




What is your alcohol policy at Placerville Speedway?


Alcohol Policy

  • Minors (under the age of 21) are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages.

  • Bringing alcoholic beverages into Placerville Speedway is not permitted.

  • Alcoholic beverages purchased in Placerville Speedway must be consumed inside the General Admission/Grandstand area where they are sold.

  • A maximum of two (2) alcoholic beverages per person may be purchased per sale.

  • Contributing to the delinquency of a minor will be cause for immediate removal from the event premises without a refund.

  • Guests who are intoxicated can and will be denied the purchase of alcohol and may be subject to ejection and/or arrest.

  • Guests who are intoxicated can and will be denied admittance to all areas of the event.

  • Placerville Speedway Management & Security reserves the right to check the ID of any guest trying to purchase alcohol that looks intoxicated or under the legal age limit.

  • Beer & Wine can be purchased near the main concession stand during all scheduled events. The outside bar near the turn 1 side of the grandstands will be open during selected events.

  • Any issues that involve an intoxicated guest, underage drinking, line jumping etc., shall be reported to Placerville Speedway Management or Security.

  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not allowed in the Pit Area during races/heats or warm-ups.





Ticket Questions

Where can I buy tickets?


Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth on the day of the event beginning at 3pm. Or tickets can be purchased on our website under the schedule tab.




Do you sell season tickets?


Yes, you can buy season tickets online in our store, click here!




Can I buy 2 tickets this week and use one of them for next week?


No.




Can I purchase a Pit Pass to watch the races?


Yes, at either the main ticket booth or the Pit Gate. Ages 14+
Non-Member $45
Member $40 Ages 4-13: $20
Children must be supervised 100% of the time. No scooters, bikes, wagons, strollers, etc are allowed. Parents must be ALERT at all times in the Pit Area.




Can I buy tickets online the day of the event?


Online ticket sales close at 9 am the day of the event. At 3pm you can purchase at the ticket booth as a walk up.




Can I purchase a Pit Pass online or in advance?


No. All Pit Passes must be purchased on race day. Waivers and Release of Liability forms must be signed in front of a Placerville Speedway employee at the Pit Booth upon entry. Ages 14+
Non-Member $45
Member $40 Ages 4-13: $20
Children must be supervised 100% of the time. No scooters, bikes, wagons, strollers, etc are allowed. Parents must be ALERT at all times in the Pit Area.




The website states online tickets are now closed, what do I do?


Online ticket sales close at 9 am the day of the event. At 3pm you can purchase at the ticket booth as a walk up.





Race Teams

I am racing, what is the best entrance to use for my hauler?


Please see the team/vendor access page for all the info: https://www.placervillespeedway.com/team-access





General Questions

Can I reserve a seat?


Reserved seats can be acquired by purchasing season tickets. Otherwise all tickets are general admission.




Can I put my blanket down at 3:00 pm, leave the track to go have dinner and come back at 7:00 pm?


You can, but there are no guarantees, your blanket and seats will still be there when you return. We don’t recommend leaving your seats for long periods of time.




Can I enter early and put blankets down to save seats?


NO. You are allowed to put a blanket down after the main gate opens at 3:00 pm and only save seats for the amount of tickets you have purchased.
NOTE: Any blankets spread out prior to 3:00 pm will be removed by track personnel prior to the gates being opened.




Can I bring in a cooler to the grandstands?


No. Outside food or beverages (with the exception on ONE sealed water bottle person) are not allowed inside our entry gate.




What can I bring into the Grandstands?


One sealed water bottle per person is allowed. An EMPTY water bottle or hydro-flask type container is also allowed.




What time does the racing start?


Typically, cars are on the track for wheel packing at 5:30 pm followed by hot lap sessions, qualifying, stock car division hot lap sessions and heat races following at about 6:30 pm.




Can I use my credit/debit card to purchase tickets and again at the concession stand?


Yes. But, we do not accept American Express.




Is there an ATM?


Yes, near the Novelty/Candy booth.




I lost “something” while at the races, did you find it?


During an event, guests should check with security about lost and found articles at the Main Ticket booth.
On Non-Race days, Monday-Friday between 8:30 am - 4:00 pm guests can visit or call the El Dorado County Fairgrounds & Event Center office at (530)621-5860.




I dropped something under the grandstands?


Guests should check with security (located at the Main Ticket Booth) about retrieving dropped articles. Don’t ever jump the fence to retrieve your dropped item.




Do you have a lost and found?


Lost & Found Any items found in the building should be turned into a Security Staff member, located near main entry gate. When a race or event ends, all unclaimed items are logged and secured. Any unclaimed items will be donated or discarded after 10 days. For any additional questions, please call the office at 530-344-7592




We would like to have our company/organization attend a race as a group, can Placerville speedway accommodate us?


Yes. It varies depending on the number of tickets needed and the date of the event. We can even include food vouchers. We are very flexible and will do what we can to make it as easy as possible for you.




My child would like to have a birthday party at the races, do you offer party packages?


Yes, contact the office (530)344-7592 for all the details.




I paid $7 to park, does that get me into the races?


Sorry, no. 100% of the parking fees collected go to the El Dorado County Fair Association.




Can I bring a backpack with my blanket, glasses and headphones?


Yes, to ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance.




Do you have partner hotels for the NorCal Posse Shootout?


Yes! The Hampton Inn has a block of rooms has been reserved for September 19, 2019 - September 22, 2019. The special room rate will be available until September 2nd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Book here: https://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/S/SACFOHX-NPS-20190919/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG




Do you have any area hotels or campgrounds that you recommend?


Yes! Please visit our lodging page to check out what is available in our area.




Lost Children/Persons


Lost children/persons should be reported to the nearest security or staff member.





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