IRWINDALE (CBSLA) — The Irwindale Speedway was adorned with a vacation lights show on Friday, dubbed Santa’s Speedway, simply in time for households to drive via of their automobiles and benefit from the scene on Christmas evening.
The 2-mile route, with a 110-foot Christmas tree central to the show, was a protected in-town getaway for Angelenos nonetheless hoping to partake in traditions in the course of the keep at house orders.
“It was such a blessing to have the ability to do one thing apart from sit at house with out our prolonged household,” stated attendee Brianne Rigoli.
Following coronavirus restrictions, all attendees should keep of their automobiles to assist stop the unfold of coronavirus.
Tim Huddleston, the president of the speedway, has labored there because it opened greater than 20 years in the past.
Since crowds can’t sit within the grandstands as they might in earlier years, Huddleston and his workforce got here up with the concept a couple of months again to host the sunshine show that wraps across the racetrack. The course begins on the drag strip with a 600-foot tunnel.
“We constructed the factor on website right here in six days with thirty individuals across the clock. It was fairly superior,” Huddleston stated.
Households have been appreciative of the onerous work that went into constructing the show.
“It’s really form of good to have the ability to do one thing enjoyable for our household for Christmas apart from being house alone,” stated attendee Nancy Velasquez.
Santa’s Speedway will stay open via January tenth.
Go to santasspeedway.com for ticket info.