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Buttonwillow Raceway Track


Buttonwillow Raceway Park is a motorsports park in Kern County, California, 10 miles (16 km) north of the town of Buttonwillow and 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bakersfield. Owned and operated by the California Sports Car Club, a region of SCCA, Buttonwillow is the "flagship" track of Cal Club, and is also the location of the Club's administrative offices.
Located in the central part of California, Buttonwillow Raceway is approximately 4–5 hours' drive from San Francisco and San Diego, and approximately two hours from Los Angeles. It is located 1⁄2 miles (0.80 km) west of Interstate 5 on Lerdo Highway, and its main feature - the race control tower - can be seen from at least two miles (3 km) going either direction on the interstate. When events are held here, most stay either in RVs, fifth-wheel trailers or the specially-constructed worker compound (or "worker village") on the track grounds, or in the hotels on Highway 58 in Buttonwillow itself.

The facilities offers

* Three separate tracks
o Combined track configuration of three miles
o Separate west track of 1.86 miles
o Separate east track of 1.06 miles
o All tracks can be run in both directions
* 36' track width, 40' on front straight
* Exceptional safety with minimal walls and hazards
* Moderate climate allows year round use
* Main straight 3,800 feet in length - usable as a test drag strip
* Various turn bankings up to 10%, negative camber turns, crowned turns similar to street courses and fast elevation changes.
* Skid pad 300' x 305'
* Multiple (more than 30) race and test configurations, purpose designed to emulate street and road racing courses
* A full spectrum of safety equipment on site or available by advance arrangement
* Paved and landscaped paddock, accommodates 700 race cars on pavement
* Race fuel on site
* Concessions and souvenirs available


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