Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

11:00am til 6pm

Irwindale Speedway, CA

Facebook Event

Vendor/Sponsorship info -


Big SOCAL EURO is one of the largest all European car events on the West Coast. We are excited to be one of the longest running car events of it’s kind, since 2001. The event features over 3,000 European cars throughout the region. Bring your family to meet other European car enthusiasts. Where what you bring is part of the show! People are greater than cars! #BigSOCALEURO #SOCALEURO #iLOVEEUROS #BIGSCE

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  • Euro Showdown car show
    Judging is by People's Choice

  • Drifting / Burnout exhibition

  • Car-Board - Keyboard Meetup

  • Drag Racing

  • Over 30 vendors

  • Food truck & concessions

  • DJ music

  • Audi Fest, one of largest gathering of Audi's on West Coast

  • European car enthusiast from California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Washington and more ! (Texas even !!)


** Entry include with General Admission **

  • Set of Toyo Tires

  • Set of Wheels

  • Solowerks coilover kits

  • Mother's Detailing products

  • Eibach Spring kits & Pro-Kit

  • Custom European Plates

  • and more !!

** Must be present to win! **

Euro Showdown / VIP Parking

Park in the main area of the show. Includes entry into Euro Showdown to win award by People's Choice & Raffle ticket entry. ** Requires a License Plate to be displayed.

Awards! ** Subject to change **

  • Best of Show!

  • Best of Audi Fest

  • Top 5 - Euro Showdown

  • Top 10 - Audi Fest

  • Top 10 - Volkswagen

  • Top 5 - Mercedes

  • Top 5 - BMW

  • Top 5 - Other Euro

  • Top 3 - Fastest cars (Drag Racing)

Audi Fest

Audi Fest is exclusive area within the Euro Showdown for the Audi Clubs of the region.

Check out coverage from 2019 on Quattro magazine.

General Parking

General Parking will be free. General Parking will be in the oval track. There is a per person General Admission Fee for entrance to Speedway, register early for a discount rate. Children under 12 free with adult.

  • Raffle ticket entry is included with all Gate Fee. Ticket number is your raffle number.

Drag Racing

Full day of racing. Are you the Fastest car of Big SOCAL EURO?

Featured Car

Think you have a vehicle for featured car area? More info on Featured Car section.


Courtyard by Marriot Monrovia - $119/night + fees (10 min to Irwindale Speedway)

Examples of registration

** Assuming before Aug 2nd registration

Euro Showdown, Driver, wife & 2 kids
$30 (Euro Showdown, Driver) + $10 (wife) + $0 (kids under 13) =

Drag Racing, Driver, 2x friends
$40 (Drag Racing) + $10 (friend1) + $10 (friend2) =

General Admissions with 2x friends

$10 (Driver) + $10 (friend1) + $10 (friend2) = $30

Event Schedule

6am - 9am - Vendor setup

9am-11am - VIP Parking / Euro Showdown / Audi Fest roll-in

11am - Event start

5pm - Raffle event

6pm - End of event

Registration Info

General Admissions (per person)

$10 - Ends Monday August 2nd
$15 - Ends Monday Sept 13th
$20 - Until day of event / at gate

Euro Showdown (includes General A.)

$30 - Ends Monday August 2nd
$35 - Ends Monday Sept 13th
$40 - Until day of event / at gate

Drag Racing (includes General A.)

$40 - Ends Monday August 2nd
$50 - Ends Monday Sept 13th
$60 - Until day of event / at gate

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why is Big SOCAL EURO leaving San Diego?

  • Unfortunately, San Diego Stadium (Qualcomm/SDCCU) has been demolished/torn down. We knew it was coming for last several years and looked at many options. In the end, Irwindale Speedway had the capacity, drag strip & location that allowed the event to thrive.

Is parking free?

  • Parking is free for General Admissions, but there is a per person fee for anyone 13 years & older.

VIP Parking versus Euro Showdown?

  • They are really the same thing. If you just want the best parking, just get Euro Showdown. Gives you VIP Parking plus the ability to be entered in People's Choice judging.

What items are prohibited?

  • No BBQ grills allowed. Sorry, it is against Speedway liability concerns.

  • Outside alcohol

  • Glass/Glass Containers

  • Knives/Weapons

  • Fireworks/Explosives

  • Drugs or any kind of illegal substance

  • Pets (except for service animals)

  • Bicycles must be left outside front entrance

  • Drones or any other unmanned aircraft & kites

  • Marker pens and spray paint

  • Megaphones, PA Systems, Air Horns

*Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items.

Why is there a General Admission Fee?

  • Irwindale Speedway has a lot of amenities that we previously never had. This includes properly maintained drag strip, drift out arena, on-site bathroom, K-rails, fencing & barricades and a lot more security & staffing. This adds additional cost for the event. We understand we maintained a 'FREE' general admissions for 18 years, but reality is with an event this large there are many costs to run it safely and properly. We intend to maintain a fair cost for participating in our events.

Is Big SOCAL EURO all ages?

  • Yes it is! We are family friendly. All children under 12 years & under can enter show with accompanying adult.

Are pets allowed?

  • Sorry, no pets allowed. Only service animals are allowed within guidelines.

Is food & drinks available?

  • Yes, food concessions & food vendors will be on-site.

Is Big SOCAL EURO rain or shine?

  • Yes, rain or shine!

Are tent canopies allowed?

    • Yes. Inside VIP Parking there will be restricted areas that allow canopies toward North side of the lot. In General Parking, as long as you are not overcrowding the parking spaces. Weight is required for all canopies. We want to make sure everyone has somewhere to stay shaded.

What are Drag Racing & Speedway rules?

Alfa Romeo | Audi | Bentley | BMW | Bugatti | Ferrari | Fiat | Jaguar | Lotus | Mercedes | Mini | Lamborghini | Porsche | Land Rover | Saab | Volkswagen | Volvo

Volkswagen | HRE Wheels | Toyo Tires | Kormodiv | Mothers Polish | Rotiform | RW Carbon | KW Suspension | Universal Technical Institute | Eibach Suspension | Neuspeed | Solo Werks

COVID Safety:

Security will enforce any state or county rules. California mask requirements, please visit - ** **