Remote-Control Auto Racing at Elings Park’s “Channel Islands Raceway”

Veteran racers and beginners are welcome at Channel Islands Raceway

Facilities include:

  • Large Track for practice and on race days for 1/8 scale, electric and nitro buggies and truggies only
  • Small Track for both 1/10 and 1/8 scale, just for fun by both beginners and advanced drivers
  • State of the art Drivers Stand
  • Pit Tables which are shaded for day races, lit for night races
  • Parking is free for Raceway Members, $5 on weekends for visitors
  • Note: No RV parking is available in Elings Park. The closest RV facility is Earl Warren Showgrounds.

Club Races

Held the last Saturday of the month
Facility opens at 7 a.m.
Racing begins at 10 a.m.

Most club races are announced by Erik “Notch” Johnson.

The typical “last Saturday” schedule may be impacted by holidays and other racing series held at the track. Please check Channel Islands Raceway social media for current information.

Become a Raceway Member!

Are you a remote-control racing enthusiast?

A Channel Islands Raceway membership gives you access to the raceway whenever the park is open. Sharpen your skills, test out new gear, and (often) enjoy having the track all to yourself.

Adult: $125
Family: $45 for each additional family member aged 18 years or under (maximum 2 additional per membership)

Membership is not required for Club Races and other organized racing events.

For membership information, please email

Download Membership Form

Recent Raceway Event

Hot Race Gran Prix for expert nitro buggies, held in February 2023, attracted big-name pro racers and enthusiasts alike.

The Raceway had a Euro-style layout with concrete and Astroturf sections for this event. The track was designed by Maddox Stretz and installed by Factory Tracks. The announcer was Notch Johnson. Racing photos taken by Tommaso Boddi.

Stay Up to Date

Follow Channel Islands Raceway to get the most up to date info on upcoming practice days, club races, and special events.

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