Media Center

On behalf of Auto Club Speedway, we would like to welcome the media to Southern California’s premier motorsports facility. It remains our goal to make your job in covering the events here as easy and as pleasant as possible. Whether it's covering our NASCAR or Dragway events or any of our ancillary events happening throughout the year, our class-act staff will provide you with information and accommodations to make your job here unforgettable.

Media credentials are issued to working media only. All credentials are non-transferable, and any unauthorized use will subject the bearer to removal from the premises and confiscation of the credential. The credential building, which is located on the southwest side of the track near the tunnel entrance. All media must check in, with proper ID, at the credential building to acquire credential or access sticker(s).

Credentials are good for admittance to Auto Club Speedway, while special access stickers regulate the accessibility to a number of areas at the speedway, including Media Center (located on the front stretch near the pit area), Skybox Press Box (located above the grandstand), Terrace Suite Press Box (located above the Media Center and Victory Lane.

Photo credentials are issued in the same manner as other passes. The Photo Center is located on the front stretch near the pit area and is equipped with phone lines, internet access and plenty of counter space for computers. All credentialed photographers that attend the mandatory photo meeting will be issued a vest. Photo vests must be worn at all times.


Please see below links to the credential application process at NASCAR-owned facilities for the balance of 2022. If you plan to attend multiple events at NASCAR-owned tracks throughout the remainder of the season, please select each race track you plan to attend using one of the following the forms based on your role within the industry. 

Please note that a received application is not a guarantee of access, and all applications will be thoroughly vetted. If approved, you will receive an email confirmation of your approval and all credentials will be picked up at the race track at a designated location. No credentials, parking passes or stickers will be mailed. 

If you are filling out the form for multiple applicants at your organization, please include a unique email and cell phone number for each applicant.

Media credential requests are now closed. For late or special requests, please reach out to Matt Humphrey. 


NASCAR's track communications team handles all public relations, media relations, community affairs, and souvenir program publications. Please direct questions and requests to:

MATT HUMPHREY, Director of Track Communications, West Region: 386-453-8693 
[email protected]
Credential Office Phone (race week only): 909-429-5620
Media Center Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-5970
Skybox Press Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-5222
Terrace Suite Press Phone (race weekend only): 909-429-8309
A media only website is available for working media. For access, please contact Matt Humphrey.