Gate Policies

Enhanced security measures will be implemented at gate entrances for the Auto Club 400 weekend.  This will include personal screening of all guests by use of metal detectors.  Please review in advance our policy of permitted and prohibited items in order to expedite the screening process.  Also plan on allowing extra time to enter the facility. 

In an effort to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for our race fans, while ensuring everyone’s timely entry into each event, the following policies are in effect:

Approved Carry-in Items

Fans may enter Auto Club Speedway with the following items:

  • Binoculars
  • Scanners
  • Headsets
  • Cameras
  • Soft Seat Cushions (No hard metal arms or structure)
  • Service Animals (With proper credentials)
  • Ear Plugs
  • Sunscreen (Aerosol cans are permitted)
  • Metal Cups, Insulated Cups, or Thermoses
  • Ice or Ice Packs
  • Strollers (Allowed through gates but not in grandstands)
  • Backpacks (School size, not to exceed 19” tall)
  • Soft- Sided Coolers (6” x 6” x 12” max.)
  • Sealed Plastic Water Bottles
Unauthorized Carry-in Items

The following items may not enter the admission gates:

  • Weapons (Firearms, Fixed-Bladed Knives, Folding Knives over 3” Blade)
  • Fireworks
  • Wagons, scooters, skates, skateboards, bicycles or hoverboards
  • Umbrellas
  • Selfie Sticks, tripods or monopods
  • Glass Containers
  • Laser Pointers
  • Flag Poles or Sticks ( Larger than pencil diameter )
  • Beach Balls, Frisbees or other Throwing Toys
  • Noisemakers
  • Dry Ice
  • Drones (UAS)
  • Non-Alcoholic and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Displays of the confederate flag will not be allowed


None of the above restricted items may be left in or around the gate area.  Please return items to your vehicle.  Any items left at the gates will be discarded.  Auto Club Speedway reserves the right to refuse entry of any item deemed inappropriate.

Text Messaging Program

Need help in the Grandstands, the O'Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone or anywhere else at the track on race weekend? Send us a text message.  Simply text ACSFAN followed by your question/issue and location to 69050. Standard SMS rates apply.

Non-Smoking Policy

In accordance with San Bernardino County Ordinance 31.0215, smoking is not allowed in any spectator seating area, including outdoor athletic recreation bleachers or similar areas used for the viewing of sports and athletic competition. Auto Club Speedway offers clearly marked “smoking areas” away from the seating areas.

More Information

If you have any questions during event weekends, please don’t hesitate to visit one of our many information booths, or seek assistance from one of our Guest Services Ambassadors.

Questions can also be directed to our Guest Services Department Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. by calling 909-429-5616 or by sending an email to guestservices@AutoClubSpeedway.com.

For More Information: If you have any questions during event weekends, please don't hesitate to visit one of our many information booths, or seek assistance from one of our Guest Service Ambassadors.

Questions can also be directed to our Guest Services Department Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. by calling 909-429-5616 or by sending an email to guestservices@AutoClubSpeedway.com.