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Nissfest Ride Along and Drift Course

HotPit Drift Experience: Hosted by Nissfest

Presented By HotPit AUTOFEST

Spike Drift

2019 Nissfest brought out Spike Drift! What a party!

More Than a Car Show: The Nissan Festival

Car Show, Drift Event, Shopping, Music, Food and of course Nissan Enthusiast Community!

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What would a festival be without the hottest Magazine and Instagram car Models?

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Please Note : Nissfest Irwindale 2023 event will not host a Drift Competition  but instead Ride Along’s will be available with The Hot Pit Drift Experience Hosted By Formula Drift Pro Driver Jeff Jones .


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Open Drift Event  

Nissfest Ride Along and Drift Course

Get ready for the ride of your life! Get a Hot Pit Drift Experience Ride Along at Nissfest.



The Nissfest Drift Day will be an open drift day for all cars. There will be two 1.5 hour morning practice sessions. Followed by an hour of solo and tandem qualifying. The top drivers in each class will get to move on to the final competition session in the evening. Finally, the top performing solo drivers and the final tandem battles will take place under the Irwindale lights in front of a packed house!
This is the perfect opportunity for you to have fun in your own car in the Irwindale Speedway oval. The multiple class format will allow you to drive at your own pace and speed. Advanced drivers will have the opportunity to tandem with their friends, with the option to drive on the big Irwindale bank!


To register and for more details click the button below.

*Registration covers track use only. Drivers and Passengers must purchase a $30 general admission ticket.


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Welcome to The Hot PIT

HOTPIT AUTOFEST is the NEWEST and MOST EXCITING event in Southern California! Including some of the best Drifters on the West Coast competing in door to door battles, it’s adrenaline pumping action you do not want to miss!

Strap In For The Ride Of Your Life!

Get your ride along with a Hot Pit Autofest Driver.

Slide with the best!

Jeff Jones, Formula Drift Pro and his crew represent at this tire slaying, asphalt chewing, pulse pounding drift exhibition hosted at Irwindale Speedway for Nissfest SoCal 2023!

Ride along tickets are sold at the gate and are first come first serve!

Bring a Go Pro or 2 because this is gonna be epic! 

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Nissfest Drift Sessions

Seat Time, Camping, Drift Games

The Affinity Circuit is located in Southern Oregon. This Course is the first stop in the Nissfest Tour. Nissfest Drift Sessions are the ultimate track day weekends with Camping, Food, Live Dj, Light Shows, Drift Challenges and More.

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