Yesterday, the famed road course had a major fire on their property
Sonoma Raceway is a road course based in Sonoma, California. The track hosts motorsports events such as NASCAR and INDYCAR.
The track is based in wine country. The hills of California bring an elevation change of 160 feet throughout the length of the circuit.
View the Sonoma Raceway fire photos below.
One of those hills caught fire On Wednesday. The entire side of the mountain grass went ablaze.
Cal Fire LNU comments
On Wednesday afternoon they stated, “15 acres, 20% containment, forward progress has been stopped, releasing aircraft.”
The fire was later contained.
Sonoma Raceway comments
“A MASSIVE thank you to CAL FIRE LNU, Schell Vista Fire Protection and all other first responders for their quick response to stop any forward progress of the fire that threatened our property today.”
The track added, “Everyone is safe including structures, the track… and, of course, the beloved sheep.”
Sonoma Raceway is set to host the NASCAR Cup Series next week. The Toyota / Save Mart 350 is scheduled for June 12th, 2022.