Venue Details

23 Star Starred
Action Sports Arena
@OC Fair 100 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-708-1500
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My husband met us after 5pm. He parked across the street at college so parking was free and fairly close.
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Deep fried oreos, deep fried pickles and the bacon wrapped portobello mushrooms were great!
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46 events
13 reviews
15 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

My hubby and I had never seen this exciting dirt bike racing before. My toes were curled as I grabbed onto my dear hubby while watching these competitive fellows speed around the track and sometimes sliding into the walls. Those guys are...continued

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 14 2012

Great seats, enjoyed the racing

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6 reviews
14 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

Enjoyed the fact that the goldstar tickets also included admission to the Fair but the stadium seating was disappointing. Overall it was fun watching the Speedway races and hanging out at the Fair before and after was great!

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Website

http://ocfair.com/2012/entertainment/action_sports_arena.asp

Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about the Speedway Derby rules, including tracks, bikes, races and scoring, and check out racing videos.

Description

Be prepared for an exciting and action-packed time at the 39th Annual Speedway Derby. Along with the energy-charged crowd, the air is filled with excitement, bikes revving in the background as the announcer calls out the colorful riders’ names.

The races are held in “scratch” and “handicap” format which allows for more closely-matched heats. The bikes are very specialized and run on methanol going from 0 to 60 in under 3 seconds with no brakes. Short 4 and 5 lap heats build up to a mind-blowing main event that pits the best against each other for an all-or-nothing blow-out heat.

There are also added attractions such as freestyle motocross jumpers, sidecars, chopper races and other fun stuff along with the speedway racing.