Stopping street takeovers: Irwindale Speedway promotes safe racing

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A driver squeals around in donuts in the burnout box at Irwindale Speedway. Photo by Rebekah Ludman.

Street takeovers have become a dangerous nuisance in California over the past few years. The owners of the Irwindale Speedway are trying to persuade the lawbreaking racers to get their thrills legally at the racetrack.

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