The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series blasts onto the Sonoma drag strip, July 27-29. Track records were set in 2017 and we’ve got your front-row seat to see John Force, Antron Brown and Ron Capps as they push the limits to be quicker and faster than ever before. Check back as more exciting details are announced, or give one of our Raceway Specialists a call to hear how you can make the most out of your NHRA experience.
Fire & Safety
The Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety Team provides on-track fire suppression, vehicle extrication and EMS services for all major motor sport events at Sonoma Raceway. Those events include the Monster Energy NASCAR Series, Verizon IndyCar® Series and Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series. Team members also provide on-track protection for track rental events including the Simraceway Performance Driving Center, Shelby Club and AFM, among others.
In addition to providing services to raceway competitors, the Fire/Safety Team works closely with verihealth Inc. and REACH to provide off-track fire suppression and EMS assistance to raceway guests in seating areas, campgrounds and parking lots.
The Fire/Safety Team has over 100 active members from various fire agencies throughout California, Nevada, Oregon and Utah.
Members come from a variety of fire service backgrounds including wild land, municipality and volunteer. The majority of the members are active firefighters, paramedics and EMTs. Retired fire fighters and those wishing to start a career in the fire service are also welcome.
The Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety Team provides for the safety and welfare of all raceway guests through preservation of life, property, and the environment.
How to Become a Member
We are always looking for new members to join our team. Are you a current or retired firefighter looking for a part-time job that combines your two passions of firefighting and motor sports? If so, this is the job for you.
Many Fire/Safety Team Members work only major Sonoma Raceway events like NASCAR, and INDYCAR. If you would like to work once or twice a year, positions are available. If you would like to work more often, we are always looking for staff to fill weekday and weekend positions for raceway test sessions and track rental events.
In order to join the team, you must have at least:
- State Certified Firefighter 1
Applications and instructions are listed at the bottom of this page. If you have any additional questions, please contact Daniel Kenber.
Director, Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety
For all the necessary forms please contact Lauren Cracraft for more information.