The Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety Team has over 100 active members from various fire agencies throughout California, Nevada, Oregon and Utah.

The Fire/Safety Team provides on-track fire suppression, vehicle extrication and EMS services for events at Sonoma Raceway including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Blancpain GT World Challenge America Series, MotoAmerica motorcycle racing, CSRG historic car racing, 24 Hours of Lemons, NHRA Drag Racing and Sonoma Drift.

In addition to providing services to raceway competitors, the Fire/Safety Team works closely with Falck ambulance service and REACH medical helicopters to provide off-track fire suppression and EMS assistance to raceway guests.

Members come from a variety of fire service backgrounds. The majority of the members are active or retired firefighters, paramedics and EMTs. We also welcome those that are wishing to start a career in the fire service or those who have extensive knowledge in recovery efforts and towing experience.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety Team is to provide exceptional services to all groups operating on track through the protection of life, property, and creating a safe racing environment for all who compete and spectate.

How to Become a Member

We are always looking for new members to join our team. Whether you are a current or retired firefighter, just starting in the fire service career, or have knowledge of towing or recovery efforts, the Fire/Safety Team here at Sonoma Raceway is the perfect match for those looking for a part-time job that combines your passion of firefighting/recovery and motorsports.

Minimum Qualifications

In order to join the Safety team, you must have at least:

  • State Certified Firefighter 1
  • EMT-B

Applications and instructions are listed at the bottom of this page.  If you have any additional questions, please contact Gail Cunningham.

Contact Information

Gail Cunningham
Operations Manager
(707) 933-3910