Glen Helen National Facts and FAQ’s

Glen Helen National Facts and FAQ’s

 Here are some quick Glen Helen National Facts and FAQ’s

 

Track Rules

  • NO PIT VEHICLES – VIOLATORS will be asked to leave without refunds (Violator’s bikes will be locked up for the entire weekend.)
  • NO CARRY IN ALCOHOL ALLOWED  IN THE PARK
  • NO GLASS BOTTLES 
  • TRACK RE-ENTRY – Must have  an approved wristband for re-entry to event.
  • NO INDIVIDUAL THURSDAY or FRIDAY  ONLY TICKETS SOLD
  • NO EASY-UP AWNINGS ALLOWED
  • BANNERS, FLAGS  AND PENNANTS ARE THE PRIVATE  PROPERTY OF  GLEN HELEN – Removal of these items will be considered theft and punishable by law.
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY: Have a great time and “Feel the Speed!”

 

Important Traffic and Parking Information

Below is some helpful information about race-day traffic and your parking options for the morning. 

Please click on the map to see a larger version. 

 

Blue Route: Parking – $10


Red Route: Parking – $20

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the General Admission Gates Located?

Gate 1 – Located off of the 215 FWY on Verdemont Road

Gate 3 – Located off of the 15 FWY on Glen Helen Parkway

Can I purchase tickets at the event?

Yes, you can always buy General Admission tickets at Gates 1 on Wed-Sat and Gate 3 on Sat Only

What ages are the child tickets?

Child tickets are for ages 6-12.  Children 5 and under are free.

Where can I purchase a Pit Pass?

You Purchase Pit passes inside the facility at the Pit Entrance.

What is the official Glen Helen Hotel?

We recommend accommodations at The Double Tree Hotel in San Bernardino. (909) 889-0133

Are we allowed to bring food/drinks?

Yes.  However, NO GLASS and NO ALCOHOL can be carried in.

Can we bring chairs? 

Yes, you can bring chairs.

Can we bring an EZ-up?

No, EZ-up’s are not allowed due to causing obstruction of viewing for other attendees.

How can I listen to the Glen Helen National? 

You can listen to the race on 101.5 FM.

My printer broke. Can I use my smart phone to redeem my online ticket?

We urge fans to always print out their tickets and bring them to the event. Your phone may or not work depending on cellular reception.

Do you have a handicapped viewing area?

Yes. It is located by the 24-hour trophy.

Do you have a sponsor’s village?

Yes. It is located by the paddock entrance.

Do you have food and beer vendors?

Yes, there will be multiple food and beer vendors located throughout the racetrack facility.

Do you allow early entry on Wednesday or Thursday?

No – we do not allow any early entry on Wednesday or Thursday.

Can I purchase Paddock Passes on race day? And where?

Yes, you can purchase them on race day just east of the paddock entrance gate.

 

 


Some Glen Helen Fast Facts

  • Glen Helen is located in the heart of Southern California, which is often referred to as the “epicenter” of the sport of Motocross.
  • Steep hills, huge jumps, and rough, unforgiving terrain, make it one of the most popular tracks in Southern California.
  • Motocross fans in Southern California were given a special surprise when the 2014 series schedule was announced and it included Glen Helen Raceway. The venue had hosted AMA nationals for 16 years from 1993 through 2009, but did not hold a Pro Motocross event for several seasons prior to 2014.
  • Glen Helen has been hosting racing events since 1985. The facility is located north of San Bernardino in the area of Devore. The park is set on 256 acres and against a mountainside, which provides plenty of options for significant elevation changes, including the infamous climb and descent down “Mount St. Helens”.  The park can further trace its roots back to Arroyo Cycle Park, which was located nearby and was founded in the early 1970’s.
  • Over the years, the facility has hosted many forms of off road racing, including Sand Drags, Motocross races, ATV races and Off Road Truck races.
  • In 1990 Glen Helen Raceway hosted its first major event, the United States 500cc Grand Prix of Motocross. This event was held again in 1991 and 1992. After hosting those GP events, the track began hosting AMA nationals in 1993.
  • Today Glen Helen Raceway has made significant investments in its facility, including the addition of multiple tracks for a variety of off-road events.
  • Glen Helen is one of two tracks that the series visits that is located on County owned land and is Approved Concessioner of the San Bernardino County Regional Parks Department. The track is operated by Lori Bryant with the help of a large number of dedicated employees.

History

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Glen Helen Raceway started its path to fame back in 1985, when it held several Sand Drag events, Off Road events and Motocross events. In 1991 Glen Helen Raceway hosted its first major event, the United States World Championship Motocross and again in 1992. With these two events added to the Glen Helen Raceway venue it was the beginning of a growing and nationally known track.

In 1995 and 1996 two more major events came to Glen Helen Raceway, the Off Road Winter Series and the AMA 125/250 MX Nationals. With these events added to Glen Helen Raceway’s schedule, it became one of the most seen and raced on tracks in the world.  Today Glen Helen Raceway has added more racetracks and has put thousands of dollars into its facility. Glen Helen Raceway has the National MX track, Rem/Vintage track, PeeWee track and a brand new registration tower.

Glen Helen Raceway has always strived to give fans and participants an awesome opportunity to “Feel the Speed” while enjoying all that the sport of Motocross has to offer.