Personal Transportation Vehicles at the Raceway

Personal transportation vehicles include, but are not limited to:

  • ATVs
  • Golf Carts
  • Motorized Bikes
  • Unlicensed Motorcycles

Personal transportation vehicles are allowed at the raceway, but must be driven responsibly.  Drivers must follow posted speed limits and keep vehicles in camping areas and on paved roads surrounding the raceway.

The number of passengers, including the driver, cannot exceed the number of seats in the vehicle.

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding and/or driving in restricted areas, including the racetrack or pit areas, will result in arrest, fines, and forfeiture of ticket renewal privileges.

No one under the age of 16 is allowed to operate a vehicle at Sonoma Raceway.  Drivers must have a valid driver's license.

Main Gate Hours of Operation 

6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Monday-Sunday 
*Gate hours subject to change during event weekends and holidays. 

Guest Code of Conduct

The raceway staff supports an environment where guests can enjoy the event experience free from unacceptable behavior, including but not limited to the following:

  • Foul/abusive language or obscene gestures
  • Fighting, taunting, or making threatening remarks or gestures
  • Excessive alcohol consumption or intoxication
  • Any disruption of the event, including throwing of objects or trespassing in restricted areas
  • Smoking in or around the seating areas
  • Displays of affection not appropriate in a public, family setting
  • Obscene or indecent clothing
  • Sitting in a location other than your ticketed seat

Guests not adhering to the above code, or behaving inappropriately will be asked to leave the facility. Please remember to be courteous and considerate while at the raceway. If anyone is interfering with your enjoyment of the event, please contact the nearest raceway representative for assistance.

Guest Guidelines

The following items are allowed at the raceway:

  • Bags/Backpacks (may not exceed 18"x18"x6" in size)
  • Coolers (may not exceed 15"x15"x15" in size)
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Seat Cushions

Guests are not allowed to enter the facility with the following items:

  • Alcohol (cans or bottles)
  • Bottles/glass containers
  • Fireworks
  • Inline skates/skateboards
  • Lawn chairs and stadium-type seats with legs (all chairs must sit flat against your seat (No legs))
  • Umbrellas in seating areas
  • Wagons
  • Weapons, including, but not limited to, guns, knives, stun guns and pepper spray

All items and persons at the raceway are subject to search and seizure. Bag Checks are located throughout the raceway property. You can choose to take prohibited items back to your car or surrender them to security. Once an item is surrendered it cannot be reclaimed. Please keep your bags/backpacks and coolers with you at all times.


Pets are allowed in camping areas only. Only seeing-eye dogs, or dogs used to assist disabled guests, are allowed in competitor pit and seating areas.

Campground Rules and Restrictions

  • CHARCOAL barbecues are not allowed at the raceway. Gas grills using propane are permitted.
  • Open flame or open pit campfires are prohibited
  • Camping is permitted in designated areas only
  • Quiet Time will be enforced from midnight-6 a.m. - music, portable generators, etc, must be turned off during those times
  • Keep fire lanes open at all times
  • Offensive signs, public drunkenness and profanity will not be tolerated
  • The selling of unauthorized merchandise is not permitted
  • Alcohol may not be sold or distributed to people other than those staying in your RV
  • Alcohol is allowed in camping areas. However, alcohol may not be brought from camping areas into any seating or pit areas. Alcohol is available for purchase throughout the raceway.
  • No waste-water dumping is allowed. Those caught dumping are subject to fine, arrest and immediate ejection from the raceway
  • No fireworks
  • No weapons