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Frequently asked questions


Can I camp at Thunderhill?

Camping is typically set up by the track day provider or club. Please contact them to find out if they will be providing camping for their event.

When camping is provided, you will have access to the paddock between 5:30 pm and 12:00 midnight.

Always be courteous to your neighbors and keep the noise down to a minimum. There is absolutely no track access by motorized vehicles after the track goes cold for the day.

Is Fuel Available At Thunderhill?

Yes! Fuel is always available at Thunderhill. The gas pumps are located in the south paddock area near the front gates. Credit cards are accepted 24 hours a day.

110 leaded race fuel is only accessible between the hours of 7am and 7pm.

Can anyone rent the track and put on an event?

Yes! Anyone over 18 years of age may rent the track privately. Just give us a call at 530-934-5588 ext.103 and we will help you bring your motorsports dreams to life!

When I call the track to put on an event, what do they need to know?

  • What is your experience of putting on a track day? Have you done other days elsewhere? Is this your first-time ever?
  • How many cars do you anticipate having?
  • If you just want to get on track yourself, register with a current track group.
  • Prices depend on the month/season - Cheaper dates are in January, February and December; highest dates are April, September & October
  • Many extra services can be provided for a fee
  • Thunderhill will provide the track and services requested
  • You will register your own participants and collect fees directly
  • You can provide your schedule for the event or the track can do it for you
  • There will be a morning meeting where track staff let you know the rules and format for the day
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Can I just show up anytime and go on track?

No. You need register with one of the many groups who rent the track. Groups are listed on the Event Schedule. Click on a group’s name; if they are open to participants their web address will be listed in the description. Go to their page and see if that group is appropriate for you.

Can I ship packages to Thunderhill?

Yes. Shipping Address:

Thunderhill Raceway
5250 Hwy 162
Willows, CA 95988

Any packages shipped to Thunderhill and unclaimed for 30 days will be discarded.  Packages sent to the PO Box will be delayed.

Are dogs allowed at Thunderhill?

Yes! We love dogs too. However they must be leashed at all times. Animals are not allowed in any buildings at Thunderhill unless it is a certified service dog.

If you have an aggressive dog, please do everyone a favor and leave Fido at home. Dog attacks are very serious and we do not want your dog injuring a person or another pet. Failure to follow these pet rules will result in you and your pet being asked to leave the property.

Are there restrooms and showers at Thunderhill?

Yes there are real restrooms and showers at Thunderhill Raceway. They are located near the center of the paddock in both the East and West paddocks. Since late 2021, there is also a new restroom and shower building at the North end of the East Paddock.

Are there garages available for rent at Thunderhill?

At this time all 42 garages are rented. We do plan to build more garages in 2023. To inquire about possible openings, contact Terry Taylor at 530-624-8482.

Is there a gate fee at Thunderhill?

Generally speaking there is no gate fee to come to Thunderhill and watch the events. There are some clubs who do charge a gate fee.  NASA and AFM typically charge $15 to enter the paddock. It is always best to call before arriving. For more info contact us at 530-934-5588 ext 103.

Are there RV hookups at Thunderhill?

We offer electrical hookups only at Thunderhill. No water or sewer hookups are provided.

We have NEMA 1450 receptacles for RV hookups throughout the paddock. They are not to be used for EV charging.

Generally speaking the club that has rented the track pays for the electrical hookups for their participants. Paddock space and electrical hookups are on a first come, first served basis.

Does Thunderhill accommodate electric vehicles?

The charging stations are the Series 7 Plus, the most powerful Level 2 fleet charging solution on the market. They are located inside the paddock, northeast of the SCCA Office building (the first building on your right when you enter the track).

The charging platforms accept standard EV plugs. Thunderhill has contracted with Sema Connect to provide EV charging for our customers. You will need to have an account with them and work out how to utilize these pedestals for your needs. Each plug provides 80 amps of charging capacity (2 plugs per unit) requiring 2 @100 amp breakers for each pedestal.

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