Radio-Controlled Car Racing

The Channel Islands Raceway operates throughout the year. Membership is required.

Membership rates:

  • Adult – $120.00
  • Family – $25.00 for each additional family member
  • Day pass – $5.00

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For more information on how to participate in this exciting sport, please visit Veteran racers and beginners are welcome!

For more information please email  or call Elings Park’s administrative office at (805) 569-5611.

Races takes place on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays every month at 9:30 am, weather permitting. Get there early for practice and signup. It’s $20 for the first class and $15 for each additional class for Saturday races. A membership is NOT required to race.

Quick Facts:

Classes on race days: 
Short Course 2WD and 4WD, 1/8 scale Nitro and Electric Buggy, 1/10 Buggy 2WD & $4WD, Truggy and Monster Truck. Depends on who shows up with what.

The track is open during park hours: sunrise to sunset.

All proceeds from the membership go directly to the park to cover insurance and liability.

Day passes are available for $5 for the day, and can be purchased at the park’s office.

Track cannot be modified without permission, please send an email to  Maintenance like sweeping, weeding, removing rocks, and watering are always encouraged. Every year the track is rebuilt with heavy equipment which drives the cost up to around $3,000. Elings Park does not provide any financial aid to the R/C track, meaning that any maintenance required is privately funded.