The Sonoma Raceway Fire/Safety Team has over 100 active members from various fire agencies throughout California, and across the country.

The Fire/Safety Team provides on-track fire suppression, vehicle extrication and EMS services for events at Sonoma Raceway throughout the year. Some of these events include, NASCAR, drag racing, Sonoma Drift, motorcycles, the Sears Point Racing Experience and much more!

In addition to providing services to raceway competitors, the Fire/Safety Team works closely with LIFEwest 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

If you have any additional questions or would like to apply, please contact Gail Cunningham.

Contact Information

Gail Cunningham
Operations Manager
(707) 933-3910
gcunningham@sonomaraceway.com