From Lance Jennings
SANTA MARIA, CA – JUNE 23, 2010… Officials with the USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Car Series have confirmed that the August 7th race scheduled at the Bakersfield Speedway has been moved to Hanford’s Giant Chevrolet Speedway.
The powerful 360 sprints will visit the Santa Maria Speedway this Saturday, June 26th. In addition, the series will return to the Santa Maria clay on July 24th, August 28th, and September 18th. The “Ron Otto Memorial” on August 28th is part of the Southwest Contractors 360 Clash, a four race mini-series with a $5000 point fund.
Hanford’s Giant Chevrolet Speedway will host events on July 17th, August 7th, August 21st, and September 11th. The “Jim Turner Memorial” on September 11th will be the finale for the Southwest Contractors 360 Clash with $2500 available to the series winner, $1500 for second, and $1000 for third.
Tulare’s Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway will host a special program on October 1st and 2nd. The event will feature the popular Trophy Cup format for the non-wing 360 sprint cars. Race organizers plan to make this an event to remember.
To date, point leader Craig Stidham leads all drivers with four main event wins. Other drivers to visit victory circle are Dean Alexander, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr., Justyne Hamblin, Bud Kaeding, Ricky Kirkbride, Davey Pombo, and “Showtime” Danny Sheridan.
The USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Car Series would like to thank Southwest Contractors, Hoosier Tire, Amsoil, BR Motorsports, Competition Suspension, Cory Kruseman’s Sprint Car & Midget Driving School, Crow Enterprizes, DJ Safety, Extreme Mufflers, Hilborn Fuel Injection, Hinchman-Indy Racing Uniforms, Integra Shocks, Kaeding Performance, Keizer Wheels, King Racing Products, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Port City Racing, Saferacer.com, Saldana Racing Products, and Sander Engineering for their support.
For more information on the USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Car Series, please visit www.westcoastsprintcars.com, www.usacracing.com, www.racesantamariaspeedway.com, or follow the series on facebook.
2010 USAC WEST COAST 360 SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE:
June 26- Santa Maria Speedway (Santa Maria, CA)
July 17- Giant Chevrolet Speedway (Hanford, CA)
July 24- Santa Maria Speedway (Santa Maria, CA)
August 7- Giant Chevrolet Speedway (Hanford, CA)
August 21- Giant Chevrolet Speedway (Hanford, CA)
August 28*- Santa Maria Speedway (Santa Maria, CA)
September 11*- Giant Chevrolet Speedway (Hanford, CA)
September 18- Santa Maria Speedway (Santa Maria, CA)
October 1- Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway (Tulare, CA)
October 2- Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway (Tulare, CA)