From Gary Thomas
PLACERVILLE Ca. (February 28, 2018) — The Placerville Speedway will hear the sound of racing engines for the first time in 2018 by holding a test and tune coming up on Saturday March 17 with the pit area open from 4pm to 9pm. Pit passes cost $25 per person (kids 11 and under will be $5) and there will be membership forms available for owners, drivers and crew to register for the season.
Please note the grandstands are closed to the public during the play day.
The first racing event of the season is also just a few weeks away however, with that taking place on Wednesday March 21 when the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades the quarter-mile for Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown. Also on hand at the mid-week showcase will be the Light Up the World Beverages USAC Western States Midgets.
In the works as well for the first time is special season kick-off party at Beef N Brew restaurant in Diamond Springs the night before on March 20. The event will run from 5:30pm-7:30pm with more details to follow. To purchase tickets for the World of Outlaws return to Placerville on March 21 visit http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=52711&agency=WRG_SNG&eventId=29581
The Red Hawk Casino championship season then gets underway just a few nights later on Saturday March 24 with the Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and Dwarf Cars hitting the track. The evening is billed as “Student Night” with $5 tickets for those with student ID. Online tickets for the opener can be purchased at https://www.universe.com/events/2018-placerville-speedway-championship-points-race-1-tickets-placerville-VCY902
The Placerville Speedway is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office by calling 530-344-7592. Contact Kami Arnold or Scott Russell directly for 2018 sponsorship opportunities at the office. Join over 9600 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can keep abreast of updates for the 2018 season. You can also find us on Twitter by following at https://twitter.com/pvillespeedway – In addition, we are also on Instagram @PvilleSpeedway
Placerville Speedway is located on the beautiful El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, California. Take Hwy US-50 to Forni Road/Placerville Drive exit. Then go north on Placerville Drive to the Fairgrounds. For more information on the Placerville Speedway log onto http://www.placervillespeedway.com