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Kyle Larson Returns to Placerville Speedway for World of Outlaws Program

February 17, 2017

For local dirt track racing sprint car enthusiast things just got a little sweeter. Elk Grove's Kyle Larson confirmed that he will be racing at the third annual Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto parts held Wednesday night, March 29th, featuring the greatest show on dirt The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. [...]

Placerville Speedway Releases 2017 Schedule

January 6, 2017

Entering its second year under the Russell Motorsports Inc. banner the El Dorado County Fairgrounds based Placerville Speedway has released its tentative schedule of events for the upcoming 52nd season of competition. [...]

Nor-Cal Posse Shootout Cancelled Due to Wet Grounds

October 29, 2016

Due to wet grounds and an unfavorable weather forecast, Placerville Speedway co-promoters Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have been forced to cancel this weekend's season finale Nor-Cal Posse Shootout. There is no make up date for the cancellation. [...]

Inaugural Nor-Cal Posse Shootout October 15 Placerville Speedway

October 14, 2016

The 2016 Placerville Speedway racing season concludes this Friday and Saturday night with the much anticipated Inaugural "Nor-Cal Posse Shootout" Presented by Autism Awareness for Winged 360 Sprint Cars. Track promoters Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have pulled out all the stops for the crown jewel event of their first season promoting the 1/4 mile clay oval at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. [...]

Hype Builds For Inaugural Nor Cal Posse Shootout at Placerville

September 16, 2016

When Russell Motorsports Inc. took over the Placerville Speedway during the offseason they made sure to add a high profile event to their schedule to close their first season. Building up great relationships with many sponsors over the season, RMI is pleased to announce the format and purse for the inaugural Nor Cal Posse Shootout presented by Autism Awareness. [...]

Becker Wins Civil War Series Feature at Placerville

August 7, 2016

In 2015 Sean Becker looked to be well on his way to claiming his third career Mark Forni Classic triumph until a late race brake issue dashed those hopes. Saturday night, Becker returned to the Placerville Speedway with the Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster looking for redemption and found it as he claimed the 11th Annual Mark Forni Classic. [...]

Sean Becker at Placerville

July 18, 2016

71 cars over four divisions signed into the pits for the 13th round of the 2016 Red Hawk Casino Championship Series, on "Marine Night" at Placerville Speedway. [...]

Benson wins at Placerville

July 5, 2016

A total of 51 entrants over three divisions were on hand to celebrate the annual Fourth of July race at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. [...]
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