Seventeenth annual Trophy Cup dates set for October 22 and 23, 2010

USAC National & CRA Pacific Coast Nationals tickets still on sale

By Gary Thomas

Tulare, CA – Just a week after this years running of the Trophy Cup the Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway has secured the dates for the event next season and the weekend to mark down is October 22 and 23, 2010. The phones have been ringing off the hook from people wanting to know when the Trophy Cup will be held so plans can already be made for next years running, following one of the most entertaining and successful events in the history of the prestigious race.

Don’t forget tickets are also still on sale for the upcoming USAC National and USAC/CRA sanctioned Pacific Coast Nationals to be held at Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday and Sunday November 14 and 15. Tickets will be the same price both nights with Reserved Grandstand seats $35 and General Admission Bleacher tickets being $30. Children under 12 will be half-price in the bleachers. Many of the top wingless sprint car stars in the country will be on hand at the event including Dave Darland, Levi Jones, Jerry Coons Jr, Cole Whitt, Bryan Clausen, Brad Sweet, Tracy Hines, Kevin Swindell, Jesse Hockett, Damion Gardner, Chad Boat and many more.

The front gate of the Thunderbowl Raceway will open at 3pm on Saturday November 14 at the Pacific Coast Nationals with wheel packing at 4, qualifying at 5 and first race scheduled for 6. Sunday will see the front gate open at 2pm with wheel packing at 3, qualifying at 4 and first race scheduled for 5. Pit passes will be $35 for members and $40 for non-members with the drivers meeting set to be at 3pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. Registration and pill draw will be at 1pm on Saturday and noon on Sunday.

More info on the Pacific Coast Nationals can be found at and

The Thunderbowl Raceway is located at the Tulare County Fairgrounds on the corner of Bardsley and K Streets in Tulare, California