From Richie Murray
VENTURA, Calif. (November 23, 2016) — The 76th annual “Turkey Night Grand Prix” will be streamed LIVE at http://www.loudpedal.tv/live/ from California’s Ventura Raceway on Wednesday and Thursday, November 23 and 24.
The two-night racing spectacular begins Wednesday night, Nov. 23, with a USAC West Coast Sprint Car special event that concludes with a 25-lap feature event, plus USAC Midget practice.
On Thursday night, Nov. 24, the 76th running of the prestigious Thanksgiving night event takes place with live flag-to-flag coverage of hot laps, qualifying, qualifying races, and the 98-lap main event featuring the USAC National and Western States Midgets. A full USAC West Coast Sprint Car program is on the card as well, concluding with a 30-lap feature.
Loudpedal Productions, the official media partner of the United States Auto Club, will showcase all the thrills from Ventura Raceway on http://www.loudpedal.tv/live/, produced by industry leaders Fast 4 Media. The 2016 edition of “Turkey Night” features several story lines including the nail-biting points race for the USAC National Midget title between defending race winner Tanner Thorson and Don Basile “Rookie of the Race” candidate Spencer Bayston, who are separated by a mere nine points entering the event.
The “Turkey Night” live stream can be ordered now at http://www.loudpedal.tv/live/. A two-night package that includes Wednesday night’s West Coast Sprint Car event and USAC Midget practice as well as Thursday night’s 98-lap Midget event, plus a full West Coast Sprint Car program can be purchased for $34.99. A Thursday-only package is available for just $24.99!
Turkey Night’s return to Ventura for the first time since 1997 also highlights the return of NASCAR regulars and midget racing veterans Kyle Larson, Rico Abreu and Christopher Bell as well as top contenders Brady Bacon (Two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion) and Chad Boat (Son of three-time “Turkey Night” winner Billy Boat), plus top series rookie Carson Macedo, New Zealand’s Michael Pickens and many, many more, including all the stars from the national and west coast scenes.
There is a 100-mile blackout of the live stream surrounding Ventura Raceway for both night’s events.
The “Turkey Night Grand Prix” begins with cars on track at 3:30pm on both Wednesday and Thursday with racing action set to start at 5:30pm.