When the late Al Hinds was involved with the operation of Placerville Speedway back in 1968 he was best known for bringing the community together with the speedway. Hinds maintained an uncanny ability to go out and educate the public on the sport of auto racing and in doing so he and his partner, Rich Hirst brought record crowds to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds back in the day. […]
When he was signed on as the new driver behind the wheel of John Taylor’s championship #35 sprint car, there was little doubt that Fremont’s Shane Golobic would find his way to success at Placerville Speedway. Saturday night this longtime successful team and their new young gun came together to score that victory that had eluded them for the early part of the season. […]
Championship auto racing returns to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds this Saturday night with two of the sport’s most well reputed racing divisions. The fire breathing 410 sprint cars of the Golden State Challenge Series will share the spotlight with the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association for an open wheel extravaganza featuring a field of drivers from young guns to well respected veterans. […]
With a series of recent schedule changes courtesy of Mother Nature, Handy Racing Promotions Incorporated has been utilizing one of the newest technologies to reach the racing community on a moment’s notice.
fter a thrilling opener here last month, the Hoosier Racing Tires Civil War Sprint Car Series will return to Placerville Speedway this Saturday night for another night of thrilling open wheel racing action at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The event will draw nearly 40 of the best 360 winged sprint car drivers from throughout California and the Pacific Northwest.
All three divisions of the 2010 Red Hawk Casino Championship point racing season are set to converge this Saturday night at Placerville Speedway. After three special events in the past month, the quarter-mile clay oval at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds is ready for the weekly multi division program to bring it’s great sportsmanship and excitement to the 45 year old speedway. […]