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Gary Thomas

Motorsports Public Relations Director/ Announcer from the Golden State of California. Business Manager of the The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford & Abreu Vineyards competes in California. A premier Winged 360 Sprint Car series on the West Coast.
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Thunderbowl Raceway Announces Cancellation of the May 27-29 Trophy Cup

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Posted: February 28, 2021   By: Gary Thomas

(Tulare, CA – February 28, 2021) – Due to the continued uncertainty of grandstand capacity and limits, Trophy Cup founder Dave Pusateri has announced that the scheduled running of the Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing in May has been canceled.

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Tribute to Mac Tiner Sprint Car Race at Placerville Speedway October 3rd

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Posted: September 26, 2020   By: Gary Thomas

The “Tribute to Mac Tiner” sprint car race is shaping up to be one of the biggest events of the year at Placerville Speedway, with some of the most lucrative purses of 2020 up for grabs during the night.

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Nor*Cal Posse Shootout Coming to Placerville Speedway on June 26-27

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Posted: June 19, 2020   By: Gary Thomas

Placerville Speedway is pleased to announce that it will be moving forward and hosting the fourth annual “Nor*Cal Posse Shootout” weekend on Friday and Saturday June 26th and 27th, with both nights featuring Winged 360 Sprint Cars and Dwarf Cars. The event is scheduled to be held utilizing a modified purse and at this point no fans will be allowed to attend. If anything changes between now and then an announcement will be made.

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Placerville Speedway Receives Green Light to Open 55th Anniversary Season on June 13th

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Posted: June 13, 2020   By: Gary Thomas

Russell Motorsports Inc. is excited to announce that it has been granted approval to launch the historic 55th season of competition at the action-packed Placerville Speedway on Saturday June 13th for the 2020 Season

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Placerville Speedway Season On Hold for Time Being

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Posted: March 21, 2020   By: Gary Thomas

The Placerville Speedway season is on hold until further notice due to the continued COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. On March 19th, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay at home order, which includes having no public events and gatherings of any number for the foreseeable future.

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Thursday Night Results – Rico Abreu Does it Again!

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Posted: October 18, 2019   By: Gary Thomas

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The 26th Annual Trophy Cup fires-off Thursday at Thunderbowl Raceway

Posted: October 16, 2019   By: Gary Thomas

Excitement and buzz is floating through the air as one of the biggest weeks in California Sprint Car racing has arrived, which means only one thing, it’s time for the 26th annual Trophy Cup at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare.

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Abreu Vineyards 26th Annual Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing Fast Approaching

Posted: October 1, 2019   By: Gary Thomas
By Gary Thomas (Tulare, CA – October 1, 2019) The biggest event of the season at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway is fast approaching with the much-anticipated Abreu Vineyards 26th annual T

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The Fastest Four Days in Motorsports – NARC 410 Sprint Cars

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Posted: August 26, 2019   By: Gary Thomas
(8/24/19) By Jim Allen, Stockton, CA …  Tim Kaeding clinched the Fastest Four Days in Motorsports title with an impressive $10,000 King of the West by NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series victory in

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Kyle Larson Wins NARC 410 & BCRA Midget Races At Placerville Speedway

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Posted: August 22, 2019   By: Gary Thomas

Kyle Larson kicked off the Fastest Four Days in Motorsports with a thrilling sprint car victory, claiming Wednesday’s King of the West by NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series 30-lap headliner at Placerville Speedway. Larson also won the BCRA midget feature.

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