Trophy Cup Payout Sets Another Record by Ron Rodda

Trophy Cup 28 Make-A-Wish Donation
Posted: March 16, 2024
By: Ron Rodda

The 2024 Trophy Cup boasts a record $300,000 overall purse! The Trophy Cup continues to be one of the premier Winged Sprint Car showcases in the country and the 30th year of the race is sure to be one of the biggest and best yet.

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Corey Day Claims 2023 Trophy Cup Championship

Posted: October 22, 2023
By: Ron Rodda

Seventeen-year-old Corey Day put in a stellar drive from 20th on the grid to win the 29th annual Abreu Vineyard Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway.

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Rico Abreu Edges Landon Brooks In Trophy Cup Opener

Posted: October 20, 2023
By: Ron Rodda

Sixty-five teams were on hand for the event with the entrants split into two groups with each having a fast time car and four heat races. Fast qualifiers earned 150 points with a one-point drop per position. Four heats for each group inverted six and the heat winner plus the highest total point car moved directly to the A main.

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Thursday Night Qualifying Is Must See Action at Trophy Cup

Trophy Cup Sprint Car Race
Posted: October 18, 2023
By: Joseph Terrell

Make no mistake about it, qualifying at Trophy Cup might be the most important laps a driver takes all weekend. Thursday night is especially important because if a driver can qualify well it starts their weekend ahead. Let me explain.

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Trophy Cup 29 kicks-off Thursday at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare

Trophy Cup 28 Make-A-Wish Donation
Posted: October 17, 2023
By: Gary Thomas

This weekend marks the 18th occasion that the Trophy Cup will be held at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare. All cars that start the Saturday A-main are guaranteed a record $6,000 in weekend earnings and the overall champion is guaranteed a stout $29,000 in weekend winnings. The three-day extravaganza on October 19th, 20th and 21st features a $225,000 overall purse.

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Trophy Cup Champion to Once Again Receive Commemorative Solid Gold Ring

Trophy Cup Solid Gold Ring
Posted: October 13, 2023
By: Gary Thomas

The driver who wins the overall title at the Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing already goes home with $29,000 in weekend earnings. Thanks to Steve Faria, they will also take home a commemorative solid gold ring, engraved with the Trophy Cup logo for the second consecutive season.

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Trophy Cup 29 Fast Approaching at Thunderbowl Raceway

Trophy Cup Sprint Car Race Tulare California
Posted: September 21, 2023
By: Gary Thomas

The Trophy Cup continues to be one of the premier Winged Sprint Car showcases in the country and the 2023 version is sure to be one of the biggest and best yet. The 29th edition of the Trophy Cup boasts a record $225,000 overall purse for the three nights, with 90 cars entered for competition.

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90 Entries for Trophy Cup 29

Trophy Cup 29
Posted: August 16, 2023
By: Ron Rodda

The October 2023 Trophy Cup Sprint Car Race for Make-A-Wish has it’s usual lengthy entry list at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway with 90 cars entered.

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Final Night of Trophy Cup Race Recap

Trophy Cup Sprint Car Race
Posted: October 22, 2022
By: Ron Rodda

The Abreu Vineyards 28th Trophy Cup presented By Rudeen Racing had 75 cars return to Thunderbowl Raceway for the final night with Shane Golobic crowned champion for the third time. One driver was to be named champion and earn a guaranteed $28,000 for accumulating the most points. But four drivers had a chance for a bonus ranging from $22,000 to $2,000 dependent on starting in rows nine or 10 for the 50-lap finale. If any of those four won the race and title, the bonus earned was based on starting position.

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Friday Night Trophy Cup Recap

Posted: October 21, 2022
By: Ron Rodda

The second preliminary night of the Abreu Vineyards 28th annual Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing had 84 winged 360s in action at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway Friday night with Tyler Courtney standing in victory lane. Thursday’s format was repeated and drivers raced hard to win a heat or be the highest point car following eight intense laps

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