The Gearhead Tour

Sprint Cars
Posted: June 1, 2021
By: George Oberle
Sprint Cars & Nitro Funny Cars = Gearhead Heaven! The promoter of the Trophy Cup, David Pusateri is a good friend. We have coffee every morning with a bunch of other knuckleheads (Uh. . .I mean G

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The History of the Trophy Cup

Trophy Cup History
Posted: March 16, 2021
By: Ron Rodda
History Of The Trophy Cup Sprint Car Race Welcome to Thunderbowl Raceway for the 27th annual Trophy Cup race. You are attending the highest paying 360 sprint car race in the world, featuring not only

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Trophy Cup 27 Pushed to 2021

Posted: July 11, 2020
By: Ron Rodda

Joining an increasing list of postponed major events, the 27th annual Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing has been pushed to 2021.

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Trophy Cup Points and Payout for A-Main

Posted: October 21, 2019
By: Ron Rodda

The 24 cars that race the Saturday main event are automatically the top 24 in points and therefore are part of the point fund. Ties are broken by qualifying time on their better of the two preliminary nights. The 15 point margin that Rico Abreu had over Shane Golobic is one of the largest in Trophy Cup history.

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Rico Abreu Sweeps Trophy Cup
by: Ron Rodda

2019 Trophy Cup Winners
Posted: October 20, 2019
By: Ron Rodda
by Ron Rodda (Tulare, CA – 19 Oct) Rico Abreu did it all at the Trophy Cup when he won the Saturday night 50 lap main event along with the event championship, earning $26,000 for the three days

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Another Abreu Cup Win!
by: Ron Rodda

Make A Wish Race Donation Check
Posted: October 19, 2019
By: Ron Rodda

Night two of the Abreu Vineyards 26th Annual Trophy Cup Presented by Rudeen Racing offered a 2nd $29,630 purse with $4000 to the winner. Friday’s 30 lap main was won by Rico Abreu, becoming the first to win two preliminary mains.

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Abreu Takes Cup Opener
by: Ron Rodda

Make A Wish Race Donation Check
Posted: October 18, 2019
By: Ron Rodda
by: Ron Rodda Tulare, CA…The Abreu Vineyards 26thth Annual Trophy Cup Presented by Rudeen Racing opened the 3 day event at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway on Thursday and Rico Abreu captured the 30 lap

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Thursday Night Results – Rico Abreu Does it Again!

Sprint Car Dirt Track Racing
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By: Gary Thomas
   

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From The Grandstand by Ron Rodda

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Posted: October 17, 2019
By: Ron Rodda
by Ron Rodda (Lincoln, CA – October 16) The post-season series of winged 360 sprint specials reached the 4-weekend stage with this week climbing the pinnacle with the 26th Annual Trophy Cup. &nb

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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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