PLACERVILLE, CA (5-3-15) – This Saturday night marks the return of the Red Hawk Casino Championship Season at Placerville Speedway presented by Thompson’s Auto Centers. Four divisions will converge at the quarter-mile bullring on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds for the third championship points race of the season. The event marks the return of racing after a week off due to weather last Saturday night.
Saturday’s race card includes the Domco Plumbing Winged Sprint Car division along with Domco Plumbing Late Models and the Jay’s Mobile Welding Pure Stocks. The night offers championship points for all three divisions towards the season title . The visiting Midget Lites will also be earning digits for their traveling championship campaign.
With one event complete in the Sprint Car Division towards the championship title, Andy Greg of Placerville and Steven Tiner of Elverta are tied for the early season point lead. Defending champion Greg DeCaires is seven points back in the third position, one point ahead of Jake Morgan of Fair Oaks. Matt Peterson of Wilton rounds out the top five.
Look for many of Placerville’s top locals to be gunning to gold Saturday night like Justin Johnson of Shingle Springs, Placerville’s James Sweeney, Jimmy Trulli of Placerville, Andy Gregg of Placerville and many more.
Ryan McDaniel of Olivehurst remains undefeated at Placerville Speedway so far this season in the Domco Plumbing Limited Late Models. Dominic Stone of Folsom is second in the standings. Stone is not only one of Placerville’s top drivers, be fields several cars this season and is sponsoring the imnpressive $2000 champions bonus at the end of the season. Ray Trimble of Auburn is third, followed by Will McMillen of Chico and Eddie Gardner of Sacramento.
The Jay’s Mobile Welding Pure Stock Division has Lonnie Leonard of Elk Grove in the point lead with a four point advantage over defending champion Scott Grunert of Woodland. Dan Jinkerson of Diamond Springs is third over Rich Zoller of Cameron Park and Rick Grunert of Woodland.
In the BCRA Midget Lites, look for Elk Grove’s Scott Males to lead the traveling division to the track they like to call home as returns aboard the Red Hawk Casino #9 machine owned locally by Tony Fonseca of Shingle Springs. Males will look to repeat the efforts of his opening night win three weeks ago.
Tickets for Saturday at $15 for adults Seniors and Juniors are $13, Children $6 and under six will be admitted for free. The pit gate opens at 2 p.m. Saturday, Grandstands open at 5 with qualifying for the Sprint Cars at 6:30. For further information visit www.placervillespeedway.com.
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