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King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series invades Placerville Speedway Saturday September 24th

Placerville, CA – With the season winding down, the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will make its final visit of the season to the always action packed Placerville Speedway this Saturday, marking the third trip of the season to the Scott Russell & Kami Arnold promoted quarter-mile clay oval.

The first two events have been nothing short of thrilling and this weekend promises to feature much of the same, as drivers look to build momentum for the final month and a half in Northern California. Also on hand will be the always entertaining BCRA Midgets, plus IMCA Sport Mods.

Two-time King of the West champion Kyle Hirst leads the field into Saturday aboard the Roth Motorsports/ Tarlton & Son No. 21x Sprinter. The Paradise, CA wheel-man sits atop the standings by 57-markers and will be gunning for his sixth victory of the campaign this weekend. Last year Hirst swept both events at the Placerville Speedway and led a number of laps in the feature during the most recent visit on July 30. If he were to park it in victory lane it would set a new personal high for him when it comes to wins in a season with the series.

“We’re looking forward to getting the season back underway this Saturday at Placerville Speedway,” Hirst commented. “We’ve had a really strong year so far and hopefully we can continue that duri