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Inaugural Nor-Cal Posse Shootout this Friday and Saturday at Placerville Speedway

Placerville, CA (October 11)…The 2016 Placerville Speedway racing season concludes this Friday and Saturday night with the much anticipated Inaugural “Nor-Cal Posse Shootout” Presented by Autism Awareness for Winged 360 Sprint Cars. Track promoters Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have pulled out all the stops for the crown jewel event of their first season promoting the 1/4 mile clay oval at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.

“We are very pleased with head of steam we have going into this event”, Russell said. “The amount of support we have received from sponsors, fans, and race teams has been very gratifying. As long time competitors here at the Placerville Speedway, we have always wanted to see an event of this magnitude on the schedule, and we ho pe to build on this momentum and create an event that people will mark on their calendars and want to attend for years to come”.

With a $3000 winner’s prize up for Friday’s preliminary feature, and $7,000 to win in Saturday night’s finale, an impressive list of entrants have been confirmed for this two day Sprint Car Spectacular. Rutherford, California’s Rico Abreu headlines the list of competitors, and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular is looking forward to the weekend. “I’ve been excited about this race since they put it on the schedule”, Abreu said. “I would like to thank Scott and Kami for working so hard to make this great event for us competitors to run”.

Recently scoring his 300th career Sprint Car feature victory, Altoona, Iowa’s Terry McCarl has also confirmed for this coming weekend at Placerville, aboard Nick McCulloch’s #17V. “I love Placerville Speedway”, declared McCarl about returning to Califor