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Placerville Speedway Opens Big Summer This Saturday Night


Red Hawk Casino Championship Point Race Five Opens Big Summer of Racing for Placerville Speedway Saturday

Placerville, CA – After being idle last weekend the El Dorado County Fairgrounds based Placerville Speedway returns to action this Saturday night June 3 with round five of the Red Hawk Casino championship point season set to commence.

Divisions geared up to tackle the quarter-mile bullring during Saturday’s June kick-off will include the Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and the Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lites.

Elk Grove’s Greg Decaires has captured the last two Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 events and hopes to make it three-in-a-row this Saturday. The four-time Placerville Speedway champion held off the relentless challenges of reigning titlist Mason Moore of Princeton last time out. Both drivers will be among the favorites this weekend during round four for the winged warriors.

Local favorite Jimmy Trulli of Placerville had another strong outing at the most recent race on May 20, bringing home a fourth place finish after an entertaining battle with Auburn’s Andy Forsberg, who ended up third. Trulli ranks second in the standings and will be searching for a solid night to help chip away at Decaires’ point lead. Forsberg charged from deep in the field two weeks back and hopes to add yet another victory on the red clay come Saturday.

Visalia’s Steven Tiner, Fair Oak’s Jake Morgan and Sacramento’s DJ Freitas round out the top-five in points going into the weekend. Additional drivers expected on Saturday will include round one winner Justyn Cox of Clarksburg, Roseville’s Sean Becker, Placerville’s Co