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Extra money up for grabs on the 4th of July in Placerville

The Placerville Speedway and Russell Motorsports Inc. are pleased to announce that there will be extra money on the line at the Fourth of July “Freedom Fireworks” event next week! The Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars will be vying for $2000-to-win the feature on Independence Day. The runner up will take home $1500 and third place will earn $1200.

The Ltd. Late Model feature will pay $600-to-win, $500 for second and $400 for third. The Pure Stock A-main will award $500-to-win, $400 for second and $300 for third. After the races on Tuesday July 4 a massive fireworks show will light up the sky to help celebrate the holiday!

Don’t forget prior to the Fourth of July event we also have Red Hawk Casino championship point race number seven on Saturday July 1.

The Placerville Speedway is located on the beautiful El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, California. Take Hwy US-50 to Forni Road/Placerville Drive exit. Then go north on Placerville Drive to the Fairgrounds. The physical address is 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA 95667. For more information on the Placerville Speedway log onto

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