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Nor-Cal Posse Shootout coming to Placerville September 21-23

Purse details announced for the upcoming Nor-Cal Posse Shootout at Placerville Speedway on September 21-23 Saturday finale to pay $7,000-to-win/ $500-to-start


Placerville, CA – September 7, 2017…Northern California is well known for having numerous special late-season events and the Placerville Speedway is gearing up to host one of its own, as the Nor-Cal Posse Shootout rapidly approaches on Thursday-Saturday September 21-23.

With the date closing in the office of Russell Motorsports Inc. has officially announced the event purse for the three-night spectacle that is just a couple weeks away.

Thursday September 21 features an injected Wingless 360 Sprint Car and C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour event to help kick things off. The Wingless 360 feature will pay $2,000-to-win, $1,500 for second and $1,200 for third.

The C&H Hunt Tour will be racing for the usual $1,200-to-win purse, during what will be the penultimate event of the season for the series. Intents Racing is also sponsoring gold coins to be handed out to the top three in the spec sprint feature Thursday. The winner will receive a one-ounce coin, second will receive a half-ounce coin and third place a quarter-ounce coin.

On Friday and Saturday September 22 and 23 the Winged 360 Sprint Cars will take center stage. The opening preliminary night will award $3,000-to-win, $2,500 for second, $2,000 for third and a guaranteed $300-to-start the A-main. Saturday’s finale will pay a solid $7,000-to-win, $5,000 for second, $3,000 for third and a minimum of $500-to-start the A-main.

The weekend format will be announced soon and is expected to feature a unique twist, which is certain to create action each time cars hit the track. Also competing both nights will be the BCRA Midget Lites.

Camping reservations for the Nor-Cal Posse Shootout can be made by calling the El Dorado County Fairgrounds at (530) 621-5860.

Adult tickets on Thursday September 21 will cost $15, while seniors 62 plus, military and juniors 12-17 will be $13, children 6-11 are $6, five and under are free!