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Placerville Test & Tune

The Placerville Speedway will hold a special test and tune coming up on Saturday March 17 with the pit area open from 4pm to 9pm. Pit passes cost $25 per person (kids 11 and under will be $5) and there will be membership forms available for owners, drivers and crew to register for the 2018 season. Please note the grandstands are closed to the public during the play day. The first racing event of the season is also just a few weeks away however, with that taking place on Wednesday March 21 when the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades the quarter-mile for Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown. Also on hand at the special mid-week showcase will be the Light Up the World Beverages USAC Western States Midgets.

To purchase tickets for the World of Outlaws return to Placerville on March 21, please visit The Red Hawk Casino championship season then gets underway just a few nights later on Saturday March 24 with the Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and Dwarf Cars hitting the track. The evening is billed as “Student Night” with $5 tickets for those with student ID. Online tickets for the opener can be purchased at

The Placerville Speedway is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office by calling 530-344-7592. Contact Kami Arnold or Scott Russell directly for 2018 sponsorship opportunities at the office. Join over 9600 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can keep abreast of updates for the 2018 season. You can also find us on Twitter by following at - In addition, we are also on Instagram @PvilleSpeedway

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. For more information on the Placerville Speedway log onto

Upcoming events at Placerville Speedway:

Saturday March 17: Test and Tune

Wednesday March 21: Brad Sweet presents the Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown- World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, USAC Western Midgets Saturday March 24: Student Night/ Championship Opener- Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks, Dwarf Cars Saturday March 31: Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards, BCRA Midget Lites

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