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Coors Light back as the official beer of Placerville Speedway

Placerville, CA – February 21, 2019…Placerville Speedway would like to welcome back “The World’s Most Refreshing Beer” Coors Light as the official beer of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds based quarter-mile.

It doesn’t get better than grabbing an ice-cold Coors Light at the beer booth, hanging with your closest racing friends in the stands and watching the famed Placerville red clay shoot through the air during hot laps.

The Placerville Speedway will also be serving other favorites this year including Coors Banquet, Miller, Miller Lite, Blue Moon, Racer 5, Heineken, Dos Equis, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Smirnoff, Angry Orchard and Twisted Tea.

The 2019 Placerville Speedway season opens with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series making their annual appearance for the 49er Gold Rush Classic presented by Riebes NAPA Auto Parts on Saturday March 23rd. With the Saturday date coming open it marks the first time that the event will be held on a weekend. Also competing at the much-anticipated show will be the Nor-Cal Dwarf Car Association. Online tickets can be purchased at

Just one week later the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards will kick-off its third season of action with the Spring Fever Frenzy on March 30th. It makes for two back-to-back huge weeks of racing to launch the Placerville Speedway season. The BCRA Midget Lites will act as the companion class during the evening.

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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The quarter-mile clay oval is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office at 530-344-7592. Contact Kami Arnold or Scott Russell directly for 2019 sponsorship opportunities at the office.