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Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway this Saturday at Placerville Speedway

The Joe Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour presented by C&H Veteran Ent. will hold their annual “Back to School Backpack Giveaway” this Saturday at Placerville Speedway! A total of 40 backpacks with school supplies will be up for grabs to kids in attendance.

Wingless drivers will throw signed frisbees into the stands for children to catch. Each child will then take their winning frisbee to that driver in the pits after racing is completed and be awarded their backpack. Thank you to Hunt Magnetos, C&H Veteran Ent. and all participating!

Adult tickets this Saturday July 16th cost $20 while seniors 62+, military and juniors 12-17 will be $18. Kids 6-11 cost $8, while ages 5 and under are free. Purchase tickets online at or at the gate on race day.

Grandstand seating is general admission at each event, except for the reserved seats marked for season ticket holders. Please note if patrons sit in a reserved seat, they may be asked to move. Pit passes can be purchased at the pit gate or on Pit Pay to take advantage of the expanded seating area on the hill.

The pit gate will open at noon, with the front grandstand gate opening at 3pm. Happy Hour is offered when the gates open until 6pm in the grandstands featuring live music along with discounted Coors Light and Coors Original at the beer booth. The pit meeting will be held at 4:30pm with cars on track at 5:15. Hot laps, ADCO Driveline qualifying and racing will follow.

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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