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Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial finds new home at Placerville Speedway in 2021 and beyond

By Gary Thomas

Placerville, CA – May 5, 2021…The Placerville Speedway is honored to be the new host track of the prestigious Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial, beginning with the 30th running of the prestigious showcase next month.

Not only is it moving to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds venue, but it will also be held during one of the biggest events of the year at the track, with that being the King of the West-NARC 410 Sprint Car Series and Sprint Car Challenge Tour 360 combo race on Saturday June 12th.

The event originally began at Silver Dollar Speedway in 1992 to honor the late Dave Bradway Jr., who lost his life in a Sprint Car crash at Skagit Speedway’s Dirt Cup in 1987. Bradway was a driver destined for stardom in Sprint Car racing and the event held in his memory has become a cornerstone for Northern California.

“We are definitely honored to host the Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial race at Placerville Speedway,” commented track Promoter Scott Russell. “The Bradway is such a huge race in California with a lot of history behind it, so we couldn’t be happier to hold it here on June 12th of this season. The King of the West-NARC and Sprint Car Challenge Tour double-header that night has been an outstanding event. This is certain