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Hoosier Racing Tires is back as official tire of Placerville Speedway!

Placerville Speedway is happy to announce that Hoosier Racing Tires is back as official tire of the quarter-mile clay oval in 2020. Hoosier continues to be a valued supporter of short track racing and an important part of the Placerville Speedway championship season.

Today, Hoosier Racing Tire is the largest race tire manufacturer in the world. Hoosier has grown to produce over 1000 different types of race tires. The company has its own 300-mph test wheel; a technology center; state-of-the-art, fully-integrated production facilities recently adding a high-tech mixing plant, with enough capacity to produce not only for Hoosier Racing Tire, but to have the ability to produce rubber for additional entities as well as a model sales and distribution network.

With hundreds of race winners crowned annually they truly are "Tires Designed for Champions." To learn more about the company simply visit

The 2020 season at Placerville Speedway opens on Saturday March 7th when the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network returns for the first time since 2012. Also on hand during the night will be the Nor-Cal Dwarf Car Association. To purchase tickets for the “Gold Strike Stampede” visit

The ASCS National event kicks-off a big opening month that also includes the 17th annual “Tribute to Al Hinds” on Saturday March 21st, along with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards season-opening “Spring Fever Frenzy” on Saturday March 28th.

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

Join over 13,000 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can keep abreast of updates for the 2020 season. You can also find Placerville Speedway on Twitter by following us Placerville Speedway (@pvillespeedway) | Twitter - In addition, Placerville Speedway is also on Instagram. Please follow us @PvilleSpeedway

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 sponsorship opportunities at the office.

Upcoming events at Placerville Speedway:

Saturday March 7: Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network and Nor-Cal Dwarf Car Association | Gold Strike Stampede

Saturday March 14: Test and Tune | 2pm-6pm with pit gate opening at noon. Grandstands are closed

Saturday March 21: Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and BCRA Midget Lites | 17th annual Tribute to Al Hinds/ Championship Opener

Saturday March 28: Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards, BCRA Midget Lites | Spring Fever Frenzy

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