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Nor*Cal Posse Shootout pertinent info for this weekend at Placerville Speedway

PR: Gary Thomas Placerville, CA – June 23, 2020…The El Dorado County Fairgrounds based Placerville Speedway is set to host the fourth annual “Nor*Cal Posse Shootout” this Friday and Saturday for Winged 360 Sprint Cars and Dwarf Cars. 

The Winged 360 Sprint Car portion of the event will offer a standard weekly purse of $1,500 to win/ $200 to start on Friday, while Saturday’s finale will award $2,500 to win/ $200 to start the feature. The “Nor*Cal Posse Shootout” will be separate shows both nights with the format determined by car count.

The Placerville Speedway and Russell Motorsports Inc. would like to give a special thanks to Abreu Vineyards, High Sierra Industries, Anrak Corp., Speed Shift TV, Thompson’s Family of Dealerships, Hoosier Tires and ADCO Driveline and Custom Exhaust for making this weekend possible.

Overnight camping will be allowed in the pit area however, you must be towing a race car trailer. If you have a separate camper, please contact the fairgrounds for camping availability at 530-621-5860.

Those entering the pit area this weekend will be required to sign the standard waiver/release as well as download/print and fill out the COVID-19 waiver/release. Do NOT exit your vehicle to walk up to the Pit Booth, until you reach the gate. This form needs to be downloaded, filled out, signed & dated and presented at the Temperature Screening Station by each person attending our event(s) during the pandemic. By doing it this way, we hope to expedite the process of getting through pit gate protocol. The form is available at

Race teams are encouraged to purchase a two-day pit pass, which allows them to present the COVID-19 form on just one night. Temperature checks will be taken each night regardless. Even if you attended the opener, everyone is required to print out the COVID form once again.