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Russell Motorsports Inc. releases diverse schedule for the Placerville Speedway in 2021

Placerville, CA – December 28, 2020…Set to enter year six under the Russell Motorsports Inc. banner the El Dorado County Fairgrounds based Placerville Speedway has released its schedule of events for the upcoming 56th season of competition.

Since opening in 1965 the Placerville Speedway has been a favorite among fans throughout Northern California. Well known for its steep banks, distinctive red clay, loyal fan base and extremely close action, the track is located just 40-minutes up the hill from the capital city of Sacramento.

The 2021 season starts off with a Test and Tune on March 13th followed by the opening point race dubbed as “First Responders Night” on Saturday March 20th. A total of 16 weekly championship point races will be held throughout the season, with points paying divisions comprised of Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks and Mini Trucks. The weekly action will open on March 20th and concludes on August 28th.

The annual “Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial” featuring the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series and the Sprint Car Challenge Tour will hit the Placerville bullring for the first time on Saturday June 12th. The top Winged Sprint Car drivers from around the Golden State will grace the red clay for the 30th running of the event in one huge evening of com