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Silva Motorsports Inc. offers extra incentive for Winged 360 Sprint Cars at Placerville Speedway

photo of the 57 car with Kyle Larson and family and Paul Silva

By Gary Thomas

Image courtesy of Jason Tucker Photos

Placerville, CA…With the 57th season set to commence at Placerville Speedway this Saturday, we would like to thank Silva Motorsports Inc. for adding in an extra incentive for the Thompson’s Auto Winged 360 Sprint Cars.

Silva Motorsports will be offering up an extra $157 at all 15 weekly championship events for the Winged Sprint Cars. The money will be split up as follows: $100 extra to the main event winner and $57 to the final finisher in the feature.

Silva Motorsports Inc. owner and crew chief Paul Silva went to Placerville Speedway as a kid growing up and thought it would be a perfect chance to help give back to the weekly teams during the 57th anniversary season.

“Placerville Speedway was like a home growing up and it’s where we got our start in Sprint Car racing,” he commented. “Roger Kolb campaigned the 57 car back in the day and then when my team got going, we started utilizing that number and of course we still do to this day. I was thinking about it and with this being year 57 at Placerville, it would be perfect to put up this bonus money at all weekly Winged 360 Sprint Car events.”

Adult tickets for the championship opener this Saturday March 19th cost $18 while seniors 62+, military and juniors 12-17 will be $16. Kids 6-11 cost $8 and those five and under are free. Purchase tickets online at or at the gate on race day.

The pit gate will open at noon, with the front grandstand gate opening at 3pm. Happy Hour is offered from 4-6pm in the grandstands featuring 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.

FloRacing returns as the official broadcast partner of the Placerville Speedway in 2022. The popular company is set to live stream all weekly championship events.

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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