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Wet weather forces Easter Eggstravaganza cancelation at Placerville Speedway

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Placerville, CA…Russell Motorsports Inc. has announced this Saturday’s “Easter Eggstravaganza” at Placerville Speedway has been canceled due to the wet weather.

With the rain that has fallen already and a threat of moisture continuing, coupled with the cost of travel for teams and fans, the decision was made in the best interest of everyone to call off tomorrows event.

“With the rain we’ve already had and more on the way there’s just no way we can get Saturday’s event in,” commented Promoter Scott Russell. “We know how much fuel and everything else is right now, so we wanted to give everyone as much notice as possible. We look forward to seeing everybody next week at the Tilford Tribute.”

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

Upcoming events at Placerville Speedway:

Saturday April 23: Tri-State Pro Stock Series, Mtn. Democrat Ltd. Late Models, Red Hawk Casino Pure Stocks and Mtn. Democrat Mini Trucks | Tilford Tribute Saturday April 30: Thompson’s Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Mtn. Democrat Ltd. Late Models, Red Hawk Casino Pure Stocks and Nor-Cal Dwarf Cars | First Responders Night

Saturday May 7: Thompson’s Winged 360 Sprint Cars, USAC Western States Midgets, BCRA Lightning Sprints and Mtn. Democrat Mini Trucks | Mother’s Day Madness presented by Mountain Democrat


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