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Wet weather forces Tilford Tribute cancelation at Placerville Speedway

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

With the extensive amount of rain that has fallen already the decision was made to call off tomorrows event with the saturated grounds. Over two and a half inches of precipitation fell in the area on Thursday, making the track surface and pit area unusable for competition.

Next up for Placerville Speedway will now be “First Responders Night” on April 30th.

If you are looking for a racing fix the RMI managed Sprint Car Challenge Tour competes at Merced Speedway tomorrow with 75-degree weather forecasted. Tickets will be available at the front gate, which opens at 5pm. Flo Racing is also providing live coverage.

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 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