Tilford clinches Late Model Championship in final race of the season

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By BILL SULLIVAN, Handy Racing Promotions Media Relations830

PLACERVILLE, CA (8-30-13) -Saturday night Placerville Speedway closed the chapter on one of the most successful and memorable season’s in recent history at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. With a capacity crowd packing the grandstands and lining the perimeter of the pit area, there was plenty of action all through the night to please every type of race fan in every division.The evening was bannered as Steve Stymeist Auto Body

Penultimate Championship event produces wild night at Placerville.

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By BILL SULLIVAN, Handy Racing Promotions Media Relations

830PLACERVILLE, CA (8-24-13) -The night was filled with door to door racing action, hot tempers and plenty of thrills and spills Saturday night at Placerville Speedway. The evening’s attributes are definite indicators that the 2013 championship season presented by Red Hawk Casino, Hoosier Tires, Coors Light and Thompson Auto Centers is nearing its completion.With only one remaining points race on the schedule next week, Auburn’s Andy Forsberg poised himself for this fifth

Forsberg returns to victory lane on Mountain Democrat Kids Night

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By BILL SULLIVAN, Handy Racing Promotions Media Relations

ForsbergkidsPLACERVILLE, CA (8-13-13) -It was back in 1983 that Auburn’s Andy Forsberg first got a taste of what it felt like to be in victory lane. It was back then that Forsberg stood on the front stretch holding a precious trophy after winning the Kid’s Night bicycle races with his father Richard by his side. Saturday night, Forsberg exercised his nostalgic ways, driving to victory at Placerville Speedway before a packed

Placerville’s Gregg becomes first local to win the $5K Mark Forni Classic

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By Bill Sullivan, Handy Racing Promotions Media Relations

Andy-Gregg-victory81013PLACERVILLE, CA (8-10-13)Since it’s inception eight years ago, The Mark Forni Classic is the biggest race of the year at Placerville Speedway that had never been claimed by a local driver until Saturday night. After years of trying, Placerville driver Andy Gregg and car owner Scott Russell won this prestigious race Saturday night, claiming the $5000 victory in honor of the late Fair Board Member and community icon.Saturday’s

Forsberg starts local win streak heading into upcoming Forni Classic

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080413-01PLACERVILLE, CA (8-3-13) - Auburn’s Andy Forsberg won his third feature win of the season at Placerville Speedway and his second consecutive win at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds Saturday night during the 11th championship race presented by Red Hawk Casino, Hoosier Racing Tires and Coors Light. Forsberg’s sudden win streak couldn’t come a better time as he will look to carry his new found momentum into the biggest race of the year next weekend, the $5000 to win

Forsberg breaks DeCaires’ Placerville win streak with 2nd season win

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placerville_BlankPLACERVILLE, CA (7-27-13) - Elk Grove’s Greg DeCaires was poised to make a record fourth consecutive win Saturday at Placerville Speedway during the tenth Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Racing Tires-Coors Light Championship point race. However, defending track champion Andy Forsberg of Auburn put an end to the recent win streak by the veteran driver, scoring a long overdue victory on the track he calls home.

“It’s been awhile since we’ve been here,” said Forsberg, who last won at Placerville on

Greg “The Cat Fish” DeCaires hooks 3rd straight Placerville victory

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072013-01PLACERVILLE, CA (7-20-13) - Elk Grove Sprint Car driver Greg DeCaires continued his winning ways at Placerville Speedway Saturday night, winning his third consecutive feature event of the season since teaming with local team owner Dale Miller of Placerville. Although this is now his third win since he took to the cockpit of the popular Tribute to Stephen Allard #4sa sprint car, the veteran wheelman still became emotional in victory lane as he tried to pin point the key

Local Georgetown gent proposes marriage at Placerville Speedway

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071313-05PLACERVILLE, CA (7-13-13) - Since the beginning of the season, the weekly Kids Dash sponsored by Riebes Auto Parts has been a success at Placerville Speedway, putting smiles on the faces of young race fans every week as they join a driver in victory lane. Last Saturday, this weekly event brought emotion to an all time high for one local family to be.

When longtime Placerville driver Mike Lightfoot climbed from his Late Model Stock Car in victory circle Saturday night

DeCaires tops the list of repeat winners in eighth points race

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071313-01PLACERVILLE, CA (7-13-13) - The Red Hawk Casino Championship point racing season returned to Placerville Speedway Saturday night with four repeat drivers celebrating in victory lane. Elk Grove’s Greg DeCaires scored his second win here in the Sprint Car Division while Les Friend of Galt captured his sixth win in Pure Stocks. Ryan McDaniel of Olivhurst won the Limited Late Model feature event and in the visiting Dwarf Cars, Ryan Winter of Galt returned to victory lane.


DeCaires earns rich and emotional victory in Placerville’s Tiner Classic

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070413-01PLACERVILLE, CA (7-4-13) - Winning on the Fourth of July is always something special for a driver at any time of their career. Elk Grove’s Greg DeCaires is no stranger to thrill of victory lane before the large patriotic crowd at Placerville Speedway. Thursday night, however, DeCaires celebrated one of his most emotional wins at Placerville Speedway in the Hoosier Racing Tires Civil War Sprint Car Series.

DeCaires claimed victory in the $4000 to win Tiner Classic Thursday night


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