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

Allard wins a KWS thriller at Placerville Speedway

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062913-02PLACERVILLE, CA (6-29-13) - Last season “Allard Mania” was a common theme at the Placerville Speedway when the late Stephen Allard battled Auburn’s Andy Forsberg toe-to-toe for the track title… and won a number of races along the way at the high banked red clay bullring. On Saturday night brother Jonathan gave the Placerville Speedway crowd another glimpse of “Allard Mania” and completed a thrilling final corner pass of Shane Golobic on the high-scary-side to capture his second King of the

Ensign First Repeat Winner of 2013

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062213-05PLACERVILLE, CA (6-22-13) - Sebastopol’s Geoff Ensign enjoyed a big weekend this past Friday and Saturday night. On Friday night he won a non-wing sprint car main event at Stockton. On Saturday night, Ensign cemented his name as one of the most talented non-wing drivers in all of America with the dominating win during the fourth round of racing for the Joe Hunt Magnetos Wingless Sprint Shootout Series. With the win, he also becomes the first repeat winner during the Hunt series for

Defending champion Forsberg drives to overdue first season victory

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062213-01PLACERVILLE, CA (6-22-13) - In six starts in the championship season, defending track champions Andy Forsberg had not won a single race at the track he has called home for his entire racing career. While the statistic was odd in nature for the driver they call Mr. Excitement, it was also extremely frustrating to the four time champion and his historically dominant F&F Racing Team.

Saturday night, everything changed for Forsberg as the Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Racing Tires-Coors Light season

Andy Gregg’s dominance at Placerville Speedway continues with fourth season win

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060813-01PLACERVILLE, CA (6-8-13) - The temperatures soared well beyond the triple digit mark Saturday afternoon in El Dorado County Saturday afternoon for the sixth championship point race at Placerville Speedway. The one thing hotter than the setting evening sun was Placerville’s own Andy Gregg who also soared to the triple digit mark with his third win in the Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Racing Tires Championship series and fourth overall victory at the track he calls home.

Gregg started Saturday’s

Gregg wins Civil War event over Midget winner Shane Golobic at Placerville

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060113-01PLACERVILLE, CA (6-1-13) - Before a capacity crowd in the grandstands at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville’s Andy Gregg drove his way to victory at Placerville Speedway Saturday night in the Hoosier Racing Tires Civil War Sprint Car Series event. Gregg shared victory lane with Fremont’s Shane Golobic, winner of the USAC/BCRA Western Midget feature event.

Saturday’s event was the fifth round of the traveling Civil War Sprint Car Series and the tour’s first appearance at

Golobic wins a thriller before a packed grandstand in point race five at Placerville

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051813-01PLACERVILLE, CA (5-18-13) - From the first green flag of the night, the large crowd at Placerville Speedway that turned out for point race five Saturday night witnessed its share of thrills, spills and action packed racing at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Before the racing program even reached the main events, four different drivers had gone upside down in the sprint car divisions alone.

One driver that dodged the misfortune and mayhem and also

Placerville Andy Gregg scores second sprint win before hearty crowd at Placerville

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051113-01PLACERVILLE, CA (5-11-13) - Placerville’s own Andy Gregg celebrated his second victory of the year before a packed grandstand of spectators who turned out at Placerville Speedway Saturday night for the fourth Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Racing Tires Championship event of the season.

Gregg celebrated his sprint car feature event win with three repeat winners including Matt Tilford of Orangevale who won his second feature event of the year in the Pure Stock class. Matt Micheli of Live

Bernal dominates Placerville bullring in sole USAC Sprint appearance

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042713-01PLACERVILLE, CA (5-4-13) - Despite the track regulars having the week off from championship competition, a solid crowd turned out at Placerville Speedway once again Saturday night to witness the United States Auto Club (USAC) Western Classic Series Sprint Cars assault the quarter-mile clay oval at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.

The traveling series brought 15 entries to the roster, including a handful of Placerville’s winged stars for a night of exciting racing that concluded with Hollister’s Ryan Bernal celebrating

Hirst thrills the crowd at Placerville Speedway

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042713-01PLACERVILLE, CA (4-27-13) - The Placerville Speedway always has a reputation of providing late race drama whenever the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series visits the tight, high-banked bullring. On Saturday night that certainly rang true, as Sacramento’s Kyle Hirst made a late charge to ride the high-line and get around Shane Golobic with just a couple laps left to score his fifth career series victory in thrilling fashion.

Driving the Roth Enterprises No. 83jr Hirst claimed a bit of

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