Sean Becker wins a wild one with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series at Placerville Speedway on Saturday

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By Gary Thomas/Photos by Donna Peter

Placerville, CA – July 19, 2014…A packed house on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway witnessed one of the craziest finishes seen in a long time, when leader Brent Kaeding spun on the cushion during the final corner and resulted in Sean Becker sneaking by for the dramatic victory.

The unbelievable win for Becker was his 10th career with the King of

Red clay high-banks of Placerville Speedway host the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series for the final time this season on Saturday

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Placerville, CA – July 15, 2014…The always challenging and unique confines of Placerville Speedway will welcome the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series this Saturday night July 19, for what will be round 12 in the fight for the statewide championship. 
 
The quarter-mile bullring located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds routinely produces great racing and is a fan favorite among

Forsberg and Tilford repeat in second Boys and Girls Club Benefit Race

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  • Rick Grunert scores overdue win in Pure Stocks; Mike Grenert takes Dwarf Cars

07_12_2014_146PLACERVILLE, CA – Returning to action following the annual July Fourth Spectacular and it’s often daunting track conditions, it was back to usual for competitors at Placerville Speedway Saturday for the 11th championship point race of the season. A superior racing surface made for a great night of racing as the Jackson Rancheria Casino Championship season roars past it’s halfway mark.

On this

Saturday’s Racing to Benefit Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County

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Nor Cal Dwarf Cars return this Saturday night as Placerville Speedway’s 11th Jackson Rancheria Casino Points Race Benefits the Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County. Photo by Donna Peter

PLACERVILLE, CA (7-8-14) – Racing resumes at Placerville Speedway this Saturday night with the 11th points race of the season presented by the New Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort. Winged Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models and Pure Stocks will all return to compete for the season

Fremont’s Golobic takes July Fourth victory before sold out crowd

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Gardner wins Pure Stock feature event; Trimble repeats in Limited Late Models

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PLACERVILLE, CA – Sprint Car driver Shane Golobic never gave up the fight Friday night and such perseverance paid off when the checkered flag waved to the Fremont driver at Placerville Speedway following the tenth Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship point race of the season.

For Golobic, Friday’s win was far more than point race victory. It came on a night when Placerville Speedway was sold out

Racing and Patriotism come together this Friday with July 4th Spectacular Race

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All kids 11 and under free for three division holiday event that concludes with fireworks

independence_day_flag.18500037_stdPLACERVILLE, CA – Patriotism and auto racing come together in grand fashion at Placerville Speedway this coming week in the annual July Fourth Spectacular on Friday night at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. This annual event is expected to bring thousands to the Placerville Drive facility as it will be the only Fireworks display in El Dorado County to take place on

DeCaires charges to third win of the season

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Grunert wins second Pure Stock feature; Winter Wins Dwarfs; Davis Late Model Winner

06_28_2014_223PLACERVILLE, CA – It was exactly one year ago that Elk Grove driver Greg DeCaires experienced a win streak at Placerville Speedway shortly after teaming with Placerville car owner Dale Miller. After Saturday night, there is one term that best describes DeCaires’ present season – Déjà vu. The veteran driver drove to his second straight and third overall victory just one week before the highly anticipated July Fourth

Tight point battles roll into ninth point race this Saturday night

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05_17_2014_164PLACERVILLE, CA – This Saturday night the Jackson Rancheria Championship Season continues at Placerville Speedway. Four divisions will be on the menu once again this week as the championship point battles tighten up in all three of the weekly divisions competing for the season crown at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds quarter-mile dirt track.

Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models and Pure Stocks will return to action on the quarter mile in the battle for the 2014

Elk Grove’s DeCaires drives to second season win with Hall, Tilford and Trimble

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decairesBy Bill Sullivan for Placerville Speedway

Photos by Donna Peter

PLACERVILLE, CA – Even though our region was hosting a multitude of high profile racing events this weekend including NASCAR in nearby Sonoma, Placerville Speedway still filled their grandstands and pit area for a great night of racing in the eighth Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship Season Saturday night.

 

Greg DeCaires of Elk Grove brought local car owner Dale Miller to victory lane Saturday

Heated Battles resume Saturday in Jackson Rancheria Championship Series at Placerville Speedway

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PLACERVILLE, CA – After a week off for the El Dorado County Fair, event, weekly points racing resumes this Saturday night in the Jackson Rancheria Championship Season at Placerville Speedway. Four divisions will be on the menu this week in an action packed event that will wave the green flag on the final half of the season at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds quarter-mile dirt track.

Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models and Pure Stocks

Placerville Speedway extends 2014 season with additional Civil War Series event slated for September 20

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imageWith a transition taking place at the Kings Speedway, which will close for the remainder of the season, Placerville Speedway is excited to announce that the scheduled Civil War Series Presented By Flowmaster event on September 20th has been relocated to the Placerville Speedway.

 

“It is kind of a sad deal that is going on down in Hanford, CA but all of us are really excited to add another Civil War Series

Forsberg bags third season win in Boys and Girls Club Benefit Race at Placerville

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PLACERVILLE, CA – Saturday night produced five different winners Saturday night as Placerville Speedway hosted its seventh Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship event of the season. Four of those victorious came in the form drivers. The biggest winner of the night was the Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County, who benefited from ticket sales Saturday night in the first of three special nights this season.

As fans packed into the grandstands of the

Saturday’s Points Race to Benefit The Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County

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Jackson Ranchera Casino Series Point Leader Greg Decaires.              Photo by Fast Four Media

Four division racing program includes Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks and Midget Lites

PLACERVILLE, CA – After a week off for a special event, the excitement of Weekly Points Racing resumes this Saturday night in the Jackson Rancheria Championship Season at Placerville Speedway. Four divisions will be on the menu this week in an action packed event that will benefit

Forsberg Excites Crowd with $3000 Thompson’s Toyota boosted win at Placerville Civil War

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PLACERVILLE, CA – Auburn, CA driver, Andy Forsberg, took advantage of late a restart, and excited the capacity crowd at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Placerville Speedway on Saturday night as he picked up his first Civil War Series Presented By Flowmaster win of the season, marking the series’ fourth different winner in as many events.

Placerville, CA driver, Andy Gregg, led the field to green aboard his Scott Russell owned, Mike’s Hard Lemonade No. 14R

High Octane Civil War Sprint Car Series Invades Placerville this Saturday

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(PLACERVILLE,CA) – Saturday night, the regions top 360ci drivers will hit the famous red clay at one of the most exciting tracks on the Civil War Sprint Car Series Presented By Flowmaster circuit, Placerville Speedway in Placerville, CA.

The high-banked ¼ mile speedway sponsored by Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, Hoosier Racing Tires and the Mountain Democrat Newspaper Group has produced some memorable racing over the years, and with the highly competitive series that has put up three exciting

DeCaires, Tilford and Trimble all win nail biters in 6th Championship Point Race

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PLACERVILLE, CA – Saturday night close wheel to wheel racing that kept the fans on the edge of their seats for nearly every race seemed to be the theme at Placerville Speedway for the sixth Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship season presented by Hoosier Racing Tires, Coors Light, The Mountain Democrat and Riebes Auto Parts. Although car counts were slightly lower than usual due to multiple events in the region, the racing was some of

Sanders goes for a fab four streak in sixth Placerville points race Saturday

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Four division racing program includes Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks and BCRA Midget Lites

PLACERVILLE, CA – This Saturday night, Justin Sanders will be looking to continue his win streak at Placerville Speedway in the winged sprint car division. The Prunedale driver, who earned his first career win here three weeks ago, will be looking to make it a fabulous foursome should he notch another victory in his belt during this Saturday’s Jackson

Sanders continues win streak;Tilford brothers dominate stock divisions

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By Bill Sullivan for Placerville Speedway

PLACERVILLE, CA – Entering Saturday nights fifth Jackson Rancheria championship point race at Placerville Speedway, Justin Sanders was poised to put another notch in his early season win streak aboard his Beverly and Rudy Warrington owned #18 sprint car that recently carried him to the top of the point standings. When the checkered flag flew at the end of the night, the young man from Prunedale was celebrating once again in victory lane.

“I had

New point leader Sanders looks to continue win streak this Saturday

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Four division racing program includes Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks and Dwarf Cars

PLACERVILLE, CA (5-10-14) –   Justin Sanders charged  from the seventh place starting position last Saturday night to win his second consecutive feature event in as many nights at Placerville Speedway. This Saturday night the young wheelman from Prunedale returns as the point leader of the 2014 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort  Hoosier Championship season presented by Hoosier Racing Tires, Coors Light and

Sanders charges from seventh position to score second straight Placerville Speedway win

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Mack scores first win in Pure Stocks; McDaniel takes Late Models; Dillard wins in Midget Lites

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PLACERVILLE, CA (5-3-14)–  At the annual awards banquet earlier this season, sprint car driver Justin Sanders vowed that he would be the driver giving Placerville Speedway’s veteran drivers a run for their money in the forthcoming 2014 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort – Hoosier Tires Championship at the famed bullring. Saturday night, Sanders continued to back that statement with his second straight

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