Placerville Speedway hosts the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series in the “Hoosier Tires Gold Country Shootout” this Saturday

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PLACERVILLE, CA– After opening the season last weekend the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will be right back at it this Saturday at the always action packed Placerville Speedway for the “Hoosier Tires Gold Country Shootout.”

This Saturday’s event will be the second of five KWS shows this season filmed for airing by MAVTV American Real. The others include last week’s opener at

Sanders celebrates elusive win before a packed house at Placerville Speedway

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By Bill Sullivan – Placerville Speedway Media

PLACERVILLE, CA (4-12-14)–  The grandstands were packed once again at Placerville Speedway Saturday night for the second Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship event of the season presented by Hoosier Racing Tires, Coors Light and the Mountain Democrat. Four divisions were on tap for the event that brought four new faces to victory lane, celebrating their first successes of the fresh season.

In the Sprint Car Division, Prunedale’s Justin Sanders drove

Four divisions on tap for second championship point race Saturday

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PLACERVILLE, CA – After last week’s capacity crowd in the grandstands and packed pit area, Placerville Speedway is geared up for another big night of championship point racing this Saturday night with four divisions competing in the second Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort event of the season. Winged Sprint Cars will return this week along with the firebreathing Late Model stock cars, Pure Stocks and the visiting Midget Lites of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA).

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Forsberg wins before capacity crowd for Placerville Speedway’s Jackson Ranchera Casino Championship Opener

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PLACERVILLE, CA –   The new racing season opened in big way Saturday night at Placerville Speedway located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. A standing room only crowd packed the grandstands and one of the largest car counts for a weekly point race in recent history filled every available space in the pit area to build a spectacular night of championship racing and a warm welcome to the 2014 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship season

New Racing Season Opens this Saturday in Placerville

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PLACERVILLE, CA –  The long awaited winter break as come to a close and the 2014 racing season is set to begin in El Dorado County this Saturday night, April 5. It’s the opening of the new Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort – Hoosier Racing Tires Championship season presented by The Mountain Democrat and Coors Light at the quarter-mile clay oval that has been in operation since 1965.

The front gates to Placerville Speedway will open at 5 p.m. on Saturday night

Select 2014 Placerville Speedway events will benefit Boys and Girls Club of EDC

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PLACERVILLE, CA –  As the 2014 racing season approaches the green flag, Placerville Speedway is gearing up for a muchanticipated championship season ahead. Adding to the already action packed Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship schedule, the 48 year old quarter-mile dirt track has announced that several events in the months to come will benefit a popular local charity.

The Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County has been named as the charitable organization of choice

Placerville Speedway gears up for fully loaded 2014 racing season

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ForsbergkidsPLACERVILLE, CA –  Placerville Speedway has officially announced the schedule for its upcoming racing season at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The 2014 Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort championship season is set to begin on Saturday, April 5 as the 48 year old dirt track on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds launches a season that is packed with events nearly every weekend into September.

As Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort steps in to fill the title sponsorship role this season, the

Placerville Speedway welcomes Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort as new title sponsor beginning in 2014 championship season

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JacksideSidebarPLACERVILLE, CA –  Placerville Speedway is proud to announce that the new Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, has officially become the premier sponsor for the exciting season ahead at the 48 year old speedway located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville.

“We at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort are excited to begin a new partnership with the Placerville Speedway,” said Jose Cortez, Marketing Director for Jackson Rancheria Caisno Resort. “We are very excited

Tilford clinches Late Model Championship in final race of the season

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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.

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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

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An exciting 2014 at Placerville Speedway is set to kick off on Saturday, April 5th. See Full Schedule

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