Daily Archives - October 8, 2013

Ronnie Gardner Claims Second Annual Johnny Soares Classic 101-Lap Midget Race at Petaluma Speedway

After overtaking Greg Bragg on Lap 74, USAC-Western States Midgets points leader Ronnie Gardner never looked back, scoring the 101-lap Johnny Soares Classic Midget triumph aboard the Six-8 Motorsports Baldozier Racing #68 Stewart/Esslinger at the 3/8-mile Petaluma Speedway on Saturday, October 5. The win did not come easy, as Gardner trailed Bragg in BCRA Hall of Famer Dave Thurston's #11 Spike/Esslinger for most of the race, trying everything to get by Bragg. With an amazing three-car move, Gardner [...]

Ensign, DeCarlo, Learn Take Center Stage on Circle Track Magazine Night

A September heat wave spread through Sonoma County and brought with it the 2013 Circle Track Magazine Tour of America sponsored by Amsoil.  The high temps and moderate winds found the track sealing over hard early.  With a record $6,200 up for grabs in the Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Division it was Napa’s Joe Stornetta the first car out picking up fast time honors over an 18-car field with a rapid 14.381 effort.  Veteran’s Geoff Ensign, Scott [...]

Terrell Scores First Career Civil War Series Win On Home Base Petaluma Speedway

PETALUMA, CA (4-27-13) – Saturday night April 27th California's premier touring campaign for 360 cubic inch powered sprint cars, the Hoosier Racing Tires Civil War Sprint Car Series, made its first appearance at the Petaluma Speedway. When the final checkered flag flew on the night, former champion Bradley Terrell of Sebastopol celebrated his first career Civil War Series victory before a large crowd of hometown fans. "This was a great win for us, and to get this [...]