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Chase Johnson Captures First KWS-NARC Feature on Flowaster Night at Petaluma Speedway

6/17/17 – Petaluma, CA … Chase Johnson outdueled Bud Kaeding in a thrilling open wheel battle at Petaluma Speedway to capture his first career King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series feature event victory Saturday night. Johnson, piloting the potent Shawn & Cyndi Thomas-owned, Wesmar-Champion Machine-powered Maxim, played cat and mouse with polesitter Kaeding throughout the 30-lapper before capitalizing on slower traffic to make his winning move.  As the pair sliced and diced through lapped cars, Johnson launched a [...]


(6/11/17) Petaluma, CA … The lightening fast 3/8 mile oval of Petaluma Fairgrounds Speedway is set to host the 900-horsepower King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series on Saturday, June 17th. Leading a contingent of 20 sprint car teams to Petaluma will be current championship point leader Giovanni Scelzi of Fresno. The red hot 15-year old driver has captured the past two KWS-NARC main events and three of the past four races. Despite his recent successes, his lead in [...]

Ensign, Shank, Brown, & Machado Claim Jake’s Performance Hobbies Night Wins

By Devin Mayo and Rick Faeth A warm breeze brought Petaluma Speedway fans out to the hooked up and fast 3/8th’s this past Saturday on Jake’s Performance Hobbies Night for an action packed night of racing. The Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s saw “The Human Highlight Reel” Geoff Ensign from Sebastopol set fast time with a time of 13.202 over a field of fourteen. Heat races went to Dustin Golobic and Bradley Terrell. Visiting Peter Paulson and Ensign led the [...]

Robby Sawyer Wins Thriller at Petaluma Speedway

By Sean Stanish              With two rounds of the 2017 IMCA All Star Modified Tour season complete, some of the best modified drivers on the West Coast headed to Rick Faeth’s Petaluma Speedway, which saw Bakersfield’s Robby Sawyer capture his first Tour victory after a great race Saturday night.  This was Sawyer’s first visit to the 3/8s mile adobe clay track, where he was able to beat past track champion Nick DeCarlo of Martinez and [...]

Sprint Car Challenge Tour Invades Petaluma Speedway This Saturday

Petaluma, CA – The action-packed early season of racing continues for the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards with the first of two season visits at the Petaluma Speedway this Saturday night April 29.   The evening of competition marks the fourth round of the year with the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards and puts an exciting close to a busy month of April. Following this Saturday the tour will then have three weekends off, before [...]

Ensign Captures Emotional Pit Stop USA Shootout #1

by Devin Mayo & Rick Faeth An overcast, warm, windy, and sunny evening brought fans to the famed Petaluma Saturday night to find out who would be victorious in the first of four Pit Stop USA Shootout races. 17 winged warriors signed into the pits Saturday night with “The Human Highlight Reel” Geoff Ensign picking up quick time awards with a time of 14.384. The three heat races would see “The BT Express” Bradley Terrell, Zack Lynskey, and long-time Petaluma [...]