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Sugar Shane Shines Over SCCT Field

The Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards came to the Petaluma Speedway adobe for the first of two shows in 2019 Saturday night and brought 26 fire breathing 360 sprint cars with it on Napa Auto Parts Night. Sebastopol resident Geoff Ensign paced qualifying with a 12.772 lap and heat races were won by Paradise, CA’s Kyle Hirst, Tracy’s Kyle Offill, Roseville’s Willie Croft and Fremont’s Shane Golobic. After the dash and pole spot was secured [...]

Petaluma Speedway hosts Sprint Car Challenge Tour round four this Saturday April 27th

By Gary Thomas Petaluma, CA – April 23, 2019…The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards will finish off the month of April with a visit to the always action packed and intense Petaluma Speedway this Saturday night. The evening of family fun marks the fourth race of the year for the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards and is the first of two season appearances at Sonoma County’s longest [...]

Rain Forces April 6 Cancellation

Schleprock says “wowsie wowsie woo woo…another rain out.”  Mother nature did not cooperate this week for Petaluma Speedway.  Lets hope for extended sunshine for the coming week.  We’ll try to kick off the 2019 season next Saturday, April 13th with the Pit Stop USA Wingless Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Super Stocks, and 600’s.

March 30 Opener Rained Out

Unfortunately this weeks continuous wet weather has saturated the pit area and parking lot of Petaluma Speedway, forcing the cancellation of Saturday’s scheduled opening night. All efforts will be utilized to try and launch the 2019 racing season next Saturday, April 6th.

March 16th Test & Tune Cancelled

Unfortunately Petaluma Speedway will have to cancel our scheduled test & tune for this Saturday, March 16th. Due to the amount of recent rainfall the facility just won’t support the rigs, or competitors in a safe manner. I want to thank the staff and helpers that have assisted us this past week: Tim Colvin, Mike Colvin, Terry Harooka, Don & Kyle Degrazia, Greg Hendrix, Steve Shawler, Marcus Hardina, David Spriggs, Tim Butterworth, & Kyle Ponikvar-Dolney. We’ll continue to beat [...]

Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series Rule Additions

Attention all Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s and Spec Sprint competitors. Petaluma Speedway’s approved mufflers for the 2019 season are the Flowmaster 53545-10 with turn downs or the Large Spin Tech Muffler (Super Stock 1000 part #1545) with turn downs.   Additionally, the Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s will be required to have kingpin tethers installed by May 1, 2019 The following kingpin tethers have been approved for competition: Amick #AA-103-(length) Crow #SP-54 or #SP-57 Buttlerbuilt #BBP-4924   Both rule books have been updated to reflect these [...]

2019 Super Stock & 600 Micro Rules Posted

The 2019 Petaluma Speedway Super Stock and 600 Micro rule books have been posted the Petaluma Speedway website.  The super stocks now have the option of utilizing the GM 604 Crate Engine.  The 600 Micro rules are updated to reflect procedural and technical changes agreed upon at the division meeting in December.

Glad Enterprises, Inc. Releases Tentative Petaluma Speedway 2019 Schedule

Petaluma, CA – Petaluma Speedway located at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds Event Center releases its 2019 racing schedule.  Entering our 58th year of operation the historic 3/8th mile facility will see the return of our signature Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series’ featuring the Winged 360’s and Wingless Spec Sprints.  The Winged 360’s are penciled in for 13 races, a pair of which will be the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Series presented by Abreu Vineyards on April 27th [...]

Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Series Releases 2019 Rule Package

Petaluma, CA (Dec 12, 2018) Petaluma Speedway is proud to announce that for the eighth consecutive year the track’s Wingless Spec Sprint Division will feature Pit Stop USA as the title sponsor.  The exciting class of open-wheelers will contest 11 events on Northern California’s fastest 3/8-mile oval.   The 2019 technical rules have been updated and released.  Specifically, the series will continue to compete with flat-tappet camshafts, on-board starters will be optional, and the combined minimum weight (car & driver) [...]