Author - Rick Faeth

Bernal, Schank, Gonnella, Matthias Have the “Know How” on NAPA Night

By Devin Mayo & Rick Faeth The final push to get into Petaluma’s Adobe Cup brought drivers, teams, and fans from far and wide to compete for Pit Stop USA Shootout Round #4 Saturday night on Petaluma Auto Parts NAPA Night at the races. A total of 16 Pit Stop USA Sprint Cars saw Klint Simpson in the Kirk Edson #101 with a fast time of 12.486. A pair of heat races would see Auburn’s Andy Forsberg and [...]

Forsberg, Simpson, While, & Valerio Tuned Up on PJ’s Automotive Night

By Rick Faeth A hot summer night welcomed the Petaluma Speedway faithful on PJ’s Automotive Night Saturday.  Multi-time Civil War Champion Andy Forsberg started off the evening with quick time in the Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s class with a rapid 12.647 effort.  Rising star Riley Matson copped the first heat race with veteran Geoff Ensign capturing the second.  Ensign also piloted the potent Lay Motorsports #24b to the $50 dash for cash win which allowed him to [...]

Schutte, Forsberg, & Dillard Bust Out on Rod Buntjer Bail Bonds Night

By Devin Mayo A breezy cool evening brought fans out to Petaluma’s beautiful 3/8th’s with Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s, USAC vs BCRA Midgets, and BCRA Midget Lites.  Point leader Bradley Terrell nabbed quick time with a 12.698.  Young guns Riley Matson and Jake Haulot picked up the pair of heat races.  Third year veteran Marissa Polizzi and visiting Bobby Butler would lead the field to green for the 25 lap feature.  Butler would take the early lead [...]

Foesberg, Simpson, Matthias Light Up Sky on July 3rd

By Devin Mayo A warm and cool breeze evening brought fans out to Petaluma Speedway for Buffalo Wild Wings Night on Sunday Night, July 3rd. 25 Winged 360’s signed into the pits with Ryan Bernal making his 1st winged 360 appearance of the year and taking fast time with a 12.485. A 4 heat race format with Tyler Walker, Colby Wiesz, Chase Johnson, and Bradley Terrell picking up victories. Tyler Walker and Andy Forsberg would lead the field [...]

IMCA Modifieds Running July 9th

To alleviate any confusion. Petaluma Speedway is still running it's originally scheduled McLea's Tire & Automotive IMCA Modified race on July 9th. Prentice Motorsports Group's All Star Modified Tour was cancelled due to Antioch Speedway's $2.500 to win event.

Simpson, Schutte, DeCarlo, & Learn Exhaust Competition on Flowmaster Night

By Devin Mayo   It was open wheel madness at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night featuring the season opener for the Joe Hunt Magneto Wingless Sprints and would have 17 cars sign into the pits. It was to no surprise Klint Simpson would set quick time of the night. Terry Schank Jr. and Barry Pries would pick up heat race victories. A 6 car dash saw Schank lead flag to flag and would lead the field to green [...]

Ensign, Simpson, Woodward Have the Right Recipe on Lumberjack’s Restaurant Night

By Devin Mayo It was a humid, cool, and breezy night at Petaluma but that didn’t stop the fast and furious action at the Petaluma 3/8th’s. The Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s returned to the Petaluma Adobe with 15 cars. Jake Haulot went straight to the top of the qualifying order with a time of 12.770. Two heat races would decide the starting order of the A Main, with Klint Simpson and Bradley Terrell picking up the heat [...]

Forsberg, Studebaker, & Biscardi Plant it in Victory Lane on General Hydroponics Night

A threat of rain wouldn’t stop race fans and teams from attending the 7th round of the Pit Stop USA points paying race. The Pit Stop USA Sprint Cars had 21 cars enter in the pits and would have DJ Freitas set quick with a time of 12.989. A 3 heat race format saw Shane Myre, Bradely Terrell, and David Lindt pick up heat race victories. Terrell and Myre would start on the front row and lead the [...]

Klint Simpson Achieves Rare Double at Petaluma Speedway

PETALUMA, CA – April 30 By Rick Faeth Unseasonably warm temps and high winds led to a rare slick track at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night.  Geoff Ensign for the second week in a row was the quick qualifier outpacing the 15 car field with a 13.533.  Veteran Roberto Kirby and Klint Simpson captured the incident free 8-lap preliminary heats.  The 25-lap feature saw most all teams set up to run the low groove.  Jake Haulot led the first [...]

Terrell Wins Third Straight, Shayna Sylvia Raises Roof

PETALUMA, CA – April 23 By Rick Faeth Heavy Friday rains couldn’t dampen the hopes of fans and racers for the first of two Petaluma Auto Parts NAPA Night’s at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night. Geoff Ensign wheeling the potent Worden #63 sprinter captured fast time honors with a 13.123 circuit. Klint Simpson & rookie of the year contender Shane Myhre nabbed the 8-lap heats. The 25-lap feature saw a fast, smooth, and hooked up track greet Jake Haulot [...]