Petaluma Speedway

Ensign and Howard Swing Axes On Lumberjack’s Restaurant Night

Petaluma, CA – Hot weather and a hooked-up race track greeted the 78 competitors on Lumberjack’s Restaurant Night at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night. An emotions-filled night saw two celebrations that of “Iron Man” Shawn McCoy’s 750th consecutive super stock race and the return of defending Pit Stop USA Winged Sprint Car Champion Chase Johnson. Action started with Justyn Cox out qualifying a field of 17 winged warriors with a swift 12.878. The three heat races were run in [...]

Viscusi Overcomes Huge Deficit to Repeat Enduro Win

Petaluma, CA – For the second time in eight months Bay Area Hobby Stocker Nick Viscusi has taken on the best of the West Coast Enduro Competitors and come away with a $1,000 payday.  Viscusi overcame a two lap deficit during last fall’s Crash Nationals.  Sunday Night during the Sonoma-Marin Fair he made-up four laps passing Ken Moeller, who had led the majority of the event, on the 148th circuit, and streaked to the checkered flag having led [...]

So-Cal’s Ronnie Gardner Triumphs Over Big Field of BCRA-USAC Midgets

PETALUMA, CA, June 15—A sun splashed evening that sported a full grandstand and a fast, hooked up race track saw 25 midgets sanctioned by the Bay Cities Racing Association and the United States Auto Club thrill the fans of Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night.  Time trials saw Norco, CA’s Six-Eight Racing Team driver Ronnie Gardner eclipse the field with a thrilling 14.425 effort.  The three heat race format saw local youngster Frankie Guerrini, Sean Dodenhoff, and Kyle Edwards capturing [...]

Visiting Kurt Nelson Finds Petaluma Adobe To His Liking

Petaluma, CA – Shirt-sleeve weather and near perfect track conditions awarded the fans and competitors Saturday Night, June 8th at Petaluma Speedway.  The Pit Stop USA Winged 360 class saw point leader Bradley Terrell click off a rapid 13.307 during time trials.  Heat races were captured by rapidly improving Zack Lynskey and visiting south bay veteran Wayne Katen.  With the track smooth, hooked up, and with a distinct second groove the main event saw Roberto Kelly win the [...]

Schank Jr., McDaniel, Drew, Dutra, and Williams Slip ‘n Slide to Triumphs

Petaluma, CA – Warm weather and with no sign of the customary Bodega Bay marine layer in the sky; coupled with 90 race cars, made for a sealed over dry slick track on Sysco Foods Night at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night.  The group qualifying for round #2 of the Joe Hunt Wingless Sprints vs. Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Series saw Colton Slack turn in a 15.239 effort to top the 23 car field.  Heat races were captured [...]

Ensign Doubles Down Notching Both Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Features

  Petaluma, CA – On a beautiful, warm, spring evening Geoff Ensign made history on General Hydroponics Night at Petaluma Speedway by capturing both of the Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Division Features.  Action started in the winged 360 class with Kirk Simpson topping the 15 car field in time trials with a 13.538 lap.  Heat races were captured by: Ensign, point leader Bradley Terrell, and Kenny Drew.  With the track smooth and wide the main event started [...]

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 [...]

Human Highlight Reel Captures Joe Hunt vs Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Battle

Unseasonably warm weather and a nice sized crowd were on hand for Quattro de Maya Night at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night.  With children breaking piñatas in the midway and sprint cars spitting clay rooster tails it was Santa Rosa’s Terry Schank Jr. topping the 22-car field with a 14.714 lap qualifying effort. The first of four Joe Hunt Magneto versus Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Events in 2013 saw heat races being captured by: Nick Larsen, Joe Stornetta, [...]

A Newcomer and Former Track Champions Claim Early Season Triumphs

  On a balmy night with August-style heat Petaluma Speedway patrons packed the grandstands for a second consecutive week and welcomed young Justyn Cox to victory lane in the Pit Stop USA Winged 360 Class.  The evening started with Watsonville regular Kurt Nelson eclipsing the 17-car field with a 14.167 qualifying effort.  The three 8-lap heat races on the hard-slick Adobe clay were captured by Chris Magoon, Gary Paulson, and series regular Geoff Ensign.  The final feature of [...]

DJ Johnson Duplicates Opening Night Honors

For the second year in a row DJ Johnson ventured several counties west to Petaluma Speedway and captured the 25-lap Pit Stop USA Spec Sprint Main Event on opening night 2013.  The night started off with Johnson in his attractive blue #33 out-pacing the 17-car field with a 14.918 qualifying effort.  The three 8-lap heat races were captured by Scotty Dupont, Scott Hall, and Terry Schank Jr.  By the time the feature fired off the famous black adobe [...]