Petaluma Speedway Sponsors, Test & Tune, and Schedule Change

Petaluma Speedway welcomes back Hoosier Tires West, Mesa Beverage, Lumberjack Restaurant, NAPA – Petaluma Auto Parts, Pit Stop USA, McLea's Tire & Automotive Centers as track partners for the past three seasons.  General Hydroponics and O'Reilly Auto Parts are both returning for their second year with the track.  We'd also like to welcome Oilstop Drive-Thru Oil Change Center's and the Victory Dealer Group to the Speedway Family.  Another major announcement is that Larsen Racing Products will be the [...]

2014 Rules Have Been Posted

The 2014 Petaluma Speedway Rules have been posted.  Here is brief summary of changes: There were no changes for the Dwarf Car or Pit Stop USA Winged 360 Divisions. Lumberjack Restaurant Super Stocks – Rule 8.2 increase max spoiler height to 8." Pit Stop USA Spec Sprints – Rule 11, Cars requiring assistance at initial start of heat race or dash: go to the back of the pack. Cars requiring assistance at the initial start of a semi [...]

Petaluma Speedway is proud to release it’s 2014 Season Schedule

Twenty three events will be contested starting April 12th and ending with the 3rd Adobe Cup Open Show on October 11th. Returning for the third season will be the Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s and Spec Sprints with 13 point races for each division. Plenty of additional specialty sprint car shows will also headline at the west’s fastest 3/8th’s mile oval. The King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will return on May 10th. The California State Civil [...]

Forsberg, Stornetta, & Machado Capture 2nd Annual Adobe Cup Honors

A cool October Evening greeted the capacity crowd on McLea’s Tire & Automotive Night for the 2nd Annual Adobe Cup Season Finale at Petaluma Speedway Saturday Night.  There were over 90 cars competing on the hooked up 3/8ths mile oval with a combined purse for the four classes in excess of $20,000 up for grabs.  Multi-time Civil War Champion Andy Forsberg bested the 23 car Winged 360 field with a scorching 12.432 to nab quick time honors.  The three [...]

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 [...]

Becker Grabs Hardware on Maselli Civil War Night

A beautiful sun-splashed afternoon and evening attracted a tremendous crowd for Petaluma Speedway’s third California State Civil War Series Event of the season on the 34th Annual M. Maselli & Sons Hardware Night.  Mason Moore outgunned the 33 car field with a qualifying effort of 13.094.  Action started with four ten-lap preliminary heat races on the smooth and hooked up 3/8th mile Adobe oval.  Heat races were captured incident free by defending Pit Stop USA Track Champion Chase [...]

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 [...]

Familiar Faces Find Fine Finishes on Western Auto Body Night

PETALUMA, CA, Aug 24 – A breezy and clear evening found a smooth and fast racetrack on Petaluma Speedway’s Western Auto Body Night.  Doing double duty in both Pit Stop USA Sprint Car divisions, Drew Lynskey copped fast time honors in the winged 360 class besting the 14-car field with a quick 12.650.  Visiting Jake Morgan and Jeff Griffin captured the preliminary heat races.  The main event fired off with the top two point’s competitors Alissa Geving and [...]

Luker Cops Two Classes During Gene Romero West Coast Flat Track Series

PETALUMA, CA, Aug 17 – Patchy clouds and sun combined with a table-top smooth and lightning fast track on Petaluma Speedway’s annual Gene Romero West Coast Flat Track Series Event sponsored by G&B Kawasaki-Yamaha. Two-wheeled action started with point leader Ryan Foster eclipsing the 18-bike field with an 18.04 effort during qualifying for the K&N Open Division.  From that point on it was all 16-year old Andrew Luker as he picked up the trophy dash, heat and main [...]