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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) [...]

C&H Veterans – Hunt Magneto Wingless Sprint Series Future

Attention C&H Veterans – Hunt Magneto Wingless Series competitors, Effective immediately Glad Enterprises, Inc. will no longer be able to represent the series as promoters of the tour. The last two seasons have been memorable and have provided me the opportunity to meet and cultivate productive relationships with many of the drivers, team members, and families. I’ll greatly miss that aspect. Last week I attended the annual RPM Promoter’s workshop and booked 11 tentative events for the 2019 Hunt Series. The tentative events [...]

2018 Petaluma Speedway Awards Banquet

Petaluma Speedway congratulates our 2018 track champions: Jake Haulot, Shayna Sylvia, Oreste Gonnella, Mitch Machado, David Engstrom, & Tom Brown. Congratulations also to John “Scooter” Gomes on his Redwood Dwarf Car Association Championship. The 2018 Petaluma Speedway Awards Banquet will be Saturday Night, January 5th at Legends @ Bennnett Valley in Santa Rosa. Dinner will be Beef Tri-tip, Chicken Marsala, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Penne, Salads, and Dessert. Price is $45 per person. Invitations will be mailed [...]

2018 C&H Veterans Hunt Magneto Wingless Sprint Awards Banquet

The 2018 C&H Veterans Hunt Magneto Wingless Sprint Awards Banquet will be combined with Sprint Car Challenge Tour’s. Trophies and point fund checks for the top 10 in points will be awarded. The date will be Saturday Night, November 10th at the Dante Club in Sacramento. Located at 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd in Sacramento. Cocktails at 5 pm, Buffet Dinner 6 pm, and Awards at 7 pm. Cost is $45 per person. Please [...]

Forsberg Notches Pit Stop USA Shootout; Terrell, Paul, & Chappa Also Victorious

By Devin Mayo and Rick Faeth Pit Stop USA Shootout Round #2 was held Saturday, July 28th at Petaluma Speedway which brought out some of the best and fastest Wing 360 sprint cars in Northern California. It would be the second to last car in qualifying claiming fast time awards, which would go to “Mr. Excitement” Andy Forsberg with a time of 12.597. A two heat race format saw Chase Majdic and local favorite Bradley Terrell, who was running double [...]

4 Wheel Parts Night July 21st

This Saturday Night, July 21st is 4 Wheel Parts Night at Petaluma Speedway, featuring the Pit Stop USA Winged 360’s, USAC & BCRA Midgets, Santa Rosa Auto Body 600’s, and the Jake’s Performance Hobbies Mini Stocks. Gates open at 4 pm, qualifying at 5 pm, and racing at 6 pm. Adults $16, Seniors & Juniors $12, and children 5 & under are free. Conveniently located at 3403 Santa Rosa Ave. 4 Wheel Parts is your one-stop source for truck parts [...]

Petaluma Speedway Signs Contract Extension

July 16, 2018, Petaluma, CA   Glad Enterprises, Inc. the company that promotes and operates Petaluma Speedway has signed a contract extension with the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center.  The contract extension will ensure that motorsports will stay at the west’s fastest 3/8th’s mile oval through the 2022 season.  We would like to thank Allison Keaney the CEO of the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center as well as the 4th District Agricultural Association Board of Directors for the opportunity to [...]