Placerville Speedway Fan Appreciation Day this Saturday May 21st

by Placerville Newswire / May 20, 2016 / comments

UPDATE:

PLACERVILLE SPEEDWAY FORCED TO CANCEL SATURDAY MAY 21 EVENT

 

Placerville, CA (May 20)...Due to heavy rainfall and an unfavorable weekend forecast, Placerville Speedway has been forced to cancel Saturday night's Red Hawk Casino Championship Series race.

"Unfortunately, with the amount of rain we've received, the amount of rain we are expecting, and the cold temperatures in the forecast, we feel it is best to call the event now and allow people to make other plans for the evening ", track promoter Scott Russell said. "The last thing we want to do is cancel events. But, obviously we can't control mother nature."

In addition to the race being canceled, the "Fan Appreciation Day" Car Show scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the Thompson Buick/GMC location on Placerville Drive has been rescheduled to coincide with the June 25th Placerville Posse race date.

Action at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds resumes June 4, after a hiatus next weekend in observance of Memorial weekend. Round 8 will feature a four division program consisting of the Thompson's Auto Group 360 Sprint Cars, Domco Plumbing Limited Late Models, Jay's Mobile Welding and Fabricating Pure Stocks, as well as the fourth appearance of the year for the BCRA Midget Lites. Pit gates will open at 2PM with the front gates opening at 3PM. Racing begins at 7PM.

Join the over 7500 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can interact with fellow fans, drivers, and staff. You can also find Placerville Speedway on Twitter for schedule updates and more by following us @pvillespeedway. In addition, Placerville Speedway is now on Instagram. Please follow us @PvilleSpeedway.

Placerville Speedway is located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds at 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. The racing facility is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office at 530-344-7592.

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Fan Appreciation Night is This Weekend!

Placerville Speedway and Thompson's Auto Group proudly present the annual "Fan Appreciation" Race Car Show, this Saturday night, May 21st. The highly anticipated event precedes the seventh round of the 2016 Placerville Speedway Red Hawk Casino Championship Series at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. In their first season promoting Placerville Speedway, Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have been looking forward to this event all season.

"Both Scott and I feel fortunate to be associated with Thompson's", stated Arnold. "Their commitment to our community is inspiring. The Thompson Family leads the way when it comes to giving back to this community and we are humbled to be included in their efforts. Ron & Jeff have been long time supporters of Placerville Speedway, and we feel this is another great event where fans can interact with their favorite drivers, kids can get autographs, and even sit in their favorite car."

Thompson's Buick GMC of Placerville invites you to their location on Placerville drive where race cars competing later that night at Placerville Speedway will be on display from 12pm-3pm. 

Thompsons Fan AppreciationAll four divisions of race cars in competition that evening will be represented, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Limited Late Model Cars, Pure Stock Cars and the Visiting Series Nor-Cal Dwarf Car Association Cars.

In addition, kids up to age of 14 will receive a free t-shirt. There will be free Hot Dogs donated by Steve Stymeist Auto Body and free sodas donated by Thompson's Buick GMC of Placerville. Thompson's will be accepting donations for Hot Dogs and sodas and all proceeds will benefit the El Dorado County Western Slope chapter of the Boys & Girls Club of America. For more info on the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club, visit www.bgce.org.

After 3pm, the action will shift across the street to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, where the Placerville Speedway will host its seventh event of season. The Thompson's Auto Group 360 Sprint Cars, the Domco Plumbing Limited Late Models, the Jay's Mobile Welding & Fabricating Pure Stocks, as well as the visiting NorCal Dwarf Car division will all be taking to the lightning fast 1/4  mile oval.

Pit gates will open at 2PM with the front gates opening at 3PM. Racing begins at 7PM.

For complete details of the 2016 Red Hawk Casino Championship Racing Season, visit Placerville Speedway’s official website at www.placervillespeedway.com.

Join the over 7500 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can interact with fellow fans, drivers, and staff. You can also find Placerville Speedway on Twitter for schedule updates and more by following us @pvillespeedway. In addition, Placerville Speedway is now on Instagram. Please follow us @PvilleSpeedway.

Placerville Speedway is located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds at 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. The racing facility is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office at 530-344-7592.