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WINNING MONDAY: A LOOK AT THE BIG WINNERS FROM THIS WEEKEND

By Steven Blakesley | May 25, 2020

(May 25, 2020) – West Coast drivers picked up big victories across the country in short track competition this Memorial Day Weekend. This is our Winning Monday on ShortTrackLive.com Adobe Mountain photos courtesy Ben Thrasher. Sprint Cars and Midgets Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson finished second to Grass Valley’s Brad Sweet on Friday night at I-55 Speedway…

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WOOD SWEEPS RESTRICTED WHILE SHAW AND CAREY SPLIT NON-WING AT DIXON

By Steven Blakesley | May 25, 2020

DIXON, CALIF. (May 25, 2020) – The growth of Micro Sprint racing in California was clear on Saturday and Sunday at Dixon Speedway, as over 100 entries per night competed in a Memorial Day weekend special. First-time winners and strong performances led the way, including Sacramento’s Austin Wood sweeping Restricted competition while Brandon Carey and…

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WEST COAST MOTORSPORTS GUIDE FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

By Steven Blakesley | May 22, 2020

(May 22, 2020) – Perhaps the largest weekend of grassroots motorsports on the West Coast since the Coronavirus shutdown began is set for this Memorial Day Weekend. Half a dozen events look to shine the spotlight on short track racing with live streaming coverage at several of them. Photo by Chris Cleveland. Adobe Mountain Speedway in…

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FRIDAY FEATURE: LOOKING BACK AT THE OPENING OF KERN COUNTY RACEWAY

By Steven Blakesley | May 22, 2020

(May 22, 2020) – On May 18, 2013, the highly-anticipated Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield swung open the gates for its grand opening. After an eight-year development process, the spectacular venue came to fruition with 8,000 fans in the stands. With our contributor Jason Galvin, we look back at the grand opening and where…

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MICRO RACING RETURNS TO ACTION IN AZ WITH LARGE FIELD AT ADOBE MOUNTAIN

By Steven Blakesley | May 20, 2020

(May 20, 2020) – Racing returns this Memorial Day Weekend in the desert southwest with the NOW600 Hi Plains Building Division Cactus Region at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, AZ for the “Salute to Indy” Three divisions of NOW600 Cactus Region Micro Sprints will be in competition with Super 600, Non-Wing and Restricted. They will…

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May 19, 2020 w/ Ryan Robinson

By Steven Blakesley | May 19, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (May 19, 2020) – Ryan Robinson is our guest this week, fresh off his third 360 win of 2020 with Saturday’s victory at Marysville. We also take a deep look at all the track reopenings taking place across the West Coast.

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KERN COUNTY & MERCED USAC WESTERN MIDGET SHOWS ARE CANCELED

By Short Track Live | May 19, 2020

(May 19, 2020 Series Report) – USAC Western Director Chris Kearns has announced that upcoming USAC Western States Midget shows at The Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway Park (May 29) and Merced Speedway (May 30) have been cancelled. The United States Auto Club (USAC) and track promoters are working on options to reschedule events…

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MARYSVILLE HOSTING YUBA RIVER GOLD RUSH ON MAY 25

By Short Track Live | May 19, 2020

(May 19, 2020 Track Report) – With support from the internet streaming company Speed Shift TV, the next event at Marysville Raceway will take place Monday, May 25th. The special Memorial Day race is called the Yuba River Gold Rush and will feature winged 360 sprint cars and IMCA Sport mods. With the support from…

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ROBINSON SNARES MARYSVILLE WHILE THORN, DOSS WIN KERN SRL RACES

By Steven Blakesley | May 17, 2020

(May 17, 2020) – Short track racing continued its slow comeback in the state of California with Ryan Robinson riding his hot streak at Marysville Raceway Park to another 360 Sprint Car victory. Meanwhile 300 miles south, Kern County Raceway Park ran an unpublicized event for both the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour and the SPEARS…

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MAY 16 CA UPDATE: MARYSVILLE LEADS ACTION ON SATURDAY

By Steven Blakesley | May 15, 2020

(May 15, 2020) – Marysville Raceway Park will lead the way once again for racing action in the state of California on Saturday night, as the motorsports industry continues to navigate the Coronavirus Pandemic. After a successful event on May 9th highlighted by DJ Netto’s 360 Sprint Car win, the 360s return to competition joined…

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