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2019 CALIFORNIA MICRO SPRINT CHAMPIONS

By Steven Blakesley | May 15, 2020

(May 15, 2020) – After the release of the top-ten Micro Sprint drivers in the state of California for 2019, several significant championship winning drivers missed the cut. It is time to honor every California champion to wrap up our recap of the 2019 season. Photos by Chris Cleveland, Cameron Hageman, and Tim Aylwin. Micro…

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MAY 23RD “SALUTE TO INDY” AT PERRIS IS CANCELED

By Short Track Live | May 14, 2020

(May 14, 2020) – USAC Western Director Chris Kearns has announced that the May 23rd “Salute to Indy” featuring the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars at Perris Auto Speedway has been cancelled. The United States Auto Club (USAC) and track promoters are working on options to reschedule events once racing resumes. The May 23rd race is…

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May 12, 2020 w/ Buddy Kofoid

By Steven Blakesley | May 12, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (May 12, 2020) – 2020 USAC National Midget driver Michael Buddy Kofoid joins us to talk about his racing career and outlook for the season. We also talk with JJ Cox about the 2019 California Micro Sprints rankings on ShortTrackLive.com

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2019 CALIFORNIA MICRO SPRINT RANKINGS: #3-#1

By Steven Blakesley | May 12, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (May 12, 2020) – The editors of ShortTrackLive.com are ranking the Micro Sprint drivers of California, based on their 2019 performances! The top-three drivers represent the pinacle of performance from the 2019 season and a target for the rest of the Micro Sprint scene to aim for in 2020. Photos by Cameron…

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MONDAY MEMORIES: Kyle Larson nearly sweeps Faria Memorial at Tulare

By Steven Blakesley | May 11, 2020

(May 11, 2020) – This week’s Monday Memory is a look back at one of Kyle Larson’s most underrated and outstanding performances of his career. We look back at May 11 and May 12, 2012 at the Chris and Brian Faria Memorial at the Tulare Thunderbowl with action for both the USAC West Coast 360s…

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NETTO AND DAY HIGHLIGHT WINNERS IN RETURN OF DIRT TRACK RACING TO CALIFORNIA

By Steven Blakesley | May 10, 2020

(May 10, 2020) – Over 200 race cars converged on Dixon Speedway, Marysville Raceway, and Placerville Speedway in Saturday night’s return to dirt track racing in the state of California. With COVID19 mitigation rules in place, DJ Netto won the 360 feature at Marysville while Corey Day led winners at Dixon in the Super 600…

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DIRT TRACK RACING OPENS UP IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SATURDAY NIGHT

By Steven Blakesley | May 8, 2020

Since Ethan Dotson crossed under the checkered flag in a Modified at The Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway Park on Saturday night, March 14th, short track racing in California has gone silent for race events. Besides a few sporadic practice days at California’s privately owned facilities, fairground tracks and grassroots racing teams have sat…

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CALIFORNIA SPEEDWEEK ENTRIES SOARS PAST 100 CARS

By Steven Blakesley | May 8, 2020

STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (May 8, 2020) – Pre-registrations continue to come in for the sixth annual Hoosier Tire California Speedweek, set for June 23-27 at Dixon Speedway, Delta Speedway, Keller Auto Raceway at Plaza Park, and Lemoore Raceway. The field is highlighted by an outstanding 44 Non-Wing entries, along with 34 Super 600 entrants and 26…

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WEST COAST STOCK CAR HALL OF FAME 2020 INDUCTION POSTPONED

By Short Track Live | May 6, 2020

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (May 6, 2020) – The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s 2020 inductions presented by World Wide Technology Raceway, previously set for June 11 in Napa, Calif., will be postponed due to uncertainty over the duration of the current COVID-19 pandemic and when California’s current ban on large gatherings might be lifted.…

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May 5, 2020 w/ Jagger Jones

By Steven Blakesley | May 5, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (May 5, 2020) – Jagger Jones joins us to talk about his 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West rookie campaign and where the grandson of Indianapolis 500 champion Parnelli Jones is heading for 2020. We also reveal drivers #7 thru #4 in the 2019 California Micro Sprint rankings!

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