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MAY 9TH BAKERSFIELD USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SHOW IS CANCELLED

By Short Track Live | April 27, 2020

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (APRIL 27, 2020) – Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus, USAC Western Director Chris Kearns has announced that the May 9th AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car show at Bakersfield Speedway has been cancelled. USAC and the track promoters are working on options to reschedule events once racing resumes. Everyone is encouraged to stay inside and…

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SPEARS SOUTHWEST TOUR SERIES GOES VIRTUAL

By Steven Blakesley | April 24, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 24, 2020) – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will host the inaugural Approved Memory 125 presented by Retro Custom Metals on iRacing, Tuesday April 28. 40 pre-entries will be narrowed down to 24 starters for a 125 lap feature around the virtual Irwindale Speedway. The race can bee seen FREE on…

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April 21, 2020 w/ Jim Pettit II

By Steven Blakesley | April 21, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 21, 2020) – Jim Pettit joins us this week on Blakesley Sports Media Live! We discuss his induction into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame, racing in both Southwest Tours, racing on dirt and asphalt, Altamont Raceway Park, and the Pettit Memorial Shootout race for Modifieds.

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CALIFORNIA PRO LATE MODEL RANKINGS: #7-#4

By Steven Blakesley | April 21, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 21, 2020) – The editors of ShortTrackLive.com will be ranking drivers across different disciplines of California grassroots motorsports throughout the season. We begin our rankings with one of the fastest growing divisions in the country, west coast-style Pro Late Models. This ranking is compiled from polls we sent out to many…

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MAY 2ND VENTURA USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR & WESTERN MIDGET EVENT IS CANCELLED

By Short Track Live | April 18, 2020

VENUTRA, Calif. (April 18, 2020) – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues, USAC Western Director Chris Kearns has announced that the races scheduled at Ventura Raceway on May 2nd have been cancelled. The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and USAC Western States Midgets were featured on the action packed card along with the California Lightning Sprints.…

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VIDEO: April 17th Madera Speedway Shutdown Update

By Short Track Live | April 17, 2020
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April 14, 2020 w/ Kenny Shepherd

By Steven Blakesley | April 14, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 14, 2020) – Madera Speedway promoter Kenny Shepherd joins us to discuss the history and formation of the 51FIFTY Junior Late Models We also will reveal the new website www.ShortTrackLive.com

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CALIFORNIA PRO LATE MODEL RANKINGS: #10-#8

By Steven Blakesley | April 14, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 14, 2020) – The editors of ShortTrackLive.com will be ranking drivers across different disciplines of California grassroots motorsports throughout the season. We begin our rankings with one of the fastest growing divisions in the country, west coast-style Pro Late Models. This ranking is compiled from polls we sent out to many…

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SINISTER DIESEL AND ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP INTO 2020

By Steven Blakesley | April 8, 2020

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (April 8, 2020) – All American Speedway officials are excited to have Sinister Diesel continuing as a sponsor into the 2020 racing season. This will mark the third year of support from the Roseville-based automotive aftermarket retailer. Sinister Diesel came on board in 2018 as one of the first supporters of Bill McAnally…

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April 7, 2020 w/ Jake Hagopian

By Steven Blakesley | April 7, 2020

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (April 7, 2020) – Episode 11 of Blakesley Sports Media Live! includes an in-depth interview with Driven Chassis owner Jake Hagopian, speaking about the state of dirt track racing during the Pandemic.

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