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WESTERN MIDGET RACING REVEALS 2023 SCHEDULE AND CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT

By Steven Blakesley | December 7, 2022

Watsonville, Calif. (December 8, 2022) – Western Midget Racing has revealed its 2023 schedule and championship format including a new venue and two championships to be contested. WMR will crown individual champions for both the Arizona region and the California region in the upcoming season. A series of four national races at Ventura Raceway will…

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DRAKE EDWARDS SCORES $1800 PAYDAY WITH INAUGURAL BILLY SHUMAN TRIBUTE WIN

By Steven Blakesley | November 13, 2022

Glendale, Ariz. (November 13, 2022) – Drake Edwards of Surprise, Ariz. dominated the 25-lap Tribute to Billy Shuman on Saturday night at Adobe Mountain Speedway, earning an $1800 payday for his fourth win of the year in Western Midget Racing. The event closed the 2022 WMR season presented by Masters Design and Construction with round…

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INAUGURAL TRIBUTE TO BILLY SHUMAN TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON SPEED UNION TV, COMPLETE PURSE ANNOUNCED

By Steven Blakesley | November 4, 2022

Watsonville, Calif. (November 4, 2022) – Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction will close its 2022 championship with the inaugural Tribute to Billy Shuman, Saturday November 12 at Adobe Mountain Speedway. The race in Glendale, Ariz. on the 1/5th mile bullring will pay $1500 to win. NOW600 Non-Wing Micro Sprints will compete…

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SARALE, PANELLA, WARD, AND MAULDIN SNARE TURKEY BOWL XXIII WINS IN STOCKTON

By Steven Blakesley | October 30, 2022

STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (October 30, 2022) – A pair of Delta Speedway presented by Valley Strong Credit Union’s best champions triumphed in the biggest night of the year as Stockton drivers Caden Sarale and Nikko Panella scored during Turkey Bowl XXIII on Saturday. Each of their wins paid $2,000 to win. Nathan Ward of Bakersfield and…

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BLAKE BOWER CLAIMS 2022 WESTERN MIDGET RACING CHAMPIONSHIP WITH VENTURA WIN

By Steven Blakesley | October 30, 2022

Ventura, Calif. (October 30, 2022) – Brentwood’s Blake Bower completed his claim on back-to-back Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction championships on Saturday night, earning his 12th win of the season at Ventura Raceway. The best 12 finishes format leaves Bower with a perfect 600-point score, adding to his incredible run in…

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RYAN HART LEADS WIRE TO WIRE IN 16TH ANNUAL PUMPKIN SMASH AT MADERA SPEEDWAY

By Steven Blakesley | October 29, 2022

MADERA, CALIFORNIA (October 29, 2022) – Ryan Hart of Dos Palos successfully navigated a Madera Speedway filled with smashed pumpkins and other hazards to prevail in the 16th annual Pumpkin Smash Enduro on Saturday night. Hart led all 200-laps around the one-third mile speedway for his first ever Enduro victory. Hart was one of 25…

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FOUR DRIVERS LOCK IN TO TURKEY BOWL XXIII POLES AFTER EXCITING FRDAY NIGHT AT DELTA

By Steven Blakesley | October 29, 2022

STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (October 29, 2022) – Delta Speedway presented by Valley Strong Credit Union opened Turkey Bowl XXIII on Friday night in Stockton with 112 Micro Sprints dueling for starting positions for Saturday night’s classic. Izaak Sharp of Grass Valley, Austin Torgerson of Medford, Ore., Brody Rubio of Manteca, and Maya Mauldin of Rancho Murieta…

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WMR MAKES FINAL VENTURA RACEWAY STOP OF 2022 THIS SATURDAY

By Steven Blakesley | October 28, 2022

Watsonville, Calif. (October 28, 2022) – Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction makes its final 2022 Ventura stop on Saturday night. VRA Sprints, Sr. Sprints, Hobby Stocks, California Lightning Sprints, and kids divisions will also be competing on the dirt track by the Pacific Ocean. Saturday’s action is the 27th and penultimate…

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INAUGURAL TRIBUTE TO BILLY SHUMAN ANNOUNCED FOR WESTERN MIDGET RACING NOVEMBER 12

By Steven Blakesley | October 26, 2022

Watsonville, Calif. (October 26, 2022) – Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction will close its 2022 championship with the inaugural Tribute to Billy Shuman, Saturday November 12 at Adobe Mountain Speedway. The race in Glendale, Ariz. on the 1/5th mile bullring will pay $1500 to win. NOW600 Non-Wing Micro Sprints will compete…

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LARRY DAMITZ MEMORIAL SET FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AT ANTIOCH SPEEDWAY

By Steven Blakesley | October 25, 2022

ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA (October 25, 2022) – Speed Union TV presents the 7th annual Larry Damitz Memorial on Saturday night at Antioch Speedway, paying $1,000 to the winner in the Super Stock / Pro Stock division as part of a four-division card at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. Each Super Stock / Pro Stock starter will…

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