WESTERN MIDGET RACING REVEALS 2023 SCHEDULE AND CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT

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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TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 25, 2022) – Bakersfield’s Troy Morris III completed the sweep of the 12th annual Pat and Jim Pettit Shootout at Ocean Speedway with a dominating performance on Saturday night, driving to a half-track advantage to claim the $3006 prize after the 53-lap feature. Morris’ healthy win came before a healthy crowd at…

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TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 24, 2022) – The opening night of the Pat and Jim Pettit Memorial Shootout at Ocean Speedway saw a young winner earn one of their career-best performances, with Bakersfield’s Troy Morris III holding off future Hall of Famer Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas for the 33-lap IMCA Modified win. Frazier Park’s Cale…

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DWARF CAR REGIONAL EVENT IN WATSONVILLE THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 25, 2022) – Ocean Speedway hosts dozens of Dwarf Car racers from across the west coast in a regional championship race this Friday and Saturday night. The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds dirt track hosts the third regional as part of a ten-event schedule for the Western States Dwarf Car Association. The event…

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BLAKE BOWER TOPS SMITH IN WMR THRILLER AT OCEAN SPEEDWAY

Watsonville, Calif. (August 12, 2022) – Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction points leader Blake Bower scored his tenth win of the 2022 season and his 18th career triumph, topping Fresno’s TJ Smith in a thrilling race at Ocean Speedway on Friday night. Photo by Top Dawg Photos Smith made his series…

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RICKEY SANDERS BECOMES LATEST FIRST TIME WINNER IN WATSONVILLE

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 12, 2022) – Watsonville’s Rickey Sanders continued his hunt for the 2022 Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo championship, scoring his first-career series win in the penultimate weekend of action for the 360 Sprint Car Series on Friday night. Sanders held off Bud Kaeding through lapped traffic on several occasions en route…

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WMR HITS WATSONVILLE AND MARYSVILLE THIS WEEKEND

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 10, 2022) – The 19th and 20th races of the 2022 Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction season hit the dirt this weekend. Friday night will see the stock production powered Midgets at the Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif. The series’ second-ever stop at Marysville Raceway Park is on…

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FRIDAY NIGHT WMR ACTION AT OCEAN SPEEDWAY GOES TO BOWER

Watsonville, Calif. (July 29, 2022) – Brentwood’s Blake Bower won his eighth Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction feature of 2022 in just his 12th try on Friday night. Bower – the 2021 USAC and WMR champion – won at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville to kick off a double header weekend of…

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