USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CARS EYE PETALUMA RETURN SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020... The USAC West
Coast Sprint Cars will invade Petaluma Speedway this Saturday,
September 19th, for a special non-points event. Promoted by
Rick Faeth, Super Stocks, Dwarf Cars, and Mini Stocks will
join the action packed showcase. The Pit Gates will open at
noon, the GRANDSTANDS ARE CLOSED, Practice starts at 5:00pm,
and Racing at “The Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Oval in Northern
California” will begin at 6:00pm. For event information, visit
the track’s website at petaluma-speedway.com or call
707.763.7223 (RACE). Floracing.com will broadcast a pay per
view live stream over the internet.
NOTICE TO RACERS:
- ALL RACERS MUST PURCHASE THEIR USAC LICENSE /
MEMBERSHIPS ONLINE PRIOR TO THE EVENT AT USACRACING.COM OR
- California state protocol calls for
competitors, crews, officials, and anyone on the grounds to
practice safe social distancing, proper sanitizing, and follow
local regulations regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
PETALUMA SPEEDWAY HAS A MANDATORY COMPETITOR COVID-19 WAIVER
FORM AT petaluma-speedway.com/covid-waiver.
MANDATORY MUFFLERS: FLOWMASTER: 53545-10, SPINTECH: 1545P
SUPER STOCK. *Failure to comply with the muffler rule will
risk disqualification from the event.
- PETALUMA TARP RULE:
Tarps are mandatory under all racecars in the pit area and
must stick out at least one foot at each side.
- FRONT AXLE
TETHER SYSTEMS (2-Chassis, 1-King Pin to King Pin) ARE
- FULL CONTAINMENT SEATS ARE MANDATORY.
COCKPIT ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS ARE ALLOWED.
- Hoosier Tires are
required on all four corners with the 105/16 Medium, 105/18
Hard, and 105/18 F85A as the only approved right rear tires.
The listed right rear tires are also legal with the USAC
National, USAC/CRA, and USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars. The
Hoosier Medium is also legal with the VRA Sprint Car Series.
- Engine restrictor rules are 1-7/8” with open heads and
2-3/16” with ASCS cylinder heads.
- The weight rule is
1,475 lbs. with driver.
- The USAC West Coast Sprint Car
Rule Book can be found online at westcoastsprintcars.com and
Despite unhealthy air quality forcing
officials to cancel last Saturday’s show, Petaluma Speedway
has held three USAC West Coast Sprint Car events. 2018
Champion Austin Liggett has topped the last two races and “The
Human Highlight Reel” Geoff Ensign claimed the July 29, 2017
debut after setting the track record of 13.728.
the series last visited the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds on August
8th, Austin Liggett (Linden, CA) claimed the twelfth win of
his career. Fast qualifier Colby Johnson, “BT Express” Bradley
Terrell, “Wild” Billy Aton, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr.,
Shayna Ensign, Ryan Timmons, Matthew Haulot, Glenn Bryan, and
Ricky Brophy rounded out the top-10 drivers.
Western States and Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA)
Midgets will clash at the fast 3/8-mile on October 3rd and
24th. Both events are part of the “West Coast Stock Car /
Motorsports Hall of Fame Challenge.”
is located on the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma,
California at 100 Fairgrounds Drive. Due to the local health
department regulations regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the
GRANDSTANDS ARE CLOSED for the event. For more information,
visit the track's website at petaluma-speedway.com or call
The USAC West Coast Sprint Car
Series thanks AMSOIL, Chris Kearns Presents, Competition
Suspension Incorporated, Extreme Mufflers, Five Star Grafix,
Hoosier Racing Tire, Loudpedal Productions, Rod End Supply,
Sway-A-Way Torsion Bars, Ultra Shield Race Products, and
Woodland Auto Display for their support. If you or your
company would like to become part of the series, email PR
Director Lance Jennings at [email protected].
For more information on the series, visit usacracing.com and
the social media for USAC Racing. You can also find exclusive
content at westcoastsprintcars.com and the USAC West Coast
Sprint Car Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.
FloSports has USAC West Coast Sprint Car live videos and on
demand coverage available for purchase at floracing.com.
COAST SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONS: 2009-Justyne Hamblin, 2010-Craig
Stidham, 2011-Richard Vander Weerd, 2012-Bud Kaeding,
2013-Danny Faria Jr., 2014-Matt Mitchell, 2015-Danny Faria
Jr., 2016-Brody Roa, 2017-Jake Swanson, 2018-Austin Liggett,
2019 USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR
WINS: 1-Austin Liggett.
PETALUMA USAC WEST COAST SPRINT
CAR WINS: (Includes Non-Point Races) 2-Austin Liggett, 1-Geoff
NEXT USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR SPECIAL EVENTS:
September 19: Petaluma Speedway –
Petaluma, CA (Non-Points)
October 10: Placerville Speedway
– Placerville, CA (Non-Points)
schedule is subject to change.