FINDING GOLD IN EL DORADO: Shane Golobic eliminates self-doubt with win at Placerville

Doubt has filled Shane Golobic’s mind for the last six years. His first and only World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win came in 2013. Since then he’s questioned if he would or could ever win one again. There was a clear answer Wednesday night during the 49er Gold Rush Classic presented …

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9/11/19 – Placerville Speedway

NOS Energy Drink Feature (40 Laps) – 1. 17W-Shane Golobic [4][$10,000]; 2. 2-Carson Macedo [2][$5,500]; 3. 121-Justin Sanders [8][$3,200]; 4. 7S-Tim Kaeding [6][$2,800]; 5. 83-Daryn Pittman [5][$2,500]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [1][$2,300]; 7. 57-Kyle Larson [18][$2,200]; 8. 24-Rico Abreu [7][$2,100]; 9. 41-David Gravel [11][$2,050]; 10. 15-Donny Schatz [12][$2,000]; 11. 18-Ian Madsen [19][$1,500]; 12. 92-Andy Forsberg [14][$1,200]; …

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AT A GLANCE: Brad Sweet balancing jobs of promoter and driver during West Coast swing

Returning home to California is one of the more relaxing stretches of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series tour for Brad Sweet. However, in the final week of the West Coast swing, which includes Placerville Speedway on Wednesday, Sept. 11., the Stockton Dirt Track on Friday, Sept. 13, and Calistoga Speedway …

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Sweet Brings World of Outlaws Championship Battle to Placerville on Sept. 11

Brad Sweet and Donny Schatz have been waging the closest championship points battle in recent World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series history, having fought back-and-forth over the summer and now into late August. Sweet is no doubt counting on a strong performance in his native California, especially when the tour invades Placerville …

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World of Outlaws Joined By Elk Grove Ford Midgets at Placerville

PLACERVILLE, CA — The World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is gearing up to return Saturday, March 23, to Placerville Speedway for the fifth consecutive year of high-speed, winged sprint car action. California natives Brad Sweet and Rico Abreu, along with 2017 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Sheldon Haudenschild showed fans …

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The Greatest Show on Dirt invades Golden State for entire month of March

CONCORD, NC – The World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make California its home in March, competing on eight nights at seven different Golden State tracks throughout the month. Among those is the 49er Gold Rush Classic presented by Riebes NAPA at Placerville Speedway, which will now be on Saturday, March …

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49er Gold Rush Classic on Tap for California

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49er Gold Rush Classic Takes Center Stage Next Week as World of Outlaws Invades California

CONCORD, NC — September 4, 2018 — The crown jewel of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Fall West Coast swing, the 49er Gold Rush Classic at Placerville Speedway, is fast approaching. Mother Nature spoiled the Outlaws’ plans at Placerville back in March, but she looks to be out of the picture next weekend when the Greatest Show on Dirt and the tough California locals invade the high-banked quarter-mile oval on Wednesday, September 12th in pursuit of a $20,000 pay day!

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New Name, New Purse for Brad Sweet Placerville Showdown

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Brad Sweet’s Showdown Gets New Name and Becomes Biggest 410 Sprint Car Race in California

CONCORD, NC — MAY 14, 2018 — It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Brad Sweet announce that the rescheduled Placerville Showdown on September 12, 2018 will now become the biggest 410 Sprint Car race in the state of California. With the new purse comes a new name; the 49er Gold Rush Classic presented by Riebes/NAPA AUTO PARTS will now go 49 laps in distance, paying an astounding $20,000 to the winner with $1,000 just to take the green.

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