Marysville Raceway Point Race #4
by Troy Hennig
Marysville, CA (April 26, 2017) – Marysville Raceway
has hosted some incredible racing this season. The
excitement of local dirt track racing is back. This
Saturday night fans are treated with a stellar five
division night of racing. The winged 360 sprint cars,
wingless sprints, hobby stocks, IMCA Sport Mods and
The pit gate will open at 3 PM
while the front grandstand gate opens at 5 PM.
Starting this Saturday, the pit meeting is being moved
from 5:30 PM to 5 PM in hopes of getting the
competitors on the track earlier for wheel packing and
Adult general admission is $13.00
into the grandstands. Seniors, juniors and Military
with ID are just $10.00 each. Kids, six to eleven
years old, are $6.00. Children five and under are
FREE. A family pass is available and consists of 2
adult tickets, 2 junior tickets or 3 kid’s tickets for
a combined price of $40.00.
The winged 360
championship is shaping up to be a battle between
multiple drivers. Jeremy Hawes is the current leader
but guys like Tyler Seavey, Brad Bumgarner, Mike
Monahan and Korey Lovell all have their sights on the
leader. The sprint car main events have produced some
exciting times and memorable finishes. Last week,
61-year-old Monahan won the race and proved that there
is always room for veterans in our sport. Usually, it
is the young guys grabbing the headlines.
Phillip Shelby won the IMCA Sport Mod main event and
is now the current point leader. Howard Law had a
rough night and slipped back to second. Jeff Bye Jr.
and Shane Devolder are tied for third.
wingless sprints are back on tap this Saturday night.
Gary Paulson has been the most consistent performer
this year. He leads Cody Spencer by a mere one point.
Bruce Morrow holds down the third spot.
hero James Castleberry leads the Super Stock surge
into this Saturday nights racing action. Castleberry
is a champion and will be tough to beat in 2017. Rod
Oliver and Mike Walko are the two drivers able to
challenge Castleberry for the championship.
Compton has a 14-point advantage over young Cy Cooper
in the Hobby Stock division. Last year’s champion
Anthony Doubledee is only one point behind Cooper. The
Hobby Stocks have seen a resurgence this season.
Twenty drivers have already earned at least one
For more information
please visit www.marysvilleraceway.com