Marysville Raceway Resumes This Saturday Night
by Troy Hennig
Marysville, CA (June 5, 2017) – After
a three-week break, the Saturday night championship
auto racing resumes with a stellar five division night
of racing. The winged 360 sprint cars, IMCA Sport
Mods, Super Stocks, Economy Winged Sprints and the
BCRA Midget Lites will battle during point race #7.
Fans can purchase tickets on-line at
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 hot laps.
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.
Hawes continues to lead the winged 360 sprint car
point standings. Hawes is in search of his first
career winged sprint car championship and holds a
20-point lead over Sutter’s Tyler Seavey. Another
solid car count is excepted this Saturday night.
Reno’s Mike Monahan, Yuba City’s Korey Lovell and
Applegate’s Jimmy Steward round out the top five.
Phillip Shelby is dominating the point standings
during the IMCA Sport Mod point series. He holds a jaw
dropping 39-point edge over Mike Smith. That big of a
led is unprecedented this early in a season.
Defending Super Stock champion James Castleberry holds
a four-point edge over Mike Walko. Both drivers have
visited victory lane this year. Rod Oliver sits in the
third spot just seven points back.
Ermolenko has won his share of main events this season
and because of this holds a 10-point edge over Cameron
Haney Jr. Jaylon Deas is in the third spot and only 14
points behind Ermolenko.
Scott Kinney was the
most recent winner during the BCRA Midget Lites main
event at Marysville. His son, Hunter, finished a close
second. Craig Dillard was a close third. Emilee
Lindgren was fourth.