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Stockton Dirt Track returns to life on Saturday May 17 with Winged 360 Sprint Cars &
BCRA Midgets - Tickets on Sale & Purse info for Sprints
By Gary Thomas
Stockton, CA – April 23, 2014…Following another successful World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event, the Stockton Dirt Track will get back action on Saturday night May 17 with a full program featuring Winged 360 Sprint Cars and the Bay Cities Racing Association Midgets.
The evening will feature a solid payout, highlighted by the Winged 360 Sprint Car portion paying $3,000-to-win & $400-to-start the A-main. The runner up in the feature will earn $1500, with third place paying $1200, fourth place $1,000 and fifth place $900. The 360 Sprints will run a KWS/ Civil War style format during the night, which includes qualifying, heat races, a dash, LCS and A-main. It will also follow Civil War rules.
It will be the fourth Winged 360 Sprint Car event held at the Stockton Dirt Track, with previous winners including Sacramento’s Willie Croft, San Jose’s Tim Kaeding and Rutherford’s Rico Abreu, who picked up the win in March. Rounding out the top-five in March were Washington’s Trey Starks, Placerville’s Andy Gregg, Campbell’s Bud Kaeding and Oroville’s Sean Becker.
For the BCRA Midgets it will be the third time that the series has competed at the blazing fast 3/8 mile clay oval. Last season’s BCRA debut was captured by Stockton’s own Jonathan Henry, while the event in March was claimed by Alex Schutte, who came from the rear after an early incident. Completing the top-five were Shannon McQueen, Sean Dodenhoff, Scott Kinney and Gary Conterno.
Tickets for the May 17 event are on sale, with upper deck tickets costing $20 and lower deck bleachers being $18. To purchase your tickets contact 916-370-9417.
There will be no reserved seating for the night, but the $20 ticket will allow fans to sit on the upper level. Pit Passes will be $40. Will call & ticket window will open at 3:30pm on May 17, with the front gate opening at 5pm and first heat scheduled for 7pm.
The Stockton Dirt Track is a lightning fast 3/8 mile clay oval and is located on the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, California. It is built inside a one-mile horse track and boasts one of the nicest dirt track facilities in the state.
The physical address for the Stockton Dirt Track is 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206. read more