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UPDATE and REMINDERS: July 12, 2013

    FIRST TIME WINNER’S PAYDAY:  The “NAPA Auto Care Five Star 150” presented by Berkley pays $4,000 to the winner, and an extra $500 to any first time 2013 winner.   FUEL: It is each team’s responsibility to have your own supply of “SUNOCO 110 Standard” at each race.  If you would [...]

Mariah McGriff to Debut at RMR

Mariah McGriff of Vail, AZ, granddaughter of NASCAR legend Hershel McGriff,  will make her SPEARS Southwest Tour Series debut at the July 20th NAPA Auto Care Five Star 150 presented by Berkley at Rocky Mountain Raceway outside of Salt Lake City.

THORN AGAIN at MADERA

Source: Madera Speedway Media   Derek Thorn put on yet another dominating performance at the LoanMart Madera Speedway Saturday, cruising to his third win in four races. Thorn took the checkered flag in that race – one of the hottest in the country where some of NASCAR's biggest names got their start – after seizing [...]

Second Straight Second for Strmiska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         July 3, 2013 Strmiska Racing     Second Straight Second for Strmiska Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team continued their string of top finishes with their second place run at Saturday’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “Big Brothers-Big Sisters [...]

GIANNONE WINS S2 EVENT at MADERA

Anthony Giannone of Colorado Springs, Colorado held off Daryl Scroggins and Kenny Smith to win his first career SRL S2 Series race Saturday at Madera Speedway.   Date Jun 29, 2013 9:00:00 PM Track Madera Speedway 0.333miles Event "The Big Brothers & Big Sisters 125" Group SRL S-2 Best Lap Tm 16.135 In Lap 12 Best Speed 74.298 by Anthony Giannone Classification Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed 1 54 Anthony Giannone 40 12:38.491 00:16.135 12 74.298 2 46 Daryl [...]

MANGINI TOPS SRL LEGENDS TOUR at MADERA

Date Jun 29, 2013 10:30:00 PM Track Madera Speedway 0.333miles Event "The Big Brothers & Big Sisters 125" Group SRL Legends Tour Best Lap Tm 16.179 In Lap 27 Best Speed 74.096 by Danny Allen Classification Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed 1 7 Tony Mangini 35 36:27.452 00:16.274 21 73.664 2 42 Chase Majdic 35 36:28.104 00:00.652 00:16.325 6 73.433 3 24 Danny Allen 35 36:28.256 00:00.804 00:16.179 27 74.096 4 98 Blaine Rocha 35 36:28.318 00:00.866 00:16.227 31 73.877 5 7c Cameron Austin 35 36:29.462 00:02.010 00:16.324 27 73.438 6 8x Parker Malone 35 36:30.368 00:02.916 00:16.430 25 72.964 7 22s Buddy Sheperd 35 36:31.029 00:03.577 00:16.282 19 73.627 8 92 Logan Zampa 35 36:31.755 00:04.303 00:16.527 22 72.536 9 2 Tim Mangini 35 36:32.026 00:04.574 00:16.476 11 72.760 10 415 Matt Baxter 35 36:36.768 00:09.316 00:16.601 18 72.213 11 6 Tyler Hicks 35 36:38.646 00:11.194 00:16.871 30 71.057 12 37t Clayton Travels 35 36:41.712 00:14.260 00:17.018 24 70.443 13 71 Bob Kuebler 35 36:41.942 00:14.490 00:16.932 11 70.801 14 27 Zach Frazer 26 34:03.945 9 Laps 00:16.787 18 71.412 15 24s Ricky Schlick 19 21:54.739 16 Laps 00:16.288 19 73.600 16 21b Blaine Perkins 19 21:56.423 00:01.684 00:16.380 19 73.187 17 63 Cody Berger 14 16:35.835 21 Laps 00:16.501 6 72.650 18 49s Kevin Cadieux 14 16:35.989 00:00.154 00:16.628 7 72.095 19 1y Hunter Corbitt 14 16:36.431 00:00.596 00:16.585 6 72.282 20 20 Donny St. Ours 13 13:43.351 22 Laps 00:16.653 6 71.987 21 25 Jeff [...]

RESULTS – MADERA

    Date Jun 29, 2013 11:20:00 PM Track Madera Speedway 0.333miles Event "The Big Brothers & Big Sisters 125" Group 2013 SPEARS SRL Best Lap Tm 14.323 In Lap 12 Best Speed 83.698 by Jeremy Doss * YG Classification Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed 1 43 Derek Thorn 125 1:25:50.007 00:14.387 14 83.325 2 90 Ross Strmiska 125 1:25:51.414 00:01.407 00:14.397 12 83.267 3 20 Tracy Bolin 125 1:25:52.204 00:02.197 00:14.506 9 82.642 4 75 Jeremy Doss * YG 125 1:25:52.394 00:02.387 00:14.323 12 83.698 5 16 Jacob Gomes YG 125 1:25:52.794 00:02.787 00:14.593 18 82.149 6 79 Forrest Kuecker * 125 1:25:53.749 00:03.742 00:14.495 17 82.704 7 37 Keith Spangler 125 1:25:54.049 00:04.042 00:14.344 13 83.575 8 10 Mike Mendenhall 125 1:25:55.200 00:05.193 00:14.553 15 82.375 9 61 Austin Barnes * YG 125 1:25:56.969 00:06.962 00:14.396 13 83.273 10 51 Carlos Vieira 125 1:25:58.534 00:08.527 00:14.468 14 82.859 11 89 Bobby Hodges * YG 124 1:25:57.405 1 Lap 00:14.545 15 82.420 12 29 Greg Voigt 124 1:25:58.355 00:00.950 00:14.442 18 83.008 13 19 Brandon White * [...]

Firecracker 125 Set to Live Up to Its Name

Madera Speedway Source — Mark Smith (The Madera Tribune)   Racing fans get ready, because one of the hottest tours in the nation and one of the country's largest fireworks shows will be at the LoanMartMadera Speedway">Madera Speedway for its Big Brothers Big Sisters Firecracker 125 on Saturday. The Southwest Tour has launched the [...]

Roster for Madera Speedway

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Tentative Roster for Madera Speedway as of June 26, 2013   02            Stanislav Osterlund, Los Gatos, CA – Mass Precision, Whalen Motorsports* 0            Cody Hodgson, Escalon, CA – RAM Mechanical* 1            Donny St. Ours, Upland, CA – Eibach Springs, K&N Filters, Peters Racing Engines*            5            Troy Ermish, Fremont, CA [...]

“Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Central California 125” presented by AmeriPride – Notes of Interest:

  SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Central California 125” presented by AmeriPride Madera Speedway – June 29th, 2013   Notes of Interest:   MIDWAY POINT OF 2013 SEASON: This weekend’s “The Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Central California 125” presented by AmeriPride at Madera Speedway featuring a Fireworks Spectacular is the fifth of [...]

Ross Strmiska Has Momentum For Madera

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         June 26, 2013 Strmiska Racing Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team have momentum on their side for this Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series race at Madera Speedway.  Strmiska has been on a roll with [...]

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series TEAM BBQ

    WHEN:                  Friday, June 28th following Practice at 7:15pm   WHERE:                  Madera Speedway   WHAT:         Team BBQ and 51 FIFTY Qualifying Draw for Saturday’s “Big Brothers, Big Sisters of  Central California 125 presented by AmeriPride Services” on stage.   FOR:         All SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, SRL S2 Tour Series and SRL Legends Series Teams [...]

Ross Strmiska Finishes Second in Front of Full House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         June 10, 2013 Strmiska Racing     Ross Strmiska Finishes Second in Front of Full House Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team finished second last Saturday night in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series 125 lap event in front [...]

RESULTS – REDWOOD ACRES

  Redwood Acres Raceway June 1, 2013 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series     FP SP Car Driver Team / Make Laps Points Money   Status 1 5 18 Jim Pettit II Moeller Bros., Golden Gate Petroleum Chevrolet 125 180 $4,000.00 Running 2 2 90 Ross Strmiska Mainline Equipment, Jack Tone Vineyards  Chevrolet 125 170 $1,500.00 Running 3 6 16 Jacob Gomes Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats Inc. Chevrolet 125 165 $1,250.00 Running 4 8 89 Bobby Hodges* Nevada Automotive Test Center Chevrolet 125 160 $1,000.00 Running 5 3 19 Brandon White* Northcoast Lighting & Electric Ford 125 155 $850.00 Running 6 19 88 Jason Gilbert S.A.S German Auto Chevrolet 124 150 $1,000.00 Running 7 4 75 Jeremy Doss* Nitro Racing, Pathfinder Chassis Ford 124 146 $1,000.00 Running 8 11 73 Ken Benhamou S.A.S German [...]

GOMES TOPS IN QUALIFYING

Jacob Gomes set the fastest time of the day in qualifying at Redwood Acres. Pos No. Name Best time In lap Best speed Diff Gap Laps 1 16 Jacob Gomes YG 00:15.478 2 87.221 2 2 18 Jim Pettit II 00:15.535 2 86.901 00:00.057 00:00.057 2 3 75 Jeremy Doss * YG 00:15.551 2 86.811 00:00.073 00:00.016 2 4 19 Brandon White * YG 00:15.561 1 86.755 00:00.083 00:00.010 2 5 90 Ross Strmiska 00:15.679 2 86.102 00:00.201 00:00.118 2 6 1 Donny St. Ours * YG 00:15.745 2 85.742 00:00.267 00:00.066 2 7 25 Brandon Loverock * 00:15.776 2 85.573 00:00.298 00:00.031 2 8 89 Bobby Hodges * YG 00:15.805 2 85.416 00:00.327 00:00.029 2 9 5 Troy Ermish 00:15.811 1 85.384 00:00.333 00:00.006 1 10 48 Jimmie Walker 00:15.824 1 85.313 00:00.346 00:00.013 1 11 73 Ken Benhamou 00:15.831 2 85.276 00:00.353 00:00.007 2 12 54 Andy Allen * 00:15.860 2 85.120 00:00.382 00:00.029 2 13 29 Greg Voigt 00:15.868 2 85.077 00:00.390 00:00.008 2 14 79 Forrest Kuecker * 00:15.895 2 84.932 00:00.417 00:00.027 2 15 0 Cody Hodgson YG 00:15.914 2 84.831 00:00.436 00:00.019 2 16 12 Colby Potts * [...]

RECORD CROWD AT REDWOOD ACRES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SRL Media June 4, 2012 RECORD CROWD AT REDWOOD ACRES   Bakersfield, CA – The largest crowd in over two decades at Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka, CA, watched two-time SPEARS Southwest Tour Series champion Jim Pettit II hold off Ross Strmiska to win the “Flowmaster 125”.   After a day and half [...]

PETTIT WINS IN EUREKA – MOVES INTO POINTS LEAD

POS. CAR DRIVER NAME TOTAL 3/16 4/6 5/11 6/1 6/29 1 18 Jim Pettit II 700 170 170 180 180 2 90 Ross Strmiska 601 106 160 165 170 3 88 Jason Gilbert 585 165 146 124 150 4 16 Jacob Gomes 554 142 165 82 165 5 75 Jeremy Doss  ** 535 121 138 130 146 6 43 Derek Thorn 530 180 180 170 - 7 29 Greg Voigt 529 130 150 146 103 8 89 Bobby Hodges  ** 524 124 134 106 160 9 73 Ken Benhamou 522 138 121 121 142 10 51 Carlos Vieira 516 150 106 142 118 11 25 Brandon Loverock  ** 510 146 118 112 134 12 12 Colby Potts  ** 497 155 103 109 130 13 24 Scott Sanchez 494 134 124 115 121 14 1 Donny St. Ours  ** 480 109 109 150 112 15 10 Mike Mendenhall 448 118 127 97 106 16 46 Zane Lovelace 430 115 155 160 - 17 61 Austin Barnes  ** 312 97 112 103 - 18 33 M.K. Kanke 302 160 142 - - 19 84 Eddie Secord 300 94 130 76 - 20 0 Cody Hodgson 293 - - 155 138 21 19 Brandon White  ** 282 - - 127 155 22 5 Michael Sandoval 242 127 115 - - 23 57 David Ross 222 88 - 134 - 24 54 Andy Allen 215 - - 88 127 25 22 Jonathon Gomez 203 85 - 118 - 26 5 Troy Ermish 203 - - 94 109 27 66 Jeff Bischofberger  ** 191 91 100 - - 28 02 Dave Byrd 191 100 - 91 - 29 37 Keith Spangler 188 103 - 85 - 30 39 Cole Custer  ** 138 - - 138 - 31 79 Forrest Kuecker  ** 124 - - - 124 32 48 Jimmy Walker 115 - - - 115 33 9 Justin Westmoreland 112 112 - - - 34 26 Greg Pursley 100 - - 100 - 35 02 Stanislav [...]

Familiar Faces at “The Acres”

  Lakeport, CA (May, 28, 2013) Saturday June 1st marks the initial visit to the Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka, California for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series (SRL), but it is not the first visit for many of the drivers who call the series home.  Redwood Acres Raceway, which is [...]

PETE HOLKO – Rest In Peace

We are very saddened to announce that SPEARS Southwest Tour Series official Pete Holko, died at 5:30 this morning (his coffee time), surrounded by his family.  The Oncologist said this was one of the fastest moving cancers he has seen, the speed was a blessing for Pete, and very [...]