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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 [...]

Ross Strmiska Scores Top Three in Vegas

        Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team finished an impressive third in Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Strmiska, the third generation driver from Manteca, CA started 14th in the 29 car [...]

TOUGH “BRAKE” FOR LOVELACE

    Roseville CA- After 4 races of a 10 race schedule, The Spears Southwest Tour ‘s Zane Lovelace, driver of the #46 Prestige Autobuyers.com/ MotoFX Toyota Camry finds himself 5th in season points, with only 5 points separating him from 3rd position.  The “Blackjack 121” presented by GoLiveStream.TV at The Bullring [...]

18 WINS BLACKJACK 121

          Bakersfield, CA – Jim Pettit won Saturday night’s “GoLiveStream.TV Blackjack 121” by leading every lap at the Las Vegas Bullring.  Pettit had to hold off the challenges of Greg Pursley, and then Jonathon Gomez and finally the late race charge from series point leader Derek Thorn.  At the checkers, [...]

REPORT from THE BULLRING

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Jim Pettit II of Prunedale, Calif., and Dylan Kwasniewski of Las Vegas shared the spotlight tonight at Las Vegas Motor Speedway">The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Pettit won the 121-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour event and Kwasniewski dominated the second half of the 75-lap Lucas Oil Modified feature. SPEARS SOUTHWEST TOUR: David [...]

Ryan Cansdale Remains Hot in Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SRL Media May 17, 2013 Ryan Cansdale Remains Hot in Vegas Bakersfield, CA – Fourteen-year-old Ryan Cansdale of Laguna Beach, continued his winning streak, with two victories Saturday night in the ‘SRL S2 Tour Series’ ‘twin main’ events at The Bulling at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With his two wins [...]

RESULTS – GoLiveStream.TV Blackjack 121

    Date May 11, 2013 11:30:00 PM Track The BullRing @ Las Vegas 0.375miles Event GoLiveStream.TV "BLACKJACK 121" Group 2013 SPEARS SRL Best Lap Tm 14.922 In Lap 15 Best Speed 90.470 by Greg Pursley Classification Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed 1 18 Jim Pettit II 121 1:03:54.601 00:14.938 16 90.374 2 43 Derek Thorn 121 1:03:54.898 00:00.297 00:14.998 74 90.012 3 90 Ross Strmiska 121 1:04:03.572 00:08.971 00:15.128 16 89.238 4 46 Zane Lovelace 121 1:04:07.123 00:12.522 00:15.148 12 89.121 5 0 Cody Hodgson YG 121 1:04:09.631 00:15.030 00:15.080 17 89.523 6 1 Donny St. Ours * YG 121 1:04:11.219 00:16.618 00:15.111 12 89.339 7 29 Greg Voigt 120 1:03:55.548 1 Lap 00:15.020 25 89.880 8 51 Carlos Vieira 120 1:03:59.257 00:03.709 00:15.245 52 88.554 9 39 Cole Custer * YG 120 1:03:59.607 00:04.059 00:15.123 12 89.268 10 57 David Ross 120 1:03:59.890 00:04.342 00:15.085 15 89.493 11 75 Jeremy Doss * YG 120 1:04:02.173 00:06.625 00:15.352 72 87.936 12 19 Brandon White * YG 120 1:04:02.983 00:07.435 00:15.205 73 88.787 13 88 Jason Gilbert 120 1:04:05.003 00:09.455 00:15.383 11 87.759 14 73 Ken Benhamou 119 1:04:05.860 2 [...]

St. Ours Best in Bullring Qualifying

Modesto, CA – 2013 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series rookie contender Donny St. Ours driving the Jeff Strandwold prepared #1 Eibach Springs/K&N Filters Chevrolet set the fastest qualifying lap of the 29 car field at the Bullring in Las Vegas on Saturday.   “It was nice to see Donny set fast [...]

12 – Colby Potts

Driver Hometown: Stockton CA, Oxford MS Car Owner: Greg Potts Crew Members: Mike Nascimento (crew chief), George Parino, Victor Machado, Mikey Nascimento, Henry Nascimento, Chad Nascimento, Ed Lyle, Paul Cardozo Years In Racing: 12 Sponsors: Nascimento Motorsports, Economy Signs, Manteca Tires Family: Father: Greg Potts, Mother: Carla Potts Job Info: Student at Ole Miss Racing Accomplishments: [...]

News and Notes: Saturday, May 11th at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE:  Defending series champion Derek Thorn (360 pts) currently holds the championship point lead after his wins at Madera and Stockton, two-time series champ Jim Pettit II (340) is second, Jason Gilbert (311) is third, followed by Jacob Gomes (307) [...]

Ross Strmiska Ready to Roll into Vegas

        Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team are set for this Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Strmiska, the third generation driver from Manteca, CA climbed to eighth in the SPEARS Southwest [...]

YOUNGEST EVER:

 Cole Custer will make his SPEARS Southwest Tour Series debut this weekend, making him the youngest driver ever to compete in the series, at age 15 years and four months.  Custer currently drives for Ken Schrader Racing in the K&N Pro Series East, where he is currently 13th in [...]

51 FIFTY Energy Drink to have 3 Teams Competing in the NASCAR K&N Pro-Series Race at Stockton 99 Speedway this Weekend

    Livingston, California April 30, 2013   This Saturday May 4th, 2013, 51 FIFTY Energy Drink will have three cars competing in the NASCAR K&N Pro-Series race at the Stockton 99 Speedway. Drivers Carlos Vieira, Ryan Philpott and “Young Gun” Jacob Gomes are looking forward to an exciting race on the 1/4 mile [...]

Ryan Cansdale Wins SRL S2 Event at Irwindale

Photo credit: Courtesy of Irwindale Speedway and www.marvsphotography.com Bakersfield, CA – Fourteen-year-old Ryan Cansdale of Laguna Beach, became the youngest driver ever to win on the Irwindale half-mile, with his victory Saturday night in the ‘SRL S2 Tour Series’ main event.  It was Irwindale Speedway’s second event since it’s reopening [...]

Sour Grapes for Gomez at Apple Cup

                             Twin Falls, Idaho-   With bitter cold wind gusts of nearly 50mph, Jonathon Gomez and The Century Motorsports and Marine Race Team unloaded their #22 Century Motorsports and Marine Chevy Impala Friday with high hopes of winning the Yakima [...]