The 2017 Ventura County Fair Motor Sports Event was run in front of a full house on August 2nd. The fans in attendance witnessed some close, hard fought racing from the opening heats to the final Main Events and Demolition Derby. With over 70 cars in the pits, drivers were all going for the win in each competing class.
Ventura Raceway continued its racing season Saturday night July 15, with six classes of racing action. Competition was very close and hard fought throughout the field of cars in each class.
In VRA 360 Sprints, 11 cars signed into the pits for the first VRA only event for them since May 20. The win in their 30 lap feature went to Kyle Smith over, Kenny Perkins, Guy Woodward, Charlie Butcher and Kyle Edwards. The VRA Sprints ran two heat races with wins going to Kyle Smith in heat one and Kenny Perkins in heat two. After five nights of competition in 2017, past champion Kyle Smith leads Charlie Butcher by 240 points.
Saturday night July 8th, saw a good car count at Ventura Raceway, as the USAC Western 360 Series in conjunction with VRA 360 Sprint Cars ran the second of four ARP Battle at the Beach Races of 2017. Also racing that night were the VRA Dwarf Cars, California Lightning Sprints and the USAC 600s racing in both restricted and non-wing divisions.
2 Wednesday FAIR: California Lightning Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets, Demolition Derby
5 OFF NIGHT
12 OFF NIGHT
19 OFF NIGHT
26 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Focus Midgets
2 VRA Sprint Cars/Battle of the Beach Race #3, California Lightning Sprints, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks
9 Dwarf Car Silver Cup Race #3, Senior Sprints, Hobby Stocks, Focus Midgets
16 USAC Midgets, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Focus Midgets
23 OFF NIGHT
30 Flat Track/Speedway/Quads
7 California Lightning Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Senior Sprints, Focus Midgets
14 OFF NIGHT
21 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Car Silver Cup Race #4, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks
28 USAC Midgets, Dwarf Cars, California Lightning Sprints, Senior Sprints, Focus Midgets
22-23 Turkey Night Grand Prix 2 Night Event USAC Midgets & USAC 360’s/Battle of the Beach Race #4