For Immediate Release: 2-11-18
From: Ventura Raceway
(Oxnard, CA. 2-11-18) On Saturday, February 17th and Saturday, February 24th, Ventura Raceway will hold open practice sessions for ALL competitors planning on competing at its Ventura County Fairgrounds Facility in 2018. Also, new for this year, we will hold sessions for classes we don’t currently race – Go karts, Mini Dwarfs, Motorcycles and Quads. Pits will open at 12 Noon. These will be the only two practice sessions before the new season begins on March 10.
The Tentative Format for the event will be:
12 Noon Pits Open and Tech Sessions Begin: All participants must have their vehicles go through tech prior to going onto the track.
1:00 Short Driver’s Meeting
2:00-8:30 Tune and Test sessions with one or two similar type cars on track at a time for rest of the event.
Saturday night October 28, saw the return of the Light Up the World Beverages USAC Midgets to Ventura Raceway for their third visit of the season. Also on the card to end our regular season, were the VRA Dwarf Cars, VRA Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprints and Focus Midgets. Racing was hard fought throughout the field of each class that competed Saturday night.
Fans at Ventura Raceway were witness to some very exciting racing action Saturday night, October 21st, with a full program of racing that featured the fourth and final HAAS Automation VRA Dwarf Car Silver Cup Race of 2017. The night also saw action in VRA Sprints, a special Greg and Maureen Kauffman Memorial VRA Hobby Stock race and a special IMCA Modified race.
Ventura Raceway held their next event on a beautiful Saturday night, October 7th, with the running of the Civil War Series between Northern California and Southern California Lightning Sprints. Also racing that night were the VRA Dwarf Cars, Focus Midgets and VRA Senior Sprints.
17 Open Practice #1
24 Open Practice #2
3 OFF NIGHT
10 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks
17 Flat Track/Speedway/Quads
24 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprints, T.Q. Midgets
31 OFF NIGHT – Fairgrounds Spring Carnival
7 OFF NIGHT
14 California Lightning Sprints, Dwarf Cars, Senior Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Focus Midgets
21 Open Practice
28 VRA Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Focus Midgets
5 USAC/CRA 410 Sprints, Dwarf Cars, California Lightning Sprints
12 OFF NIGHT
19 Flat Track/Speedway/Quads
26 OFF NIGHT