We are excited to announce that we are selling laps for the 79th Annual Turkey Night Grand Prix, being held at Ventura Raceway. You can purchase laps for BOTH the Sprint Car and the Midget Main Event. These are being held on Thursday, November 28th! You can purchase a lap for $100. That money will go directly to the 1st place ($50), 2nd place ($30) and 3rd place ($20) drivers for each lap during their main event.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to sponsor a lap for your business, your favorite driver’s car number or in memory of someone who was very important to this sport!

Call Tami at (805) 648-7223 today to sponsor a lap. It is first come, first serve for the specific lap so don’t wait!

Check the availability of Midget Lap Sponsors for the 2019 Turkey Night Grand Prix

Check the availability of Sprint Car Lap Sponsors for the 2019 Turkey Night Grand Prix

Most Recent Racing Results

Results 9-14-2019

On a warm, muggy night, the USAC Midgets made their second appearance at Ventura Raceway Saturday night September 14. Along with VRA Senior Sprints, Dwarf Cars and IMCA Modifieds Classes the fans in attendance were treated to some exciting racing from the opening heat races to the final main events.

Results 9-7-2019

Saturday night, September 7th, saw a small field of cars and motorcycles take to Ventura’s 1/5 mile oval. Racing in three motorcycle classes and two car classes drivers went all out to go for the wins in their respective classes.

The California Lightning Sprints headlined the program with 12 cars in attendance. They ran two heat races with wins going to Dominic Del Monte in heat one and Jon Robertson in heat two. They then ran a special format for their feature event. They ran twin fifteen lap main events. The first was run to set the field for the final fifteen lap feature. Dominic Del Monte won the first fifteen lap race and pulled a six invert for the final fifteen lap race. The final fifteen lap race went to Jarrett Kramer over Cody Nigh, A J Bender, Aiden Lange and Doug Nunes. Kramer’s win was his fifth of the six Lightning Sprint races held at Ventura so far this season. Cody Nigh has the only other win here this year.

Results 8-31-2019

Ventura Raceway continued its 2019 season Saturday night, August 31st. On a breezy evening, the drivers in six car classes were on hand to continue the season long point battle in each class. Fans in attendance witnessed exciting racing in every class from the opening heats to the final main events.

VRA Sprint Cars had very small field of three cars Saturday night. Tanner Boul took their one heat race. Due to a small field of four Senior Sprints, the two classes were combined. Senior Wally Pankratz won their one heat race. The main events for the two classes were combined with the regulars starting out front. A 20 lap main event then ran with the wins going to Rick Hendrix over Trent Williams and Tanner Boul in the regular VRA Sprints and Chris Meredith over Wally Pankratz, Tyler Hatzikian and Mark Sheppard in Senior Sprints. Rick Hendrix now leads the VRA Sprint Car point race after 12 races. Chris Meredith now leads Wally Pankratz by 20 points in the Senior Sprint Car division.

Results 8-24-2019

Ventura Raceway resumed its 2019 season after a month long break for the Ventura County Fair on a cool night with the running of the third USAC/VRA ARP Battle at the Beach race for 360 Sprint Cars, Saturday night August 24th. Five classes classes were on hand to put on an exciting night of racing for the fans in attendance.


Saturday night July 13, saw an evening of exciting open wheel and stock car racing along with a Demolition Derby as Ventura Raceway held its salute to the 2019 Ventura County Fair. A full house of racing and derby fans saw drivers in four car classes on hand to continue the season long point battle in each class. Fans in attendance also witnessed exciting Demolition Derby action with a full field of cars crashing and bashing on the raceways clay oval.


Ventura Raceway was in action Saturday night July 6th, with a race program featuring VRA Sprints, VRA Senior Sprints, WMR/Focus Midgets, Hobby Stocks and Lightning Sprints.

Once again a small field of VRA Sprints and Senior Sprints had the two classes combined for their 20 lap Main event. Five cars were signed in to each class for the night’s action. The race was a hard fought battle in each of the two classes with Chris Meredith taking the Senior win over Wally Pankratz, Mike Cook, Mike English and Mark Sheppard. In the VRA Sprint portion of the event, Jeff Fillingame took his first ever win over Rick Hendrix, Brent Owens, Gage Rucker and Geoffrey Strole. The event was a strange one with Strole flipping on the warm up lap and Fillingame flipping at the checkered flag as he crossed the finish line. Fillingame emerged from his damaged racer to do his winners interview, expressing his joy in winning his first sprint car race ever. Heat race wins in these two classes went to Geoffrey Strole in Sprints and Wally Pankratz in Senior Sprints.


The 79th Annual Turkey Night Grand Prix reserved seat tickets are on sale now for $45 each and are the top half of the grandstands.  General admission tickets are also on sale.  Wednesday tickets can be purchased as a two day pass for $5 off the normal general admission price with your reserved seat.  You can also group it together with a half price pit pass for Thursday’s show for only $25!  Seats are going fast so be sure to login to the Event Brite site to pick yours today or call Tami at (805) 648-7223.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/79th-annual-turkey-night-grand-prix-tickets-55354303211