Open Practice for this Saturday, June 9th, is cancelled.
Next week, Ventura Raceway welcomes back the Flat Track and Speedway program! This program includes Flat Track Racing, Quad Racing and Speedway Bike Racing. Flat Track Racers will compete in many different kinds of classes including Professional riders going for a $1,200 first place check in the Pro Open Class! As a part of the Speedway portion of the night, the wild and exciting two person Sidecars will also be racing. There are also two classes for Quad Racers, Open and Sportsman. The event will take place at Ventura Raceway, just off the 101 freeway in Ventura, California. The track will be prepped with DG on our 1/5 mile oval!
On race day, the pit gates will open at Noon with the front gates opening at 3:00pm. Rider’s meeting will take place at 2:30, practice at 3:00. Heat Races will begin at 5:30. Admission for this event is $15.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors, military and juniors with kids 12 and under free. For more information, call Ventura Raceway at 805-208-9656.
Saturday night September 2, saw the running of the third race in the 2017 ARP Battle at the Beach Series within a series at Ventura Raceway. VRA 360 Sprint Cars and visiting USAC Western 360 Series Sprint Cars battled for the win in the third of four ARP Battle at the Beach Races of 2017. Also racing that night were the VRA Dwarf Cars, California Lightning Sprints, IMCA Modifieds and Hobby Stocks.
Ventura Raceway continued its racing season Saturday night August 26, with five classes of racing action. Competition was very close and hard fought throughout the field of cars in each class.
In VRA 360 Sprints, 7 cars signed into the pits for the first VRA Sprint Car event for them since July 15. The win in their 20 lap feature went to Kyle Smith over Kenny Perkins, Ryan Stolz, Charlie Butcher and Reed Broschart. The VRA Sprints ran one heat race with the win going to Kenny Perkins. After six nights of competition in 2017, past champion Kyle Smith leads Kenny Perkins by 235 points.
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.