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  • RACING PREVIEW: AUGUST 31 TO SEPT.3

    Ultra 4 racing.

    RENO, NV (Aug. 30) – Racing preview for this week has a mixed menu. In this region most of the oval tracks are dark although there is a big off road race. Over in TV and Internet land there are some major events to watch or stream. The major race in our area is the Fallon 250 desert race out at Salt Wells, about 35 miles or so east of Fallon. This year there is a new title sponsor for the event P.C.I Race Radios. As usual Saturday is a two-stage event with the production classes starting at 6 a.m.

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  • LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD SERIES: ROUND 10

    LOORS

    MUSTANG, NV (Aug. 27) – The second day of the Lucas Oil Off Road Series event on Sunday was a bit cooler weather than the day before. Fans saw some good racing and a popular driver scored his first victory at the track, a place where Lady Luck hasn’t been too kind to him. Once again, saving the best for last, the Pro 2 class ended the two-day event. However the track crew gave the drivers a surprise when they ripped the dirt prior to the race. This gave the drivers a rough surface and according to the winner exposed

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  • LUCAS OIL OFF ROAD RACING SERIES: ROUND 9

    LOORS

    MUSTANG, NV (Aug. 26): The Lucas Oil Off Road Series visited Wild West Motorsports Park this weekend for two days of fast, wild racing. Each day was a separate event in the series so Saturday was Round 9. One driver missing was Rob MacCachren as a family emergency had him turn around and rush back home. The rule allows a substitute driver to race in the place of one facing the emergency. It can be used once in a season and the points earned by the substitute go to the regular driver. In Pro 4 Bradley Morsey was the substitute

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  • RACING PREVIEW: AUGUST 24 TO 27

    Wild West Motorsports Park

    RENO, NV (Aug. 23) – This week we have another national event visiting our area plus regional racing. Over in TV World there are several events but some series are off before the big Labor Day weekend. The major event will be at Wild West Motorsports Park, located off I-80 east of Sparks. It’s the return of the Lucas Oil Off Road Series with two days of action on this fast, yet hilly course. Gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday as the off road stars work both for good finishes, if not wins and gaining more points since

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  • CARSON CITY FLAT TRACK RACES

    Carson Flat Track

    CARSON CITY, NV (Aug. 19) – For the second year in a row the Carson Flat Track races returned to the Fuji Park rodeo arena. And like last year the afternoon and evening shows were a blizzard of heats and main events. This year however there were a couple of challenges that had to be dealt with. One was with the arena’s sound system and while it was working next year it will be tweaked a bit. Mother Nature proved the biggest challenge as a downpour toward the end of the heat races left a very wet track. However the

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  • RACING PREVIEW: AUGUST 16 TO 20

    California Flat Track Association

    RENO (Aug. 16) – Made a mistake when I first posted this so have now corrected it. Still want to get this out a bit early as this Racing Preview has a lot of things to cover. Locally it’s going to be a varied, huge weekend for race fans and some will have to choose what they will watch or participate in. Friday is a huge day for many local motorcycle desert racers as the annual Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno race begins early in the morning and ends in Dayton, I believe around the Q& D pit

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  • RATTLESNAKE RACEWAY: WEDDING AND RACING

    Rattlesnake Raceway

    Fallon, NV (Aug. 12) – As the summer rolls one Rattlesnake Raceway keeps working through its season. This race however had a special occasion before the mains got going. After the 250/500 Outlaw Kart main won by Jacob Dias driving a 500cc machine after he finally got past second place 250cc driver Ollie Gibbins. Then Dan Dias and Angela Johnson got married on the front straight with announcer Davey Munoz doing the honors. After they both strapped into his Hobby Stock and would race together in Hobby Stock main. On this night 14 cars took the green to start the

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  • AMERICAN VALLEY SPEEDWAY: FAIR RACES

    American Valley Speedway

      QUINCY, CALIF. (Aug. 13) – American Valley Speedway ends the Plumas County Fair with a traditional race on Sunday night. Fans that came over from the fair were treated to an evening of hard, fast racing on this oval. “Been coming here for a while and finally got the win here,” Cory Sample said after climbing out of his IMCA Modified. “You know what, I’d race with Jeff (Olschowka) any day of the week, he gave me plenty of room and from my seat it was a hell of a race. I think he was kind of getting moisture

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  • HOT AUGUST NIGHTS: SUMMER CELEBRATION OF CARS AND MUSIC

    Hot August Nights

    RENO (August 10) – Hot August Nights is a high of summer here and celebrates a time gone by, one known for both its music and cars. It draws people to the Reno/Sparks area from several states. The celebration kicks of on the Comstock at Virginia City where there is a huge show n’ shine for two days then it moves down to the Bonanza Casino for their traditional kick off show. Monday is a slow day but on Tuesday things really get rolling with the open cruise in Sparks. This year a new category has been added, the Vintage

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  • RACING PREVIEW: AUGUST10 TO 13

    RENO (Aug. 9) – Another busy week for race fans and in fact fans of classic cars as its Hot August Nights here in the Reno/Sparks area. And of course there is plenty on TV to watch as well. Three area oval tracks will be in action this weekend. Graphic courtesy Davey Munoz. To the east Rattlesnake Raceway, just outside of downtown Fallon has a full show featuring cars as well as Outlaw Karts with a 6 p.m. start to the evening show. North of Reno, the Diamond Mountain Raceway in Susanville, California will also have racing that same night.

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  • LOVELOCK SPEEDWAY: FRONTIER DAYS RACES

    Lovelock Speedway

    LOVELOCK, NV (Aug. 5) – Lovelock Speedway helps this small rural Nevada town celebrate its founding every year. The festival is called Frontier Days and this is the 100th anniversary of the town’s founding. And this year the two-day show, known as the Frontier Days Races had its first visit by the Nevada Pro Stock Association. In addition there was a large field of IMCA Modified as that group, as well as the Pro Stocks were racing for $1,000 to win on Saturday. When the 20-car Pro Stock field got the green Rocky Boice used an outside move to lead

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  • DESERT PARK RACEWAY: NNKC MAKE UP RACE

    NNKC

    STEAD (Aug.7) – Desert Park Raceway echoed with the sounds of racing Sunday as the Northern Nevada Kart Club held a make up race for one that was rained out. While there no shifter karts were on hand, those that competed put on a good show and there were two surprise winners. When the Junior 2 field got the green flag the trio of Chase Dulude, Issac Bourque and Bryce Berry took off. After the first lap they turned their main into a three-way fight for the lead. As for Berry, he’s running with a slight weight disadvantage but despite

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  • RACING PREVIEW: AUGUST 3 TO 6

    Hot August Nights

    RENO (Aug. 2) – Racing preview for this weekend has a couple of special events in our area and one of them leads into a fun week here in the Reno/Sparks area. And in TV Land and on the Internet there are more interesting events. First one of this site’s sponsors has a special two-day event as Reno Motor Sports (RMS) has its annual tent sale. Even though its hot racing and riding will soon get going as soon as the heat breaks so it’s a good time to get ready. To the east Lovelock celebrates its 100th anniversary with

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