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.
Then on Sunday the American Valley Speedway in Quincy, California has its annual Fair Races. This weekend is the Plumas County Fair and it ends, starting at 7 p.m. with the races next door at the speedway.
For the two-wheeled crowd there will be five motocross tracks with either practice sessions or racing to choose from.
In Marysville, California the MMX track will has another night race on Saturday then on Sunday, for those wishing to travel to San Jose the next round of the Summer Challenge MX series will be held at the Metcalf track.
Riverfront in Marysville has practice today from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. then on Saturday the Sierra Old Timers have the track from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.
In that same area E Street MX Park has practice sessions from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Over at Prairie City that track has practice sessions on Thursday, from 4 until 8 p.m. as well as from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
And of course in our immediate area Hot August Nights has a variety of events for people that love classic cars to attend. For more information please go to www.hotaugustnights.net.
Switching to TV Land NBC Sports at 2 p.m. airs the NASCAR America show followed at 5 p.m. over on Fox Sports 2 with the NHRA in 30 show. Then at 7 p.m. NBC Sports has delayed coverage of the American Flat Track race from Springfield.
Friday starts at 8:30 a.m. with NASCAR Cup practice from Michigan. Then at 10 a.m. Fox Sports has Camping World Practice and at 2:05 p.m. NASCAR Cup qualifying also from Michigan.
Also on Friday www.fanschoice.tv, starting at 8:30 a.m. has Formula Tour and Canadian Touring Car action as the Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres begins.
Saturday begins early at 5:30 a.m. on Fanschoice.tv as the racing continues in Canada and at 11:30 a.m. the IMSA Porsche GT3 race is streamed.
Then at 10 a.m. the Camping World Truck event starts from Michigan on Fox Sports 1. Then at 12:30 p.m. NBC Sports has the Xfinity race from the Mid Ohio road course.
Once again the Pro Motocross event, held at the New Berlin course, is split between networks. At 10 a.m. MAVTV airs the first motos then at 4:30 p.m. NBC Sports has same day delayed airing of the second motos.
Also starting at 4:30 p.m. Fanschoice TV has two short track races to stream with a 3:30 p.m. start from Berlin Raceway followed by another event from Langley Speedway.
Sunday gets going at noon when NBC Sports has the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race from Michigan.
There are also two motorcycle races shown on beIn Sports but times aren’t listed. One is the MotoGP race from Austria but the second is a Saturday and Sunday race with the Moto America series at Sonoma Raceway.
Not to be left out CBS Sports also has racing on Sunday starting at 10 a.m. with MX GP from Fahuenfeld, Germany followed by Real Road Racing, a Pirelli World Challenge event, Mobil 1 Grid and finally at 1:30 p.m. with a Lucas Oil Off Road series event.
That’s it for this weekend so please if you can get out and see a race live. There is nothing like it and you’ll not only help support the drivers but the track as well.
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