Howard Kaeding Classic at Ocean Speedway on July 10 & 11 is much more than simply a race

Fifth annual Howard Kaeding Classic shaping up to be a can’t miss weekend on July 10 & 11 at Watsonville’s Ocean Speedway
Special events include July 8 Car Show & BBQ, Post Race Party Friday & Saturday Afternoon Luncheon

By Gary Thomas

Watsonville, CA – July 1, 2015…One of the most anticipated events of the year in Northern California Sprint Car racing will […]

Camping info for Howard Kaeding Classic July 10 & 11 at Ocean Speedway

For those wanting to camp at the Howard Kaeding Classic next weekend, it will be allowed on the lawn area behind & near the grandstands at Ocean Speedway. Hook ups cost $40 a night, with dry camping $20 a night, which will be collected by the fairgrounds. With a big post race party on Friday & a Luncheon on Saturday, […]

Schank Scores Wine Country Classic Win




(PETERSEN MEDIA- Calistoga, CA)- Looking like the man to beat in April at the Calistoga Speedway with the Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos, Terry Schank was able to fend off a late charge from Gary Nelson, Jr to score the win on Saturday night.


With 16 cars on hand for the series’ second and final event at the historic […]

Two-time KWS champ Kyle Hirst holds off three-time series titlist Jonathan Allard to claim Wine Country Classic in Calistoga

Kyle Hirst holds off late surge by Jonathan Allard to claim his third career Calistoga Speedway win at the King of the West Wine Country Classic on Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Calistoga, CA – June 28, 2015…Late race drama at Calistoga Speedway on Saturday saw race-long leader Rico Abreu lose a left rear tire just two-laps shy of victory, allowing Kyle Hirst […]

DJ Netto claims a final corner thriller over Tyler Walker at the Pombo/Sargent Classic on Friday

Nineteen-year-old DJ Netto executes a thrilling final corner slider to win a wild 30th annual Pombo/Sargent Classic on Friday at Ocean Speedway

By Gary Thomas

Watsonville, CA – June 28, 2015…The Ocean Speedway has had no shortage of excitement this year and that was certainly the case on Friday night when the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series came to […]

Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos Set For Calistoga Return




(PETERSEN MEDIA- Aptos, CA)- After a very successful debut at the Calistoga Speedway back in April, the Wingless Series presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos makes it’s second and final visit to the scenic ½ mile facility on Saturday night as they run alongside the King of the West Series.


Leading the series into Calistoga Speedway will be new point leader, and […]

Accomplished Calistoga Speedway car owners look for more success this Saturday night

Past King of the West champs Allard & Hirst look to give respective well-known car owners another taste of Calistoga Speedway victory Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Calistoga, CA – June 23, 2105…Chico, CA drivers Jonathan Allard & Kyle Hirst are two of the favorites going into the Wine Country Classic this Saturday night. Both also happen to drive cars that have accumulated […]

Allard Becomes First Civil War Repeat Winner Im Dominating Fashion




(PETERSEN MEDIA- Petaluma, CA)-Saturday night at the Petaluma Speedway Chico, CA pilot, Jonathan Allard, became the first repeat winner with Civil War Series Presented by Flowmaster of the 2015 season in dominating fashion as he also earned the series’ final lock in position to the 55th Annual Johnny Key Classic.


Sharing the front row with local product, Jake Haulot, Allard showed […]

Pombo/Sargent Classic at Ocean Speedway Friday opens big Double Down Bonus weekend for KWS

Eighteen-year-old Dominic Scelzi leads the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series into the Pombo/Sargent Classic this Friday at Ocean Speedway
Double Down Bonus Weekend includes Wine Country Classic at Calistoga Speedway Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Watsonville, CA – June 22, 2015…One of the prestigious events each season with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series is the annual Pombo/Sargent […]

Past winners of the Pombo/Sargent Classic going into Friday night at Ocean Speedway

Former winners of the Pombo/Sargent Classic going into this Friday at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville

1986- Brent Kaeding
1987- Jimmy Sills
1988- Brent Kaeding
1989- Jimmy Sills
1990- Brent Kaeding
1991- Brent Kaeding
1992- Steve Kent
1993- Chuck Miller
1994- Steve Kent
1995- Brent Kaeding
1996- Tim Green
1997- Bud Kaeding
1998- Bud Kaeding
1999- Brent Kaeding
2000- Brent Kaeding
2001- Blake Robertson
2002- Tommy Tarlton
2003- Tommy Tarlton
2004- Tim Kaeding
2005- Ronnie Day
2006- Brent Kaeding
2007- Brent Kaeding
2008- Brent […]