Father’s Day Special at Marysville Raceway
by Troy Hennig
Marysville, CA (June 15, 2017) – In
keeping with the theme of the Father Day’s weekend
Marysville Raceway has decided to give all Dad’s a
break on Saturday night. All dad’s in attendance this
Saturday night will only pay $9.00 to get it. The five
racing divisions on display this Saturday night, June
17th, will include the winged 360 sprints, economy
sprints, wingless sprints, pure stocks and midget
The pit gate will open at 3 PM while
the front grandstand gate opens at 5 PM. Starting this
Saturday, the pit meeting is being moved from 5:30 PM
to 5 PM in hopes of getting the competitors on the
track earlier for wheel packing and hot laps.
Adult general admission is $13.00 into the
grandstands. Once again, all dads only pay $9.00.
Seniors, juniors and Military with ID are just $10.00
each. Kids, six to eleven years old, are $6.00.
Children five and under are FREE. A family pass is
available and consists of 2 adult tickets, 2 junior
tickets or 3 kid’s tickets for a combined price of
Coming into point race #8, Sutter’s
Tyler Seavey is fresh off his first sprint car win at
Marysville Raceway and looks to continue to build his
momentum into this Saturday night. Jeremey Hawes is
still the championship point leader. He holds a
19-point edge over Seavey. Mike Monahan, Peter Paulson
and Korey Lovell continue to add a solid veteran
presence at Marysville and we are appreciative of
their challenging work and dedication. In fact, there
are eight full-time sprint car teams that have
committed to the previous seven individual point
championship races. The other four are Jimmy Steward,
Pat Harvey, Heath Hall and Raquel Hall. We are lucky
to have such a strong and vast supporting group of
Adam Ermolenko has been dominant in
the winged economy sprint cars. Yet, he only holds a
13-point edge over youngster Cameron Haney Jr.
Ermolenko has won the last three main events at
The wingless sprint cars will be
back at this Saturday night. They are led by Gary
Paulson and Cody Spencer. Paul Vandenburg, Bruce
Morrow and Thomas Leiby round out the top five.
The Pure Stocks will make a race appearance at the
Marysville Raceway this weekend.
The midget lites
are set to return to the race track. This weekend we
are told more of the cars will show up to attack the
quarter-mile oval dirt track. The group is led by
Scott Kinney, Emilee Lindgren and Craig Dillard.
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