Back to Business This Saturday

Back to Business This Saturday


Auto Racing Returns After Two Week Hiatus


(Marysville, CA 7/25/23)…After a two week break, the sights and sounds of dirt track auto racing return to the Marysville Raceway this Saturday, July 29th. Three divisions are scheduled to attack the track led by the Hobby Stocks, Crate Sprints, and the winged 360 sprint cars. Drivers and fans are both eager and excited to get back to weekly championship point racing.


Corning’s Brian McGahan Jr. continues to dominate the winged 360 sprint car standings. McGahan Jr. is well on his way to capturing his first sprint car championship. The real battle is for second on back. Dawson Hammed sits in the second spot, 56-points back of McGahan Jr., but only 15-points ahead of Koa Crane and Carson Hammes. Crane and Hammes are tied with 404 total points. One point behind them is Billy Wallace, the most recent main event winner in the division. Nick Larson sits in the sixth spot. Defending track champion Bobby Butler holds down the seventh spot.


For the tenth time this season Hobby Stocks will hit the track. Howard Law has stretched his lead over Zach Lindgren to 12-points. Law has won five main events this year. Lindgren has two wins. Two drivers have one win this season. Kyle Cheney, who sits in the third spot, and Devin Koranda, who has just attended three races this season. Joe Gillock has a stranglehold on fourth in points. The fifth-place battle features three drivers separated by just two-points. Brian Horn has 309 total points while Kevin Thomas and Sebastian Davis are tied with 307. Lurking behind them, just six points back is Jacob Bright. As of now, only one more championship night is scheduled for the Hobby Stocks on Aug 12th.


The Crate Sprints are excited to return and get back to speed this Saturday night. A new name sits atop the point standings as Carl Droivold leads the way. He holds a three-point edge over Misty Castleberry. Droivold has two wins, Castleberry has three. This showdown between the two top drivers of this division will be exciting. Mike Ballantine holds down the third spot. Tyler George and Matthew Kaiser are tied for fourth. Cameron Haney Jr. is one-point back of those two. Jacob Johnson and Jason Ballantine are tied with 273 overall points. These top eight drivers have a lot to win or lose this Saturday night. Nine drivers have attended all seven previous races.


Pit gate opens at 3:00 pm. Front gate 5 pm. Cars on track 5 pm. Prices for all regular season events will be $17.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors/juniors and military with proper identification. $8 for kids ages 6-11. Children 5 and under are FREE. Parking is FREE. Full-service concessions, beer garden, and novelty booth will be open.


Fans can purchase tickets by following this link.


As of now, if you can’t attend as a fan,, is scheduled to broadcast the night’s racing. Head to their website to purchase this race.


A full rundown of championship points is available at our website


Marysville Raceway is located just off of Simpson Lane next to the Marysville Flea Market in the Yuba River flood plain. The ¼ mile clay oval has operated for more than 60 years at this location.  Over time it has had numerous configurations and operators.  Improvements over the last decade have made the facility rival any California oval track operation and draws a large contingent of racers and fans.


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