Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo Round #2 set for Friday, May 5

Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo Round #2 set for Friday, May 5

Watsonville, CA – The 2017 Ocean Sprints season finally got underway last Friday, with Selma’s Cory Eliason grabbing the win aboard the Antaya Motorsports sprint car, after a late race pass on Sebastopol’s Geoff Ensign.  Tomorrow night is expected bring more of the same great racing, with many drivers looking to become the second different competitor to drive into Ocean Speedway victory lane.  At the top of the list is two-time champ Brad Furr of Stockton.  Furr had a rough opening night, spinning during the main event and winding up 12th.  A host of others are expected to take to the Santa Cruz county ¼ mile, including Ocean Sprints regulars, Gilroy’s Kurt Nelson and the Chisum brothers, Jeremy and Jason of Salinas.  Anther set of brothers, Koen and Kyler Shaw of Fresno, are also expected.

                The IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, and 4-Bangers also join program, as well as the second Police-n-Pursuit for Special Olympics race of 2017.  Pits open at 2pm and Grandstands open at 4:30pm.  Pit passes are $45 for non-members and $40 for track and IMCA members.  2017 memberships are available at the pit gate.  All seating is general admission and tickets cost $17 for adults and $16 for seniors.  New for 2017, Juniors 12-15 are $12 and Kids 6-11 are $6.  As always, Kids 5 and under are free.

               Highway 129 will be closed due to road work until 11pm Friday night, so drivers and fans are advised to plan ahead and take a different route.  

Adriane Frost captured her first career win in the IMCA SportMods last Friday and looks to make it 2 in a row May 5th.

Photo Credits to David Spencer

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