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Ocean Sprints Round #2 & Special Olympics Night at the Races Highlight April 19th’s Action

Watsonville, CA – Ocean Speedway was finally able to get its 60th season of auto racing underway this past Friday.  19 Ocean Sprints signed in for battle, with Penngrove’s Chase Johnson taking home the checkered flag for his first career Winged 360 Sprint Car victory at the track.  His younger brother Colby finished second and last year’s Petaluma Speedway [...]

Fourth Time the Charm? Opening Night Attempt #4 Set for Friday

Watsonville, CA – For the third time this season, Ocean Speedway was forced to cancel last week’s racing action due to weather and track and pit conditions.  This forced the postponement of Special Olympics Night at the Races, which has moved to April 19th featuring the first Police in Pursuit race of the year.  Donations to the event are [...]

Friday March 22 has been CANCELLED

Rain, Saturated Grounds Cancel Ocean and Placerville Events Placerville Speedway race rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11 CONCORD, NC – March 20, 2019 — Persistent rain showers and saturated grounds at Ocean Speedway and Placerville Speedway have forced World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and track officials to cancel Friday’s event at Ocean and reschedule Saturday’s event at Placerville [...]

CANCELLED – World of Outlaws March in to Watsonville This Friday!

Watsonville, CA – Ocean Speedway will kick off its 60th consecutive season of auto racing at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds this Friday, March 22nd with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series headlining the action.  So far on the Outlaws’ California stretch, teams fulltime on the tour have captured all three races held thus far [...]

Ocean Speedway 2018: The Year in Review

  Watsonville, CA – Ocean Speedway celebrated another great year of auto racing at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Saturday night at the Seascape Golf Club in Aptos, and with that came time to reflect on the 2018 season.  The season started the way that no one was hoping for with the World of Outlaws date getting rained out.  A week [...]

New Midget Division Set to be a Part of 2019 Season at Ocean Speedway

Watsonville, CA – Ocean Speedway will bring a new division into the fold for its 60th season of racing.  The new Midget division features a spec engine, the Chevrolet Ecotec 2.4L, with other components mirroring USAC and BCRA rules.  It is estimated that a complete engine can be put together for around $5,000 to $8,500.  The division will also [...]