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Bud Kaeding returns to Ocean Speedway victory lane Friday

Bud Kaeding snags Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo round three By Gary Thomas Watsonville, CA – April 9, 2021…After coming close on several occasions this past year Campbell, California’s Bud Kaeding proceeded to seal the deal on Friday night and return the famed Al’s Roofing Supply/ Alviso Rock No. 69 to Ocean Speedway victory lane. Also scooping up wins at [...]

Friday – April 9th Event Schedule

Ready for some Friday Night Lights??? April 9, 2021 Race day schedule of events. Reminder – GRANDSTANDS open May 7, 2021 Pit gates open at 1:00pm Pill Draw closes at 4:30pm Divers meeting is at 4:45pmNightly-Schedule-4-9-2021

Justin Sanders clean sweeps opening night at Ocean Speedway

Justin Sanders completes a clean sweep of opening night for the Ocean Sprints By Gary Thomas Watsonville, CA – March 26, 2021…Throughout the years Aromas, California driver Justin Sanders has firmly planted himself as the man to beat at Ocean Speedway and reminded everyone of that on opening night of the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo season. The two-time Ocean [...]

2020 Comes to an end one stop short

The 2020 rollercoaster season will come to an end one stop short. It was a hard decision to make but with the Fairgrounds management and PMG management it was decided to cancel Friday, November 6th race. We know this comes with mixed emotions on all parts but to keep things moving forward for 2021 we felt this was the [...]

60th Annual Johnny Key set for this Saturday

Talented field set to take on the 60th Johnny Key Classic this Saturday at Ocean Speedway Watsonville, CA – October 14, 2020…One of the strongest fields of the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo season is anticipated this Saturday night at the 60th running of the “Johnny Key Classic.” Sharing the bill on Saturday at the Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, California [...]

BOBBY HOGGE WINS HIS FIFTH PETTIT SHOOTOUT, TAKING TENTH RUNNING IN WATSONVILLE

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (SEPTEMBER 27, 2020) – Salinas’ Bobby Hogge used a dramatic pass on the outside to take his fifth career Pettit Shootout victory on Saturday night at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif. The victory in the tenth running of the Shootout paid $3006-to-win and came over a 64-car turnout of IMCA Modifieds at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. 2020 [...]

DYLAN THORNTON TAKES PETTIT SHOOTOUT NIGHT ONE AT OCEAN SPEEDWAY

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (SEPTEMBER 25, 2020) – Orcutt’s Dylan Thornton made his return to action in the Golden State a fruitful one, as he claimed the $1003 opening night victory of the tenth Pettit Shootout at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville. The IMCA Modified victory came during a blockbuster night with 158 cars in the pits across the three divisions competing. [...]

DJ NETTO EARNS SECOND OCEAN SPRINTS WIN OF 2020 ON FRI IN WATSONVILLE

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 18, 2020) – 2019 King of the West champion DJ Netto drove to his second Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo victory of the season on Friday, taking the 30-lap feature over a 22-car field in Watsonville, Calif. The victory makes Netto only the second repeat winner during the eight rounds at the Ocean Speedway. Washington’s JJ [...]