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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 [...]

60th Annual Johnny Key Classic Set for Saturday; Grandstands Remain Closed

Watsonville, CA – In what has been a bizarre year for race tracks all across the country, one of the few senses of normalcy comes from marquee events finding a way to still take place.  The 60th Annual Johnny Key Classic is no different.  Held in August at the Ocean Speedway for numerous years since reviving it from the [...]

JUSTIN SANDERS BECOMES FIRST REPEAT WINNER OF 2020 OCEAN SPRINTS SEASON

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 14, 2020) – 2015 Ocean Sprints champion Justin Sanders of Aromas, Calif. became the first repeat winner through seven rounds of the series presented by Taco Bravo, winning on Friday at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville. Sanders’ win gives him momentum as he looks to defend his Johnny Key Classic title in next Saturday’s 60th running of [...]

Friday, August 14 Event Schedule

Ready for some Friday Night Lights at the Dirt Track by the Ocean??? No FANS in the GRANDSTANDS FACE MASK ARE REQUIRED #oceanspeedway #360sprintcars #imcamodifieds #imcasportmods #hobbystocks #fourbangers #nofansinthegrandstands #facemaskrequired #dirttrackbytheocean #fridaynightfun #fridaynightlights Nightly-Schedule-8-14-2020-1

JUSTIN SANDERS BECOMES SIXTH WINNER OF 2020 OCEAN SPRINTS SEASON

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 7, 2020) – 2015 Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo champion Justin Sanders of Aromas, Calif. lifted the series to its sixth different winner in as many races by taking Friday night’s victory. The win led a six division program at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. “It’s about time. We haven’t been here for very many races [...]

Friday August 7, 2020 Event Schedule

Friday Night Race Lights at Ocean Speedway Event schedule for Friday August 7   Friendly reminders NO FANS IN GRANDSTANDS!!   FACEMASK ARE REQUIRED AND YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE IF YOU ARE NOT WEARING ON. Sorry but this is a rule we have to live with if you want to continue to race at Ocean Speedway.   #letsgoracing #facemaskrequired #oceanspeedeay #dirttrackbytheocean [...]

MITCHELL FACCINTO BREAKS THROUGH FOR OCEAN SPRINTS VICTORY

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (July 24, 2020) – Mitchell Faccinto of Hanford became the fifth winner of the 2020 Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo season on Friday night, sliding past two-time champion Shane Golobic for his first series victory. The series has yet to have a repeat winner since its June start at the quarter-mile dirt oval at the Santa [...]

Friday – July 24, 2020 Schedule of Events

Nightly-Schedule-7-24-2020 Friday Night Fun is back in action… Time to go racing again. #oceanspeedway #fridaynightlights #360sprints #imcasportmods #policenpursit #southbaydwarfcars #supportyourlocaldirttrack #letsgoracing