KING OF THE WEST-NARC SPRINT CARS TACKLE THE PETER MURPHY CLASSIC THIS Saturday

6/4/19, Sacramento, CA, Jim Allen … Mother nature might have got the better of the Sixth Annual Peter Murphy Classic three weekends ago, but that has just built up the anticipation for the rain-delayed sequel this weekend.  The King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series will be battling for as much as a $21,000 winners share on Saturday, June 8th when the best drivers in California tackle the one-third mile Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare.  Also on the racing card will be the Kings [...]

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Kings of Thunder Winged 360’s ready for Thunderbowl double header this weekend

The Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars will be in action both nights this weekend at Merle Stone Chevrolet, Inc Thunderbowl Raceway! Opening night on Friday June 7th will feature a standard Kings of Thunder format, while Saturday’s show is the conclusion of the Peter Murphy Classic, showcasing the same format with the same locked-in drivers that would have ran on May 18th.  Weekend Schedule for June 7th and 8th- Friday June 7: Chris & Brian Faria Memorial-  Kings of Thunder Winged 360 [...]

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USAC West Coast Wingless Sprinters set for Thunderbowl appearance Friday night

TULARE HOSTS FRIDAY’S “CHRIS & BRIAN FARIA MEMORIAL” By Lance Jennings JUNE 3, 2019… After a hard fought battle at Ventura, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will invade Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway this Friday, June 7th. Promoted by Steve Faria, the “Chris and Brian Faria Memorial” was moved after rains washed out the final night of the “Peter Murphy Classic” on May 18th. The second and final appearance of the non-winged 360s at the Tulare County Fairgrounds will also showcase the [...]

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Thunderbowl Raceway back in action this Friday & Saturday June 7th & 8th

The Merle Stone Chevrolet, Inc Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway is back at it this weekend! Friday’s Chris & Brian Faria Memorial features the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprints, the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series, Western RaceSaver 305’s and IMCA Stock Cars. Saturday’s rescheduled Peter Murphy Classic showcases the King of the West by NARC Winged 410’s and the KoT Winged 360’s. Remember if you purchased tickets for the May 18th rain out bring those with you, as that’s what you will use on Saturday. If you’re looking [...]

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Thunderbowl Raceway announces Faria Memorial/ Peter Murphy Classic double header June 7th and 8th

Thunderbowl Raceway announces Faria Memorial/ Peter Murphy Classic double header June 7th and 8th By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – May 20, 2019…With last Saturday’s Peter Murphy Classic falling victim to rain the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway has announced that the rescheduled date will now be part of a two-night weekend, which features the Faria Memorial moving to Friday June 7th. The annual Chris and Brian Faria Memorial will now open the double header weekend and will showcase the Kings of [...]

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USAC West Coast Wingless 360’s tackle Peter Murphy Classic on Friday night

TULARE & PETALUMA DOUBLE ON TAP FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINTS  By Lance Jennings MAY 14, 2019… After a break in the schedule, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars are set for a rare doubleheader. Starting this Friday, May 17th, the non-winged 360s will battle at Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway for the “6th Annual Peter Murphy Classic.” Paying $4,000-to-win, the popular event will also showcase the winged Sprint Car Challenge Tour (SCCT) vs. Kings of Thunder Sprint Cars. The Front Gates will [...]

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KING OF THE WEST-NARC SPRINT CARS CHASE BIG PETER MURPHY CLASSIC PAYDAY

KING OF THE WEST-NARC SPRINT CARS CHASE BIG PETER MURPHY CLASSIC PAYDAY   5/14/19 – Jim Allen, Sacramento, CA … The winged 410 sprint car teams of the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Racing Series will be focused on claiming a stout $11,000 payday at Saturday’s (May 18th) Sixth Annual Peter Murphy Classic. This marks the second night of a popular two-day open wheel racing event that also features the Sprint Car Challenge Tour 360’s and USAC West Coast wingless 360’s [...]

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Format & Payout for Sprint Car Challenge Tour at Peter Murphy Classic

This Friday nights event at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare will be a full Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards point show, while Saturday’s program features a special format and will award show-up points only. The top-four finishers in the main event on opening night will be locked into Saturday’s Pole Shuffle and the way you finish Friday is how you are seeded going into Saturday. There will be no qualifying for SCCT on Saturday [...]

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Sprint Car Challenge Tour geared up to compete both nights at Peter Murphy Classic

Sprint Car Challenge Tour heads for Peter Murphy Classic this Friday and Saturday in Tulare By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – May 14, 2019…With excitement filling the air the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is set to head for Central California this Friday and Saturday to take part in the sixth annual Peter Murphy Classic at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway. The Peter Murphy Classic has become one of the cornerstone weekends in California and a show [...]

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