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 [...]
Tonight’s Peter Murphy Classic finale has been postponed due to the impending rain. The KWS portion has been rescheduled for June 8th along with the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The sixth annual Peter Murphy Classic will converge at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare on Friday and Saturday May 17th and 18th. The Peter Murphy Classic is shaping up to be a barnburner and will feature the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards vs. the Kings of Thunder Winged 360’s each night. The USAC West Coast Wingless 360 Sprint Cars will also compete on Friday, while the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Winged [...]
Congrats to last night’s winners at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway Scott Parker with the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Michael Pombo with the Western RaceSaver 305 Sprint Cars and Cody Johnson with the IMCA Stock Cars. Photos courtesy of Paul Trevino.
Kings of Thunder Winged 360’s, Western RaceSaver 305’s and IMCA Stock Cars invade Tulare this Saturday May 4admin
Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars return to Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – April 30, 2019…The busy stretch of action at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway continues this Saturday May 4th with another three-division program on tap, which is headlined by the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars. The event this weekend marks round five for the new Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars and the third appearance of the season [...]
TULARE, Calif. — Mitchell Faccinto won the 30-lap King of Thunder 360 Series sprint car race at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday night. The Hanford, Calif., hotshoe drove his Western Metal blue No. 37 past Bud Kaeding after a lap-16 restart and held on to pick up his first win in new west coast series. A disappointed Kaeding held on to finish second just in front of a hard charging Dominic Scelzi in the Roth Motorsports entry. Polesitter Steven Kent finished [...]