Recent World of Outlaws winner Gio Scelzi looks to bring home the Trophy Cup

Sixteen-year-old Gio Scelzi became the youngest winner in World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series history last weekend when he claimed opening night of the Williams Grove National Open! The Fresno racer will now look to bring home the $25,000 top prize at the Rico Abreu Racing 25th Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing on October 18, 19 and 20! Scelzi also won opening night of the Peter Murphy Classic this season.  Tickets continue to be on sale for the [...]

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Rico Abreu Racing 25th Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing fast approaching at Thunderbowl Raceway

Rico Abreu Racing 25th Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing fast approaching at Thunderbowl Raceway By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – September 24, 2018…The biggest event of the season at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway is less than a month away with the much-anticipated Rico Abreu Racing 25th annual Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing ready to invade Tulare on October 18, 19 and 20.    The Trophy Cup has catapulted itself into being one of the premier Winged Sprint Car showcases in [...]

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October 18, 19 and 20 Trophy Cup Update from Founder Dave Pusateri

Trophy Cup Update From Dave Pusateri: The $200,000 Trophy Cup if now completely Full. $25,000. To win and $5,000 just to start the Saturday finale.  This event has many things to participant in after the  Checkered flag falls and during the day. Thursday is chili dog night,  Along with razor bike racing. Friday morning is breakfast Friday night is Fiesta Night tacos and burritos along with dancing with the stars. Saturday noon Spaghetti, salad and dessert with corn hole tournament And pie cow bingo. All food is [...]

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GUARDINO SHINES AT TULARE’S FARIA MEMORIAL

GUARDINO SHINES AT TULARE’S FARIA MEMORIAL By Lance Jennings JUNE 4, 2018… After a torrid battle with Max Adams, Tristan Guardino (Fremont, California) emerged victorious at last Saturday’s “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial.” For Guardino, the $1,500 USAC West Coast Sprint Car triumph marked his fourth career triumph and his first win at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Adams, hard charger “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr., point leader Austin Liggett, and Jace Vander Weerd followed Tristan to the checkered flags. Starting on [...]

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Kyle Hirst scores KWS-NARC victory at Faria Memorial

(06/02/18 Tulare, CA – Jim Allen) …  Championship points leader Kyle Hirst turned in a dominate sprint car performance and led all 30-laps of Saturday’s King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Racing Series  Chris & Brian Faria Memorial at the Thunderbowl Raceway. It was a team effort for Hirst, car owner Dennis Roth, and the rest of their Roth Enterprises H&R Livestock Transport crew.  Immediately after earning their fourth ARP Fast Qualifier Award of the season, the team was forced to make [...]

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINTS CLASH AT TULARE’S “FARIA MEMORIAL”

USAC WEST COAST SPRINTS CLASH AT TULARE’S “FARIA MEMORIAL” By Lance Jennings MAY 29, 2018… This Saturday, June 2nd, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will make their fourth and final appearance of the year at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Promoted by Steve Faria, the “25th Annual Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” will also feature the King of the West–NARC Sprint Cars and the Western RaceSaver Sprint Cars. The front gates will open at 4:00pm, time trials at 6:00pm, [...]

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KWS-NARC SPRINT CARS RETURN TO TULARE FOR FARIA MEMORIAL

KWS-NARC SPRINT CARS RETURN TO TULARE FOR FARIA MEMORIAL By Jim Allen (5/29/18) Sacramento, CA … The 950-horsepower open wheel sprint cars of the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Racing Series will make their final appearance of the season at the Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday, June 2nd for the 17th Annual Brian & Chris Faria Memorial. This marks the sixth stop on the ultra-competitive 16-race series that will ultimately crown the King of the West champion.  To date, four different drivers have made appearance in victory lane, led by [...]

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