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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GOLOBIC STEALS PETER MURPHY CLASSIC AT TULARE

(5/19/18, Tulare, CA – Jim Allen) …  Shane Golobic pulled off a dramatic late race pass of Kyle Hirst and Bud Kaeding to steal Saturday’s 30-lap Peter Murphy Classic in King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series action at the Thunderbowl Raceway. Golobic, who started 12th in the grid aboard the Tarlton Motorsports Tachi-Palace KPC, methodically maneuvered his way through the field into third place on a “rubber-down” dirt track with only four laps remaining.  However, it was a caution flag on [...]

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Gio Scelzi races to first Sprint Car Challenge Tour win on night one of the Peter Murphy Classic

Giovanni Scelzi races to first Sprint Car Challenge Tour win on night one of the Peter Murphy Classic Tulare, CA – May 18, 2018…Fresno’s Giovanni Scelzi opened the fifth annual Peter Murphy Classic by snagging his first career Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards triumph on Friday night at the Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway. Scelzi had come close to a Sprint Car Challenge Tour victory in Stockton on April 14, only to have older brother Dominic [...]

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINTS EYE TULARE’S “5TH ANNUAL PETER MURPHY CLASSIC

USAC WEST COAST SPRINTS EYE TULARE’S “5TH ANNUAL PETER MURPHY CLASSIC”  By Lance Jennings MAY 15, 2018… After battling at Hanford, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars are back for two nights of action at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. The “5th Annual Peter Murphy Classic” opens this Friday, May 18th, and will also feature the winged 360 Sprint Car Challenge Tour and Legends of Kearney Bowl Vintage Cars. The Legends of Kearney Bowl Vintage Cars return on Saturday’s card [...]

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PETER MURPHY CLASSIC ON TAP FOR KING OF THE WEST-NARC SPRINT CARS

(5/15/18) Sacramento, CA … The highly anticipated Peter Murphy Classic at the Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway will take place this Friday and Saturday, May 18-19 with an exciting open wheel extravaganza of sprint car racing. The weekend kicks off with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour (SCCT) and West Coast Sprint Car non-wing Series.  The WCS sprint cars will return on Saturday for the headline act that will feature the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Racing Series in a full-slate of championship points racing action. This marks the fifth [...]

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Sprint Car Challenge Tour kicks-off Peter Murphy Classic weekend this Friday May 18

Sprint Car Challenge Tour set to open Peter Murphy Classic weekend this Friday at Thunderbowl Raceway By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – May 15, 2018…The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is amped up to head for Central California and kick-off the much-anticipated Peter Murphy Classic this Friday May 18 at Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway. The Peter Murphy Classic has become one of the biggest weekends of competition all season long in California. The Sprint Car Challenge [...]

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