TULARE & SANTA MARIA SET TO HOST NARC-KING OF THE WEST DOUBLEHEADER (7/19/21) Sacramento, CA … This weekend brings the second doubleheader of the 2021 NARC King of the West Fujitsu Sprint Car campaign with the “Chris and Brian Faria Memorial” at Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway kicking off two nights of racing on Friday, July 23rd. The following night, July 24th, showcases the “Winged Madness” night at Nipomo’s Santa Maria Raceway, in an event that will feature a Wheelie Contest. Friday’s event in Tulare honors the two brothers [...]
Thunderbowl Raceway announces Faria Memorial schedule update Tulare, CA…After consulting with several race teams Thunderbowl Raceway has announced that the “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” has been moved to Friday July 23rd and will feature a slight update to the night’s lineup of divisions. The Faria Memorial date change comes about to improve participation from local teams, as well as help the King of the West-NARC Series event at Santa Maria Speedway the following night. The new lineup on Friday July 23rd [...]
Peter Murphy gives thanks for support of the 2021 Peter Murphy Classic By Gary Thomas Hanford, CA…Coming off a successful running of the “Peter Murphy Classic” event organizer Peter Murphy wanted to express his gratitude for everyone that supported the event this past weekend. “We are always striving for a great night of racing and I learn every night that there’s continually things to improve upon, but I felt the weekend went well and just want everyone to know how appreciative I [...]
(5/10/21) Sacramento, CA … Following a nearly two-month break since the season opener, the NARC King of the West Fujitsu 410 Sprint Cars travel to Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway this Saturday May 15th for the Seventh Annual Peter Murphy Classic. The event is Peter Murphy’s way of giving back to those who supported him following his career-ending accident in 2013. The former competitor out of Australia was a versatile and potent driver in his time, frequently visiting victory lanes along the west coast. [...]
Heads up to Western RaceSaver 305 teams! You are being added to the Peter Murphy Classic on Saturday May 15 in Tulare!! Three divisions will now be part of the program to finish off the Murphy. In action will include the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series, the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars and the Western RaceSaver 305s.
Eighteen-time NASCAR Cup Series winner and long-time World of Outlaws team owner Kasey Kahne will be running the Peter Murphy Classic at Thunderbowl Raceway! Kahne is set to pilot a Roth Motorsports entry with both the King of the West-NARC 410 Sprint Car Series and the Kings of Thunder 360s on Saturday May 15th. Should be a great event as always!
Thunderbowl Raceway this Friday and Saturday is Rounds one and two for the Kings of Thunder Dalton’s Down Under Tour! Opening night will offer $2,000-to-win/ $250-to-start, while Saturday’s finale dishes out $3,000-to-win/ $350-to-start. The two-night event marks the initial races at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare since the 2019 running of the Trophy Cup. Friday night’s opener features the return of the USAC/CRA Wingless 410 Sprint Cars along with the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars and the Van De [...]
Thunderbowl Raceway fires-off season with two nights of racing this weekend By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – March 23, 2021…The Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC Thunderbowl Raceway is ready to get the 2021 season underway, albeit a slight bit different this year with the USAC/CRA Wingless 410 Sprint Cars, the Kings of Thunder Winged 360s and more invading the track this weekend. The two-night event marks the initial races at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare since the 2019 running of the Trophy Cup. Friday [...]
A couple tidbits for Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway this weekend. The Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Car portion will be Rounds one and two of the Dalton’s Down Under “Kings of Thunder Lord of the Rings Tour.” This Friday and Saturday will also mark the initial two points paying races of the season for the Kings of Thunder 360s, after running a few non-point shows thus far. More on the Dalton’s Down Under Tour: Keller Auto Speedway Promoter Peter Murphy fashioned the [...]
The Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars return to action with two nights of racing at Thunderbowl Raceway this weekend! Also competing on Friday night will be the USAC/CRA Wingless 410 Sprinters and the Van De Pol Western RaceSaver Sprints. Saturday’s finale will then see the RaceSaver Sprints, IMCA Stock Cars and Wingless 410 Sprint Cars competing alongside KoT. Pit passes will be sold for $40 each night at both the traditional pit gate and the usual box office [...]