Peter Murphy Classic Tickets On Sale Monday

Thunderbowl Raceway Peter Murphy Classic tickets on sale this coming Monday By Gary Thomas Tulare, CA – April 26, 2018…One of the biggest events of the year at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway is fast approaching and with that in mind tickets will be on sale this coming Monday for the fifth annual Peter Murphy Classic. The immensely anticipated two-night event on Friday and Saturday May 18 and 19 is always a must-see showcase organized by retired sprint car driver Peter Murphy. Murphy [...]

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Bud Kaeding Wins First Career Civil War Series Pres. by Flowmaster Feature During Series’ First Visit to Thunderbowl Raceway

(PETERSEN MEDIA- Tulare, CA, )- In what was the Civil War Series pres. by Flomaster’s first ever visit to Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA it was only fitting to have a first time winner with the series and on Saturday night Bud Kaeding recorded his first ever series win as he would also win the King of the West feature on this night as well.   Shane Golobic and Cole Macedo would lead the field to green, but Kaeding would snooker them [...]

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Kaeding claims photo finish victory over Hirst in KWS-NARC action at Tulare

(04/21/18, Tulare, CA – Jim Allen) … Defending King of the West-NARC champion Bud Kaeding nipped Kyle Hirst at the checkered in an exciting photo-finish to narrowly escape with Saturday’s 30-lap Fujitsu Sprint Car Series feature event at Thunderbowl Raceway. It marked a clean sweep for Kaeding and the Morrie Williams Motorsports, Alviso Rock-Kaeding Performance Center-sponsored Maxim, as they also captured the 30-lap Civil War 360 main event. Kaeding and Hirst battled wheel-to-wheel in the Sunnyvalley Bacon Trophy dash and that [...]

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Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster Set for First Ever Visit to Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA Saturday Night

(PETERSEN MEDIA- Aptos, CA, )- One of the most exciting tracks in California will get a visit from the storied Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster on Saturday night as the long running series will make it’s first ever appearance at the high banked 1/3 mile oval in Tulare, CA alongside the King of the West-NARC 410 series. Saturday night’s inaugural visit to the central valley’s speed plant will mark the first of two visits by the series in 2018 with [...]

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King of the West-NARC Winged 410’s and Civil War Winged 360’s Invade Tulare Saturday

(4/17/18) Sacramento, CA … The high-powered 950-horsepower open wheel sprint cars of the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Racing Series are headed for an important championship doubleheader points race weekend.  On Friday, April 20th, the club will do battle on the one-quarter mile Ocean Speedway in Watsonville.  The following night, Saturday, April 21st, the King of the West-NARC series will invade the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare for the Spring Nationals. Leading California’s best sprint car drivers to both tracks will be Elk Grove’s Shane Golobic, [...]

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USAC Western States Midgets Invade Tulare Thunderbowl this Saturday

USAC WESTERN STATES MIDGETS EYE TULARE RETURN By Lance Jennings APRIL 11, 2018… After a couple of rainouts, the Light Up The World USAC Western States Midget Series presented by CBD Living Water will head to Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Promoted by Steve Faria, the Saturday, April 14th, season opener will also feature the AMSOIL USAC/CRA 410 Sprint Cars and the Western RaceSaver Sprint Cars. The spectator gates will open at 4:00pm, time trials at 5:00pm, and racing will [...]

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Wingless 410 Sprints of the USAC/CRA Series Return To Thunderbowl Raceway Saturday

USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS THUNDER AT TULARE SATURDAY By Lance Jennings APRIL 11, 2018… After a break in the schedule, the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars are back in action this Saturday, April 14th, at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Promoted by Steve Faria, the second point race will also feature the Light Up The World USAC Western States Midgets presented by CBD Living Water and the Western RaceSaver Sprint Cars. The spectator gates will open at 4:00pm, time trials at 5:00pm, [...]

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Tonight’s races canceled for weather

Tonight’s World of Outlaws and USAC West Coast Sprint Car event at Thunderbowl Raceway has been cancelled due to the impending storm this evening. We are back in action on Saturday April 14 with USAC/CRA. 

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Reutzel Earns First Outlaw Win in Thunderbowl Thriller

Reutzel Earns First Outlaw Win in Thunderbowl Thriller TULARE, CA – March 9, 2018 – Texas native Aaron Reutzel scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory in thrilling fashion after exchanging multiple slide jobs with local driver Cory Eliason. A lap 20 yellow for then race leader Sheldon Haudenschild bunched the field together and Reutzel began picking off the leaders in exciting fashion. Eliason settled for second with Donny Schatz completing the podium.  Eliason, aboard the [...]

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