ARCA Menards Series West, televised nationally
Roseville, California – The 23rd annual NAPA AutoCare 150 sees the nationally televised ARCA Menards West series roar through Roseville’s All the American Speedway Saturday, October 9.
One of Placer County’s biggest one-day sporting events features drivers from across the country fighting for a $ 100,000 purse. The six local NASCAR Weekly Series Championships will also be on the line with over 300 laps of stock car action in play.
General admission tickets are available online at www.AllAmericanSpeedway.com Adult tickets cost $ 35 while children ages 6 to 12 cost $ 25. Children five and under are free.
VIP hospitality tickets are also available, which includes an excellent catered dinner, freebies, a meet and greet with the drivers, a dedicated grandstand seating area, and a VIP tour of the pit area. Grandstands open at 4:00 p.m. with main events from the weekly series starting at 4:15 p.m. Pre-race ceremonies for the NAPA AutoCare 150 begin at 6 p.m. The NASCAR Berco Redwood Late Models 50-lap season finale will take place after the checkered flag for the West Series.
Help support the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation
Racing fans can enjoy the Midway Vendor, Driver’s Autograph Session, Fireworks, Live Music, Classic Car Show and much more! Each ticket sold raises money for the Breast Cancer Foundation Placer, with more than $ 250,000 raised since the inception of the event.
The ARCA Menards Series West heads to Roseville for their penultimate race of the championship. The series uses 625bhp production cars that have competed at All American Speedway since 1977, including the 23rd appearance on Saturday. Bill McAnally Racing leads all teams with nine home wins.
BMR is also leading the 2021 battle with 16-year-old Jesse Love of Menlo Park, Calif., Leading the NAPA AUTO PARTS No. 16 Toyota Camry standings with two wins. Love has battled the series’ best rookie, Jake Drew, throughout the season. 2020 All American Speedway Late Model track champion Cole Moore of Granite Bay, Calif., Places third in his rookie season, followed by 2019 Madera Jr. Late Model champion and Paul Pedroncelli, Jr. Jolynn “JoJo” Wilkinson of Napa will be traveling from Hueytown, Ala. compete in the 150 round event as one of the many women in action. Japanese driver Takuma Koga is also expected.
John Moore of Granite Bay aims to close the NASCAR Berco Redwood Late Model Championship in a 50-lap race. Moore leads Thomas Martin of Auburn, Aidan Daniels of Fort Bragg, Michael Mitchell of Loomis and Dylan Zampa of Napa in the championship. Moore’s performances throughout the season also earned him the NASCAR State Title in California.
Eric Price of Sacramento will win the Jaws Gear & Axle Modified title by taking the green flag for a 30-lap race. 2020 champion Jason Philpot and Colfax’s Ralph Bailey round out the top three. Josh Whitfield of Roseville won nine times during the Riebes Auto Parts Super Stocks season to lead 2020 champion Andrew Peeler of Carmichael with a 25-lap race on Saturday.
NASCAR Division IV F4
The closest local battle will be in the NASCAR Division IV F4. Defending champion Ray Molina, of Roseville, has earned just one victory this year to edge his son Matthew Fuhs by just seven points at the start of their 25-lap race.
Young people will also be represented in the races on Saturday. Auburn’s Colton Nelson will avenge a 2020 Mini Cup Championship finalist effort by finishing the 2021 crown on Saturday. Bella Thomsen of El Dorado Hills won the trophy last year and will finish second this season. In Jr. Late Models, 15-year-old Kenna Mitchell of Loomis had a close battle with Lane Anderson of Fort Bragg. Mitchell’s four wins give him a seven-point lead over Anderson. The Jr. Late models use the same car specs as the adult Berco Redwood Late models, but use a restriction plate and RPM limiter chip for the safety of young competitors.
The weekly NASCAR competition includes American Racer Hard Charger bonuses of $ 100 in Modifieds, Super Stocks and F4s from American Racer Tire and $ 50 Fast Lap Cash from Competition Carburetion for late models, Modifieds, Jr. Late Models and Super Stocks.
Training and support
The action kicks off Friday with practice for the weekly NASCAR series and rides for VIPs in the Toyota Camry NAPA AUTO PARTS. Saturday practice begins at noon for the NASCAR Weekly Series, followed by final practice for the ARCA Menards Series West at 1:15 p.m.
The West Series session will also count as a qualifying session. Qualifications for the individual cars for the weekly competitors will follow before the grandstand doors open at 4 p.m. The main events of the weekly series begin at 4:15 p.m., followed by pre-race festivities for the NAPA AutoCare 150 at 6 p.m.
All American Speedway wants to thank @the grounds for their support with partners Roseville Toyota, Jaws Gear & Axle, JM Environmental, Sinister Diesel, Riebes Auto Parts, Berco Redwood, AAMCO Transmission & Total Car Care of Auburn, CA, Guaranteed Rate Affinity- James Clark and A-All Mini Stockage to make this season possible. Without the support of competitors and local community partners, these events would not take place.