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SATURDAY’S CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINT CAR RACE AT VENTURA CANCELED!
(Torrance, CA, April 7, 2017) This Saturday’s California Lightning Sprint Car Series race at the Ventura Raceway has been canceled due to the incoming inclement weather.

The Ventura Raceway released the following statement on Friday morning. “Due to the rain expected overnight and the inability to get the track and Fairgrounds dried and ready, Ventura Raceway will not be racing tomorrow, April 8th.”

Next up for the CLS will be the Bakersfield Speedway and the first USAC National Series points race on April 22nd.

The California Lightning Sprint Car Series would like to thank the following sponsors for helping make the 2017 season possible: Christian Stover Foundation, Circle Track Performance, Cold Fire West, DK Fabrication, Extreme Muffler, Fast Undercar, Hoosier Tire, Keizer Wheels, Outlaw Wings, Racing Optics, Rod End Supply, Saldana Race Products, Sander Engineering, Speedmart, Speed Partz, Super Shocks, T Shirts by Timeless, Woodland Auto Display.

If you or your company would like to become part of the series for the 2017 season, please call Bobby Michnowicz at: (310) 320-5569.

To keep up with the CLS on line, please visit the web site at: http://racecls.com/

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California Lightning Sprints Championship Point Standings
1. Jarrett Kramer – Spring Valley – 415
2. Cody Nigh – Camarillo – 386
3. Brent Sexton – Lakeside – 350
4. Aiden Lange – Lakewood – 339
5. Jeff Dyer - Victorville - 316
6. Wyatt Downing – Lakewood – 285
7. Eric Greco – Palmdale - 276
8. Ken Coulston – Bermuda Dunes - 255
9. Dan Hillberg – Placentia - 248
10. Bobby Michnowicz – Lomita - 246

2017 California Lightning Sprint Car Series Schedule
March 11: Imperial Valley Raceway – California Midwinter Fair – Jarrett Kramer
March 12: Imperial Valley Raceway – California Midwinter Fair – Bobby Michnowicz
March 25: Bakersfield Speedway – Civil War with BCRA – Jarrett Kramer
April 8: Ventura Raceway – USAC National – Canceled Due to Weather
April 22: Bakersfield Speedway – USAC National
May 5: Silver Dollar Speedway – Civil War w/BCRA
May 6: Placerville Speedway – Civil War w/BCRA
May 27: Perris Auto Speedway – Salute to Indy - USAC National
June 3: Ventura Raceway – USAC National
June 17: Bakersfield Speedway – USAC National
June 24: Santa Maria Raceway – USAC National
July 8: Ventura Raceway – USAC National
August 2: Ventura Raceway – Fair Race - USAC National
August 26: Perris Auto Speedway – Hall of Fame Race– USAC National
September 2: Ventura Raceway – USAC National
September 23: Bakersfield Speedway – USAC National
October 7: Ventura Raceway – Civil War w/BCRA
October 28: Ventura Raceway – USAC National
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**=Proposed Date.
This schedule is subject to change.

PAST CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONS
1994 Tony Everhart, 1995 Gary Sexton, 1996 Rob Sczymczak, 1997 Jon Rahe, 1998 Chris Rahe, 1999 Brent Sexton, 2000 Greg Bragg, 2001 Greg Bragg, 2002 Greg Bragg, 2003 David Cardey, 2004 Keith Janca, 2005 Johnny Bates, 2006 Donny Gansen, 2007 Shane Rossen, 2008 Brent Sexton, 2009 Stuart Hielschier Sr., 2010 Jarrett Kramer, 2011 Tim Brown, 2012 Bobby Michnowicz, 2013 Stephen Limon, 2014 Bobby Michnowicz, 2015 Bobby Michnowicz, 2016 Bobby Michnowicz.

This press release was produced by Scott Daloisio Sports (909) 226-7768