TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATS...
TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT...
SHAWN JONES WINS OPENING NIGHT OF REGIONAL DWARF C...
TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATS...

TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATS...

9/25/2022 -
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 25, 2022) – Bakersfield’s Troy Morris III completed the sweep of the 12th annual Pat and Jim Pettit Shootout at Ocean S
TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT...

TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT...

9/24/2022 -
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 24, 2022) – The opening night of the Pat and Jim Pettit Memorial Shootout at Ocean Speedway saw a young winner earn one
SHAWN JONES WINS OPENING NIGHT OF REGIONAL DWARF C...

SHAWN JONES WINS OPENING NIGHT OF REGIONAL DWARF C...

8/27/2022 -
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 26, 2022) – San Jose’s Shawn Jones topped a strong field of competitors for the Friday Pro Division win during the Western

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TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

9/25/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 25, 2022) – Bakersfield’s Troy Morris III completed the sweep of the 12th annual Pat and Jim Pettit Shootout at Ocean Speedway with a dominating performance on Saturday night, driving to a half-track advantage to claim the $3006 prize after...more
TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATSONVILLE

9/24/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 24, 2022) – The opening night of the Pat and Jim Pettit Memorial Shootout at Ocean Speedway saw a young winner earn one of their career-best performances, with Bakersfield’s Troy Morris III holding off future Hall of Famer Bobby Hogge IV of...more
SHAWN JONES WINS OPENING NIGHT OF REGIONAL DWARF CARS AT OCEAN SP

SHAWN JONES WINS OPENING NIGHT OF REGIONAL DWARF CARS AT OCEAN SP...

8/27/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 26, 2022) – San Jose’s Shawn Jones topped a strong field of competitors for the Friday Pro Division win during the Western States Dwarf Car Association South Bay Regional at Ocean Speedway. The victory is Jones’ fourth of the year in the 1000cc...more
Dominic Scelzi adds Johnny Key Classic to resume

Dominic Scelzi adds Johnny Key Classic to resume

8/21/2022
Dominic Scelzi adds the Johnny Key Classic to growing resume on Saturday night By Gary Thomas Watsonville, CA…Dominic Scelzi has been racking up the wins over the last few seasons and on Saturday night he added another one with historical significance, by claiming the SCCT...more

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Ocean Sprints Round #14 Highlights Friday’s Last R

Ocean Sprints Round #14 Highlights Friday’s Last R...

8/21/2019
Watsonville, CA – The Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo have just two races left in their season including this Friday, August 23rd and Championship Night on October 4th.  After Friday’s race, the track will be dark until September 20th when a champion in the Police in Pursuit division will be crowned.  Last week at the Johnny Key Classic, Aromas’ Justin Sanders was unstoppable.  He led every lap on his way to his second career victory in the 50-lap affair.  Colby Copeland of Roseville and St....more
Ocean Speedway Returns to Action After Month-Long

Ocean Speedway Returns to Action After Month-Long...

9/18/2019
Watsonville, CA – For the first time in nearly a month, Ocean Speedway comes back to life this Friday.  Friday night’s event will feature the final 2019 appearance for the Police in Pursuit for Special Olympics and Western Midget divisions.  The IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, and Hobby Stocks will also be on the card.  The Police in Pursuit division have had five different winners in seven races this season.  Back on August 9th, Dan Anderson of the Task Force picked up his second win of the...more
Go Time: 2020 Ocean Speedway Season Kicks Off This

Go Time: 2020 Ocean Speedway Season Kicks Off This...

3/9/2020
Watsonville, CA – The 61st season of auto racing at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville gets underway this Friday, March 13th, with a five-division offering. Headlining the program will be the Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo, which is coming into its 14th year of action since being added to the weekly program in 2007. Last season saw one of if not the closest points battles in Ocean Sprints history come down to the final race of the season. Morgan Hill’s JJ Ringo won the...more
Friday July 10 results and recap

Friday July 10 results and recap

7/13/2020
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (July 10, 2020) – Roseville’s Sean Becker stormed from the sixth starting position earn his first 360 Sprint Car win at Ocean Speedway, topping a 37 car turnout for the win aboard the VanLare #5V. Becker fended off a late race challenge from two-time track champion Shane Golobic of Fremont for the win. Becker’s victory was part of a seven-division event that attracted 113 entries to the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. 24 cars started the 30-lap Ocean Sprints presented by...more
SANDERS DOMINATES FOR OCEAN SPRINTS HALL OF FAME N

SANDERS DOMINATES FOR OCEAN SPRINTS HALL OF FAME N...

8/7/2021
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 7, 2021) – With the backdrop of Hall of Fame night at Ocean Speedway, Justin Sanders put on a master class on the way to his eighth Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo victory of the 2021 season. The dominating performance was one part of a six-division program at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds dirt oval. 2021 West Coast Stock Car / Motorsports Hall of Famers with Ocean Speedway ties Howard Kaeding, Jim Pettit II, and Dave Byrd were honored during opening...more
JUSTIN SANDERS FEELING FINE WITH WIN NUMBER NINE I

JUSTIN SANDERS FEELING FINE WITH WIN NUMBER NINE I...

8/14/2021
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (August 14, 2021) – Nine is the number of completeness, and Justin Sanders of Aromas has moved closer to completing his goal of a 2021 Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo championship with his ninth victory on Friday night. Sanders drove ahead over the final five laps of the feature, capping a five-division program at the Ocean Speedway at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville. Championship weekend for the Sprint Cars sees points races on Friday and Saturday...more
SCCT makes Ocean Speedway debut at Johnny Key Clas

SCCT makes Ocean Speedway debut at Johnny Key Clas...

8/17/2021
Ocean Speedway debut on tap for Sprint Car Challenge Tour at 61st Johnny Key Classic Saturday By Gary Thomas Watsonville, CA…For the first time in its brief history the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is geared up to collide with the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo at this Saturday’s 61st “Johnny Key Classic.” Not only is it the Ocean Speedway debut for the Sprint Car Challenge Tour, but it also marks the start of just four races to go before a...more
A look at the past winners list of the Johnny Key

A look at the past winners list of the Johnny Key...

8/18/2021
Former Johnny Key Classic winners going into the 61st running this Saturday night at Ocean Speedway: 1954 Danny Graves 1955 Al Pombo 1956 Clyde Palmer 1957 Ray Raineri 1958 Rick Henderson 1959 George Benson 1960 Marshall Sargent 1961 Clyde Palmer 1962 Clyde Palmer(3) 1963 Marshall Sargent 1964 George Snider 1965 Burt Foland 1966 Burt Foland(2) 1967 Bill Scott 1968 Howard Kaeding 1969 Bill Scott(2) 1970 Don Epperson 1971 Everett Edlund 1972 Nick Rescino 1973 Howard Kaeding 1974 Nick...more
Friday August 20, 2021 Event Schedule

Friday August 20, 2021 Event Schedule

8/19/2021
FRIYAY!!! it's race day... Key Race Kick-off race, a preview of what is in store for Saturday Nights race on Friday. So pack up the family, find a friend, ask the neighbor or bring a stranger for a great night of racing under the lights at the dirt track by the Ocean. #oceanspeedway #dirttrackbytheocean #fridaynightlights #360sprintcars #hobbystocks #southbaydwarfcars #familyfun

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