TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATS...
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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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A GOOD FRIDAY FOR COREY DAY WITH FIRST CAREER OCEA

A GOOD FRIDAY FOR COREY DAY WITH FIRST CAREER OCEA...

4/16/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (April 16, 2022) – 16-year-old Corey Day of Clovis enjoyed a Good Friday in Watsonville, taking his first career Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo victory at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds dirt track. Day earned fast-time, then charged past former track champions Shane Golobic of Fremont and Aromas’ Justin Sanders for the breakthrough performance. “There’s definitely some luck involved with Justin’s wing falling down and then Shane made that mistake in two and gave...more
Chase Johnson tops a thrilling Ocean Sprints featu

Chase Johnson tops a thrilling Ocean Sprints featu...

4/9/2022
Chase Johnson, Markus Frazier, Terry Campion, Ryan McClelland and Riy Iler claim Ocean Speedway wins By Gary Thomas Watsonville, CA…Penngrove’s Chase Johnson made a late move in traffic to get by Blake Carrick and score victory in a thrilling Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo feature on Friday. Sharing victory lane with Johnson were Markus Frazier with the IMCA Sport Mods, Terry Campion in the Hobby Stocks, Ryan McClelland with the Four Bangers and Roy Iler in the Police In Pursuit...more
CARRICK GOES TWO-IN-A-ROW WITH OCEAN SPRINTS IN WA

CARRICK GOES TWO-IN-A-ROW WITH OCEAN SPRINTS IN WA...

4/2/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (April 2, 2022) – Tanner Carrick of Lincoln won his second consecutive Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo feature of 2022 on Friday night in Watsonville, leading the final 27-laps for the victory. Carrick’s win was part of a five-division show at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds dirt track. Carrick led time trials with an 11.656 second lap, then lined up on the outside pole for the feature alongside dash winner 16-year-old Max Mittry of Redding. Carrick drove past...more
CARRICK TOPS SANDERS IN THRILLING OPENER FOR 2022

CARRICK TOPS SANDERS IN THRILLING OPENER FOR 2022...

3/26/2022
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (March 26, 2022) – Lincoln’s Tanner Carrick scored his first Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo feature in a thrilling display, outmatching multi-time series champion Justin Sanders of Aromas in the 30-lap season opener on Friday night in Watsonville. “I was working pretty hard for that one,” Carrick said. “I’ve been so close to winning here. I’ve just always blown the race towards the end leading and it’s always been to Sanders. It feels good to run a clean, good race...more
Bobby Hogge dominates Ocean Speedway IMCA Dirt Mod

Bobby Hogge dominates Ocean Speedway IMCA Dirt Mod...

3/12/2022
Bobby Hogge IV, Fred Ryland, Joe Gallaher, Kenny Stragalinos and Hunter Gather earn opening night wins at Ocean Speedway Watsonville, CA…The Ocean Speedway in Watsonville opened its 63rd season of competition on Friday night with an eclectic five-division program. Multi-time track champion Bobby Hogge IV came out on top of the evening capper by racing to a dominating victory with the IMCA Dirt Modifieds. The Salinas veteran started from the pole and quickly shot out to a commanding lead. Hogge...more
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THREE SWEEPS AT THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT LED BY BOBBY H

THREE SWEEPS AT THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT LED BY BOBBY H...

9/26/2021
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 26, 2021) – The 2021 11th annual Pettit Shootout concluded with a trio of drivers sweeping their divisions at Ocean Speedway, with Salinas’ Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas taking top honors in the $3006-to-win, 53-lap finale for the IMCA Modifieds. Hogge’s dominating performance was joined by Frazier Park’s Cale Kanke in the IMCA Sport Modifieds and Watsonville’s Billy Nelson in Hobby Stocks as the weekend sweepers at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds dirt track. “You...more
BOBBY HOGGE TAKES $1003 FRIDAY NIGHT VICTORY AT TH

BOBBY HOGGE TAKES $1003 FRIDAY NIGHT VICTORY AT TH...

9/25/2021
WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (September 25, 2021) – 2020 Pettit Shootout champion Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas started off the 2021 edition with a bang, taking the $1003-to-win Friday night victory at the eleventh running of the IMCA Modified classic at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville. Hogge’s win in the 33-lapper was one of three winners on the night with over 100 cars competing. Side-by-side battling at the start of the feature ended with Prunedale’s Tim Balding leading lap one. Fast-time qualifier Paul...more
2021 Pettit Shootout Details

2021 Pettit Shootout Details

9/16/2021
11th Annual Pettit Shootout IMCA Modified, IMCA Sport Mods and Hobby Stock Race Weekend Thursday, Friday & Saturday September 23, 24 & 25 - 2021 We will start 22 Modifieds, Sport Mods & Hobby Stocks each night for the 11th Annual Pettit Shootout A-Main Events (if less than 24 cars check in, all cars will be in the A-Main event). More than 22 cars we will have a B-Main events to determine additional starting spots. SOUND is STRICTLY ENFORCED!! Cars must be 90 dba at 100 feet NO IMCA Cone...more

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