TROY MORRIS III SWEEPS THE PETTIT SHOOTOUT IN WATS...
TROY MORRIS III GRABS NIGHT ONE OF PETTIT SHOOTOUT...
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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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Dominic Scelzi Wins Thrilling Ocean Sprints Featur

Dominic Scelzi Wins Thrilling Ocean Sprints Featur...

7/15/2019
Watsonville, CA – Fresno’s Dominic Scelzi won his first Ocean Sprint feature of the season in exciting fashion as the likes of Lemoore’s Cole Macedo and Campbell’s Bud Kaeding tried their best. Stockton’s Brad Furr led down the back straight on the first lap, but Scelzi powered by on the inside. Macedo followed Scelzi by Furr shortly after to take second. A caution on lap four for Fremont rookie William Camara brought everybody back together for a restart. Scelzi pulled away but quickly...more
Howard Kaeding Classic Weekend On Tap at Ocean Spe

Howard Kaeding Classic Weekend On Tap at Ocean Spe...

7/19/2019
Watsonville, CA – The ninth edition of the Howard Kaeding Classic will take place at Ocean Speedway this weekend. The two day show will feature the Civil War vs. Ocean Sprints on Friday with the King of the West Sprint Car Series taking center stage on Saturday. Last year, Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson grabbed the Friday night 360 victory and Roseville’s Colby Copeland picked up the big win on Saturday with KWS. Fresno’s Dominic Scelzi could be argued as a shoe-in for a victory this...more
Bud Kaeding, Shane Golobic Among Big Winners at th

Bud Kaeding, Shane Golobic Among Big Winners at th...

7/23/2019
Watsonville, CA – The two day Howard Kaeding Classic had its ninth edition this past weekend with Campbell’s Bud Kaeding and Fremont’s Shane Golobic going to victory lane. On Friday, 36 Civil War vs. Ocean Sprints signed on for duty, with Golobic picking up the win. Shane Golobic led early, but the race was marred by two early flips from Roseville’s Trent Canales and Riverdale’s Grant Duinkerken. Thankfully, both drivers were OK. Golobic and Bud Kaeding would trade the lead a couple times...more
Ocean Sprints Round #11 On the Docket Friday Night

Ocean Sprints Round #11 On the Docket Friday Night

7/24/2019
Watsonville, CA – With the 9th Annual Howard Kaeding Classic now in the books, the Ocean Sprints move on to another round of weekly competition.  Last week, Fremont’s Shane Golobic picked up the Friday night 360 win after a great race with Penngrove’s Chase Johnson and Campbell’s Bud Kaeding.  Kaeding finished second and extended his lead in the point standings in doing so.  Roseville’s Colby Copeland, Fresno’s Koen Shaw, and Lemoore’s Cole Macedo completed the top five.  With five races left...more
Bud Kaeding Captures Another Ocean Sprints Win, Jo

Bud Kaeding Captures Another Ocean Sprints Win, Jo...

7/30/2019
Watsonville, CA – Bud Kaeding of Campbell won his fourth Ocean Sprints main event of the season, but it certainly did not come easy.  After an incident on the first lap involving Salinas’ Jeremy Chisum and Coalinga’s Tucker Worth necessitated a complete restart, Kaeding showed the way jumping out to the early lead from the outside pole ahead of Dash winner Koen Shaw of Fresno.  Shaw and Justin Sanders of Aromas battled for second while Kaeding pulled away to a slight advantage.  The field was...more
Ocean Sprints Roar Back to Life This Friday at Rou

Ocean Sprints Roar Back to Life This Friday at Rou...

8/8/2019
Watsonville, CA – With a week off, the Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo are back in action for the twelfth night racing this Friday.  Back on July 26th, Campbell’s Bud Kaeding won his fourth Ocean Sprints feature of the 2019 season over Stockton’s Brad Furr, who had his best run of the year.  Fresno’s Koen Shaw picked up another top five with a third place run.  Joel Myers Jr. of Sebastopol and Salinas’ Jason Chisum completed the top five.  For Chisum, this was his third top five in the last...more
Justin Sanders Grabs Third Ocean Sprints Win of 20

Justin Sanders Grabs Third Ocean Sprints Win of 20...

8/11/2019
Watsonville, CA – Justin Sanders of Aromas won his third Ocean Sprints main event of the season, but it may not have been had the front wing on Koen Shaw’s car not collapsed. Shaw started on the outside pole and got the jump on Dash winner, Kurt Nelson of Gilroy. The first two cautions of the event came out back-to-back on laps six and seven when Salinas’ Keith Day Jr. lost his front wing and Morgan Hill’s JJ Ringo had his left sideboard come off. Shaw was able to maintain the lead on the...more
59th Annual Johnny Key Classic Set for Saturday Ni

59th Annual Johnny Key Classic Set for Saturday Ni...

8/14/2019
Watsonville, CA – The 59th running of the Johnny Key Classic will take place this Saturday at Ocean Speedway. The race featuring the Civil War vs. Ocean Sprints will have a $5,000 payday for the winner. At last year’s event, Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson took the checkered flag in the 50-lap affair after an exciting race with Visalia’s Cory Eliason. Aromas’ Justin Sanders and Campbell’s Bud Kaeding finished first and second at last week’s weekly show and will both be on the hunt for their...more
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
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

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