Race number one in the famous California Sprint Car Civil War Series was last Saturday, April 9th at the Petaluma Speedway. This series features limited “360” sprint cars racing at several tracks in Northern California. In Petaluma with 37 entries, they had 4 heat races, a “B” Feature and an “A” Feature event.
The Heat winners were: Nick Green from San Jose, Cody Lamar from Rio Linda, Jeff Griffin from St. Helena, and Billy Butler from Sacramento. The “B” Feature winner was Shawn Wright of Lodi. The 30 lap “A” feature winner was five-time Civil War Series Champion Andy Forsberg of Auburn, CA. Andy also won the Pit Stop USA fast time award with a lap of 13.005 seconds at Petaluma Speedway. He was driving the Friends and Family Racing #x1 car owned by Steve Tuccelli and Alan Bradway.
Here are the series standings after the first race:
1) Andy Forsberg of Auburn
2) Geoff Ensign of Sebastopol
3) Sean Becker of Antelope
3) Alissa Geving of Penngrove
5) Mason Moore of Princeton
5) Steven Tiner of Visalia
For more information on the California Sprint Car Civil War Series go to their website: www.civilwarsprints.com.
Our thanks to Steve LaMothe from Steve’s Racing Photos for the generous use of his photos.