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Victorville Speedway

Wheel 2 Wheel Raceway
San Bernardino County Fairgrounds
14800 Seventh Street - Victorville, California

2008 Victorville Schedule

January 20 - 4PM New Years Classic
February 10 - 2PM Victorville (w/Billy Hamill) vs. Industry - Champions Cup
February 24 - 4PM Winter Shoot Out *Including Billy Hamill*
March 3 - 4PM HIGH DESERT PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP
March 17 - 6PM BATTERY MART ST. PADDY'S DAY SPEEDFEST
March 31 - 6PM VICTORVILLE HARLEY-DAVIDSON NIGHT
April 14 - 6PM VALLEY-HI TOYOTA/SCION SPRING CLASSIC
April 21 - 6PM GOODSPEED RACING FUEL KING OF THE DESERT CHAMPIONSHIP
May 26 - 6PM ELIMINAPOLIS 500 ($500 Last Man Out!)
July 4 - 6PM FIRECRACKER DERBY plus 4th of July Fireworks
July 21 - 6PM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NIGHT & SCHLAMAN'S PIT CREW CHALLENGE
August 4 - 6PM HARLEY NIGHT
August 18 - 6PM ADVANCED PERFORMANCE MUFFLER 2007 TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP
September 1 - 6PM GOODSPEED PAIRS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP
October 20 - 6PM MAJOR SPEEDWAY LEAGUE - VICTORVILLE VIKINGS VS. INDUSTRY ACES
November 3 - 3PM MAJOR SPEEDWAY LEAGUE SEMI FINALS - VICTORVILLE VIKINGS VS. PERRIS EAGLES
November 17 - 3PM MAJOR SPEEDWAY LEAGUE FINALS - VICTORVILLE VIKINGS VS. INDUSTRY ACES

Saturday Nights!
Night Race Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
Day Race Start Time: 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: Adults: $10.00, Kids: $5.00
Promoter: John Aden
Phone:(760) 247-3987
e-mail: wheel2wheelracing@yahoo.com
Speedway Promoter: Steve Evans
Phone:(310) 309-9418
e-mail: dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net
Rider sign up: Ryan Evans - (626) 643-7598 or Sideways31@aol.com

Josh Larsen Dukie Ermolenko Jeff Blaydes
L-R #2 Josh Larson - #15 Dukie Ermolenko - #173 Jeff Blaydes

2007 VICTORVILLE SEASON AWARDS BBQ - DECEMBER 8

Having just caught my breath from Saturday's thrilling finale, I wanted to officially put word out on our end of season awards Bar-B-Q.
It is being held in Apple Valley (9711 Flora Vista Ave) at 4 p.m. December 8th. We will be honoring our points champions in all Divisions, as well as enjoying some good ol speedway holiday merriment.
Tickets are $20 per person as we are catering in from a local restaurant (ribs, steaks).
So we get a head count for the food, tickets must be purchased by December 1. You can either mail a check to myself, or pay via paypal ($25 via paypal).
Address: 12411 Riverside Dr. #5, Valley Village, CA 91607
Paypal: jackpalacio@hotmail.com

2007 VICTORVILLE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP - AUGUST 18

This Saturday night Wheel2Wheel Raceway will host the 2007 Victorville Track Championships. Track points leader and current Track Champion "Fast" Eddie Castro is back to defend his title against the strongest field to take to the high-banked track since the 2004 AMA National Championship round.
Castro's competition includes 2003 National Champion Scott Brant, four-time Brighton Pairs winner Shawn "Mad Dog" McConnell, Victorville's top main event winner "Battling" Buck Blair, and sixteen year old Costa Mesa Fair Derby Champion Ricky "The Kiwi Kid" Wells. The entire First Division lineup is listed below.
In addition, track champions will be crowned in Second Division, Third Division, Youth Division, Pee Wee Division, and the Sidecars. There will be new champions in Second and Third Division as Travis Henderson and Scott York have both moved up from their respective divisions.
Wheel2Wheel Raceway is located on the San Bernardino Fairgrounds in Victorville and the racing starts at 6:00 p.m. For more information contact Steve Evans at dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net or (310) 309-9418

VICTORVILLE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP - FIRST DIVISION LINEUP
6 - Shawn McConnell
10 - Scott Brant
14 - Eddie Castro
17 - Robbie Sauer
19 - Dale Facchini
21 - Brad Sauer
30 - Tim Gomez
32 - Billy Lyons
39 - Buck Blair
55 - Travis Henderson
99 - Greg Ayers
139 - Shaun Harmatiuk
142 - Ricky Wells
241 - John Marquez
249 - John Stunkard
320 - Michael Hull

SCHLAMAN'S PIT CREW CHALLENGE - JULY 21

The July 21st date will feature a unique race, dreamed up Fred Facchini. Four riders will compete for two laps, then the starter will drop a yellow flag and all riders pull to the infield and report to their pit crews. The pit crew then will flip the edge on the rear tire and bump the bike off for the remaining two laps. Fastest pit crew will get a special trophy courtesy of Schlaman's Air Conditioning.

WEST COAST PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

We have some exciting teams confirmed so far:
Chris Kerr & Billy Hiles
Tim Gomez & Ricky Wells
Neil & Dale Facchini
Scott Brant & George Fox
Buck Blair & Michael Hull
Fast Eddie & ???

We will also run Pairs in all other Divisions if entries are 6 or above. Please note that we are advertising a 3:00 p.m. start time. Previously the car heats were at 3 with bike heats advertised at 4pm. The car heats have been going fast, so the bikes would often hit the track early. To avoid confusion, our day races will start at 3pm, night at 6pm, and you can expect the bikes the bit the track any time 30 minutes after the above times. Any riders who want to make the program have until Thursday night - call 310 309 9418 or email off list. According to www.weather.com we will be 10 degrees higher this week, and last week was warm, didn't need a coat until after the races finished.

For more information, contact Steve Evans at 310-309-9418 or dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net

2007 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Promoters Steve Evans and John Aden have announced an eighteen-date 2007 schedule for Victorville Speedway expanding on the success of the six-race schedule in 2006. Races will be throughout the year, beginning with a four-race daytime schedule beginning January 20 through March 3rd, then twelve night races from March 17 to late October with two more Fall day events.

The new earlier daylight savings on March 10 means the nighttime spring/summer races begin on March 17. Races are scheduled on the traditional Saturday for Victorville, but care has been taken to avoid dates where other promotions have intended to run dates or National Rounds.

Highlights of the season include a $500 "Eliminapolis 500" Last Man Out Race on Indy 500 Memorial weekend, the traditional 4th of July Firecracker Derby Speedway & Fireworks show, Sidecar National & West Coast Speedway League. One novel event is a proposed AMA/USA Speedway Clubman National Championship. This will be aimed at Division Two riders down, and it will give these diehards of the sport the chance to be crowned National Champion for their division. Supercross crowns it's series winner and Supercross Lites Champion, so speedway too will crown a National Champ from the backbone, Clubman riders.

A lot of thought was put into whether to run an all speedway program or continue with the combined bike/mini sprint program. After careful consideration, it was decided to "play it safe" and build on the success of the 2006 combined program. The decision was reached due to lack of a viable race night (Saturday is only realistic option and weekly races alternate between the 1/3-mile NASCAR track and small dirt oval). The other factor was, while crowds and sponsors have been better than expected, they are not yet at the level needed to guarantee viability if we go it alone. It's not worth risking losing all the good work and going broke! The possibility of standalone races in 2008 is there, as well as a possible National Round if facilities can be improved. There may even be additional standalone races in 2007 to test the water.
We will also be introducing a new competition called the GOLDEN HELMET. At each event there will be a best of three two man two lap series of match races. The holder (winner from last round) races the winner of the previous week's Scratch Main. Winner defends at the next race, etc.

Despite the combined program, the 2007 program will be much more spectator friendly. While races have been spectacular in 2006, the combined program gives fans a long night. In 2007, the program will be staggered, with two rounds of car heats commencing at 6 p.m. Bikes will commence around 7:00 - 7:15, with a break in the middle of the action for car mains. In short, 80% of the main program will be bikes, with just three or four car main events thrown in.
We also hope that by the night races the track is paying at least an AMA Minimum purse so that we can bring the big names to the High Desert.

2006 FALL SCHEDULE VICTORVILLE FALL SERIES

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SEPTEMBER 23 Victorville Track Championships - All three divisions, youth speedway, and sidecars
OCTOBER 21 Fall Classic
NOVEMBER 4 West Coast Speedway League Three-team tournament plus Sidecars & Juniors
NOVEMBER 18 (3pm) West Coast Speedway League Victorville Vikings vs. Sacramento Silver Machine plus Sidecars & Juniors

JULY 22, 2006

Sign ups are now being taken for July 22 at Victorville, the 2nd and final summer date of 2006. The race format will feature a team challenge between Victorville Vikings and Woodland Eagles as the Main feature, with Sidecars, Juniors and a Summer Support Class Shoot Out backing up the main event.

We will be selling Skyler t-shirts, holding a collection and using this race to raise as much funds as possible. The 4th July event had tremendous racing in all classes, was sold out and was a huge success up until lap two of the Main event, when the wind was knocked out of all our sails. Victorville is a track where Skyler always rides his best, his Under 21 Championship and 2nd place in the main on July 4th shows. July 22nd event is dedicated to him and his recovery.

We are also looking at the possibility of staging a testimonial meeting for Skyler later in the season.

Riders can sign up by emailing me back at dreamteamspeedway@svcglobal.net or calling 310 309 9418. Back gate opens 3:30pm, races from 6:30pm.

FOURTH OF JULY SPEEDWAY AND FIREWORKS, 2006

Southern California will have a third venue in 2006 with races planned at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. The first date planned in 2006 will be a special event on the 4th of July, featuring speedway bikes, sidecars and juniors. There will be a big fireworks display in the fairgrounds that night and the opportunity to stage speedway races on such an occasion was too good to resist.

The venue will operate further races in 2006, with the main focus being a 'Clubman Speedway program.' The emphasis of Clubman speedway is very much on the development of younger riders, juniors and pee wees. Anyone is eligible to ride at the events and a nnumber of Division One riders have pledged to ride, but plenty of track time (4 races per rider minimum) is planned so that those riders who often are eliminated early in a regular program get more track time. It is also hoped to have a number of retired or current D1 riders present at events to coach the younger riders (though they will be competitively racing).

This program is going to help improve riders so that they can come through the ranks at the big two SoCal venues of Costa Mesa and The Grand. With the new Costa Mesa and Industry Hills fabulous facility running weekly races in 2006, this project provides an additional piece in what could become a thriving 2006.

Initially, events will run on the same night as the speedway sprint cars that are housed at Victorville regularly. However, a staggered schedule is planned - car races begin at 6:00 p.m., bikes at 7:30p.m., with car Main Events racing during the speedway intermission. This is done to make the spectator experience more enjoyable for the speedway-only fans and to shorten the program.

It is hoped that if the venture succeeds, that in 2007 the track would run bike only events. That is largely down to buidling up a fan and sponsor base to make things viable.

Sponsors, investors and volunteers are needed to help, so that we can re-invest in rider development and help create the furture of the sport.

Battery Mart of Apple Valley have already pledged help to the project. There is still a big speedway fan base in the High desert plus a population increase, so we are very hopeful. It is also hopled that team racing will feature at some events, especially as the track si the home to the 2005 West Coast Speedway League Champions, Victroville 'Schlamans Service' Vikings.

As the venue initially is only available on Saturdays, the plan is to run summer dates of 4th July & 22 July. Other dates are available, but we would not be interested in running opposition to Costa Mesa or The Grand, since the purpose is to help feed those tracks.

The 4th July date is very exciting and we hope we can celebrate with our speedway friends and family, as well as introducing many new fans that day.
Thereafter, there will be around 4 dates in the fall with races again beginning in February 2007.
Sponsors, riders, fans or potential helpers in any capacity please contact Steve Evans at (310) 309 9418 or email dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net

2005 AMA U.S. Under 21 National Championship
California Youth Championship
California Pee Wee Championship
November 12, 2005

(November 8, 2005) UPDATE
The 2005 AMA United States Under 21 National Championship will be held on Saturday, November 12 at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. In addition, the 2005 California Youth Championship and California Pee Wee Championship will be held as well. This year's event will be promoted by Ryan Evans. Donny Odom, who promoted the event the first two years has pledged his full support of the event.

Pit Gates Open: 10:30 a.m.
Spectator Gates Open: 11:00 a.m.
Practice: 12:00 p.m.
Rider Parade: 12:45 p.m.
First Race: 1:00 p.m.
Back Gate Entry Fees: $30.00 per rider, $20.00 per mechanic
General Admission: $8.00 per adult (13+), $4.00 per child, (6-12), Under age 5 is free
More Information: Contact Ryan Evans at (626) 643-7598 or sideways31@aol.com
RIDER ROSTER
Under 21 Championship
 18 - Justin Boyle **Defending Champion**
 12 - Greg Hooten, Jr.
 20 - Skyler Greyson
 25 - J.J. Martynse
 45 - Dario Galvin
 87 - Aaron Laird
 93 - J.T. Mabry
 97 - Casey Donholt
116 - Alex Marcucci
131 - Troy McConnell
171 - Brian Hollenbeck
201 - Neil Facchini
212 - Kenny Ingalls
248 - Brian Starr
256 - Tim Gomez
301 - Dale Facchini
105 - Michael Hernandez (Reserve)

California Youth Championship
  1 - Ricky Wells
  5 - Ricky Valdez
  7 - Dylan Black
  8 - Austin Novratil
 13 - Krystal Cramer **Defending Champion**
 18 - Russell Green
 21 - Gino Manzares
 24 - Ben Essary
 66 - Jason Ramirez
114 - Joey Holt

California Pee Wee Championship
  1 - Braydan Galvin **Defending Champion**
  7 - Rocco Scopellite
  9 - Scotty-Mac Sparks
 21 - Braden Sauer
 26 - Max Cirello
 43 - River McDougall
104 - Kurtis Hamill

The event returns to the location where it was originally staged after being held at The Grand in Industry Hills last year. The first two editions of the event have both featured dramatic finishes. Eric Carrillo won a three-rider runoff with Bryan Yarrow and Ryan Fisher to win the 2003 title. Last year's title was undecided until the final race of the evening when Justin Boyle won his fifth race to complete a sweep of the program. Ricky Wells won the first California Youth Championship and Krystal Cramer won last year's event. Both riders are eligible to compete this year.

Track promoter John Aden will undoubtedly prepare an excellent race track for the big event. Two-time National Speedway Champion and current AMA National Championship Series referee Steve Lucero has confirmed that he will preside over this event for the third consecutive year.
Eligibility requirements are the following:

Under 21 Championship
Riders born between January 1, 1985 to November 12, 1989.
Riders must be at least 16 years of age on November 12, 2005 and not be 21 years of age prior to January 1, 2006.

California Youth Championship
Age 10-15 years old on November 12, 2005.

California Pee Wee Championship
Ages 4-8
Nine year olds are eligible as long as the rider was eight years old on January 1, 2005.

The pit gate will open at 10:30 for all riders. There will be a brief practice session scheduled to begin at 12:00. A rider parade will take place at 12:45 and the races begin at 1:00. Riders must be at the track and ready prior to the start of the practice session in order to practice. Late arrivers will not be allowed to practice.

The previous two events have been well supported by both riders and fans. The Under 21 has attracted riders from Southern California, Northern California, as well as riders from New York and Colorado.

The previous two events have also been well supported by sponsors. Evans is currently seeking sponsorship to help supplement the cost of the event. Any company or individual who would like to support this event is encouraged to contact Ryan Evans at the information listed below.

Riders who want to sign up for the event must contact Ryan Evans via e-mail at sideways31@aol.com or via telephone at 626-643-7598. Stay tuned in the near future for more information regarding this event.

West Coast Speedway League Wheel2Wheel Raceway - Victorville, CA
Dates:
October 1 Match 1 - Match 2
October 22 6:00pm Round 2
November 5 3:00pm Round 3
November 19 3:00pm Play Off Finals
October 1 Lineups
Courtesy Steve Evans

Here are the provisisonal line ups for Round 1 of the West Coast Speedway League, Saturday 1st October 6:00pm, 
It looks like we have enough riders for 7 man teams - that's 30 heats of speedway plus support races and pee wees. 
Riders at #8 will race support races, plus can race in up to 4 heats of the main match, at team manager's discretion.
VICTORVILLE 'SCHLAMANS SERVICE' VIKINGS   Vs OC BBB SEAMLESS RAINGUTTERS EAGLES
1. Neil Facchini                         	1. Nate Perkins (capt)    
2. Ricky Wells                               	2. Rich Brock
3. Dale Facchini                             	3. Skyler Greyson
4. Michael Hull                              	4. Rick Valdez
5. Tim Gomez (capt)                          	5. Brian Starr
6. Billy Lyons                               	6. Brian Buffington
7. Greg Vandemore                            	7. Rohn Zellner
Team Mananger; Shawn McConnell               	8. Eddie Martinez
 
SACRAMENTO SILVER MACHINE                       Vs  LOS ANGELES ACES
1. Chris Kerr (capt)                       	1. Billy Hiles  (capt)                         
2. Michael Hernandez                        	2. John Stunkard
3. JJ Martynse                               	3. Brad Sauer
4. Devin DeFreece                           	4. Robbie Sauer
5. Matt Browne                               	5. John DeFries
6. Chris Metoyer                             	6. Tommy Kistler
7. Mark Sincavage                             	7. Steve Dzaidus
8. Jeff Irwin                               	8. Kim Stevens
                                           	Team Manager: Shaun Harmatiuk
With the Nationals this weekend, WCSL October 1, 22, November 5 & 19, AMA US Nationals October 8, 
USA Vs World Oct 28, Fall Classic Oct 15, that's only one weekend off until Thanksgiving! Plenty more racing in 2005! 

This is European style Team Speedway! 4 teams of 6 riders will compete. You can sign up for the series and become a member of one of these four teams:

Los Angeles Aces
Orange County Eagles
Sacramento Silver Machine
Victorville Vikings

Round 1 Aces Vs Silver Machine, Eagles Vs Vikings
Round 2 Aces Vs Vikings, Silver Machine Vs Eagles
Round 3 Aces Vs Eagles, Silver Machine Vs Vikings
Play Offs 1st Vs 2nd for Championship, 3rd Vs 4th for bronze

Minimum 4 rides each rider in league racing per meeting. Fast track, lots of dirt! Sponsored purse at each round. $35 to race, $20 pit worker, $5 spectators.
The season goes into the fall in 2005!

Also races for Support Class (team reserve riders / additional signed up riders beyond the 24), 250 Juniors, 200 Juniors, PW50.
Lots of track time plus a chance to try out for Dream Team USA 2006 UK tour squad.
Promoted by Gary Gomez and Steve Evans (Dream Team Speedway)
Sign ups – mail to Steve Evans, 748 Parkman Ave #2, Los Angeles, CA90026.
Phone: (310) 309-9418 [Steve] or (951) 741-6762 [Gary]
Email: dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net or TMGRacing@aol.com
Click on this link for signup sheet, rules, and sponsorship information

DREAM TEAM USA MATCH ON AUGUST 6th, 2005

There will be speedway races at Victorville on Saturday August 6th. John Aden has invited Dream Team Speedway to run speedway classes along with his regular Sprints and Go-Kart program. The plan is to run a team event as well as juniors, pee wees and maybe even a Support Class for riders who want to race who don't make the team event. This is the ideal way to shake off the Saturday night cobwebs before Costa Mesa gets into full swing on the 13th. Races start at 6:00 p.m.

The standard of the proposed team event will be mid-Division 1 to Division 2 standard, though all are welcome! The team event should give at least four rides. Although it is proposed as a team event, it may end up being a pairs race instead.
Riders who want to race can call Gary Gomez at 951 741 6762 or Steve Evans at 310 309 9418. Emails can be sent to dreamteamspeedway@sbcglobal.net

This is an event for fun, but thanks to some generous Dream Team supporters there will be a small purse, hopefully between $500 and $800. Confirmed so far are Nate Perkins, Dario Galvin, Neil and Dale Facchini, and Tim Gomez. The 2006 Dream Team selectors will be there to look at any riders who want to try out for next years tour to England.

DREAM TEAM USA MATCH ON JANUARY 15

(January 12, 2005) UPDATE
Despite the heavy rains that have hit Southern California the past two weeks, the Dream Team USA match scheduled for this Saturday will take place as scheduled. Track promoter John Aden has been busy pumping water off of the high-banked track and is confident that the track will be race-ready in plenty of time. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. January 1, 2005

Dream Team USA will run a full 15 heat British style match at Victorville on January 15th. This will be mixed in with John Aden's regular Sprint program. The squad of riders is: Chris Kerr, Shaun Harmatiuk, T.J. Fowler, Billy Hiles, Dario Galvin, Tim Gomez, Neil Facchini, J.T. Mabry, and Dale Facchini. Any riders who wish to fill the remaining places, e-mail or call Steve Evans or Gary Gomez at the numbers listed below.

There will be other matches in February and March, using as many venues as possible to ready the team for England, it's differing surfaces and track sizes, with dates to be announced.

Please contact Steve Evans (310-309-9418) or Gary Gomez (951-741-6762) for more information.

2004 AMA NATIONAL ROUND 2 - July 5, 2004

Wheel2Wheel Raceway will host Round 2 of the AMA National Championship Series on Saturday, August 7. The biggest speedway event ever staged in Victorville will have 1997 World Champion, and current National Champion, Greg Hancock defending his crown against 21 of America's best speedway racers.

Among those trying to take Hancock's crown will be 1996 World Champion Billy "The Bullet" Hamill, three-time National Champion "Flyin" Mike Faria, current SRA National Champion Scott Brant, Northern California Champion Bobby "The Blaze" Hedden, and former National Champions Chris Manchester, Bart Bast, and Charlie "The Edge" Venegas. Returning from Europe to compete are two of America's young stars, Ryan Fisher and Billy Janniro.

Victorville has hosted several big events in the past, including National Championship Qualifier Rounds, Track Championships, and last year's Under 21 Championship, but nothing of the magnitude of this event.

Howie Zechner of RAZ Video and Auburn promoter Dave Joiner have collaberated to bring an AMA National Championship round back to Southern California and are certain that the event will be succesful and that Southern California will stage National rounds in the future as well.

2003 U.S. UNDER 21 INVITATIONAL A major new event in American speedway takes place this Sunday as the Bruce Penhall/Billy Hamill United States Under 21 Invitational will be held at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville, California.   This will be the first Under 21 Championship of any kind to be held in the United States. In addition to the Under 21 Invitational, there will be the California Youth Championship.

Former first division rider Donny Odom, owner of J.O. Racing, has spent significant time planning the event and, with the continued growth of the youth program, he is confident that it will become a fixture on the American speedway calendar in the future.  Odom hopes that the event may eventually be used to determine the representatives for the United States in the World Under 21 competition.  Currently, the riders are selected by the AMA. 

The Under 21 competitors aren't the only riders who will have something to race for.  The California Youth Championship will have divisions for the four-stroke and the two-stroke machines as well.  This event will add another important event to the youth calendar, which already includes the Youth National Championship and the Gumball Rally Championship.              
The rider lineup is headed by 2003 World Under 21 Finalist Ryan Fisher, who also finished second in this year's AMA National Championship Series.  Bryan Yarrow and Eric Carrillo, who both competed in the World Under 21 Qualifier in Poole, England in May, will also be competing as well as several of California's top young speedway racers.  The roster isn't exclusively made up of California riders.  Chris Strong and Brian Hollenbeck will be traveling from New York and Aaron Laird will make the trip from Colorado.

Fisher, the only rider in the field who competes regularly in Europe, enters the event with the most big-race experience.  Yarrow and Carrillo, both former National Youth Champions, will try to use their experience gained in the World Under 21 Qualifiers to their advantage.  Shaun Harmatiuk, Chris Kerr, Justin Boyle, J.J. Martynse, and Mark Carrillo all have competed in U.S. National Championships and that should prove beneficial in a meeting that has quickly developed importance among riders and fans.

The California Youth Championship will feature many of California's speedway stars of tomorrow competing in three separate classes.  Many of the youth racers in the lineup have competed in the Youth National Championship including two-time champion T.J. Fowler and Gumball Rally Champion Ricky Wells.  The 80cc two-stroke class will include Odom's son, Tyler, and Conner Penhall, son of two-time World Champion Bruce Penhall.

In addition to the championship races, the meeting's namesakes have hinted at possibly challenging each other to a series of match races.  The possible battle between two of America's former World Champions has drummed up even more interest in the meeting.

Despite a history of young riders succeeding in international speedway, the United States has never staged an Under 21 Championship.   That success has included World Under 21 Champions Ron Preston in 1979 and Shawn Moran in 1981. In 2003, Ryan Fisher qualified for the World Under 21 Final, becoming the first American to do so since Josh Larsen in 1993.
Admission to the event will be $7.00.  The gates will open at 10:30 AM and the racing will begin at 1:00 PM.  Wheel2Wheel Raceway is located at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville, California.  Riders or fans seeking information regarding the event are encouraged to use the contact information listed below.

2002-2003 WINTER SERIES
SATURDAY AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
November 16 Round 1
December 14 Round 2
January 4 Round 3
January 25 Round 4

2002 SCHEDULE
April 28 SPRING CLASSIC (ALL DIVISIONS)
June 9 SEASON OPENER
June 23 E.S.P. SPEEDWAY
July 4 FIRECRACKER DERBY
July 13 SECOND DIVISION INVITATIONAL
July 28 FIRST DIVISION/2ND DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP CUP
August 4 SPEEDWAY
August 18 SPEEDWAY

1996 Race Results
May 4 Season Opener
May 11
May 18
May 25
June 1
June 8
June 15
June 22
July 4 Firecracker Derby (Thursday)
July 20
July 27 Sidecar National Championships

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