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WRS Stars in McGowan Memorial at Bakersfield

A full night of exciting racing awaits the fans at Bakersfield Seedway Saturday night.  5 Great divisions PLUS a HUGE Fireworks show.  Grant Duinkerken leads the charge!!  
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Rasmussen grabs first win!

On a nice cool summer evening in Santa Maria, Kyle Rasmussen held off a charging Brendan Warmerdam to win his first sprint car event!  Record setting lap times (12.6 second laps!) made for a quick main event.  Next event is Saturday 6/30 for the Richie McGowan Memorial at Bakersfield Speedway!

Duinkerken Scores First Win!

2017 National Rookie of the Year Grant Duinkerken scored his first win!  He dominated the main by leading the last 23 laps.  Albert Pombo finished second and 15 year old Brooklyn “Pretty” Holland finished 3rd.  Next even is Saturday 4/7 at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford. 

MERCED SPEEDWAY HOST OPENER 3/31

The Season opener is now moved to Merced Speedway on Saturday March 31st. Ed Parker and his team have worked hard to bring Merced to one of the best dirt racing destinations on the West Coast.  Come out and see exciting Wing Sprint Car racing. 

2018 Opens in Bakersfield 3/3

The race season is coming quick. Saturday March 3rd the WRS Wing Sprints will headline Bakersfield Speedways opening night!  The series has shown great growth over the past two seasons and the action will be more fierce. 

2018 Tentative Schedule Released

After a short break the staff at WRS have built a schedule that is gonna provide great racing all around the state. Check it out on the schedule page

WRS heads to Marysville 10/28

Marysville Raceway will introduce Racesavers in 2018. WRS is putting on a special event on 10/28 to showcase the new class for Northern California.  Come out and support one of the last races of 2017.   
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Championship decided by .001 second!

With just a one point advantage separating Grant Duinkerken from George Tristao Jr, the pressure was on both drivers… After qualifying 1 and 2 the pair of potential champs started side by side (5th and 6th) for the final 25 lap main of the point season. Duinkerken jumped out ahead of Tristao early. Tristao made a bold move to pass Duinkerken, but tangled with another car and spun almost to a stop and somehow kept it moving only losing...

Santa Maria 9/16

WRS heads to the coast for the final time in 2017. Just three points separate the top two leader George Tristao Jr. And second place Grant Duinkerken. Duinkerken is also sitting atop the National Rookie of the year points with just two weekends of racing remaining. 

Santa Maria Raceway this Saturday

The WRS Wing Sprints take a trip to cool off while thrilling the Central Coast fans at Santa Maria Safeway. George Tristao Jr leads the charge. 9 different winners  already this season. Will Saturday be 10???

Tristao Makes it 9 winners in 2017

Point Leader George Tristao Jr piloted his 23t to victory lane in Bakersfield Speedway to extend his points lead. Tristao took the lead on a nice pass over 3 time winner Monty Ferreira and the two battled until Ferriera hit the turn 2 wall ending his night. Tristao had been up front before only to have heartbreak take a win away. Albert Pombo fought his way to a second place finish followed by Tanner Boil and Rookie if the...

Race to support a great cause 8/5 Bakersfield Speedway

3 time winner Monty Ferreira had been supporting Second Star To The Right (SSTTR), an organization that supports the children and families battling cancer. This will be the second annual event at Bakersfield Speedway. Track Promoter Scott Schweitzer has always had a big heart and supports great causes. Can Mike Schott put on a repeat of his win on July 15th? Rookie of the year contender Grant Duinkerken is hungry for his first win as well! The WRS Sprints...

WRS INVADES BAKERSFIELD 7/15 WITH NEW POINT LEADER

Saturdays race will include a new point leader, Monty Ferreira! With three wins and a second place finish in the past 4 races, Ferreira snuck by George Tristao by just a single point!  Tanner Boul will be coming off his second win of the year and hopes to mix the points up just a little more! Bakersfield Speedway Saturday July 15!!!!

WRS SPRINTS INVADE MERCED SATURDAY NIGHT

This Saturday (7/8/17) the Winged Warriors of the WRS Sprint Series invade Ed Parkers Merced Speedway.  Merced has been the home of some very exciting racing in 2017 and the second showing of the WRS should add to that. George Tristao Jr. will battle to hold off the challenge of Monty Ferriera who has won three straight and has shrunk the points lead to just 4 points!

Ferreira Wins THird in a Row at Santa Maria

The WRS Sprints went to Santa Maria Speedway Saturday (6/24) to escape the heat and put on a show for the coastal fans.  Monty Ferriera was quick time and heat two winner George Tristao Jr. pulled a zero for the main event invert placing Monty on the pole of the 25 lap main event. Monty went on to win his third main in a row followed by Zane Blanchard and Vaughn Schott.  The win moved Ferreira into second place,...

Santa Maria Raceway this Saturday

Posted 15 Aug 2017 in Featured News

The WRS Wing Sprints take a trip to cool off while thrilling the Central Coast fans at Santa Maria Safeway. George Tristao Jr leads the charge. 9 different winners  already this season. Will Saturday be 10???

Tristao Makes it 9 winners in 2017

Posted 10 Aug 2017 in Featured News

Point Leader George Tristao Jr piloted his 23t to victory lane in Bakersfield Speedway to extend his points lead. Tristao took the lead on a nice pass over 3 time winner Monty Ferreira and the two battled until Ferriera hit the turn 2 wall ending his night. Tristao had been up front before only to have heartbreak take a win away. Albert Pombo fought his way to a second place finish followed by Tanner Boil and Rookie if the Year candidate Grant Duinkerken. Our next race is August 19th at Santa Maria Raceway.

Race to support a great cause 8/5 Bakersfield Speedway

Posted 25 Jul 2017 in Featured News

3 time winner Monty Ferreira had been supporting Second Star To The Right (SSTTR), an organization that supports the children and families battling cancer. This will be the second annual event at Bakersfield Speedway. Track Promoter Scott Schweitzer has always had a big heart and supports great causes. Can Mike Schott put on a repeat of his win on July 15th? Rookie of the year contender Grant Duinkerken is hungry for his first win as well! The WRS Sprints are proud to headline this event. Come out to Bakersfield Speedway next Saturday 8/5 and see some great racing and some happy kids.   

WRS INVADES BAKERSFIELD 7/15 WITH NEW POINT LEADER

Posted 15 Jul 2017 in Featured News

Saturdays race will include a new point leader, Monty Ferreira! With three wins and a second place finish in the past 4 races, Ferreira snuck by George Tristao by just a single point!  Tanner Boul will be coming off his second win of the year and hopes to mix the points up just a little more! Bakersfield Speedway Saturday July 15!!!!

WRS SPRINTS INVADE MERCED SATURDAY NIGHT

Posted 07 Jul 2017 in Featured News

This Saturday (7/8/17) the Winged Warriors of the WRS Sprint Series invade Ed Parkers Merced Speedway.  Merced has been the home of some very exciting racing in 2017 and the second showing of the WRS should add to that. George Tristao Jr. will battle to hold off the challenge of Monty Ferriera who has won three straight and has shrunk the points lead to just 4 points!

Ferreira Wins THird in a Row at Santa Maria

Posted 13 Jun 2017 in Featured News

The WRS Sprints went to Santa Maria Speedway Saturday (6/24) to escape the heat and put on a show for the coastal fans.  Monty Ferriera was quick time and heat two winner George Tristao Jr. pulled a zero for the main event invert placing Monty on the pole of the 25 lap main event. Monty went on to win his third main in a row followed by Zane Blanchard and Vaughn Schott.  The win moved Ferreira into second place, just 4 points behind Tristao!  The next event for the WRS Wing Sprints is Saturday July 8 at Merced Speedway!  

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