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THIRKETTLE IN FOR MADERA

Travis Thirkettle has announced his intensions to participate with the Spears Modified Series in the "FAST - Fuel Air Spark Technology75 presented by General Tire" at Madera Speedway. Thirkettle will be making his second start of the season and 21st career "SPEARS Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil" start. Thirkettle [...]

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GUEVARA’S BEST SEASON SO FAR

William Guevara is in his sixth season of "Spears Modified Seriespresented by Lucas Oil” competition (Formerly Lucas Oil Modifieds). Guevara is currently fifth in the championship standings, and having his best season thus far in Modified competition. The 24-year-old driver from Lake Havasu City, AZ will be looking to [...]

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MADERA HOST HOTEL

September 28th – Madera Speedway   La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Madera 317 N. G Street Madera, CA 93637  (559) 831-0730   Group Name: SRL Series   Group Rate:    $99.00 Cutoff Date:    September 16, 2019

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SCHEDULE MADERA – SEPTEMBER 27 & 28

Madera Speedway Friday – September 27, 2019 Spears Southwest Tour and the Spears Modified Series, Legends of the Pacific, Madera Hobby Stocks, Toyota Sedans, Legends of Kearney Bowl   2:00 PM                      Pit Gates Open – SPEARS Southwest Tour/Modified Series Only                  3:00 PM                      Pit Gates Open – Local Divisions and Legends   4:30 – 4:50 [...]

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UPDATES and REMINDERS: Madera #2

UPDATES and REMINDERS: Madera #2   MAVTV:  This race will be nationally televised by MAVTV. RACE DISTANCE:  75 Laps - Straight  BACKGATE FEES:  Friday Pit Pass: $40. Saturday Pit Pass: $40 FRIDAY TECH: All cars are required to roll through the scales on Friday at a designated pre-assigned time for each team. TIRES: Pre-order from Hoosier Tire West [...]

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CAPPELLO WINS IRWINDALE

Congratulations to Dylan Cappello for winning Segment #2 and the overall victory for the SPEARS Modified Series on Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway! Dylan Cappello took the lead from Ryan Partridge Racing with a daring pass, on a late race restart, to capture the victory. Cappello took home $3,300 [...]

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MCGHEE WINS FIRST IRWINDALE SEGMENT

Christian McGhee won segment #1 of the SPEARS Modified Series present by Lucas Oil feature. Dylan Cappello came home second followed Jeremy Kay and Ryan Schartau. McGhee benefited from a late race caution when Travis Thirkettle and Ryan Partridge collided battling Dylan Cappello for the lead. McGhee wrestled the [...]

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Christian McGhee Quickest

Christian McGhee was the quickest in SPEARS Modified Series Qualifying winning the PFC Brakes Zero Drag Fast Time Award for Irwindale Speedway.   Pos No. Name Best time In lap Best speed Diff Gap Laps 1 24 Christian McGhee 00:18.698 1 96.267     1 2 9P Ryan Partridge 00:18.710 1 96.205 00:00.012 00:00.012 2 3 5T Travis Thirkettle 00:18.795 1 95.770 00:00.097 00:00.085 2 4 11C Dylan Cappello 00:18.847 1 95.506 00:00.149 00:00.052 2 5 36 Travis McCullough * 00:18.932 2 95.077 00:00.234 00:00.085 2 6 2K Cody Kay 00:18.963 1 94.922 00:00.265 00:00.031 2 7 10x Peyton Saxton 00:18.981 1 94.832 00:00.283 00:00.018 2 8 7 Ryan Schartau 00:19.005 1 94.712 00:00.307 00:00.024 2 9 11L Jeff Longman 00:19.068 2 94.399 00:00.370 00:00.063 2 10 12 Kyle Keller * 00:19.079 1 94.345 00:00.381 00:00.011 2 11 55 William Guevara 00:19.192 1 93.789 00:00.494 00:00.113 2 12 1K Jeremy Kay 00:19.281 2 93.356 00:00.583 00:00.089 2 13 40 Jerry Toporek 00:19.580 2 91.931 00:00.882 00:00.299 2 14 3 Douglas Carpenter 00:19.655 1 91.580 00:00.957 00:00.075 2 15 12X Tom Phundstein 00:19.855 2 90.657

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TV AIR DATE – MADERA SPEEDWAY

Below are the MAVTV airdates for the June 8, 2019 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series and “Spears Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil” races from Madera Speedway Modifieds:   “Spears Manufacturing 75 presented by K&N Filters” - Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 3pm (EST)   Tour: “SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 125 presented by [...]

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UPDATES and REMINDERS: MODIFIEDS at IRWINDALE #2

UPDATES and REMINDERS: MODIFIEDS at IRWINDALE #2   IRWINDALE TIMES: See Attached Schedule.   FRIDAY TECH PRE-ASSIGNED TIME: All cars are required to roll through the scales on Friday at a designated pre-assigned time for each team. Times will be emailed out this week. TIRES: Pre-order from Hoosier Tire West at 559-485-4612. CANNOT LEAVE THE TRACK UNDER GREEN:  [...]

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IRWINDALE SCHEDULE

Irwindale Speedway   Friday – July 19, 2019   PIT GATES OPEN                                                                                                       1:00pm Southwest Tour Series & Spears Modifieds– Tech Opens by appointments            TBA Practice: Southwest Tour Series                                                                                              4:30 – 5:00pm Southwest Tour Trucks                                                                                              5:00 – 5:15pm Spears Modifieds                                                                                                       5:15 – 5:45pm Southwest Tour Series                                                                                               5:45 – 6:15pm Southwest Tour Trucks                                                                                              6:15 – 6:30pm Spears Modifieds                                                                                                        6:30 [...]

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CAPPELLO WINS KERN OVERALL

Congratulations to Dylan Cappello Racing who won the second segment of the GEICO 40/40 presented by COMP Cams. Capello was the overall winner, with 1st segment winner Jason Irwin Racing coming home second in the segment, as well as overall. Ryan Schartau-Racing finishes 3rd, as a teammate to Cappello [...]

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HOST HOTEL IRWINDALE

July 20th – Irwindale Speedway Courtyard by Marriott - 4 mi to Speedway   14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center  Baldwin Park, CA 91706    (626) 962-6000   Group Code:  SPEARS SW Tour Series Group Rate:    $114.00 Cutoff Date:    THIS FRIDAY July 5, 2019

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UPDATES and REMINDERS: Kern County Raceway

  “GEICO Firecracker 40/40 presented by Comp Cams”   MAVTV:  This race will be nationally televised by MAVTV. RACE DISTANCE:  Two 40 lap Segements: Best combined overall finish from the two segments will be the event winner.  Teams will have 15 minutes to make adjustments and fuel the cars after segment #1. BACKGATE FEES:  Friday [...]

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SEGMENT Race Format – June 29th at Kern

SEGMENT Race Format Modifieds Spears Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil   For the event on Saturday, June 29that Kern County Raceway, the race will be run in two 40 lap segments, with the driver who scores the best combined finishes of the two segments will be declared the overall race [...]

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KERN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday - June 28, 2019   PRACTICE & SOUTHWEST TOUR SERIES QUALIFYING     2:00pm                                   Pit Registration - Parking SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 3:00pm                                   Pit Registration – Parking Legends 4:00pm                                   Pit Registration – Parking SPEARS Modified Series 3:00pm – 6:00pm                 Fuel Sales Open until 6pm 4:30pm – 5:00pm                 Legends - Practice 5:00pm – 5:45pm                 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series – [...]

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Peyton Saxton Grabs First Career Series Win

Saturday night saw the Spears Manufacturing Modifieds presented by Lucas Oil in a 75 lap MAVTV-televised contest, presented by K&N Filters.  Las Vegas’ Peyton Saxton grabbed his first career series win in just his second start, claiming the $3,300 win.   Out of state drivers Jeff Longman of Lehi, UT and [...]

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All about family and friends…

  Cody Kay enters the fourth event of the Spears Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil, fifth in the championship standings, on the strength of three top-seven finishes. On June 8th, Kay will head to Madera Speedway for the "Spears Manufacturing75 presented by K&N Filters” looking for his first series [...]

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SECORD BACK ON TRACK

Eddie Secord missed the first two events of the 2019 Spears Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil season, but made his return at the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway (NV) on May 4th. Secord will now head to Madera Speedway (CA), his favorite track on the circuit, for [...]

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SCHARTAU CONFIDENT HEADING TO MADERA

The most recent winner on the Spears Modified Series will be heading to Madera Speedway for the "Spears Manufacturing 75 presented by K&N Filters" on June 8th. Teenage racer Ryan Schartau-Racing scored his first series victory at the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and in doing so, closed [...]

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Madera Schedule -June 7th & 8th

Madera Speedway Friday – June 7th, 2019 2:00 PM                      Pit Gates Open – SPEARS Southwest Tour/Modified Series Only                  3:30 PM                      SPEARS Modified Tour Series – Crew Chief Meeting 3:45 PM                      SPEARS Southwest Tour Series – Crew Chief Meeting 3:45 PM                      Pit Gates Open – Hobby Stocks 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM    [...]

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HOST HOTEL FOR MADERA

June 8th – Madera Speedway   La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Madera 317 N. G Street Madera, CA 93637  (559) 831-0730   Group Name: SRL Series   Group Rate:    $99.00 Cutoff Date:    May 27, 2019

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Schartau Wins Big In Vegas

  Ryan Schartau of Montclair, Calif., out-dueled a talented field through countless re-starts to win the SPEARS Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil’s caution-plagued 75-lap race. He crossed the line .787 of a second ahead of 47-time Bullring winner Jason Irwin, with Dylan Cappello taking third 1.691 off the [...]

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