16-year-old Lake Elsinore student ready for first salute to Indy

16-year-old Lake Elsinore student ready for first salute to Indy

PERRIS—Most 16-year-olds are happy with their rides whether it is a brand new beauty with the sticker off of the showroom floor, a family hand me down or a reclamation from the junkyard. Lake Elsinore’s Parker Colston is no different and he will be happy to show off his 800 horsepower USAC/CRA Sprint Car in this […]

California Lightning Sprint Cars Series at PAS Saturday

PLACENTIA, Calif.—The California Lightning Sprint Car Series returns to action this Saturday night, May 23, when it makes its first of four 2015 appearances at Perris Auto Speedway for the annual Salute to Indy. Joining the CLS will be the USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and The PAS Senior & Young Gun Sprints. Spectator gates for the quadruple open […]

Vintage racer Chavez began with drag strip in 1953

When the Western Racing Association vintage midget cars conduct an exhibition race on the Perris Auto Speedway track May 23 one of the drivers will be Fred Chavez, whose oval track experience began with midget cars at Balboa Stadium in 1958 and whose racing career began at the Paradise Mesa drag strip in 1953. “I […]

Schmitz joins Night of Destruction racers

The drivers who competed in the April 25 Night of Destruction at Perris Auto Speedway included Winchester’s Andrew Schmitz. Schmitz drove in the Demo Cross event and finished sixth in his six-lap heat race. During the 20-lap main event he was running third until he hit a boat on the track (track personnel place obstacles […]

No racing at Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday

PERRIS, CA—There is no racing at Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday, May 9. Racing returns on May 16 with the PASSCAR Stock Car Series and the IMCA Modifieds. The USAC/CRA Sprint Cars return to the PAS on May 23 for the annual Salute to Indy with a 40-lap main event. In addition to the USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, the PAS Senior […]

Jacob’s House Golf Tournament a ‘Hole in One’ for Mercedes winner

Jacob’s House Golf Tournament a ‘Hole in One’ for Mercedes winner

Through rain and winter-feeling May weather, over 114 golfers set to the course to support Jacob’s House and their first ever Jacob’s House Golf Tournament. Prizes ranged from golf lessons for the highest score, to cars offered by Mercedes Benz, among others, for the elusive Hole-in-one. “Everyone wants to try and win the car,” stated […]

Gardner – Spencer rivalry heats up at Perris Auto Speedway

PERRIS—Who needs to spend big bucks watching two boxers who are well past their prime duke it out on pay per view when you can watch two of the top sprint car drivers in the nation, both in the prime of their illustrious careers, battle it out in person for a fraction of the price?  Fans […]

Deegan drives in Spectator Race at Perris

In his role as an ambassador for the Temecula/Murrieta Valley News and Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News, Valley News and Village News advertising representative Tim Deegan drove in the April 25 Spectator Race at Perris Auto Speedway. Deegan was eliminated in the first round of the Spectator Race session, although he realized that his 2005 Chevrolet Impala […]

Autistic boy’s best friend is special dog

Autistic boy’s best friend is special dog

Temecula residents Kris and Ashley Moorehead knew that their 7-year-old severely autistic son, Blaze, needed an assistance dog so about two years ago they applied to Canine Companions for Independence to get him one. CCI is a nationwide nonprofit organization that provides free highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities. Besides autism, Blaze has […]

World of Outlaws all-time winners list at Perris Auto Speedway

World of Outlaws all-time winners list at Perris Auto Speedway

  PERRIS, CA—With the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series headed to Perris Auto Speedway for the only time in 2015, it is time to check up on the all-time winners list at the track. Since the first time the Outlaws rolled into town during The PAS inaugural season in 1996, the legendary sprint car series […]

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