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A Guide to Motor Racing in a Tri-State Area

A partial list of major motor racing events and track openings scheduled this season for California, Arizona and Nevada:

INDY CARS

Apr. 9--Autoworks 200, CART oval race, Phoenix International Raceway.

Apr. 16--Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, CART street race, Long Beach.

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Apr. 23--American Indy Car stock-block series road race, Willow Springs Raceway, Rosamond.

Oct. 8--American Indy Car stock-block series road race, Willow Springs.

Oct. 15--Monterey 300 kilometers, CART road race, Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey.

STOCK CARS

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Mar. 19--Winston Racing Series opener, pro stock cars, Ascot Park.

Mar. 25--Miller 125, NASCAR Southwest Tour, Saugus Speedway.

Apr. 1--Season opener, sportsman, street stocks, Saugus Speedway; Budweiser 100, Southwest Tour, Cajon Speedway, El Cajon.

Apr. 8--Bakersfield 100, Southwest Tour, Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield.

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Apr. 29--President’s Cup 100, Southwest Tour, Orange Show Speedway, San Bernardino.

May 12--Bakersfield 100, Southwest Tour, Mesa Marin, Bakersfield.

May 13--Bakersfield 200, NASCAR Winston West, Mesa Marin, Bakersfield.

Aug. 4--American National Bank 100, Southwest Tour, Mesa Marin, Bakersfield.

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Aug. 5--American National Bank 200, Winston West, Mesa Marin, Bakersfield.

June 11--Winston Cup, NASCAR road race, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma.

July 22--Winston Racing Series, sportsman cars, Saugus Speedway.

Sep. 2--Coors Light 100, Southwest Tour, Orange Show Speedway, San Bernardino.

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Sep. 9--Miller 100, Southwest Tour, Saugus Speedway.

Oct. 7--Fall Spectacular, TBA, Saugus Speedway; 7-Up 100, Southwest Tour, Cajon Speedway, El Cajon.

Oct. 21--October Classic 200, Southwest Tour, Mesa Marin, Bakersfield.

Nov. 5--Checker 500, NASCAR oval race, Phoenix International Raceway.

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SPORTS CARS

Apr. 15--Escort Trans-Am, Sports Car Club of America, Long Beach.

May 7--Trans-Am, SCCA, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma.

May 27-29--Cal Club Nationals, SCCA, Willow Springs Raceway.

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July 1-2--Cal Club Nationals, SCCA, Riverside International Raceway.

Sep. 10--Camel GTP, International Motor Sports Assn., Sears Point, Sonoma.

Oct. 13--Camel GTO-GTU, IMSA, Laguna Seca, Monterey.

Oct. 22--Camel Grand Prix of Southern California, IMSA, Del Mar.

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DRAG RACING

Feb. 5--Chief Auto Parts Winternationals, National Hot Rod Assn., Pomona Fairplex.

July 30--Motorcraft-Ford California Nationals, NHRA, Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma.

Oct. 15--Castrol GTX Fallnationals, NHRA, Firebird Raceway, Chandler, Ariz.

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Oct. 29--Winston Finals, NHRA, Pomona Fairplex.

SPRINT CARS, SUPER-MODIFIEDS & MIDGETS

Feb. 24-25--Winged sprint cars, World of Outlaws, Ascot Park.

Mar. 3-4--Walt James Classic, California Racing Assn. wingless sprint cars, Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix.

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Mar. 18--CRA sprint cars, track opener, Ascot Park.

Apr. 6--Midgets, United States Auto Club, Ascot Park.

May 6--Midgets, USAC, Saugus Speedway.

May 27--Salute to Indy, CRA sprint cars, Ascot Park.

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June 24--Supermodifieds, USAC, Saugus Speedway.

July 1--Firecracker 50, CRA sprint cars, Ascot Park.

Aug. 5--Midgets, USAC, Saugus Speedway.

Sept. 1-2--Winged sprint cars, World of Outlaws, Santa Maria Speedway.

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Sep. 2--Cormier Sweepstakes, CRA sprint cars, Ascot Park.

Sep. 22-23--Winged sprint cars, World of Outlaws, Ascot Park.

Sep. 30--Supermodifieds, USAC, Saugus Speedway.

Nov. 10--Don Peabody Classic, CRA sprint cars, Ascot Park.

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Nov. 23--Turkey Night Grand Prix, midgets, USAC national championship, Ascot Park.

OFF-ROAD

Jan. 21--Mickey Thompson Gran Prix, stadium series, Anaheim Stadium.

Jan. 28--Parker 400, SCORE International, Parker, Ariz.

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Feb. 25--Thompson GP, stadium series, Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego.

Mar. 11--Great Mojave 250, SCORE, Lucerne Valley.

Apr. 22--Binion’s (formerly the Mint) 400, High Desert Racing Assn., Las Vegas.

May 6--Thompson GP, stadium series, Rose Bowl, Pasadena.

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June 3--Presidente Baja Internacional, SCORE, Ensenada, Mexico.

July 1--Fireworks 250, HDRA, Barstow.

July 22--Thompson GP, stadium series, Coliseum, Los Angeles.

Aug. 12--Nevada 500, HDRA, Las Vegas.

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Oct. 14--Gold Coast 300, HDRA, Las Vegas.

Nov. 10-11--Presidente Baja 1,000, SCORE, Ensenada to La Paz, Mexico.

MOTOCROSS

Jan. 28--Coors Supercross, American Motorcyclist Assn., Anaheim Stadium.

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Jan. 29--Golden State Nationals, Continental Motosport Club, Carlsbad Raceway, Carlsbad.

Feb. 11--Supercross, AMA, Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego.

Feb. 26--Golden State Nationals, CMC, Glen Helen Park, San Bernardino.

June 10--Supercross, AMA, Coliseum, Los Angeles.

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June 18--U.S. Grand Prix, 500cc, Hollister, Calif.

Oct. 29--National outdoor series, 500 and 125cc, AMA, Hollister.

MOTORCYCLES

Mar. 4--Spring Classic, speedway bikes, Long Beach Veterans Stadium. Also May 10, Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa.

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Apr. 1--Speedway regular season opener, Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa.

Apr. 6--Speedway track opener, South Bay Stadium, Ascot Park.

Apr. 16--U.S. International Grand Prix, Formula One world championship, Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey.

May 13--Gardena Gold Cup, Camel Pro Series national half-mile, AMA, Ascot Park.

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June 3--American Speedway Finals, Long Beach Veterans Stadium.

July 28-29--U.S. vs. World Challenge, speedway bikes, Ascot Park.

Sep. 30--Camel Pro Series national half-mile, AMA, Ascot Park.

Oct. 6--U.S. Speedway Finals, Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa.

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