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Thunderbowl Raceway

0.333 mi./0.536 km. Dirt Oval located in Tulare, CA
Opened: 1980 | Track In Operation



Website: http://www.thunderbowlraceway.com/

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The following table contains a list of all known touring series or major events held at this speedway. Think we're missing one or have the results to it? Contact us!

Date Sanction Winner Laps
19 April 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
30 May 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
8 August 1998 Sprint Car Racing Association Rip Williams
17 October 1998 Sprint Car Racing Association Cory Kruseman
8 May 1999 Western Dirt Racing Tour Steve Drake (CA)
24 July 1999 Western Dirt Racing Tour Scott Pounds
4 August 2001 Sprint Car Racing Association Mike Kirby
6 July 2002 Sprint Car Racing Association Richard Griffin
5 April 2003 Sprint Car Racing Association Damion Gardner
14 June 2003 Sprint Car Racing Association Cory Kruseman
2 September 2003 O'Reilly World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
4 April 2004 Sprint Car Racing Association Cory Kruseman
4 April 2004 California Clash Super Late Model Series Steve Drake (CA)
24 April 2004 California Clash Super Late Model Series Steve Drake (CA)
15 May 2004 Sprint Car Racing Association Rickie Gaunt
10 July 2004 California Clash Super Late Model Series Steve Drake (CA)
10 July 2004 Sprint Car Racing Association Damion Gardner
30 October 2004 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Terry McCarl
25 February 2005 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tim Shaffer 35
15 October 2005 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Sammy Swindell 35
24 February 2006 National Sprint Tour Steve Kinser
25 February 2006 National Sprint Tour Steve Kinser 40
20 May 2006 Western Dirt Racing Tour Mike Johnson (Clovis, CA)
14 October 2006 National Sprint Tour Tim Kaeding 40
23 February 2007 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Joey Saldana 35
24 February 2007 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tim Kaeding 40
13 October 2007 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 35
18 October 2008 Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Jac Haudenschild 35
20 March 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Randy Hannagan 35
21 March 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Joey Saldana 35
5 March 2010 West Coast Late Model Shootout Steve Drake
5 March 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Jason Meyers 35
6 March 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Joey Saldana 35
6 March 2010 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Dean Alexander (CA)
3 April 2010 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Craig Stidham
10 April 2010 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Craig Stidham
1 May 2010 West Coast Late Model Shootout Bobby Hogge, IV
15 May 2010 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Bud Kaeding
2 October 2010 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Richard Vander Weerd
13 November 2010 AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship Bud Kaeding
19 March 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Jason Meyers 35
19 March 2011 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Bud Kaeding
16 April 2011 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Bud Kaeding
30 April 2011 ASCS Southern California Region Tommy Tarlton
30 April 2011 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Peter Murphy
14 May 2011 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Bud Kaeding
8 October 2011 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
8 October 2011 ASCS Southern California Region Tim Kaeding
16 March 2012 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tim Kaeding 35
11 May 2012 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Kyle Larson
12 May 2012 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Kyle Larson
15 March 2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
15 March 2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Tim Kaeding 35
16 March 2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Craig Dollansky 35
16 March 2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
13 April 2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Richard Vander Weerd
20 April 2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
21 September 2013 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Richard Vander Weerd
14 March 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Daryn Pittman 35
14 March 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Dennis Howell
15 March 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Rico Abreu 35
17 May 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
31 May 2014 USAC Honda Western Midget Championship Trey Marcham
31 May 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
21 June 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal
13 March 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Bud Kaeding 30
13 March 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
King of the West Sprint Car Series
Tim Kaeding 35
14 March 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
King of the West Sprint Car Series
Rico Abreu 35
14 March 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal 30
16 May 2015 King of the West Sprint Car Series D.J. Netto
16 May 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Danny Faria, Jr. 30
30 May 2015 USAC Honda Western Midget Championship Brady Bacon 30
30 May 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal 30
25 July 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Matt Mitchell (CA) 23
25 July 2015 King of the West Sprint Car Series Aaron Reutzel
10 October 2015 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Jace Vander Weerd 30
10 October 2015 King of the West Sprint Car Series Tyler Walker
12 March 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series
King of the West Sprint Car Series
David Gravel 35
12 March 2016 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series D.J. Johnson 30
12 March 2016 IMCA Western Racesaver Sprint Car Series Blake Robertson 10
23 April 2016 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series D.J. Johnson 30
23 April 2016 IMCA Western Racesaver Sprint Car Series Blake Robertson 25
14 May 2016 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Austin Liggett 30
14 May 2016 IMCA Western Racesaver Sprint Car Series Blake Robertson 12
14 May 2016 IMCA All-Star Modified Tour Troy Foulger 25
14 May 2016 King of the West Sprint Car Series Willie Croft 30
22 July 2016 King of the West Sprint Car Series Kyle Hirst 30
22 July 2016 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal 30
23 July 2016 King of the West Sprint Car Series Kyle Hirst 30
24 July 2016 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Troy Rutherford 30
8 October 2016 King of the West Sprint Car Series Kyle Hirst 30
8 October 2016 USAC Western States Midget Series Ronnie Gardner 30
8 October 2016 IMCA Western Racesaver Sprint Car Series Blake Robertson 25
17 March 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series David Gravel 35
17 March 2017 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Jake Swanson 30
18 March 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Donny Schatz 35
18 March 2017 USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Ryan Bernal 30

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