Derek Thorn Overcomes Adversity to Win at All American Speedway

Derek Thorn overcomes adversity to win with his Campbell Motorsports No. 43 team in the SRL Spears Southwest Tour race at All American Speedway.
Derek Thorn, driver of the No. 43 with Campbell Motorsports celebrates a Spears SRL Southwest Touring Series victory at All-American Speedway Photo by Sal Sigala Jr.

Derek Thorn overcomes adversity to win with his Campbell Motorsports No. 43 team in the SRL Southwest Tour race at All American Speedway.

Throughout the years, Campbell Motorsports driver Derek Thorn has overcome adversity on the track. By the end of the race, he usually finds his way to victory lane. Thorn has built his resume as a driver who will not allow obstacles to keep him from giving 110 percent, from practice to qualifying, and, of course, the race itself.

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Kansas NASCAR Race Review with Hot Topics Sound Off on Fan4Racing Radio

Kansas NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

Kansas NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

Guests in this episode include…

Bret Holmes

ARCA Menards Series Winner at Kansas Speedway

Joe Graf Jr

NASCAR Xfinity Series driver with SS Greenlight Racing

*RESCHEDULED to August 3rd*

Brian Olsen

Media Relations, PR Representative for the SRL Southwest Touring Series

The Agenda

This episode centers around Kansas Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards Series. We’ll also update the ARCA East and West along with post-race audio as time allows.

  • First, we review the ARCA Menards Series in Kansas. Then, ARCA winner Bret Holmes joins the conversation.
  • Then, we review the NASCAR Trucks and Xfinity Series in Kansas
  • Then, our guest is Brian Olsen, from the SRL Southwest Touring Series. We also review Cup Series in Kansas
  • Next is Hot Topics Sound Off with our Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk Review of Watkins Glen and Eldora – Monday, August 5, 2019

Guests on this episode include...

Cole Moore

Spears Southwest Touring Series driver, who is now leading the series point standings.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala every Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest race talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk Review!

Stay tuned in 10 to 10:30 pm ET for NASCAR Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey as our Fan4Racing crew discusses the hottest topics from the weekend of racing,

We’re talking all the latest from Watkins Glen International in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and K&N Pro Series East along with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Eldora Speedway.  We’ll include updates from the K&N Pro Series West, ARCA Menards Series, and more.

Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our LIVE broadcast starts at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, August 5, 2019.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk Review of Martinsville – Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET is NASCAR & Race Talk with host Sharon Burton. At 10 pm ET is NASCAR Hot Topic Sound Off

Our guests on this episode include…

Cole Custer

…Xfinity Series driver with Stewart Haas Racing after winning at Auto Club Speedway will help preview their upcoming race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.

Preston Peltier

…SRL Series driver after winning their season opener this past weekend at Irwindale Speedway.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala every Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest race talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk!

Stay tuned in 10 to 10:30 pm ET for NASCAR Hot Topics Sound Off as our Fan4Racing crew discusses the hottest topics from the weekend of racing with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew.

We’re talking all the latest from Martinsville Speedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Gander Outdoors Truck Series. We’ll include updates from the Xfinity, K&N Pro, ARCA Menards Series, and more.

Call 929-477-1790 OR tweet @Fan4RacingSite with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our LIVE broadcast starts at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, March 25, 2019.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk: 2018 Pre-Season – Monday, February 5, 2018

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Guest includes NASCAR Drive for Diversity driver, Ryan Vargas with Rev Racing as we discuss his 2018 K&N Pro and Whelen All American Series’ season that starts this weekend at New Smyrna Speedway.

Then, ARCA Racing Series driver Quin Houff talks about racing again with Mason Mitchell Motorsports at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.

Also, SRL driver, Buddy Shepherd, talks about finishing second to Kyle Busch in the fourth annual Winter Showdown last weekend at Kern County Raceway.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala this Monday night 8:30 to 9:30 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest race talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk! 

Stay tuned in 9:30 to 10:30 pm ET for NASCAR Hot Topic Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey as we discuss the hottest pre-season topics.

We’re talking all the latest NASCAR Pre Season news in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, XFINITY, and Camping World Truck Series, along with the K&N Pro Series, ARCA Racing Series and more.  So buckle up and stay tuned into Fan4Racing Radio throughout the 2018 NASCAR Racing season.

Call 929-477-1790 OR tweet @Fan4RacingSite, @Sal_Sigala or @alaskey14  with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our LIVE broadcast starts at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, February 5, 2018, or listen to the PODCAST afterward.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Kyle Busch Adds Winter Showdown to his Bucket List of Victories

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After winning the prestigious Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in December, NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch can now add the fourth annual SPEARS SRL Winter Showdown to his career bucket list of victories.

Busch missed his mark by two spots in last years Winter Showdown and made it a point to return to Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California this year in pursuit of victory. Continue reading

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk: 2018 Pre-Season – Monday, January 29, 2018

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Our guest includes Vinnie Miller at JD Motorsports with Gary Keller talking about his 2018 XFINITY Series season.

Also, Brian Olsen, talking about the SRL’s Fourth Annual Winter Showdown coming up this weekend at Kern County Raceway.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala this Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest race talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk! 

Stay tuned in 10 to 10:30 pm ET for NASCAR Hot Topic Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey as we discuss the hottest pre-season topics.

We’re talking all the latest NASCAR Pre Season news in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, XFINITY, and Camping World Truck Series, along with the K&N Pro Series, ARCA Racing Series and more.  So buckle up and stay tuned into Fan4Racing Radio throughout the 2018 NASCAR Racing season.

Call 929-477-1790 OR tweet @Fan4RacingSite, @Sal_Sigala or @alaskey14  with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our show starts at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, January 29, 2018.

As always…Thanks for listening!

MAVTV Returns to Televise 2018 Winter Showdown

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Bakersfield, CA – MAVTV and Lucas Oil Productions will be on hand to once again to nationally televise the upcoming ‘Winter Showdown’ at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California. Continue reading

Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk Review of Bristol – Monday, April 24, 2017

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In our Winner’s Circle is NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver, Harrison Burton, with MDM Motorsports after winning the Zombie Auto 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday and taking over the series points lead.

ARCA Racing Series driver, Zane Smith with Venturini Motorsports talking about his 2017 season, racing in the upcoming Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway this weekend and finishing ninth in the K&N East race at Bristol on Saturday.

SRL Touring Series driver, Ricky Schlick, talks about his 2017 season and finishing second at Kern County Raceway this past weekend.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala every Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest racing talk around on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk!

We’re talking all the latest news in racing including Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, XFINITY, Camping World Truck, K&N Pro, ARCA Racing Series and more.  So buckle up and stay tuned in to Fan4Racing Radio throughout the 2017 season.

Call 929-477-1790 OR tweet @Fan4RacingSite or @Sal_Sigala with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our 2017 season continues at 8:30 pm ET on Monday, April 24, 2017.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Fans Guide to the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Winter Showdown

Fan4Racing Radio guest Brian Olsen at 9:30 pm ET on Monday, February 6, 2017

Brian Olsen is our guest on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk, Monday, February 6, 2016 at 9:30 pm ET. Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite or @Sal_Sigala with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

The third Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California is this weekend February 10th and 11th. The weekend’s main event is Saturday, February 11th with the $30,000 to win, “SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 250” for Super Late Models. The weekend begins on Friday night, February 10th at the paved half-mile with the “51 FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night”, featuring the “Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse Fast 12” and the “Race for Autism Qualifying Races.”

Make the Most of the Winter Showdown Weekend: February 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017

WEDNESDAY

  • Super Late Model Registration, Parking and Optional Tech Day 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

THURSDAY

  • Tech inspection for the Super Late Models will take place starting at 9:30 am, with the cars hitting the track for the first time at 12:00 pm and concluding at 4:30 pm.
  • The “Winter Showdown Kick Off Party” at the Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace (2800 Buck Owens Blvd) presented by “Visit Bakersfield” on Thursday evening starting at 7 pm. As part of the evening, the Top-Ten in the 2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will be honored, including Three-Time SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Champion, Derek Thorn.

FRIDAY

  • Lucas Oil Modifieds will move on to the Kern County Raceway grounds at 10:30 am and will see three practice sessions, with the first one at 1:30 pm.
  • The Super Late Models will have one practice session from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm.
  • Super Late Model Qualifying will take place starting at 6:30 pm.

After Opening Ceremonies or the “51 FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night”,at 7:30 pm, the Lucas Oil Modifieds will put on a show for the fans with “Spray Nine Top-Nine of 2016”. The Top-Ten drivers from the 2016 Lucas Oil Modifeds, will battle it for nine laps. Then its back to the Super Late Models with the “Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse Fast 12”, featuring the fastest 12 drivers from qualifying racing for the top 12 starting positions for Saturday’s SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 250. The night will finish off with the “Race for Autism – Qualifying Races”.

  • Spectator Gates 5:30 pm – Opening Ceremonies at 7:30 pm.
  • Adult General Admission $15, Youth (6-15) General Admission $10, Kids 5 & under Free. Reserved Seating $20. 

SATURDAY

  • The main event of the weekend will be the Saturday evening, $30,000 to win, “SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 250” for Super Late Models. The racing will begin with Super Late Model Last Chance Race” at 3:10 pm, where teams will be racing for the final three starting positions in the SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 250. After opening ceremonies at 5:00 pm, the Lucas Oil Modifieds main event will kick things off with the “Spray Nine 50”. Then its final event of the 2017 Winter Showdown, the $30,000 to win “SPEARS Manufacturing 250”.
  • Spectator Gates 3 pm, Showdown Last Chance Race 3:10 pm, the 2017 Winter Showdown Opening Ceremonies 5:00 pm.
  • Adult General Admission $25, Youth (6-15) General Admission $15, Kids 5 & under Free. Reserved Seating $30. 

OTHER FAN INFO 

  • A limited amount of “Rowdy Roundup” with Kyle Busch ticket packages are available for fans to purchase. This special ticket will allow fans to attend a meet and greet with Busch on Saturday afternoon before the race, get his autograph and have their picture taken with him. If you are interested contact Kern County Raceway at 661-835-1264.

The Third Annual Winter Showdown is presented by:

SPEARS Manufacturing – 51 FIFTY Energy Drink – VisitBakersfield.com

S.A. Camp Pump & Drilling – KUZZ AM55 / FM107.9 – KBAK 29/KBFX 58

Race For Autism – Spray Nine – Hoosier Racing Tire – Motor City GMC

Lucas Oil – Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse in Colton & San Dimas

SUNOCO Race Fuels – Speed51.com

SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour