Royal Truck Body Backing Hangtown 100


PLACERVILLE, Calif. – Officials with the Elk Grove Ford Hangtown 100 have announced that Royal Truck Body has come on board to sponsor the Wednesday night, 100-lap main event on Nov. 20 at Placerville Speedway.

Royal Truck Body was founded in 1971 on the principal of commitment to quality for its customers’ service needs and is the largest service body provider in the Western United States.

“We are definitely looking forward to sponsoring the Wednesday night feature at the inaugural Hangtown 100,” commented Royal Truck Body Branch Manager Jack Kitterman. “This event is going to be an exciting one and with 100-laps being contested during the finale you can bet it’s a race you won’t want to miss.

The Elk Grove Ford Hangtown 100 on Nov. 19-20 marks the first appearance by the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series to Placerville Speedway. The two-night event co-sanctioned with the USAC Western States Midgets will utilize a modified Trophy Cup style format, featuring larger than normal inverts.

Tuesday’s PureCrop1 main event will be 30-laps, $5,000-to-win and features the top-12 cars in combined points inverted.

Wednesday night’s Royal Truck Body A-main will be 100-laps around the famed red clay oval with the winner picking up a $20,000 payday. All the biggest names in USAC National Midget racing will be in action, as well as special guest appearances by some of racing’s biggest stars.

Also in action both nights will be the Wicked Energy Gum NW Focus Midgets presented by Cognitive Warriors.


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