Placerville Showdown 50/50 Raffle to Benefit KKF

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Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown Presented by Riebes Auto Parts

Marketing Partners Join Sweet to Help Promote Upcoming Race

by: Troy Hennig
PLACERVILLE, CA – (3-21, 2016)…The greatest show on dirt, the World of Outlaws, are heading to Placerville Speedway this Wednesday night, March 23rd. Joining the World of Outlaws are the USAC Western States Midgets. This twin billing of two of the most recognizable motorsports organizations in the nation will give fans a night of professional dirt track racing they soon won’t forget.

Momentum continues to build for the second annual Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts. Not only is the driver roster continuing to expand but so are the individual marketing partners for this once a year event. The Kasey Kahne Foundation, and Ruhs Bros. Motorsports will join Riebes Auto Parts as presenting sponsors during the Wednesday night racing. “I couldn’t be happier with the support of these great sponsors who have come on board and will help grow this event beyond my wildest dreams,” said Sweet.

On race day, between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, fans are invited to the local Placerville Riebes Auto Parts store located just a short distance from the speedway at 2885 Ray Lawyer Drive. Brad Sweet will be on hand with his World of Outlaw sprint car team. Sweet will be signing autographs and be joined by other drivers who are scheduled to stop by.

The Kasey Kahne Foundation (KKF) is set to hold a special 50/50 raffle during the nights racing action. KKF will provide at least 750 give away items to the fans in attendance Wednesday night such as koozies, stickers, pens, rulers and miscellaneous keep sakes. Other special items include an autographed diecast, a pair of autographed race worn shoes and a women’s jacket.

The Kasey Kahne Foundation is a 501(c)3 committed to raising awareness and funds for charities supporting chronically ill children and their families. The KKF strives to empower youth and inspire their future through education by donating to programs dedicated to fulfilling children’s needs for success. Since 2005, Kasey has dedicated countless hours by visiting with ill children, granting their wishes and speaking to groups of school aged children about the importance of education. To learn more about fundraising events and supporting the KKF, please visit

Fans are able to reserve their tickets for Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts by following this online link at Reserved tickets are $45 per seat. Fans can purchase pit passes / general admission seating on the day of the event but those seats are all first come first serve. Tickets and will call booth will open at 2 PM. Pit gate opens at 2 PM. Grandstands open at 4 PM with sprint car qualifying slated to begin at 6:30 PM.

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