2017 Schedule

Sprint Car Challenge Tour

APRIL 1 – ANTIOCH SPEEDWAY
APRIL 15 – PLACERVILLE SPEEDWAY
APRIL 21 - THUNDERBOWL RACEWAY
APRIL 29 - PETALUMA SPEEDWAY

MAY 27 – STOCKTON DIRT TRACK

JUNE 17 – ANTIOCH SPEEDWAY
JUNE 24 – CALISTOGA SPEEDWAY

JULY 2 (Sunday) – STOCKTON DIRT TRACK
JULY 3 (Monday) - PETALUMA SPEEDWAY
JULY 29 – FERNLEY 95A SPEEDWAY

AUGUST 25 (FRIDAY) - PLACERVILLE SPEEDWAY
AUGUST 26 – STOCKTON DIRT TRACK

NOVEMBER 4 – STOCKTON DIRT TRACK

 

 

Brian Cannon Career Highlights:
Brian has grown up around racing his entire life and at the age of 18 he began working on sprint cars professionally. Over the last 14+ years Cannon has worked alongside such drivers as Jonathan Allard, Stephen Allard, Andy Gregg, Ronnie Day, Roger Crockett, Andy Forsberg, and Mason Moore to name a few. In 2010, Brian became a car owner with Andy Forsberg behind the wheel of his Coors Light #47. During that season the team won both the Placerville Speedway and Civil War series Championships. In 2013, Cannon joined the Guts Racing / Russell Motorsports team where they went on to win a combined 7 features.

Career Highlights as Crew Chief:
6 Championships as Crew Chief, 70 Feature event wins including: 2012 ASCS Bullring Nationals, 2013 Mark Forni Classic, 2006 Al Hinds Memorial, 2006 Fall Nationals, 2005 NST Feature, 2009/2012 Calistoga Cup, 2009/2010 Trophy Cup Preliminaries, and 3rd at the Gold Cup Race of Champions in 2011.

Placerville Speedway 2010 Championship as Car Owner. Brian has wins up and down the West Cost (Chico, Tulare, Calistoga, Cottage Grove, Placerville, Yreka, Marysville, Petaluma, and Hanford)

 


Our Team

Menne Motorsports Welcomes Mike’s Hard Lemonade Back In 2017

The 2017 season is quickly approaching in Northern California, and one of the regions most competitive teams, Menne Motorsports, is pleased to welcome Mike’s Hard Lemonade back as a major marketing partner for what is shaping up to be a 45-race season.

“The Menne Motorsports team is currently putting together a very ambitious schedule that has me extremely excited to get the season started,” Menne Motorsports driver, Sean Becker said. “I am excited to have Mike’s Hard Lemonade on board, and their support will allow us to make this schedule possible.”

Menne Motorsports’ main objective in the season ahead is to claim the championship with the upstart Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards during their 13-race schedule, but will also be in action with various sanctioning bodies across the state, as well as competing at Silver Dollar Speedway very often.

“I am so grateful to have this team’s support, as well as having Mike’s Hard Lemonade with us again in 2017,” Becker added. “Brian Cannon’s hands on help made this possible, and I am fully prepared to do everything in my abilities to make them proud this season.

” With the season getting underway in California in early March, Becker and Menne Motorsports will kick things off at Silver Dollar Speedway on March 3rd and 4th during the Annual Mini Gold Cup. Becker would like to thank Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Cherry Street Mini Storage, Menne Ranch Hay Inc., Astro Titanium, Ponybracket.com, Hunt’s Race World, Molecule, Shaver Racing Engines, FK Rod Ends, K&N, Pioneer Auto Body, and The Joie of Seating for their support in 2017.