Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars Set For 2017 Race Season

Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars Set For 2017 Race Season

Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars Set For 2017 Race Season

Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars Set For 2017 Race Season

By Ben Deatherage

Pavement Sprint Car fans from across the Pacific Northwest region will surely be excited for the return of the roar of the engines as the Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Cars return for 2017.  The new campaign will feature nine races in the states of Oregon, Idaho, and Washington as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. 


Before any racing begins Douglas County Speedway will be hosting an open practice from 3:00 PM to Dusk on Friday, May 19th.  Then the season officially gets under way with the Roseburg, Oregon facility has the honor of running the Rick Brown Super Shoe on Saturday, the 20th.  After taking a couple of weeks off Idaho’s Meridian Speedway will once again see the return of the prestigious Diamond Cup on June 2nd and 3rd.


Speaking of prestigious events the Rory Price Memorial is back at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington.  Although it will be the only race in the month of July, the 29th, it will doubt be an event you do not want to miss.  August 11th and 12th will see the only trip north of the border as Victoria, British Columbia venue Western Speedway is the site of the historic Daffodil Cup.


The month of September will see the season wrap all up with three races in three nights in the state of Idaho.  Magic Valley Speedway, in Twin Falls, will have a Thursday night affair on the 14th before a two night stint at Meridian Speedway for the Pink Lady Classic.  The last three events will also be co-sanctioned with the King of the Wing Series.


Be sure and stay up to date with the NSRA by visiting the series website at Also check out the official Facebook page and click “Like” to follow the tour via your favorite electronic devices.

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2017 Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Car Schedule:

May 20th-Douglas County Speedway-Roseburg, OR-Rick Brown “Super Shoe”

June 2nd-Meridian Speedway-Meridian, ID-Diamond Cup

June 3rd-Meridian Speedway-Meridian, ID-Diamond Cup

July 29th-Evergreen Speedway-Monroe, WA-Rory Price Memorial

August 11th-Western Speedway-Victoria, BC-Daffodil Cup

August 12th-Western Speedway-Victoria, BC-Daffodil Cup

September 14th-Magic Valley Speedway-Twin Falls, ID (with King of the Wings)

September 15th-Meridian Speedway-Meridian, ID-Pink Lady Classic (with King of the Wings)

September 16th-Meridian Speedway-Meridian, ID-Pink Lady Classic (with King of the Wings)

Former Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Car Champions:
1991- Allen Goetz
1992- Allen Goetz
1993- Allen Goetz
1994- Myron Gemmer
1995- Rick Brown
1996- Rick Brown
1997- Trevor Montgomery
1998- Trevor Montgomery
1999- Trevor Montgomery
2000- Trevor Montgomery
2001- Craig Deaver
2002- Rick Brown
2003- Pat Bliss
2004- Rick Brown
2005- Rick Brown
2006- Jeff Montgomery
2007- Andy Alberding
2008- Matt Hein
2009- Matt Hein
2010- Andy Alberding
2011- Sierra Jackson
2012- Andy Alberding
2013- Andy Alberding
2014- Matt Hein
2015- Matt Hein

2016- Matt Hein