This Tulare, Thunderbowl Raceway winners list is still being compiled. It is incomplete (but much better than what we had before, which was nothing). Thanks to Kevin Eckert, Marty Kobata, Lance Jennings, Jeff Peck, and Steve Turnross for their help! ...We would LOVE to fill in all the blanks on this list, particularly in terms of car owner victories. Please email me if you can help with specific information. (Wins updated as May 12, 2021).

Top 20 in Winged 410 wins

  1. Brent Kaeding - 16
  2. Tim Kaeding - 12
  3. Jason Meyers - 8
  4. Kyle Hirst - 6
  5. Rico Abreu - 4
  6. Randy Hannagan - 4
  7. Steve Kent - 4
  8. Blake Robertson - 4
  9. Tommy Tarlton - 4
  10. Jac Haudenschild - 3
  11. Bud Kaeding - 3
  12. Steve Kinser - 3
  13. Joey Saldana - 3
  14. Donny Schatz - 3
  15. Tyler Walker - 3
  16. Jonathan Allard - 2
  17. David Gravel - 2
  18. Kyle Larson - 2
  19. Aaron Reutzel - 2
 

Top 15 in 410 Non-Wing wins.

  1. Rickie Gaunt - 4
  2. Cory Kruseman - 4
  3. Damion Gardner - 3
  4. Richard Griffin - 2
  5. Rip Williams - 2
 

Top 19 in Winged 360 wins

  1. Mike Faria - 12
  2. Tommy Tarlton - 12
  3. Ricci Faria - 9
  4. Rico Abreu - 8
  5. Tim Kaeding - 8
  6. Luke Beberia - 7
  7. Bud Kaeding - 5
  8. Dominic Scelzi - 4
  9. Lindsey Casto - 3
  10. Willie Croft - 3
  11. Mitchell Faccinto - 3
  12. Monte Faccinto - 3
  13. Ryan Bernal - 2
  14. Randy Hannagan - 2
  15. Jac Haudenschild - 2
  16. Kyle Hirst - 2
  17. Kyle Larson - 2
  18. Blake Robertson - 2
  19. Tyler Walker - 2
 

Tops 13 in Non-Winged 360 wins

  1. Ryan Bernal - 15
  2. Bud Kaeding - 6
  3. Richard Vanderweerd - 6
  4. Chad Boespflug - 2
  5. Dale Cross - 2
  6. Danny Faria Jr. - 2
  7. Tristan Guardino - 2
  8. D.J. Johnson - 2
  9. Kyle Larson - 2
  10. Austin Liggett - 2
  11. Gene Manhire - 2
  12. Peter Murphy - 2
  13. Craig Stidham - 2

 

 

Top 10 in Midget wins

  1. Alex Schutte - 1
  2. Austin Liggett - 1
  3. Brady Bacon - 1
  4. Michael Faccinto - 1
  5. P.J. Jones - 1
  6. Robby Flock - 1
  7. Ronnie Gardner - 1
  8. Sleepy Tripp - 1
  9. Tracy Hines - 1
  10. Trey Marcham - 1
 

Top 10 in 305 wins

  1. Blake Robertson - 8
  2. Grant Duinkerken - 2
  3. Kyle Rasmussen - 2
  4. Monty Ferriera - 2
  5. Blaine Fagundes - 1
  6. Zane Blanchard - 1
  7. Lane Taylor - 1
  8. Michael Pombo - 1
  9. Jared Faria - 1
  10. Brooklyn Holland - 1

 

Tulare, CA. Thunderbowl Raceway history. 2016-2021 / 2011-2015 / 2006-2010 / 2001-2005 / 1988-2000

Date  Winner Car Sanction Notes Official class
4/17/21 Austin Liggett Liggett 83 USAC Western States Midgets  Midgets 
4/17/21 Brody Roa  8m USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
4/17/21 Kyle Rasmussen Rasmussen 38 RaceSaver  305 305
3/27/21 Damion Gardner Alexander 1 USAC-CRA Top five: Gardner, Cody Williams, Danny Faria Jr., Austin Williams, Bud Kaeding.  410nw
3/27/21 Dominic Scelzi  Scelzi 41 Kings of Thunder 360 Top five: D Scelzi, Abreu, Netto, Stidham, Garen Linder.  360w
3/27/21 Lane Taylor Taylor 4L RaceSaver  305 305
3/26/21 Brooklyn Holland  Holland 2 RaceSaver  305 Holland had quick-time of 14.705 305
3/26/21 Dominic Scelzi  Scelzi 41 Kings of Thunder 360 Top five on openingnight of the 2021 season: D Scelzi, Netto, Mitchell Faccinto, Corey Day, and Tanner Holmes. …Kaleb Montgomery had quick-time of 13.709 360w
3/26/21 Max Adams  Ford 73 USAC-CRA This was the opening night of the 2021 season. There were no events contested at Tulare in 2020.  410nw
10/19/19 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 75 cars returned for the final night of the Trophy Cup. Rico completed a dominant performance with a sweep of all-three main events.  360w
10/18/19 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 Top five: Abreu, Golobic, Eliason, J Allard, J Sanders.  360w
10/17/19 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 Trophy Cup.  360w
6/8/19 Dominic Scelzi  Roth 83 Kings of Thunder 360 Top five: D Scelzi, Abreu, Bud Kaeding, K Hirst, T Kaeding.  360w
6/8/19 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 NARC/KWS Peter Murphy Classic Night Two (rescheduled after a rain out) A-Main (31 laps) 1. Rico Abreu (Abreu 24), 2. Jonathan Allard (Offill 88), 3. D.J. Netto (Netto 88n), 4. Ryan Bernal (Tarlton 21), 5. Dominic Scelzi (Roth 83) 410w
6/7/19 Michael Pombo Pombo 53 RaceSaver  305 305
6/7/19 Ryan Bernal  Keith Day 22 Kings of Thunder 360 Chris & Brian Faria Memorial.  360w
6/7/19 Tristan Guardino Guardino 15T USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
5/18/19 RAIN The second night of the Peter Murphy Classic was rained out and rescheduled. 
5/17/19 Austin Liggett Liggett 83 USAC West Coast 360's 15.432 was quick-time, set by Richard Vanderweerd.  360nw
5/17/19 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 SCCT Peter Murphy Classic night one drew 41 cars for SCT action.  360w
5/4/19 Scott Parker Parker 12P Kings of Thunder 360 360w
5/4/19 RaceSaver  305 305
4/27/19 Kyle Rasmussen Rasmussen 38 RaceSaver  305 305
4/27/19 Mitchell Faccinto  Greenberg 37 Kings of Thunder 360 360w
3/9/19 Ian Madsen  KCP Racing 18 WoO There was a rain delay but the show was completed. The 35-lap feature went to Ian Madsen. Top five: I Madsen, Pittman, S Haudenschild, Sweet, T Shaffer. ..Ian also won the Dashm and his heat race.  410w
3/9/19 Mitchell Faccinto  Greenberg 37 Kings of Thunder 360 360w
3/8/19 RAIN WoO 410w
10/20/18 Willie Croft  Rudeen 26 Trophy Cup.  360w
10/19/18 Jac Haudenschild  Abreu 24R Trophy Cup.  360w
10/18/18 Mitchell Faccinto  Greenberg 37 Trophy Cup.  360w
6/2/18 Blake Robertson  BR Motorsports 15 RaceSaver  305 305
6/2/18 Kyle Hirst  Roth 83 NARC/KWS 410w
6/2/18 Tristan Guardino Guardino 15T USAC West Coast 360's Chris & Brian Faria Memorial.  360nw
5/19/18 Richard Vanderweerd Vanderweerd 10 USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
5/19/18 Shane Golobic  Tarlton 21x KWS Peter Murphy Classic  410w
5/18/18 Danny Faria Jr.  Faria 17v USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
5/18/18 Gio Scelzi Scelzi 41 SCCT Peter Murphy Classic. 30 laps. Top five: G Scelzi (Scelzi 41), Kyle Hirst (Roth 83), Shane Golobic (Day 22), Steven Tiner (Tiner 94), Tanner Thorson (Lamar 3c).  360w
5/5/18 Grant Duinkerken  Duinkerken 67g RaceSaver  305 15 305's in the pits.  305
5/5/18 Steven Kent  Kent 7K Civil War  12 cars started the feature.  360w
4/21/18 Bud Kaeding  Williams 0 Civil War  17 cars. Top five was: Bud Kaeding, K Hirst, Golobic, Netto, Cole Macedo.  360w
4/21/18 Bud Kaeding  Williams 0 KWS 18 cars.  410w
4/14/18 Alex Schutte 28 USAC Western States Midgets  20 cars. Shannon McQueen set quick-time at 16.091 Midgets 
4/14/18 Austin Liggett Liggett 83 USAC-CRA 410nw
4/14/18 Grant Duinkerken  Duinkerken 67g RaceSaver  305 21 cars.  305
3/10/18 RAIN WoO 410w
3/9/18 Aaron Reutzel  Baughman 87 WoO 35 lap feature was won by Reutzel over Cory Eliason, Donny Schatz, Dominic Scelzi, and Carson Macedo. …43 cars were entered. …Gio Scelzi, in Paul Silva's #57, had quick-time at 12.568 410w
3/9/18 Ryan Bernal  USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
10/21/17 Ryan Bernal  Phulps 56 Trophy Cup. Shane Golobic won his second Trophy Cup in as many years.  360w
10/20/17 Cory Eliason 20 Trophy Cup: Top five: Eliason, Tanner Thorson, Jason Meyers, D.J. Netto, Steven Tiner.  360w
10/19/17 Jason Solwold  18 Trophy Cup drew 82 cars for night one.  360w
6/10/17 Gio Scelzi Roth 83 jr.  KWS 410w
6/10/17 Monty Ferriera Ferriera 45 RaceSaver  305 305
5/20/17 Jared Faria  Faria 10F RaceSaver  305 Faria won his first feature. The top five in the 25-lapper: J faria, V Schott. M Ferriera, A Pombo, C Ennis. …14 cars.  305
5/20/17 Kyle Hirst  Roth 83 KWS Top five: K Hirst, Golobic, Casron Macedo, C Eliason, Bud Kaeding. …Macedo had quick-time at 13.438 410w
5/20/17 Ryan Bernal  Ford 73 USAC West Coast 360's Top five: Bernal, K Hirst, A Liggett, R Vanderweerd, D Faria Jr.  360nw
4/22/17 Bud Kaeding  Williams 0 KWS Gio Scelzi set fast-time at 13.801 410w
4/22/17 Kyle Hirst  51T USAC West Coast 360's Quick-time was 16.061 by Austin Liggett.  360nw
4/21/17 Rico Abreu  Abreu 24 SCCT Top five was: 1. Abreu (Abreu 24), 2. Sean Becker (Menne 75), 3. Kyle Hirst (Roth 83), 4. Cory Eliason (Tiner 83SA), 5. Ryan Bernal (Phulps 56). …51 cars.  360w
4/21/17 Zane Blanchard Blanchard 7z RaceSaver  305 Race was shorted to 18 laps. 23 cars marked a record for the 305 series.  305
4/8/17 RAIN USAC-CRA
3/18/17 Donny Schatz  Stewart 15 WoO 410w
3/18/17 Ryan Bernal  USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
3/17/17 David Gravel  CJB Motorsports 5 WoO 410w
3/17/17 Jake Swanson  USAC West Coast 360's Jake Swanson set a New Track Record for a single lap in a non-wing 360, at 14.984 seconds.  360nw
10/22/16 Willie Croft  Croft 29 Trophy Cup final night 2016. Golobic won the Cup over Kyle Hirst, and and D.J. Netto.  360w
10/21/16 Buddy Kofoid  Dan Simpson 4s Night two of the Trophy Cup was won by 14 year-old Buddy Kofoid, with Jason Solwold second, and Sean Becker third.  360w
10/20/16 Jason Meyers  Tarlton 21 The track was widened in turn two prior to the 2016 Trophy Cup.  360w
10/8/16 Blake Robertson  BR Motorsports 15 RaceSaver  305 Ten cars.  305
10/8/16 Kyle Hirst  KWS 410w
10/8/16 Ronnie Gardner Gardner 68 USAC Western States Midgets  Alex Schutte had quick-time at 15.651 Midgets 
7/23/16 Kyle Hirst  Tarlton 21x KWS 410w
7/23/16 Troy Rutherford Rutherford 11 USAC West Coast 360's Peter Murphy Classic paid $4,000 to-win.  360nw
7/22/16 Kyle Hirst  Tarlton 21x KWS 410w
7/22/16 Ryan Bernal  Phulps 56 USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
5/14/16 Austin Liggett Liggett 83 USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
5/14/16 Blake Robertson  BR Motorsports 15 RaceSaver  305 Ten cars.  305
5/14/16 Willie Croft  Croft 29 KWS 410w
4/23/16 Blake Robertson  BR Motorsports 15 RaceSaver  305 Ten cars. Robertson set the 305 Track Record at 14.829 305
4/23/16 D.J. Johnson  Johnson 33 USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
4/9/16 RAIN USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
3/12/16 Blake Robertson  BR Motorsports 15 RaceSaver  305 Ten cars.  305
3/12/16 D.J. Johnson  Johnson 33 USAC West Coast 360's 360nw
3/12/16 David Gravel  CJB Motorsports 5 WoO Bryan Clauson, making a winged start in the 17w car, had quick-time at 12.671 seconds! …39 cars.  410w
3/11/16 RAIN WoO 410w

2011-2015 / 2006-2010 / 2001-2005 / 1988-2000

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