Thursday, February 4, 2016

Chase Johnson releases his 2016 schedule

Chase Johnson from Penngrove California  though he is just 20 years old is a decorated racer – he is a six-time Outlaw kart champion, the 2011 California Civil War Series Rookie of the Year, 2012 Petaluma Speedway 360 winged sprint car champion, and earned Rookie of the Year honors last year from the King of the West series.

Coming off his successful outing at the 30th annual Chili Bowl Nationals in the #17J Matt Wood Racing Spike/Esslinger, Johnson has released his 2016 schedule with the Thomas Family Racing team. Johnson plans to compete in 34 races in the black #68 410 cubic inch sprint car, mostly with a wing, but he also plans to race in six wingless races with the AMSOIL® USAC/CRA for California Sprint Week.

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Johnson will open his 2016 racing season with the Craftsman® World of Outlaws (WoO) tour for 10 races during their Western Swing which begins March 3 at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Johnson looks to build on his WoO results from 2015, as won his first WoO heat in April at Calistoga Speedway.  

Chase Johnson will run the entire 20-race King of the West sprint car series with an eye towards improving on his 13th place finish in the 2015 points.

In August, Johnson a fourth-generation racer and the Thomas Family racing team will travel to Iowa to compete in the 56th annual FVP® Knoxville Nationals. 

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Information and photographs for this article provided by Chase Johnson Racing and Inside Line Promotions

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