Tanner Thorson won the 58th running of the Johnny Key Classic Saturday night at Ocean Speedway.
Driving the famous Tri-C Motorsports No. 3c, the Minden, Nevada, driver picked up $5,000 for his efforts in the 50-lap Civil War Series race around the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds oval.
Tanner Thorson had a wild 24 hours. On Thursday, Thorson raced to a 14th place finish racing in the Nascar Camping World Truck Series at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. Thorson then flew back to California and made it Chico to race at the Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday night. The effort paid off as Thorson led the final 14 laps to win the 6th Annual Tyler Wolf Memorial.
Tanner Thorson won the 30-lap sprint car feature on the opening night of the Howard Kaeding Classic weekend at the Ocean Speedway on Friday night.
Dubbed the Civil War Series versus the weekly Taco Bravo 360 sprint car series, the race counted toward the yearly points battle for each.
Thorson, the only non-Californian driver of the 28 entered, drove the Tri-C Motorsports No. 3c.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series takes on the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio this Wednesday night for the sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby. The Young’s Motorsports team is bringing three Chevrolets to the high-banked, half-mile oval. Austin Hill will pilot the Young’s Building Systems/Randco No. 02, Tanner Thorson will be in the Ohio Logistics No. 20 and NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver, Ty Dillon, will be in the K&L Ready Mix No. 12.
On the final turn of the last lap in the 360 sprint car main event, Tanner Thorson seized his opportunity against a seasoned veteran at the Silver Dollar Speedway.
Andy Forsberg, who has 53 career wins at Silver Dollar Speedway, was in the lead with Thorson not too far behind. Forsberg shot out of turn four in the midst of lapped traffic, Forsberg chose the high line of the track, Thorson chose the bottom.
The Placerville Speedway hosted its annual Independence Day spectacular on Wednesday and saw a pair of first time winners during the evening with Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson scooping up his first career Thompson’s Auto Winged 360 Sprint Car triumph...
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08/26/18 - Thorson Has the Key at Ocean Oval
08/17/18 - Thorson Wins the Wolf
07/21/18 - Tanner Thorson Tops Ocean Sprint
06/08/18 - It's Thorson Again During POWRi Speed Week
01/12/18 - Thorson & Pickens Run the Thursday Alphabet