California Lightning Sprints (CLS) are a Southern California based 1200cc
Mini-Sprint club. The group competes in both winged
and non-winged events at the Perris, Bakersfield, Ventura,
Santa Maria, Barona, and Victorville clay ovals. Reaching speeds in excess of 100
mph, the cars of the CLS may be small
in size, but they are
big on excitement!!!
To The Official Website Of The California Lightning Sprints!
05/25:Perris Auto Speedway
1 10 Dan Hilberg 1173 2 4x Stephen Limon 1161
3 12m Bobby Michnowicz 1078 4 3 Alex Bissett 998
5 50 Guy Maresch 995 6 90 Tom Downing 991 7 29
Zach Zauss 928 8 24 Damon Arnett 891 9 17 Dale
Gamer 880 10 7 Jeff Dyer 856
MICHNOWICZ WINS KING OF CALIFORNIA MINI SPRINT
CA, May 15, 2013) Veteran
racer Bobby Michnowicz captured the California
Lightning Sprint Car Series main event at Scott
Schweitzer’s Bakersfield Speedway last Saturday night.
In doing so, the Lomita veteran sewed up the
three-race “King of California Mini Sprint Challenge”
championship. The win was Michnowicz second in the
three race series and it allowed him to beat Northern
Californian Craig Dillard by 48-points to claim the
MINI SPRINT KING OF CALIFORNIA CHAMPION TO BE
CROWNED AT BAKERSFIELD!
(Placentia, CA, May 8, 2013) The final and deciding round
of the "King of California Mini Sprint Challenge" will
be held at the Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday
night, May 11th. Heading into the race, Lomita's Bobby
Michnowicz holds a 22-point lead over Northern
California driver Craig Dillard....(more).
BOBBY MICHNOWICZ BECOMES FIRST CLS REPEAT
WINNER OF 2013!
(Placentia, CA, April 30, 2013) Bobby Michnowicz became the
first repeat winner of 2013 in the California
Lightning Sprint Car Series when he won the 20-lap
main event at the “Doc” Griffin Memorial at the
grand-re-opening of the Orange Show Stadium in San
Bernardino last Saturday night....(more).
NUNES WINS ROUND #2 OF THE KING OF CALIFORNIA
MINI SPRINT CHALLENGE SERIES! (Placentia, CA, April 23,
California star Doug Nunes led the final 15-laps to
score the victory in round #2 of the “King of
California Mini Sprint Challenge Series” at the
Bakersfield Speedway last Saturday night....(more).
JARRETT KRAMER BECOMES FOURTH WINNER IN FOUR
2013 CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINT CAR RACES! (Placentia, CA, April 16,
California Lightning Sprint Car champion Jarrett
Kramer changed his clutch between his heat race and
the main event and then went on to lead all 20-laps in
the main to claim the win before a massive crowd at
Perris Auto Speedway last Saturday. In posting the
win, Kramer became the fourth different winner in as
many races for the competitive CLS series in 2013...(more).
EXTRA MONEY UP FOR GRABS IN THE “KING OF
CALIFORNIA MINI SPRINT CHALLENGE!” (Placentia, CA,
April 12, 2013)
When the cars hit the track for rounds two and three
of the “King of California Mini Sprint Challenge” at
the Bakersfield Speedway on April 20th and May 11th,
they will have some extra incentives to go fast in
both qualifying and in the main events...(more).