SONOMA (CBS SF) – The annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to the Bay Area this weekend. Over a quarter million fans are expected to attend the event at Sonoma Raceway.Rescue Crews Busy On San Francisco Bay Area Beaches During Tsunami Surge
The weekend begins with the Great Clips Fast Friday, a day of practice starting at 9:00am with two practice runs for NASCAR West and Legend Series. On Saturday morning, the Lean1 Pole Day Qualifying focuses on families with activities for the kids. Including a kids-only autograph session with the drivers and competing in the STEM Gravity-Powered Race Car Challenge. Visitors can also enjoy a full day racing during the Carneros 200 NASCAR Pro Series West Race, a new “knock-out” style qualifying format featuring the up & coming stars of the NASCAR West Series.READ MORE: Thieves Target License Plates in San Francisco; Rack Up Parking Tickets
On Sunday, June 22 the weekend reaches its peak as the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series compete in the Toyota/Save Mart 350. Cover band, Wonder Bread 5 performs during “Happy Hour” from 4:00pm to 6:00pm along with other games and prize giveaways.
Information and tickets are available through the Sonoma Raceway website racesonoma.com.MORE NEWS: Richmond Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking, Child Pornography Possession
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