Campi Hangs on for Super Late Model Win at FTS

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Scott Lockwood – For most of Saturday night’s 75-lap, Turner Tree and Landscaping, Super Late Model feature at Full Throttle Speedway, Sarasota’s Anthony Campi looked like he would cruise to an easy victory. But Riverview’s Joe Boyd had other ideas after staging a late rally of his own.
Campi and Boyd shared the front row for the night’s main event. Campi jumped out to an early lead and needed just 16 laps around the 3/8-mile oval to begin lapping traffic. By the time the race reached 25 laps, Campi had already lapped half the field.
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Full Throttle Speedway May 18th Racing Action

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Full Throttle Speedway returns to action on Saturday night May 18th when a host of some of the best Super Late Model Drivers sponsored by, Turner Tree and Landscaping, are expected to come and do battle for 75 Green Flag Laps, on the 3/8-mile high-banked oval. Fans will get an opportunity to meet their favorite Super Late Model drivers and get autographs during the intermission period.
Street Stocks, Pro and Rookie 4’s, T.Q. Midgets, Modified Minis, Road Warriors and Outlaw Modifieds will also be in action.  There will be practice Friday from 4:00pm till dark, with  FREE K.W.’S BBQ and beverage.  Starting last…

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Bowman dominates Modified feature at FTS

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Scott Lockwood, Bradenton, FL – Ralph Bowman delivered an early Mother’s Day gift with a wire-to-wire win in the 25-lap Open-Wheel Modified feature Saturday night before a packed house at Full Throttle Speedway.
St. Pete’s Bowman grabbed the lead at the start and was followed closely by Cape Coral’s Steve Arnold. Six laps in, L.B. Skaggs got around Wayne Jefferson for third and started closing on Arnold for second. Four laps later, Jefferson and Eric Rudd got together in the middle of the back stretch, sending Jefferson into the wall and ending his night.
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DeSoto goes Full Throttle

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by Rick Anges
DeSoto Speedway has a long history. The east Manatee county speedway has been the home to some of the fiercest racing in Florida from Dick Anderson’s win in the first Icebreaker in 1980, James Knight’s valiant run for the ’99 Pure Stock championship and  Jeff Choquette’s first asphalt win just to name a few, it is rich with it.
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A FULL HOUSE AT FULL THROTTLE SPEEDWAY

Saturday night at the Full Throttle Speedway was something you just needed to see for yourself! The atmosphere was something more than electric, and everyone that walked through the gate was a part of the show. It was a steady stream of traffic that flowed into the parking lot and it never seemed to stop. As the fans walked through the gate’s they were greeted by smiling faces telling them to have a good time ,and you might want to grab a bag of popcorn and grab a seat cause…

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Throttle Issues Can’t Stop Steele From Picking Up TBARA Opener

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Story and Photos by Dave Sink
BRADENTON, Fla. (May 4, 2013) – Dave Steele removed a RaceCeiver that was wedged under his throttle pedal to win the Tampa Bay Area Racing Association (TBARA) opener Saturday night at the newly reopened Full Throttle Speedway before a large crowd.
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Full Throttle Results 5/4

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RESULTS FULL THROTTLE SPEEDWAY 5/04/2013
 
TBARA WING SPRINTS
1.33 David Steele
2.31 Dude Teate
3. 67 Scotty Adema
4.11. Joey Aguilar
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Full Throttle Speedway getting a major makeover in East Manatee

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EAST MANATEE — DeSoto Speedway, renamed Full Throttle Speedway by new owners Mike Chase and Kevin Williams, is getting a top-to-bottom renovation and freshening up in anticipation of a May 4 reopening.
Chase and Williams closed on the $1.2 million purchase of the three-eighths mile oval race track at 21000 State Road 64 East in February, and got to work making the 63-acre property attractive to families.
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TBARA Pre-season Update

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Our TBARA season opener will be at the grand opening of Full Throttle Speedway in Bradenton!  This is the former De Soto Speedway that has recently been purchased by Kevin Williams, the most recent operator of Punta Gorda Speedway.  His new track is under-going extensive renovations in preparation for their big  grand-opening night, which will kick off a very successful future for FTS.  This is good news for racing in Florida!
We are the featured attraction on their grand opening that will kick off on Saturday, May 4’th.  This first night…

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Full Throttle Speedway 2013 Schedule

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5-4-2013
TBARA Winged Sprints
Street stock
Road Warrior
Pro 4 / Rookie 4
T.Q. Midgets
Legends
Bandoleros
Cowboy Cadillac
5-11-2013
Open Wheel Modified
Late Model Sportsman
Pro Truck
Rookie Truck
Pro 4 / Rookie 4
Cowboy Cadillac
5-18-2013
Super Late Model 75
75 Green Flag Laps
Autograph session for Super Late Models
Street Stock
Road Warrior
Pro 4 / Rookie 4
Modified Mini
T.Q. Midgets
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