A full press release from Sonoma Raceway follows:
Sonoma Raceway’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Date Set for 2014
Toyota/Save Mart 350 Returns in June
SONOMA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2013) – Sonoma Raceway’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 has featured nine different winners over the past nine years, and established itself as one of the most exciting and unpredictable races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule.
Northern California race fans will be treated to this action-packed race weekend for the 26th consecutive year in 2014 at Sonoma Raceway, June 20-22. NASCAR announced its complete 2014 schedule on Tuesday.
Earlier this year, Martin Truex Jr. took the checkers for his first-ever win in Sonoma, his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series road-course victory. Truex Jr. also became the seventh consecutive driver to win his first Cup Series road-course race in Sonoma; highlighting the increased level of competition on the serpentine circuit.
NASCAR’s fender-banging action returns to Sonoma next June with the likes of Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart battling for a return to the Wine Country Winner’s Circle on the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course, while stars like Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski look for their first Sonoma wins.
The Sprint Cup Series will be joined by the NASCAR Pro Series West over race weekend for the ninth consecutive year. Lakeport’s (Calif.) Derek Thorn charged to the lead late in June’s event and pulled away in a green-white-checkered finish to take the win.
Race fans will once again be treated the only air show on the NASCAR circuit during pre-event ceremonies on Sunday, June 22. The Patriots Jet Team Air Show, which boasts an all-volunteer team and is the only six-jet civilian demonstration team in the country, will rock the skies above the raceway with a 25-minute show featuring jets operating at speeds better than 500 mph.
Race fans interested in getting an early start can renew their Toyota/Save Mart 350 tickets or sign-up for priority pre-sale by calling 800-870-RACE (7223) today.