California Lightning Sprints (CLS) are a Southern California based 1200cc
Mini-Sprint club. Capable of 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!
CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINTS RACE AT
BAKERSFIELD CANCELED (Upland, CA, March 13,
California Lightning Sprint Car Series race at
the Bakersfield Speedway has been canceled. A
statement from the management at the track
“State and county
recommendations regarding Coronavirus
restrictions have force postponement of this
Saturday’s race program at the Bakersfield
Speedway. We will continue to update the status
of the racing for the remainder of March on a
weekly basis. Thank you for your continued
ATTENTION CLS TEAMS AND FANS! MARCH
Racing at Bakersfield
Speedway for this Saturday the 14th, has been
postponed. We will keep you updated on future
dates on the CLS Schedule.
CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINTS OPEN SEASON
SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD (Upland, CA, March 10,
2020) The west coast’s
longest-running and number one Lightning Sprint
Car organization, the California Lightning
Sprint Car Series, will open its 27th
consecutive season of racing this Saturday
night, March 14th, at the Bakersfield Speedway.
The race will be the first of 15 on the 2020
schedule for the CLS and the first of five on
the Kern County clay oval.....more
MEMBERSHIPS MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE THE
PILL DRAW ON SATURDAY TO RECEIVE POINTS FOR THE
NIGHT Please download the
membership form and have it filled out when you
get to the track to avoid any loss of points.
See you Saturday!
ATTENTION CLS TEAMS! CLS has three
(3) transponders to rent if needed. If you need
a transponder, Please message CLS today to
reserve one. Thank you. See you Saturday!
California Lightning Sprints starts its 27th
year at Bakersfield Speedway, this Saturday
night! Can't wait to see all the updated CLS
teams and the new teams coming to compete with
Southern California's Best lightning sprint
organization. Here is a past race to get your
blood pumping! See you Saturday at Bakersfield
2020 CLS OFFICIALS & BOARD MEMBERS President:
Alex Grigoreas Vice President &
Statistician: Dick Hindman Secretary:
Gayleen Grigoreas Treasurer: Mike Nigh
Board of Directors: Jeff Dyer, John Robertson,
JJ Ercse, Michael Lange, Mike Nehring, Mike
Nigh, James Turnbull, Jr. Registration &
Line-ups: Colleen Cossey Pit Steward : Dwayne
Cossey Tech Director: Mike Nehring 2020 CLS SWEATSHIRT PRE-ORDER (Torrance, CA, February 5, 2020)
Hoodies are $30; Full Zip are $35. Please
contact us for which style & what size(s) by
Friday, 2/7. You can pay when they are delivered
at the first CLS race on March 14 at Bakersfield
THANK YOU! (Torrance, CA, February 1, 2020)
CLS would like to thank everyone that attended
the banquet tonight. Also want to thank Scott
Daloisio for coming and being the MC. Also
Timeless Ent for the Jackets and trophies, but
most of all, thank you to all that made the
drive to spend the evening with us. See you all
March 14th at Bakersfield for the 27th season of
2020 CLS APPAREL HAS BEEN DESIGNED (Torrance, CA, January 31, 2020)
There will be men’s & women’s t-shirts, which
will be available at the first race. There will
also be a pre-order on the sweatshirts: Hoodies
- $30; Full Zip - $35. You can pre-order at the
banquet tomorrow night or contact us. You can
pay for your sweatshirts when they are delivered
at the first race on March 14 at Bakersfield
PRESEASON PRATICE DATES (Torrance, CA, January 17, 2020)
For those interested, Ventura Raceway (CLS Home
Track) has two "Open Practice" dates. The first
date is February 15th, followed a week later on
February 22nd. Bakersfield Speedway will also be
holding an "Open Practice" on February 29th.
CLS BANQUET REMINDER (Torrance, CA, January 13, 2020)
Just a reminder for everyone to make sure you
send in you Banquet payment as it is right
around the corner. Our last flyer had the
incorrect address on it, Please send your checks
CLS 22126 Vermont Avenue, Unit A
Torrance, Ca 90502
CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINT CAR SERIES
RELEASES 2020 SCHEDULE (Torrance, CA, January 10, 2020)
The west coast’s longest-running and number one
Lightning Sprint Car organization, the
California Lightning Sprint Car Series, has
released the schedule for its 27th consecutive
season of racing. The action will begin and
finish the year at “The West’s Fastest 1/3 Mile
High Banked Clay Oval,” the Bakersfield
Speedway. The first race will be on March 14th
and the last will take place on November 17th.
Sandwiched in between will be 15 other dates.....more
CLS AWARDS BANQUET
The first item on the agenda for the CLS this
year will be the annual awards banquet on
February 1st. The gathering will be from 6:00 to
9:00 P.M. at Frantone’s Pizza & Spaghetti Villa
at 10808 Alondra Boulevard in Cerritos (90703).
Banquet tickets are $30.00 per person and will
feature an all you can eat Italian buffet,
beverages and dessert (wine and beer available
for additional cost). You can order tickets by
sending a check to: CLS, 22126 Vermont
Boulevard, Unit A, Torrance, CA 90502
FINAL 2019 POWRi CLS POINT STANDINGS 1. Jarrett Kramer
2046, 2. A. J. Bender 1889, 3. Cody Nigh 1831,
4. Aiden Lange 1736, 5. Eric Greco 1675, 6.
Dominic Del Monte 1639, 7. Doug Nunes 1539, 8.
Jeff Dyer 1475, 9. Bobby Michnowicz 1428, 10.
Jon Robertson 1274, 11. James Turnbull 1223, 12.
Jason Arnolde 1170, 13. Grant Sexton 996, 14.
Gage Cheek 977, 15. Brent Sexton 941, 16. Dalton
Sexton 803, 17. Pat Kelley 657, 18. Robb Pelmear
646, 19. Frank Ditmar 530, 20. Shane Sexton 523....more
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