Gates wins at Firecracker Nationals

Gates wins at Firecracker Nationals

FALLBROOK – Eric Gates and his crew ran at the Firecracker Nationals in Albuquerque over the July 4 weekend and won. They qualified first with a 6.69 207 which he said “was remarkable because the track is a mile high and the corrected elevation was over 8000′ the whole weekend.” They beat Lyle Byrum in […]

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Young Volkswagen enthusiast has an ‘AirCooled’ club

Fallbrook native David Taylor has started what appears to be a pretty cool car club. Or, as he would say, an “AirCooled” club. Taylor, 18, founded Fallbrook AirCooled in February, and the club’s most recent gathering on July 1, attracted 34 members who share a common bond – a passion for classic Volkswagens and their […]

Car paying tribute to Navy SEAL Carter finishes 12th of 40

The No. 3 Cheerios Chevrolet, the car that featured the name of 1998 Fallbrook High School graduate and fallen Navy SEAL Mark T. Carter on its windshield, finished 12th of 40 in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29 in Concord, N.C. Driven by Austin Dillon in NASCAR’s longest race, the Cheerios […]

Welfle fourth in Demo Cross main event at Perris Auto Speedway

Fallbrook driver Ryan Welfle placed fourth in the Demo Cross main event April 30 at Perris Auto Speedway. “It could have gone better if my transmission didn’t start to give up,” said Welfle. Welfle began the 20-lap race on the inside of the ninth row.   “I just started off slow and tried to stay […]

More Volunteers Sought for California’s Road Charge Pilot

Pilot in full swing and on track to launch in July SACRAMENTO – Having reached its initial goal of 5,000 volunteers, the Caltrans Road Charge Pilot program is now asking more rural drivers to sign up to ensure that the pilot accurately depicts the needs of the entire state of California. In 2014, the legislature […]

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