Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway

PHOTOS by Al Francis of NapaSonomaPhotos.com

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As many as 100,000 racing fans were approaching to attend this
weekend’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 eventuality during Sonoma Raceway, with trade in a area of a raceway during state Highways 37 and 121 approaching to peak all day Sunday when a tangible race
around a 10-turn march takes place.

Gates open 7 a.m. currently — Sunday.

A large pull to this year’s annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 is the
return of Jeff Gordon, a former Vallejo proprietor and five-time NASCAR cup
series champion. Sunday’s eventuality will be his final scurry crater array race.
Sonoma Raceway’s trade slackening efforts embody posting 46
changeable summary signs along highways within a 15-mile radius of the
raceway that will approach non race-related trade in and out of a Sonoma
and Napa valleys and divided from a dual highways.

In past years, adult to 85 percent of a drivers flitting a Sonoma
Raceway during a rise exit and entrance times were not attending a race, the
California Highway Patrol said.
When total with competition traffic, there can be hours of congestion
for all drivers, Sonoma Raceway pronounced on a website.
There are 7 signs along Highway 121 that approach race
attendees to a suitable entrance embankment and explain line description for
raceway and Sonoma/Napa traffic.

The raceway also allocated a trade manager to work with the
CHP to yield real-time instruction to maximize accession and outlet of traffic.

“The raceway has finished an glorious pursuit advising residents,
businesses and visitors of a Napa and Sonoma valleys with a mailers,
signage and electronic summary boards,” CHP Sgt. Brad Bradshaw said.
“Following a doing of this new trade devise in 2014, we
saw a estimable rebate in trade issues during a events around the
raceway,” Bradshaw said.

The Raceway Fun Train from Sacramento was approaching to move scarcely 700 fans
to a track, and a SportsFanExpress train module was slated to transport
1,000 fans from 29 locations around Northern California.

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is stringently enforcing encumber parking pass checks, relating a driver’s permit with paperwork
that includes a name and poster number. Offenders with feign or no handicap
placards will be fined, ticketed or compulsory to seem in court.

For some-more information about a best routes to and from a raceway
and travel options, revisit www.racesonoma.com/traffic or call (800)
870-7223.

–BCN

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Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway
Heavy Traffic Expected Today For Sprint Cup Race At Sonoma Raceway