The 2012 El Dorado County Home and Garden Show at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, Ca is history. We started at the Good Day Sacramento channel 31 TV station for a live segment Friday morning:

And then we headed to Placerville! I think everyone had a great time despite having to run on a rough grass track. We ran demo races between 10 am and 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. Sac Valley Mower Racers regulars Nicholas Weimortz, Emily Alarcon, Brady Buno, Gary Palma, Dan Borba, Eric Borba, Steve Heald, Wesley Laster Adam Welch, Clay Welch, Eric Muñoz and Bob Newman were joined by our great racing buddies Scott McFarlane, Aaron Bany, Dave Miller & Mike Burkheiser from the Portland, Or area as well as Bud Elmore from the LA area. Rick Akers supplied the BBQ dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning. A big thanks to Rick and his wife. Saturday night most of us went to the “winged 410″ sprint car races on the big track and were treated to an exciting show there.

The Home and Garden show people were more than accommodating and supplied us everything we needed including RV hookups & a bunk house for us to stay in. We were invited back again next year with a promise that the track would be better. A big Thank You goes out to Kathy Jurgens and her crew.

Now we have to get the mowchines unloaded & washed & prepared for the Merced County Spring Fair on Thursday May 3rd & at Dixon on Sat May 5th.


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