Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies said they handed out dozens of tickets to street racers from Sacramento on Sunday in Patterson.
Deputies said that the motorists came to Stanislaus County to participate in or watch a side show.
A Facebook post from the Sheriff’s Department said an air unit saw the group go from an old aviation strip to a Walmart parking lot, where they did doughnuts, which often means driving in circles with tires smoking.
The drivers ended up next to a sports park where they parked and were approached by deputies.
Patterson police said 48 tickets were written. One vehicle was towed and one person was arrested.