Wiesz Wins Night One; Jones Captures Gold on Night Two

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wiesz Wins Night One; Jones Captures Gold on Night Two Chico, CA (Sept 7, 2019) …. Shawn Jones of San Jose won the 20-lap Dwarf Car finale on Saturday night of the 66th Gold Cup Race of Champions. Jones took the lead for good on lap 13. Up to that point the race was led by Shawn Whitney and Ryan Winter. Whitney led until lap eight. Winter took control on nine. On the next [...]

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Pitman Wins Gold Cup Finale

Daryn Pittman’s hope of winning a second Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway Saturday night manifested into reality every 12 seconds. Even with Friday night’s winner Brad Sweet breathing down his neck, the Oklahoma driver continued to be the first car across the start/finish line every lap. However, with two laps to go, that manifestation was put on halt. A caution came out, putting Sweet on his bumper. Flashbacks of a previous Gold up loss projected in his head. “I was having [...]

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How Sweet it Is

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE How Sweet it Is by Nick Graziano Chico, CA (Sept 5, 2019) …. The clamor of 24 Sprint Cars in a gladiatorial battle at Silver Dollar Speedway faded into the calm Northern California night. Several minutes later a new clamor slowly elevated outside the quarter-mile track. “Brad Sweet. Brad Sweet. Brad Sweet! Brad Sweet! Brad Sweet!” Fans chanted the California-native’s name like a posse honoring a warrior’s victory. Sweet out dueled fellow Californians, Tim Kaeding and Shane [...]

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Golobic Goes Platinum

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Golobic Shines at Platinum Cup Chico, CA (Sept 5, 2019) …. Shane Golobic earned his fifth career victory at Silver Dollar Speedway by winning the 30-lap Thursday night Platinum Cup. Golobic did a great job holding off a late charge from Willie Croft. The Matt Wood Racing/Elk Grove Ford/Nos Energy Drink No. 17w of Golobic’s took over the lead from Colby Copeland on lap 16. Croft was able to get around Copeland on lap [...]

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Record Opening Night Crowd Watches Forsberg Win

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Record Opening Night Crowd Watches Forsberg Win Chico, CA (Sept 4, 2019) …. The Gold Cup is alive and well. A record crowd and car count kicked off the 66th Gold Cup Race of Champions in style as 45-winged sprint cars attended night one of the Platinum Cup Wednesday night. In the end, the fans were treated the best sprint car race of 2019. The thirty-lap thrilling feature was won by 4-time track champion [...]

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