Yearly Archives - 2017

Colusa Casino Host Championship Awards Banquet

CHICO, CA (11-6-17) –For the third season in a row, the Colusa Casino Resort will host the combined Silver Dollar Speedway and Marysville Raceway Championship awards banquet. The banquet will take place Saturday night, November 18th. A no host bar will open at 6 PM. Dinner is set to be served at 7 PM and the awards presentations will follow. The deadline to RSVP has been extended because this weekend is a holiday. The original deadline was set for November [...]

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World of Outlaws Return For 65th Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway

CHICO, CA (10-2-17) – The World of Outlaws will return to the 65th Anniversary of the famed Gold Cup Race of Champions event at Silver Dollar Speedway. “We are excited to continue our relationship with the World of Outlaws and bring the best sprint car drivers to race against our locals and showcase their skills in front of our great fans at Chico,” said promoter Dennis Gage. The 65th Gold Cup will take place September 5, 6, 7 and 8th [...]

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Shane Golobic Wins Stephen Allard Tribute Race

CHICO, CA (9-30-17) – There is an adage in racing, the most important lap to lead is always the last one. It is exactly what Shane Golobic did at Saturday night’s 26th Fall Nationals in Tribute to Stephen Allard. Golobic passed Bud Kaeding for the win coming out of turn four and was the first driver to reach the checkered flag. Lap 40 was the only lap that Golobic officially led. Kaeding had led most of the race and had [...]

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Sanders Wins Night One of Fall Nationals in Chico

CHICO, CA (9-29-17) – Justin Sanders led all thirty-laps to win the Friday night opener at Silver Dollar Speedway. The 26th Fall Nationals in Tribute to Stephen Allard saw a staggering 57 total winged sprint cars show up for night one. The main event provided tons of passing and lots of exciting moments. Twenty-four cars started the 30-lap finale. The track slicked off in turn four and it seemed to bring out the best in many of the main event [...]

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Tribute to Stephen Allard Fall Nationals This Weekend

CHICO, CA (9-26-17) – The 2017 auto racing season at Silver Dollar Speedway ends this weekend with the 26th Edition of the Fall Nationals. Three divisions are scheduled led by the winged 360 sprints cars, wingless sprints and the Northwest Ford Focus Midgets. Over $35,000 of combined purse money is on the line for the competitors this weekend. The pit gate will open at 2 PM while the front grandstands will open at 5 PM. Racing is scheduled to begin at [...]

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Mike Reeder Sweeps Dwarf Car Gold Cup Races

CHICO, CA (9-11-17) – It was a dream weekend for Dwarf Car driver Mike Reeder. While the focus could have been on the World of Outlaw races, Reeder took it upon himself to dominate the overall weekend of racing. On Friday night, Reeder started seventh but quickly drove to the front and won the 20-lap main event. On Saturday night, he started outside row three and did the unthinkable, getting back to the front and winning the feature event. It [...]

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Shane Stewart Claims 64th Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar

CHICO, CA (9-9-17) – Shane Stewart passed local driver Justin Sanders to win his eighth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the season, but his first Gold Cup Race of Champions. Sanders finished a career-best second with Friday’s winner Kyle Hirst completing the podium. Before the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Feature pushed off, Stewart already knew that team owner Kyle Larson picked up the NASCAR victory. Stewart, who is no stranger to Victory Lane at Silver [...]

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Kyle Hirst Thrills Hometown Crowd In First Career World Of Outlaws Win At Silver Dollar

CHICO, CA (9-8-17) – Kyle Hirst is no stranger to Victory Lane, especially in California. Hirst outdueled Shane Stewart in a thrilling finish Friday at the Silver Dollar Speedway on the opening night of the Gold Cup Race of Champions. It was Hirst’s first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature Win. Dominic Scelzi came home third, a career-best for him as well. Hirst was victorious in Heat 4 after leader Kalib Henry lost power steering and that was [...]

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Welcome to Gold Cup Week

CHICO, CA (9-4-17) – Campers and race fans are already showing up in anticipation of the 64th Anniversary of the Gold Cup Race of Champions. The on-track racing starts Wednesday September 6th and continues through Saturday night September 9th. Billed as the fastest four nights of racing in California, the Gold Cup is an event rich in tradition and nationally known as a sprint car fans paradise. The Gold Cup ticket office is now open on site at the Speedway. The [...]

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Star Studded Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster Season Finale Set To Open 64th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions Wednesday Night

APTOS, CA (8-31-17) – In less than one week all eyes in Northern California will be focused on the 64th Gold Cup Race of Champions taking place in Chico, CA, and the Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster will get the party started in what will be the the series’ season finale on Wednesday with what is expected to be a loaded field of cars. “It has been great having the Civil War Series at Silver Dollar Speedway during some big [...]

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