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Golobic, Allen and Micheli Shine During Sunday Night Showdown

Golobic, Allen and Micheli Shine During Sunday Night Showdown (Chico, CA 7/26/20)…After a 135 day absence, the stars and cars of Silver Dollar Speedway got the approval to sling mud around the famed quarter-mile clay oval during the Sunday Night Showdown presented by Pro Aggregate and FloRacing.  A hefty 68 cars lined the pit area and put on a much-needed show.  No fans were allowed in the grandstands. Thirty-nine of the cars were the popular winged 360 sprints.  Fremont’s Shane Golobic [...]

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Sunday Night Showdown Approved for July 26

Silver Dollar Speedway Gets Approved for the Sunday Night Showdown (Chico, CA 7/19/20)…In an on-going effort between the Silver Dollar Speedway and the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds to work within the State guidelines, we are happy to announce that this Sunday night, July 26th, the famed quarter-mile clay oval speedway will host auto racing again. Winged 360 sprint cars, street stocks, and hobby stocks are the three divisions allowed to race Sunday night.  All three divisions will race for a normal purse. Pit [...]

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Gold Cup Race of Champions Rescheduled

Gold Cup Race of Champions Rescheduled (Chico, CA 7/9/20) The Silver Dollar Fair and Silver Dollar Speedway have rescheduled the 67th running of the Gold Cup Race or Champions to September 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th 2021. The race was scheduled for September of 2020, ongoing Covid-19 virus concerns have caused the postponement to next year. “This race began in 1950 and had a short break in the late 50’s, but has been held every year since then”, explained track manager [...]

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Quick Update

Hey race people. We miss you. Sadly, not much new to report. However, on our website, I have updated the next race possibility as July 17th. Dennis and our Fair Board are still working on formulating a plan that works for both us and them. We appreciate the Fair Board trying to help us get back to slinging clay. I don’t have any other updates as of today. Enjoy your family, stay safe from this wicked virus and hope [...]

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Skagit Speedway PPV

Our friends at Skagit Speedway are hosting their own PPV racing on Thursday Nights.  More information can be found on the poster below.

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Events in June and July 4th Canceled at Silver Dollar Speedway

Events in June and July 4th Canceled at Silver Dollar Speedway (Chico, CA 5/31/20) …Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, races at Silver Dollar Speedway continue to be put on hold. As of today, the entire month of June will be cancelled. With further restrictions on the horizon, the annual celebration of Fast Cars and Freedom on July 4th is also cancelled. “We continue and try to work within the guidelines given,” said business manager Dennis Gage. “Until we hear otherwise, [...]

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The Driver of the Decade: Sean Becker

#1 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE SEAN BECKER 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 22 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 16 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – World of Outlaws Gold Cup Prelim Win in 2012 – 2-Time Fall Nationals Champion (2012, 2014) – 5 Consecutive 410 Sprint Car Track Championships (2012-2016) – 360 Sprint Car Track Champion in 2019 Our Number One Driver of the Decade is a driver who sets the bar high on and off of the racetrack. Sean Becker has [...]

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Ryan McDaniel No. 2 Driver of the Decade

#2 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE RYAN MCDANIEL Dirt Modified & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 25 Dirt Modified Main Event Wins – 19 Ltd. Late Model Main Event Wins – 4-Time Ltd. Late Model Track Champion (’13, ’14, ’15, ’16) – Dirt Modified Track Champion (’15) In the past decade, no driver has won more Main Events at Silver Dollar Speedway than Ryan McDaniel. His 44 Main Event wins between 2010-2019 are the most among all drivers. An impressive feat considering he has not raced [...]

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No. 3 Andy Forsberg

#3 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE ANDY FORSBERG 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 20 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 11 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 2-Time Fall Nationals Champion (2015, 2016) – Silver Cup Race of Champions Winner (2018) – 410 Sprint Car Track Champion (2017) – 360 Sprint Car Track Champion (2018) Andy Forsberg has been winning races at Silver Dollar Speedway since the year 2000. Since then he has scored 54 career wins at Silver Dollar Speedway, ranking him 6th [...]

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