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Final Race Weekend of the Year!

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27th Annual Fall Nationals This Weekend Chico, CA (Sept 23, 2019) …. The 2019 racing season at the Silver Dollar Speedway concludes this Friday and Saturday with the 27th running of the Fall Nationals in tribute to Stephen Allard. The Fall Nationals is a two-night show featuring the best of the best when it comes to winged 360 sprint car drivers on the West Coast. Over $35,000 of purse money is up for grabs [...]

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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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It is GOLD CUP WEEK!

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It is Gold Cup Week Chico, CA (Sept 2, 2019) …. The time is now for sprint car fans to rejoice as the 66th Gold Cup Race of Champions is upon us. Dirt track racing fans from all over the place will converge this week in Chico, CA at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds for the Fastest Four Nights on Dirt featuring the Nos Energy World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series on Friday September 6th [...]

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Local Favorite Brad Sweet Leads the Outlaws into Gold Cup

Silver Dollar Speedway website: silverdollarspeedway.com Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Favorite Brad Sweet Leads the Outlaws into Gold Cup Chico, CA (Aug 27, 2019) …. Grass Valley’s Brad Sweet will lead a pack of hungry travelers into the World of Outlaws Nos Energy Sprint Car Series portion of the 66th Gold Cup Race of Champions at Chico’s Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday and Saturday September 6th and 7th. Sweet leads the World of Outlaw series with 12 wins in 2019, including [...]

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Becker, Micheli and Allen Win Track Titles

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Becker Wins Seventh Title at Chico; Matt Micheli wins Two in One Night and Kyle Allen wins the Hobby Stock Title; His Second Chico, CA (Aug 23, 2019) …. Fifty-nine racecars competed during the final Friday night point race of 2019 at Silver Dollar Speedway. Tonight, has been long known as Pepsi Night because each main event winner takes home a gigantic 6ft. trophy that was originally started by a sponsorship from Pepsi. Sean Becker [...]

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Tim Kaeding and Todd Cooper Winners of Thursday Night Thunder

Tim Kaeding and Todd Cooper Celebrate Thursday Night Thunder Wins (8/22/19) By Jim Allen, Chico, CA … Tim Kaeding found himself in the right place at the right time and capitalized to score round two of the King of the West by NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series “Fastest Four Days in Motorsports” at Silver Dollar Speedway. He pocketed $5000 for his efforts! Kaeding, started the 30-lapper in the fourth spot aboard Rod Tiner’s Shark Racing Engines Helix sprint car and watched [...]

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