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#4 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE TERRY SCHANK JR.

#4 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE TERRY SCHANK JR. Wingless Spec Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 29 Spec Sprint Main Event Wins – 3-Time Spec Sprint Track Champion (2010, 2011, 2015) Terry Schank Jr. has been the man to beat in the Wingless Spec Sprint Class at Silver Dollar Speedway for many years now. In fact, of the 190 Spec Sprint races that have been held at Silver Dollar, Schank has won 38 of them. Meaning he has won 20% of the spec sprint races [...]

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Chico’s Jonathan Allard No. 5 Driver of Decade

#5 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE JONATHAN ALLARD 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 3 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 23 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial Winner (2012) – Gold Cup Race of Champions Winner (2014) Jonathan Allard has been a top competitor at the Silver Dollar Speedway since the 1990’s. Allard, from Chico, has excelled at his home track racking up 65 career wins and he leads all drivers in career Fast Times with 65 as [...]

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No. 6 Driver of Decade: Brian Compton

#6 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE Brian Compton Hobby Stock & Enduro Driver Accomplishments – 19 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 4 200 Lap Enduro Wins (2012,2013,2015,2016) – 3-Time Hobby Stock Champion (2013,2015,2016) Whenever Brian Compton shows up to the racetrack you know he is a threat to win. He and his bright yellow #18 machine have been winning races at Silver Dollar Speedway for years. We hope to see more of the same out of the Sacramento driver in the years to come. Congratulations Brian [...]

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Phil “The Thrill” Marino No. 7 Driver of Decade

#7 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE PHIL MARINO Street Stock & Sport Mod Driver Accomplishments – 22 Street Stock Main Event Wins – 2017 Street Stock Track Champion Phil Marino has been winning races at Silver Dollar Speedway since 1995. He owns 69 career wins at the speedway which puts him in the top five overall. You can always catch him flashing his big smile in the pit area or on the front stretch after another Main Event Victory. Congratulations Phil Marino on being one of [...]

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No. 8 Kyle Hirst Driver of Decade

#8 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE KYLE HIRST 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 14 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 8 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – World of Outlaws Gold Cup Prelim Winner (2017) – Dave Bradway Memorial Winner (2016) Kyle Hirst, following in his father Rick’s footsteps has built quite a racing career for himself. Kyle has been a top contender at Silver Dollar Speedway since he began strapping into sprint cars and over the past decade has won some [...]

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#9 Matt Micheli

#9 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE MATT MICHELI Street Stock, Sport Mod & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 8 Street Stock Main Event Wins – 7 Ltd. Late Model Main Event Wins – 3 Sport Mod Main Event Wins – Sport Mod Track Champion (2019) – Street Stock Track Champion (2019) The Micheli family has been racing at the Silver Dollar Speedway for 50+ years now; they have been probably the longest running supporters of the speedway. Ken & Matt Micheli continue to run weekly at the [...]

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#10 Driver of the Decade Randy McDaniel

#10 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE RANDY MCDANIEL Dirt Modified & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 7 Dirt Modified Main Event Wins – 4 Ltd. Late Model Wins – Ltd. Late Model Track Champion (2012) – 2-Time Dirt Modified Track Champion (2010 &2012) Randy McDaniel is one of the winningest drivers to ever race at the Silver Dollar Speedway. He is credited with 70 Career Main Event Wins at the Silver Dollar Speedway. If we had a Driver of the Decade for the years 2000-2009, Randy [...]

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Driver #11: Kyle Allen

#11 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE KYLE ALLEN Hobby Stock Driver Accomplishments – 14 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 2-Time Hobby Stock Track Champion (2017 & 2019) Since showing up onto the racing scene, Kyle Allen has been a force in the Hobby Stock Class. His 14 wins are second only to Brian Compton All Time in the Hobby Stock Class. Kyle nearly had a perfect season in 2019 en route to picking up his second Championship! Congratulations Kyle Allen on being one of our [...]

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Driver of Decade Countdown

#12 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE BRIAN COOPER Sport Mod & Hobby Stock Driver Accomplishments – 10 Sport Mod Main Event Wins – 6 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 2018 Sport Mod Track Champion The Cooper Family had a solid presence at the Silver Dollar Speedway throughout the past decade. Often times showing up with 3 or 4 cars per night to race. Their support of Silver Dollar Speedway has not gone unnoticed. Congratulations Brian Cooper on being one of our Drivers of the Decade!

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Events at Silver Dollar Speedway Postponed Until May 10th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Speedway Events at Silver Dollar Speedway Postponed Until May 10th (Chico, CA 3/18/20)…Chico’s Silver Dollar Speedway has postponed the 2020 championship auto racing season until after May 10th. Speedway officials are working with the Silver Dollar Fair to comply with precautionary guidelines for public gatherings while the COVID-19 virus is confronted. State officials have mandated an 8-week waiting period ending on May 10. “We want to do our part in preventing this terrible virus,” said Dennis Gage, Silver [...]

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