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Saldana takes home the win in Friday night Gold Cup preliminary race

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (9-11-09) – The 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions wrapped up it’s preliminary portion of the program Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. 2007 Gold Cup Champion Joey Saldana of Brownsburg, IN made a late race charge to claim the victory that will place him up front for the start of Saturday’s championship race worth $50,000 presented by Handy Racing Promotions Inc.Friday night Saldana didn’t lead the most laps [...]

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Meyers takes the win in Thursday’s 56th annual Gold Cup preliminary

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (9-10-09) – For the second straight year, local favorite Jason Meyers of Clovis, California, took home the victory on preliminary night number one at the 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions. With the win, Meyers is poised for a top starting position in Saturday’s championship race worth $50,000 to the winner.After qualifying ninth, winning his heat and finishing third in the dash, Meyers started third in the feature event and took [...]

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Past Winners Chase Big Money & Prestige at the Gold Cup Race of Champions

HRP Photo of Steve Cox CHICO, CA (9-10-09) – The list of drivers that have won the Gold Cup Race of Champions over the years is a venerable ‘Who’s Who’ of sprint car racing. Since the World of Outlaws began sanctioning the race in 1978, 17 different drivers have added their name to this illustrious list, with the event being held at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California each year since 1979, with 1978 being the final time the race was [...]

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Point leader Becker takes home first career Pacific Sprint Cup victory

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 360 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (9-9-09) – The 2009 Gold Cup Race of Champions officially opened Wednesday night at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico with the annual Civil War Sprint Car Series $3000 to win Pacific Sprint Cup and the Wingless Sprint Car Invitational event.The Winged Sprint Car portion of the program is the crown jewel of the traveling Civil War Sprint Car Series and draws the top 32 drivers in the present Civil War Series [...]

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Haudenschild eyes second career back to back Gold Cup crown

HRP Photo of Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (9-7-09) – The 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions will mark a number of anniversaries for various teams competing in the $50,000 fall classic featuring the World of Outlaws’ Sprint Car Series. Last year’s champion Jac Haudenschild of Wooster, Ohio is one of such driver that will be looking to ad another accolade to his impressive racing resume. Last year, Haudenschild drove to his third career Gold Cup victory aboard the Carnahan Motorsports [...]

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Outlaws Gunning For Chico Race

HRP Photo of Steve Cox CHICO, CA (9-7-09) – When current World of Outlaw point leader Donny Schatz of Fargo, North Dakota leads his traveling group of winged sprint car champions to Silver Dollar Speedway this week, he’ll be seeking his second Gold Race of Champions title and the $50,000 that goes along with winning this prestigious short track race. Schatz and crew will hit the � mile clay oval located at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday [...]

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Newly crowned California Champions highlight many Gold Cup locals

HRP Photo of Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (9-6-09) – The 56th annual Gold Cup Race of Champions is less than a week away and the entry list for this $50,000 fall classic has a number of storylines within it. While the World of Outlaws will bring national recognition to Handy Racing Promotions’ Silver Dollar Speedway, California is due to be well represented as well. As the annual Gold Cup Race of Champions takes place at the conclusion of many weekly tracks [...]

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California Drivers Chase Gold

HRP Photo of Steve Cox CHICO, CA (9-4-09) – Twenty gold lacquered cups have been given away at the annual Gold Cup Race of Champions event at Silver Dollar Speedway since the last California driver won this huge event. This week, when the 56th Gold Cup is held at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, a number of Golden State residents rank high on the list of potential winners. The event gets underway this Wednesday September 9 with the Winged Civil [...]

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Gold Cup Fantastic Finishes event on the big screen added to activities

HRP Photo of Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (9-3-09) – The Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions is known historically as the fastest four days of sprint car racing in California. The high dollar event is also known for it’s many activities that surround the competition on the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, California. This year, the 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions will add a brand new post-race event to his list of activities that is sure to draw a [...]

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Field filling fast for Gold Cup Wingless Sprint Car Wednesday event

HRP Photo of Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (9-3-09) – There is a buzz in air of the Northern California sprint car racing population as the four fastest days of racing is rapidly approaching with next week’s 56th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. The event spans September 9 through 12th and begins with a select group of Wingless racing stars that will join the Wednesday night program that also features the Hoosier Racing Tires [...]

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