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Redemption for Becker, Pettit and Olschowka

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (8-21-09) – Oroville’s Sean Becker had high hopes coming into the 2009 Friday night Feather Falls Casino championship series. He and veteran crew chief Brian Sperry put together a deal to allow Becker to run in conjunction with the Steve Harris stable of Bobby McMahan and Kyle Harris. While the results did not materialize as they had hoped the two continued to persevere. Tonight the hard work paid off. Becker [...]

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Racers Barbeque Put On Hold Until 2010

CHICO, CA (8-19-08) – After 18 years of hosting the Racer’s Barbeque John Perry (JP) is taking a year off. The Racer’s Barbeque was an annual tradition on the Friday afternoon of Gold Cup. Many of the race fans and teams ended up at JP’s Paint and Body Works for the great food, beautiful cars and immense atmosphere. “It was just time for me to take a year off and relax during the Gold Cup,” said JP from his office. [...]

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Chico Race History Continues

CHICO, CA (8-18-08) – Fifty-six years of American auto racing history will continue at Silver Dollar Speedway next month with the 56th running of the Gold Cup Race of Champions. Four straight days of racing will be conducted on the 1/4 mile clay oval located at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. Racing will get underway with the California Sprint Car Civil War series and Wingless Invitational on Wednesday September 9. The World of Outlaw winged Sprint cars will hit the Speedway [...]

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Hirst and Bartlett Look to Continue Hot Streak This Friday at Chico

HRP Photo of Steve Cox CHICO, CA (8-17-09) – Loomis sprint car driver Kyle Hirst will look to win three features in a row this Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. Point race number 20 during the Feather Falls Casino championship series will also feature the wingless sprints and street stocks on the ASA Sanctioned speedway. Chico’s Heather Bartlett holds a 32-point advantage over Richard Workman heading into Friday’s race. Chico’s Jimmy Pettit is 21-points in front of Grass [...]

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A Family Affair at Chico on Friday Night

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Dirt Modifieds | Dwarf Cars CHICO, CA (8-14-09) – Kyle Hirst made it three out of the last four main event wins at the ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway Friday night. Hirst led all 25 laps in route to his back-to back wins at his home track. Hirst won an impressive $2,000 with sponsorship help from the local Riebes Auto Parts. “We’ve been on a great roll this past month at Chico,” said Hirst said the crowd [...]

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2009 Gold Rush Tour Kicks off at Deer Creek Speedway on August 19

CONCORD, NC (8-12-08) – The 2009 Gold Rush Tour kicks off for the World of Outlaws on Wednesday, August 19 at Deer Creek Speedway in Minnesota. The Gold Rush tour will encompass 12 nights of racing at eight different tracks in five states and one Canadian province over a 25-day period with over $150,000 on the line to win those events from a total purse of well over a half a million dollars for the 12 races, with the highlights [...]

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Riebe’s Auto Parts Night

CHICO, CA (8-10-09) – Riebe’s Auto Parts will continue their annual sponsor night at Silver Dollar Speedway this Friday, August 14. The ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway will host 410 sprints, dirt modifieds and dwarf cars. It will mark point race #19 during the Feather Falls Casino championship series. Attention to all fans. Only three more nights of weekly championship racing at the speedway until the 2009 point season is over. Racing is set to begin at 7 pm. Sprint car [...]

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Hirst, Bartlett and Youngman Winner’s at Chico

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (8-7-09) – Kyle Hirst made it two wins in the last three races at the ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico on Friday night. Hirst was driving the GP Development #6 around the lightening fast quarter-mile clay oval speedway. Hirst led all 25-laps in route to his win. Chico’s Heather Bartlett drove to her fourth win of the year in the street stock division. The pink #99 passed Richard [...]

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Get on Your Bikes and Ride

CHICO, CA (8-6-09) – The annual Kids Bike Night at Silver Dollar Speedway takes place this Friday night, August 7. Kids 11 years old and younger will be admitted free into the main grandstand. Don’t forget to bring along the bikes because during intermission the kids will hit the famed clay oval speedway for a chance to race against other kids their own age. All kids will receive ribbons and top three will receive trophy’s. Pullins Cyclery is once again [...]

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First Career 410 Win at Chico for Mark Hall

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Dirt Modifieds | Dwarf Cars CHICO, CA (7-31-09) – It’s been the year of the veterans in the 410-sprint car Friday night Feather Falls Casino point championship series. The series point leader is 43-year old Elk Grove driver Bobby McMahan. Earlier this season McMahan won his first race at Chico since 1996 in a 410-sprint car. Tonight Mark Hall did him one better. Hall had never won a 410-sprint car main event at Chico. That’s saying something [...]

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