Saturated Grounds Force Cancellation of Chico Friday

Silver Dollar Speedway Email: thennig@sbcglobal.net Phone: (530) 624-6667 Saturated Grounds Force Cancellation of Chico this Friday Night (Chico, CA 3/21/19) …A combination of factors has forced the Silver Dollar Speedway to cancel this Friday night, March 22nd. Unfortunately, the pit area is still not up to our standards for the competitors to use and more rain is predicted tonight and tomorrow. The surrounding areas around the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds are also saturated. On top of that, a storm drenched the Chico area during [...]

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Championship Starts This Friday Night

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Point Race Number One Set for Friday Chico, CA (March 19, 2019) …. Officially, the 2019 championship charge starts this Friday night, March 22nd. Three divisions will kick things off led by the 360-winged sprint cars, IMCA Sport Mods and the Hobby Stocks. All three divisions are mainstays in 2019. Pit gate opens at 4 PM. Front grandstand gate opens at 6 PM. Adult general admission is $15.00. Seniors (62+) and juniors (12-15) and military [...]

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Mike Grenert Wins Dwarf Car Main

Mike Grenert was a happy winner last night during the 32nd Mini Gold Cup in Chico. “It’s been a while since I was able to run up front with guys like Wagner and Jones,” said Grenert. “It feels good to get back to victory lane, especially at a track like Chico.” The 22-car main event for the Dwarf Car division was about as good as it can get for dirt track racing fans. Constant lead changes, hard charging drivers [...]

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Macedo Wins Mini Gold Cup

Macedo claims second World of Outlaws win, first with Kyle Larson Racing CHICO, CA — March 15, 2019 — “Rookie” is a title Carson Macedo will hear before his name throughout the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series tour, but at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., it should be “veteran.” Or “winner.” Lemoore, Calif., native, Macedo, bested 34-time Series winner, and Grass Valley, Calif., native, Brad Sweet in a spectacular dual on Friday night at the quarter-mile [...]

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Local Boy Brings Back the Mini Gold Cup

Brad Sweet Promotions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World of Outlaw Star Brad Sweet Brings Back the Mini Gold Cup Chico, CA (March 7, 2019) …. Since 1987, a short track extravaganza known as the Mini Gold Cup has traditionally kicked off the racing season at the Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. Through the years, the Mini Gold Cup has fluctuated between being sanctioned by the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series or locally led by NARC/King of the West Sprint [...]

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Brad Sweet Brings Back the Mini Gold to Chico

Brad Sweet Promotions is excited to announce that the Mini Gold Cup will be returning to Silver Dollar Speedway as a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series-sanctioned event on Friday, March 15th with the for the first time since 2016. The $10,000-to-win Mini Gold Cup will be the first appearance of the 410 sprint cars at Silver Dollar Speedway in 2019. This springtime tradition will pit a hotbed of talented California racers up against the formidable World of [...]

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Silver Cup Washed Away

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Cup Washed Away Chico, CA (February 27, 2019) …. A sequence of storms that relentlessly drenched Butte County and the surrounding areas this week, has forced the Silver Dollar Speedway to make an early cancellation for this weekend’s Silver Cup. On Wednesday morning, officials at the Speedway confirmed that the facility was too wet. “We want to put on a quality show for the fans and racers,” said Lowell Moural. “At this point, [...]

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Silver Cup: Ready, Set, Go

Silver Dollar Speedway Phone: (530) 350-7275 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Cup Weekend Kicks off 2019 for Chico Chico, CA (February 25, 2019) …. Silver Dollar Speedway is set to kick off its 71st year of racing with the annual Silver Cup Race of Champions slated for this Friday and Saturday night, March 1st and 2nd. The two-night race will feature the popular winged 360 sprint cars and thrilling Dwarf Cars. Large car counts are expected for both divisions. Both divisions will run separate [...]

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Sunday’s Play Date is Cancelled

Unfortunately, we need to cancel this Sunday’s Play Date, scheduled for Feb 24th.  This event will not be rescheduled.  However, we are still working hard and plan on being ready for our opening weekend race, the Silver Cup on March 1 and 2.

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