Play Day Set for February 20

Silver Dollar Speedway Email: silverdollarspeedway@yahoo.com Website: www.silverdollarspeedway.com Track phone: (530) 966-4020   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Play Day Quickly Approaching   (Chico, CA 2-4-22) … For the first time in 2022, the sights and sounds of race cars will hit the high banks of Silver Dollar Speedway with the annual Play Day set for Sunday, February 20th. It has been nearly five months since the last time cars circled the famed quarter-mile clay oval speedway. Teams are highly encouraged to attend because this is the only scheduled practice [...]

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SLC Promotions Releases 2022 Schedule

Silver Dollar Speedway Email: silverdollarspeedway@yahoo.com Website: www.silverdollarspeedway.com Track phone: (530) 966-4020  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  SLC Promotions Releases 2022 Racing Schedule  (Chico, CA 1-17-22) …The newly formed SLC Promotions is excited to release the 2022 racing schedule at the famed quarter-mile clay oval Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, CA. “We thought long and hard about what we wanted to accomplish in our first year of managing the Silver Dollar Speedway,” said Brad Sweet.  “We feel that this schedule is a good first step in offering the [...]

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Happy Holidays

We here at Silver Dollar Speedway want to wish all of our friends, fans and race teams a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The 2022 schedule is still being finalized but we can confirm this little nugget. On March 4th and 5th, we will start our season off with the newly named John Padjen Classic Silver Cup featuring the winged 360 sprint cars and the dwarf cars for both nights. A celebration of Life for John Padjen [...]

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2022 Rules Update for Sprint Cars at Silver Dollar Speedway

Silver Dollar Speedway Sprint Car Rules Set in Place for the 2022 Season Chico, CA (12/15/21) …A new team of leaders and a fresh start is already taking shape at the famed Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, CA.  The Silver Dollar Speedway is making the effort to better align itself with the rest of the winged sprint cars in our country.  “Our goal is to be aligned with other traveling winged sprint car series, such as World of Outlaws and [...]

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Hall of Fame Auto Racing Promoter John Padjen Passes Away

Hall of Fame Auto Racing Promoter John Padjen Passes Away By: Troy Hennig Roseville, CA (12-1-2021)…It is with a heavy heart that I announce to the public that long time racing promoter John Padjen passed away the morning. Padjen was 87 years old. Padjen had a bigger than life personality that catapulted him into being one the best West Coast racing promoters of all-time. John was my mentor, he was my friend, but most importantly, he took me in as part [...]

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Kyle Larson and Brad Sweet Go All in At Silver Dollar Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Sweet, SLC Promotions, silverdollarspeedway@yahoo.com Kyle Larson, Brad Sweet Go All In At Silver Dollar Speedway Champion racers invest in Northern California track CHICO, Calif., Nov 20, 2021—2021 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Larson and three-time World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Champion Brad Sweet have teamed  up to become the new promoters of Silver Dollar Speedway—the historic dirt track in Chico, California. The Northern California natives, with a combined 14 sprint car victories at the track [...]

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Henry Wins Tribute to Stephen Allard

Silver Dollar Speedway                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kalib Henry Drives to a Fall Nationals Title (10-02-21) Chico, CA…A robust 69-winged 360 sprint cars lined the pit area of the Silver Dollar Speedway Saturday night October 2nd.  The allure was not only the $5,000 winner’s payday but the chance to call yourself a Fall Nationals in Tribute to Stephen Allard winner.  That is exactly what Kalib Henry and the McColloch racing No. 17 was able to shout out in victory lane after [...]

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Tanner Carrick Shines on Opening Night

Silver Dollar Speedway                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tanner Carrick Shines on Opening Night of Fall Nationals (10-01-21) Chico, CA…Tanner Carrick earned a hard-fought win during opening night of the 28th Pacific Sprint Fall Nationals in tribute to Stephen Allard.  Carrick picked up a $300 bonus from Country Builders Construction that added to his $3,000 opening night win.  It was Carrick’s second win of the year at Chico.  An abundance of 66-winged sprint cars entered the first night of racing with more expected [...]

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Pacific Sprint Fall Nationals in Tribute to Stephen Allard This Weekend

Silver Dollar Speedway                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pacific Sprint Fall Nationals Set for 28th Rendition This Weekend (9-28-21) Chico, CA…For the 28th time the winged 360 sprint cars will close out the season at Silver Dollar Speedway with the Pacific Sprint Fall Nationals in tribute to Stephen Allard.  This race started in 1992 as a two-day event.  The popularity of the race grew so quickly that by 1994 the event expanded to a three-day show.  In 2010, the Pacific Sprint Fall [...]

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Forsberg Earns Platinum at Gold Cup

Forsberg Earns Platinum at Gold Cup Auburn’s Andy Forsberg captured his 57th career main event win at Silver Dollar Speedway by leading all 30-laps of the Platinum Cup finale during the Saturday night Gold Cup Race of Champions.  Forsberg started in the front row with Wednesday night winner Colby Copeland.  Copeland earned the highest points over the two nights and started from the pole position.  Behind Forsberg it was an all-out war between Copeland, Cory Day, and Dominic Scelzi.  [...]

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