28th Annual Silver Cup Race of Champions

CHICO, CA (3-24-09) – Feather Falls Casino proudly presents the 28th Annual Silver Cup Race of Champions at the Silver Dollar Speedway. Two nights of racing kick off Friday, March 27, and conclude on the next night, March 28. Over $30,000 in purse money will be up for grabs among the three divisions on hand for this weekends racing action. The Dirt Modifieds, Wingless Sprints and 360 Winged Sprint Cars will compete on the quarter-mile clay oval speedway each night. Front grandstand [...]

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Another Golden Memory for Meyers at Silver Dollar Speedway: Wins Finale of Mini Gold Cup

HRP Photo by Donna Peter Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (3-14-09) – Ever since it was announced last September during the annual Gold Cup Race of Champions that the World of Outlaws would sanction the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in 2009 for the first time since 1992, Jason Meyers had been counting the days until the series returned to the always racy �-mile in his home state of California. After all, he was the defending winner of the race [...]

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Saldana Shines at Silver Dollar Speedway: Wins Opening Night of Mini Gold Cup

HRP Photo by Donna Peter Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (3-13-09) – Over the years, Joey Saldana has learned that patience is a vital aspect of sprint car racing, especially on bullrings where lapped traffic always comes into play. Saldana used plenty of patience on Friday night in the opener of the 23rd Annual Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California to pick up the $10,000 win over Jason Meyers and Terry McCarl.Saldana began the night by setting a [...]

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Speedway Gets The Best of Both Worlds

HRP Photo by Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (3-9-09) – The prospects of the best weather ever forecast in the 23 year history of the Mini Gold Cup race at Silver Dollar Speedway plus the World’s best winged sprint car drivers have escalated the interest for this weekends World of Outlaw event on Friday and Saturday nights March 13 and 14. Past years have always presented weather challenges to the traditional season opener on the ultra fast high-banked � mile clay [...]

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California’s Jason Meyers Looks to Defend Mini Gold Cup Title

HRP Photo by Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (3-4-09) – Even though Clovis, CA driver Jason Meyers spent most of 2008 chasing the World of Outlaw Series, he was still able to take the time and compete in last years Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway. On the Saturday night finale, Meyers passed Paul McMahan with 14 laps to go and went on to win the race. It was his second career Mini Gold Cup victory, the first one coming [...]

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Big Dollars at Silver Dollar Race

CHICO, CA (3-1-09) – Nearly $93,000 in prize money assures the 23rd running of the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway will be the richest two day program ever held at the North Valley speed plant. Winged sprint car drivers from around the world will join the World of Outlaws in Chico on Friday and Saturday nights March 13 and 14. The traditional season opener returns with the World of Outlaw sanction for 2009 to accompany the giant Gold Cup [...]

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Race fans can save time and 15% with new season passes for Placerville and Silver Dollar Speedway

ROSEVILLE, CA (2-28-09) – Race fans can avoid waiting in lengthy ticket lines and save money as well by purchasing season passes for Placerville Speedway or Silver Dollar Speedway which are now available through the office of Handy Racing Promotions Incorporated, the management group for both Northern California Facilities. Season passes for the regular season at Silver Dollar Speedway are on sale as follows. Adult admission passes are $317.90. Junior and Senior Passes are $237.15. Children’s passes are available for $114.75. [...]

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38 Nights of Racing Scheduled in 2009 at the Silver Dollar Speedway

CHICO, CA (2-17-09) – Another exciting year of racing is scheduled at the Silver Dollar Speedway in 2009. An aggressive 38-race schedule is highlighted by the return of the World of Outlaws to the Mini Gold Cup in March. The 23rd version of this race kicks off the season on March 13 and 14. It had been 17-years since the World of Outlaws were last involved with the Mini Gold Cup. The last official sanctioned Mini Gold Cup for the [...]

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Outlaws Return after 17 Year Absence

CHICO, CA (2-9-09) – When World of Outlaw sprint car star Steve Kinser wheeled to victory in the 6th annual Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in 1992, few if any, knew that it would take 17 years for the National Traveling tour of sprint cars to return to the high banked � mile clay oval for the season opening race. The traveling band of winged sprint car warriors will gladly return to Silver Dollar Speedway for the 23rd [...]

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Chico Swap Meet and King of California Banquet

CHICO, CA (1-4-09) – The start of a new year always leads us toward the annual Racers Swap Meet at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. The swap meet will take place this Saturday, January 10, around the Silver Dollar Pavilion. The public is welcome to attend around 8am. If you are planning on selling items, it is recommend to arrive at 7:30 am. The racers swap meet will continue until people start to fizzle out. That night, the 2008 King of California [...]

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