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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Abouzeid Looks to Continue Winning Ways

HRP Photo of Steve Cox CHICO, CA (7-27-09) – Dirt modified driver Mark Abouzeid will continue his charge towards perfection this Friday night, July 31, at the Silver Dollar Speedway. Abouzeid is having a perfect season winning all five of the main events ran this year during the Feather Falls Casino point championship series. “It’s all so humbling,” said Abouzeid who owns the local Chico Volkswagen dealership. “I’ve had customers come up to me and wish me luck. I mean these [...]

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Hirst Wins Tribute to Gary Patterson at Chico

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints CHICO, CA (7-25-09) – On Saturday night Silver Dollar Speedway remembered the late, great Gary Patterson with the 26th annual race in his honor. Patterson was born in Whittier, CA but spent most of his life calling Sacramento home. In this area Patterson is revered as a true Outlaw racer, picking and choosing his races while not chasing any sort of a point championship. His son Jimmy said, “My dad was a purse [...]

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Walker Scores Seventh Win of Year

HRP Photo of Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (7-24-09) – Los Angeles driver Tyler Walker thrilled the crowdat Silver Dollar Speedway with a hard fought win Friday night. Walker’swin now gives him seven wins on the year during the King of CaliforniaGolden State Challenge Series in 2009. That puts him one short of tyingthe all-time record at eight held by Tim Kaeding. It also markedWalker’s 12th career win in the King of California placing him in a tiewith Jason [...]

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Wingless Bonus Money

CHICO, CA (7-23-09) – Handy Racing Promotions announced today that there would be an extra $1,000 in purse money added to Saturday night’s Wingless main event at Silver Dollar Speedway. On July 25, the wingless drivers will have a rare opportunity to race on a Saturday night at the speedway in conjunction with the King of California Sprint Cars. This extra money will be awarded throughout the field accordingly. It is a great chance for our top driver and traveling [...]

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Golden State Challenge 410 Sprint Car Series heads for double-header weekend at Silver Dollar Speedway with 26th annual Tribute to Gary Patterson on tap this Saturday

CHICO, CA (7-21-09) – With just five races remaining in the 2009 Golden State Challenge Series season the extremely close fight for the King of California title will resume during an exciting two-night show at the Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico this Friday and Saturday July 24 and 25. The weekend as a whole will feature bonus money being put up by David Vodden and Thunder Hill Raceway Park with $900 being awarded to the driver who scores the most points [...]

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Fourth Win of Year for Allard at Chico

Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (7-17-09) – Chico’s Jonathan Allard returned to a familiar spot Friday night at the Silver Dollar Speedway, victory lane. Allard led all 25-laps in wining his fourth main event of the year during the Friday night Feather Falls Casino point championship series. Allard will receive a handsome $2,000 for his win and also picked up a gallon of DIRT SOLUTION, an alternative to baby oil in keeping cars cleaner on the dirt tracks. “It’s [...]

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The Heat Is On

CHICO, CA (7-14-09) – As the weather heats up in Chico so does the racing at the ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway. This Friday night, July 17, point race number 14 during the Feather Falls Casino championship series continues with three divisions. The night is sponsored by Care Free Pools of Chico and they will help offer $2,000 to win for the 410 sprint car series. Adding to the night is the annual Dash For Tools in the wingless sprint [...]

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McMahan Gets First Win at Chico in 13 Years

HRP Photo by Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Dirt Modifieds CHICO, CA (7-10-09) – Friday night the fans at Silver Dollar Speedway saw something that took 13-years in the making and it left a lot of people very happy. Bobby McMahan led all 25-laps to win his 11th career main event at Silver Dollar Speedway and his first in 2009. More importantly though, it was his first winged sprint car main event win at Chico since 1996, some 13 years ago. “The [...]

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