Championship Point Racing Returns This Friday Nightadmin
Silver Dollar Speedway
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AKB Family Night at the Races This Friday
Chico, CA (June 4, 2018) …. After nearly a month off, the stars and cars of Silver Dollar Speedway return for an exciting night of dirt track racing. This Friday night, June 8th, the winged 360 sprint cars, street stocks, Earl’s Plumbing hobby stocks and IMCA sport mods will attack the wide open, high banked quarter-mile clay oval race track. Friday nights race is presented by the Alliance Kingdom Builders, AKB. Led by Silver Dollar Speedway enthusiast, Ward Habriel, the AKB Family Night at the races will be an action-packed night of fun times for the entire fan base.
Pit gate will open at 4 PM for the competitors. Grandstand gate opens at 6 PM each night. Racing is scheduled to start at 6:30 PM. Adult admission on Friday night is $14.00, juniors and seniors $12.00, children $6.00 (ages 6-11) and kids 5 and under are free.
College students with proper identification can get in for $6.00 during all weekly point races.
Auburn’s Andy Forsberg leads the winged 360 sprint car standings. The three-time and defending champion is primed to put the family owned No. 92 back into victory lane this Friday night. Chasing him is Chico’s Mason Moore. Just five championship points separate Forsberg and Moore. Closely following them is Sacramento’s Kalib Henry. This past Saturday night, Henry picked up his first career winged 360 sprint car victory at Petaluma Speedway. Chico’s Kenny Allen and Oakdale’s Shawn Conde round out the top five.
Corey Hall leads the Street Stock division into action at Silver Dollar Speedway this Friday night. In four starts, Hall has racked up two wins. He holds an 11-point edge over Chico’s Clinton Earl. Earl has three top-five finishes but still looking to park his car in victory lane. Three-time and defending champ Phil Marino of Chico has two wins this season but is already 15-points back of Hall. Marino is tied with Live Oak veteran Ken Micheli. Brent Lawrence sits in the fifth spot.
The Earl’s Plumbing Hobby Stock division is led by Jeremy Langenderfer. His two main event wins, in three starts, gives him a firm grasp at the top of the points. Mel Byers is 16-points behind Langenderfer and holds down the second spot. James West is currently third.
The IMCA Sport Mod division is led by Yuba City’s Brian Cooper in his AutoMaxx No. 17c. Cooper has one win in five starts. While second spot in points, Andrew Peckham of Grass Valley, has more wins with two, he trails Cooper by five points. Cooper has been the more consistent of the two, finishing top five in all five starts. Tyler Rodgers of Chico sits in the third spot. Damian Merritt is fourth. Justin Foux, winner last month, rounds out the top five.