California locals look to defend home turf at Gold Cup Race of Champions

Photo by Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (9-7-10) – If there is one race that Northern California winged sprint car drivers look forward to more than any it would certainly have to be the Gold Cup Race of Champions and the 57th edition of the event is set for action with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series invading the Silver Dollar Speedway this Thursday through Saturday. Despite various issues keeping the expected car count slightly lower than in previous years the [...]

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57th Annual Gold Cup Welcomes BCRA Midgets After Near 15-Year Absence

CHICO, CA (9-6-10) – After a long hiatus of competing in the opening night of the prestigious Gold Cup, the fabled Bay Cities Racing Association “Mighty Midgets” continues its 67th season of racing on Wednesday, September 8 when compete at the famous 1/4-mile Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, CA, opening the prestigious 57th Annual Gold Cup. Expected entries in the $1,000-to-win, $175-to-start, feature event include an arsenal past champions and race winners including National Sprint Car Hall of Fame member and [...]

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The Gold Cup is coming to Silver Dollar Speedway

Photo by Steven Cox CHICO, CA (8-30-10) – Simply put, it’s “The Biggest Little Sprint Car Race in the World” and it’s happening in just a matter of days at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California. It all begins on Wednesday, September 8 with three different divisions taking to the Silver Dollar Speedway quarter mile. The opening night of racing features 360 cubic inch powered sprint cars in the annual “Civil War Gold Cup Invitational.” This is the crown jewel of California’s [...]

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Gold Cup 101; a step by step guide to the big one

CHICO, CA (8-30-10) – It’s the biggest little sprint car race in the world, the annual Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. The 57th annual fall classic is just a number of days ahead and brings four exciting days of racing to the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds September 8, 9, 10 and 11. While it’s a no brainer that this event will bring the best drivers in the sport to the banks of Silver Dollar Speedway for [...]

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Past winners to chase inflated winners purse for 57th annual Gold Cup Race of Champions

Photo by Steven Cox CHICO, CA (8-30-10) – If one takes a glimpse of the back of the annual Gold Cup souvenir shirt it’s not hard to see some very familiar names that have hoisted the prestigious trophy above their heads in one or more of the past fifty seven events known as the “Gold Cup Race of Champions.” Since the World of Outlaws began sanctioning the Gold Cup back in 1978, 17 different drivers have been added to that long [...]

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Chico’s own Hot Flash! slated to heat up Gold Cup Chili Feed and Bikini Contest

CHICO, CA (8-10-10) – The countdown to the 57th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions continues and “the biggest little sprint car race in world” is just weeks ahead. With increased winnings and an improved format that brings the best drivers in the nation to all three nights of this annual fall classic, the racing is sure to be extreme and the additional entertainment on the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds is beginning to illustrate that this four day motor sports extravaganza [...]

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Kronik Energy Drink signs on to present “Double Funk Crunch” concert after Thursday night Gold Cup race of champions in Chico

CHICO, CA (8-8-10) – Handy Racing Promotions and Silver Dollar Speedway is proud to announce that “Kronik Energy” has joined in the sponsorship of the highly anticipated Double Funk Crunch concert at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico on Thursday, September 9 following the opening round of the 57th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions. This event will feature one of the region’s most recognized bands along with discount tacos, beer and video highlights all in a family friendly-happy hour environment [...]

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Hunt Magnetos returns at title sponsor of Gold Cup Chili Feed and Bikini Contest

Downloadable Entry Form: Bikini Contest Entry Form CHICO, CA (8-8-10) – The 57th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions is just weeks ahead at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico and the event that awards over $213,000 in winnings is shaping up in the form of action on the track and off during September 8, 9, 10 and 11 at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico.This event is California’s sole late season venue for the nationally known World of Outlaw’s Sprint Car Series [...]

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Single Day Gold Cup Tickets go on sale this Monday, August 2nd at 9 a.m.

ROSEVILLE, CA (8-1-10) – The upcoming Gold Cup Race of Champions is just one month away. Three day tickets have been on sale since October and this Monday, August 2, the long awaited single day tickets for the “biggest little sprint car race in the world” featuring the World of Outaws will officially go on sale through the track business office. Single day tickets go on sale beginning at 9 a.m. by telephone through the track business office at (916) 969-7484. [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Gold Cup Fans to witness an all star cast for all three nights

Photo by Steven La Mothe CHICO, CA (7-22-10) – It’s bannered as “The Biggest Little Sprint Car Race in the World” and after an announcement from Handy Promotions and the World of Outlaws it’s due to be even bigger for open wheel fans. For the first time in recent history, the 2010 Gold Cup Race of Champions will feature a full field of competitors, including the top drivers from the World of Outlaws on all three nights of the event September [...]

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