California IMCA Speedweek Finale Goes to Reichenbach

Reichenbach Wins California IMCA Speedweek finale at Silver Dollar Speedway By: Gus Fedora Thomas Chico, CA – May 8, 2021…Santa Maria’s Clint Reichenbach won the thrilling Saturday night 25-lap Dirt Modified event at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico.  Tonight’s race concluded the 2021 California IMCA Speedweek.  A total of 27 competitors entertained the fans for the final leg of the tour. Tricky Troy Folger of Oakley finished in the second spot.  Folger was solid for the entire 25-lap event.  Fellow Oakley resident [...]

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Tanner Carrick Scores Third Career Chico Win

SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (May 7, 2021) Tanner Carrick Scores Third Career Chico Win (Chico, CA 5-9-21)…Lincoln’s Tanner Carrick won his third career sprint career race during Friday nights special show.  A total of 43-winged 360 sprint cars graced the pit area.  Carrick was solid all night but did benefit from the misfortune of race leader Shane Golobic on the final lap.  Golobic had just recently passed Carrick for the race lead on lap 17.  Up to that point Carrick had dominated the [...]

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Two More Nights of Racing Bring the Fun Back to Chico

SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (May 4, 2021)                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two More Nights of Racing Emphasize This Weekend for Fans (Chico, CA)…With an EMPHASIS on FUN and after last weekend’s successful return to some normalcy, we are geared up to do it all over again with more special shows featuring a two-day weekend of racing.  Friday night, May 7th, the sights and sounds of grassroots dirt track racing will once again entertain fans who are welcomed back to the famed Silver Dollar [...]

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Scelzi Wins Brownell Memorial on Welcome Back Night

SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (April 30, 2021) Scelzi Wins Bill Brownell Memorial (Chico, CA 4-30-21)…Fresno’s Dominic Scelzi won the 25-lap, $3,000 to win Bill Brownell Memorial Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway.  A record amount of winged sprint cars attended the first night of the Sprint Nationals with 61 competitors signed into the pit area.  The dwarf cars brought 28 drivers to the show.  The local street stocks had seven drivers.  In all, 96 total cars were on hand to welcome back the [...]

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Sanders Late Race Pass Wins Tarter Memorial

Justin Sanders wins crowd pleasing David Tarter Memorial at Silver Dollar Speedway By Gary Thomas Chico, CA – May 1, 2021…The Sprint Car Challenge Tour debut at Silver Dollar Speedway certainly did not disappoint on Saturday as Justin Sanders, Dominic Scelzi and a host of others kept the crowd on the edge of their seats all race long. When all was said and done however, it was Sanders coming out on top of the 61-car field to score his 10th victory of the [...]

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Sprint Car Challenge Tour Joins David Tarter Memorial

Silver Dollar Speedway debut on deck for the Sprint Car Challenge Tour Saturday By Gary Thomas Chico, CA – April 27, 2021…Enthusiasm is radiating through the air as the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards gets set to converge at Silver Dollar Speedway for the first time ever this Saturday night. The event marks the eighth David Tarter Memorial, which pays tribute to former Sprint Car driver David Tarter, who lost his life in a pit [...]

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Friday Night Sprint Car Update

Friday nights Bill Brownell Memorial sprint car race will now pay the 30- lap winner $3,000 to win and $250.00 to start.  B and C main event starters are now guaranteed $100 courtesy of Danielsen Co., with additional money from Shane Scott and Care Free Pools.

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Shane Scott Named Grand Marshall This Weekend

SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (April 25, 2021)                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mr. 7-Time Shane Scott Named Grand Marshall of Spring Nationals (Chico, CA)…Chico’s Shane Scott, a seven-time sprint car track champion at Silver Dollar Speedway, has been named this weekend’s Grand Marshall for the heavily anticipated Spring Nationals April 30th and May 1st.  Scott, originally from Honolulu, moved to Chico when he was just a year old.  Hence, his famous nickname, the Flyin’ Hawaiian, was synonymous throughout his racing legacy. Scott amassed 59 [...]

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Welcome Back Fans; Spring Nationals on Tap

SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (April 22, 2021)                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Welcome Back Fans; Spring Nationals on Tap The main grandstand at Silver Dollar Speedway has sat dormant for the last 413 days.  Well, all that is about to change.  Starting with next weekend’s Spring Nationals, we are excited to welcome back fans to the main grandstands and bleachers of the historic Silver Dollar Speedway. The Silver Dollar Speedway has been a mainstay of local entertainment since the 1960’s.  Heroes and legends have [...]

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