Abouzeid Shines in Dirt Modifieds at Chico

HRP Photos by Steve Cox CHICO, CA (6-9-09) – After a two-week hiatus racing will return to the Silver Dollar Speedway this Friday night, June 12. Last Friday night was canceled because of a pesky weather system that did not leave the area. The forecast this week looks solid and we are anticipating a great night of racing. Three divisions are set to hit the newly configured Silver Dollar Speedway. The 410 winged sprints, dirt modifieds and street stocks will enter [...]

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410 Sprints, Wingless and Street Stocks at Chico

CHICO, CA (6-2-09) – After taking a week off the Feather Falls Casino point championship racing series returns this Friday night, June 5, at the ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. Point race #8 will feature the 410 sprints; street stocks and wingless sprints will all be on hand. Local company Miller Glass is the event sponsor. With their great support the 410 winged sprint cars will once again race for $2,000 to win. Adding a hand to the [...]

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King Brown Dominates Fair Enduro Again

Complete Results: Enduro Cars CHICO, CA (5-25-09) – NASCAR has the King Richard Petty. The World of Outlaws has a king also, Steve Kinser. The NBA is building their marketing plan around King Lebron James. We too have a King. His name is Wes Brown. Brown won his record setting eighth Enduro race on Monday at the Silver Dollar Speedway.This race was the eleventh annual Fair Enduro. The special race takes place on the final day of the Silver Dollar Fair. Not [...]

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Becker Thrills Fair Fans at Chico

HRP Photos by Steve Cox & Donna Peter Complete Results: 360 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (5-24-09) – For Herman Klein it was a bitter defeat. For the capacity crowd it was a finish that they will be talking about for a long time. Klein led the first 29 laps of the 30-lap feature and then it happened. Sean Becker had patiently worked his way up through the field from his eighth place starting spot. On lap 26 he passed Ricky Wright Jr. for the [...]

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Menne, Bartlett and Schank Jr. Win at Chico

HRP Photos by Steve Cox Complete Results: 360 Sprints | Wingless Sprints | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (5-23-09) – There is something special about the Silver Dollar Fair and Fort Jones driver Dan Menne. For the second time in his career, Menne scored a win during the Memorial Day Weekend of the fair. Menne dominated the 25-lap feature by leading every lap of the event. On this Saturday night, a total of 34 winged 360 sprint car drivers raced at the ASA Sanctioned Silver Dollar Speedway.Joining the [...]

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Fair Time in Chico Brings Three Separate Racing Events

HRP Photos by Steve La Mothe CHICO, CA (5-20-09) – Racing at the Silver Dollar Fair has been a long standing tradition at the speedway in Chico. While the carnival and fair food are the big attractions the first three days, racing takes center stage on Saturday, Sunday and Monday inside the main grandstand. On Saturday the Pacific Sprint cars, street stocks and wingless sprints will race around the famed quarter-mile clay oval racetrack. On Sunday night the California Sprint Car [...]

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Emotional Win For Whitchurch at Chico

HRP Photos by Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying | Wingless Sprints | Street Stocks CHICO, CA (5-15-09) – Chico’s Robbie Whitchurch achieved a life long dream Friday night at the Silver Dollar Speedway by winning the 25-lap 410 sprint car main event. “I’ve been coming here since I was like two years old,” said an emotional Whitchurch in victory lane. “This is a life long dream of mine to win at this track. I am speechless.” Whitchurch passed Kyle Harris on lap 11 and went on [...]

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19th Annual Dave Bradway Jr. Event a Huge Success

CHICO, CA (5-14-09) – Silver Dollar Speedway would like to extend a big Thank You to everyone involved with making the 19th Annual Dave Bradway Jr. so successful over the years. Many thanks to Rick and Kim Hirst who helped start this race and to Dave and Dianne Durica for helping to continue the Bradway tradition. We also need to recognize the fans that come out to support this ever-growing event. Too many sponsors to name help make this race [...]

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Veteran Vs. Youth in Chico’s Sprint Car Division

HRP Photo by Steve Cox CHICO, CA (5-12-09) – This year Silver Dollar Speedway has a nice mix of veteran sprint car drivers mixing in up with the youth of our sport. It’s the necessary thing to not only keep the sport fresh but the youngsters should be grateful to have some of these veterans to look towards for advice. Coming into the sixth point race for the Friday night Feather Falls Casino point championship ASA Sanctioned racetrack a 42-year-old veteran [...]

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Allard’s Last Turn Pass Gets Him Bradway Jr. Win

HRP Photos by Steve Cox Complete Results: 410 Sprints | Qualifying CHICO, CA (5-9-09) – It’s one of those things that words can not express. For the fans at Silver Dollar Speedway last night I think it’s safe to say we will all remember this night of racing. The whole night had an electric charge in the air not only because it was one of the biggest nights of the year, the Dave Bradway Jr., but also Rod Tiner Racing turned back the clock and [...]

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