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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Sanders Sweeps, Grenert Wins Dwarf Car Main

Sanders Sweeps the Silver Cup (Chico, CA 3/6/21)…For the second night in a row, Justin Sanders won the winged 360 sprint car feature at Silver Dollar Speedway.  The Saturday night win also etches his name in history as a Silver Cup Champion.  The triumph also earned Sanders his seventh career win at Chico.  Dale Miller’s No. 4sa was the car to beat all weekend and this team looks to be a powerhouse in 2021. The first 19-laps of the sprint car [...]

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Silver Cup Saturday Night Finale Ready To Go

Hey race people. We are good to go for tonight’s Silver Cup finale at Silver Dollar Speedway. The over night rain passed through our area quickly. We want to emphasis that we are changing the pit gate opening time from 2 PM. to 3 PM to allow an extra hour for the pits to dry out. Catch all of the action on dirtovaltv.com

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