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California IMCA Speedweek Finale Goes to Reichenbach

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Tanner Carrick Scores Third Career Chico Win

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Two More Nights of Racing Bring the Fun Back to Chico

80SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Scelzi Wins Brownell Memorial on Welcome Back Night

58SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Sanders Late Race Pass Wins Tarter Memorial

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Sprint Car Challenge Tour Joins David Tarter Memorial

58SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Friday Night Sprint Car Update

37SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Shane Scott Named Grand Marshall This Weekend

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Welcome Back Fans; Spring Nationals on Tap

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Sanders Sweeps, Grenert Wins Dwarf Car Main

51SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Silver Cup Saturday Night Finale Ready To Go

58SHARESShareTweet 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 [...]

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Sanders and Winter Win Opening Night of Silver Cup

66SHARESShareTweet Sanders and Winter Win Opening Night of Silver Cup (Chico, CA 3/5/21)…Justin Sanders wins opening night of the Silver Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway.  Sanders picked up his sixth career win at Chico driving Dale Miller’s beautiful No. 4sa sprint [...]

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Silver Cup This Weekend

29SHARESShareTweet SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY (MARCH 2, 2021)                                        Petersen Media/ Twitter: @Petersen_Media Action Returns to Silver Dollar Speedway Friday & Saturday for the 32nd Annual Silver Cup This Friday and Saturday night racing action returns to the Silver Dollar Speedway located on the [...]

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Schedule Release for 2021

29SHARESShareTweet (Chico, CA 1/25/2021) …Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the Silver Dollar Speedway is only able to release a partial schedule for the upcoming 2021 season.  The safety of our fans and teams are at our utmost importance as [...]

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Happy Holidays From Silver Dollar Speedway

44SHARESShareTweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Speedway   Happy Holidays From Silver Dollar Speedway; Quick Update for 2021   CHICO, CA – December 27, 2020…First and foremost, Happy Holidays to our extended racing family.  We are hopeful you and yours are staying safe and surviving [...]

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Sunday Night Showdown Approved for July 26

51SHARESShareTweet Silver Dollar Speedway Gets Approved for the Sunday Night Showdown (Chico, CA 7/19/20)…In an on-going effort between the Silver Dollar Speedway and the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds to work within the State guidelines, we are happy to announce that this Sunday [...]

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Gold Cup Race of Champions Rescheduled

44SHARESShareTweet Gold Cup Race of Champions Rescheduled (Chico, CA 7/9/20) The Silver Dollar Fair and Silver Dollar Speedway have rescheduled the 67th running of the Gold Cup Race or Champions to September 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th 2021. The race was [...]

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Quick Update

15SHARESShareTweet Hey race people. We miss you. Sadly, not much new to report. However, on our website, I have updated the next race possibility as July 17th. Dennis and our Fair Board are still working on formulating a plan that [...]

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Skagit Speedway PPV

22SHARESShareTweet Our friends at Skagit Speedway are hosting their own PPV racing on Thursday Nights.  More information can be found on the poster below.

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The Driver of the Decade: Sean Becker

51SHARESShareTweet #1 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE SEAN BECKER 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 22 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 16 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – World of Outlaws Gold Cup Prelim Win in 2012 – 2-Time Fall Nationals Champion [...]

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Ryan McDaniel No. 2 Driver of the Decade

58SHARESShareTweet #2 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE RYAN MCDANIEL Dirt Modified & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 25 Dirt Modified Main Event Wins – 19 Ltd. Late Model Main Event Wins – 4-Time Ltd. Late Model Track Champion (’13, ’14, ’15, ’16) – Dirt Modified Track [...]

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No. 3 Andy Forsberg

29SHARESShareTweet #3 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE ANDY FORSBERG 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 20 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 11 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 2-Time Fall Nationals Champion (2015, 2016) – Silver Cup Race of Champions Winner (2018) – [...]

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#4 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE TERRY SCHANK JR.

66SHARESShareTweet #4 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE TERRY SCHANK JR. Wingless Spec Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 29 Spec Sprint Main Event Wins – 3-Time Spec Sprint Track Champion (2010, 2011, 2015) Terry Schank Jr. has been the man to beat in the Wingless Spec Sprint [...]

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Chico’s Jonathan Allard No. 5 Driver of Decade

58SHARESShareTweet #5 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE JONATHAN ALLARD 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 3 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 23 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial Winner (2012) – Gold Cup Race of Champions Winner (2014) Jonathan [...]

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No. 6 Driver of Decade: Brian Compton

51SHARESShareTweet #6 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE Brian Compton Hobby Stock & Enduro Driver Accomplishments – 19 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 4 200 Lap Enduro Wins (2012,2013,2015,2016) – 3-Time Hobby Stock Champion (2013,2015,2016) Whenever Brian Compton shows up to the racetrack you know he is [...]

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Phil “The Thrill” Marino No. 7 Driver of Decade

66SHARESShareTweet #7 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE PHIL MARINO Street Stock & Sport Mod Driver Accomplishments – 22 Street Stock Main Event Wins – 2017 Street Stock Track Champion Phil Marino has been winning races at Silver Dollar Speedway since 1995. He owns 69 career wins [...]

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No. 8 Kyle Hirst Driver of Decade

51SHARESShareTweet #8 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE KYLE HIRST 360 & 410 Sprint Car Driver Accomplishments – 14 410 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – 8 360 Sprint Car Main Event Wins – World of Outlaws Gold Cup Prelim Winner (2017) – Dave Bradway Memorial Winner (2016) Kyle [...]

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#9 Matt Micheli

22SHARESShareTweet #9 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE MATT MICHELI Street Stock, Sport Mod & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 8 Street Stock Main Event Wins – 7 Ltd. Late Model Main Event Wins – 3 Sport Mod Main Event Wins – Sport Mod Track Champion (2019) – [...]

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#10 Driver of the Decade Randy McDaniel

51SHARESShareTweet #10 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE RANDY MCDANIEL Dirt Modified & Ltd. Late Model Driver Accomplishments – 7 Dirt Modified Main Event Wins – 4 Ltd. Late Model Wins – Ltd. Late Model Track Champion (2012) – 2-Time Dirt Modified Track Champion (2010 &2012) Randy McDaniel is [...]

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Driver #11: Kyle Allen

29SHARESShareTweet #11 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE KYLE ALLEN Hobby Stock Driver Accomplishments – 14 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 2-Time Hobby Stock Track Champion (2017 & 2019) Since showing up onto the racing scene, Kyle Allen has been a force in the Hobby Stock [...]

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Driver of Decade Countdown

29SHARESShareTweet #12 – DRIVER OF THE DECADE BRIAN COOPER Sport Mod & Hobby Stock Driver Accomplishments – 10 Sport Mod Main Event Wins – 6 Hobby Stock Main Event Wins – 2018 Sport Mod Track Champion The Cooper Family had a solid presence at the Silver Dollar [...]

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Events at Silver Dollar Speedway Postponed Until May 10th

66SHARESShareTweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Speedway Events at Silver Dollar Speedway Postponed Until May 10th (Chico, CA 3/18/20)…Chico’s Silver Dollar Speedway has postponed the 2020 championship auto racing season until after May 10th. Speedway officials are working with the Silver Dollar Fair [...]

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Cox and Winer Share Silver Cup Wins

51SHARESShareTweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Speedway www.silverdollarspeedway.com Cox and Winter Share Silver Cup Wins (CHICO, CA – March 13, 2020)…Justyn Cox wasted no time putting the rest of California on notice with a dominant 40-lap win Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway. In [...]

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Speed Shift TV Set to Stream Tonights Race

58SHARESShareTweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Silver Dollar Speedway Speed Shift TV Is Set to Stream Friday Nights Race CHICO, CA – March 13, 2020…Due to the California State Mandated guidelines that the Silver Dollar Speedway is honoring, we are pleased to announce the Speed [...]

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