BCRA Midget 2020 Season Preview

The Bay Cities Racing Association has been sanctioning races since 1939 and it’s Midget division is ready to go in 2020. This season the BCRA will co sanction nine events with the United States Auto Club (USAC) Western States Midgets on dirt tracks and two with the Washington Midget Racing Association (WMRA) on pavement. It all starts at Bakersfield Speedway Saturday night March 21st during the tracks 75th consecutive season of racing on the high banked 1/3 mile clay oval. From there the Mighty Midgets will travel to Merced Speedway for a double header on April 10th and 11th. One of California’s newest tracks, Kern County Raceway near Bakersfield will play host on May 29th with a third and final visit to Merced on the 30th. Petaluma Speedways gumbo clay will see action on June 6th. After a few weeks off the Midget’s will see a busy July when the pavement Midgets travel to Lakeport Speedway on the 3rd and Ukiah Speedway on the 4th. Placerville Speedway will host the Midgets on July 11th. The 18th of July will see the Midgets on pavement at Douglas County Speedway with WMRA and the dirt at Petaluma Speedway with USAC. The historic Stockton 99 Speedway will host the “Tom Manning Memorial” on the 8th of August and WMRA will co sanction the following race at Shasta Speedway on the 15th. September 26th will see a return to Antioch Speedway after a long hiatus. The season will wrap up at Placerville Speedway on October 10th. Robert Carson is the defending BCRA overall and dirt Champion. David Goodwill is the defending BCRA pavement division Champion.
2020 BCRA Midget Schedule
March 21 – Bakersfield Speedway*
April 10 – Merced Speedway*
April 11 – Merced Speedway*
May 29 – Kern County Raceway*
May 30 – Merced Speedway*
June 6 – Petaluma Speedway*
July 3 – Lakeport Speedway
July 4 – Ukiah Speedway
July 11 – Placerville Speedway*
July 18 – Douglas County Speedway**
July 18 – Petaluma Speedway*
August 8 – Stockton 99 Speedway – “Tom Manning Memorial”
August 15 – Shasta Speedway**
September 26 – Antioch Speedway
October 10 – Placerville Speedway*
* Co Sanctioned with the USAC Western States Midgets
**Co Sanctioned with the Washington Midget Racing Association