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Gerhardt wins season finale – Cofer claims the championship

From the desk of Kevin Triplett Ten of Bay Cities Racing Association’s (BCRA) best pavement midgets were on hand Saturday September 30 at the Madera Speedway for the 2017 season finale. Chad Nichols in the #17N Shanoian Special sped around the 1/3-mile paved oval in 14.193 seconds to claim the top qualifying honors, trailed by

Placerville Speedway Midget Lite Results – Tracy Taylor Memorial Sept 23, 2017

Qualifying: Brandon Leedy #7f Hunter Kinney #25k Craig Dillard #72s Scott Kinney #25 Emilee Lindgren #14e Seth Hespe #92 Danika Jo Parker #13 Dakota Albright #35jr Terry Bergstrom #78 Scott Males #9 Zach Keefe #16 Brent Sexton #44 Steve Brown #20d Kayla Green #74 Dan Foster #17f Gus Carciane #51 Rick Johnson #88 Todd Hooper

Placerville Speedway Friday September 22, 2017 Midget Lite Results

Qualifying Seth Hespe #92 Craig Dillard #72s Brandon Leedy #3f Hunter Kinney #25k Emilee Lindgren #14e Danika Jo Parker #13 Zach Keefe #16 Terry Bergstrom #78 Dan Foster #17f Jerry Cisco #76 Gus Carciane #51 Rick Johnson #88 Todd Hooper #84 Brent Sexton #44 Scott Kinney #25 Kayla Green #74 NT Steve Brown #20d NT

Nichols dominates 2017 Harvest Classic

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday night September 16, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) were in action at the ultra-fast Madera Speedway paved oval as part of the 45th annual Harvest Classic. The first car out for time trials, the #17 Shanoian Special Esslinger-powered Beast chassis piloted by Chad Nichols, spun

Alex Schutte dominates Gold Cup Midgets

By Kevin Triplett Twenty midget racers were on hand at the famed Sliver Dollar Speedway in Chico California on Thursday night September 7 for a joint Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA)/United States Auto Club (USAC) Western States midget race. The mighty midgets were part of the second night of racing for the four-night 64th annual

Faccinto brings his broom to the Stockton dirt track

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday August 26 a field of eleven Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets took part in the Stockton Dirt Track’s Salute to Leroy Van Conett in a program together that also included the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour (SCCT) winged 360 cubic inch sprint cars. One BCRA competitor Cory

Midget Lite Results – Antioch Speedway August 19, 2017

  Heat 1:  1. #74k Kayla Green, 2. #25 Scott Kinney, 3. #25k Hunter Kinney,                                              4. #14e Emilee Lindgren, 5. #72s Bradley Dillard   Main Event: 1. #72s Bradley Dillard, 2. #25k Hunter Kinney, 3. #25 Scott Kinney,                              4. #14e Emilee

Caraccilo Wins Albright Memorial Race Saturday August 12, 2017 at Merced Speedway

On a perfect Saturday evening for racing at the Merced Fairgrounds Speedway, 17 Midget Lites signed in for the Bay Cities Racing Ass’n, (BCRA) sponsored 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race. Qualifying in groups of 4 on the well prepared 1/4 mile dirt track, Craig Dillard set fast time at 13:104 followed by Emilee Lindgren

Placerville Speedway Midget Lite Results – August 5, 2017

Qualifying: #3F Jimmy Trulli #72s Craig Dillard #15 RC Smith #25 Scott Kinney #25k Hunter Kinney #14e Emilee Lindgren #51 John Taylor #78 Terry Bergstrom #17f Dan Foster #76 Jerry Cisco #88 Nate Buffa #14 Kurt Nelson   Heat #1: 1. #25k H. Kinney, 2. #15 RC Smith, 3. #3f Trulli, 4. #88 Buffa, 5.

2nd Annual Tom Manning Memorial Race – August 5, 2017 Results

From the desk of Kevin Triplett A field of ten speedy Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets was part of Stockton 99 Speedway’s “Night of Champions” on Saturday night August 5. Eight of the ten cars posted times in the 13-second bracket in time trials, paced by third generation racer Chad Nichols in the Shanoanian

Midget Lites return to Merced Speedway for the 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race

Saturday August 12, 2o17 the Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lite Division will return to Merced Speedway for the 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race.  A full field of cars is expected with a guaranteed larger purse thanks to contributions from several local business in the area. Pit Gates Open at at 2pm with racing

Michael Faccinto captures clean sweep at Fernley 95a Speedway, Saturday July 29, 2017

From the desk of Kevin Triplett, BCRA Midget Media Director Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) racer Michael Faccinto unveiled a new Simpson driver’s uniform before the evening’s races at Fernley 95A Speedway Saturday, which he hoped would change his luck. In recent weeks Michael’s racing luck has been a roller coaster ride, as Michael flipped

Marysville Speedway July 22, 2017 – Midget Lite Results

Qualifying: #15 RC Smith – 15.004 #14e Emilee Lindgren – 15.120 #35jr Dakota Albright – 15.349 #25 Scott Kinney – 15.563 #76 Jerry Cisco – 17.017 #14 Alec Justeson NT   Heat #1: 1. #15 RC Smith, 2. #35jr Dakota Albright, 3. #14e Emilee Lindgren, 4. #25 Scott Kinney, 5. #76 Jerry Cisco DNS, 6.

A hotly contested midget race on a hot night at Marysville Speedway

From the desk of Kevin Triplett The mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) made their only appearance of the 2017 season at Marysville Raceway on a steaming hot Saturday night July 22. The track was in excellent condition for single-car qualifying and Bakersfield’s Cory Elliott eclipsed the old track record of 14.312

Biographies of the 2017 BCRA Hall of Fame inductees

From the desk of Kevin Triplett   The 2017 Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) Hall of Fame inductions were held at the July 15 Jack London bash picnic held at Behrens Park on the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds. The inductees or their families received a plaque and a lapel pin that denotes this high honor. The author’s

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