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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

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

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

Faccinto returns and wins a thriller at Petaluma

By Kevin Triplett Twenty-three midget cars drivers and crews were on hand Saturday night July 15 at the 3/8-mile Petaluma Speedway for the Jack London Hall of Fame race co-sanctioned by Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) and the United States Auto Club (USAC). In the afternoon before the racing program began, BCRA hosted the annual

ALEX SCHUTTE CAPTURES PLACERVILLE GOLD

By Kevin Triplett Fourteen “mighty midgets” from the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) invaded “Knoxville on the Hill” Placerville Speedway on Saturday July 1 2017 for a dramatic evening of racing in tandem with the track’s 360 cubic inch winged sprint cars. There were two interesting entries; new BCRA member Ronnie Gardner, the reigning four-time

2017 Jack London Bash Picnic and Hall of Fame Induction Announcement

Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to the following new inductees and their families Jim Abreu – Friend of BCRA as well as Longtime Midget Lite Division Photographer Doug Bock – Midget Owner Dick Geide – Midget Driver Marietta Nichols – Friend of BCRA as well as Longtime supporter of BCRA Inductions will be held on Saturday July 15th, 2017

Cory Elliott claims second win of the season at Petaluma June 10, 2017

By Kevin Triplett BCRA Midget Media Director “The Young Gun” Cory Elliott emerged victorious for the second time in the 2017 season as the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) mighty midgets visited Petaluma Speedway as part of a back-to-back racing weekend on June 10. Fourteen cars took times during the group qualifying sessions with Elliott

Prickett claims Ocean victory June 9, 2017

By Kevin Triplett BCRA Midget Media Director Fresno racer David Prickett claimed victory as the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) mighty midgets made their only 2017 season appearance at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville California on Friday night June 9, the first night of a back-to-back weekend of midget racing. Thirteen cars took to the ¼-mile

Chad Nichols claims Ukiah Victory

By Kevin Triplett BCRA Midget Media Director The midget racers of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) continued their 78th year of providing racing excitement throughout the state of California with a stop at Ukiah Speedway located on the grounds of the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds along together with a contingent of BCRA vintage midgets. In

Crone wins second Madera feature in a row

By Kevin Triplett BCRA Midget Division Media Director The mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association were the stars of the show at the 2017 edition of the Vukovich Classic at a chilly Madera Speedway on Saturday May 6, as the “young guns” Courtney Crone, Davey Hamilton Junior and Maria Cofer battled against veterans

Bay Cities Racing Association, Inc. Midgets sponsored by S&K Automotive invade Lakeport Speedway

Saturday April 29, 2017 the 9 mighty midget teams sponsored by S&K Automotive made the call at Lakeport Speedway. During the first set of hot laps owners & drivers were able to shake down, make adjustments and dial in their cars.  However during the second round the 2016 Driver Champion bobby Wilson from Dayton NV

Young Guns shine in BCRA’s return to Merced Speedway 4/22/2017

From the desk of Kevin Triplett Midget Media Director The mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) made a triumphant return to the ¼-mile banked Merced Speedway on the Merced County Fairgrounds. With eighteen cars signed in for the event, a pill draw was held to determine the starting line-ups for the three

McQueen to race at Merced

By Kevin Triplett Following the rain-out last weekend of the scheduled midget race at Tulare, Shannon McQueen has announced that she will join the mighty Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets on Saturday April 22 as they make their first dirt-track appearance of the season on the banked 1/3-mile Merced Speedway located on the County

Crone takes Midget Opener at Madera Speedway April 1, 2017

From the Desk of Kevin Triplett Saturday April 1 the mighty Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets opened their 2017 season at Madera Speedway as part of the “Pombo-Sargent Classic” along with the BCRA vintage midgets and the USAC Speed2 Western US midget series. In addition to the regular BCRA cars and stars, two visitors

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