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Chad Nichols wins again at Stockton 99 Speedway

By Kevin Triplett The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets took to the high-banked paved Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday July 14th for a program that also included the BCRA vintage division as well as the Gunslinger and the Northern California Modified Association (NCMA) sprint car divisions. Chad Nichols set quick time in time in

Jerome Rodela wins the 2018 Gerhardt Classic

By Kevin Triplett On a warm July Saturday, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) invaded the lighting fast 1/3-mile Madera Speedway for the annual Fred Gerhardt Classic. Jerome Rodela paced time trials in the Trench Shoring-sponsored Toyota with a best lap of 14.150 seconds trailed by Mark Maliepaard in the Morris

Jack London Bash preview

By Kevin Triplett Fans and members of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) are looking forward to Saturday July 21st. the date for this year’s Jack London Bash picnic and Hall of Fame induction at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Petaluma California.  The annual event will feature at BBQ Tri Tip and chicken lunch prepared

NICHOLS WINS THIRD STRAIGHT “TOM MANNING MEMORIAL”

By – Mark Sublett Stockton, CA……Chad Nichols overcame adversity to win his third straight “Tom Manning Memorial” Bay Cities Racing Association midget race held at the historic Stockton 99 Speedway Saturday night. Starting last due to mechanical problems in practice and posting no qualifying time in time trails, he steadily drove his Beast/Esslinger up in

Midget Division Results – Ocean Speedway Watsonville CA Friday June 8, 2018

Qualifying: Chase Johnson #71r – 13.423 Shannon McQueen #7 – 13.436 Maria Cofer #57 – 13.812 Robert Dalby #4d – 13.834 Randi Pankratz #8 – 13.964 Jessie Love #5 – 14.020 Kyle Beilman #31 – 14.188 David Prickett #24x – 14.223 Matt Sargent #17 – 14.518 Tyler Slay #15 – 14.918 JR Williams #74 –

Cofer claims another win at Petaluma

By Kevin M. Triplett Eleven Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets signed in at Petaluma Speedway on Saturday night June 9 for the second night of a back-to-back weekend series. Chase Johnson at the wheel of Del Morris’ midget won the feature on Friday night at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville followed by 2017 BCRA champion

Jerome Rodela wins his second Vukovich Classic – 16 years later!

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday night May 5, The Bay Cities Racing Association midgets joined the BCRA vintage midget division, the NCMA Sprints, Madera’s own CSS/360 Super Modifieds class, the Legends of Kearney Bowl, the USAC Western US Pavement Midgets, and the Legends of the Pacific series for the 28th annual Vukovich Classic at the

Maria Cofer claims her first BCRA victory at Merced Speedway

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday night April 21, The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) dirt track midgets finally made their first appearance of the 2018 season following two earlier rained out dates. Two rookies made their BCRA dirt debut – Jackson Dukes in the #2 Shenanigans Motorsports entry and Jesse Love III in the #5

Mark Malipaard claims his first win in the 2018 Midget Division Season Opener

By Kevin Triplett After the cancellation of the co-sanctioned event at Bakersfield Speedway two weeks earlier, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) opened the 2018 season at Madera Speedway the day before Easter.    The BCRA Midgets were joined at the Pombo-Sargent Classic by the USAC Western Midgets, Legends of Kearney Bowl,

2017 Awards Banquet

Bay Cities Racing Association, Inc. 2017 Awards Banquet   January 20, 2018     Hilton Stockton 2323 Grand Canal Boulevard Stockton, CA  95207 Fresh Green Salad, Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Basil Pesto Chicken, Roast Beef Au Jus, Roasted Red Potatoes, Seasoned Fresh Vegetables, Rolls and Butter. Dessert and Fresh Coffee Cocktails – 6:00 to 7:00pm •

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

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

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

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