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Chad Nichols sweeps the 2020 Tom Manning Memorial

The 2020 Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) season continued on August 8th with the fifth annual Tom Manning Memorial race at Stockton 99 Speedway which was held following strict COVID safety and social distancing requirements which limited the turn-out of racers and fans.     Chad Nichols set quick time in time trials as the …

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Shasta Speedway August 15th date canceled

  The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) regrets to announce that the scheduled August 15 2020 co-sanctioned race at Shasta Speedway in Anderson California has been canceled by the track promoter Dave Twyman because the other clubs scheduled for the program canceled. Officials with the BCRA and our co-sanctioning partner the Washington Midget Racing Association …

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The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Classic opened the 2020 BCRA season

  By Kevin Triplett After months of delay due to the COVID19 pandemic, the 2020 Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) season finally opened at Petaluma Speedway on July 18th. Nineteen midgets from the BCRA and the United States Auto Club (USAC) Western States  division were on hand for the 30-lap West Coast Stock Car Hall …

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July 18th Petaluma event will be “The West Coast Stock Hall of Fame Classic”

  July 14 – Today, the title sponsor was revealed for the Saturday July 18th co-sanctioned BCRA/USAC event at Petaluma Speedway.  To be known as “The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Classic” the race will feature an increased purse – $1000 to the feature race winner with $600 for second place, $500 for …

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The “Petaluma Bonus” for the July 18th season-opener at Petaluma Speedway is now $500! !

July 4, 2020 – Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) officials and Petaluma Speedway promoter Rick Faeth today confirmed that the co-sanctioned BCRA/USAC Western States midget racing program scheduled for July 18th is a “GO.” All participants will be required to sign the track’s  COVID-19 waiver which is available here: http://www.petaluma-speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Release-and-Waiver-of-Liability-COVID-19.pdf The pit gates will open …

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Co-sanctioned Placerville Speedway July 11th race canceled

June 26 2020 –  Bay Cities Racing Association’s (BCRA) officials confirmed today that  the club’s co-sanctioning partner, the United States Auto Club (USAC) canceled the scheduled July 11th midget race date at Placerville Speedway. The  July 18th co-sanctioned event at Petaluma Speedway is still on the schedule at this time and will be the opening …

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July 18th date at Douglas County Raceway canceled

June 26, 2020 – Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) officials learned this morning that the scheduled July 18th asphalt midget race at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg Oregon to be co-sanctioned with the Washington Midget Racing Association (WMRA) has been canceled. In positive news, WMRA officials have confirmed that their planned midget race date for …

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Lakeport and Ukiah midget races cancelled

Regrettably, the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) learned on June 10th that because Lake County and Mendocino County government health officers are still unable to provide the clearance for race tracks in their jurisdictions to host races with fans, the July 3rd race date for the midgets and vintage midgets at Lakeport Speedway and the …

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Petaluma Speedway race scheduled for June 6 cancelled

This morning the  Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) learned that Petaluma Speedway and the United States Auto Club (USAC) cancelled the scheduled June 6th midget race.

2019 Awards Banquet Photos

Norm Rapp

Written by: Matt Sublett It is with great sadness to report Northern California racing family has lost a member. Norm Rapp legendary driver, parts supplier and all around great guy at the track and off. Had many chat’s with him and he would tell stories of him racing that will be missed. Regret never making …

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Jesse Love picks up final Midget Main event win of 2019 Season

Midget Division Results – Kern County Race Park – November 9, 2019 Qualifying: #47M Jesse Love 420 #31K Kyle Beilman 599 #4D Robert Dalby 892 #67 Britton Bock 999 #20 CJ Sarna             017 #15 Ron Hazelton 177 #1X Jonathan Henry 276 #1NP Terry Nichols 376 #11X Gage Rucker 702 #99 Robert Carson 951 #78 …

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Cody Jessop wins the final 2019 pavement race

By Kevin Triplett Cody Jessop and his family-run CJR team have had a trying 2019 POWRi BCRA (Bay Cities Racing Association) season, as their Sugar Pine Smokehouse/La Quinta Inns & Suites/Genesis Racing Shocks – sponsored pavement midget suffered multiple engine failures, but in the final POWRi/BCRA pavement event of the season, it all came together …

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Hanford Midget Race October 12, 2019 Postponed

Notice:  After several conversations with members of BCRA and both promoters at Hanford and Stockton 99, the race at Hanford, Saturday October 12, 2019 has been postponed at this time and the only race running tomorrow will the pavement race at Stockton 99.   

Gerhardt captures Harvest Classic victory

By Kevin Triplett The POWRi Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets took part in the action-packed 47th annual Harvest Classic at Madera Speedway on Saturday night September 14th, 2019 for the series’ final 2019 visit to the Madera District Fairgrounds. David Goodwill was the fastest qualifier with a best lap of 14.000 seconds in his …

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