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Chad Nichols captures the Tom Manning Memorial

From the desk of Kevin Triplett On August 6 2016, Tony & Carol Noceti’s Stockton 99 Speedway hosted the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets and vintage midgets as part of an all open-wheel program. Besides the mighty BCRA midgets, the evening’s slate featured the Legends of Kearney Bowl, the San Jose Supermodifeds, and the

Schutte goes back-to-back in BCRA action at Placerville Speedway

By Kevin Triplett   Saturday July 23 saw eighteen of the mighty Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets in action at Placerville Speedway in a joint program with the track’s Thompson’s Auto Group 360 cubic inch winged sprint cars on “Big Trophy Night.” The BCRA ‘regulars’ were joined by USAC racer Randi Pankratz, recent college

Alex Schutte wins his second race in a row at Petaluma Speedway

By Kevin Triplett Following the annual Jack London Bash Picnic and Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, 24 BCRA and United States Auto Club (USAC) midgets and 10 BCRA midget lites racers put on an action packed racing program for the fans at the 3/8-mile Petaluma Speedway on Saturday night July

Nichols wins Gerhardt Classic Race Saturday July 9, 2016

After qualifying, it became apparent that the strong 16 car field would result in a hotly contested Gerhardt Classic 50 lap Main Event at the fast paved 1/3 Madera Fairgrounds Speedway.  At the suggestion of the promoter, it was decided to race in two 25 lap segments with the break in front of the grandstands

Placerville Speedway July 2, 2016

From the article by Kevin Triplett Seventeen mighty Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets invaded Placerville Speedway on a hot Saturday night of the long Fourth of July weekend. The BCRA midgets were part of a multi-class program that included pure stocks, late models, and 25 Thompson’s Auto Center 360-cubic inch winged sprint cars. Three

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BCRA Midget and Midget Lites shine at Marysville Speedway June 18, 2016

By Kevin Triplett Saturday night June 18 2016 the ¼-mile egg-shaped clay oval Marysville Raceway Park (MRP) hosted the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midget and midget lites racing program. When the author arrived in the warm environs of Marysville, there were thirteen (13) BCRA midget lites in the pits and eleven (11) full midgets

Clean Sweep for Alex Schutte at Petaluma Speedway June 11, 2016

  Redding’s Alex Schutte piloting the Carl Schutte Spike/Esslinger took the trifecta Saturday night at the ever fast Petaluma speedway.  Claiming quick time of 14.385 as well as winning his heat race and the main event. Qualifying: #28 Alex Schutte, Redding 14.385 – Carl Schutte Spike/Esslinger #88 Brian Gard, Kelseyville 14.613 – Storcks Garage Ellis/Chevy


By Floyd Busby   WATSONVILLE, CA., JUNE 3: Dustin Golobic stormed to the win at the Ocean Speedway in the Bay Cities Racing Association midget feature, taking the lead on the fourth-lap from his outside second row starting berth. Golobic powered by early leader Terre Rothweiler to take the lead aboard the Doug Bock Spike/Esslinger

Midget Results – Fernley 95a Speedway April 23, 2016

By Bob Roza   On a cold Saturday, several Midget car owners traveled over the Sierras into Nevada for the first BCRA dirt Midget race of the season.  Several other car owners decided not to make the trip due to the snow and rain storm a day earlier.   It also was the first race


By Floyd Busby   MADERA, CA., APRIL 2: Nick Chivello emerged with the victory in the opening round of the Bay Cities Racing Association’s 77th season.  Marking the Madera Speedway’s annual 8-Division Pombo-Sergent Classic on the quarter-mile paved oval, Chivello started on the outside of the second row aboard Bob Rosen’s Red Line Oil  Beast/Fontana

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By Floyd Busby   MADERA, CA., NOV. 20: Local standout Cody Gerhardt finalized the Bay Cities Racing Association midget series season with the win at the Madera Speedway as Frank Guerrini Jr. officially became the 2015 BCRA Champion. Davey Hamilton Jr., driving the Rosen Mr. Espresso/Red Line Oil Beast/Fontana, scored the initial lead from the


By Floyd Busby STOCKTON, CA., NOVEMBER 14:  “Come West young man” was the call from veteran car owner Bob Rosen to Davey Hamilton Jr., and the third-generation driver did just that, then went out and scored the win in the 30-lap Bay Cities Racing Association midget feature on the Stockton 99 Speedway pavement. Driving Rosen’s 

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