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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

Davey Hamilton Jr. Returns to BCRA

From the Desk of Kevin Triplett Open wheel auto racing historian & writer On March 21 third-generation racer Davey Hamilton Junior confirmed that he will be in the seat of Bob Rosen’s Mr. Espresso #4 midget for a least five Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA)  pavement midget programs. Hamilton’s BCRA season will begin at the

New Dirt Car for Holbrook Motorsports

Rick Holbrook has a new dirt car and will run for dirt points, with possible forays to Lakeport and Ukiah with my dirt car.

Auzzie Danny Corroll set to run Midget Dirt Events in 2017

Sean Dodenhoff MotorSports is pleased to announce that Auzzie Danny Carroll has been chosen to take Sean’s place and race the upcoming 2017 Season at the BCRA Midget Events.  Sean hung up his helmet this past year and stepped away to Medical School. After much consideration we have chosen Danny Carroll to represent Sean Dodenhoff MotorSports this

2016 Awards Banquet

Bay Cities Racing Association, Inc. 2016 Awards Banquet – January 28, 2017   Karl Ross Post American Legion Hall  2020 Plymouth Drive Stockton, CA  95204-7982  Dinner prepared by Angelina’s catering: Fresh Green Salad, Chicken Breast, Tri Tip, and Pasta with Red Sauce, Raviolis, Rolls and Butter. Dessert and Fresh Coffee  Cocktails – 6:30 to 7:30pm

Nichols takes Stockton win as Wilson claims championship

From the desk of Kevin Triplett The mighty midget cars and stars of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) gathered at the historic Stockton 99 Speedway for the 2016 season finale as part of a program with the King of The Wing (KOTW) Sprint Cars National Series and the Northern California Modified Association (NCMA) sprint

Pierovich breaks through at Madera Speedway – October 1, 2016

From the Desk of  Kevin Triplett Scott Pierovich and the Del Morris #17K Esslinger powered midget came close to winning several times during the 2016 Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) season, but in BCRA’s final 2016 visit to LoanMart Madera Speedway Saturday October 1, Pierovich and the Morris Insurance team broke through and grabbed the

Young guns sweep Placerville Speedway Saturday September 24, 2016

From the desk of  Kevin Triplett   A trio Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) young guns swept the podium for the 30-lap feature at Placerville Speedway on Saturday September 24, 2016, as Bakersfield’s Cory Elliott claimed his first career BCRA victory over Anaheim’s Robert Dalby and Macdoel’s Maria Cofer rounded out the top three in

Alex Schutte grabs the Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway

By Kevin Triplett   Nineteen Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets did battle Thursday night September 8 in a race jointly sanctioned with the United States Auto Club Western States midget division as part of Gold Cup Week at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico California. The field boasted many former USAC and BCRA champions including

Matt Streeter wins a thriller at Placerville Speedway August 20, 2016

From the desk of Kevin Triplett Thirteen Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) mighty midgets joined four other divisions for  Donnie Tilford Tribute night at the Placerville Speedway on Saturday August 20 2016. Cory Elliott from Bakersfield set quick time in time trials as he toured the clay ¼-mile in 12.140 seconds to edge out Macdoel’s

Lakeport Speedway Midget Results August 13, 2016

From the desk of Kevin Triplett The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) mighty midgets paid a visit to Lakeport Speedway on Saturday night August 13 2016 as part of the track’s Fan Appreciation Night program with the BCRA vintage midgets and the track’s regular contingent of Bandeleros, Jammers, Bombers, and Legends cars. Chad Nichols in

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

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