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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

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

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