Category: Vintage Midgets

Vintage BCRA Mighty Midgets – Vintage BCRA Mighty Midgets 7/5/14

By June Wheeler-Ferreira Hi, gang, well Saturday the 5th the Vintage group returned to Lakeport for another go–a-round, it was hot. Things got started a little early Saturday, because they put on a real great evening fireworks show. We like to thank the people at Lakeport the safety crew, the promoter and push truck drivers …

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Presidents Corner missed in Newsletter

Presidents Corner First of all I would like to wish a very speedy recovery to Howard West Sr., he is now home and getting stronger every day. Howard were all looking forward to seeing you back at the track very soon!!!!. It was really nice to see Davey Jean Prickett at Madera on the 7th …

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BCRA Vintage Midgets at Madera 6/7/14 – Pombo Sargent Classic

By June Wheeler-Ferreira Man “O” Man. what a show at Madera the Regular Midget’s put on, racing real hard battle for the lead, which changed several times and the main was finally won by car #29 driven by Cody Gerhardt. Our group the Vintage Division had a lot of fun with our heat, main 8 …

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Carol Gray End of Her Watch May 27, 2014

Sad news we have lost our good friend Carol Gray, Carol was the wife of long time Vintage Driver of car owner Norm Gray, Carol pass away Tuesday Morning May the 27th after battling with cancer for many months, Carol was a big supporter of Vintage Division and was always with her husband Norm, helping …

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Madera Speedway Race Event Date Change

Post from Madera Speedway Site: THE SMOKEY HANOIAN CLASSIC HAS BEEN MOVED TO THIS SUNDAY Afternoon at LoanMart Madera Speedway Sunday March 30th will be the date the Smokey Hanoian Classic happens at the fastest 1/3 mile in the west. Pit gates open at 8am this Sunday morning, with cars on the track at 9:30am, …

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The midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association will celebrate their 75th Anniversary with their first appearance of the year on the paved Madera Speedway Saturday night (March 29). Taking part in the Smokey Hanoian Classic, the BCRA contingent will feature some of the West Coast’s top midget cars and drivers. Veteran nine-time BCRA driving …

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Thomas Palmer Passes

  Thomas Palmer 85 10/29/1928 to 2/12/2014   Tom Palmer passed away Tuesday February 12, 2014 as a result of a stroke.  Tom was a long time member of Bay Cities Racing Association.  In his early years Tom designed and built 3 Midget chassis.  One of which he kept and campaigned the car with the …

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Vintage Midget Photos

BCRA invades Antioch Speedway Saturday July 27, 2013

Bay Cities Racing Association Midget and Midget Lite Divisions presented by Western Performance Parts along with the Vintage Division will head to Antioch Speedway this Saturday night July 27, 2013.  This will be the first time this year BCRA has visited the1/3 mile dirt facility.  Midget drivers expected to run this weekend include; 2013 BCRA …

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Norman Gray #30

Car #30 Chassis: Kurtis Kraft  Motor: Ford V8-60 Dirt & Asphalt Series Hometown: Santa Cruz Driver Racing History: 1959 – 1960 NASCAR Midget Division and United Midget Racing Club

Paul Ferreira #1 & 36

Car #1   Chassis: Kane  Motor: Chev II Asphalt Series Car #36   Chassis: Model T Motor: V8-60 Dirt Series Hometown: San Leandro Drivers Racing History: Ran Hard Tops in the 1950’s Sponsors: Savage Magneto – Hayward  

John Demartini #5

Car #5 Chassis: Krutis  Motor: V8-60 Dirt Series Hometown: San Francisco Owner: John Demartini Sponsors: Bay View Garage – San Francisco  

2013 Vintage Schedule

2013 Vintage Schedule

2013 Schedules

The 2013 Schedules for the Midget, Midget Lite, Vintage and Hard Top Divisions will be posted in the next couple of days.  There are a couple of dates that still need to be confirmed before the schedules are released and I should have conformation hopefully in the next week.  Watch for postings and thank you …

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Turkey Night at Perris

Hi gang well let’s talk turkey. I mean like Turkey Night at Perris Speedway the first time in 15 years for Turkey Night Grand Prix, to be back on dirt what a show. 34 midgets started the main event for 98 laps. There were 2 12 laps of qualifying races, Perris, is a half mile …

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