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by Floyd Busby   RIPON, CA. JANUARY 31: Chad Nichols and Brian Corso accepted the awards as champions in the Bay Cities Racing Association’s two midget divisions at the 75th Championship Award Banquet. Nichols became the first midget driving champion to follow in the footsteps of his father, Ken Nichols who is the 1973 BCRA midget …

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National Midget Hall of Fame Induction – Norm Rapp

Photos by Rick Eisenbeis

BCRA Swap Meet Scheduled for February 7, 2015

2015 BCRA Swap Meet

2015 Schedules

After a successful 2014 Season Bay Cities Racing Association is set to kick off the 2015 at Madera Speedway for both the Midget and Vintage Division on March 28th for the annual Pombo/Sargent Classic. Both divisions return to Madera Speedway on May 2nd for the Annual Vukovich Classic, June 6th, and July 11th for the …

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BCRA Mighty Vintage Midgets AT Roseville All American Vintage Classic IX

By June Wheeler-Ferreira BCRA Vintage Midgets Division goes to Roseville’s All American Speedway October 17th, 18th and 19th, 2014. Well if you missed the All American Vintage Classic at Roseville, you miss a real great show. Things started on Thursday night with a great hotdog and chili feed with Vintage Racing movies to watch. Friday …

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BCRA Mighty Vintage Midgets At Lakeport October Classic

10/11/14 The 2014 BCRA season is in the books, what a great way to end it. The regular midgets put on outstanding show Saturday night, with a great field of 14 cars to put on the great event. What great race it was! The Vintage Midgets had 8 cars on hand for our part of …

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BCRA Vintage Midget’s At Ukiah Speedway -9/20/14

By June Wheeler-Ferreira What a great day we had at Ukiah Saturday, September the 9th, all the track time you wanted, 4 warm up session a heat race and a main event. Weather was hot but a nice breeze help keep us cool we haven’t ran at Ukiah for about 2 years so it was …

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Jack London Bash and Hall of Fame Induction Announcement

Jack London Bash August 2, 2014 – Placerville Speedway Hall of Fame Picnic begins at 10am. Lunch Served 12:00 noon, Induction 1:30pm   Click below for Flyer/Entry Form: 2014 Picnic Announcment

BCRA Mighty Vintage Midgets At Madera’s Gerhardt Classic

7/12/14 Well another fun filled Saturday at Madera for the Gerhardt Classic we were the first vintage people to arrive so we set up camp and prepared for the day. It was a little warm with nice breeze we were scheduled for practice at 3:30, so we just sat around and visit with the guys …

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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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