Washington Visitor Chance Crum picks up Midget Lite win at Placerville Speedway on Saturday April 20, 2019

Mark Malipaard claims his first win in the 2018 Midget Division Season Opener

By Kevin Triplett After the cancellation of the co-sanctioned event at Bakersfield Speedway two weeks earlier, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) opened the 2018 season at Madera Speedway the day before Easter.    The BCRA Midgets were joined at the Pombo-Sargent Classic by the USAC Western Midgets, Legends of Kearney Bowl, …

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2017 National Hall of Fame Induction

Story and Photos submitted by: Rick Eisenbeis 2018 was a good year for the Bay Cities Racing Association adding three drivers to the 2017 National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Dick Atkins, Tommy Copp and Burt Foland each earning a nod into this National Hall of Fame. Accepting the awards were Dick Atkins daughter …

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2017 Awards Banquet

Bay Cities Racing Association, Inc. 2017 Awards Banquet   January 20, 2018     Hilton Stockton 2323 Grand Canal Boulevard Stockton, CA  95207 Fresh Green Salad, Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Basil Pesto Chicken, Roast Beef Au Jus, Roasted Red Potatoes, Seasoned Fresh Vegetables, Rolls and Butter. Dessert and Fresh Coffee Cocktails – 6:00 to 7:00pm • …

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Gerhardt wins season finale – Cofer claims the championship

From the desk of Kevin Triplett Ten of Bay Cities Racing Association’s (BCRA) best pavement midgets were on hand Saturday September 30 at the Madera Speedway for the 2017 season finale. Chad Nichols in the #17N Shanoian Special sped around the 1/3-mile paved oval in 14.193 seconds to claim the top qualifying honors, trailed by …

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Placerville Speedway Midget Lite Results – Tracy Taylor Memorial Sept 23, 2017

Qualifying: Brandon Leedy #7f Hunter Kinney #25k Craig Dillard #72s Scott Kinney #25 Emilee Lindgren #14e Seth Hespe #92 Danika Jo Parker #13 Dakota Albright #35jr Terry Bergstrom #78 Scott Males #9 Zach Keefe #16 Brent Sexton #44 Steve Brown #20d Kayla Green #74 Dan Foster #17f Gus Carciane #51 Rick Johnson #88 Todd Hooper …

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Placerville Speedway Friday September 22, 2017 Midget Lite Results

Qualifying Seth Hespe #92 Craig Dillard #72s Brandon Leedy #3f Hunter Kinney #25k Emilee Lindgren #14e Danika Jo Parker #13 Zach Keefe #16 Terry Bergstrom #78 Dan Foster #17f Jerry Cisco #76 Gus Carciane #51 Rick Johnson #88 Todd Hooper #84 Brent Sexton #44 Scott Kinney #25 Kayla Green #74 NT Steve Brown #20d NT …

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Nichols dominates 2017 Harvest Classic

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday night September 16, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) were in action at the ultra-fast Madera Speedway paved oval as part of the 45th annual Harvest Classic. The first car out for time trials, the #17 Shanoian Special Esslinger-powered Beast chassis piloted by Chad Nichols, spun …

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Alex Schutte dominates Gold Cup Midgets

By Kevin Triplett Twenty midget racers were on hand at the famed Sliver Dollar Speedway in Chico California on Thursday night September 7 for a joint Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA)/United States Auto Club (USAC) Western States midget race. The mighty midgets were part of the second night of racing for the four-night 64th annual …

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Faccinto brings his broom to the Stockton dirt track

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday August 26 a field of eleven Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets took part in the Stockton Dirt Track’s Salute to Leroy Van Conett in a program together that also included the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour (SCCT) winged 360 cubic inch sprint cars. One BCRA competitor Cory …

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Midget Lite Results – Antioch Speedway August 19, 2017

  Heat 1:  1. #74k Kayla Green, 2. #25 Scott Kinney, 3. #25k Hunter Kinney,                                              4. #14e Emilee Lindgren, 5. #72s Bradley Dillard   Main Event: 1. #72s Bradley Dillard, 2. #25k Hunter Kinney, 3. #25 Scott Kinney,                              4. #14e Emilee …

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Caraccilo Wins Albright Memorial Race Saturday August 12, 2017 at Merced Speedway

On a perfect Saturday evening for racing at the Merced Fairgrounds Speedway, 17 Midget Lites signed in for the Bay Cities Racing Ass’n, (BCRA) sponsored 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race. Qualifying in groups of 4 on the well prepared 1/4 mile dirt track, Craig Dillard set fast time at 13:104 followed by Emilee Lindgren …

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Placerville Speedway Midget Lite Results – August 5, 2017

Qualifying: #3F Jimmy Trulli #72s Craig Dillard #15 RC Smith #25 Scott Kinney #25k Hunter Kinney #14e Emilee Lindgren #51 John Taylor #78 Terry Bergstrom #17f Dan Foster #76 Jerry Cisco #88 Nate Buffa #14 Kurt Nelson   Heat #1: 1. #25k H. Kinney, 2. #15 RC Smith, 3. #3f Trulli, 4. #88 Buffa, 5. …

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2nd Annual Tom Manning Memorial Race – August 5, 2017 Results

From the desk of Kevin Triplett A field of ten speedy Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets was part of Stockton 99 Speedway’s “Night of Champions” on Saturday night August 5. Eight of the ten cars posted times in the 13-second bracket in time trials, paced by third generation racer Chad Nichols in the Shanoanian …

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Midget Lites return to Merced Speedway for the 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race

Saturday August 12, 2o17 the Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lite Division will return to Merced Speedway for the 4th Annual Wayne Albright Memorial Race.  A full field of cars is expected with a guaranteed larger purse thanks to contributions from several local business in the area. Pit Gates Open at at 2pm with racing …

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Michael Faccinto captures clean sweep at Fernley 95a Speedway, Saturday July 29, 2017

From the desk of Kevin Triplett, BCRA Midget Media Director Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) racer Michael Faccinto unveiled a new Simpson driver’s uniform before the evening’s races at Fernley 95A Speedway Saturday, which he hoped would change his luck. In recent weeks Michael’s racing luck has been a roller coaster ride, as Michael flipped …

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