Jesse Love wins final Midget Main Event of 2019 Season at Kern County Race Park November 9, 2019

2018 BCRA Championship Awards Banquet

From the desk of Kevin Triplett   On a rainy Saturday night on February 2, 2019 the drivers, car owners, crews and officials of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) gathered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1051 in Ripon California to share the successes of the 2018 season. Following the cocktail hour and …

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POWRi & BCRA Form New Partnership with POWRi BCRA Lucas Oil Midget Series

BELLEVILLE, IL. (February 14, 2019) – Performance Open Wheel Racing, Inc. (POWRi), an already established midget racing powerhouse, is proud to announce the addition of some west coast flavor to the brand as a partnership with the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) has been formed. The BCRA group will be rebranded as the POWRi BCRA …

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2019 Midget Lite Division Schedule

March 30, 2019 – Placerville Speedway April 20, 2019 – Placerville Speedway April 27, 2019 – Merced Speedway May 4, 2019 – Placerville Speedway June 22, 2019 – Merced Speedway July 20, 2019 – Placerville Speedway July 27, 2019 – Placerville Speedway September 20, 2019 – Placerville Speedway September 21, 2019 – Placerville Speedway

Gerhardt wins Sunday Afternoon at Stockton 99 Speedway

Jesse Love 2018 BCRA series champion By Bob Roza A special Sunday afternoon Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) season-ending racing program closed out 2018 and concluded a big two-day weekend show at Stockton 99 Speedway that also featured the BCRA vintage division, the Gunslingers Sprint Cars, USAC Western Speed2 midgets and the Legends of Kearny …

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Jesse Love makes it three wins in a row at Stockton 99

By Kevin Triplett The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) mighty midgets raced on Saturday night October 27 as the first part of a special 2018 season-ending racing program at the lightning fast Stockton 99 Speedway.  and concluded a big two-day weekend show that also featured the Gunslingers winged Sprint Car series, the BCRA vintage division, …

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Jesse Love claims the Harvest Classic

From the desk of Kevin Triplett   13-year old racer Jess Love of Menlo Park California made history Saturday night at Madera Speedway as he won the 46th annual Harvest Classic and became the youngest winner in the storied 79-year history of the Bay Cities Racing Association. Love started his night by qualifying second in …

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Howard Segur Jr. – racing was in his blood

Howard Segur Jr. a Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) Hall of Fame member passed away on August 18, 2018 at the age of 77. The entire BCRA family is deeply saddened by the loss of this man who was an important part of the history of the club and midget racing in Northern California.  The …

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Maria Cofer wins with a clean sweep at Placerville

By Kevin Triplett Maria Cofer, her father John, and crewman Bobby Boone should have brought a broom with them to Placerville Speedway for the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midget races Saturday night August 25.  Cofer, the defending BCRA series champion in the Tule Vista Ranches-sponsored Spike/Esslinger executed a “clean sweep,” as she posted the …

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MICHNOWICZ WINS WAYNE ALBRIGHT MEMORIAL

By, Mark Sublett 08-11-18 Merced, CA….Veteran race car driver Bobby Michnowicz from Lomita won the 5th annual “Wayne Albright Memorial” Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lite main event in convincing style to take the $1,335 win at Merced Speedway Saturday night. The race held in memory of longtime car owner and all around nice guy …

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Bradly Dillard wins Placerville Midget Lite Main Event

By Mark Sublett 07-28-18 Placerville, CA…Bradly Dillard took the lead from the start and posted a wire to wire win in the Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lite main event held on the red clay of Placerville Speedway Saturday night. With past champions of the BCRA Midget Lite division Dillard and Scott Kinney on the …

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Schutte claims Jack London race victory

By Kevin Triplett On Saturday night July 21 at the fast 3/8-mile Petaluma Speedway, the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) joined forces with the United States Auto Club (USAC) ‘Light up the World Beverages presented by CBD Living Water’ Western States midgets to celebrate the Jack London Hall of Fame induction weekend. Earlier in the …

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BCRA Vintage Views – Stockton 99 July 14, 2018

By June Wheeler-Ferreira Hi gang, well Stockton was a fun Saturday night, was it hot, you bet, but a nice breeze help to keep us a little cooler.  We ran with the NCMA, California Hardtops, BCRA Midgets, Gunslingers Wing Sprint Cars. What a great exhibition the Vintage Guys put on for a 12 lap main …

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Chad Nichols wins again at Stockton 99 Speedway

By Kevin Triplett The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) midgets took to the high-banked paved Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday July 14th for a program that also included the BCRA vintage division as well as the Gunslinger and the Northern California Modified Association (NCMA) sprint car divisions. Chad Nichols set quick time in time in …

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BCRA Vintage Views

By June Wheeler-Ferreira Madera Speedway – Gerhardt Classic, 7/7/18 Hi, gang, we the Vintage Guys had fun at Madera. We had a warm up, a 6 lap heat and a 10 lap main. We ran along with 5 other divisions 360 Modifieds, Legends of Kearney Bowl, Wing Sprints, Western US Midgets, BCRA Midgets, The weather …

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Jerome Rodela wins the 2018 Gerhardt Classic

By Kevin Triplett On a warm July Saturday, the mighty midgets of the Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) invaded the lighting fast 1/3-mile Madera Speedway for the annual Fred Gerhardt Classic. Jerome Rodela paced time trials in the Trench Shoring-sponsored Toyota with a best lap of 14.150 seconds trailed by Mark Maliepaard in the Morris …

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