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“Gold Cup Fever”

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Silverdollar Speedway
Ranked #10 of 26 things to do in Chico
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Reviewed September 7, 2014

Gold Cup Fever in September, Hot ! Don't go to speedway before 5pm. Try to get seats with your back to the sun. Take a cushion. Heaps of eateries and drinks stands. Heaps of Fan memorabilia for sale. Great little race track...take sunnies or eye protection...very dusty

Thank ChezmossAustralia
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Reviewed August 31, 2014

While in Chico, California, I decided to take in a night of racing at this well known track. Then cost of a ticket to get in was only $11.00 for a seniors ticket. That was dirt cheap, especially for the quality of entertainment that you received.

Everything was very well organized. The drivers knew when to line up for the next race, so there was very little lag time between races. There was track spotters all around the track to insure proper safety for drivers and for those involved in crashes. The track was very fast, lighting was great and they had a good sound system and a regular announcer who had been announcing for over 12 years at this track. They even had someone going through the stands before the race taking up a collection to raise money to send this announcer on a little vacation at the end of the season.

The only comment I have about the food offered was in their burgers. The burger was served on an ice cold bun instead of a warm bun. To me this makes for a cold burger instead of something you would really enjoy.

Thank Keith H
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Having a background in racing, I might be prejudiced, but this speedway puts on a great show for dirt track followers. The Gold Cup races every September with the 410 outlaw sprint cars are rated as one of the top 3 races in the country for this type of car racing. Kept clean and family oriented it is a fun way to spend a weekend evening in the summer.

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Wonderful way to spend a summer Friday evening watching all kinds of racing with great crowds. Easy to relax and enjoy the show these talented drivers give each week. Gets a bit dirty with the dirt flying as the drivers speed around the track but it washes off!

Thank DWro60
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have been to this track about 1000 times over my life in Chico and never once have I been disappointed. I have seen everything from sprints to monster trucks to bicycles here. I have memories of racing my BMX around the dirt oval when I was a kid. If you like racing you will be glad you went. I always sit on turn in the small grandstands (exit corner) if I don't have a pit pass. Bring sunglasses as it can get dusty.

Thank Dylan S
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