By Robert Haugh
This Saturday, April 16, the Bay Cities Racing Association Midgets head to Marysville Raceway Park, the home of the Jimmy Sills Driving School. After a 7th place finish last weekend at Placerville Speedway, Nick Foster Jr. looks to continue his Championship hunt at this ¼ mile clay oval.
Nick is expected to be driving Jim Fowlers #1 Beast/Esslinger, challenged by BCRA Dirt series point leader Shannon McQueen in her own #7 Spike/Esslinger, 2009 BCRA Champion David Prickett in the Neverlift Motorsports #15 Spike/Van Dyne, runner-up from Placerville, Pete Davis in his Hothead #00 Stealth/Esslinger, 2010 BCRA Rookie of the Year Dillon Silverman in the RAM Racing #4a Spike/ECOtec, 2008 BCRA Rookie of the Year Nick Chivello in Cliff Blackwells #27b Stealth/Ford, 7-time BCRA Champion Floyd Alvis in his own #83 Stealth/Brayton, Britton Bock in his #67 Spike/Esslinger, Connor Kassik in the Neverlift Motorsports #15n TCR/Van Dyne and Darin Snider in Lauren Snider’s #2k Beast/Mopar.
Also expected is Danny Parker in Bob Roza’s #28 Stealth/Esslinger, J.R. Williams in his own #74 Stealth/ECOtec, Dan Jones in his #75 Spike/ECOtec, Kevin Morris in the Del Morris #17k Spike/Esslinger and Travis Haugh in the Haugh #5h Maxim/Gaerte.
Also joining the Midgets this Saturday will be the BCRA Midget Lites. Pit gates open at 3:00 PM with hot laps beginning at 6:00 PM. Follow along at www.bcraracing.com for news and results.