For short-track auto racing fans, this is Gold Cup week. Work, school, chores and even sleep become secondary concerns during the Gold Cup, the biggest race of its type on the West Coast. The Gold Cup Race of Champions runs… Continue Reading
Variety is the headliner at Shasta Raceway Park in Anderson this season, as the fairgrounds facility has scheduled everything from late model stock cars to open-wheel super modifieds to motorcycles. There’s even a weekend for monster trucks. The season kicks… Continue Reading
The dawn of every new sports season arrives with a sense of anticipation and optimism for the coming year. But the hopes of short track auto racing fans are different from those of “stick and ball” sports fans, whose primary… Continue Reading
Big-time auto racing started in February in Florida, and racing at Northern California’s short oval tracks is only a few weeks off. One racer from Redding who should be looking forward to the 2011 season is, unfortunately, still looking for a ride. That’s a shame, but it’s likely to be only a temporary setback.
In 2010, Alex Schutte, a Shasta High School graduate now … Continue Reading
It’s become evident to me that A News Café’s loyal audience enjoys reading about the finer things in life: Fancy restaurants, classically trained musicians, modern art, carbon fiber bicycles, European vacations. And sex. Clearly, you like reading about sex. My… Continue Reading
We’ve got some attaboys to hand out. Attagirls? Maybe I should stick with “good job.” Anyway … Congratulations to Shasta College agriculture instructor Trena Kimier-Richards, who recently received a “Teacher of Excellence” award from the California Agriculture Teachers Association. Kimier-Richards… Continue Reading
The 2010 season at Shasta Raceway Park, located on the Shasta District Fairgrounds in Anderson, officially commences on Saturday, April 3, with a program featuring five divisions of racecars, including open wheel midgets and late model stock cars. The grandstands open at 5 p.m. with racing scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
The season kickoff re-fires a racing tradition at the fairgrounds that extends … Continue Reading