BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD

BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California (November 14, 2018)………An abundance of USAC Midget racing talent will be on display in this Saturday’s “November Classic” at Bakersfield Speedway as the P1 Insurance National Midgets clash with the Light Up The World Western States Midgets for the first of two times in 2018. The field sees four past USAC National Midget champions on board for the November 17 race on the speedy [...]

USAC WESTERN STATES & NATIONAL MIDGETS CLASH AT BAKERSFIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Light Up The World USAC Western States Midget Series presented by CBD Living Water USAC WESTERN STATES & NATIONAL MIDGETS CLASH AT BAKERSFIELD By Lance Jennings NOVEMBER 13, 2018… The Light Up The World USAC Western States Midgets presented by CBD Living Water will clash with the P1 Insurance USAC National Midgets at Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, November 17th. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the eleventh point race will also feature the California Lightning Sprints, Hobby Stocks, and Mini Stocks. The [...]

USAC MIDGETS HEAD WEST THIS SATURDAY, FIRST STOP BAKERSFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California………USAC National racing continues its adventure out west this weekend, but now the focus turns to the midgets as teams point the compass toward California’s Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, November 17, for the “November Classic,” the penultimate round for both the USAC P1 Insurance National & Light Up the World Western States Midget seasons. Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. returns to Bakersfield as the defending winner of the “November Classic,” where he led [...]

Schedule Change for September 8th

A schedule change has been made for the upcoming September 8th event night. The Late Models have been removed from the night of racing, but the addition of the Outlaw Karts will fill the night of racing. “With a confirmed low car count with a few drivers racing at the Boone Super Nationals this week, I feel it would be best for everyone if we remove the Late Models from Saturday night’s event” stated track owner Scott Schweitzer. Western [...]

Timmons races to first Sprint Car win at Bakersfield Speedway

Ryan Timmons will remember his run on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Timmons passed Austin Liggett with eight laps to go and went on to his first-ever Sprint Car victory in the USAC West Coast Sprint Car 30-lap feature. Liggett took the lead at the drop of the green flag with Timmons right behind. Timmons made the winning move when he dove low into turn three and came out ahead of Liggett in turn four.   “I really wanted to get Austin there,” [...]

The heat is on and Shannon McQueen will be in her comfort zone at Bakersfield Speedway

Shannon McQueen summed up what it’s like to be a racer in one sentence earlier this week. “Most people go on vacation, we go to Bakersfield Speedway when it’s 106,” she said. “That’s our kind of fun.” That’s exactly where she will be Saturday night as the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series makes a stop at the track for the first time since 2016.   “We’re going to debut a brand new car,” said McQueen, who is fourth in the championship points [...]

USAC WEST COAST 360 SPRINT CARS EYE BAKERSFIELD RETURN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By Lance Jennings JULY 24, 2018… After a year off the schedule, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will return to Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, July 28th, for their only appearance of 2018. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the eleventh point race will also feature Sport Mods, American Stocks, and Mini Stocks. The Pit Gates will open at 3:00pm, the Front Gates will open at 5:00pm, and Racing is scheduled for 7:00pm at “The West’s Fastest 1/3-Mile High Banked [...]