2020 BUDWEISER NATIONALS CANCELED

Bakersfield Speedway officials have announced today that the 2020 Budweiser Nationals have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. The historic one third-mile high banked clay oval’s biggest and most-famous event was scheduled for October 9th & 10th. Despite the racetrack owner’s tremendous pursuit to work with the state and county to reopen the racetrack, Kern County Department of Health’s orders which restrict mass gatherings and prohibit spectators from grandstand events at large venues remain in effect. “We tried all [...]

RACING SET FOR JULY 25TH

The Bakersfield Speedway is pleased to announce that we will be hosting another event this Saturday July 25th featuring IMCA Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks and CA Lightning Sprints. The event is governed by current state and county guidelines and at this point still no fans will be allowed to attend. Those that can’t be in attendance can catch all the live action via pay-per-view by www.bakersfieldspeedway.tv and purchasing your monthly subscription. If you are already a member you [...]

NEXT RACING EVENT SCHEDULED FOR JULY 25TH

With the state and county still holding us to operate only with no fans, it leaves us with the only option to pick and choose selected events until we are back to full operation. We tried one event and without sponsor help, it will not be financial doable to run on a weekly basis. We felt that would be the results but we had to try one event and see. We will continue to press every avenue to get [...]

OPEN PRACTICE SATURDAY JUNE 20th

The following requirements will always be in place and participants are required to please follow them with no exceptions to participate. The Test and Tune will be held Saturday night June 20th from 6pm-10pm. The pit gate will open at 5:00pm, while the grandstands and concessions will be closed. Practice open to all cars (no infield track cars). The following guidelines/ requirements must be followed for all Test and Tune events until further notice. At Home Preparation: • In order to continue [...]

Open Practice June 6th Guidelines and Info

Guidelines for Test and Tune Operations. The following requirements will always be in place and participants are required to please follow them with no exceptions to participate. The Test and Tune will be held from 6pm-10pm. The pit gate will open at 5:00pm, while the grandstands and concessions will be closed. The following guidelines/ requirements must be followed for all Test and Tune events until further notice. At Home Preparation: • In order to continue keeping Kern County safe, please clean and [...]

RACING POSTPONED THROUGH MAY

The Bakersfield Speedway announced today that racing is postponed through the end of May. “I have been in contact with our County Supervisors and the Kern County Health Department and we’re still not in a position to open up for racing. We are doing everything possible to make changes to help comply with guidelines that will help give us the opportunity to reopen, but unfortunately I don’t know when that will be” stated track owner Scott Schweitzer. “As soon [...]

RACING POSTPONED FOR MARCH 21ST

To all of our valued drivers, fans, crew and staff, please know that the health and well-being of you all is our primary concern. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely, and follow recommendations from state and local heath departments regarding the situation. Therefor this Saturday nights event scheduled for March 21st is again postponed. We will continue to keep you posted on all upcoming racing events on a week to week basis. Please be safe and [...]