Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2021 Event Schedule

For Immediate Release January 16, 2021 Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2021 Event Schedule BAKERSFIELD, Ca. (January 16, 2021) – The Bakersfield Speedway is proud to announce their 2021 tentative event schedule. The historic Bakersfield Speedway is a one third mile high banked clay oval that has been home to auto racing in Bakersfield, CA since May of 1946. As Bakersfield’s premier offering for professional dirt track auto racing waves the green flag for its 2021 season giving the Bakersfield Speedway the recognition of [...]

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 [...]