SATURDAY APRIL 18TH...LATE MODELS....HOBBY STOCKS....AMERICAN STOCKS....CDCRA DWARF CARS....NMRA 3/4 MIDGETS...GATES OPEN AT 4:00PM...RACING AT 6:00PM...
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    Late Models set for return visit April 18th

    The high powered dirt late models make their return visit to the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval this Saturday night April 18th. Late models headline the super speed show along with Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, CDCRA Dwarf Cars, NMRA Midgets and the USAC Ignite Midgets. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at […]

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Late Models set for return visit April 18th

Posted by on April 14, 2015

The high powered dirt late models make their return visit to the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval this Saturday night April 18th. Late models headline the super speed show along with Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, CDCRA Dwarf Cars, NMRA Midgets and the USAC Ignite Midgets. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at […]

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Bennett claims first IMCA Modified victory

Posted by on April 12, 2015

BY STEPHEN LYNCH For The Californian The IMCA Modified feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway came down to a one driver mastering the track better than the rest of the field. Bret Bennett passed Chad Reichenbach for the lead on Lap 6, and then demonstrated his grasp of getting around the third-mile clay oval quicker […]

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IMCA weekly racing continues this Saturday night

Posted by on April 6, 2015

IMCA sanctioned Modifieds and Northern SportMods return to the high banked clay oval this Saturday night April 11th along with Mini Stocks, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs. Gates swing open at 4:00pm with racing getting started at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE. For event info 661-393-3373

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Bernal uses outside wall to win Sprint Car feature race

Posted by on April 6, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian mgriffith@bakersfield.com Ryan Bernal did some rim riding Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway and it paid off with a victory in the 30-lap USAC West Coast Sprint Car feature. Bernal went low in turns two and three to take the lead six laps into the 22-car feature but the rest […]

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USAC 360 Sprints thunder into Bakersfield this Saturday night

Posted by on March 31, 2015

This Saturday, April 4th, the popular USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will make their only appearance of the year at Bakersfield Speedway. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the fifth point race of the season will also showcase Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks, American Stocks, and Hard Tops. The Pit Gates will open at 2:00pm, the Front Gates […]

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Sanders tops IMCA Modified field

Posted by on March 30, 2015

  The popular IMCA Modifieds headlined the five division night with 17 cars checked in. Running the final feature e of the night provided plenty of side by side racing on the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Robert Sanders of Bakersfield took the impression win over Danny Lauer, Ethan Dotson, John Piker and Brad […]

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IMCA Modifieds & SportMods Headline this Saturday

Posted by on March 24, 2015

KERN Radio Night at the races this Saturday night March 28th. IMCA sanctioned Modifieds and SportMods headline the 5 division night. Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks and NMRA 3/4 Midgets will also be in action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under […]

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GARDNER STILL #1 AFTER STOP IN BAKERSFIELD

Posted by on March 22, 2015

Defending Honda USAC Western Midget Champion Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. picked up right where he left off in 2014 by winning the 2015 series opener Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Gardner caught Trey Marcham on lap 16 and led the final five laps in his Baldozier Racing/Esslinger Engineering Stewart/Esslinger to beat Marcham, Scott Pierovich, […]

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Open wheel super show set for this Saturday March 21st

Posted by on March 18, 2015

This Saturday, March 21st, the Honda USAC Western Midgets will open their 33rd season at Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, California. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the action packed card will also feature SportMods, American Stocks, California Lightning Sprints and RaceSaver Sprints. The Pit Gates will open at 2:00pm, the Front Gates will open at 4:00pm, with […]

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Heckman holds on for IMCA win

Posted by on March 16, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian mgriffith@bakersfield.com R.C. Whitwell hasn’t been chasing people much this season, but that’s the position he was in Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway in the IMCA Modified feature. Whitwill chased Bakersfield’s Kyle Heckman around the third-mile oval for 24 of the 25 laps, getting by Heckman just once. Fortunately for […]