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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 [...]

EVENTS POSTPONED FOR MARCH 14TH

State and county recommendations regarding Coronavirus restrictions have force postponement of this Saturday’s race program at the Bakersfield Speedway. We will continue to update the status of the racing for the remainder of March on a weekly basis. Thank you for your continued support

GCI EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRO STOCKS HEADLINE RACING AT THE BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY MARCH 14th!!!

GCI EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRO STOCKS HEADLINE RACING AT THE BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY MARCH 14th!!! The Pro Stocks are headed to the Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday for their first appearance of the 2020 season. GCI Equipment Rentals of Bakersfield has came on board to back this exciting division and is putting up a points fund for the Bakersfield series. Don’t miss these high powered machines as they rip around the 1/3 mile Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday night as the [...]

NOW HIRING FOR THE 2020 RACE SEASON – ALL POSITIONS

The Bakersfield Speedway is now excepting applications for all positions for the upcoming 2020 race season. We are looking for hard working people to join are team. Please fill out the application form as soon as possible as we are hiring now. Positions available for 2020: Concession staff, security staff, track staff and pit area staff. Click here for application

2019 POINTS STANDING UPDATE

As we get ready for the 2020 race season, we are always looking for new and improved ways to service the racers and fans. This offseason we found that service and have already started the process. We are proud to partner with MyRacePass starting this race season for our official race management software. MyRacePass is the leader in this field and we are happy to be finally making the switch over to there system. This will provide a host [...]

BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY RELEASES 2020 SCHEDULE

Bakersfield Speedway 5001 N. Chester Ext. Bakersfield, CA. 93308 (661) 393-3373 www.bakersfieldspeedway.com For Further Information contact Scott Schweitzer (661) 393-3373 or scott@bakersfieldspeedway.com For Immediate Release BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY RELEASES 2020 SCHEDULE (DECEMBER 25, 2019, BAKERSFIELD, CA) Bakersfield Speedway promoter Scott Schweitzer released the 2020 Bakersfield Speedway event schedule to celebrate the 75th year of continuous operation this season for the historic racetrack. The much anticipated 2020 season, which features 32 race dates, will get under way on Saturday, March 7th with four action packed divisions that night and [...]