Open practice for all divisions is scheduled for Saturday night February 26th. Practice time is 5 PM to 9 PM and is open to all cars (NO INFIELD TRACK CARS). Pit gates open at 4:30PM. Practice fee is $40.00 per person entering the pit area. Grandstands are free to watch. Pit concessions will be available, NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN PIT AREA.
By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California (November 15, 2021)………Coming up through the ranks in the earliest years of his racing career, Buddy Kofoid idolized Kyle Larson. In November 2020’s November Classic at California’s Bakersfield Speedway, the two competed as teammates for the first time on the venerable Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports team where, not only did Kofoid team up with him, he went toe-to-toe and prevailed. “I can’t believe we just beat Kyle,” Kofoid exclaimed at the time. “As a [...]
Due to the upcoming weather forecast with continued high heat and now extreme unhealthy air quality, we are unfortunately cancelling the next two events scheduled in August. We don’t want to make any bad situations for fans, racers, crew or staff with the forecasted weather. August 14th and 21st will be cancelled with no make up dates. We will return back racing 100% August 28th for the Annual Mike Moshier Classic and run the remaining 2021 events as scheduled. [...]
This Friday night kicks off the 2021 California IMCA Speedweeks right here at the Bakersfield Speedway. The powerful week of racing saw huge car counts in 2020 and we are expecting the same for 2021. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods and IMCA Stock cars will all be ready to claim round#1 of the series Friday night. State and County Covid restrictions are still in effect at the Bakersfield Speedway so our concession stand will remain closed. During this time you [...]
Thank you all for another great night of racing. Your support is greatly appreciated. As we stated in an earlier post we will be changing weekly for a while and making decisions that may not make sense. Please keep in mind we want to open up as safely as possible without future problems or restrictions. With that said we have some challenges, so this weekend, March 20th we will be dark with no racing. We will keep you updated [...]
Bakersfield Speedway March 6th, 2021 Race Results IMCA Modifieds 222 Cody Laney71 Dylan Thorton3ac Austin Kiefer41 Danny Lauer5 174 Ethan Dotson51g Gavin Manning22d Ryan Davesar15 Jack Aguiar91 Michael Scruggs97 Paul Culp10n Rob Sanders12 51b Bryan Clark13 Jerry Flippo1x Stephen Streeter15b Brad Pounds111 Logan Drake198 Robby Sawyer31a Alyssa Smith03 Jim Pettie III111x Kyle heckman7 Mike [...]
BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY WILL UTILIZE THE PIT PAY APP TO OFFER ADVANCE PIT PASS SALES TO PARTICIPANTS BAKERSFIELD, CA (Feb. 16, 2021) – By implementing the Pit Pay technology, Bakersfield Speedway will streamline the sign-in process for teams and attendees at the pit gate starting in 2021, helping the 1/3-mile track get its participants into the pits quickly and efficiently, even at the largest events. “With the current challenges and restrictions we are faced with in California, our partnership with Pit Pay [...]
Open practice for all divisions is scheduled for Saturday night February 27th. Practice time is 5 PM to 9 PM and is open to all cars (NO INFIELD TRACK CARS). Pit gates open at 4:30PM. Practice fee is $35.00 per person entering the pit area. Grandstands entrance will be closed still at this time. Pit concessions will not be available, NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN PIT AREA.
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 [...]
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 [...]