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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

  We would like to wish every fan, racer, crew, sponsor and partner of the Bakersfield Speedway a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2014 was a great race season and we thank you for your continued support of the race track. The 70th race season is just around the corner and we couldn’t […]



BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2014) – RC Whitwell and Bobby Hogge, IV kept Bakersfield out of the Modified victory lane, while Ethan Dotson swept Sport Mod action, in Friday and Saturday’s inaugural Thanksgiving Thunder at Bakersfield Speedway.  The event closed the 69th season at the fastest one-third mile clay oval in the West with large […]



  BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 24, 2014) – This Friday and Saturday Bakersfield Speedway will conclude its 69th season of action with the inaugural Thanksgiving Thunder.  The event relocated to the west’s fastest one-third mile clay oval and will welcome teams from all over the West Coast.  Thanksgiving Thunder will put on a cap on dirt […]


Thanksgiving Thunder Nov 28th & 29th

OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM Just when you thought the 2014 race season was over the Bakersfield Speedway has gone and added one more event. Make plans to be at the Speedway November 28th & 29th for the 2014 Thanksgiving Thunder. 2 big nights of racing and the high banked clay oval. Complete event info will be […]


Hogge IV wins four times at Bud Nationals

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian   While there was plenty of cash on the line for winners of feature races during the season-ending Bud Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway, every winner also received a coveted Budweiser guitar as a trophy.   Eight were handed out over two days of racing, five of Saturday […]


29th Annual Bud Nationals this week

The 29th Annual Budweiser Nationals are set to kick off this Friday night for two day of racing action at the Bakersfield Speedway October 10th & 11th. This popular end of the season event will include Late Models, Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks & American Stocks. Upwards of 200 cars are expected to enter […]


5 Champions to be crowned this Saturday night

Join us this Saturday night September 27th as we crown 5 more track champions.SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mini Dwarfs & CA Lightning Sprints will all be in action Saturday night. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE. Call 661-393-3373 for complete […]


Heckman wins Main Event and 2014 Championship

  After a full season of racing, the Mini Stock championship at Bakersfield Speedway came down to to the difference of one position.   Tina Bell finished second on Saturday night on the third-mile clay oval to win the championship by two points.   Zach Boitnot won the feature with Gary Spiller second and Bell […]


Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets & Lawnmowers

Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets @ Bakersfield Speedway!!!Sunday September 21stAll types of karts welcome. If it is safe, you wont get turned away. Gokarts, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets, Mini Dwarfs, etc.Pit gate opens @10amDrivers meeting @11amRacing to followPit parking will be on the big track againKart & Driver $35Pit passes […]


Honda USAC Western Midgets invade Bakersfield this Saturday

By Lance Jennings PHOENIX, AZ – SEPTEMBER 16, 2014… This Saturday, September 20th, the Honda USAC Western Midget Series will invade Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, California for the final time in 2014. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the “Monster Energy Recycling Night” will also feature IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, Mini Stocks, Hard Tops, and Ignite […]