USAC Sprint cars invade Bakersfield this Saturday night

The USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Cars headline KUZZ Night at the Races this Saturday night March 19th at the Bakersfield Speedway. These machines are fast and WILD at the 1/3 Mile High Banked Clay Oval. Also on tap Saturday night is the IMCA Northern Sport Mods, Melos Gas and Gear American Stocks and the California Lightning Sprints. […]


Pounds finds Victory Lane at IMCA Modified opener

Speedway PR, BAKERSFIELD, CA. (March 13, 2016) – Brad Pounds motored to his first Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modified victory of the year by wiring the field in Saturday night’s modified season-opening event at the 1/3-mle high banked clay oval. While the Bakersfield native bested the IMCA Modifieds field, other Bakersfield Speedway winners included Robby […]

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IMCA Modifieds debut this Saturday night

The 71st season of dirt track racing action continues this Saturday night March 12th at the Bakersfield Speedway. The Mid-Cal fabrication IMCA Modifieds make there season debut as they lead a seven division night scheduled to do battle Saturday night along with the Central Valley Tanks IMCA Stock Cars, H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Western […]


2016 racing season opened with a bang!!!

  With storm clouds in the area, it was a crap shoot to get all five scheduled division finished Saturday night as the Bakersfield Speedway opened its doors for its 71st race season. Late Model driver Don Shaw from Ham Lake, Min. made 30 super-quick laps around the 1/3 mile track and claimed the opening […]

Reg Day

Registration Day this Saturday February 27th

To get the season started off, the 2016 Membership Registration Day will be held this Saturday February 27th. Registration will be from 10AM to 1 PM and located at the front concession area of the main grandstands. MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOT MANDATORY. Members will receive membership price pit passes all season & season end points fund […]


Opening Night 2016

OPENING NIGHT 2016!!!!!! Are you ready to get back to racing? Opening night 2016 is set for Saturday March 5th 2016. The time has come to flip the switch on the 71st racing season at the historical 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Gates will swing open at 4:00pm with the first night of racing […]


Open Practice Night 2016

Are you ready to get the 2016 race season started? First we need to practice and shake them new cars down. This Saturday night February 27th is our annual open practice night 2016. Pit gates open at 4:30pm with the track live for practice 5:00pm to 10:00pm. $35 pit passes for anyone entering the pits […]

Now Hiring

Now hiring for the 2016 race season

NOW HIRING!!! The Bakersfield Speedway is now accepting applications for all concession positions for the 2016 race season. Are you friendly, outgoing and energetic? If so, we want you. Now is your opportunity to join our team. Click here to apply

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Central Valley Tank returns as IMCA Stock Car sponsor

(Bakersfield, CA) – Bakersfield Speedway is delighted to announce a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Central Valley Tank as the official division sponsor of the IMCA Stock Cars at the Bakersfield Speedway for 2016 and beyond. The sponsorship is part of Central Valley Tanks ongoing commitment to help the division grow at Bakersfield Speedway. 2016 will […]


Awards Banquet set for Saturday February 20th

As we get ready to kick off the 2016 racing season, we will start it off with our customary crowning of our 2015 track champions. The annual awards banquet is now set for Saturday February 20th at the world famous Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Top ten racers in all Budweiser Points series divisions will be […]