SATURDAY AUGUST 8th...LATE MODELS...MODIFIEDS...HOBBY STOCKS....MINI STOCKS....HARD TOPS....MINI DWARFS....GATES OPEN AT 4:00PM RACING AT 6:00PM...
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USAC 360 Sprints thunder into Bakersfield this Saturday night

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

  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

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

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

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

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 […]

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IMCA Modifieds Headline this Saturday March 14th

We are right back in action this Saturday night with 6 divisions attacking the historic 1/3 mile high banked clay oval March 14th. Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds make there season debut along with H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Western Pro Stocks, Central Valley Tanks IMCA Stock Cars, Diamon IT Mod Lites and the GoLiveStream […]

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70th Season Opener in the Books

BY STEPHEN LYNCH For The Californian Bakersfield Speedway kicked off its 70th season of racing on Saturday night with a full schedule of non-stop action. Five divisions of cars took to the high-banked, third-mile, clay oval, entertaining the packed grandstands with lots of side-by-side competition and a couple of thrilling finishes. However, the Late Model […]

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Opening Night 2015 This Saturday March 7th

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 3, 2015) – The highly anticipated 70th season for Bakersfield Speedway begins in earnest this Saturday night with the prestigious West Coast Late Models!  JACK FM Night at the Races will present a full card of action to officially bring in the season at the IMCA-sanctioned one-third mile clay oval.  North Chester […]

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Open Practice Continues Today

Open practice will continue today Sunday March 1st. We are getting what little water is on the track from the rain last night and we will be ready to go. Pit gates open at 11am with practice running from 12 noon to dusk. All pit passes sold last night will be honored today for re-entry […]