Let’s start August off right this Saturday

Saturday night August 2nd. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Stocks Cars, Mini Stocks & Mini Dwarfs. Gates open at 4:00pm  Racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00   Seniors & Military $10.00  Kids 6-12 $5.00  5 and under FREE.


Sawyer takes modified main

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   Robby Sawyer raced to his first victory of the season Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, then apologized.   Not for anything he did on Saturday on the third-mile clay oval as he put in a stellar drive, but for an incident several weeks ago that landed […]


Johasee Rebar family night this Saturday July 26th

Saturday night July 26th…Johasee Rebar night at the Races featuring Modifieds, SportMods, American Stocks, NMRA Midgets & Mod Lites. Gates open at 4:00pm Racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors & Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE.

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Hurt wins inaugural IMCA Stock Car main

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Ron Hurt of Hanford took advantage of an early bobble by Chris Mancebo to win the inaugural IMCA Stock Car A-main event at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night.   Mancebo led the first three laps before getting loose in the fourth turn on Lap 4, allowing […]


IMCA Stock Cars debut this Saturday July 19

JackFM Night at the races welcomes five divisions hitting the high banked clay oval Saturday night as Late Models return and IMCA Stock cars roll out for the first time in Bakersfield. Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks & Mini Dwarfs will round out the racing action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm. general admission […]


Heckman wins twice at Speedway, takes IMCA Modifieds point lead

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   Kyle Heckman had two wins and the points lead coming into the IMCA Modified race at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night.   One of those wins came when six-time winner Brad Pounds was not on the ground and the other came in a race during which […]


Racing returns this Saturday July 12th

After a week off for the 4th of July holiday, racing returns this Saturday night. The second half of the racing season starts off with Modifieds, SportMods, Street Stocks & American Stocks…Gates open at 4pm Racing at 6pm…General admission $12 Seniors & Military $10 Kids 6-12 $5 Five and under FREE…


Pounds wins from the back

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   The chances of Brad Pounds winning didn’t look good two laps into the IMCA Modified feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   That’s because at that point Pounds was in the pits with a mechanical problem during a brief caution.   But a quick fix […]


Richie McGowan Memorial Race

The 3rd Annual Richie McGowan Memorial hobby stock 32 is set for this Saturday night June 28th. Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and American Stocks will be in action in honor of a great friend to racing. The night sky will be filled with Fireworks as we cap off the first half of the 2014 racing […]


Pounds gets 5th win

  BY JEEF EVANS Californian staff writer e-mail:   Brad Pounds, Cody Laney and Kyle Heckman gave each other all they could handle Saturday night in the IMCA 20-lap main event at Bakersfield Speedway.   Pounds of Bakersfield nipped Laney by two feet for his fifth main event win of the season.   Laney, […]