By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California (November 15, 2022)………Twenty-two years ago, a teenage Thomas Meseraull stood in victory lane at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway after winning his very first USAC-sanctioned feature race in the Western States Midget division. Twenty-two years later, the San Jose, Calif. native stood in the very same spot at Bakersfield’s 1/3-mile dirt oval as he did on that night in the year 2000, replicating the unwavering exuberance that has remained a constant throughout his career. It also [...]
Due to the upcoming weather forecast for Saturday and with unhealthy air quality from the northern fires, we are unfortunately cancelling this weekends event scheduled for July 16th. We don’t want to make any bad situations for fans, racers, crew or staff with the forecasted weather. Thank you for your understanding and continued support as we move forward and we will see you in August.
By Bakersfield Speedway PR Bakersfield, CA…With the first two scheduled events rained out in March, The Budweiser Points series is ready to fire off this Saturday night April 2nd at the Bakersfield Speedway. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, Pro Stocks, Hobby Stocks and American Stocks are all scheduled for their first appearance of 2022 on the 1/3 Mile High Banked Clay Oval. General admission $20.00 Seniors/Military $18.00 Kids 6-12 $10 5 and under are free. Personal coolers for food & drinks are welcome [...]
Bakersfield Speedway hosts the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars this Friday By Gary Thomas Bakersfield, CA…With plenty of sunshine in the forecast Bakersfield Speedway is locked and loaded to welcome the “Greatest Show on Dirt” this Friday, as the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series rolls into town. Complimenting the Outlaws on Friday evening will be the always entertaining California Lightning Sprints. The Bakersfield Speedway helps kick-off the final weekend in the Golden State during the early [...]
Tonight’s event scheduled for March 19th have been cancelled. With rain hitting the Bakersfield area at 8pm, we are faced with making this difficult decision now rather then after everyone is already in the facility.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series BAKERSFIELD HOSTS USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR CLASH By Lance Jennings MARCH 7, 2022… The USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will take center stage this Saturday, March 12th, at Bakersfield Speedway. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the second point race will also feature Stock Cars, Mod Lites, and Mini Stocks at “The West’s Fastest 1/3-Mile High Banked Clay Oval.” The Pit Gates will open at 2:00pm, Spectator Gates will open at 4:00pm, and Racing [...]
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. [...]