IMCA SPORTMOD POINTS BATTLE HEATS UP THIS SATURDAY

SPEEDWAY MEDIA- The racing in the month of June rolls along again Saturday night as the Motor City GMC IMCA SportMods are set to return to Bakersfield Speedway June 8th along with the H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Slingin Dirt Mod Lites and the Coca-Cola Mini Stocks. Bakersfield’s Chris McKellar brings a two-point lead over Guy Ahlwardt in the SportMods season points series. Both drivers are expected to be on hand Saturday night along with Michael Johnson, Jason Nation and [...]

USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS HEADLINE BAKERSFIELD RETURN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS HEADLINE BAKERSFIELD RETURN By Lance Jennings MAY 7, 2019… After a furious battle at Ventura, the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars are back in action this Saturday, May 11th, at Bakersfield Speedway. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the sixth point race will also feature Hobby Stocks, IMCA Stock Cars, and Mini Stocks. The pit gate will open at 3:00pm, spectator gates are open at 5:00pm, and racing is scheduled for 7:00pm at “The West’s [...]

USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CARS RETURN TO BAKERSFIELD

USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CARS RETURN TO BAKERSFIELD By Lance Jennings MARCH 12, 2019… After a two nights of furious action at Las Vegas, the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series will make their only appearance of the year at Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, March 16th. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the “KUZZ Night at the Races” will also feature IMCA Stock Cars, American Stocks and the California Lightning Sprints. The Pit Gates will open at 3:00pm, the Front Gates will open [...]

2019 BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY EVENT SCHEDULE RELEASED

 For further information contact Scott Schweitzer info@bakersfieldspeedway.com or (661) 393-3373   For Immediate Release   2019 BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY EVENT SCHEDULE RELEASED!   (Bakersfield, CA. December 31, 2018) The Bakersfield Speedway is proud to announce their 2019 event schedule. The historic Bakersfield Speedway is a one third mile high banked clay oval that has been home to auto racing in Bakersfield, CA since May of 1946. As Bakersfield’s premier offering for professional dirt track auto racing waves the green flag for its 2019 season giving the Bakersfield [...]

Outlaws, Midgets were bookends to a solid Bakersfield Speedway season

It’s a track where stock car racing is king, but a pair of open wheel events provided a bit of thunder in 2018 at Bakersfield Speedway. The World of Outlaws Series, which opened the season after the first three weekends were rained out, and the season-ending USAC National Midget race both had stellar fields and superb racing on the third-mile clay oval. In between it was a banner year for a number of local racers who came away with season championships.   “We [...]

BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD

BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California (November 14, 2018)………An abundance of USAC Midget racing talent will be on display in this Saturday’s “November Classic” at Bakersfield Speedway as the P1 Insurance National Midgets clash with the Light Up The World Western States Midgets for the first of two times in 2018. The field sees four past USAC National Midget champions on board for the November 17 race on the speedy [...]

USAC WESTERN STATES & NATIONAL MIDGETS CLASH AT BAKERSFIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Light Up The World USAC Western States Midget Series presented by CBD Living Water USAC WESTERN STATES & NATIONAL MIDGETS CLASH AT BAKERSFIELD By Lance Jennings NOVEMBER 13, 2018… The Light Up The World USAC Western States Midgets presented by CBD Living Water will clash with the P1 Insurance USAC National Midgets at Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, November 17th. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the eleventh point race will also feature the California Lightning Sprints, Hobby Stocks, and Mini Stocks. The [...]

USAC MIDGETS HEAD WEST THIS SATURDAY, FIRST STOP BAKERSFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California………USAC National racing continues its adventure out west this weekend, but now the focus turns to the midgets as teams point the compass toward California’s Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, November 17, for the “November Classic,” the penultimate round for both the USAC P1 Insurance National & Light Up the World Western States Midget seasons. Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. returns to Bakersfield as the defending winner of the “November Classic,” where he led [...]

Schedule Change for September 8th

A schedule change has been made for the upcoming September 8th event night. The Late Models have been removed from the night of racing, but the addition of the Outlaw Karts will fill the night of racing. “With a confirmed low car count with a few drivers racing at the Boone Super Nationals this week, I feel it would be best for everyone if we remove the Late Models from Saturday night’s event” stated track owner Scott Schweitzer. Western [...]

Timmons races to first Sprint Car win at Bakersfield Speedway

Ryan Timmons will remember his run on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Timmons passed Austin Liggett with eight laps to go and went on to his first-ever Sprint Car victory in the USAC West Coast Sprint Car 30-lap feature. Liggett took the lead at the drop of the green flag with Timmons right behind. Timmons made the winning move when he dove low into turn three and came out ahead of Liggett in turn four.   “I really wanted to get Austin there,” [...]