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2014 Bud Nationals official entry forms and information

  The 2014 Bud Nationals official entry form and event information is now out. Click on the link below for each division. Late Models Modifieds SportMods Hobby Stocks American Stocks Street Stocks

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JackFM Night at the Speedway

  JackFM night at the Speedway this Saturday night September 13th. Modifieds, SportMods, Mod Lites, CDCRA Dwarf Cars, NMRA ¾ Midgets and Mini dwarfs all hit the high banked clay oval for great dirt track action. Gates open at 4:00pm with Racing getting under way at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00  Seniors & Military $10.00  Kids […]

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Kiefer leads all 25 laps of Sports Mod feature win at Speedway

BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer mgriffith@bakersfield.com Levi Kiefer jumped into the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 25 laps to win his second straight Sports Mod feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Kiefer started on the inside of the second row on the third-mile clay oval, but dove […]

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Welch battles for Street Stock main victory

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   It took every bit of Lonnie Welch’s finely tuned driving skills for him to best Billy Simkins and win the 20-lap Super Street Stock feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   The two drivers went back and forth with each other in a spirited battle, swapping […]

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RACING continues again this Saturday night August 16

  Racing continues this Saturday night August 16 featuring IMCA Northern SportMods, IMCA Street Stocks, American Stocks and the Mini Dwarfs. Racing gets underway at 6:00pm with the gates opening up at 4:00pm. General admission $12.00   Seniors & Military $10.00   Kids 6-12 $5.00   5 and under FREE. Like us on Facebook and enter to win […]

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Johnson grabs Hobby Stock victory

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   The pass for the lead was the easy part for Steven Johnson. Holding onto to first place proved to be much more difficult, but the Bakersfield driver was up to the challenge.   Johnson took advantage of late race engine problems by 80-year old Ralph Cook […]

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KUZZ Night at the Races this Saturday August 9th

KUZZ night at the races this Saturday night August 9th featuring Late Models, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mod Lites & Hard Tops. Gates open at 4:00pm with Racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $16.00  Seniors & Military $14.00  Kids 6-12 $6.00   5 and under FREE

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Daves dominates in IMCA Modifieds race

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Ryan Daves didn’t have much to say at the conclusion of the IMCA Modified feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   Daves let his driving skills do all of his talking instead. The Bakersfield driver dominated the race, leading all but the first lap of the […]

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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.

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Sawyer takes modified main

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer mgriffith@bakersfield.com   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 […]