August 5th 2017 Race Results

Western RaceSaver Sprints A Main 1. #23T George Tristao Jr 2. #35 Albert Pombo 3. #99T Tanner Boul 4. #67G Granf Duinkorlcon 5. #22 Mike Schott 6. #7z Zane Blanchard 7. #28 Eric Correia 8. #5 Cole Danvolt 9. #86 Chris Ennis 10. #87P Jacob Tuttle 11. #31H Phil Heymen 12. #6 Matt DeMartivi 13. #67D Landon Davis 14. #45 Monty Ferria 15. #55 Rick Everhart 16. #11 Blain Fajundes   H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks A Main 1. #91x Michael Scruggs 2. #10 Trevor Baker 3. #4 Jayden Schweitzer 4. #99 Don Mead 5. #15 Marc McCaslin 6. #4P Chris Settlemire 7. #11 Cody Johnson 8. [...]

Drivers Autograph Session

Come meet the drivers of the Western RaceSaver Winged Sprint Cars up close this Saturday night August 5th. Second Start to the Right Night brings a host of special events to the night of racing and we will start it off with a autograph session from 5pm to 6pm up front as you enter the Bakersfield Speedway. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet your favorite driver and get a autograph or photo. Come join the fun Saturday night!!!

Foulger gets first IMCA Modified victory at Bakersfield Speedway

Misty Warren raced to a Mini Stock victory on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway in a feature that was marred by a frightening accident. The race was halted on lap 14 when Carter Cherry’s car slammed hard into the wall on lap 14. Carter was low in the corner between turns one and two when his car snapped hard to the right and went nose-first into the wall. Cherry, who was awake and alert, was extracted from the car, placed [...]

Johnson claim’s first hobby stock win in 2017

Tyler Johnson came from last to first to win the Hobby Stock feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Johnson, who started in the last row of the 16-car field, took the lead 20 laps into the 25-lap feature and led the rest of the way. Johnson was driving the car normally wheeled by Mike Hill Jr., who is on vacation. “I really have to thank Mike and Sadie (Hill),” Johnson said. “About 7 o’clock Steven (Johnson) said let’s take the car [...]

July 15th 2017 Race Results

Motor City GMC IMCA Northern SportMods A Main 1. #18c Chris McKellar 2. #68j Billy Simkins 3. #40 Nick Spainhoward 4. #12 James Cecil 5. #20s Lee Jensen 6. #55 Matt Lewis 7. #09 Brylon Holder 8. #85 Joey Dominguez 9. #3m Jeff Miller 10. #13m Matt Mayo Jr 11. #0z Dale Kunz 12. #83 Jason Nation 13. #07 Brandon Ratcliff 14. #44s Shane DeVolder 15. #c5 Wayne Coffman DNS #51v Vaughan Vondera Coca-Cola Mini Stocks A Main 1. #7 Loni Spiller 2. #68 Carter Cherry 3. #77 Steve Roark 4. #75w Brandon Wolford 5. #32 Larry Ramirez 6. #15 Shawn Schwartzenberger 7. #2 Jillian [...]

RACESAVER WING SPRINTS ARE HEADED BACK TO THE SPEEDWAY SATURDAY JULY 15th

FREE Coca-Cola night at the races is headlined by the return of the IMCA RACESAVER WING SPRINT CARS. Tanner Boul won the first appearance back in May and now has his sights set on two in a row this Saturday night. These high powered, big wing sprint cars get around the 1/3 high banked clay oval in lightning fashion which makes this a must see event for all ages. Motor City GMC IMCA SportMods, Central Valley Tanks IMCA Stock [...]

Lewis follows MLB career with surprise visit

    With an 11-year Major League Baseball career now in the rearview mirror, Colby Lewis is free to pursue other interests that were off limits while he was a pitcher for the Texas Rangers and other clubs. Such as racing. Which he was doing Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   “I’ve got the go kart track in the the back yard and I love racing,”Lewis said. “I’ve always enjoyed it since my brother (Zach Forster) started racing Hobby Stocks 21 or 22 years ago.” Forster [...]

BAKERSFIELD ADDED TO 2017 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SCHEDULE

Bakersfield, California………A new addition to the 2017 USAC National Midget schedule’s end-of-the-year west coast swing has been announced as the penultimate round of this year’s championship. The November 18th USAC Western States Midget event at California’s Bakersfield Speedway will now carry USAC National Midget points in addition to Western States points. The event will slot in as the final race on the calendar prior to the 77th running of the “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Ventura (Calif.) Raceway. USAC National Midget [...]

Holder takes home the big win at Bakersfield Speedway

Fans were treated to a fireworks show as part of the 6th Annual Richie McGowan Memorial on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. But before and after the night sky was colorfully lit up, they were regaled by some exciting racing action on the track’s third-mile clay oval. Brylon Holder won a thrilling 25-lap Sports Mod main event, holding off several strong challengers.   Holder led from wire-to-wire but not before beating runner-up Tina Pounds to the finish line by a fraction of a [...]

ADJUSTED START TIME ANNOUNCED FOR SATURDAY’S BIG EVENT!!!!!

With the current heat wave foretasted to break Friday night, we have decided to still push back Saturday’s start time by 1 hour to help combat the current conditions. We will jump directly into our summer operating hours starting this Saturday night with front gates opening at 5pm, racing starting at 7pm and the pit gate opening at 3pm. We will also have MULTIPLE COOLING STATIONS located in the front grass/concession area and pit area for anyone to take [...]