SATURDAY JULY 26th....MODIFIEDS....SPORTMODS....AMERICAN STOCKS....NMRA MIDGETS....MOD LITES....GATES OPEN AT 4:00 PM....RACING AT 6:00 PM....PIT GATE OPENS AT 2:00 PM...

2012 Schedule Released

(JANUARY 3, 2012, BAKERSFIELD, CA) Bakersfield Speedway promoter Scott Schweitzer released the 2012 Bakersfield Speedway event schedule on Tuesday afternoon.  The much anticipated 2012 season, which features 33 race dates, will get under way on Saturday, March 3rd with four action packed divisions that night and it will conclude nearly eight month later after the 27th Annual Budweiser Nationals. 

The popular IMCA Modifieds will again headline the 2012 schedule with 18 points season dates.  Other Bakersfield Speedway house division including Sport Mods, Hobby, American and Mini Stocks will also see lots of action in 2012.  Also returning in the 2012 season, the fan favorite Dirt Late Models with nine appearances.  March 24th will mark the return of The West Coast 360 Sprint Car Series to the 1/3 Mile Clay Oval. In addition, USAC Midgets, USAC Focus Midgets, USAC JR Focus Midgets, West Coast Street Stock, Mini Dwarfs, NMRA ¾ Midgets, CDCRA Dwarf Cars, Okie Bowl Hard Tops and the California Lightning Sprint Cars will also join the 2012 Bakersfield Speedway season. Schweitzer is pleased with the schedule and is excited about getting the new season under way. “I’m very happy with the schedule for 2012 and the way it came together. It’s a hard thing to put together and to do it with as little conflict with other race tracks” stated Schweitzer. “With the schedule in place, we can now get busy around here getting the facility and racing surface prepared for the March 3rd opener. That’s important to us so we can continue to offer fun family entertainment that keeps them coming back for more.”

The 2012 season is scheduled to kick off Saturday, March 3rd with the spectator gates opening at 4:30pm and racing starting at 6:00pm sharp. The speedway is located at 5001 N. Chester Ext. Bakersfield, CA. 93308. For info please contact the office at 661-393-3373 or www.bakersfieldspeedway.com

The full 2012 Bakersfield Speedway schedule is listed below.

MARCH

3 – MODIFIEDS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS -GRAND OPENER 2012

10- LATE MODELS, SPORT MODS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

17-MODIFIEDS, STREET STOCKS, HOBBY STOCKS, CA LIGHTNING SPRINTS

24-360 SPRINTS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, NMRA

31- MODOFIEDS, SPORT MODS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

ARPIL

7- USAC MIDGETS, FORD FOCUS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, HARD TOPS

14- MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, CA LIGHTNING SPRINTS

21-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, STREET STOCKS, NMRA, MINI DWARFS

28-LATE MODELS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, CDCRA

MAY

5-MODIFIEDS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

12- MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, STREET STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, CA LIGHTNING SPRINTS

19-LATE MODELS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, NMRA, MINI DWARFS

26- SPORT MODS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS, HARD TOPS, BUDWEISER KEG RACES

JUNE

2-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS

9- MODIFIEDS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI DWARFS, CDCRA

16- LATE MODELS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS,

23-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, NMRA

30-MODIFIEDS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS – FIREWORKS SHOW

JULY

7-DARK NO RACING

14- MODIFIEDS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

21-LATE MODELS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, NMRA

28-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI DWARFS, FORD FOCUS

AUGUST

4- MODIFIEDS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS

11- LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, HARD TOPS

18-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, AMERICAN STOCKS, NMRA,  CDCRA

25-LATE MODELS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

SEPTEMBER

1-MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS

8- STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI DWARFS, NMRA,

15- MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, MINI DWARFS

22-USAC MIDGETS, FORD FOCUS, AMERICAN STOCKS, MINI STOCKS, HARD TOPS

29-MODIFIEDS, HOBBY STOCKS, NMRA, CA LIGHTNING SPRINTS, MINI DWARFS

OCTOBER

6-DARK NO RACING

12-BUD NATIONALS -LATE MODELS, MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN STOCKS

13-BUD NATIONALS -LATE MODELS, MODIFIEDS, SPORT MODS, HOBBY STOCKS, STREET STOCKS

20-DARK NO RACING

27-TBA

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