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    Now hiring for the 2016 race season

    NOW HIRING!!! The Bakersfield Speedway is now accepting applications for all concession positions for the 2016 race season. Are you friendly, outgoing and energetic? If so, we want you. Now is your opportunity to join our team. Click here to apply

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    Awards Banquet set for Saturday February 20th

    As we get ready to kick off the 2016 racing season, we will start it off with our customary crowning of our 2015 track champions. The annual awards banquet is now set for Saturday February 20th at the world famous Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Top ten racers in all Budweiser Points series divisions will be […]

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    Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2016 Event Schedule

    BAKERSFIELD, Ca. (December 28, 2015) – The Bakersfield Speedway is proud to announce their 2016 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 Kern County’s premier offering for professional dirt track auto racing […]

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    World Of Outlaws Return To Bakersfield Speedway After 10-Year Hiatus; Tickets On Sale NOW

    PETERSEN MEDIA- After a 10-year hiatus from the Bakersfield Speedway, Promoter Scott Schweitzer is pleased to announce that the World of Outlaws will make their long awaited return to the speedway on Friday April 15th for the Budweiser Bash, and tickets for the event went on sale this morning at 7am PST. Opening it’s doors […]

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Apocalypse Speedway Off-Road Truck Event

Posted by on October 20, 2015

The BTUFF Apocalypse Speedway Off-Road Series rolls through Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday night October 24th. This year’s event will feature head to head truck racing, side by side racing, tug of war, trophy kart racing, Armageddon race and mini dwarf racing. Racing get’s under way at 5:00pm Saturday with the gates opening at 4:00pm. General […]

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Spainhoward caps off year with Budweiser Nationals win

Posted by on October 12, 2015

Saturday was another night of intense battles at Bakersfield Speedway for the conclusion of the 30th Annual Budweiser Nationals. Track champion Nick Spainhoward was able to add a Bud National win to his season, leading all 30 laps of the Sport Mod main. “I can’t believe it, this is such a huge accomplishment for me,” […]

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30TH RUNNING OF THE BUDWEISER NATIONALS THIS WEEKEND

Posted by on October 5, 2015

 A historic 70th season of competition at Bakersfield Speedway is quickly coming to a close, and with that, the anticipation is building towards the 30th Budwesier Nationals on October 9th and 10th.  The premier stock car open show on the West Coast welcomes over 200 teams to compete on the fastest one-third mile dirt oval. […]

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Championships decided at Speedway

Posted by on September 28, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH  mgriffith@bakersfield.com    The wins weren’t there this season for Brad Pounds but the consistency was and that lead to another IMCA Modified track championship at Bakersfield Speedway. Pounds had the championship locked up by taking the green flag on Saturday night then went on to finish fourth. It was his 12th top-five […]

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Champions night this Saturday September 26th

Posted by on September 24, 2015

This Saturday Night it’s the final regular season races at Bakersfield Speedway! Champions will be crowned and a season full of drama comes down to just one night. Mid-Cal Fabrication IMCA Racing Modifieds, Motor City Buick GMC Sport Mods, H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks, Melos Gas and GearAmerican Stocks, California Lightning Sprints and […]

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Dutton claims fourth SportMod win

Posted by on September 21, 2015

Gary Dutton won his fourth IMCA Sport Mods main event by at Bakersfield Speedway Saturday night. Starting sixth for the night, Dutton passed Jason Nation on lap 17 and stayed car lengths ahead for the last eight laps. “The track was nice, and Gary’s pretty good, so I don’t mind finishing second to him,” Nation […]

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Collier grabs another victory for 2015

Posted by on September 14, 2015

BY ALLISON GRIFFITH For The Californian It was an action-packed Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, but not before the drivers lined the front straightaway with their cars to join the audience for a moment of silence in memory of Mike Moshier. Moshier, who was in his 21st year of announcing at the track, died last […]

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Mike Moshier Memorial Services

Posted by on September 12, 2015

Memorial services for Mike Moshier will be Saturday September 19th 2015. A church service will be held at 10:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 5500 Fruitvale Ave in Bakersfield, CA. After the church service a graveside service will immediately follow at Greenlawn Southwest 2739 Panama Ln. Bakersfield, CA. where […]

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Mike “The Race Doctor” Moshier

Posted by on September 7, 2015

With a heavy heart we are saddened to report that today we lost a close member of our Bakersfield Speedway family. Longtime announcer Mike Moshier, known by all as “The Race Doctor” has lost his battle with cancer. Mike is a huge part of our Speedway family and his presence will be greatly missed by […]

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Spainhoward gets first Speedway win on big emotional night

Posted by on August 31, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com Bakersfield Speedway pretty much knew every night was Mike Moshier night as he kept them abreast of the racing action with his down-home style of announcing. On Saturday night, Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall made it official by proclaiming Aug. 29 as Mike Moshier Day. Moshier is battling cancer and is leaving […]