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    Opening Night 2015 This Saturday March 7th

    BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 3, 2015) – The highly anticipated 70th season for Bakersfield Speedway begins in earnest this Saturday night with the prestigious West Coast Late Models!  JACK FM Night at the Races will present a full card of action to officially bring in the season at the IMCA-sanctioned one-third mile clay oval.  North Chester […]

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Posted by on November 24, 2014

  BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 24, 2014) – This Friday and Saturday Bakersfield Speedway will conclude its 69th season of action with the inaugural Thanksgiving Thunder.  The event relocated to the west’s fastest one-third mile clay oval and will welcome teams from all over the West Coast.  Thanksgiving Thunder will put on a cap on dirt […]



Thanksgiving Thunder Nov 28th & 29th

Posted by on November 2, 2014

OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM Just when you thought the 2014 race season was over the Bakersfield Speedway has gone and added one more event. Make plans to be at the Speedway November 28th & 29th for the 2014 Thanksgiving Thunder. 2 big nights of racing and the high banked clay oval. Complete event info will be […]



Hogge IV wins four times at Bud Nationals

Posted by on October 13, 2014

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian   While there was plenty of cash on the line for winners of feature races during the season-ending Bud Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway, every winner also received a coveted Budweiser guitar as a trophy.   Eight were handed out over two days of racing, five of Saturday […]



29th Annual Bud Nationals this week

Posted by on October 5, 2014

The 29th Annual Budweiser Nationals are set to kick off this Friday night for two day of racing action at the Bakersfield Speedway October 10th & 11th. This popular end of the season event will include Late Models, Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks & American Stocks. Upwards of 200 cars are expected to enter […]



5 Champions to be crowned this Saturday night

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Join us this Saturday night September 27th as we crown 5 more track champions.SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mini Dwarfs & CA Lightning Sprints will all be in action Saturday night. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE. Call 661-393-3373 for complete […]



Heckman wins Main Event and 2014 Championship

Posted by on September 22, 2014

  After a full season of racing, the Mini Stock championship at Bakersfield Speedway came down to to the difference of one position.   Tina Bell finished second on Saturday night on the third-mile clay oval to win the championship by two points.   Zach Boitnot won the feature with Gary Spiller second and Bell […]



Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets & Lawnmowers

Posted by on September 17, 2014

Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets @ Bakersfield Speedway!!!Sunday September 21stAll types of karts welcome. If it is safe, you wont get turned away. Gokarts, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets, Mini Dwarfs, etc.Pit gate opens @10amDrivers meeting @11amRacing to followPit parking will be on the big track againKart & Driver $35Pit passes […]



Honda USAC Western Midgets invade Bakersfield this Saturday

Posted by on September 17, 2014

By Lance Jennings PHOENIX, AZ – SEPTEMBER 16, 2014… This Saturday, September 20th, the Honda USAC Western Midget Series will invade Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, California for the final time in 2014. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the “Monster Energy Recycling Night” will also feature IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, Mini Stocks, Hard Tops, and Ignite […]



Wayne Dotson grabs SportMod main event victory

Posted by on September 15, 2014

IMCA Modifieds A Main1. #2 Danny Lauer2. #15B Brad Pounds3. #5L Cody Laney4. #22D Ryan Daves5. #00 Kyle Heckman6. #17N Steve Noland7. #21J Justin Crockett8. #28P John Piker9. #5 Bret Bennett10. #61x Robbie Witwer11. #11H Eric Hamilton12. #29x Scott Gatson13. #22 Andrew Phipps14. #80 Dave Phipps15. #51B Bryan Clark16. #91P Devin Crockett17. #2J Justin Schweitzer18. #07T Randy Thornell19. #36 Joe Haresky20. #71 Bill Wilker21. #10N Kevin IrwinDNS #101 […]



Meet & Greet with Ethan Dotson

Posted by on September 11, 2014

Come meet & greet with Ethan Dotson this Saturday night September 13th. Ethan is coming off his week at the IMCA Super Nationals in Boone, IA. He will be signing autograph and giving away FREE t shirts to the first 300 people that stop by. Gates open at 4:00pm and Ethan and his car will […]