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    Drivers turn out for McGowan memorial races at Speedway

    A gentle breeze may have moderated the temperatures at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday evening, but the racing at the fourth annual Richie McGowan Memorial was as hotly contested as ever. The event is named after local petroleum industry executive and longtime driver Richard McGowan, who was found dead in his home in February 2013 at […]

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Johnson forced to works hard for first win

Posted by on May 24, 2015

JOHNSON WORKS HARD FOR FIRST MAIN EVENT WIN Memorial Day weekend is a busy racing weekend and the Bakersfield Speedway showed that Saturday night. 18 IMCA Northern SportMods checked in to do cars took to do battle on the 1/3 mile clay oval. Kevin Johnson of Bakersfield had to work hard to grab his first […]

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Memorial Day weekend of racing this Saturday May 23rd

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is racing weekend and the Bakersfield Speedway has that for you this Saturday night May 23rd along with JackFM night at the races. IMCA Northern SportMods lead the field of divisions schedule to do battle Saturday night along with the IMCA Stocks Cars, Mini Stocks, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs. Come spend […]

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Laney dominates IMCA Modified feature at Speedway

Posted by on May 18, 2015

BY LOUIS AMESTOY The Bakersfield Californian lamestoy@bakersfield.com The main event for Bakersfield Speedway was supposed to a wide-open race Saturday night, but it turned into a rout in the IMCA Modifieds class. Cody Laney became the first driver to win two races in the class with a dominating performance in a very quick Main Event. […]

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IMCA Modifieds headline KUZZ night May 16th

Posted by on May 12, 2015

KUZZ night at the race is set to go again as the Bakersfield Speedway returns back to action this Saturday night May 16th with a full field of popular dirt divisions. IMCA Modifieds headline the action packed night of racing. Also on tap will be the Western Pro Stocks, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks and the […]

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Kiefer asserts himself with Sports Mod victory at Speedway

Posted by on May 11, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian mgriffith@bakersfield.com Levi Kiefer is making a statement in the Sport Mod division at Bakersfield Speedway. Kiefer took the lead from Rick Childress Jr. on the 19th lap on Saturday night and went on to victory in the 25-lap feature. It was the third straight win for Kiefer, who missed […]

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Late Models return for battle May 9th

Posted by on May 8, 2015

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT! May 9th the 70th season of racing continues as the popular Dirt Late Models roll back into town along with IMCA SportMods, Mini Stocks and IMCA Winged Sprint cars. Gates open at 4:00pm with Late Model qualifying at 6:00pm. General admission $16, Seniors/Military $14, Kids 6-12 $6, 5 and under FREE. Overnight […]

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Hogge grabs Make A Wish event feature

Posted by on May 3, 2015

With $1000 up for grabs to the winner of the IMCA modified main event winner, 16 cars took to the track to battle it out. Bobby Hogge visiting from Salinas CA started in 12th poistion and used only 15 of the 30 scheduled laps to get Robby Sawyer of Bakersfield and take the lead. Hogge […]

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$1000 to Win Modifieds for Make A Wish Night

Posted by on April 28, 2015

Make-A-Wish 2015 is this Saturday night May 2nd. Come join us as we help raise money for local Make A Wish families in Kern County here at the Bakersfield Speedway. $1000 to win IMCA Modifieds headline the night of racing along with Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs. Gates open at 4:00pm […]

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Sawyer grabs the win from the top side

Posted by on April 27, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian mgriffith@bakersfield.com From the first feature of the night to the final 25-lap IMCA race, there was one constant on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway: The high side of the track was the fast way around. Robby Sawyer slid past Troy Morris II early in the 25-lap IMCA feature, then […]

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ESPN radio night at the races set for April 25th

Posted by on April 20, 2015

ESPN Radio Night at the Races will host three divisions of IMCA classes on the high banked clay oval this Saturday night April 25th. Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds, Motor City GMC IMCA SportMods, Central Valley Tank IMCA Stock Cars, DC’s RV Center Mini Stocks and the CA Lightning Sprints are all set for action. […]