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    Hagar captures first SportMod feature of year

                          By Mike Griffith – BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN: ┬áDakota Brown capped a championship American Stock season with a dramatic victory on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Five championships were decided on the final regular-season night at the third-mile oval, but the only doubt as to who […]

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    Holiday Inn Express host hotel for Bud Nationals

                            The brand new Holiday Inn Express hotel located just 4 miles from the race track is the host hotel for the 31st Annual Budweiser National set for October 7th & 8th. Anyone needing lodging for the event, please give them a call and […]

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    2016 Budweiser National Entry Forms

                          2016 official entry forms for the 31st Annual Budweiser Nationals are now available. The West Coast Premier Open show has made its home at the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval known as the Bakersfield Speedway. This popular end of the season event attracts […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



New summer hours, Same great dirt track racing!!!

Posted by on July 28, 2016

                    Spectator gates now open at 5pm, Racing starts at 7! It’s our way to allow fans and race teams to beat the summer heat. This Saturday’s racing line-up: Motor City Buick GMC Sport Mods, H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks, Central Valley Tank of […]



Speedway announces new summer hours

Posted by on July 25, 2016

                        Bakersfield Speedway announces that new summer hours will be in place through the end of the regular points season. As of this Saturday July 30th, spectator gates will open at 5:00pm and racing will get underway at 7:00pm sharp. Speedway management has made […]



Sawyer adds to IMCA win total at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on July 24, 2016

                        There’s a reason Robby Sawyer has the most wins of any IMCA Modified driver at Bakersfield Speedway this year. In two simple words, he’s fast. Sawyer dominated the division’s 25-lap feature on Saturday night, leading from start to finish on the third-mile clay […]



Clark fights off pack for first win

Posted by on July 17, 2016

                        Bryan Clark’s long-awaited first trip to Victory Lane at Bakersfield Speedway didn’t come without a hard-fought battle. Clark had to fight off a strong challenge from Rick Childress, Jr. in order to win the 25-lap IMCA Modified feature on the third-mile, clay oval. […]



IMCA Modifieds return to action this Saturday night!!!

Posted by on July 12, 2016

                      IMCA MODIFIEDS ARE HEADED BACK TO THE SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!! The Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds headline the racing action this Saturday night July 16th. H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Diamond IT Mod Lites, RealFast.tv Mini Dwarfs and for the first time the […]



Johnson captures his first American Stock victory for 2016

Posted by on July 11, 2016

                        BY BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, Steve Drake hails from San Luis Obispo, but the veteran Late Model driver feels right at home on Bakersfield Speedway’s third-mile clay oval. Drake dominated the 20-lap feature held at the local track on Saturday night, leading the caution-free race […]



Late Models back this Saturday July 9th

Posted by on July 7, 2016

                      RACING HEATS BACK UP THIS SATURDAY!!! We are back in action this Saturday night July 9th as the Late Models, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Stock Cars, American Stocks and the Mini Stocks are all set to hit the dirt track on JackFM Night. Gates open […]



Kyle Wood captures McGowan Memorial Hobby Stock main event

Posted by on June 27, 2016

                          By Mike Griffith BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN Six times, the caution flag came out while Chris McKellar was leading the Sports Mod race on Saturday night, but that only slowed his march toward victory lane in the Richie McGowan Memorial race at Bakersfield Speedway. […]



Giant Fireworks Show this Saturday

Posted by on June 21, 2016

                        GIANT FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!! Our popular annual fireworks show happens this Saturday night June 25th as we hold the 5th Annual Richie McGowan Memorial event for a very special friend to the Bakersfield Speedway. The Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds headline […]



Childress Jr tops strong field of IMCA Modifieds Saturday

Posted by on June 20, 2016

                          A strong field of IMCA Modifieds turned out as the racing season heats up. 20 Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds checked in at the Bakersfield Speedway to do battle on the 1/3 mile clay oval for some hot summer night racing. Robby […]