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    IMCA Modifieds return this Saturday night May 7th

                          The 71st season of dirt track racing action continues this Saturday night May 7th at the Bakersfield Speedway. The Mid-Cal fabrication IMCA Modifieds headline a five division night scheduled to do battle Saturday night along with the Central Valley Tanks IMCA Stock Cars, H&S […]

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    Gardner grabs USAC Midget main Saturday at Speedway

                              Speedway Media, BAKERSFIELD, CA. (April 30, 2016) – Defending champion Ronnie Gardner took the lead with three laps to go and went on to win the USAC Western States Midget feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. While the Corona native bested […]

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Open Practice Night 2016

Posted by on February 22, 2016

Are you ready to get the 2016 race season started? First we need to practice and shake them new cars down. This Saturday night February 27th is our annual open practice night 2016. Pit gates open at 4:30pm with the track live for practice 5:00pm to 10:00pm. $35 pit passes for anyone entering the pits […]

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Now hiring for the 2016 race season

Posted by on February 4, 2016

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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Central Valley Tank returns as IMCA Stock Car sponsor

Posted by on January 15, 2016

(Bakersfield, CA) – Bakersfield Speedway is delighted to announce a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Central Valley Tank as the official division sponsor of the IMCA Stock Cars at the Bakersfield Speedway for 2016 and beyond. The sponsorship is part of Central Valley Tanks ongoing commitment to help the division grow at Bakersfield Speedway. 2016 will […]



Awards Banquet set for Saturday February 20th

Posted by on January 11, 2016

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 […]



Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2016 Event Schedule

Posted by on December 28, 2015

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 […]



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

Posted by on December 14, 2015

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 […]



Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience in 2016

Posted by on December 1, 2015

The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be making two stops at the Bakersfield Speedway in 2016. Here’s your chance to drive a Dirt Late Model or Modified Dirt race car around the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Choose your Bakersfield Speedway Dirt Racing Experience or Ride Along Experience for February 21st or November 20th […]



Hogge wins final race of the 2015 season at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on December 1, 2015

Bobby Hogge regained his form Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Hogge, of Salinas, brought the second annual Thanksgiving Thunder to a conclusion by winning the Modified 30-lap feature, the final race of the season on the third-mile clay oval. Hogge won his first two races at the track this year but was blanked in four […]



Outlaws Announce 2016 Kick-Off Schedule

Posted by on November 19, 2015

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Announces Select 2016 Kick-Off Tour Dates Tickets are now on sale for select events in California as well as events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Lincoln Speedway, New Egypt Speedway and Lernerville Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 19, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series […]



Thanksgiving Thunder 2015

Posted by on October 30, 2015

The 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Thunder is now set for November 27th & 28th 2015. The two day racing event marks the final race of the 2015 season and is a great way to finish off the year. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Pro Stocks and Mod Lites will all do battle around […]