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    Outlaws Announce 2016 Kick-Off Schedule

    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 […]

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    Thanksgiving Thunder 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 […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



Dutton claim SportMod main event win

Posted by on July 26, 2015

The 70TH season of racing continued again Saturday night with another action packed night of dirt track racing. 16 Motor City GMC IMCA Northern SportMods checked in at the Bakersfield Speedway to do battle on the 1/3 mile clay oval for some hot summer night racing. Garett Jernagan took an early control of the field […]



Johnson drives to first Bakersfield Speedway win of 2015

Posted by on July 20, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH There were plenty of clouds, a good deal of wind, some lightning and even rain. How’s that for a mid-summer night in Bakersfield? But that only delayed the racing at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night. A thundershower early into the program stopped racing for more than 90 minutes. Rain fell for […]



Modifieds hit the 1/3 mile Saturday July 18th

Posted by on July 17, 2015

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT the Open Wheel Mid-Cal Fabrication IMCA Racing Modifieds rip around Bakersfield Speedway! Plus the H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks, Central Valley Tank of California IMCA Stocks, DIAMONDIT Mod Lights and the GoLiveStream.TV Mini Dwarfs! Five exciting Budweiser and Coca-Cola racing divisions on tap for this Saturday Night. Gates open at […]



Sanders wins quick Late Model feature at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on July 12, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH Bakersfield’s Robert Sanders made quick work of the Late Model field on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, winning a caution-free 30-lap feature. The race took only around eight minutes to complete. “The car actually was really good,” said Sanders. “I’ve gotta thank Chris Sivesind for all the work he does on […]



Ryan Reed’s Drive to Stop Diabetes Night this Saturday

Posted by on July 7, 2015

Bakersfield Speedway, the 1/3 Mile High Banked Clay Oval, will host Drive Night at the Races Saturday, July 11, 2015.  Bakersfield Speedway will donate $2.00 from each adult and $1.00 from each child ticket to the Drive to Stop DiabetesSM campaign with the American Diabetes Association. NASCAR XFINITY driver Ryan Reed’s merchandise will be raffled […]



Drivers turn out for McGowan memorial races at Speedway

Posted by on June 28, 2015

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 […]



Richie McGowan Memorial & Fireworks

Posted by on June 24, 2015

The 4th Annual Richie McGowan Memorial and FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA is THIS Saturday Night! One of the biggest events of the year, the best Fireworks show ever at Bakersfield Speedway and four top notch racing divisions headline this event. The Richie McGowan Memorial 32 lap $3,200 total purse H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stock race. Plus, […]



Holder captures IMCA modified main event victory

Posted by on June 22, 2015

    Roger Holder of Bakersfield found himself standing in victory lane Saturday night after a 25 lap battle. Holder needed every one of those laps to find his way to the front. Steve Noland had control of the 16 car field for most of the race as Holder was working his way up from […]



Huge night of racing this Saturday June 20th

Posted by on June 17, 2015

A huge night of dirt track action featuring the Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds! Plus, Motor City Buick GMC Sport Mods, Central Valley Tank of California IMCA Stock Cars, H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks,California Lightning Sprints and the NMRA Midgets! Gates open at 4pm, Racing at 6! Bring your family and friends out […]



Bartels grabs late model win at Bakersfield

Posted by on June 15, 2015

Nick Bartels didn’t care that the low line was the preferred way around Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night. Bartels found the middle of the track more to his liking and used that route to perfection in winning the 30-lap Late Model feature. The El Segundo driver powered around Robert Sanders on the outside for the […]