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    Nation grabs SportMods feature to cap off Budweiser Nationals

                            The second day of the 31st annual Budweiser Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway featured six highly competitive racing divisions filled with a plethora of talented drivers. It was the perfect recipe for an exciting night of action on the third-mile clay oval. The highlight […]

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    Hogge captures night 1 feature of Budweiser Nationals

                            Starting up front was the key to winning on Friday night during the opening night of action at the 31st annual Budweiser Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway. There were three feature races, and the winning drivers in each of those led every lap on […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



New pit gate hours start this weekend

Posted by on August 3, 2016

                      To keep in line with the new summer hour implemented last weekend, Speedway management has adjusted the pit gate entry time as well. Starting this Saturday night August, the pit gate will now open at 3:00pm. Pill draw will close at 5:30pm, drivers meeting […]



Hot August nights kicks off this Saturday

Posted by on August 3, 2016

                        HOT AUGUST NIGHT STARTS THIS SATURDAY!!!!! Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds plus the Motor City Buick GMC IMCA Sport Mods, Johasee Rebar American Stocks, Coca Cola Mini Stocks and the Mod Lites all in action Saturday night August 6th! Tickets just $12 for […]



Johnson races to eight win at Speedway

Posted by on August 1, 2016

                        There appears to be no stopping Steven Johnson at Bakersfield Speedway. The IMCA Stock 20-lap main event featured tight racing for the first seven laps, then Johnson pulled away to his eighth straight win. “I have no idea,” Johnson said of what made […]



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, 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 […]