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    Awards Banquet set for Saturday February 20th

    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 […]

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    Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2016 Event Schedule

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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Mike Moshier Classic this Saturday August 29th

Posted by on August 24, 2015

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Both Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods run for $1,000 to win this Saturday, Aug. 29 at Bakersfield Speedway’s Mike Moser Classic. The event will be the last one called by the long-time track announcer before he moves out of state. The Modified feature is a 2016 Fast […]

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Laney wins third IMCA Mod feature at Bakersfield speedway

Posted by on August 24, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com Cody Laney is hitting his stride at Bakersfield Speedway. Laney took the lead 13 laps into Saturday Night’s IMCA Modified feature on the third-mile clay oval and went on for his second straight win and third of the season. He now tops the division — which has seen 10 different winners […]

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Hot summer nights continue this Saturday August 22nd

Posted by on August 21, 2015

Hot summer night continues tomorrow night with JackFM Night at the Races August 22nd featuring the Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds, H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, DC’s RV Center Mini Stocks, GoLiveStream Mini Dwarfs and the NMRA 3/4 Midgets. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids […]

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Childress’s dominate at Speedway

Posted by on August 17, 2015

BY STEPHEN LYNCH-for the Californian Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway unofficially turned into Rick Childress Night after both Rick Childress Sr. and Rick Childress Jr. claimed impressive back-to-back feature wins. Childress Jr. won the 25-lap SportMod feature race immediately following his father’s victory in the IMCA Stock main event. Childress Jr. passed early-leader Austin Manzella […]

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Daly, Laney end Hogge’s reign at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on August 10, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com Bobby Hogge IV’s luck finally ran out at Bakersfield Speedway. Hogge, of Salinas, was two-for-two in Late Model races at the third-mile clay oval this year, so when he rolled into the pits on Saturday night he became the immediate favorite. But he was a non-factor in the 30-lap feature, as […]

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Double headliners this Saturday night August 8th

Posted by on August 6, 2015

This Saturday it’s KUZZ “Bakersfield’s Best Country” Night! FOR THE FIRST TIME the Late Models and Mid-Cal Fabrication IMCA Racing Modifieds headline the show! Also, the H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks, DC’S RV CENTER Mini Stocks, the Okie Bowl Hard Tops and the GoLiveStream.TV Mini Dwarfs! It’s Hot August Nights racing at Bakersfield […]

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Ronald McDonald House big winner at Speedway

Posted by on August 3, 2015

There were plenty of winners on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, but the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House was the biggest of the night. It was the second annual Racing for Ronald Night at the third-mile oval, and the event raised $27,807 through a pre-race lunch and carnival, dunk tank, raffle and donations. Last year’s inaugural […]

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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 […]

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Johnson drives to first Bakersfield Speedway win of 2015

Posted by on July 20, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com 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 […]

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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 […]