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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



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 […]



Late Models and Modifieds this Saturday June 18th

Posted by on June 14, 2016

                        LATE MODELS AND MODIFIEDS TOGETHER ON SAME NIGHT!!! A special treat for you race fans happens this Saturday night June 18th as Late Models and IMCA Modifieds are scheduled on the same night. The high powered dirt late models and the Mid Cal […]

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McKellar captures first SportMod victory of 2016

Posted by on June 13, 2016

                          Chris McKellar of Bakersfield picked the perfect weekend to win his first IMCA Northern SportMod main event Saturday night at the Bakersfield Speedway. Hosting the annual Make A Wish night, the very competitive class was racing for a $1000 winner’s check. McKellar […]



Annual Make A Wish night this Saturday June 11th

Posted by on June 8, 2016

                    We’re Racing for Wishes this Saturday Night at Bakersfield Speedway benefiting Make-A-Wish! $1000 to win IMCA SportMods race plus the Western Pro Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Mod Lites, California Lightning Sprints and the Racesaver Sprints! Tickets just $12 for Adults, Seniors/Military $10, Kids 6-12 $5, five […]



Cody Laney drives to another IMCA Modified win

Posted by on June 6, 2016

                          The dust stirred up by the IMCA Modifieds flying around Bakersfield Speedway’s third-mile clay oval track during the division’s 25-lap feature as the fans witnessed a tremendous multi-car battle for the checkered flag on Saturday night. When the heart-pounding action was over and […]



Month of June racing starting off with USAC

Posted by on June 1, 2016

                      The USAC Western States Midgets return this Saturday night June 4th as we start off a hot month of dirt track racing action along with the Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds, Johasee Rebar American Stocks, Coca Cola Mini Stocks and the USAC Micro Series. […]



Flippo takes Mod Lite win at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on May 30, 2016

                          By Mike Griffith BAKERSFIELD CALIFORIAN – Jerry Flippo has emerged as the driver to beat in Mod Lites. And not many are doing do. Flippo took the lead on the seventh lap at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night and pulled away for […]



Memorial Day Weekend Racing

Posted by on May 24, 2016

                    MAKE YOUR MEMORIAL WEEKEND PLANS, RACING PLANS!!! Come celebrate Memorial Day weekend with six divisions of racing this Saturday night at the Bakersfield Speedway. The Motor City GMC IMCA Northern SportMods headline the racing action along with IMCA Stock Cars, Mini Stocks, Mini Dwarfs, Mod […]