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    Hagar captures first SportMod feature of year

                          By Mike Griffith – BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN:  Dakota Brown capped a championship American Stock season with a dramatic victory on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Five championships were decided on the final regular-season night at the third-mile oval, but the only doubt as to who […]

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    Holiday Inn Express host hotel for Bud Nationals

                            The brand new Holiday Inn Express hotel located just 4 miles from the race track is the host hotel for the 31st Annual Budweiser National set for October 7th & 8th. Anyone needing lodging for the event, please give them a call and […]

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    2016 Budweiser National Entry Forms

                          2016 official entry forms for the 31st Annual Budweiser Nationals are now available. The West Coast Premier Open show has made its home at the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval known as the Bakersfield Speedway. This popular end of the season event attracts […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



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 […]



Heckman tops strong field of IMCA Modifieds at Speedway

Posted by on May 23, 2016

                        Kyle Heckman could take his car high or he could run it low. It didn’t matter. Racing either line, Heckman had the fastest car in the IMCA Modified field Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Heckman passed John Piker on Lap 11 and then […]



Second Star to the Right Night this Saturday May 21st

Posted by on May 16, 2016

                          The 71st season of dirt track racing continues this Saturday night May 21st as it’s Second Star to the Right Night at the Bakersfield Speedway. IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, IMCA RaceSaver Winged Sprints and the Hard Tops all hit the […]



Drake powers to Late Model victory Saturday

Posted by on May 16, 2016

                            On a night when getting the lead early paved the way to victory in all the other races at Bakersfield Speedway, Steve Drake was an anomaly. Drake took the lead 20 laps into the 30-lap Late Model feature and went on […]