SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20th....USAC MIDGETS....MODIFIEDS....MINI STOCKS....HARD TOPS....IMCA STOCK CARS....IGNITE MIDGETS....GATES OPEN AT 4:00 PM....RACING AT 6:00 PM....PIT GATE OPENS AT 2:00 PM...
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    Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets & Lawnmowers

    Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets @ Bakersfield Speedway!!!Sunday September 21stAll types of karts welcome. If it is safe, you wont get turned away. Gokarts, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets, Mini Dwarfs, etc.Pit gate opens @10amDrivers meeting @11amRacing to followPit parking will be on the big track againKart & Driver $35Pit passes […]

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    Honda USAC Western Midgets invade Bakersfield this Saturday

    By Lance Jennings PHOENIX, AZ – SEPTEMBER 16, 2014… This Saturday, September 20th, the Honda USAC Western Midget Series will invade Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, California for the final time in 2014. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the “Monster Energy Recycling Night” will also feature IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, Mini Stocks, Hard Tops, and Ignite […]

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    2014 Bud Nationals official entry forms and information

      The 2014 Bud Nationals official entry form and event information is now out. Click on the link below for each division. Late Models Modifieds SportMods Hobby Stocks American Stocks Street Stocks

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Bakersfield Speedway News

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KUZZ night at the races May 24th

Posted by on May 19, 2014

  KUZZ night at the races this Saturday night featuring the IMCA SportMods. Make plan for your Memorial Day weekend at the Bakersfield Speedway. All military admitted FREE. SportMods, Mini Stocks, Hard Tops, Mod Lites & Mini Dwarfs all hit the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. General admission $12.00  Seniors $10.00  Kids 6-12 $5.00  […]

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Kirby completes late model sweep at Speedway

Posted by on May 19, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Mike Kirby needed just a little bit of help to pull off a Late Model trifecta Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   After hounding leader Devin Crockett for 27 laps of the division’s 30-lap feature, Kirby got an unintended assist from a lapped car, allowing him […]

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LATE MODELS SLIDE INTO BAKERSFIELD MAY 17TH

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Late Models are set to return for the third time in 2014 this Saturday night May 17th. Hobby Stocks, American Stocks and NMRA Midgets complete the night of dirt track action at the historic 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission is $16.00  Seniors […]

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Go Karts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Sprints and .25 Midget Racing

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets @ Bakersfield Speedway!!! Sunday May 18th All types of karts welcome. If it is safe, you wont get turned away. Gokarts, QRC Outlaw Sprints, .25 Midgets, Mini Dwarfs, etc. Pit gate opens @10am Drivers meeting @11am Racing to follow Pit parking will be on the track […]

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Pounds gets 100th IMCA feature win

Posted by on May 12, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Brad Pounds doesn’t win every IMCA Modified race at Bakersfield Speedway. It only seems that way. Pounds, nicknamed “The Dominator” collected his 100th career feature win in a IMCA Modified on Saturday night. “It’s something to be proud of, that’s for sure,” Pounds said. “I”m pretty […]

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5 Divisions Return to Action May 10th

Posted by on May 7, 2014

5 divisions are set to return to action this Saturday night May 10th. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and The CA Lightning Sprints all hit the 1/3 Mile high banked clay oval this weekend. Gates open at 4:00pm  with Racing at 6:00pm sharp. General admission $12.00   Seniors & Military $10.00 […]

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Johnson Repeats in Hobby Stocks at Speedway

Posted by on May 4, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Steven Johnson climbed out of his car and pumped his fist in the air, thrilled to be in Victory Lane.   Johnson became the Hobby Stock division’s first repeat feature race winner of the year with a dramatic victory Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   Johnson, […]

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HONDA USAC WESTERN MIDGETS INVADE BAKERSFIELD THIS SATURDAY

Posted by on April 30, 2014

  By Lance Jennings   SANTA MARIA, CA – APRIL 29, 2014… After a break in the schedule, the popular Honda USAC Western Midget Series will make their first of two appearances at Bakersfield Speedway. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the action packed card will also feature Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, and Mini Dwarfs. The Front […]

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Shepherd grabs another mini stock victory

Posted by on April 28, 2014

  BY STEVEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Doug Shepherd passed Tina Bell with eight laps remaining to win the Mini Stock feature. Bell held on to take second. Gary Spiller was third followed by Steve Roark and Joe Humphrey. That race featured four leaders and three lead changes. Eventually it was settled when […]

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Henry earns trip to victory lane

Posted by on April 28, 2014

  Ira Henry outdueled Kris Kornder to win the 20-lap Mod Lite main event. Henry passed Kornder for the lead on lap 10 and held off a late challenge by Kornder to get the win. Kornder led the first nine laps. Dave Dotson was third followed by Mike Gilmore and Roy Maynard Jr.