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    Color Obstacle Rush set for October 3rd

    Are you ready for something new at the Speedway? Mark your calendars for October 3rd for the Color Obstacle Rush. This exciting 5k color / obstacle course run will be making a stop at the Bakersfield Speedway for a fun day of activities. Sign up now and save on early registration at–sign-up.html

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    2014 Awards Banquet

    The Awards Banquet for the 2014 race season is now set. Make plans to attend Saturday February 21st  at the Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace. Doors open at 11am with food served at 12 noon. Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mini Stocks and Mini Dwarfs will be honored at the event. If you plan on attending […]

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    2015 Slate for 70th Season of the Bakersfield Speedway Revealed

      2015 SLATE FOR 70TH SEASON OF BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY REVEALED       BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 25, 2014) – Promoter Scott Schweitzer has unveiled an ambitious 70th schedule for the historic Bakersfield Speedway, which will see the west’s fastest one-third mile clay oval host nearly 40 events.  IMCA Racing will return for the 25th consecutive […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



Pounds wins from the back

Posted by on June 29, 2014

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   The chances of Brad Pounds winning didn’t look good two laps into the IMCA Modified feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   That’s because at that point Pounds was in the pits with a mechanical problem during a brief caution.   But a quick fix […]



Richie McGowan Memorial Race

Posted by on June 23, 2014

The 3rd Annual Richie McGowan Memorial hobby stock 32 is set for this Saturday night June 28th. Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and American Stocks will be in action in honor of a great friend to racing. The night sky will be filled with Fireworks as we cap off the first half of the 2014 racing […]



Pounds gets 5th win

Posted by on June 23, 2014

  BY JEEF EVANS Californian staff writer e-mail:   Brad Pounds, Cody Laney and Kyle Heckman gave each other all they could handle Saturday night in the IMCA 20-lap main event at Bakersfield Speedway.   Pounds of Bakersfield nipped Laney by two feet for his fifth main event win of the season.   Laney, […]



Monster Energy Night this Saturday June 21st

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Monster Energy Night at the Races this Saturday night June 21st. Modifieds, SportMods, Mini Stocks, NMRA Midgets & ModLites. Gates open at 4:00pm  Racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00  Seniors & Military $10.00  Kids 6-12 $5.00  5 and under FREE.

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Drake grabs Late Model victory

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Congratulations to Saturday night’s main event winners: Late Models- Steve Drake, Hobby Stocks- Kevin Irwin, American Stocks- Traci Childress, Sr. Mini Dwarfs- Anthony Balcazar, Jr. Mini Dwarfs- Mason Ratcliff



Late Models return this Saturday night June 14th

Posted by on June 10, 2014

Late Models return this Saturday night June 14th to headline a fast night of dirt track racing action. Hobby Stocks, American Stocks & Mini Dwarfs are also in action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $16.00   Seniors & Military $14.00  Kids 6-12 $6.00   5 and under FREE.



Bell starts last, finishes first in Speedway Super Street feature

Posted by on June 8, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Brady Bell was fast enough that he might not have needed any help to win the Super Street Stock feature race Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. But he got some anyway.   The Bakersfield driver took advantage of a late wreck involving the first- and second-place […]



5 divisions set to hit the clay oval June 7th

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Are you ready to get the month of June started off right? This Saturday night June 7th…Modifieds, SportMods, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks & CDCRA…General admission $12.00 Seniors & Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE…Gates open at 4:00pm Racing at 6:00pm



Laney races to first win of the season in IMCA feature

Posted by on June 1, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Brad Pounds, whose nickname is “The Dominator,” was honored for his 100th career IMCA Modified feature win early Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   But later, it was Cody Laney who dominated the 40-lap IMCA Modified feature, beating Robert Sanders and Pounds by a complete straightaway […]



Make A Wish Night this Saturday May 31st

Posted by on May 28, 2014

  Drivers from four divisions at the Bakersfield Speedway will be joining forces to help make wishes come true for sick kids in Kern County. The track will be host to the fourth annual “Make-A-Wish” night on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The evening will feature a 40 lap IMCA Main Event with a $1,000 purse […]