SATURDAY MAY 30th...IMCA MODIFIEDS...HOBBY STOCKS....AMERICAN STOCKS....HARD TOPS...GATES OPEN AT 4:00PM...RACING AT 6:00PM...
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    Modifieds return on free Coke night this Saturday May 30th

    This Saturday night May 30th is FREE Coca-Cola Night at Bakersfield Speedway! Four exciting racing divisions scheduled Saturday featuring the Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds along with H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Melo’s Gas & Gear American Stocks and the Okie Bowl Hard Tops. Come thirsty and be happy enjoying a night of dirt track racing. […]

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2014 Awards Banquet

Posted by on December 26, 2014

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

Posted by on December 25, 2014

  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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Posted by on December 21, 2014

  We would like to wish every fan, racer, crew, sponsor and partner of the Bakersfield Speedway a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2014 was a great race season and we thank you for your continued support of the race track. The 70th race season is just around the corner and we couldn’t […]

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WHITWELL, HOGGE, DOTSON AMONG BIG WINNERS IN INAUGURAL THANKSGIVING THUNDER

Posted by on December 1, 2014

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2014) – RC Whitwell and Bobby Hogge, IV kept Bakersfield out of the Modified victory lane, while Ethan Dotson swept Sport Mod action, in Friday and Saturday’s inaugural Thanksgiving Thunder at Bakersfield Speedway.  The event closed the 69th season at the fastest one-third mile clay oval in the West with large […]

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INAUGURAL THANKSGIVING THUNDER THIS WEEKEND AT BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY

Posted by on November 24, 2014

  BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 24, 2014) – This Friday and Saturday Bakersfield Speedway will conclude its 69th season of action with the inaugural Thanksgiving Thunder.  The event relocated to the west’s fastest one-third mile clay oval and will welcome teams from all over the West Coast.  Thanksgiving Thunder will put on a cap on dirt […]

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Thanksgiving Thunder Nov 28th & 29th

Posted by on November 2, 2014

OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM Just when you thought the 2014 race season was over the Bakersfield Speedway has gone and added one more event. Make plans to be at the Speedway November 28th & 29th for the 2014 Thanksgiving Thunder. 2 big nights of racing and the high banked clay oval. Complete event info will be […]

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Hogge IV wins four times at Bud Nationals

Posted by on October 13, 2014

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian mgriffith@bakersfield.com   While there was plenty of cash on the line for winners of feature races during the season-ending Bud Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway, every winner also received a coveted Budweiser guitar as a trophy.   Eight were handed out over two days of racing, five of Saturday […]

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29th Annual Bud Nationals this week

Posted by on October 5, 2014

The 29th Annual Budweiser Nationals are set to kick off this Friday night for two day of racing action at the Bakersfield Speedway October 10th & 11th. This popular end of the season event will include Late Models, Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks & American Stocks. Upwards of 200 cars are expected to enter […]

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5 Champions to be crowned this Saturday night

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Join us this Saturday night September 27th as we crown 5 more track champions.SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mini Dwarfs & CA Lightning Sprints will all be in action Saturday night. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE. Call 661-393-3373 for complete […]

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Heckman wins Main Event and 2014 Championship

Posted by on September 22, 2014

  After a full season of racing, the Mini Stock championship at Bakersfield Speedway came down to to the difference of one position.   Tina Bell finished second on Saturday night on the third-mile clay oval to win the championship by two points.   Zach Boitnot won the feature with Gary Spiller second and Bell […]