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    Awards Banquet set for Saturday February 20th

    As we get ready to kick off the 2016 racing season, we will start it off with our customary crowning of our 2015 track champions. The annual awards banquet is now set for Saturday February 20th at the world famous Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Top ten racers in all Budweiser Points series divisions will be […]

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    Bakersfield Speedway Announces 2016 Event Schedule

    BAKERSFIELD, Ca. (December 28, 2015) – The Bakersfield Speedway is proud to announce their 2016 event schedule. The historic Bakersfield Speedway is a one third mile high banked clay oval that has been home to auto racing in Bakersfield, CA since May of 1946. As Kern County’s premier offering for professional dirt track auto racing […]

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    World Of Outlaws Return To Bakersfield Speedway After 10-Year Hiatus; Tickets On Sale NOW

    PETERSEN MEDIA- After a 10-year hiatus from the Bakersfield Speedway, Promoter Scott Schweitzer is pleased to announce that the World of Outlaws will make their long awaited return to the speedway on Friday April 15th for the Budweiser Bash, and tickets for the event went on sale this morning at 7am PST. Opening it’s doors […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News




Posted by on June 1, 2015

The first heat wave hit Bakersfield Saturday and the weather wasn’t the only hot thing going on in town. 22 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. Robert Sanders took an early control of the field […]



Modifieds return on free Coke night this Saturday May 30th

Posted by on May 28, 2015

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. […]



Johnson forced to works hard for first win

Posted by on May 24, 2015

JOHNSON WORKS HARD FOR FIRST MAIN EVENT WIN Memorial Day weekend is a busy racing weekend and the Bakersfield Speedway showed that Saturday night. 18 IMCA Northern SportMods checked in to do cars took to do battle on the 1/3 mile clay oval. Kevin Johnson of Bakersfield had to work hard to grab his first […]



Memorial Day weekend of racing this Saturday May 23rd

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is racing weekend and the Bakersfield Speedway has that for you this Saturday night May 23rd along with JackFM night at the races. IMCA Northern SportMods lead the field of divisions schedule to do battle Saturday night along with the IMCA Stocks Cars, Mini Stocks, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs. Come spend […]



Laney dominates IMCA Modified feature at Speedway

Posted by on May 18, 2015

BY LOUIS AMESTOY The Bakersfield Californian The main event for Bakersfield Speedway was supposed to a wide-open race Saturday night, but it turned into a rout in the IMCA Modifieds class. Cody Laney became the first driver to win two races in the class with a dominating performance in a very quick Main Event. […]



IMCA Modifieds headline KUZZ night May 16th

Posted by on May 12, 2015

KUZZ night at the race is set to go again as the Bakersfield Speedway returns back to action this Saturday night May 16th with a full field of popular dirt divisions. IMCA Modifieds headline the action packed night of racing. Also on tap will be the Western Pro Stocks, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks and the […]



Kiefer asserts himself with Sports Mod victory at Speedway

Posted by on May 11, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian Levi Kiefer is making a statement in the Sport Mod division at Bakersfield Speedway. Kiefer took the lead from Rick Childress Jr. on the 19th lap on Saturday night and went on to victory in the 25-lap feature. It was the third straight win for Kiefer, who missed […]



Late Models return for battle May 9th

Posted by on May 8, 2015

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT! May 9th the 70th season of racing continues as the popular Dirt Late Models roll back into town along with IMCA SportMods, Mini Stocks and IMCA Winged Sprint cars. Gates open at 4:00pm with Late Model qualifying at 6:00pm. General admission $16, Seniors/Military $14, Kids 6-12 $6, 5 and under FREE. Overnight […]



Hogge grabs Make A Wish event feature

Posted by on May 3, 2015

With $1000 up for grabs to the winner of the IMCA modified main event winner, 16 cars took to the track to battle it out. Bobby Hogge visiting from Salinas CA started in 12th poistion and used only 15 of the 30 scheduled laps to get Robby Sawyer of Bakersfield and take the lead. Hogge […]



$1000 to Win Modifieds for Make A Wish Night

Posted by on April 28, 2015

Make-A-Wish 2015 is this Saturday night May 2nd. Come join us as we help raise money for local Make A Wish families in Kern County here at the Bakersfield Speedway. $1000 to win IMCA Modifieds headline the night of racing along with Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs. Gates open at 4:00pm […]