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    Sawyer takes modified main

      BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   Robby Sawyer raced to his first victory of the season Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, then apologized.   Not for anything he did on Saturday on the third-mile clay oval as he put in a stellar drive, but for an incident several weeks ago that landed […]

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Go Karts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Sprints and 1/4 Midgets Sunday March 30th

Posted by on March 27, 2014

Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets  Sunday March 30th 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 again Kart & […]



Modifieds return to battle March 29th

Posted by on March 25, 2014

  This Saturday March 29th features four exciting divisions of action on the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks and CA Lightning Sprints all take to the Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday night. With the last event of March this weekend, the points battles are just starting to take shape […]



Rutherford battles to win USAC Sprint Car race

Posted by on March 23, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   A field full of fast cars and aggressive drivers combined with a smooth track made for a wreck-filled USAC West Coast Sprint Car main event Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   Troy Rutherford of Ojai withstood five cautions and a late battle with Huntington Beach’s Nic […]



360 Sprint cars roll into Bakersfield this weekend

Posted by on March 18, 2014

  KUZZ night at the Races this Saturday night March 22nd featuring the West Coast 360 Sprint Cars. This is the only appearance of the 360 sprint cars in 2014 at the historic 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Also running Saturday night will be the Motor City GMC SportMods, Melo’s Gas N Gear American […]



Pounds powers to IMCA win

Posted by on March 16, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Last year’s Bakersfield Speedway IMCA Modified track champion Brad Pounds demonstrated on Saturday night why he’s once again the man to beat. The talented and always fast local driver narrowly edged Kyle Heckman to win the 25-lap IMCA Modified feature, rebounding from a 20th place finish […]



6 Divisions Featured March 15th

Posted by on March 12, 2014

Week 2 of the 2014 race season has six divisions scheduled which makes for a busy Saturday night March 15th. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Street Stocks, NMRA Midgets, Mod Lites and Mini Dwarfs are set to invade the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm



Hogge grabs the double Saturday night

Posted by on March 10, 2014

  BY JEFF EVANS Californian staff writer   The one-week delay in the 69th season opener for the Bakersfield Speedway only whetted the appetite of the spectators and drivers. On a very fast track Saturday night, Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas made it two straight wins in the IMCA Modifieds when he won an […]



Late Models & Modifieds together this weekend

Posted by on March 2, 2014

After a set back last Saturday due to rain, the Bakersfield Speedway gets back to racing in a big way March 8th. WCLM Late Models make there first appearance this Saturday night along with Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Mini Stocks and now the IMCA Modifieds. Modifieds have been added to the event because of there […]



Opening Night Postponed

Posted by on March 1, 2014

Due to the current conditions at the facility tonight’s event has been cancelled. We will back racing next weekend.



2014 Season Opener

Posted by on February 17, 2014

  2014 season opener March 1st 2014. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, Hobby Stocks and American Stocks. Spectator gates open at 4:00pm with racing starting at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00  Seniors (65 and older) $10.00  Military (Military ID required) $10.00  Kids 6-12 $5.00  5 and under FREE. Parking is always FREE. Pit gates open at 1:00pm