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    Spainhoward gets first Speedway win on big emotional night

    BY MIKE GRIFFITH Bakersfield Speedway pretty much knew every night was Mike Moshier night as he kept them abreast of the racing action with his down-home style of announcing. On Saturday night, Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall made it official by proclaiming Aug. 29 as Mike Moshier Day. Moshier is battling cancer and is leaving […]

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IMCA Modifieds & SportMods Headline this Saturday

Posted by on March 24, 2015

KERN Radio Night at the races this Saturday night March 28th. IMCA sanctioned Modifieds and SportMods headline the 5 division night. Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks and NMRA 3/4 Midgets will also be in action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00 Seniors/Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under […]




Posted by on March 22, 2015

Defending Honda USAC Western Midget Champion Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. picked up right where he left off in 2014 by winning the 2015 series opener Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Gardner caught Trey Marcham on lap 16 and led the final five laps in his Baldozier Racing/Esslinger Engineering Stewart/Esslinger to beat Marcham, Scott Pierovich, […]



Open wheel super show set for this Saturday March 21st

Posted by on March 18, 2015

This Saturday, March 21st, the Honda USAC Western Midgets will open their 33rd season at Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, California. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the action packed card will also feature SportMods, American Stocks, California Lightning Sprints and RaceSaver Sprints. The Pit Gates will open at 2:00pm, the Front Gates will open at 4:00pm, with […]



Heckman holds on for IMCA win

Posted by on March 16, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian R.C. Whitwell hasn’t been chasing people much this season, but that’s the position he was in Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway in the IMCA Modified feature. Whitwill chased Bakersfield’s Kyle Heckman around the third-mile oval for 24 of the 25 laps, getting by Heckman just once. Fortunately for […]



IMCA Modifieds Headline this Saturday March 14th

Posted by on March 11, 2015

We are right back in action this Saturday night with 6 divisions attacking the historic 1/3 mile high banked clay oval March 14th. Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds make there season debut along with H&S Body Works Hobby Stocks, Western Pro Stocks, Central Valley Tanks IMCA Stock Cars, Diamon IT Mod Lites and the GoLiveStream […]



70th Season Opener in the Books

Posted by on March 8, 2015

BY STEPHEN LYNCH For The Californian Bakersfield Speedway kicked off its 70th season of racing on Saturday night with a full schedule of non-stop action. Five divisions of cars took to the high-banked, third-mile, clay oval, entertaining the packed grandstands with lots of side-by-side competition and a couple of thrilling finishes. However, the Late Model […]



Opening Night 2015 This Saturday March 7th

Posted by on March 2, 2015

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 3, 2015) – The highly anticipated 70th season for Bakersfield Speedway begins in earnest this Saturday night with the prestigious West Coast Late Models!  JACK FM Night at the Races will present a full card of action to officially bring in the season at the IMCA-sanctioned one-third mile clay oval.  North Chester […]



Open Practice Continues Today

Posted by on March 1, 2015

Open practice will continue today Sunday March 1st. We are getting what little water is on the track from the rain last night and we will be ready to go. Pit gates open at 11am with practice running from 12 noon to dusk. All pit passes sold last night will be honored today for re-entry […]



Open Practice Postponed until 12noon Sunday

Posted by on March 1, 2015

We will continue open practice tomorrow at 12noon. Please keep your wristband for re-entry into the pits. We will run up to about 6pm.



Open Practice Night

Posted by on February 18, 2015

2015 open practice night is scheduled for Saturday Feb 28th. Practice is from 6pm to 10pm under the lights at the Bakersfield Speedway. The night is open to all cars to practice (no mini dwarfs) Pit passes are $35 per person entering the pits and the grandstands are free to watch.