SATURDAY NIGHT JUNE 25th...RICHIE McGOWAN MEMORIAL....IMCA MODIFIEDS...IMCA SPORTMODS...HOBBY STOCKS...AMERICAN STOCKS....ADULTS $18.00...SENIORS/MILITARY $16.00...KIDS 6-12 $8.00...GATES OPEN AT 4:00PM RACING AT 6:00PM...
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    Giant Fireworks Show this Saturday

                            GIANT FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!! Our popular annual fireworks show happens this Saturday night June 25th as we hold the 5th Annual Richie McGowan Memorial event for a very special friend to the Bakersfield Speedway. The Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds headline […]

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    Childress Jr tops strong field of IMCA Modifieds Saturday

                              A strong field of IMCA Modifieds turned out as the racing season heats up. 20 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. Robby […]

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Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience in 2016

Posted by on December 1, 2015

The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be making two stops at the Bakersfield Speedway in 2016. Here’s your chance to drive a Dirt Late Model or Modified Dirt race car around the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Choose your Bakersfield Speedway Dirt Racing Experience or Ride Along Experience for February 21st or November 20th […]

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Hogge wins final race of the 2015 season at Bakersfield Speedway

Posted by on December 1, 2015

Bobby Hogge regained his form Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Hogge, of Salinas, brought the second annual Thanksgiving Thunder to a conclusion by winning the Modified 30-lap feature, the final race of the season on the third-mile clay oval. Hogge won his first two races at the track this year but was blanked in four […]

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Outlaws Announce 2016 Kick-Off Schedule

Posted by on November 19, 2015

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Announces Select 2016 Kick-Off Tour Dates Tickets are now on sale for select events in California as well as events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Lincoln Speedway, New Egypt Speedway and Lernerville Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 19, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series […]

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Thanksgiving Thunder 2015

Posted by on October 30, 2015

The 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Thunder is now set for November 27th & 28th 2015. The two day racing event marks the final race of the 2015 season and is a great way to finish off the year. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, Pro Stocks and Mod Lites will all do battle around […]

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Sunday GoKarts & Mini Dwarf Racing

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Mark your calendars for the next round of Sunday racing takes place November 15th. GoKarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Sprints and 1/4 Midgets. All types of karts welcome. We will find a class for you to run in. Pit gate opens 10am, Drivers meeting @11am, Racing to follow. Kart & Driver $35 Pit paases $5 All […]

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Apocalypse Speedway Off-Road Truck Event

Posted by on October 20, 2015

The BTUFF Apocalypse Speedway Off-Road Series rolls through Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday night October 24th. This year’s event will feature head to head truck racing, side by side racing, tug of war, trophy kart racing, Armageddon race and mini dwarf racing. Racing get’s under way at 5:00pm Saturday with the gates opening at 4:00pm. General […]

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Spainhoward caps off year with Budweiser Nationals win

Posted by on October 12, 2015

Saturday was another night of intense battles at Bakersfield Speedway for the conclusion of the 30th Annual Budweiser Nationals. Track champion Nick Spainhoward was able to add a Bud National win to his season, leading all 30 laps of the Sport Mod main. “I can’t believe it, this is such a huge accomplishment for me,” […]

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30TH RUNNING OF THE BUDWEISER NATIONALS THIS WEEKEND

Posted by on October 5, 2015

 A historic 70th season of competition at Bakersfield Speedway is quickly coming to a close, and with that, the anticipation is building towards the 30th Budwesier Nationals on October 9th and 10th.  The premier stock car open show on the West Coast welcomes over 200 teams to compete on the fastest one-third mile dirt oval. […]

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Championships decided at Speedway

Posted by on September 28, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH  mgriffith@bakersfield.com    The wins weren’t there this season for Brad Pounds but the consistency was and that lead to another IMCA Modified track championship at Bakersfield Speedway. Pounds had the championship locked up by taking the green flag on Saturday night then went on to finish fourth. It was his 12th top-five […]

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Champions night this Saturday September 26th

Posted by on September 24, 2015

This Saturday Night it’s the final regular season races at Bakersfield Speedway! Champions will be crowned and a season full of drama comes down to just one night. Mid-Cal Fabrication IMCA Racing Modifieds, Motor City Buick GMC Sport Mods, H&S Body Works and Towing Hobby Stocks, Melos Gas and GearAmerican Stocks, California Lightning Sprints and […]