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    USAC 360 Sprints thunder into Bakersfield this Saturday night

    This Saturday, April 4th, the popular USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will make their only appearance of the year at Bakersfield Speedway. Promoted by Scott Schweitzer, the fifth point race of the season will also showcase Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks, American Stocks, and Hard Tops. The Pit Gates will open at 2:00pm, the Front Gates […]

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    Sanders tops IMCA Modified field

      The popular IMCA Modifieds headlined the five division night with 17 cars checked in. Running the final feature e of the night provided plenty of side by side racing on the 1/3 mile high banked clay oval. Robert Sanders of Bakersfield took the impression win over Danny Lauer, Ethan Dotson, John Piker and Brad […]

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Bakersfield Speedway News



IMCA Stock Cars debut this Saturday July 19

Posted by on July 14, 2014

JackFM Night at the races welcomes five divisions hitting the high banked clay oval Saturday night as Late Models return and IMCA Stock cars roll out for the first time in Bakersfield. Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks & Mini Dwarfs will round out the racing action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing at 6:00pm. general admission […]



Heckman wins twice at Speedway, takes IMCA Modifieds point lead

Posted by on July 13, 2014

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   Kyle Heckman had two wins and the points lead coming into the IMCA Modified race at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night.   One of those wins came when six-time winner Brad Pounds was not on the ground and the other came in a race during which […]



Racing returns this Saturday July 12th

Posted by on July 10, 2014

After a week off for the 4th of July holiday, racing returns this Saturday night. The second half of the racing season starts off with Modifieds, SportMods, Street Stocks & American Stocks…Gates open at 4pm Racing at 6pm…General admission $12 Seniors & Military $10 Kids 6-12 $5 Five and under FREE…



Pounds wins from the back

Posted by on June 29, 2014

  BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer   The chances of Brad Pounds winning didn’t look good two laps into the IMCA Modified feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   That’s because at that point Pounds was in the pits with a mechanical problem during a brief caution.   But a quick fix […]



Richie McGowan Memorial Race

Posted by on June 23, 2014

The 3rd Annual Richie McGowan Memorial hobby stock 32 is set for this Saturday night June 28th. Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and American Stocks will be in action in honor of a great friend to racing. The night sky will be filled with Fireworks as we cap off the first half of the 2014 racing […]



Pounds gets 5th win

Posted by on June 23, 2014

  BY JEEF EVANS Californian staff writer e-mail:   Brad Pounds, Cody Laney and Kyle Heckman gave each other all they could handle Saturday night in the IMCA 20-lap main event at Bakersfield Speedway.   Pounds of Bakersfield nipped Laney by two feet for his fifth main event win of the season.   Laney, […]



Monster Energy Night this Saturday June 21st

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Monster Energy Night at the Races this Saturday night June 21st. Modifieds, SportMods, Mini Stocks, NMRA Midgets & ModLites. Gates open at 4:00pm  Racing at 6:00pm. General admission $12.00  Seniors & Military $10.00  Kids 6-12 $5.00  5 and under FREE.

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Drake grabs Late Model victory

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Congratulations to Saturday night’s main event winners: Late Models- Steve Drake, Hobby Stocks- Kevin Irwin, American Stocks- Traci Childress, Sr. Mini Dwarfs- Anthony Balcazar, Jr. Mini Dwarfs- Mason Ratcliff



Late Models return this Saturday night June 14th

Posted by on June 10, 2014

Late Models return this Saturday night June 14th to headline a fast night of dirt track racing action. Hobby Stocks, American Stocks & Mini Dwarfs are also in action. Gates open at 4:00pm with racing getting underway at 6:00pm. General admission $16.00   Seniors & Military $14.00  Kids 6-12 $6.00   5 and under FREE.



Bell starts last, finishes first in Speedway Super Street feature

Posted by on June 8, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Brady Bell was fast enough that he might not have needed any help to win the Super Street Stock feature race Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. But he got some anyway.   The Bakersfield driver took advantage of a late wreck involving the first- and second-place […]