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    Speedway announces new summer hours

                            Bakersfield Speedway announces that new summer hours will be in place through the end of the regular points season. As of this Saturday July 30th, spectator gates will open at 5:00pm and racing will get underway at 7:00pm sharp. Speedway management has made […]

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    Sawyer adds to IMCA win total at Bakersfield Speedway

                            There’s a reason Robby Sawyer has the most wins of any IMCA Modified driver at Bakersfield Speedway this year. In two simple words, he’s fast. Sawyer dominated the division’s 25-lap feature on Saturday night, leading from start to finish on the third-mile clay […]

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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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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,” […]




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. […]



Championships decided at Speedway

Posted by on September 28, 2015

BY MIKE GRIFFITH    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 […]



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 […]



Dutton claims fourth SportMod win

Posted by on September 21, 2015

Gary Dutton won his fourth IMCA Sport Mods main event by at Bakersfield Speedway Saturday night. Starting sixth for the night, Dutton passed Jason Nation on lap 17 and stayed car lengths ahead for the last eight laps. “The track was nice, and Gary’s pretty good, so I don’t mind finishing second to him,” Nation […]



Collier grabs another victory for 2015

Posted by on September 14, 2015

BY ALLISON GRIFFITH For The Californian It was an action-packed Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, but not before the drivers lined the front straightaway with their cars to join the audience for a moment of silence in memory of Mike Moshier. Moshier, who was in his 21st year of announcing at the track, died last […]

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Mike Moshier Memorial Services

Posted by on September 12, 2015

Memorial services for Mike Moshier will be Saturday September 19th 2015. A church service will be held at 10:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 5500 Fruitvale Ave in Bakersfield, CA. After the church service a graveside service will immediately follow at Greenlawn Southwest 2739 Panama Ln. Bakersfield, CA. where […]