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    Kiefer leads all 25 laps of Sports Mod feature win at Speedway

    BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer Levi Kiefer jumped into the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 25 laps to win his second straight Sports Mod feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Kiefer started on the inside of the second row on the third-mile clay oval, but dove […]

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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



Open Practice Saturday Night Feb 22nd

Posted by on February 17, 2014

  2014 open practice is set for this Saturday night Feb 22nd. Pit gates open at 5:00pm with cars on the track at 6:00pm. Practice is open to all cars (no infield Mini Dwarfs). $35 per person entering the pits. Grand stands are free to watch.



Sunday Feb 9th Go Karts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Sprints and 1/4 Midgets

Posted by on February 6, 2014

Gokarts, Mini Dwarfs, QRC Outlaw Sprints & .25 Midgets @ Bakersfield Speedway!!! Sunday February 9th 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 […]



2014 Registration Day

Posted by on January 10, 2014

To get the season started off, the 2014 Membership Registration Day will be held Saturday February 8th. Registration will be from 10AM to 1 PM and located at the front concession area of the main grandstands. MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOT MANDATORY. Members will receive membership price pit passes all season & season end points fund money […]