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    ESPN radio night at the races set for April 25th

    ESPN Radio Night at the Races will host three divisions of IMCA classes on the high banked clay oval this Saturday night April 25th. Mid Cal Fabrication IMCA Modifieds, Motor City GMC IMCA SportMods, Central Valley Tank IMCA Stock Cars, DC’s RV Center Mini Stocks and the CA Lightning Sprints are all set for action. […]

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    Hogge win streak continues with victory Saturday night

    BY STEPHEN LYNCH For The Californian It was only a matter of time before Bobby Hogge IV moved to the front of the field during the Super Late Model feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Hogge IV, the dominant driver in the division at the track this year with two wins in two races, stalked […]

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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 […]



5 divisions set to hit the clay oval June 7th

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Are you ready to get the month of June started off right? This Saturday night June 7th…Modifieds, SportMods, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks & CDCRA…General admission $12.00 Seniors & Military $10.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 5 and under FREE…Gates open at 4:00pm Racing at 6:00pm



Laney races to first win of the season in IMCA feature

Posted by on June 1, 2014

  BY STEPHEN LYNCH Special to The Californian   Brad Pounds, whose nickname is “The Dominator,” was honored for his 100th career IMCA Modified feature win early Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.   But later, it was Cody Laney who dominated the 40-lap IMCA Modified feature, beating Robert Sanders and Pounds by a complete straightaway […]



Make A Wish Night this Saturday May 31st

Posted by on May 28, 2014

  Drivers from four divisions at the Bakersfield Speedway will be joining forces to help make wishes come true for sick kids in Kern County. The track will be host to the fourth annual “Make-A-Wish” night on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The evening will feature a 40 lap IMCA Main Event with a $1,000 purse […]



Levi Kiefer grabs first Bakersfield main event win

Posted by on May 26, 2014

May 24th Main Event Winners: Motor City GMC SportMods – Levi Kiefer DC’s RV Center Mini Stocks – Tina Bell Mod Lites – Ricky Lewis Mini Dwarfs – Jr. Jakob Carey  Sr. Anthony Balcazar Hard Tops – Justin Yadon