Brady Bacon wasn’t the fastest driver on the track early Saturday evening at Bakersfield Speedway.
Midgets on dirt and winged Sprint Cars on asphalt are on tap this weekend as Bakersfield Speedway and Kern County Raceway close out their season with major events.
Toddy Gilliland did his best but there was no catching Derek Kraus on Saturday night in the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 150 at Kern County Raceway Park.
A record number of entries, several drivers capable of coming away with a victory, and a championship to be determined between teammates.
Kurt Cruise of Sacramento had a bit of trouble in his AA/Fuel Altered Sunday during the 26th annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Cruise was uninjured.
Jason Rupert got a win Saturday afternoon at Auto Club Famoso Raceway, but he was the biggest loser of the day at the California Hot Rod Reunion.
He ran his first race here, both on the street and at the drag strip, and he had his last crash here.
Can the 26th annual edition of the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion recapture some of the magic that slipped away during last year’s Silver Anniversary?
Early in the evening, Nicholas Johnson stood solemnly next to his car parked along the front straight as the 32nd annual Bud Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway started with a memorial for Bailey Schweitzer
Hearts will be heavy and no doubt tears will be flowing as Bakersfield Speedway officials will be honoring Bailey Schweitzer on Friday and Saturday nights at the 32nd annual Bud Nationals.
The regular portion of the racing season wrapped up at Bakersfield Speedway last Saturday night with the track crowning it’s final three division champions.
When Jason Nation raced to a Sports Mod victory in the Bud Nationals last October at Bakersfield Speedway he was pretty sure he was done racing for a while.
The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series wrapped up its Group 2 points season last weekend at Auto Club Famoso Raceway, and it turned out to be a very good weekend for three local drivers.
Six divisions of racing, one with national championship implications, will be on tap Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, which gets back into action after a four-week break.
Chris McKellar raced to his second straight straight Sports Mod victory on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.
Clint Reichenbach made his first visit to The Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway a memorable one, racing to victory Friday night in the B-Mods feature.
It was a late night of racing at the Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway Park on Friday night as none of the divisions on the third-mile clay oval were completed at print deadline.
The last opportunity to see pavement racing at Kern County Raceway Park before a five-week summer break is this Saturday night.
With an 11-year Major League Baseball career now in the rearview mirror, Colby Lewis is free to pursue other interests that were off limits while he was a pitcher for the Texas Rangers and other clubs.
A nine-car invert for the second of twin 30-lap Late Model feature races couldn’t keep Trevor Huddleston from sweeping the competition Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park.
Fireworks will light the sky Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, but not before plenty of racing action on all three asphalt tracks.