For the fourth straight week, Scott Schweitzer is looking toward the skies, eyeing weather forecasts and working hard to try to get his season underway.
Heading into his first ever race at Kern County Raceway Park, Monster Energy Cup star Kevin Harvick repeatedly said it wasn’t about him, it was about trying to grow grassroots racing.
The timing could not be better for Bakersfield’s Kevin Harvick to be making his racing debut on Thursday night at Kern County Raceway Park.
Bakersfield native Kevin Harvick never won a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at the old Mesa Marin Raceway while working his way toward what has been a lengthy career at the top echelon of stock car racing.
Bakersfield Speedway will try to kick off it’s 73rd consecutive season of racing on Saturday night and once again it appears weather will be a deciding factor.
A year ago, Nostalgia Funny Car driver Dan Horan Jr. honored the memory of his father by having the rear quarter panel of his car adorned with a depiction of his father’s front-engined dragster doing a burnout.
Some of the best short-track drivers from throughout the country rolled into Kern County Raceway for the Fourth Annual Spears Winter Showdown, but it was a pair of local drivers who stole the show Friday.
Seasoned short-track stars, young guns and a host of champions — including Kyle Busch, the 2015 NASCAR Cup Series champ — are part of an impressive field of drivers for the Fourth Annual Spears Winter Showdown.
Some of the top racers throughout the country are likely to be taking laps around the tenth-mile indoor clay oval on Wednesday night at the Bakersfield Karting Experience.
It seems like the racing season just ended (it did, last month), but the roar of engines at local race tracks is just around the corner. Kern County Raceway hosts the fourth Annual Winter Showdown on Feb. 2-3; Auto Club Famoso Raceway’s biggest event — the 60th March Meet — runs March 1-4 an…
Five years after its much-anticipated opening, one of the nicest short-track racing facilities west of the Rocky Mountains could be in a transition phase.
NASCAR star Kyle Busch will be returning to Bakersfield for his second straight appearance in the SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park.
The sparks flew late in the George Snider Classic King of the Wings Sprint Car race Sunday night at Kern County Raceway.
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.