Raymond Noland Jr. took the lead on the 18th lap and raced to victory in the 25-lap Hobby Stock feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.
For second-year driver Blaine Perkins of Bakersfield, tonight’s NAPA 150 K&N Pro Series West race at Kern County Raceway Park is an opportunity to compete in front of hometown friends, hone his skills and, if all went in his favor, come away with a win.
As far as Mike McIntire Sr., is concerned, just being able to make the trip from Chesterland, Ohio, and participate in the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet was worth the 2,400-mile trek by itself.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Bakersfield’s Ryan Reed picked up the second Xfinity Series victory of his career — both at Daytona International Speedway — by winning the wreck-filled season-opener Saturday.
Rain washed out Friday’s portion of the Winter Showdown and the planned two-day event at Kern County Raceway Park will be condensed into a one-day show today.
When the Winter Showdown was conceived more than three years ago, the idea was to create a Super Late Model race on par with some of the big ones back East, an event the best pavement drivers in the country would put on their bucket list.
After a pair of rainouts in January, the Dirt Track at KCRP opened its 2017 season on “Super Saturday” with 83 entries over five divisions turning out on a sun-drenched day.
More so than most years, it seems, 2016 has been an annal of triumph and tragedy, agony and ecstasy for sports fans and their teams in Kern County.
The traveling World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series rolled into Bakersfield Speedway for the first time in a decade, and the grandstands were nearly packed for the April 15 race.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson won both the battle and the war at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale and claiming his seventh Sprint Cup Series championship, tying NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt f…
HOMESTEAD, Fla. —Bakersfield native Kevin Harvick, who was eliminated from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup last Sunday at Phoenix, won the pole for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 championship race.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Joey Logano won the Can-Am 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday to join Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards as drivers advancing to the championship four of the Chase for the Sprint by virtue of round of eight race wins.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jimmie Johnson secured his spot in the final four of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday with a win in the Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the first of the three races that make up the Chase round of eight. It was Johnson's fourth win of the se…
Derek Thorn wasn’t exactly playing possum during the first half of Saturday night’s Spears SRL Southwest Tour race at Kern County Raceway park, but he wasn’t showing all of his cards, either.
Funny Car driver Jason Rupert slayed the demons that kept him from victory lane at Auto Club Famoso Raceway, and Tony Bartone remained the top dog in Top Fuel as the 25th annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion wound up on Sunday.
For the past three years, Jason Rupert has been the baddest Funny Car driver on the IHRA circuit which culminated with his third straight championship this season.
Buddy Shepherd just has to show up Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park to clinch this season’s Late Models title, but he’s on the hunt for something even more impressive.
There were two drivers that had reason to celebrate at the conclusion of the King of the Wing George Snider Classic Sprint Car race Sunday night at Kern County Raceway Park.