There was nothing normal about it, but for the first time this year engines were roaring at Auto Club Famoso Raceway, Bakersfield Speedway and Kern County Raceway on the same night.
Ron Capps, who has won more than 60 NHRA Funny Car races and a world championship, said last week he a place reserved in his trophy room in Carlsbad for a March Meet trophy should he ever get one.
It was a day of a record run and a stunning upset Saturday in Funny Car competition during the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
The sportsman racers had a day almost entirely to themselves on Thursday as the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet opened a four-day run at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
Early last Saturday morning, Bobby Cottrell strolled to the starting line at Auto Club Famoso Raceway and snapped a picture looking down the track.
Each passing year is unique to all of us. For me, 2019 has been memorable for the things that have happened to me, and more importantly, the things that didn’t.
United State Auto Club NOS Energy Drink National Midgets and California’s Bakersfield Speedway have a history that dates back six decades.
Looking to get out this weekend? For car and competition lovers, Auto Club Famoso Raceway might be the place to be, as the 28th Annual Hot Rod Reunion hits full bore. Here’s what you need to know:
Mendy Fry will celebrate a second straight Nostalgia Top Fuel championship this weekend at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
Talk to any IMCA Modified driver who has been to Boone, Iowa, for the Super Nationals and they will tell you just making the 33-car field for the championship race is a huge accomplishment.
Linny White went from sixth to fourth in the final three laps and that was enough to propel him to the overall win of split Spears Southwest Tour race on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway.
Whether it’s on the dirt at Bakersfield Speedway or the pavement of Kern County Raceway there are sure to be fireworks galore on Saturday night.
Like many of the young guns in the Mod Lites series the past couple of years, Kaden Cochrun often ran well but came up short of rolling into Victory Lane.
Twin Late Model features on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway produced the same three drivers at the front of the field, just in inverse order.
By the looks of early results, the Sports Mod division at Bakersfield Speedway is shaping up to be one of the most competitive classes this season on the third-mile oval.
It was a highly-emotional moment for Adam Sorokin when he saw the win light come on indicating that he had claimed the second March Meet Top Fuel championship of his career.
Day 2 of the March Meet came and went on Friday, with action set to get revved up going into the weekend. Saturday's races get underway with qualifying at 8:15 a.m., followed by Funny Car and Top Fuel qualifying at noon. Sunday's races get going with 9 a.m. eliminations, followed by opening …
The 61st Annual March Meet got underway Thursday at Auto Club Famoso. Over 20,000 drag racing fans are expected to converge on Kern County for the four day event.
Scott Schweitzer gazed over the Bakersfield Speedway track before a test session, smiled, was animated and appeared ready for the season to begin.
For Condors coach Jay Woodcroft, the sounds blaring from the Condors’ locker room after games for the past six weeks has been music to his ears.
The Fifth Annual Winter Showdown got under way with a full day of practice on Friday at Kern County Raceway then off and on rain showers played havoc with the schedule.
Some of the top Super Late Model drivers from throughout the country have rolled into Kern County Raceway Park where they will be gunning for a $30,000 victory in the Fifth Annual Winter Showdown.
Ryan Reed has always wanted to compete in the Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway but for the past four years he’s focused on job No. 1: The NASCAR Xfinity Series and the opening race at Daytona International Raceway.
Former Bakersfield resident Ryan Reed, who won two Daytona 300s in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, will compete in the Fifth Annual SRL Winter Showdown on Feb. 1-2 at Kern County Raceway.
From racing classes for youngsters, to entry-level divisions on to 800-horsepower Sprint Cars, Bakersfield Speedway is serving up a varied menu of racing for 2019.
Auto Club Famoso Raceway holds a variety of events throughout the year, but there is no doubt the March Meet rules supreme.
Former Bakersfield resident and four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Rick Mears is among 12 finalists for induction into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s 2019 class.
Less may not be more, but Kern County Raceway Park is betting that a slightly reduced schedule featuring better quality events will be a recipe for success in 2019.
The season started with Kyle Busch winning one of the richest short track races in the nation, ended with the fastest cars to circle the paved half-mile — winged sprints — and saw Bakersfield native Kevin Harvick compete there for the first time.
It’s a track where stock car racing is king, but a pair of open wheel events provided a bit of thunder in 2018 at Bakersfield Speedway.