If there was a camera at the finish line, it would have been a photo finish.
It hasn’t been the best of seasons thus far for former Super Stock champion Johnny Bedingfield, but one can bet he will be smiling a lot come Saturday night at Kern County Raceway.
Late Models provide the thunder, but Sport Modifieds will likely feature the closest racing at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night.
The Bakersfield Condors signed five players to American Hockey League contracts on Tuesday, a day after solidifying their assistant coaching staff.
He’s won championships in go karts, Bandoleros and Legend cars. Now, Bakersfield’s Brandon Weaver has set his sights on a Late Model championship at Kern County Raceway.
Michael Johnson was a man on a mission late Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway and he used most of the third-mile clay oval to complete it.
Former track champion Chris McKellar became the first two-time winner in the Sports Mod division last Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway and has the chance to double his victory total this Saturday night.
After sliding across the start/finish line to finish second in the first of twin 35-lap Super Stock features, Anthony Mainella said he hoped to be going straight and getting to the checkered flag first in the second feature.
It was all about twin races on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, but no driver came away with twin victories on the paved half-mile oval.
More than 60 years after members of the old Smokers Car club took their racing from the streets to the strip, Auto Club Famoso Raceway is trying to lure street racers into a safer alternative.
Hobby Stock drivers saw plenty of flashing yellow on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway as numerous cautions for minor events slowed the pace of the 25-lap feature.
Porterville’s Steve Noland had virtually no chance to win the A Mod feature on Friday night at The Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway Park, yet he was there in Victory Lane at the end of the 30 lapper.
Nick Spainhoward and Gary Dutton have each raced to a win, but Michael Johnson leads the early Sport Mod points race heading into Saturday night’s race at Bakersfield Speedway.
Cody Laney took advantage of slower traffic to take the lead, then pulled away to win the 30-lap IMCA Modified feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.
Shane Golobic found what he thought would be the fast way around the Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway during a couple of quick warm up laps.
Former Bakersfield Speedway champion Nick Spainhoward opened the IMCA Sports Mod season at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night with a victory in the 30-lap feature.
Kern County Raceway kicked off its regular season last Saturday night as Super Stock and Spec Mod drivers took to the paved half mile oval while Legends were on the quarter mile.
At 54 years of age, former Arvin resident Tom Devitt is enjoying life touring the country with his wife, Sharene.
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.