BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA – Kern County Raceway Park, fueled by Monster Energy, is in the closing stages of its exciting second season with several divisions championships to be concluded during Saturday’s Race Against Cancer. The six main event program will raise money for American Cancer Society and Kern Cancer Fund, supporting not only Breast Cancer Awareness but cancer fighting efforts throughout the year.
By taking the green flag on Saturday, Brian Richardson will win the 2014 NASCAR CITGO Lubricants Late Model championship. With 10 wins in 20 starts this season, Richardson has steered the Summeripe / RichPak Chevrolet to a comfortable advantage over Lane Wilson and top rookie Buddy Shepherd in the standings. Racin Vernon enters the event ranked fourth ahead of Josh Horn and Taft’s Cole Adamo.
Twin 35 races will be on tap with each feature paying $1000 to win. The series will end its season on November 1st in the CITGO Lubricants Fall Shootout 100, a non-points $5,000 to win spectacular.
Richardson is not the only farmer attempting to win a track title as the “Milk Man” Perrin Koostra will claim the 2014 Super Stock championship on Saturday as well. Koostra has not won a feature this season but has run second twice and nearly won the feature on September 20th. The series will have a 25 lap contest on Saturday.
Tyler Bannister has already officially clinched his second straight INEX Bandolero title but will race for the race win in Saturday’s 25 lap race for the youth division. Brandon Weaver leads the INEX Legends on the strength of five consecutive victories and six overall. Eddie Garone and Eric Olson round out the top-three in the standings with 30 laps scheduled.
The 911 Racing Series is in the closing stages of their 2014 series with two races to go and Shafter Police Department leading the way against six other teams of Kern County first responders.
Saturday night’s events are just $15 for Adults, $8 for Seniors 65+, Active Military, Children 6-15, and Children 5 and under are free! A Family Pass for two adults and two seniors or children is $40 (Box office only). Reserved stadium seats are $20. Grandstand gates open at 4 p.m. with autographs at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies at 7 p.m.
Major marketing partners at Kern County Raceway Park include Budweiser, CITGO Lubricants, Monster Energy, Advance Beverage Company, Coca Cola, DC’s RV Center, Three-Way Chevrolet, and Whelen Engineering.
For marketing information on Kern County Raceway Park, contact Steven Blakesley by email at [email protected] or by phone at (661) 835-1264, ext 3203.