Bakersfield, California -- Kyle Larson became the first driver in 16 years to win back-to-back USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget features in the state of California on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, picking off Michael Pickens for good on the 11th lap and commanding the final 20 laps to score his third series victory […]

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Bakersfield, CA -- For 29 and three-quarters of a lap, Logan Seavey was staring straight at the tail tank of his teammate Rico Abreu's car as he followed him lap-after-lap around the Bakersfield Speedway 1/3-mile dirt oval.   But all it took was one quarter, and one big run off the high side of turn […]

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Bakersfield, CA - Last year’s Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Sheldon Haudenschild means business in 2018, as the young Wooster, OH native scored his third World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the young 2018 season at Bakersfield Speedway. Haudenschild stormed to the front of the Feature from ninth and was undoubtedly […]

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Austin Manzella celebrated his 21st birthday one week ago.  He almost didn’t live to be 21 for more than one week.   On Saturday night at California’s Bakersfield Speedway, Manzella’s UMP Sport Modified crashed with another car on lap 19 of the 25-lap feature.  Both cars went up in flames.  Manzella’s car burned to the […]

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Promoter Scott Schweitzer has unveiled an ambitious 70th schedule for the historic Bakersfield Speedway, which will see the west's fastest one-third mile clay oval host nearly 40 events.  IMCA Racing will return for the 25th consecutive year with both Modifieds and Sport Modifieds as the headline divisions. Championship racing will also continue for Street Stocks, […]

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