Bobby Hodges, the 2017 Speed51.com Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series Most Popular Driver, will return to full-time action with the series at Irwindale Speedway on March 23. Hodges is a two-time winner on the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil and had a best championship finish of fourth in 2016, his only […]

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The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will begin their 18th season of operation on Saturday night at Madera Speedway with the running of the “2018 Season Opener 125 presented by 51 FIFTY Energy Drink.”  The season promises to be one of the most competitive in series history, with a great mix of rookies, young […]

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Just one week after releasing the initial entry list for the 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park , event officials have released an updated list that includes 35 entries for the $30,000-to-win Super Late Model race.   Since releasing the first entry list, 11 new entries have been received by SPEARS SRL […]

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The 2016 Speed51.com Most Popular Driver for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series has submitted his entry for the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 1-3. Bobby Hodges will make his fourth appearance at the $30,000-to-win event, where he has one top 10 and two top-15 finishes.   Hodges scored one 2017 SRL […]

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For the second year in a row, Speed51.com has teamed up with the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series to allow fans to vote for the series’ most popular driver during the 2017 season. As the season begins to wind down, it’s time for race fans to cast their vote for who they cheered for most […]

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Derek Thorn played his cards right and notched his first championship victory of the 2017 season Saturday night.  Thorn took over the lead early and fended off a host of challenges to win the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Blackjack 121 at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway .   For Thorn, the win […]

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“He’s the most interesting man in the World.”   That famous commercial catch-phrase could well describe SPEARS Southwest Tour Series driver Bobby Hodges.  The 27-year-old Carson City, Nevada driver finished a career best fourth in the final 2016 SRL championship standings. He started the 2017 championship season off with a thrilling win over three--time […]

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The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series opened its 17th season Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway with a surprise winner in victory lane following a torrid late-race battle for the win.  Bobby Hodges picked up his second career victory, and his first since 2011 at Roseville’s All American Speedway .   Hodges, the 2016 SRL […]

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The script was written perfectly for “Hollywood” Dan Holtz, who took the lead role Saturday night in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series’ first visit to Tucson Speedway . Holtz led 121 laps en route to his first SRL series win and second Southwest Tour win overall.   Holtz was able to hold off a […]

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On August 6, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will make their third visit to Redwood Acres Raceway, the historic three-eighth mile “D” shaped paved oval on California’s beautiful North Coast.  The Eureka, California track has had plenty of big events since its opening in 1947. They include NASCAR’s Grand National Division, NASCAR K&N Pro […]

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