Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s 3rd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Dates:  Friday, February 9 – Saturday, February 10   Track:   Kern County Raceway Park (high-banked, half-mile oval)   Location: 13500 Raceway Blvd Interstate 5 and Enos Lane, Bakersfield, CA, […]

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When California’s Greg Pursley celebrated his second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship at the end of 2014, he decided that the time was right to end his career driving race cars full-time.  After selling off his NASCAR equipment he has remained out of the seat of a race car for much of the last […]

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DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. – When the curtain closed on the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season, Greg Pursley raised the championship trophy for the second time and then announced his retirement from racing. His departure leaves a wide-open race for the 2015 championship, which kicks off Saturday with the NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Kern County Raceway Park in […]

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2014) — The culmination and coronation of a season-long – and career-defining – road to NASCAR glory came Saturday night for seven drivers.   Abraham Calderón summed it up the best on stage at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions.   “This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said the 26-year-old Monterrey, […]

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Many western movies end with cowboys riding off into the sunset, typically in a desert setting with tumbleweeds flying across the screen as the cowboys ride towards the sun. Many will say that is what Greg Pursley did after the recent NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season finale at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. […]

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Greg Pursley came into tonight’s Casino Arizona 100 knowing that this may be his last ride and it truly might be. After scoring a ninth place finish at Phoenix Int’l Raceway to collect his second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship, he was matter-of-fact in terms of his future in racing.   “I think as […]

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Speed51.com has confirmed with Gene Price on Thursday that he will no longer be a car owner in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West after Thursday’s season finale at Phoenix International Raceway (AZ).   Price confirmed the report on the heels of possibly winning his third title in five years as a car owner. He […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – Thursday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West finale, the Casino Arizona 100 at Phoenix International Raceway, is just another race in a long season. At least that’s what Greg Pursley is telling everyone.   The 2011 series champion heads to the one-mile oval in Avondale, Arizona, with a 21-point lead atop the championship standings. […]

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Dylan Lupton scored his second career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West win Saturday night in a wild finish at Kern County Raceway Park. The 20-year-old Wilton, California, driver battled championship points leader Greg Pursley on a green-white-checkered finish that pushed the Bakersfield 150 presented by GPS to 155 laps. Pursley, who had won […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West makes its second trip of the season to Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 30 for the Bakersfield 150 presented by GPS. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Kern County, as well as some other statistical […]

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