The first round of entries for the 2016 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park have been released by event organizers. 21 entries have already been submitted for the $30,000-to-win race  on February 26-28.   California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Nevada and Washington are among the states already represented on the entry list.  Defending winner […]

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The Winter Showdown is already one of the richest short track races in the country and now it become a bit more lucarative. A $10,000 bonus will be paid to one of five drivers who qualify to be part of the 2016 “Speed51 Coors Light Challenge” at the 2nd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The 2nd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California has just confirmed the addition of a $5,000 to win event for Modifieds.   The Winter Showdown is one of the nation’s premier events for Super Late Models and Tour Cars, drawing drivers from […]

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Making the transition from a Legends Car to a Late Model has been a relatively seamless transition for 18-year-old Parker Stephens.  In just his first year behind the wheel of a Super Late Model, the Olympia, Washington driver has turned heads on the West Coast during his rookie season on the SRL Southwest Tour.   […]

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WHEN: Saturday, October 17th, 2015   WHAT:  The Fall Shootout, DC’s RV Center 100 presented by Race for Autism   WHERE:  Kern County Raceway Park – Bakersfield, California.  Kern County Raceway Park is a d-shaped paved ½ mile which first opened in the spring of 2013. Reserve Seating $25. Adult General Admission $20. Youth 6–15 […]

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Bakersfield, CA – After a successful inaugural Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park in February, the management team of the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series is pleased to announce the dates of the 2nd Annual Winter Showdown will be February 26, 27, and 28 of 2016.   Improvements for the 2016 Winter Showdown include […]

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Dalton Sargeant made the return to Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California hoping to better his second place in last month’s Winter Showdown Super Late Model event. He accomplished that goal tonight by winning the NAPA 150, the season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West division.   Sargeant, who also won the […]

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season begins this Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park with the NAPA Auto Parts 150, the first of thirteen scheduled events in the 2015 season. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the field at Kern. NAPA Auto Parts 150 Setup • Defending champion […]

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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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It's not a stretch to say that in the 2014 version of The Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway that Bubba Pollard was the man to beat.  He led 109 laps, but crashed on lap 119 and was relegated to a 20th-place finish in last year's Southern Super Series season opener.   It's been […]

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