No fans.  No promotion. No advance notice.   Without any prior promotion or marketing, 22 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Super Late Models and 15 SPEARS Modified Series teams competed at Kern County Raceway (CA) Saturday in an event broadcast via pay-per-view in front of closed grandstands.   Four-time SRL champion Derek Thorn took the checkered flag […]

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While many tracks have postponed or canceled their events for this weekend in light of the coronavirus pandemic, others are proceeding as planned with their schedule.   On Friday, the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series will kicked off its 10th season at North Georgia Speedway.  Donald McIntosh scored the victory in the event.  Highlights are available […]

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Preston Peltier has long been one of the top names in Super Late Model racing, with a career that has taken him to both coasts with marquee wins along the way.  Now, he’s ready to take the next step in his career.   Peltier has accepted the position of Director of Racing Operations with Sigma […]

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The 2020 Spears Manufacturing Modified Series Presented by Lucas Oil will visit six tracks in 2020 including The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kern County Raceway, Havasu Speedway, Irwindale Speedway ½ mile and 1/3 mile, and All American Speedway. Six of nine events in 2020 will feature both the Spears Manufacturing Modified Series presented […]

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Bakersfield, CA – In 2020, the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series will celebrate its 20th season of competition. As work continues to build the “20th Season Celebration," the support continues to grow, including the winner’s prize money for 2020.   Currently, with the support of the family of sponsors of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, […]

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Linny White made his way to Kern County Raceway (CA) with a throwback paint scheme that honored short track racing legend Gary Balough.  In the end, White threw back to his win at Kern County Raceway in June and Balough by the competition in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series for a hard-fought October Classic […]

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Derek Kraus turned in another dominant performance in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West action at Kern County Raceway Park on Saturday night, scoring his fourth consecutive win at the high-banked, half-mile track with a victory in the NAPA / ENEOS 150 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame.   […]

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October Classic:  After 28 years of the October Classic at Mesa Marin Raceway (CA) (1977 to 2005), the race returned to Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California last season.  In this year’s second edition, the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil will be joined by the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West for […]

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Bakersfield, CA – In 2020, the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series will celebrate its 20th season of competition. With that celebration, the series will see more major events, record prize money awarded, unique race formats and a lot more that will make the 2020 season like no other in the series 20-year history.   “There […]

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Linny White used a thrilling last-lap pass of Bob Lyon for fourth in the second of two segments to secure his first SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series victory in front of a large crowd at Kern County Raceway (CA) Saturday night.   White scored the victory in the first 50-lap segment and needed to finish […]

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