Derek Thorn and Jeremy Doss scored victories and championships Saturday night at Kern County Raceway as the season wrapped up for both the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour and SPEARS Modified Series. Thorn took home his eighth victory of the season and 49th  career SRL triumph, to clinch his record extending fifth championship. Doss scored his […]

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In what has been one of the most hotly contested championship battles in SPEARS Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil (formerly Lucas Oil Modified Series) history, the fight will come down to the season finale at Kern County Raceway (CA) on December 19th. The “COMP Cams 60 presented by General Tire” will be the eighth […]

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Event: The “FAST 110 presented by COMP Cams” is the final event of the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series 20th season. The ninth championship event of the season was added after Covid-19 restrictions wiped out a large portion of the first half of the schedule. The event was originally set to take place at Irwindale Speedway […]

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Derek Thorn showed why he was voted one of the top-10 short track drivers in the nation over the last decade, as he led all but one lap of the “JM Environmental Wild West Shootout Round #3 Boogie Man 100 presented by KHI Management Inc.”. Despite that fact, the win was not an easy one, […]

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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 and Bakersfield, CA the last two seasons. This year’s edition will find the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series joined by the SPEARS Modified Series, ARCA Menard’s Pro Series West, Sigma Performance […]

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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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