Friday’s qualifying for the 5th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) has been canceled due to rain showers.  The way in which the starting lineup will be set for Saturday’s $30,000-to-win race has yet to be determined.   The decision to forego qualifying on Friday night was made following a vote by Super […]

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Bakersfield, CA – Two of the most successful race series on the west coast will join forces in 2019. The Lucas Oil Modified Series and the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will both operate under the guidance and sanction of the SRL for 2019 and beyond.   “I’ve been with the Modifieds since the series started in 2006, […]

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After 300 laps of racing this Saturday night, the winner of the 4th Annual SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway will receive a big check for $30,000 and a brand new prize which captures the mystique of both California and the City of Bakersfield where the state-of-the-art half-mile is located.   This new trophy […]

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Everything at Kern County Raceway (CA) is business as usual even though it has been listed for sale.   “The track is available for sale, if the right situation presents itself.  But that doesn’t mean the days are numbered at KCRP, it simply means it’s available for sale while we continue to operate as we always […]

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On Tuesday evening, Speed51.com powered by JEGS reported that Ryan Vargas had his win on Saturday night at California’s Kern County Raceway Park taken away after being disqualified due to having an illegal ignition system in his race car. The penalty meant that Trevor Huddleston swept the night’s twin features and could have major implications […]

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The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season came to an end on Saturday night and it appeared at the time as though Lee Pulliam had his fourth national championship clinched. Now, late breaking news out of Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California could have a profound impact on NASCAR’s national championship equation.   Speed51.com powered by […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of 10 well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly basis, […]

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Promoter’s Corner is a new, bi-weekly feature on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that allows racers and fans to see a side of short track racing promoters that we don’t often see.    Speed51.com has assembled a group of 10 well-respected promoters from different short tracks and disciplines of racing throughout the country. On a bi-weekly […]

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BAKERSFIELD, CA – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, with the support of Spears Manufacturing, proudly announces the “SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program” will continue for the fifth consecutive year. For 2016, the “SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program” will award teams a minimum $1,000 for starting a SPEARS Southwest Tour Series main event after they have competed in […]

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