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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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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The 2018 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season came to an end at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) Saturday night during day one of the October Classic. It was a tale of the two Derek’s in the series finale. Young Derek Kraus scored his third straight series victory at Kern County, while Derek Thorn just […]

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For 29 years, the October Classic at Mesa Marin Raceway in Bakersfield, CA was the cornerstone of the racing season on the West Coast.  It was an event that many drivers and fans set their schedule around each and every year.  In 2005 that tradition came to an end with the closing of the high […]

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