Bakersfield, CA — In 2021, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, the Spears Manufacturing Modified Series and the new SPEARS (SRL) Pro Late Model Series will combine for thirty championship main events. The three series will compete at the premier short tracks in the southwest and will receive national coverage by MAVTV and SPEARSRacing.TV.   At […]

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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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Jeremy Doss became the first multi-time winner in SPEARS Manufacturing Modified Series action in 2020, by winning the “K&N Filters 60 presented by Traffic Management Inc.” at Irwindale Speedway Saturday night.  It was Doss’ first career win at the ½-mile oval, coming before an empty grandstand in sunny Southern California. The win increases Doss’ championship […]

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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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Las Vegas, NV — The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will put the finishing touches on another exciting season when it hosts the West Coast Short Track Championships on Saturday night. The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, SPEARS Modified Series, Late Model Truck Series and Jr. Late Models all will run features as part of […]

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LODI, CALIFORNIA (August 7, 2019) – Garcia Racing and Claremont’s Christian McGhee have teamed up to compete for the 2020 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour championship.  McGhee, age 21, returns to the series with 22 career starts including third-place in 2016 overall points and the 2016 Rookie of the Year.  Mike and Larry Garcia will field […]

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Las Vegas, NV – Race fans coming to The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night are in for a special treat when the SPEARS Southwest Tour and SPEARS Modified Series pay a visit to the 3/8-mile paved oval. The regional series will be in town for a 150-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour feature, […]

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Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend’s 5th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) in 51’s Fast Facts below.    Dates: January 31 – February 2   Track: Kern County Raceway (half-mile paved oval)   Location: 13500 Raceway Blvd Interstate 5 and Enos Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93311   Sanction: SPEARS SRL Southwest […]

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