Wildfires burning across the state of California have forced West Coast driver Jeremy Doss to evacuate his Upper Lake home and race shop.   The “Ranch” fire, one of the 17 active wildfires causing statewide evacuations, has reached over 35 thousand acres and is now burning dangerously close to Doss’ hometown.   “It’s honestly nothing […]

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Speed51.com’s Summer Thunder TV presented by PFC Brakes is going international this weekend.   From the southern provinces of Canada to the northern states of America, we’ve got your dirt and asphalt racing fix.   The Valenti Modified Racing Series kicks off the weekend Friday evening as they head to New Hampshire’s Lee USA Speedway.   […]

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As part of the SRL Spears Southwest Tour rulebook, the fastest in final practice draws a pill to determine an inversion to set the order in which cars qualify.  NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series star Kyle Busch was quickest and drew a one, which meant no inversion.   Busch was the first to make his […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The 2018 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series was announced last week, which included the $10,000 to win May 5th race at The Bullring at LVMS, thanks to longtime series sponsor Retro Custom Metals.   Today, the series is proud to announce that David “Homie” Mulcahy, owner of Retro Custom Metals, has stepped up […]

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COTO DE CAZA, CA — Since 1999, Irwindale Speedway has been the premier short track on the West Coast hosting some of the most prestigious events and the home track to many of the great young racing talents who used the ultra-fast half-mile paved oval as a springboard to future racing success. One driver looking […]

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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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Mechanical failures and on track incidents dwindled the 38 car field to 11-cars by the end of 250 laps, but Senoia, Georgia’s Bubba Pollard left all the events behind him to take the second annual Winter Showdown victory at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, CA.   It was the Senoia, Georgia driver’s second straight […]

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Bakersfield, CA – In 2016, a minimum of $5,000 will be awarded to the winner of each SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event.   “There’s a huge sense of pride within our series,” stated the SRL’s Larry Collins. “Our teams take pride in bringing well prepared, competitive cars to each race, our officials pride themselves in […]

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WHEN: Saturday, October 17th, 2015   WHAT:  The Fall Shootout, DC’s RV Center 100 presented by Race for Autism   WHERE:  Kern County Raceway Park – Bakersfield, California.  Kern County Raceway Park is a d-shaped paved ½ mile which first opened in the spring of 2013. Reserve Seating $25. Adult General Admission $20. Youth 6–15 […]

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