Bakersfield, CA — Two-time Southern Super Series champion and three-time Blizzard Series champion Casey Roderick will make the cross-country trip from Lawrenceville, GA to Irwindale Speedway (CA) to participate in the “Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame” on February 6.    The season opener, for the SPEARS […]

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Mike Garvey has made only two Late Model starts since the 2016 season, after a racing accident resulted in a back injury. The result was lingering numbness from nerve damage in his legs. Garvey has made a slow recovery, while concentrating on his business MGR (Mike Garvey Racing) over the last several years. But the […]

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Since the Snowball Derby on December 6, Derek Thorn has gone on to win a fifth SRL Southwest Tour title.  He capped off his most dominant championship run yet with a win at Kern County Raceway Park, his eighth win in nine SRL races in 2020.   Even with another championship on his mantle, the […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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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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2020 has certainly been a year to remember.  While the COVID-19 pandemic halted racing for the most part in March and April, there was plenty of racing to follow once racing resumed in May and June.   Today, as we look forward to putting 2020 behind us, we take a look at the past year […]

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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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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 continued his extraordinary season in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour, as he captured his fifth win of the season, this time at All American Speedway (CA). Thorn led every lap of the “JM Environmental Inc. Wild West Shootout Round #2 – Thunderstruck 127 presented by 51 FIFTY” to take home career victory number […]

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Derek Thorn was the last man standing in a wild west showdown at Stockton 99 Speedway Saturday night, when the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series invaded the historic facility for the “JM Environmental Wild West Shootout – Shoot to Thrill 127 presented by 51 FIFTY LTM.” Thorn scored his record setting 44th career SRL win and […]

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