Linny White made his way to Kern County Raceway with a throwback paint scheme that honored short track racing legend Gary Balough.  In the end, White threw back to his win at Kern County Raceway in June and Balough by the competition in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series for a hard-fought October Classic […]

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October Classic:  After 28 years of the October Classic at Mesa Marin Raceway , 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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Bakersfield, CA – In 2020, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will celebrate its 20th season of competition. With that celebration, the series will see more major events, record prize money awarded, unique race formats and a lot more that will make the 2020 season like no other in the series 20-year history.   “There […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The nation’s top Super Late Model teams will once again converge on Bakersfield, California’s Kern County Raceway in 2020 for the “Sixth Annual Winter Showdown” set for Saturday, March 21.   The Winter Showdown will be part of the “20th Season” celebration of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, as the event will […]

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Four-time SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series champion Derek Thorn pulled off a clean sweep Saturday night in the “SPEARS Southwest Tour 125 presented by 51 FIFTY LTM” at Madera Speedway.  Thorn led all four weekend practice sessions, won the PFC Brakes Zero Drag Fast Time Award and claimed the $5,000 winner’s check, thanks to the […]

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Derek Thorn scored his series-leading 39th career win in SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series competition when he pulled into Victory Lane at Irwindale Speedway following the R.J. Allen Inc. 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse.  Thorn took the lead early in Saturday night’s event and never looked back in route to his triumph.  It […]

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Linny White used a thrilling last-lap pass of Bob Lyon for fourth in the second of two segments to secure his first SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series victory in front of a large crowd at Kern County Raceway Saturday night.   White scored the victory in the first 50-lap segment and needed to finish […]

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Derek Thorn proved why he is a four-time SPEARS SRL Series Champion Saturday night at Madera Speedway .  Thorn held off Cole Moore, Craig Raudman and then Austin Herzog to score his series record 38th SRL triumph and seventh career victory at Madera in the SPEARS Southwest Tour 125 presented by 51 FIFTY LTM.   […]

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Event: The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series will be heading to Madera Speedway on Saturday, June 8 for the “SPEARS Southwest Tour 125 presented by 51 FIFTY LTM.” It will be the 41st appearance for the SRL at Madera, the most of any track in series history.   Five Grand: The winner of this […]

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LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t pretty, and his car was far from pristine at the end, but Derek Thorn still found his way to the Winner’s Circle at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.   The Bakersfield, Calif., driver passed Preston Peltier on Lap 135 and held on for his ninth […]

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