Super Late Model drivers have been begging for more big money shows, and lately they have gotten there wish.  Over the last few years, the number of races paying $10,000 or more to win has grown exponentially.   Entering the 2017 season, there are already 26 races that will pay $10,000 or more based upon our […]

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The excitement continues to build for the 3rd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park as entries continue to come in, not just from the West Coast but all over the country.   The race, which is set for 250 laps with controlled pit stops, will feature a 36-car starting field that will […]

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For the second straight year, the richest pavement short track race on the West Coast will be making its way into living rooms across the globe in February. The 3rd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park will be broadcast via a live pay-per-view broadcast on Speed51.com.   Speed51.com and SPEARS SRL Southwest […]

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In recent years, Erik Jones has found more success in Super Late Model crown jewel events than any other driver.  The Byron, Michigan driver has won the Snowball Derby twice and the Winchester 400 three times.  He’s also scored victories in the Redbud 300, Florida Governor’s Cup, Battle at Berlin 251 and Howie Lettow Memorial. […]

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Derek Thorn holds most of the important records in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series.  This past November, Thorn added another one to his resume.  The Lakeport, CA driver registered his record-tying third championship, putting him on par with Jim Pettit II in that category.  The championship will go a long way in establishing Thorn […]

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As most of the northern part of the West Coast sits under snow, many drivers and race teams are gearing up for events in the Southwest like the Chilly Willy 150 and Winter Showdown. The offseason for the West Coast has been a busy one with schedules being released, tracks adding events and changing staff. […]

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While there are some race fans who may choose to twiddle their thumbs until late February waiting for the majesty of the top levels of racing in the nation to return, the short track hardcore know that there is no such excuse. With tracks opening their gates in both the deep Southeast and desert Southwest, […]

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When California’s Greg Pursley celebrated his second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship at the end of 2014, he decided that the time was right to end his career driving race cars full-time.  After selling off his NASCAR equipment he has remained out of the seat of a race car for much of the last […]

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Mark your calendars, and set your alarms. Tickets for the 3rd Annual Winter Showdown will be available online at http://www.kernraceway.com/single-race-tickets on December 1 starting at 10 am. Race fans can also call the Kern County Raceway office at 661-835-1264 to purchase by phone.   This two-day show at the state of the art half-mile Kern […]

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With over two months remaining until the 3rd Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park , entries are already flying into the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series office.  Series officials released an updated entry list with over 20 drivers on Tuesday afternoon.   The list includes drivers from the West Coast, as well as […]

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