Race fans and race teams can find pertinent information about this weekend's 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway (CA) in 51's Fast Facts below.    Dates: February 1-3   Track: Kern County Raceway (0.5-mile asphalt oval)   Location: 13500 Raceway Blvd Interstate 5 and Enos Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93311   Sanction: SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series   Purse: $147,000 […]

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2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Roasted Rattler 125 winner Dan Holtz has entered the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on January 1-3, 2018. Holtz sat out the 2017 SRL season due to a growing business, but he will make his return with new Crew Chief Willie Allen and the same former Jim Pettit car he […]

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The SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California is one of the biggest races to win each year. After scoring multiple wins in big races in 2017, Cole Williams is now heading west to seek the $30,000 check.   Williams said the SRL Winter Showdown is one of the biggest races […]

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One year ago, Speed51.com released a story about the influx of big-money asphalt Super Late Model races being held throughout North America.  At the time, that list included 25 events from coast to coast.  Today, that number continues to grow and now sits at 30 events paying a minimum of $10,000 to win.   Over […]

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Each racer that takes the green flag for the 4th Annual Winter Showdown will leave Kern County Raceway (CA) with a minimum payout of $3,000.  On Wednesday, event officials announced the Coors Light / Speed51.com bonus which will ensure that all 36 drivers in the starting field receive the minimum $3,000 to start.   The 4th […]

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Noah Gragson enjoyed a memorable year of racing in 2017.  From his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory to his first major Super Late Model victory at the Winchester 400, Gragson had a year to remember.  Now, as the 2018 season gets underway, he’s looking to create many more memories.  On February 3, Gragson […]

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One of Super Late Model racing’s fastest growing events will be returning to Speed51.com in 2018.  SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series and Speed51.com officials announced Thursday that the 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) will be broadcast live, but in a different fashion, on the Speed51 Network.   In the past, […]

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There are great short track racing events that take place all over North America each year, but for one reason or another, there are always a few that are more intriguing than others.  In some cases, it's because it's a new event.  In other cases, it's because of an increased purse or a new race […]

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For the first time in the four year history of the Winter Showdown, the state of Wisconsin will be represented at the highest paying asphalt Super Late Model event of the year.  Ty Majeski and Derek Kraus will represent the Badger State on February 1-3 and will attempt to double team the competition at Kern […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51.com for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  As we get ready for the ball to drop and the year 2018 […]

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