The 2016 Speed51.com Most Popular Driver for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series has submitted his entry for the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 1-3. Bobby Hodges will make his fourth appearance at the $30,000-to-win event, where he has one top 10 and two top-15 finishes.   Hodges scored one 2017 SRL […]

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Two-time Kern County Raceway Park and Madera Speedway Late Model champion, Buddy Shepherd, will be teaming up with the Wilson Motorsports group to compete in the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County on February 1-3, 2018. The event pays $30,000 to win and $3,000 to start, thanks to the Speed51.com and Coors Light Bonus. […]

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NASCAR XFINITY Series star Daniel Hemric is the latest driver to enter the 2018 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park on February 1-3, 2018. The $30,000-to win event, which pays $3,000 to start, is drawing racing stars from all around the country to Bakersfield, CA and Hemric is the latest to throw his […]

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  Completed entry forms for the 4th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park are being mailed in at a rapid pace this holiday season. On Thursday, event promoters released the first look at the entry list that currently includes the names of 22 drivers and two to-be-announced entries.   Taking into consideration […]

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The Wauters Motorsports Team will once again make an appearance at the Winter Showdown on February 1-3, 2018.   In 2015, Wauters brought Dalton Sargeant and Will Gallaher to the inaugural event, with Sargeant posting a runner-up finish. This year, the Mooresville, North Carolina-based team will bring another young rising star to the event. For […]

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Kyle Busch will return to "America's Richest Short Track Race," as he is entering the 2018 SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park .   “I’m looking forward to going back to the Winter Showdown and trying to add another marquee win to not only my personal bucket list, but also to the list […]

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Bakersfield, CA – The Fourth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway will move from its traditional 250-lap race length to 300 laps in 2018.  The race pays $30,000 to win, $3,000 to start and takes place on Saturday afternoon February 3rd in 2018.   The format of the race weekend will also change for […]

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Derek Thorn had been searching for a crown jewel Super Late Model win for a long time.  On Saturday night, in his home state of California, Thorn scored that elusive win in dominating fashion during the 3rd Annual SRL Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park.   Thorn started the race from the pole and […]

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Timing is everything in racing, and Saturday night was Austin Barnes’ time. Barnes of Escondido, California scored a $5,000 payday, winning the 50-lap Lucas Oil Modified non-points feature during Saturday’s Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park .   The win for Barnes was his first since November 2015 when he won the season finale […]

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