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Could motor sports be incorporated into the future of the Kern County Museum?...Kern County Museum executive director Randall Hayes is in the exploratory stage of determining the feasibility of an eventual motor sports museum at the facility.
Late Model stock car drivers return to Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night where three previous races have produced three different winners. Steve Drake of San Luis Obispo was the last winner at the third-mile clay oval in a wild finish on May 19.
The first of three Saturday Night Nitro shows takes place on, yep, Saturday night at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Two jet-powered dragsters and upwards of 20 nitro-powered vehicles, including Harley Davidson motorcycles and big show Funny Cars, are
Four races on the third-mile clay oval have produced four winners, with Brad Pounds, Gary Dutton, Justin Schweitzer and Michael Johnson each having one victory. Pounds has been the most consistent, finishing in the top four in all of his outings, and
Production crews, actors and extras spent four long days making movie magic this week at Auto Club Famoso Raceway and will wind up shooting scenes for "Snake and Mongoose The Movie" this morning. The film, which is planned for release in the spring
Got some spare time on your hands and want a shot at being in a drag racing movie? Carol Grant Casting is currently seeking non-union background extras for a feature film that will be shooting at Auto Club Famoso Raceway from Monday through May 24.
Modified drivers return to Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night for a second straight week of action...Pounds leads Dutton by 12 points in the championship race, followed Larry Hood and Kyle Heckman. Also competing will be Street Stocks, Sport Mods,
The local, and national, racing community lost a huge member last Saturday when David Calderwood of Bakersfield died...The longtime owner of MP Environmental Services was smitten with racing at the age of 16 when he served as a pit crew member for
With construction under way at the half-finished Kern County Raceway near Enos Lane and Interstate 5 and the possibility of racing at the paved half-mile as early as October, I figured it was time to reacquaint myself with Saturday night short-track
The heat will be on at Bakersfield Speedway, and throughout Kern County, on Saturday, which comes as a warm relief to race fans, drivers and yes, track owners. Soaking rains last Friday forced Bakersfield Speedway owner Scott Schweitzer to cancel