The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series

presented by Lucas Oil 2019 Schedule Announced


Bakersfield, CA –The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil is proud to announce its schedule of events for 2019.  The big news for 2019 is the record six nationally televised events on MAVTV.


“We had a record year for car count in 2018,” stated the SRL’s Larry Collins. “With the addition of the increased television coverage by MAVTV, the quality race tracks that are hosting us this year and our new association with Lucas Oil, 2019 should be a great year for the series.”


The 2019 schedule starts in a big way with the $30,000 to win Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 1stand 2nd.  The Winter Showdown will be a non-points event and will be the debut of the “Spears Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil”, which was formerly the Lucas Oil Modifieds.  The Winter Showdown weekend will also feature the Motor City Super Stock Showdown, whose main event will be part of 51FIFTY Opening Night.


The 2019 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series point’s championship will begin on March 23rdat Irwindale Speedway and end at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on November 23rd, both of these events will be nationally televised by MAVTV.


Other nationally televised events will include; both Madera events on June 8th and September 28th, the Winter Showdown and the June 29th race at Kern County Raceway.  Six races total will be televised by MAVTV in 2019.


“With the support of our contingency sponsors, we’re able to continue the “Winner’s Bonus” for 2019, which pays a minimum of $5,000 to the winner of each race,” continued Collins.    


The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series will make two annual stops to all its host racetracks, except for one stop at All-American Speedway in Roseville, CA on April 13th. Irwindale Speedway will host the series on March 23rdand July 20th, The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on May 4thand November 23rd, Madera Speedway on June 8thand September 28th and Kern County Raceway on June 29thand October 26th.


For the eighth consecutive year, Spears Manufacturing will support the “SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program” which awards teams a minimum of $1,000 for starting a SPEARS Southwest Tour Series main event after they have competed in three consecutive series races.


Celebrating its nineteenth championship season, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil will begin the 2019 season with the Winter Showdown on February 1st and 2ndand close out its championship at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on November 23rd.

2019 Schedule of Events


February 1st& 2ndFifth AnnualWINTER SHOWDOWN

Kern County Raceway – Bakersfield, CA


March 23rd: Irwindale Speedway


April 13thAll-American Speedway


May 4thThe Bullring at Las Vegas


June 8th:  Madera Speedway


June 29thKern County Raceway


July 20thIrwindale Speedway


September 28thMadera Speedway


October 26thKern County Raceway


November 23rdThe Bullring at Las Vegas