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Rest in Peace – Wayne Spears

It is with great sadness that we share that Wayne Spears has passed. He was a great man in so many respects. We will forever have tremendous gratitude for his mentoring, friendship and far-reaching positive impact on short track racing. We have lost a true American Original. Our deepest [...]

KERN October Classic Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 14th, 2023 – Practice Day 1:30 – 3:00pm                                                            Team Owner’s Meeting Pros 1:30-2pm, Mods 2-2:30pm, SLM 2:30-3:00pm at KCRP Main Office   3:00pm                                                  Pit Gates Open (Lift gates remain closed until directed) 4:15 – 4:30pm                                       SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series  4:30– 4:45pm                                        Spears Manufacturing Modified Series 4:45 – 5:15pm                                     SPEARS [...]

Raymond’s Trophy Top 5 Bonus at October Classic

At the conclusion of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Bulwark/TenCate October Classic, the Top 5 drivers will be honored in the Raymond’s Trophy Victory Lane at Kern County Raceway.  For their accomplishment, Raymond’s Trophy has put up a bonus to be distributed amongst the Top 5.  With the winner [...]

Motor City GMC Racer Loyalty Bonus

Attention SPEARS Modified Series and SPEARS Pro Late Model Series Drivers, REMINDER:  For the upcoming race at Kern County Raceway on Sunday, October 15th, longtime series sponsor Motor City GMC is thanking those that support them.  If you have purchased a 602-crate motor from Motor City GMC in the last [...]

Congratulations to Jacob Gomes

Congratulations to Jacob Gomes for earning his fifth win of the 2023 Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series season, this one in the "Allie Bakes 100" at Irwindale Speedway. Gomes officially led every lap, but Buddy Shepherd was able to clear Gomes after a lap 64 restart. But Gomes was [...]

Nick Joanides Pulling Double Duty at Irwindale

  Bakersfield, CA – Nick Joanides will look to double down this weekend at Irwindale Speedway (CA), as the Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series and the Spears Pro Late Model Series presented by Sigma Performance Services visits the ½-mile oval. Joanides is a three-time Irwindale Late Model track champion and [...]