BEARDEN REPRESENTS TEXAS AT WINTER SHOWDOWNadmin
Logan Bearden is set to make the return trip from Leander, TX to Bakersfield, CA for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown on March 21st. Bearden is coming off a career best Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series finish at Irwindale Speedway, in the Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown”. Logan Bearden Racing qualified ninth and finished sixth in the star laden event.
Bearden will now head to the Winter Showdown for the fourth time in his career. Bearden has also began to find speed at the half-mile high speed asphalt track. In 2018, Bearden qualified eighth in the 48-car field. In 2019, qualifying was rained out, but he started fifth, when the line-up was set off of practice speeds.
Bearden was eliminated in the “Big One” on lap 115, in the 2019 event, but showed strength during the race. He will bring his Parker Electric, FixYourGenerators.com, Frazier Motorsports, Bearden Automotive, All In Designs Chevy back to Bakersfield, hoping to finish at the front this time. Come out and see if the 24-year-old Super Late Model driver can best another star-studded field.
The 2020 Winter Showdown, from Kern County Raceway, is entering its sixth season of competition. The previous winners of the event include Bubba Pollard Fan Page (2015, 2016), Derek Thorn (2017), Kyle Busch (2018) and Ty Majeski (2019). The previous Feature Events have included several formats, with distances of 250 laps (2015 – 2017), 300 laps (2018 – 2019) and this year’s 200-lap version. 2020 will feature a halfway break, where half of the purse money will be awarded based on its’ result. The completion of 200 laps will wholly determine the final championship event finish, with the second half of the purse payout. Drivers eligible for the Spears Manufacturing Frequent Flyer Program will receive a minimum of $1,400 to start the feature. If required, eligible drivers who do not transfer from the Last Chance Qualifier will receive $1,000.
The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Super Late Models will be joined by the Spears Modified Series, as well as the Kern County Raceway Super Stocks. The SPEARS Modifieds will be racing for $4,000-to-win.
Celebrating its twentieth season in 2020, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series is a regional stock car series competing on paved ovals in the southwestern portion of the U.S. “The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series…Where the Champions Race”.