To All Race Teams,   It is important that we are always good and respectable guests at our host racetracks for our events.    Irwindale Speedway has recently made the investment to re-surfaced their Pit Area.  They have asked that our teams not use paint to mark the position of their scale pads [...]

Keith Spangler Brings History and Resiliency to the “Salted Metals Architectural Metals Design And Consulting 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse San Dimas”

  Bakersfield, CA - Keith Spangler was a full-time competitor on the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series, as well as on the former NASCAR Southwest Tour Series. His starts are not as frequent as they once were, but whenever Keith arrives at the track, everyone knows he will give his [...]

Ignition Box Update

Date:    7/12/21 To:       All Competitors From:    SPEARS Southwest Tour Series & Southern Super Series Re:       FAST Ignition Box Discontinuation     All:   Recently we have been informed that FAST has discontinued the mandated 6000-6701 ignition tray that is required to run our series.   After weeks of testing, today we announce the ‘JMS – Daytona Sensors’ part [...]

Motor City Throwdown Challenge

The Motor City Throwdown Challenge will pay a $2,500 bonus to one driver before the end of the 2021 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship.  The $2,500 bonus will be paid by long time series sponsor Motor City Buick GMC in Bakersfield.  The Motor City Throwdown Challenge is structured as follows: If [...]


July 16th & 17th SPEARS MFG. SRL NIGHT COMPETITION SCHEDULE Friday Credentials / Pit Gates Open                                                             1:00pm PRACTICE SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                              3:30pm – 4:00pm SPEARS Pro Late Model Series                                                              4:00pm - 4:30pm SPEARS Mfg. Modifieds                                                                         4:30pm – 5:00pm I.S. LKQ Pick Your Part Pro Late Models                                                 5:00pm [...]

Dean Thompson Rides Momentum Into $10,000-to-win “Salted Metals 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse”

  For Immediate Release: SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Media Relations Bakersfield, CA - Dean Thompson was the 2020 Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Rookie-of-the-Year, finishing seventh in the championship standings. He was also the Irwindale Speedway Late Model Champion, scoring five wins and four poles, making it big year for [...]

Important Notice:  TIRES

Important Notice:  TIRES For the July 17th – Irwindale Speedway Event   TIRES:   NEW TIRE: The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series will compete at Irwindale Speedway on July 17th using the Hoosier F45 left and the F50 right.   TWO SETS ONLY: Upon arriving at Irwindale Speedway on Friday, July 16th, each team will be [...]

Garcia and Cappello Reunite at Irwindale Speedway for the $10,000-to-win “Salted Metals 100 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse”

For Immediate Release: Garcia Racing Story: K.P. Lodi, CA - Mike Garcia and the Garcia Racing Team are excited to announce that two-time SPEARS Modified Series Champion Dylan Cappello will be driving their Super Late Model at Irwindale Speedway, in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “$10,000-to-Win Salted Metals 100” on [...]