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Colorado’s Hansen Set For Irwindale

Jace Hansen will make the return trip to California, when he makes the 1,000 mile trek from Broomfield, CO to Irwindale Speedway for the "RJ Allen Inc. 100 presented by Traffic Management, Inc." on March 23. This will be the second time, in the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series' [...]

UPDATES and REMINDERS: IRWINDALE

    IRWINDALE TESTING: Thursday evenings 5pm-9pm $200 per car Private Test $1800, up to five cars - daytime hours Call the track to reserve your time 626-358-1100   FRIDAY TECH PRE-ASSIGNED TIME: All cars are required to roll through the scales on Friday at a designated pre-assigned time for each team. ENGINE TECH: If your engine or carb [...]

SEGMENT Race Format: Updated

SEGMENT Race Format: Updated for March 23rdat Irwindale Speedway     In celebration of Spears Manufacturing 50thAnniversary:   For the event on Saturday, March 23rdat Irwindale Speedway, the race will be run in two 50 lap segments, with the driver who scores the best average finish of the two segments will be declared [...]

IRWINDALE SCHEDULE

Irwindale Speedway   Friday – March 22, 2019   PIT GATES OPEN                                                                                                                   2:00pm Southwest Tour Series – Crew Chief Meeting                                                                        3:00pm SpearsModifieds– Crew Chief Meeting                                                                                  3:15pm Southwest Tour Series & Spears Modifieds– Tech Opens by appointments            3:30 – 8:30pm Practice: Southwest Tour Trucks                                                                                             4:45 – 5:15pm Spears Modifieds                                                                                                         5:15 – 5:45pm Southwest Tour Series                                                                                                5:45 – 6:15pm Southwest Tour [...]

BIG EVENT FOR ALLEN

Irwindale Speedway Super Late Model winner Andy Allen will make his first Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil start, at his home track on March 23rd. Allen's sixth career start in the series will come in the "RJ Allen Inc. 100 presented by Traffic Management, Inc.". Allen's [...]

Meech Makes Return

Matthew Meech will make his return to the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil at Irwindale Speedway, after taking time off for family and working with Craig Raudman and Dave Reed Racing in 2018. Meech will return to a track at which he has five SRL [...]

New Season Brings New Partnership

  Bakersfield, CA – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Seriesand Traffic Management, Inc. (TMI)are proud to jointly announce a new partnership for the 2019 race season.    “Partnering with companies like TMI is great for not only our series, but for short track racing as a whole.”  commented the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series’ [...]

Tough 2018 – Rocha Focused on 2019

Blaine Rocha will open his 2019 season at the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series event presented by Traffic Management, Inc. at Irwindale Speedway on March 23. Rocha will look to bounce back from a dissapointing 2018 season in the SRL, after finishing 10th in the standings. He was winless [...]

Hodges Will Return to Full-Time Action

The 2017 Speed51.com Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Most Popular Driver, Bobby Hodges, will return to full-time action at Irwindale Speedway on March 23rd. Hodges is a two-time winner on the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil and had a best championship finish of fourth in 2016, [...]

Host Hotel – Irwindale

Courtyard by Marriott - 4 mi to Speedway   14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center Baldwin Park, CA 91706    (626) 962-6000   Group Code:  SPEARS SW Tour Series Group Rate:    $114.00 Cutoff Date:    March 8, 2019

2019 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series TESTING POLICY

    NO TESTING THE WEEK OF AN EVENT AT HOST TRACK:There will be no SRL Team testing allowed the week of a race event (Sunday-Thursday) at the track hosting the upcoming SRL race.   Example: If Kern County Raceway is hosting the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series on June 29th, there will be [...]

SHOWDOWN HARD CHARGER

Congratulations to Wisconsin's Brad Kossow, for taking home the Franks Radio Service Hard Charger Award! The award is given to the driver who advances the most positions, from their starting spot, in the "Spears Manufacturing Winter Showdown 300". Brad advanced 23 positions, from 34th to 11th, to recieve a [...]

Midwest Fest at Winter Showdown

As Ty Majeski prepares to make his second shot at victory lane in the SPEARS Manufacturing SRL Tour’s Winter Showdown this weekend, he’ll have some serious support from the Midwest in the form of a new sponsor for his team: Halter CNC Robotics, out of Cascade, Iowa. The company will join [...]

TESTING FOR SHOWDOWN HEATS UP

Super Late Model teams are arriving early for the weekend's Fifth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway.  On track today;  Centerville, Tennessee's Wille Allen, Pacific Palisades, California's Dan Holtz, Escalon, California's Eric Holmes, and Oak Creek, Wisconsin's Brad Kossow.    

WINTER SHOWDOWN on SCHEDULE

  Bakersfield, CA – This weekend’s Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway is on schedule.  With some rain forecasted, the plan is to stick with the schedule and make any adjustments necessary to get all the racing in by the end of the day on Saturday.   “In Bakersfield the average rainfall [...]

Eric Holmes has entered the 2019 Winter Showdown

Eric Holmes has entered the 2019 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 1-2. The three-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Champion owns 17 victories in that series, nine NASCAR Southwest Tour Series wins and three Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series triumphs. In addition, Holmes was the winner [...]

From Tucson to the Showdown

Congratulations to Logan Jewell, Jace Hansen and Brad Kossow for finishing third, fourth and fifth respectively in the Chilly Willy 150, at Tucson Speedway Saturday night. Each of those three drivers have entered next weekend's $30,000-to-win, $3,000-to-start "SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 300 at Kern County Raceway. Action gets underway [...]

Ryan Reed will Have a Reunion Next Weekend

Ryan Reed will have a reunion next weekend, when Super Late Models from all across the country, converge on Kern County Raceway for the $30,000-to-win, 5th Annual Winter Showdown. This will be the first time the 25-year-old driver has been back to compete at his home track, since 2013, [...]