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Score to Settle with the Winter Showdown

Preston Peltier has a score to settle with the Winter Showdown and Kern County Raceway. The Brighton, CO driver has attended all five “Showdown” events, but has yet to take home the coveted trophy, and winner’s share of the booty. For the sixth annual affair, Peltier hopes the stars [...]

BEARDEN REPRESENTS TEXAS AT WINTER SHOWDOWN

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 [...]

“Returning to the SRL is awesome”

As the entries continue to come in for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown a familiar name, to Bakersfield area fans, will make his fourth start in the event. One of Kern County Raceway’s most successful “Young Guns” is planning to make his first appearance at the facility in two [...]

Owen Riddle Enters Winter Showdown

Owen Riddle was set to make his first start, in Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries competition, at the All-Star Showdown three weeks ago. He was unable to make the trip with his brother Tayler Riddle, but the four-time Yakima Speedway Super Late Model Champion is set to make that debut [...]

NOTES and REMINDERS:  WINTER SHOWDOWN

    NATIONAL COVERAGE – The Winter Showdown will be streamed live on SpearsRacing.TV and will be national televised at a later date on MAVTV.   TESTING – Testing is allowed anytime up to race weekend. Contact the Kern County Raceway to reserve a test day at 661-835-1264, price will be based on the [...]

Racking Up the Frequent Flyer Miles

The first entry, submitted for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway, is that of former Bakersfield, CA resident Austin Reed. Reed, who now hails from Mooresville, NC, will make his second "Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries presented by Lucas Oil’ start of the season on March 21, [...]

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP

In recent years, the battle for the "Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil" Rookie-of-the-Year (ROTY), has been won by some of the best short track racers on the West Coast. Drivers including Jeremy Doss, Cole Moore and Jacob Gomes, have all gone on to score SPEARS [...]

UNIQUE PAYOUT FOR WINTER SHOWDOWN

UNIQUE PAYOUT FOR WINTER SHOWDOWN   Bakersfield, CA – The Sixth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway will offer a unique payout structure to insure a great payoff for both the fans and the drivers.   “It’s pretty straight forward, the Winter Showdown is a 200-lap race and there will be a [...]

ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN RESULTS

RESULTS: SPEARS Southwest Tour Series   FP SP Car Driver Team / Make Laps Points Money   Status 1 1 43 Derek Thorn Santa Maria Brewing H&M Motorsports, Toyota 200 180 $25,125.00# Running 2 3 48 Preston Peltier Generator Source, Diesel Service & Supply Toyota 200 170 $10,000.00 Running 3 2 18 Jack Wood Velocity Racing Chevrolet 200 165 $6,500.00 Running 4 7 4 Dylan Lupton Lupton Excavation, Shreddy Chevrolet 200 160 $3,000.00 Running 5 6 99 Linny White Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse, Swift Springs Chevrolet 200 155 $2,000.00 Running 6 9 66 Logan Bearden Parker Electric FixYourGenerators.com Chevrolet 200 150 $1,600.00 Running 7 15 05 Eric Schmidt Sierra Speed Technology Chevrolet 200 146 $1,400.00 Running 8 5 51 Carlos Vieira 51 FIFTY, Allied Packaging Toyota 200 142 $1,400.00 Running 9 11 14R Austin Reed Approved Memory, Lucas Oil Toyota 200 138 $1,400.00 Running 10 24 89 Bobby [...]

TOP ROOKIE

Congratulations to Brandon Farrington, for scoring the best finish of the four rookies entered in the "Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame" from Irwindale Speedway. Brandon finished 19th after engine failure ended his night on lap 186 of 200. It was [...]

Extra Bucks from KHI Management

Derek Thorn picked up one of the biggest wins of his illustrious career, by claiming the $25,000-to-win "Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame" victory, at Irwindale Speedway. He also made a Lap 96 pass of Linny White, to garner the "Halfway [...]

HARD CHARGER $2,500 BONUS

Congratulations to Keith Spangler for winning the Hard Charger Award for the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series All-Star Showdown Weekend at Irwindale Speedway. Keith started 29th, and finished 14th, to earn a $2,500 bonus from the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. Thank you Ken Clapp for helping [...]

ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN QUALIFYING RESULTS

Pos No. Name Best time In lap Best speed Diff Gap Laps 1 43 Derek Thorn 00:17.151 1 104.950     2 2 18 Jack Wood 00:17.240 2 104.408 00:00.089 00:00.089 2 3 48 Preston Peltier 00:17.269 1 104.233 00:00.118 00:00.029 2 4 15 Tayler Riddle 00:17.290 2 104.106 00:00.139 00:00.021 2 5 51 Carlos Vieira 00:17.303 2 104.028 00:00.152 00:00.013 2 6 99 Linny White 00:17.313 2 103.968 00:00.162 00:00.010 2 7 4 Dylan Lupton 00:17.315 1 103.956 00:00.164 00:00.002 2 8 71 Kyle Neveau 00:17.317 1 103.944 00:00.166 00:00.002 2 9 66 Logan Bearden 00:17.321 1 103.920 00:00.170 00:00.004 2 10 20 Cole Moore 00:17.327 2 103.884 00:00.176 00:00.006 2 11 14R Austin Reed 00:17.335 1 103.836 00:00.184 00:00.008 2 12 50 Trevor Huddleston 00:17.381 1 103.561 00:00.230 00:00.046 2 13 14D Chris Davidson 00:17.385 2 103.538 00:00.234 00:00.004 2 14 27R Kole Raz 00:17.430 1 103.270 00:00.279 00:00.045 2 15 05 Eric Schmidt 00:17.442 1 103.199 00:00.291 00:00.012 2 16 21H Eric Holmes 00:17.494 1 102.892 00:00.343 00:00.052 2 17 21V Greg Voigt 00:17.505 2 102.828 00:00.354 00:00.011 2 18 33C Cale Kanke 00:17.520 2 102.740 00:00.369 00:00.015 2 19 54 Joe Farre` 00:17.531 1 102.675 00:00.380 00:00.011 2 20 71M Christian McGhee 00:17.533 2 102.664 00:00.382 00:00.002 2 21 27M John Moore 00:17.564 2 102.482 00:00.413 00:00.031 2 22 16 Jacob Gomes 00:17.567 2 102.465 00:00.416 00:00.003 2 23 88 Joey Iest * 00:17.575 2 102.418 00:00.424 00:00.008 2 24 89 Bobby Hodges 00:17.618 1 102.168 00:00.467 00:00.043 2 25 25 Brandon Farrington 00:17.627 2 102.116 00:00.476 00:00.009 2 26 22A Andy Allen 00:17.658 2 101.937 00:00.507 00:00.031 2 27 6F Tyler Fabozzi * 00:17.668 2 101.879 00:00.517 00:00.010 2 28 24 Scott Sanchez 00:17.690 2 101.752 00:00.539 00:00.022 2 29 37 Keith Spangler 00:17.793 1 101.163 00:00.642 00:00.103 2 30 5X Don Zoll, Jr. * 00:18.121 1 99.332 00:00.970 00:00.328 1 31 51T Dean Thompson * --:--:--.--- 0

Three-time and defending Tucson Speedway Champion

Three-time and defending Tucson Speedway (AZ) Super Late Model Champion Brandon Farringtonhas entered the "Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown 200 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame" at Irwindale Speedway. The Tucson, AZ native scored 15 wins in those seasons, within the NASCAR Whelen All American Series [...]