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2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ANNOUNCED

 The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil 2019 Schedule Announced   Bakersfield, CA –The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil is proud to announce its schedule of events for 2019.  The big news for 2019 is the record six nationally televised events on MAVTV.   “We had a record [...]

Schedule for the 5th Annual Winter Showdown:   

Schedule for the 5th Annual Winter Showdown:       Thursday – January 31st:        Optional Day for Super Late Models & Super Stocks No Mods. 10:00am                                   Winter Showdown Super Late Model Pit Gates – Registration 10:00am                                   Super Late Model Showdown Parking - No unloading until given the okay.                                                 All Super Late Model Winter Showdown [...]

51FIFTY ENERGY DRINK RETURNS TO SPONSOR WINTER SHOWDOWN OPENING NIGHT

51FIFTY ENERGY DRINK RETURNS TO SPONSOR WINTER SHOWDOWN OPENING NIGHT   Bakersfield, CA – For the fifth straight year, 51FIFTY Energy Drink will present opening night of the $150,000 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway.   The Friday, February 1st“51FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night” will feature a full night of racing [...]

Two-Time Winter Showdown Winner

Two-Time Kern County Raceway Winter Showdown Winner Bubba Pollard is short track racing's blue-collar, Hall of Fame-bound superstar Read more: https://autoweek.com/article/other-motorsports/bubba-pollard-short-track-racings-blue-collar-hall-fame-bound-living#ixzz5bfN44vYi  

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.   The kickoff off to this new partnership will begin at the Fifth Annual Winter Showdown on February 1-2, at Kern Country Raceway.  TMI will serve as the [...]

MAVTV TO AIR SRL FINALE on JANUARY 8th

Check out MAVTV's coverage of the Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries "Season Finale Retro Custom Metals 150 presented by Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse San Dimas" from the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The broadcast will air on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. This clip shows one of several lead exchanges between 2018 champion Jeremy Doss, and 2017 [...]

MAVTV Returns to Televise 2019 Winter Showdown

MAVTV Returns to Televise 2019 Winter Showdown  Bakersfield, CA – MAVTV will be on hand to once again to nationally televise the upcoming “Winter Showdown” at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California. The $150,000.00 Winter Showdown for Super Late Models is billed as the “Nation’s Richest Short Track Race,” with top [...]

NOAH GRAGSON WINS 51st SNOWBALL DERBY

The 20-year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada held off Ty Majeski on a restart with six laps to go on Sunday to deliver back-to-back Snowball Derby victories for Kyle Busch Motorsports in his final start for the team.  SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship drivers Jeremy Doss and Derek Thorn finished [...]

ABC BODY (APPROVED-BODY-CONFIGURATION) SERIES LEADERS DETAILED STATEMENT IN REGARD TO ABC BODY STATUS

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     ABC BODY (APPROVED-BODY-CONFIGURATION) SERIES LEADERS DETAILED STATEMENT IN REGARD TO ABC BODY (APPROVED-BODY-CONFIGURATION) STATUS   (December 4, 2019) – Track, sanctioning bodies and series leaders, that deal specifically with the ABC Body (Approved-Body-Configuration) as the ABC Committee have assembled the following in regard to any previously published information in [...]

TICKETS FOR AMERICA’S RICHEST SHORT TRACK RACE ON SALE

RACE FANS GET READY!!!  Tickets for the 5thAnnual Winter Showdown will be available online at   http://www.kernraceway.com/2019wintershowdowntickets starting this Friday, November 30th starting at 10 am.  Race fans can also call the Kern County Raceway office at 661-835-1264 to purchase by phone. This two-day event, February 1-2, 2019, features the best [...]

FLORIDA’S STEPHEN NASSE ENTERS SHOWDOWN

Fresh off his "Mobile 300" victory on October 28th, Florida's Stephen Nasse has submitted his entry for the 2019 Winter Showdown. Nasse has been one of the Southwest's hottest Super Late Model drivers in 2018.  Nasse started 2018 by winning the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing Championship at [...]