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18 – Jim Pettit

Age: 47 Hometown: Prunedale, Ca Home_Track: Madera Speedway Car_Number: 18 Chassis: Hamke Years_In_Racing: 28 Car_Owner: Quentin Bammer Crew_Members: Lee Bandetinni, Byron Decker, Ed Garcia, Nick Robfogel, Duane Sharp, Mark Shrader, Derek Soeth, Bobby Thomas, Louie Toledo, Greg Wilson, Ted Yamashiro, George Yawornisky. Family: Jim Pettit I, Patricia Pettit, Tammy Keldsen, Liz Nelson Profession: JP Surplus Salvage AD Sponsors: Moeller Bros., [...]

SRL LEGENDS TOUR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR 2013

  Bakersfield, CA – The 2013 SRL Legends Tour championship season will consist of eleven race dates, at six racetracks, in three different states.  A new twist to the 2013 championship will be that a driver’s best eight finishes, of the eleven scheduled events, will determine the final championship standings [...]

KERN COUNTY RACEWAY PARK TO OPEN NASCAR RACING SCHEDULE IN APRIL

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (January 17, 2013) – The highly anticipated opening of the state-of-the-art Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield will become a reality when NASCAR Whelen All-American Series-sanctioned races hit the track in 2013.  The grand opening race has been scheduled for Saturday night April 20. The half-mile and quarter-mile [...]

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET INFO

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET   The Pleasure of Your Company is Requested Saturday – February 9, 2013   Doors Opens at 11:30 am Lunch Served at 12:00 pm   Awards Presented Top Twenty SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Drivers Top Ten SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Team Owners Top Ten SRL Legends Tour presented by ProCast Products [...]

SRL to SANCTION NEW SERIES in 2013

BAKERSFIELD, CA – The management of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series proudly announced today a new division that will compete under the SRL banner, in 2013, the SRL will organize, officiate and sanction the “SRL S2 Tour Series”. The ‘S2’ is a full-size 108-inch wheelbase, tubular chassis stock car, [...]

SRL S2 TOUR SERIES SET FOR DEBUT in 2013

BAKERSFIELD, CA – The inaugural season for the SRL S2 Tour Series is taking shape for the upcoming season. The S2 Tour Series is a new division that will compete under the SRL banner in 2013 and will feature a companion schedule that will be close to that of [...]

Derek Thorn Wins 2012 SUNOCO Driven Challenge

Bakersfield, CA – At the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series season finale held at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Lakeport, California’s Derek Thorn drove to a third place finish to secure both the SUNOCO Driven Challenge and the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championships. Thorn, who began racing at age [...]

THORN IS CHAMPION – GOMEZ WINS BIG

Bakersfield, CA – The final race of the 2012 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series saw Lakeport’s Derek Thorn win the series title and Twin Falls, Idaho’s Jonathon Gomez win the race and the record $15,000 in prize money that came with the win at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor [...]

ROSEVILLE TO THORN

Bakersfield, CA – Derek Thorn won his sixth SPEARS Southwest Tour Series race of 2012, with his win Saturday night at the “West Coast Transmissions 125” at Roseville’s All-American Speedway. Saturday’s win was Thorn’s third career SPEARS Southwest Tour Series victory at Roseville, which extended his championship point lead to [...]

TWO to GO in SPEARS SOUTHWEST TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Only two races remain before the crowning of the 2012 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series champion.  With the upcoming “West Coast Transmission 125” at All-American Speedway and the November 17th “Sigma Engineering Solutions 154” at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the championship is far from [...]