UPDATES and REMINDERS, October 9th, 2020

 Pro Late Models





FRIDAY of RACE WEEKEND – The Pro Late Models, Super Stocks and the Spears Manufacturing Modified Series teams are welcome to an Open Practice on Friday, October 23rd, Gates at 1pm, Practice from 2pm to 6pm.  $150/car.  No pit pass required on Friday.  Reserve your spot.


PARKING REQUESTS – If you have any special parking requests, you must let us know no later than end of day Tuesday of race week. 


RESERVE FUEL for WEEKEND – There will be a record number of cars at the “October Classic” at Kern County Raceway, please respond to this email by Tuesday of race week to reserve your fuel for the weekend. SUNOCO 110 or E85


HOOSIER – You can pre-order your tires from Hoosier Tire West at 559-485-4612 and your tires will be waiting for you when you arrive.  Hoosier Tire West has a big task of servicing all the teams that will be at the “October Classic”, if possible, get your wheels to Hoosier Tire West next week, and they can pull and mount your tires ahead of arriving to the track.  Hoosier will have a large inventory of tires at the track on race day, Saturday.


RACE PROCEDURES for the “October Classic – All divisions under the guidance of Kern County Raceway or the SRL on the “October Classic” weekend will compete under the same set of race procedures. 



  • Single car qualifying on Saturday, with re-draw for the top eight to set the field. Qualifying order will be based on practice speeds, cars will be impounded after qualifying.
  • Sunday’s line up will be set by Saturday’s race finishing order, with re-draw for the top eight to set the field.
  • Race Distance: 60 Laps (Each Day)
  • Half-way Break at, or around Lap 30
  • 10-minute Break – adjustments and fuel. Must have a Fire Extinguisher to add fuel.
  • Caution laps do not count.



PRO LATE MODEL TIRES – You can use a different set of tires for each main event (Saturday and Sunday) if you choose to do so.


BACK WINDOW SUPPORTS – Be sure the back window is properly supported to not collapse under pressure at speed.



Two-Day Pit Pass – $80/each

Saturday – $50/each

Sunday – $50/each


TRACKSIDE RV/TAILGATE VIEWING – Trackside RV/Tailgate Viewing Spaces will be available to watch the races at $300 each for one day Saturday or Sunday only, $400 for both days, trucks/cars can park in the RV spots to tailgate, maximum 10 people per space – everyone must have the appropriate armband. 

Trackside RV/Tailgate Viewing Spaces are limited and must be reserved and paid in advance. No grandstand seating. Bring your own food and beverages. Reply to this email to Reserve Your Spot – Include in your reply: Name, email address, cell number, RV or Personal vehicle.  Four RV spots are still available and three Tail Gate spots.


Currently – Spectator tickets will not be available for the Kern County Raceway event.


Thank you for being part of the “October Classic” at Kern County Raceway !


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