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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 [...]

Cameron Hayley Enters Finale at Vegas

Cameron Hayley Motorsports has been away from oval track racing for the last couple of years, but that hiatus is about to end. Hayley, and the Jefferson Pitts Racing Team, will reunite for the Spears Srl Southwest Tour’s “$10,000 to Win 2018 Season Finale Retro Custom Metals 150 presented [...]

NEW FIVE STAR BODY NOT APPROVED

ABC Body Update The Sanctioning Bodies, Tracks and Special Events listed below would like to inform all asphalt short track Late Model competitors and teams that the Short Track Body being marketed by Five Star Stock Car Bodies (Release Date November 1) has not received approval of the ABC Committee, and [...]

BUSY WEEKEND FOR THORN

  Derek Thorn has multiple goals this coming weekend, when the Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries heads to Kern County Raceway for the "Bulwark Protective Apparel October Classic". His first order of business will be to wrap up his second NASCAR K&N Pro Series Championship, in his last two efforts in [...]

Championship Leader Jeremy Doss

Championship leader Jeremy Doss will lead the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series into Kern County Raceway on October 27 & 28th for the Bulwark FR175 presented by Coleman Powersports. Doss has scored two SRL victories during the season and leads Eric Schmidt by 40 markers with two championship events [...]

FABOZZI ENTERS SHOWDOWN

Anaheim Hills, CA driver Tyler Fabozzi has submitted his entry, for the Fifth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on February 1 and 2. Fabozzi currently sits third, in the Super Late Model Division, at the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 2017 U.S. Legends Track Champion [...]

2019 WINTER SHOWDOWN ENTRY #1

2001 NASCAR Southwest Tour Series Champion Craig Raudman, and Dave Reed Racing, are this year's first entry for the 2019 Winter Showdown, and the first entry from the Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries. Raudman came home with a top-ten finish is last year's edition.

DOSS WINS IN MONTANA

Congratulations to Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Championship Leader Jeremy Doss, for his victory in this weekend's Montana 200 NWSLMS Race #3 at Montana Raceway Park. It was Jeremy's second victory in the last 3 years, at one of the Northwest's most prestigious races. Doss held off Super Late Model [...]

GRACIN RAZ IN AT IRWINDALE

Gracin Dean Raz has made two trips to the Irwindale Event Center, in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Division. This Saturday, July 14, Raz will make not only his first Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series start at the facility, but his first career SRL start. The Lake Oswego, [...]

ROCHA SCORES MADERA PRO LATE WIN

Congratulations to Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Championship contender Blaine Rocha, for his victory in the Madera Speedway RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model race. Rocha led 2018 Winter Showdownparticipant Austin Herzog, and SRL Rookie of the Year Contender Jack Wood, to take his first Madera Speedway Pro Late Model [...]

1,240 Mile Trek

  Logan Bearden is upping the mileage travelled numbers, with his entry into the $10,000 to win, “ Retro Custom Metals 150” at the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Leander, TX driver will make the 1,240 mile trek, to compete with the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series on [...]

NEWS & NOTES: KERN

From Speed51.com... The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series will be visiting Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, CA for the running of the “SPEARS Manufacturing 100 presented by Berchtold Equipment” on April 14.  It will be race number two of nine for the series in 2018.  The series will visit Kern [...]

BUDDY SHEPHERD CASHES IN ON A TOP-5 FINISH IN THE SPEARS SOUTHWEST TOUR SERIES SEASON OPENER AT MADERA SPEEDWAY

Championship Contender off to a Strong Start in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series BAKERSFIELD, CA (March 27, 2018) – The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series kicked the season off this past weekend at Madera Speedway in Central California. This 125 lap season opener provided a stacked 28-car lineup and talents from [...]

SRL Top 10 Countdown, Thorn

Concluding our countdown of the top ten in the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Championship Standings for 2017, we now reach the top of the heap. This driver scored his record breaking fourth SRL Championship, while extending his record number of wins to 32, and fast times to 46. [...]

SRL – Top 10 Countdown, Hodges

Carson City, NV resident Bobby Hodges held down the sixth position in Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Points for 2017. The 2016 Speed51.com"Most Popular Driver Award" winner, for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, participated in eight of the series nine events, finishing with a win at the Irwindale Event [...]

SRL – Top 10 Countdown, Raudman

Craig Raudman may have finished seventh, in the final Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series standings, but entering the final event of the season, at the Bullring @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Raudman had a great shot at the championship runner-up position. Unfortunately, a medical issue prevented the team from [...]

Busch Takes a Bow at Winter Showdown

A decent finish is never good enough for 2015 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch.  Following a top five result in 2017’s Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park (CA), the Las Vegas driver knew that the Kyle Busch Motorsports team would have to do their homework to be in [...]