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  1. KCRP: Restarts help lift Richardson to victory in 50-lap feature

    Restarts proved to be the key to victory for Eric Richardson on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park. Richardson got the...

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    Mistake helps Lupton win in K&N Pro Series' Bakersfield 150

    The ninth caution of the night proved costly for Greg Pursley on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park. It came out two...

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    Harvick wins Nationwide race in Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide...

  4. Mayhew looks to keep momentum

    David Mayhew has raced to 19 wins at Kern County Raceway Park since the track opened last season, but the one that got away on May...

  5. POWER HOUR RECAP: 14-year-old 3-time winner joins show

    The youth movement on the Bako Motorsports Power Hour continued on Tuesday as 14-year-old Blaine Perkins of Bakersfield was in...

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    Pounds earns 7th IMCA victory; Richardson sweeps twin 35s

    With his car prepped and ready to head to Boone, Iowa, and the IMCA Super Nationals this week, Brad Pounds jumped into a car...

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    Kiefer leads all 25 laps of Sports Mod feature win at Speedway

    BY MIKE GRIFFITH Californian staff writer
    Saturday, Aug 23 2014 10:36 PM

    Levi Kiefer jumped into the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 25 laps to win his second straight Sports Mod feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.

    Kiefer started on the inside of the second row on the third-mile clay oval, but dove low heading into turn one on the start and came out of turn two with the lead.

    "I knew I had to make that move right off that corner or it was going to be tough to pass," Kiefer said of what turned out to be a winning move. "Once again I have to thank Scott Pounds; he set the car up again tonight."

    Wayne Dotson slowly gained ground on Kiefer as the race went on and was right on his bumper when a caution flew with seven laps to go. But Kiefer powered away on the restart and Dotson...

  2. Kern County Raceway Park: Richardson earns 8th Late Model win of season

    NASCAR CITGO Lubricants Late Model points leader Brian Richardson scored his eighth win of the season to headline an eight division night at Kern County Raceway Park. Richardson charged from seventh on the grid to the lead on lap nine and...

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    RACING NOTES: Motorcycles set for debut at KCRP

    For the first time since opening in early 2013, Kern County Raceway Park will have motorcycles racing at the facility. A Supermoto race will be held Saturday night, along with a regular menu of Late Model, Spec Mod, Mini Stock and Mini...

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    Driver, 9, raises money for charity

    It was a fast-paced Bako Motorsports Hour on Tuesday, highlighted by precocious 9-year-old Chloie Jones. Jones is a Senior Mini Dwarf driver who has fundraised for various charities since she started driving a few years ago. On Saturday...

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    SPEEDWAY: Welch holds on to win Super Street Stock feature

    It took every bit of Lonnie Welch's finely tuned driving skills for him to best Billy Simkins and win the 20-lap Super Street Stock feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. The two drivers went back and forth with each other in a...

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    NASCAR bans drivers from getting out of cars

    BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Even Jimmie Johnson has a temper -- one that was on display long before he became a six-time champion and one of NASCAR's most respected drivers. "I guess the one experience that comes to mind for me in Cup was maybe my...

  7. Jensen in control at Speedway

    With four races left in the championship drive, Lee Jensen is in control of the Sports Mod division at Bakersfield Speedway. Jensen, a veteran with years of experience in a wide range of cars, has won twice and holds a 26-point lead over...

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    Kern County tracks reinforce rules after Stewart accident

    Tuesday's Bako Motorsports Power Hour started with a round-table discussion of the tragic incident Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York, where Tony Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a Sprint Car...

  9. LATE KCRP: Mayhew cruises to Pro Late Model victory

    David Mayhew led all 40 laps to win the Pro Late Model race on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, but the race was not without drama and upset drivers. Dallas Montes challenged Mayhew for most of the race and made contact with...

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    Tony Stewart will not race today at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Watkins Glen International. Just a few hours after telling USA TODAY Sports that Sunday would be "business as usual," and Stewart would race as scheduled, the team has reversed...

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    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track (updated)

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department’s...

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    SPEEDWAY: Johnson first in Hobby Stocks

    The pass for the lead was the easy part for Steven Johnson. Holding onto to first place proved to be much more difficult, but the Bakersfield driver was up to the challenge. Johnson took advantage of late race engine problems by 80-year...

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    KCRP: Weaver earns spot at Legends Nationals with victory

    Bakersfield's Brandon Weaver punched his ticket to the INEX Legends Nationals with a victory on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park. Weaver took the lead on the 19th lap and ran unchallenged the rest of the way in the 30-lap race....

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