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SRL Announces It’s Southwest Tour 2024 Race Dates

SRL Announces It’s Southwest Tour 2024 Race Dates   Bakersfield, CA – The SRL proudly announces its schedules for its SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series and Spears Manufacturing Modified Series for 2024.   All four SRL race divisions, including the SRL National Super Late Model Tour will begin [...]

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New host hotel for our Irwindale Speedway events

We have changed host hotels for our Irwindale Speedway events.  Please see the information below for the All Star Showdown Host Hotel.  This property is 4 miles from the racetrack and is walking distance to wide selection of restaurants.   Hampton Inn - Arcadia 311 E. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA  91006   626-574-5600    Rate:      [...]

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Congratulations to Stephen Brucker

Congratulations to Stephen Brucker for earning the Spears Modified Series Rookie-of-the-Year title in 2023. Brucker finished with four top-five finishes in seven starts, finishing all in the top-10. Brucker finished off his season with a career best second in the October Classic at Kern County Raceway Park.

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All-Star Showdown at Irwindale Speedway 2024 Event Date

  Bakersfield, CA (October 17, 2023) – The 2024 “All-Star Showdown” at Irwindale Speedway will take place on Saturday, January 13th, 2024.  This event will feature the SRL National/SPEARS Southwest Tour Series for Super Late Models, SPEARS Manufacturing Modified Series, and the SPEARS Pro Late Model Series.   Mark your calendars for [...]

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Motor City GMC Racer Loyalty Bonus

Attention SPEARS Modified Series and SPEARS Pro Late Model Series Drivers, REMINDER:  For the upcoming race at Kern County Raceway on Sunday, October 15th, longtime series sponsor Motor City GMC is thanking those that support them.  If you have purchased a 602-crate motor from Motor City GMC in the last [...]

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Congratulations to Travis Thirkettle

Congratulations to Travis Thirkettle, who after winning the "Fytron Software LLC 60" for the Spears Modified Series, can clinch the series championship by simply starting the season finale October Classic at Kern County Raceway Park. If Thirkettle can win at Kern, he would become the first driver to sweep [...]

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Kern County Raceway Schedule for 35th annual October Classic

Saturday, October 14th, 2023 – Practice Day 1:30 – 3:00pm                                                            Team Owner’s Meeting Pros 1:30-2pm, Mods 2-2:30pm, SLM 2:30-3:00pm at KCRP Main Office   3:00pm                                                  Pit Gates Open (Lift gates remain closed until directed) 4:15 – 4:30pm                                       SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series  4:30– 4:45pm                                        Spears Manufacturing Modified Series 4:45 – 5:15pm                                       [...]

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