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Thirkettle Gets Redemption at Home Track in Spears Modified Series Action Giannini Scores Title

  Bakersfield, CA - Travis Thirkettle came to Irwindale Speedway (CA) with one thing on his mind, redemption. Thirkettle had crossed the line first at the “October Classic” at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) three weeks ago, but failed post-race inspection, wiping out win number six of the season. Saturday [...]

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Irwindale Schedule for November 11 and 12

Schedule of Events November 11-12, 2022   Friday Credentials / Pit Gates Open                                                                     1:00pm PRACTICE Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          3:30pm – 4:00pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                                   4:00pm – 4:30pm SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            4:30pm – 5:00pm Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          5:00pm – 5:30pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                                   5:30pm – 6:10pm SPEARS SRL Pro [...]

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Championship Leader Giannini Gets October Classic Win

Championship Leader Giannini Gets October Classic Win After Disqualification Bakersfield, CA - In a surprising turn of events, Spears Modified Series championship leader Jaron Giannini was declared the winner of the “Visit Bakersfield 60” at Kern County Raceway Park Saturday night, after both first and third place finishers Travis Thirkettle [...]

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Holly Clark will make the long trip from Colorado

Holly Clark will make the long trip from Colorado Springs, CO in her Rocky Mountain Cycle Plaza, Afco Racing Products Modified to compete in the "Factory Canopies 60 presented by General Tire" at Irwindale Speedway. Clark was the PFC Brakes "Zero Drag Fast Time Award" winner the last time [...]

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NO PRACTICE THIS THURSDAY AT IRWINDALE

NO PRACTICE THIS THURSDAY AT IRWINDALE: Due to schedule issues with a film shoot at Irwindale Speedway this Thursday, there will be “No Testing on Thursday”. If your team needs to drop their rig at the track on Thursday, you can do so, but you must contact Ricky Brooks in advance [...]

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2023 DATE SET FOR ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2023 DATE SET FOR CALIFORNIA’S ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN   (September 8, 2022) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway is pleased to announce that on January 21, 2023, the ‘All-Star Showdown’ will return to Irwindale Speedway.    The weekend will be the opening event of the season for all four of the SRL’s race [...]

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SRL – Irwindale Speedway Schedule for September 16 & 17

Schedule of Events September 16th & 17th, 2022   Friday Credentials / Pit Gates Open                                                                     1:00pm PRACTICE SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            3:30pm – 4:00pm Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          4:00pm – 4:30pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                                   4:30pm – 5:10pm SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            5:10pm – 5:40pm Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          [...]

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Irwindale Hotel Information

Courtyard by Marriott - 4 mi to Speedway   14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center  Baldwin Park, CA 91706    (626) 962-6000 Rate:   $109.99   Group:            SPEARS SW Tour Series  Cutoff: September 5, 2022     Book your group rate for Spears SW Tour Series Racing

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Irwindale Schedule for May 20th & 21st – Revised

Schedule of Events May 20th & 21st, 2022   Friday Credentials / Pit Gates Open                                                                     1:00pm PRACTICE SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            3:30pm – 4:00pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                                   4:00pm – 4:40pm Spears Manufacturing Modified Series                                                          4:40pm – 5:10pm SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series                                                            5:10pm – 5:30pm SPEARS Southwest Tour Series                                                       [...]

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Thirkettle Notches Winter Showdown Win

Travis Thirkettle dominated the Spears Modified Series “Cox Petroleum 60” by jumping to the lead from the outside front row on lap 1 holding off Sam Jacks and then championship leader Jaron Giannini to score the $2,000 victory. Giannini came home second after battling back and forth with Sam [...]

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7th Annual Winter Showdown 100 News and Notes

  Event: The Seventh Annual “Winter Showdown” will take place at Kern County Raceway Park (CA) on April 2, 2022. The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Super Late Models will compete for a $10,000 payday. The SPEARS Pro Late Model Series presented by Sigma Performance Services will contend for a [...]

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UPDATES and REMINDERS:  Kern County Raceway

UPDATES and REMINDERS:  Kern County Raceway   RACE FORMAT: Heats Races (8 laps each) will set the Main Event Starting Line-ups: Top (8) qualifiers will redraw to set the lineup for Heat #1 in each division, the finishing order of Heat #1 will then determine the top (8) main event starting [...]

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WINTER SHOWDOWN AT KERN COUNTY RACEWAY

Bakersfield, CA (March 10, 2022) – The 7th annual Winter Showdown is set for April 2nd at Kern County Raceway.  The event will feature the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series, the SPEARS SRL Pro Late Model Series and the SPEARS Modifieds.   A unique format for all three series will feature [...]

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Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway

Bakersfield, CA (March 10, 2022) – The 7th Annual Winter Showdown is set for April 2nd at Kern County Raceway.  The event will feature the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series, the SPEARS Pro Late Model Series presented by SPS and the SPEARS Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil. A unique [...]

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