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Divisions


NASCAR Late Models

Late model race cars are the highest class of local stock car racing vehicles at many race tracks in the United States and Canada. Some regional and lower national-level series race in late models. Varieties of late models (ranked from highest vehicle performance to lowest) include super late models, late models, and limited late models. Some series require crate motors to be utilized by racecars under their sanction, which often utilize GM 604 engines.

NASCAR Super Stocks

The NASCAR Super Stocks are Kern County Raceway’s fastest growing division. You’ll see a couple different styles of cars in this division. The more traditional steel bodied race cars that were once street cars, to the pupose built slick bodied race cars, similar in looks to the late models. The most popular engine for this division is the GM 602 crate. The NASCAR Super Stocks run the Hoosier 970 Tire.

NASCAR Spec Mods

The NASCAR Modified Division is an open wheel division designed to be an opportunity for drivers to get some great half mile race experience while helping keep costs affordable for the race teams. The majority of these cars began their lives as dirt modifieds, that have been converted to run on the asphalt. This division also utilizes the GM 602 Crate Engine and the Hoosier 970 Tire.

NASCAR Hot Stocks

Hot Stocks are Kern County Raceway’s newest division. Full steel-body race cars, most of which got there start on local dirt tracks have been converted to race on the asphalt quarter-mile at KCRP. This exciting division is made up of veteran drivers and up-and-comers. If your a fan of the grass roots, rubbing is racing, Saturday night short track action, this division is for you!!  

INEX Legends

5/8 Scale versions of 1930’s and  40’s “Hard Tops”. Motorcycle powered motors with a lightweight chassis make this class one of the most competitive and exciting divisions to watch at KCRP

INEX Bandoleros

A class of racing for our future superstars. Every chassis is made the same, every car has the same Briggs & Stratton motors. The only thing different with the other cars are the drivers, colors and numbers. A highly competitive division of racing and a great way for younger racers to break into the sport.

Sr. Mini Dwarfs

“The Future Stars of Racing” begin their careers in the Mini Dwarf Class. This division broken into 2 sub-divisions, JR’s (5 to 8 year olds) & SR’s (9 to 13 year olds). These young racers battle it out on Kern County Raceway’s eighth mile track in a wide variety of chassis designs based on full sized Dwarf, Hobby Stock, and Sprint cars. They utilize a single cylinder briggs and stratton style engine. The top three in each division are awrded trophies on race nights and race for an end of the year championship.

Jr. Mini Dwarfs

“The Future Stars of Racing” begin their careers in the Mini Dwarf Class. This division broken into 2 sub-divisions, JR’s (5 to 8 year olds) & SR’s (9 to 13 year olds). These young racers battle it out on Kern County Raceway’s eighth mile track in a wide variety of chassis designs based on full sized Dwarf, Hobby Stock, and Sprint cars. They utilize a single cylinder briggs and stratton style engine. The top three in each division are awrded trophies on race nights and race for an end of the year championship.

Skid Plate Cars

One the most exciting, fun and crazy divisions to watch and drive at Kern County Raceway. Take a front wheel drive, 4-Cylinder passenger car, make it safe, remove the rear tires and replace them with steel plates that the cars slide around on and you get a Skid Plate Car! If you have never seen these cars race before, you have got to check it out! For more info on the skid plate cars, call the Kern County Raceway office Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm at 661-835-1264

Spears Southwest Tour

Celebrating its nineteenth season in 2019, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series is a regional stock car series competing on paved ovals in the southwestern portion of the U.S. “The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series…Where the Champions Race”. The Spears Southwest Tour Series makes two regular season stops at Kern County Raceway as part of the tracks marquee events including the Bulwark FR All American Saturday Night/Salute to America Fireworks Spectacular in July and The Bulwark FR October Classic. In addition to that, the series also hosts the “Winter Showdown” The Richest Short Track Race in the Nation at KCRP in early February.

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