Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield

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Kern County Raceway Park is a 0.5-mile (0.80 km) oval speedway located on CA 43 (Enos Lane) just off Interstate 5 in Bakersfield, Kern County, California, United States. Opened in 2013, it was built as a replacement for Mesa Marin Raceway.

Kern County Raceway Park hosts events with NASCAR's Whelen All-American Series along with a K&N Pro Series West race since 2013.
The track has banks of 8° in the straightaways, with 14° paved corners. The track has 5,000 seats for fans, and room to expand to 17,000 seats for various events. It also contains 21 suites in the grandstand along with 18 concession stands.
The property also contains a 0.33-mile (0.53 km) asymmetrical clay oval track, just north of the paved oval. Turns 1-2 are tighter than turns 3-4. The first event for this track was September 4, 2015. Northwest of the track is also a motocross motorcycle track.

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  • Excellent venue for the Spears Southwest Tour. Great view of the track, no matter where to pick. RV Parking available to watch also available. Modern clean easy to get to, right off I-5, 20/30...  more »
  • My family has been going to the track for the last five years. We have been going to the SRL race in February. We have seen some of the finest cars in the country come out to this race. Kyle bush has....  more »
  • Great place to take your family for a lot of fun. Lots of great racing and good food. And it's a short drive for all that fun. 🏁🏁🏁🏁
  • Well managed racing venue. Clean , comfortable seating area. Way out in the hinterlands but worth the trip. Great racing shows. Clean restrooms and good food available.

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