Grand Opening for Kern County Raceway Park pushed back again

New opening date scheduled for May 18th

The Kern County Raceway Park's opening date has been pushed back for a second time.

Raceway officials have announced the park will now have its grand opening on May 18th.

The date will also serve as NASCAR's return to Bakersfield.

The park's original opening date of April 20th was pushed back to May 4th before the latest change.

May 4th is now expected to serve as Fan Appreciation Day, with free admission to the grandstand to watch a NASCAR series practice.

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