Opening of Kern County Raceway pushed back to May 4 due to construction

CEO: Raceway wants to be as 'prepared' as possible

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The planned opening of the Kern County Raceway has been delayed due to construction.

The raceway was scheduled to open on April 20, but according to raceway officials, construction is still not finished.


"We want to be as prepared as possible when we open," CEO and President Charlie Beard said.  "We are confident that this race track will be something the Bakersfield community and racing community can be proud of!"

The county raceway is now scheduled to open on May 4.  

The raceway is located at Interstate 5 and Enos Lane in Bakersfield.  


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