Bakersfield’s Budweiser Nationals boasts Oct. 9, 10 $1,500 to win IMCA Modified features 

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Two $1,500 to win features for Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds are on tap at Bakersfield Speedway’s 30th annual Budweiser Nationals Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10.

Both 40-lap features are 2016 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events and pay a minimum of $100 to start.

Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods begin qualifying on Friday. They’ll also race for $1,500 to win, and a minimum of $60 to start, on Saturday.

Tow money is $40 for Modifieds and $25 for Northern SportMods. RACEceivers and transponders are required for both divisions; sound must be below 95 DB at 100 feet.

Car and driver is $90 each night for the Modifieds, $105 for both days for the SportMods and $150 to start in the rear for Saturday qualifying only. Pit passes are $40.

Pit gates open at noon both days, pre-race tech starts at 12:15 p.m., pit gates open at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m.

Spectator admission on Friday is $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and military and $6 for kids ages 6-12. Saturday admission is $10 for adults, $16 for seniors and military and $8 for kids.

Youngsters five and under get in free to the grandstand both days. Camping and parking are free Friday and Saturday.

Bobby Hogge IV won both Modified events at last year’s Bud Nationals. Tina Pounds was the Northern SportMod winner.

Two hundred-plus cars and 500-plus laps of racing in five divisions are on the weekend’s race program. A total purse of $60,000 will be paid out.

More information is available at the website or by calling 661 393-3373

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