03/11/20

Bakersfield, CA – The SPEARS Southwest Tour and Modified Series is pleased to announce that Motor City GMC will serve as the title sponsor of the Spears Manufacturing Modified Series race at the 6th Annual Winter Showdown, on Saturday, March 21st at Kern County Raceway.

Motor City GMC, located in Bakersfield, CA, is the #1 volume Buick GMC dealer in California and is a ten-time GMC Dealer of the Year award winner.  They are a long-time SPEARS Southwest Tour Series sponsor, second only to series title sponsor, Spears Manufacturing.

“Motor City, in our 80th year in Kern County, is so proud to be a part of a legendary series, as well as the Winter Showdown.  Please join us in celebrating the rich motorsports history in Kern County by supporting this event.”  stated Motor City GMC’s Chief Operating Officer, John Pitre.

The nationally televised event will be on the same card as the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “Winter Showdown 200”, which draws the top Super Late Model and Tour car drivers in North America, as well as a local fan favorite, the “Super Stock Showdown 40 presented by Visit Bakersfield”.  

The 2020 GMC Sierra – the Official Pace Truck of the SPEARS Southwest Tour and Modified Series will be at the head of the field for all three races scheduled for the 2020 Winter Showdown.

“We’ve been very fortunate over the years to partner with a lot of great companies and Motor City GMC happens to be at the top of the list.  John Pitre has believed in us since the very beginning with both the race series and the Winter Showdown and cannot thank him and the dealership enough for their support.  We look forward to hosting their customers and employees at the 6th Annual Winter Showdown.” stated the Winter Showdown’s Brian Olsen. 

The 6th Annual Winter Showdown, Saturday, March 21st.  Ticket prices are Reserved $25, General Admission $20; Junior (Ages 6 to 15), Seniors (65+) and Active Military $14, Kids Five and under are FREE.  Tickets can be purchased online https://www.kernraceway.com/asphalt-track/fan-info/tickets/ or by calling the Kern County Raceway office at 661-835-1264.