Battle in Bakersfield 2018

Battle In Bakersfield

April 20th - 22nd, Lake Ming (10 miles East of Bakersfield, CA)

This is a Nationally Televised event, and all of the professional categories are here, including the nitro-breathing, 10,000 horsepower, 270 MPH Top Fuel Hydros!

Tickets start at just $10, and a 3-day super saver pass is only $40.

Tickets are available at the gate.

Active Military and Kids 12 & under are free!

Event Schedule:
Friday 8AM-5PM Qualifying
Saturday 8AM-Noon Qualifying
12:30-5PM Eliminations Round 1 for Sportsman and NJBA
Sunday 8AM-Closing Eliminations and Finals
(10:00 AM- Opening Ceremonies and Round 1 of Top Fuel)

A limited number of motorhome spots are available. These are "dry" camps, with no power or water, and do not have a view of the race course. For reservations, contact Debi Julius at

Racers wishing to pre-register for this event should contact Debi Julius at For additional registration info, please call (951) 496-6058

Vendor inquiries should be directed to

Media and Sponsorship Inquiries should be directed to

Want to be a VIP? We are offering a limited number of Top Eliminator Club seats for this event! Package includes VIP parking, premier seating under the big top, catered food, snacks, bottled water, soda, beer and wine, beach games, and drawings for special prizes! Tickets are $60 per day (Saturday and Sunday only) or $100 for the weekend. For info, contact Debi at