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Pagenaud Find Victory Lane In The Desert

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Pagenaud Dominates at Phoenix to Collect First Oval Win Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIE MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO AVONDALE, Arizona –April 30, 2017- In his eighth Indy car season and 105th race, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud found victory lane on an oval. By taking the checkered flag in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway, Pagenaud (No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet) scored his 10th career Indy car win and the 189th in the illustrious history of Team Penske. Pagenaud’s teammate Will Power (No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet) followed the Frenchman…

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Santos Rules Copper Classic Return To Phoenix

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SANTOS SAVORS VICTORY IN SILVER CROWN RETURN TO PHOENIX Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: AL STEINBURG / USAC SERIES PHOTO Phoenix, Arizona- April 30, 2017- It had been eight years since the United States Auto Club competed at Phoenix Raceway.  Since then, the track has been slightly reconfigured, repaved and renovated. On Saturday, to Bobby Santos, it was still the same Phoenix Raceway he knew and loved back in 2009 when he raced to a USAC National Midget victory at the one-mile tri-oval. In his return, Santos used his experience and bravado to outduel David…

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PHOENIX COPPER CUP FIELD SHOWCASES VETERANS & FIRST-TIMERS CAPABLE OF WINNING

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PHOENIX COPPER CUP FIELD SHOWCASES VETERANS & FIRST-TIMERS CAPABLE OF WINNING Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photo By: Sean Cavanaugh/USAC Racing An eight-year gap since the most recent appearance for the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series at Phoenix Raceway provides an intriguing array of experience differential between each of the competitors. Among the varying degrees of experience for each of the 18 competitors at the one-mile tri-oval, a past Phoenix Silver Crown winner is not among the lineup. On one end, there are National champions and Phoenix race winners. On the other end of the spectrum, there are drivers…

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8 YEARS IN THE MAKING, USAC SILVER CROWN IS BACK AT PHOENIX

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8 YEARS IN THE MAKING, USAC SILVER CROWN IS BACK AT PHOENIX RACEWAY THIS FRI.-SAT. Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC The journey to Phoenix Raceway is a trail that has been journeyed numerous times throughout USAC's illustrious history. A.J. Foyt christened the new mile track back in 1964 and, from there on, visits by USAC's premier series to Phoenix became an annual can't-miss-event in which fans and teams from all over annually migrated to the southwest for a weekend of speed. From 1987 through 2009, the USAC Silver Crown series put on race after memorable race,…

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‘Blackjack’ Brian Brown Returns to Victory Lane at Cocopah Speedway

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Browns First World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory In Three Years Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SOMERTON, AZ - April 8, 2017 - Brian Brown ousted the field in the Yuma Valley Showdown at Cocopah Speedway for his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win in over three years. It was a race where track position was key and Brown had just that by starting on the pole of the 30-lap Feature event. Donny Schatz grabbed his tenth top-five of the season with a runner-up finish. By…

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Coocoo for Cocopah

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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invade Cocopah Speedway For The First Time Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - March 24, 2017 - As the Kickoff Tour winds down, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will kick the dust up for the first time at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, AZ on Friday, April 7, wrapping up the two-night swing at Arizona Speedway on Saturday, April 8. "It's pretty awesome to have an Outlaw event at Cocopah," said Tom Dalen, General Manager of Cocopah Speedway. "I grew up watching the…

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‘How Sweet It Is’ Newman Ends Winless Drought

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Ryan Newman Breaks Drought With Late-Race Strategy At Phoenix Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. –March 20, 2017-  When the winner of Sunday’s Camping World 500 was announced, officials might have thought for a moment that they got the wrong envelope, a la Warren Beatty at the Oscars. But, no, there was no mistake. Ryan Newman was the unexpected winner of the fourth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season after a late caution gave his No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team the chance to break a drought…

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Hamilton Family Aims For USAC History At PIR

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Davey Hamilton Sr. and Davey Hamilton Jr. Will Race Against Each Other When the USAC Silver Crown Series Returns to Phoenix Int’l Raceway in April. Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES EDIA Photos By: JEREMEY RHOADES / RACERSGUIDE PHOTO STAFF  INDIANAPOLIS  IND.- February 18, 2017-  Davey Hamilton Sr. and Davey Hamilton Jr. will look to become just the fifth father-son duo to compete against each other in a USAC Silver Crown Series race on April 29 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway during the Phoenix Copper Cup. At Phoenix the Hamiltons will pilot team cars for the Fred Gormly/RPM Auto Enterprise team,…

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Bobby Pierce Goes Back To Back In Arizona

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Scores Second Straight Wild West Shootout Victory Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT MEDIA Photos By: MIKE RUEFER / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT PHOTO QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. —January 9, 2017-  Bobby Pierce picked off his second win in as many rounds of 11th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts action by racing to victory lane in Sunday night’s 30-lap dirt late model feature at the Arizona Speedway. After wiring the field in Saturday night’s opener, Pierce had to work for Sunday’s $5,000 score, taking command on a lap-15 restart and leading the rest of…

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LUCKY NUMBER THIRTEEN FOR BALLOU ON WESTERN WORLD OPENING NIGHT

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] LUCKY NUMBER THIRTEEN FOR BALLOU ON WESTERN WORLD OPENING NIGHT Tucson, Arizona.......The dream season for Robert Ballou continued on Thursday night at USA Raceway on the first night of the "Western World Championships." His drive on this night from 14th to win was his biggest charge of the year en route to a win, making it 13 AMSOIL National Sprint Car victories on the season to tie J.J. Yeley's incredible 2003 season for the second-most in history. "It's definitely been a fun season. I have to thank the people who got me going: my parents and then when they…

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Victory For Wofford With ASCS Southwest At Arizona Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Victory For Wofford With ASCS Southwest At Arizona Speedway QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 7, 2015) Enjoying the spoils of victory yet again, New Mexico’s Lorne Wofford parked the MTS No. 18 in Victory Lane with the ASCS Southwest Region, topping the series season finale at the Arizona Speedway. Career win No. 7 with the Southwest Region, Lorne peddled from third for the $2,000 score in the Rip’s NAPA Auto Parts Showdown. Victory number two of the season with the ASCS Southwest Region, Wofford was chased to the line by J.T. Imperial with Bob Ream, Jr. clawing through the…

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ASCS Southwest Takes on The Arizona Speedway in 2015 Finale

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] ASCS Southwest Takes on The Arizona Speedway in 2015 Finale TULSA, Okla. (November 3, 2015) The Southwest Region of the American Sprint Car Series has one last outing to settle the 2015 season championship with the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. hosting the series finale on Saturday, November 7 in the $2,000 to win Rip’s NAPA Auto Parts Showdown. Adding his 11th top-five finish of the season to his resume this past weekend at the Cocopah Speedway, New Mexico’s Rick Ziehl carries a 45 point advantage into the weekend over Bob Ream, Jr. Still within a mathematical…

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Lorne Wofford Snatches Up ASCS Southwest Victory at Cocopah

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Lorne Wofford Snatches Up ASCS Southwest Victory at Cocopah SOMERTON, Ariz. (October 31, 2015) Leading from the drop of the green, Washington’s Jake Helsel looked to be on his way to collecting his first ASCS Southwest Regional triumph, but New Mexico’s Lorne Wofford proved to be Halloween’s proverbial “Bag Snatcher”; taking the top spot off the final turn of the night’s 25 lap A-Feature at the Cocopah Speedway. Making the redraw only to pull the eighth starting spot, Wofford was masterful around the three-eighths mile oval for his sixth career ASCS Southwest triumph. Jake Helsel crossed second with…

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Zomer Zooms at the Arizona Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Zomer Zooms at the Arizona Speedway QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (October 10, 2015) The trip to Arizona was worth the miles for Dusty Zomer as the Buffalo Wild Wings No. 82 topped action at the Arizona Speedway for his third win of the season with the ASCS Southwest Region. Taking off from the outside of the front row, Zomer was chased to the line by eighth starting Bob Ream, Jr. with James Mosher in tow. Ryan Linder and Lance Norick completed the top-five. Lance Norick was sixth with Casey Buckman seventh. J.T. Imperial crossed seventh from 11th with Perry…

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Bob Ream, Jr. Tops ASCS Southwest at Arizona Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bob Ream, Jr. Tops ASCS Southwest at Arizona Speedway QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (August 29, 2015) For the third time in 2015, the Invision Auto Body No. 8 driven by Bob Ream, Jr. made the trip to Victory Lane with the ASCS Southwest Region. Bob’s second win in as many starts, and second this season at the Arizona Speedway, Ream collected $1,500 thanks to Desert RV Parts and Service. Taking off from the runner-up spot, the Service Launch No. 8 was chased to the line by Rick Ziehl who charged from eighth in the Lucas Oil Products No. 20z.…

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Bob Ream, Jr. Charges to ASCS Southwest Victory at CSP

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] PEORIA, Ariz. (August 15, 2015) For the second time in 2015, and fifth time in his career, Phoenix, Arizona’s Bob Ream, Jr. parked his No. 8 machine in Victory Lane with the ASCS Southwest Region, doing so at the Canyon Speedway Park this past Saturday. Taking the green from seventh, Ream was one of three leaders in the night’s 25 lap feature event, taking over the top spot following a restart on Lap 21 from Lance Norick who had led laps 13-20 after working past early race leader, Billy Chester. Ream was also the SpeedMart Hard Charger…

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PEORIA USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RESULTS

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: August 1, 2015 - Peoria, Arizona  - Canyon Speedway Park - "Allscapes Back to School Night"   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 2. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michael), 3. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 4. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 5. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 7. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 2. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 3. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 5. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 6.…

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TUCSON USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS (JUNE 27, 2015)

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: June 27, 2015 - Tucson, Arizona - USA Raceway - "Hot Summer Nights"   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Ronnie Clark (#6 Clark), 3. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 4. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 5. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 6. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Stevie Sussex (#13S Gile), 2. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 3. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 4. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 5. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 6. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko). NT   THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bruce St. James…

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PEORIA USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: June 20, 2015 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - "Father's Day Classic"   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 2. Stevie Sussex (#13S Gile), 3. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 4. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 5. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 6. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 5. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 6. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 7.…

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QUEEN CREEK USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RESULTS

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2015 - Queen Creek, Arizona - Arizona Speedway   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 5. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 2. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 3. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 4. Stevie Sussex (#13S Gile), 5. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 6. Robert King Jr., (#7S King), 7. Koty McGullam (#44K McGullam). NT   THIRD HEAT:…

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Casey Buckman Tops ASCS Southwest at Arizona Speedway

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Casey Buckman Tops ASCS Southwest at Arizona Speedway QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (June 6, 2015) The ASCS Southwest Region blew into the Arizona Speedway on Saturday night with Casey Buckman notching his second career regional victory. Wining from fourth, Buckman was chased to the stripe by Lance Norick, who edged out Alex Pettas at the line for the silver position. Derek Sell and Rick Ziehl completed the top-five. Bob Ream, Jr., Lorne Wofford, Ryan Linder, Kyle Danielson, and Glen Brace made up the top-ten. ASCS Southwest Region competition picks up again at the El Paso Speedway Park in El Paso, Texas…

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ASCS Southwest Returns to Arizona Speedway

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ASCS Southwest Returns to Arizona Speedway TULSA, Okla. (June 3, 2015) Back to the three-eighths mile Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. on Saturday, June 6 for the ASCS Southwest Region with a $1,500 check awaiting the winner thanks to Aamco Transmissions. Round three for the Southwest Region at the Arizona Speedway, Bob Ream, Jr. came back from destroying a car in the rained shortened event on April 25 to victory on May 9. Ream, who enters this Saturday’s showdown third in tour standings, trails series points leader, Rick Ziehl, by 103.. The only driver with seven top-ten finishes in…

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USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS

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Tuesday night's "Jesse Hockett Classic" at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. kicks off the 2015 "Eastern Storm" for the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars. READ MORE... USAC HONDA NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP  NEWS The Honda USAC National Midget Series resumes June 10 as the 2015 "Indiana Midget Week" gets underway at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway. READ MORE... USAC HONDA WESTERN MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP  NEWS Cody Swanson of Norco, Calif. is the new leader in the 2015 Honda USAC Western Midget points after his third-place finish in last Saturday night's 30-lap feature at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. He takes a 14-point…

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Rick Ziehl Tops ASCS Southwest at Central Arizona

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CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (May 30, 2015) For the third time in 2015, Rick Ziehl parked the Lucas Oil No. 20z in Victory Lane, backing up his performance in the 2015 season opener at the Central Arizona Speedway on Saturday night for the New Mexico racing veteran’s 26th series victory. Lance Norick crossed second with Casey Buckman, Ryan Linder, and Joshua Williams completing the top-five. Bob Ream, Jr. from 16th to sixth with Tyler Seavey, Kayelen Verville, Derek Sell, and Alex Pettas making up the top-ten. The ASCS Southwest Region heads for Texas on Friday, June 26 at the El Paso…

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Peoria USAC Southwest Sprint Race Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 23, 2015 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - "Salute to Indy"   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 2. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber), 5. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 7. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 8. Mark Morin (#28 Morin). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 2. Michael Curtis (Turner/Wheeler), 3. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 4. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 5. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 6. Dennis Gile (#13…

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ASCS Southwest Headlines at Central Arizona Speedway

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ASCS Southwest Headlines at Central Arizona Speedway TULSA, Okla. (May 27, 2015) Round eight on the 2015 season for the ASCS Southwest Region sees the series return to the Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Ariz. on Saturday, May 30 with drivers vying for a $1,500 payday thanks to Torco Fuels. The series second of three scheduled stops at the Arizona oval, the first round of competition served as the Southwest Region’s season opener on February 14 with New Mexico’s Rick Ziehl picking up the win over Lorne Wofford and Billy Chester. Leading regional standings going into the Saturday affair,…

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Redemption for Ream at Arizona Speedway

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Redemption for Ream at Arizona Speedway QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (May 9, 2015) The last time Bob Ream, Jr. strapped into his Service Launch No. 8 at the Arizona Speedway, he found himself sitting outside the first turn after a nearly straight-a-way long flip at the start of the A-Feature with the ASCS Southwest Region. Fast forward two weeks and Ream’s flight plan was much smoother as the Glendale, Ariz. shoe took off from the high-side of the front row to lead flag-to-flag for his fourth career ASCS Southwest Regional victory and first of the 2015 season. Rick Ziehl moved up…

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Inde Motorsports Park

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 9301 W. Airport Road, Wilcox, Arizona 85643 Phone # 520-384-0796 Track Length 2.75 Mile Mile Surface Paved Shape Road Course Divisions Raced Club Website www.indemotorsports.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Arizona Motorsports Park

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 15402 W. Camelback Road, Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340 Phone # 602-622-0035 Track Length 2.26 Mile Mile Surface Paved Shape Road Course Divisions Raced Local Racing Clubs, Motorcycles Website www.arizonamotorsportspark.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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ASCS Southwest Returning to Arizona Speedway

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TULSA, Okla. (May 6, 2015) Round seven of the 2015 season for the ASCS Southwest Region is set for this Saturday, May 9 at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. for a Mother’s Day Weekend celebration. Last taking on the three-eighths mile oval on April 25, the A-Feature was unfortunately cut short by rain, but had a silver lining when promoter, Jonah Tussel, paid the night’s purse based on the A-Feature starting lineup. Looking to get all 25 laps in the books this Saturday, Rick Ziehl continues to show the way with the southwest arm of the ASCS Nation,…

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Southwest Eyes Queen Creek May 16

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Defending two-time USAC Southwest Sprint Car Champion R.J. Johnson will try to set a series record May 16 when the series returns to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. He is on a streak of four consecutive victories and could become the first driver to win five in a row.   Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., won Saturday night's 5th Annual "Canyon Clash" at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. Wheeling the Michaels entry, he took the lead with four laps remaining and led to the flag to beat Josh Pelkey, Mike Colegrove, Brian Hosford and Dalten Gabbard.   The win…

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Peoria USAC Southwest Sprint Car Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 2, 2015 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - 5th Annual "Canyon Clash"   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 2. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 3. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 4. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 5. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 6. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 7. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Brian Hosford, (#22B Weber), 2. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 3. Stevie Sussex (#13S Sussex), 4. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 5. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop),…

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Southwest Sprints Resume at Canyon Saturday

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R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. continues his pursuit of a second consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car championship this Saturday when the series returns to Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. for the 5th Annual "Canyon Clash."Johnson has been nothing short of spectacular the past two years, boosting his all-time Arizona USAC feature win total to 21. He has won the last three series features, including the March 28 "Hank Arnold Memorial" at Canyon and he enjoys a 37-point lead over Charles Davis Jr. in the latest series points. Nobody has won four straight Arizona features since Johnson did it in…

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Southwest Sprints Ready for May 2 at Canyon; Johnson Again #1 in Arizona Speedway 30-Lapper

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R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumes May 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria.   Johnson won Saturday night's 30-lap "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway after a battle with Stevie Sussex, who led 17 of the 30 laps. Johnson led the final nine to beat Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins and Charles Davis Jr. for the win.   A dozen of Johnson's Arizona…

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Southwest Sprints Ready for May 2 at Canyon; Johnson Again #1 in Arizona Speedway 30-Lapper

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R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumesMay 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria. Johnson won Saturday night's 30-lap "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway after a battle with Stevie Sussex, who led 17 of the 30 laps. Johnson led the final nine to beat Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins and Charles Davis Jr. for the win. A dozen of Johnson's Arizona victories have come…

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Southwest Sprints at Queen Creek Saturday; Vander Weerd Tops at Santa Maria; Johnson Gets #20 at YUMA

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R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night. He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz.   Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., recorded a record 20th USAC feature victory in Arizona with Saturdaynight's 30-lap USAC Southwest Sprint Car victory at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. Wheeling the Michaels entry, he passed Shon Deskins on lap five and led the rest of the way to beat Matt Rossi, Deskins, Mike Colegrove and Josh Pelkey.   Richard Vander Weerd…

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Southwest Sprints at Queen Creek Saturday; Vander Weerd Tops at Santa Maria; Johnson Gets #20 at YUMA

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R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night for the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling." He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz. Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., recorded a record 20th USAC feature victory in Arizona withSaturday night's 30-lap USAC Southwest Sprint Car victory at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. Wheeling the Michaels entry, he passed Shon Deskins on lap five and led the rest of the way to beat Matt Rossi, Deskins, Mike Colegrove and Josh Pelkey. Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia,…

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YUMA USAC Southwest Sprint Car Race Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Yuma, AZ - Cocopah Speedway   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Mike Colegrove (#17M Colegrove), 3. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 4. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 5. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 6. Dustin Burkhart (#22AZ Burkhart), 7. Katherine Aragon (#42 Aragon), 8. Tom Lee (#53 Lee). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 3. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 5. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 6. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 7. Bruce St.…

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USAC Southwesr Sprint Results: March 28, 2015 – Peoria, AZ – Canyon Speedway Park – “Hank Arnold Memorial”

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FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 3. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 4. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 8. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 3. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 4. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 5. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 6. Vince Perez (#40 Perez), 7. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle). NT   THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 2.…

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USAC/CRA BACK TO PERRIS APRIL 18; GARDNER WINS “COPPER ON DIRT,” PRELIM TO BACON

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USAC/CRA BACK TO PERRIS APRIL 18; GARDNER WINS "COPPER ON DIRT," PRELIM TO BACON The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars return to Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway April 18 and Damion Gardner will try to move back to the top of the standings as he chases a fourth series title and third in succession. Gardner, of Concord, Calif., is four points behind five-time series king Mike Spencer in the latest points after winning last Saturday's 30-lap "Copper on Dirt" finale at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. The victory was Gardner's 58th career USAC/CRA win, 23 more than second ranked Spencer and Cory…

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Logan Forler Snags Opening Night of The Copper on Dirt

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TUCSON, Ariz. (March 20, 2015) Not really the way Logan Forler had imagined winning the opening night of the Copper on Dirt, but nevertheless, the Steve Forler Trucking No. 2L was awarded the victory at Tucson's USA Raceway following a penalty that was assessed after the checkered flag. Taking the lead at the start, Forler set the pace until Lap 9. Slowing for a caution, the field assembled single file with slower cars in line where they were running. On the restart, Dusty Zomer jumped around a slower car before the cone. Without another pause in the race to assess…

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Wreck drops Earnhardt to last-place finish

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Wreck drops Earnhardt to last-place finish   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s streak of top-four finishes ended with a loud bang as his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet clobbered the Turn 2 wall 180 laps into Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.   Earnhardt’s misfortune was the result of a blown right rear tire, which supplier Goodyear later attributed to a melted bead, the edge of the tire that sits on the wheel, but Earnhardt thought he had worn out the right rear because his car was extremely…

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Kevin Harvick rides dominant No. 4 Chevrolet to fourth straight Phoenix win

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Kevin Harvick rides dominant No. 4 Chevrolet to fourth straight Phoenix win   March 15, 2015   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Yes, the best car won Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway — but one-man juggernaut Kevin Harvick had to hold off charging Jamie McMurray on the final restart with 12 laps left to notch his fourth straight victory at the one-mile track.   The box score will show that the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ led 224 of 312 laps, but McMurray took his best shot on the Lap 301 restart, driving hard…

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Joey Logano is class of the field in XFINITY win at Phoenix

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Joey Logano is class of the field in XFINITY win at Phoenix   March 14, 2014   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Joey Logano summed up his dominating victory in one word.   “Finally!” Logano exclaimed after taking the checkered flag in Saturday’s Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.   Logano had reason to be frustrated. He had finished second in his last four XFINITY Series starts, the last three after winning the pole. And the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford hadn’t been to Victory Lane in…

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Tucson 8th “Copper on Dirt” Next for CRA; Richard Vander Weerd Takes “Sokola Shootout” At Perris

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The eighth "Copper on Dirt" at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. is next up for the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars on March 20-21. Visalia, Calif.'s Richard Vander Weerd takes a six-point lead over five-time series champion Mike Spencer into the two-night event after winning Saturday night's 30-lapper at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.   Vander Weerd wheeled his Vander Weerd Construction/Battery Worx Maxim/Shark past 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint champ Matt Mitchell on lap eight and led the final 23 laps to capture the "Sokola Shootout" 2015 USAC/CRA opener. Austin Williams was second ahead of Woodland Auto Display fast qualifier Spencer,…

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USA Raceway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 4300 E. Los Reales Road, Tucson, Arizona 85756 Phone # 520-664-2074 Track Length N/A Surface Dirt Shape Oval Divisions Raced Modifieds, Late Models Website www.raceusaraceway.com [/ezcol_1half_end] LATEST NEWS: [xyz-ihs snippet="Bottom-2Large-Block-AdSense-Centered"]

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Brian Brown Beats Outlaws at USA Raceway to Score Second Ever Series Win

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TUCSON, Ariz. - March 7, 2015 - It took Brian Brown more than 10 years to score his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win. Win number two took just three more Outlaws starts and a few months. Brown dominated Saturday night's NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at USA Raceway to score his second ever series win, the sixth different winner in six races so far this season. "To win two of the last four Outlaw races we've been at - it took us forever to win the first one and it's awesome here to win…

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Sweet Leads ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ into Tucson’s USA Raceway

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Defending NAPA Wildcat Shootout, current World of Outlaws points leader, returns to Arizona with new sponsor Razor-Back Professional Tools onboard TUCSON, Ariz. - March 3, 2015 - Coming off a win at DIRTcar Nationals in Florida two weeks ago, Brad Sweet leads the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series into the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports on Saturday night at Tucson's USA Raceway with the series points lead and a new sponsor. Last March, Sweet put together a dominant performance in Tucson, holding off Kerry Madsen and Steve Kinser to score his second win of the season. "It's…

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WESTERN HPDs AT BLYTHE SATURDAY; NOBILE OPENS 2015 WITH 30-LAP VICORY AT LAKE HAVASU

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The USAC Western HPD Midgets, fresh off their series-opening race at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. last Saturday, travel to Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway for round two this Saturday in Blythe, Calif.   Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. captured Saturday's 30-lap season-opener at Havasu 95 Speedway, leading the final seven laps after passing Michael Fanelli on lap 24.   Bryant Dawson of Phoenix, Ariz., winner of the 2014 outing at Blythe, took second Saturday ahead of Fanelli, Cody Jessop and Annie Breidinger.   Nobile leads Dawson by just four points in the new Western HPD standings entering Saturday'srace.   2015 USAC…

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Sunday Peoria USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST "Special Event" SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: January 25, 2015 - Peoria, AZ - Canyon Speedway Park - "2015 E & K Winter Challenge" FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dave Darland (#16B Martin), 2. Dustin Cormany (#20 Deskins), 3. Ryan Bernal (#56 Phulps), 4. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 5. David Dykes (#55NM Dykes), 6. Mark Morin (#28 Morin). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 2. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Brady Bacon (#73 Ford), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Rick Ziehl (#74 Williams). NT FEATURE: (30 laps)…

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