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Cocopah Speedway Racing Series returns Saturday

Cocopah Speedway Racing Series returns Saturday

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

They’re b-a-a-a-a-c-k!

After a four-month break for the hot summer months, the second half of the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series resumes Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway.

The complete show will feature the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

The first green flag flies at 7 p.m.

Saturday night’s show is also the last […]

Free Bike Giveaway Saturday Night

Free Bike Giveaway Saturday Night

Ladies and Gentleman,Boys and Girls its almost race day again here at The Diamond in the Desert after a long summer vacation the cars and stars of Cocopah Speedway will be back in action this Saturday night September 24th with all 4 IMCA divisions in racing action on the newly groomed 3/8ths dirt oval in Somerton, Arizona. Also during the racing […]

IMCATV is coming to Cocopah Speedway

IMCATV is coming to Cocopah Speedway

IMCA TV is coming to Cocopah Speedway in 2017. With a long term deal in place we are pumped to be the Official Broadcast Partner of the “Diamond in the Desert.”  Stay to for more news to come.

For a taste of the action to come tune in this week September 5th – 10th to www.imca.tv and watch our local racers and track […]

Winter Heat at Cocopah canceled for 2017; return not imminent

Winter Heat at Cocopah canceled for 2017; return not imminent

By Randy Hoeft

@YumaSunSports

Turn out the lights, the party’s over.

The global racing community will no longer be focusing its attention on this corner of the world in January with the cancellation of the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown.

The announcement was made Thursday by Tom Dalen, the new director of operations at Cocopah Speedway, home of the Winter Heat in 2015 and […]

‘Dream job’ for Dalen, who was named Cocopah Speedway director of ops

‘Dream job’ for Dalen, who was named Cocopah Speedway director of ops

By Randy Hoeft

@YumaSunSports

When Tom Dalen was old enough, he got a job selling Coca Cola at a dirt track near his home in North Dakota.

He earned hardly any money, however, because he spent more time watching the races than he did selling the beverage he was lugging around the grandstand.

Now, Dalen is in a position to hire others to sell […]