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Yuma’s Ebers makes good on victory lap pledge

Yuma’s Ebers makes good on victory lap pledge

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

One way or another, Craig Ebers said he was taking a victory lap Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway.

“We hadn’t finished a race in almost a year,” Ebers said, “and I told  (race director) Lenna (Miller) before we started, ‘I don’t care if I’m last or first, I’m taking a victory lap.’”

And he did exactly that.

But then again […]

Rosevear back for Saturday race

Rosevear back for Saturday race

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Kent Rosevear has this thing about showing up for USAC sprint car events.

He shows up, and wins.

At least that’s been his mode of operation, dating back to 2003, when he arrived unannounced at Imperial Valley Speedway and beat everyone in the field to the checkered flag.

He then dropped in for a USAC event at then Thunder Raceway […]

Allen picks up 3rd straight Cocopah Speedway Racing Series win

Allen picks up 3rd straight Cocopah Speedway Racing Series win

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Russell Allen finally won a race Saturday night.

Actually, it was Allen’s third win in a row, but in his eyes, it was the first one he “really” won.

The driver from Brawley started fifth in a high-powered IMCA Modified Division main event field of 24 cars in Round 4 of the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series at Cocopah […]

Cocopah Speedway Racing Series gear up for Round 4

Cocopah Speedway Racing Series gear up for Round 4

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

When Russell Allen parked his race car in victory lane at Cocopah Speedway two weeks ago, the motor was running hot and he shouted to track personnel that he needed some water sprayed on the radiator.

He was told to stay there and someone would bring him some water.

“Oh, I’m not going anywhere,” exclaimed an exuberant Allen. “I’ve […]

No sticker shock here: Essary drives off with win in Cocopah Speedway series Saturday

No sticker shock here: Essary drives off with win in Cocopah Speedway series Saturday

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Joey Essary has a sticker on his front window cowl that reads “Mr. Consistency.”

It needs no explanation.

In three IMCA Stock Car Division feature event starts in the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series, Essary has notched two wins and a third place finish, the second win coming during Saturday night’s Round 3 action at the Somerton oval.

But there […]