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Baldiviez does his homework, wins on final night before summer vacation

Baldiviez does his homework, wins on final night before summer vacation


By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

School’s out for summer.

Out ‘til fall.

We might not come back at all.

With apologies to Alice Cooper, Yuma’s Manny Baldiviez sees things a little differently.

On the last night of racing in the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series before taking a long, 17-week summer break, Baldiviez, the defending series champion in the IMCA Stock Car Division, schooled the rest […]

Driver Appreciation Night at the Cocopah Speedway

Driver Appreciation Night at the Cocopah Speedway

Cocopah Speedway racefans come out support your favorite racecar drivers as we honor the great racers we have here at the diamond in the desert on Saturday night May 21st as we present round #7 and final race of the 1st half of the Cocopah Speedway Racing Series. Gates will open at 5:00pm as fans will be invited down to […]

Ain’t no stopping him now

Ain’t no stopping him now

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Charles Hunt’s retirement plans are on hold.

The dirt track racer at Cocopah Speedway once proclaimed that when he won his first career feature event, he was going to hang it up.

That changed Saturday night.

“Once you get that first win you want more of them,” said a smiling Hunt from Budweiser Victory Lane after he drove off with […]

Baldiviez, Essary resume see-saw Stock Car battle Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway

Baldiviez, Essary resume see-saw Stock Car battle Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

See-saw.

Look it up in the dictionary and you’ll find it reads, “an up-and-down or a back-and-forth movement or procedure.”

Look at the point standings in the IMCA Stock Car Division in the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series, and you’ll find exactly that, an up-and-down, a back-and-forth battle being waged currently between Manny Baldiviez and Joey Essary.

Since the series […]

Mothers Day @ Cocopah Speedway Saturday Night

Mothers Day @ Cocopah Speedway Saturday Night

RaceFans its bring your mother to the races night this Saturday night May 7th as we honor all the mothers in attendance with a flower while supplies last. Bring out your Mom,the family and all your friends as we enjoy a great night of racing while honoring our moms on their special day. Gates open at 5:00pm with racing starting […]