Cocopah Speedway Racing Series returns Saturday night
By Bill Grosskreutz
The Diamond in the Desert will be back in action this Saturday January 16th as the local contigent of
IMCA dirt track racers converge on the 3/8ths dirt oval in Somerton Arizona. All 4 IMCA divisions
will be in action as the Hobby Stocks,Northern Sport Mods,Stock Cars and Modifieds will take to the track in round #1 of 12 of their point season. Returning champions are Leonard Manos in the Hobby Stock, Chris Toth in the Northern Sport Mods, Manny Baldiviez in Stock Car and Lance Mari in Modified. Be on the lookout for some new faces,new cars or fresh bodies as the drivers have been busy during their short off season.
Pit gates open at 2:00pm with spectator gates opening at 5:00pm and racing action under way at 7:00pm. Following the races fans are invited over to Wild River Family Entertainment Center for the after race party with some great food and family fun till closing.