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2013 Championship Banquet Information

The 2013 Cocopah Speedway Banquet of Champions will be Saturday December 14th at the Cocopah Casino. It will be held in the River/Pear Room(s). It will be an afternoon gathering with the doors opening at 12:30PM and awards beginning at 1PM or slightly after. Finger foods will be included. Alcohol will available for purchase.

Awards will be given to those who […]

Weekend Washed Out!

Regrettably the last weather front that is now parked over the speedway has washed out this weekends events in full.  The racing surafce just cannot be saved. Our appoligies. If you know traveling teams or fans please assist us in getting the word out. […]

West Coast Late Model Shootout Championship Battle to be Decided at Cocopah Speedway

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West Coast Late Model Shootout
November 12, 2013
Contact: Stephanie Odom
(805) 268-1393 / alldirtnation@gmail.com

West Coast Late Model Shootout Championship Battle to be Decided at Cocopah Speedway

(SANTA MARIA, Calif.) – The West Coast Late Model Shootout is preparing for their final two races of the season at Cocopah Speedway on November 22nd and 23rd. The weekend’s events will be co-sanctioned with […]

Jason Johnson earns fourth Lucas Oil ASCS Title!

Bryan Hulbert – SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 9, 2013) The final night of competition for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real in 2013 was one for the record books as Jason Johnson completed the sweep of the four race Cocopah Cup Challenge to secure his fourth Lucas Oil ASCS National Title.

A record in terms of […]

Jason Johnson dominates prelim night at Cocopah Speedway

Bryan Hulbert – SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 8, 2013) Drawing the highest pill to earn the final starting spot in Heat Race competition, Jason Johnson turned his night around making the redraw for Friday’s A-Feature; drawing the pole and leading flag-to-flag for his ninth Protect the Harvest A-Feature triumph of the season.

Taking one step closer to the season ending $60,000 champion’s […]

Johnson sweeps Cocopah Cup Challenge, wins fourth Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour title

BY  RANDY HOEFT @YumaSunSports

Moments after sweeping two feature events  Friday and Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway, giving him four wins in four  starts at the Somerton oval, someone asked Jason Johnson if he owned the  place.

“I don’t know if we own this place, but we sure do good here,” said  Johnson.

Good might be an understatement.

Johnson, from Eunice, La., pocketed a […]

Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour to crown national champion

BY RANDY HOEFT @YumaSunSports

Greg Burgess is starting to use the “RV meter” to gauge how big a show is going to be at Cocopah Speedway.

As in, how early RVs begin showing up in the track’s parking lot prior to an  event.

In the case of this weekend’s Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National  Tour presented by MAVTV American Real, Cocopah […]

Yuma Sun – Sprint Car Speed Edition

Please click here to view the latest edition of Speed. Special thanks to Randy Hoeft & all of the Yuma Sun Staff.

 

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Ebers picks up win at Cocopah Speedway

BY RANDY  HOEFT @YumaSunSports

Two years ago, Craig Ebers’ son said he wanted  to watch the races at Cocopah Speedway.

Saturday night he got to watch his dad win his first race ever.

Ebers drove the race of his still fledgling career during  Round 13 of the 2013 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series and in the process won the  Factory Stock Division feature event.

“I […]

2013 Turkey Classic

In a change from previous years the 2013 version of the Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic (November 29th & 30th) will feature all 5 divisions running for both nights of the annual event.  A draw redraw format will be used on both nights and both nights will be ran as separate events. In addition to enhanced prize money both nights will […]