Championship Banquet this Saturday!

This Saturday January 12, 2013 Cocopah Speedway will honor its racers. The top 10 will be awarded in Modifieds, Street Stocks & Factory Stocks as well as the top 5 in the Pro Stocks. Those who finished in the top 10 and competed in 80% of the scheduled races for that division will also have point fund checks. Over $20,000.00 […]

Burgess reflects on Cocopah Speedway season

Greg Burgess is no jeweler.

But he recognizes a diamond in the rough when  he sees one.

The director of operations at Cocopah Speedway, having just  completed his first season at the controls of the Somerton oval, is anxious to  get his second season under way. It is a season which he predicts will be  bigger, more exciting, and a catalyst in […]

Cocopah Speedway – Announces a New Voice!

Cocopah Speedway is pleased to welcome Mike Stanhope to the team as track public address and special events announcer.  Greg Burgess, Cocopah Speedway Director of Operations, says Stanhope has already begun work in preparation for the 2013 season.

Stanhope’s voice is well known to longtime Yuma radio listeners. He brings more than 25 years of experience, having served in the same […]

Cocopah Speedway releases 2013 Schedule!

The 2013 race season at Cocopah will now begin with a double header on January 18th & 19th.  The delayed opening will allow the completion of new seating at the speedway prior to opening; it will also allow racers interested in participating in Central Arizona Raceways Wild West Shootout the opportunity to do so without conflict.

2013 is packed with excitement […]

Christmas comes early at Cocopah Speedway

Christmas comes early at Cocopah Speedway

No lumps of coal as division leaders wrap up championship runs


Santa made an early stop Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway and didn’t leave  behind any lumps of coal.

Apparently the girls and boys were on the nice  list as the leaders in the four 2011-2012 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series  division championship races all survived a hectic […]

2012 Banquet Tickets On Sale Today!


Tickets for the Cocopah Speedway Banquet of Champions will be on sale from 2PM to 8PM today at the  Pit Gate.  Beginning Monday they will be available at the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino.

Banquet Date: January 12, 2013

Location: Cocopah Casino River Room

5PM to 6PM Cocktail Social Hour

6PM Prime Rib Dinner with awards following

$25.00 Per Person

Note: Seating is limited to 200. We will need […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Championship Night at the Cocopah Speed Factory!

It is Saturday  December 8th, 2012. As of 9:45 am we have bright blue sky at Cocopah Speedway. We have no wind. Temperature currently is 58 degrees. With a projected high today of 77 Race time temperature is projected to be 63 degress.

Tickets are on sale now at the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino & Local area Napa Auto […]

Cocopah Speedway winds down 2011-2012 season Saturday with Championship Night, Power Puff race


Champagne will be flowing Saturday night.
And not just to toast the  champions in the 2011-2012 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series.
No, many  others will also be toasting the end of the season that at times seemed to have  no end. It was 13 months ago that the series began, in September  2011.
Now, hundreds of laps later, it’s […]

Fan Info added to website:

The Cocopah Speedway Food & Beverage menu along with visitor information pages can now be found on the speedway website in the fan information area.



Burn, baby, burn!


Bakersfield driver smokes the field on the way to winning 2012 Turkey Classic at Cocopah Speedway

Standing in a puddle of hot fluid in victory lane, with smoke and steam from  his race car swirling around him, and a $3,000 check in his hand, Gary Dutton  said he was only following orders.
“The car had been getting […]