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Burn, baby, burn!

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

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 […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Turkey Classic – Night One On Tap!

It is Friday November 23rd, 2012. As of 11:45 am we have bright blue sky at Cocopah Speedway. We have a slight breeze. Temperature currently is 63 degrees. Race time temperature is projected to be 76 degress.

Tickets are on sale now at the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino & Local area Napa Auto Parts Stores.

Pit gate […]

Bring it on – Yuma looks to end Turkey Bowl drought

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

Yuma looks to end Turkey Bowl drought

In the short history of the Turkey Classic at Cocopah Speedway, no local  driver has fared any better than seventh in the annual holiday affair.
As  a matter of fact, one driver said he’s been entering the Thanksgiving weekend  race since the late 1960s at then-Yuma Speedway, and he hasn’t […]

Turkey Classic features new format

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

The Pressure is off.

For the pit crews, that is.
Drivers, on  the other hand, will still have to find a way to get the checkered flag first  when the third annual Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic gets under way Friday and  Saturday at Cocopah Speedway.
The format for the 2012 version of the  holiday event for Pro-Stock Division […]

Turkey Classic Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for the 2012 Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic are on sale now!  This years event poromises to be more exciting than ever with the announcement of a new event format.  Both nights are sure to bring the very best in pro stock racing.

Tickets are available at the Cocopah Casino Gift Shop & Local area Napa Auto Parts Stores.

Each Night:

Adult $12.00

Senior & […]

New Turkey Classic Race format announced!

This years Pro Stock big event the Turkey Classic will adopt an exciting new format sure to challenge racers and delight race fans.  Details are here for the two day event which kicks off Friday night November 23rd!

 
2012 Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic Pro Stock Format
Friday:  (25 Lap Main Event)
Pill draw for qualifying order.

2 laps single car qualifying – Points will be assigned […]

Bring on the turkey

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

Simala wins, ready for holiday show

Brett Simala can’t wait for Thanksgiving to get here.
And it has  nothing to do with wanting to dive into some roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and  gravy. After winning Saturday night’s Pro-Stock Division feature event in  convincing fashion at Cocopah Speedway, the veteran racer said he’s anxious to  get to the […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Good Morning, it is Saturday November 3rd, 2012. As of 9:45 am we have hazy blue sky at Cocopah Speedway. We have a no wind. Temperature currently is 68 degrees. Race time temperature is projected to be 80 degress.

Tickets are on sale now at the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino & Local area Napa Auto Parts Stores.

Pit gate opens at 2PM & Main gate, […]

Saturday show a prelude to upcoming Turkey Classic

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

Cocopah Speedway might look like Yuma Proving Ground to the uneducated eye  this weekend.
That’s because Saturday night’s racing program is the last  before the third annual Turkey Classic on Thanksgiving weekend, which translates  to this is the final opportunity Pro-Stock drivers and their crews have to make  chassis adjustments and tune-ups before that $3,000-to-win event.
“I  […]

Cocopah Speedway Lucky Number Prizes

This Saturday night November 3rd, Fans Purchasing a Souvenir Program will have a chance to win the following prizes.  The Lucky Numbers can be found on Page 1 of LAPtime the official racing publication of Cocopah Speedway.

1 – 18 Hole Green Fees for one at Desert Hills Golf Course including cart

2 – A pair of tickets to the next Cocopah […]