Four IMCA divisions featured at Cocopah’s Cactus Clash this weekend

Four IMCA divisions featured at Cocopah’s Cactus Clash this weekend

From IMCA Newswire

 

YUMA, Ariz. – IMCA Modifieds are in the running for $1,000 to win both nights of Cocopah Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4 Cactus Clash.

Both main events are Fast Shafts All-Star ballot qualifiers. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks vie for $600, $500 and $400, respectively, to win each […]

Off and running: 2017 Cocopah Speedway schedule begins Jan. 14; includes World of Outlaws appearance

Off and running: 2017 Cocopah Speedway schedule begins Jan. 14; includes World of Outlaws appearance

By: Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

 

In 2016, Tom Dalen was excited to become Cocopah Speedway’s new general manager.

Now he’s beside himself when talking about what the 2017 season has in store.

The 2017 schedule kicks off Jan. 14 and includes, among other things, a longer Cocopah Speedway Racing Series season, a revamped Alexander Automotive Center IMCA Winter Nationals event and the crown jewel, […]

Championship Saturday: 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series concludes

Championship Saturday: 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series concludes

By Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Photo Credit: N2Photographics

 

Manny Baldiviez said it felt like he was wearing ice skates Saturday afternoon.

The only problem is, he was at Cocopah Speedway and no where near any ice.

But that’s how Baldiviez described his drive to his series-leading eighth feature event win on the final day of the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series.

“I think this is […]

Cocopah Speedway starts off inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour

Cocopah Speedway starts off inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour

By: Bill Grosskreutz @ CocopahVoice

2017 is starting off in a big way here at our Diamond in the Desert as we just signed off for The Inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour. Starting here at Cocopah Speedway with 3 races then the tour heads to Queen Creek, Arizona and Jonah Trussel’s Arizona Speedway for 2 midweek shows and then the teams […]

Baldiviez wins thrilling race at Cocopah Speedway

Baldiviez wins thrilling race at Cocopah Speedway

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Photos by Bobby McMorris

 

Deja vu all over again?

Close.

For the second Saturday night in a row, the conclusion of an IMCA Stock Car Division main event at Cocopah Speedway featured an exciting race to the checkered flag. But this time there was no wild crash as there was during last week’s Turkey Classic.

No, this time Yuma’s Manny Baldiviez […]

Contact sport: Yuma’s Davy survives finish line crash to win Turkey Classic race

Contact sport: Yuma’s Davy survives finish line crash to win Turkey Classic race

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Jimmy Davy had to be told he won Saturday night’s IMCA Stock Car feature event at Cocopah Speedway.

That’s because he never saw the checkered flag.

“I saw a lot of fence, and then black sky and that was about it,” said Yuma’s Davy about his trip across the finish line after a thrilling crash with Andrew Altenburg, from […]

Just thankful to be here: Yuma’s Haines, rebuilt elbow and all, gunning for Turkey Classic wins

Just thankful to be here: Yuma’s Haines, rebuilt elbow and all, gunning for Turkey Classic wins

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

If you were to poll the drivers assembled for this weekend’s seventh annual Turkey Classic at Cocopah Speedway, it’s doubtful you would find anyone more thankful than Yuma’s Joe Haines.

After all, it was just over two years ago that Haines was injured in a freak accident at the track, and in the hours afterward was shocked to […]

Lone Star State superstars

Lone Star State superstars

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

 

Don’t mess with Texas.

Not at Cocopah Speedway, anyway.

Aaron Reutzel, from Clute, Texas, drove off with the win in the season finale of the 2016 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour at Cocopah Speedway, while Sam Hafertepe Jr., from Sunnyvale, Texas, gave Reutzel all he could handle on the way to winning his first career […]

Texas driver arrives in Somerton on verge of ASCS National Tour title

Texas driver arrives in Somerton on verge of ASCS National Tour title

By:Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

 

A racing event is scheduled this weekend at Cocopah Speedway.

A coronation is also in the works.

The Somerton oval will host the final two races of the 2016 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour for 360 winged sprint cars Friday and Saturday nights, and in the process crown a first-time series champion.

Heading into the show, Sam Hafertepe […]

Championship Weekend for Lucas Oil ASCS Heads For Arizona

Championship Weekend for Lucas Oil ASCS Heads For Arizona

From ASCS website

 

TULSA, Okla. (November 8, 2016) The chase to the 2016 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network Championship has come down to one final weekend as the series returns to the Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Ariz. on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12.

Beginning with a Press Conference at 3:00 P.M. (MT) on […]