IMCA Winter Nationals Night #3 has 3 new winners and 1st repeat

IMCA Winter Nationals Night #3 has 3 new winners and 1st repeat

By: Bill Grosskreutz  Speedway Announcer

Photo Courtesy of Steve Schnars

Racing was back under way Tuesday night at Cocopah Speedway as Night #3 kicked off the back side of The 5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals presented by The Alexander Auto Groups.

As the high powered race cars took to the track at the Somerton 3/8ths dirt oval would we get a repeat winner […]

IMCA Winter Nationals continues tonight with Night #3

IMCA Winter Nationals continues tonight with Night #3

By:Bill Grosskreutz Track Announcer

After a great weekend of racing in the 1st 2 nights of The 5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals presented by The Alexander Auto Groups we hit the hump day in the series tonight for night #3.

The action over the weekend produced 8 different winners in all 4 divisions with a possibility of 4 new winners as the […]

IMCA Winter Heat opening weekend provides 8 feature winners

IMCA Winter Heat opening weekend provides 8 feature winners

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Through the first two nights of the 2016 IMCA Winter Heat at Cocopah Speedway, fans have been treated to something they have never seen before — eight different feature event winners.

The fifth annual event at the Somerton oval, which attracts the country’s best drivers and cars in four different IMCA-sanctioned racing divisions, has so far been punctuated […]

Hunter Marriott takes Night #1 checkers

Hunter Marriott takes Night #1 checkers

By:Bill Grosskreutz

Photo Courtesy of SpeedShiftTV

 

With night#1 in the books for The 5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals presented by The Alexander Auto Group. It was Brookfield, Missouri visitor Hunter Marriott taking the checkered flag after a a late race pass of race long leader Imperial,California’s Lance Mari. Mari started on the pole and pretty much had the field covered but Marriott […]

2016 IMCA Winter Nationals at Cocopah Speedway set to begin

2016 IMCA Winter Nationals at Cocopah Speedway set to begin

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Local racers begin their quest tonight for what has been an elusive prize over the last four years – a feature event win in the annual IMCA Winter Nationals.

The 2016 event unfolds tonight at the Somerton oval, kicking off five nights of racing that features some of the nation’s best IMCA Modified drivers and machinery.

The program continues […]

5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals kicks off tonight

5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals kicks off tonight

By:Bill Grosskreutz Speedway Announcer

 

Ladies and Gentleman boys and girls its RaceDay here at Cocopah Speedway. The Alexander Auto Groups 5th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals kick off tonight with gates opening at 5:00pm and racing at 7:00pm.  Tonights racing will feature 4 IMCA divisions with one twist lots of visitors gracing the diamond in the desert  last count we had 14 […]

2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series underway

2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series underway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

The more things change, the more they remain the same.

Or something like that.

Take Cocopah Speedway, for example. On Saturday night, during Round 1 of the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series, Lance Mari, the defending IMCA Modified Division champion, showed up with a car he said he worked on all during the offseason and won for the […]

Cocopah Speedway Racing Series returns Saturday night

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 […]

Winter Heat Notebook (Jan. 9)

Winter Heat Notebook (Jan. 9)

Photo By N2Photographics
By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

• As many as 15 drivers entered in the 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway got out of town early Sunday, catching flights or rides to Tulsa, Okla., where they will be competing next in the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. The troupe was led by […]

Parity again reigns supreme at Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

Parity again reigns supreme at Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

Photo’s By  N2Photographics
By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

The 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown is in the books, and in the final analysis, the second version looked a like the inaugural event in 2015, in that parity was the overriding theme.

In 2015 five different drivers visited victory lane, and in 2016 four different drivers picked up the feature event hardware and paychecks.

“It […]