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)

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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

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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 […]

Lasoski Victorious in Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Finale, Stewart Claims Event Title

Lasoski Victorious in Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Finale, Stewart Claims Event Title

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 9, 2016) – Two faces familiar to Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Victory Lane stood atop the podium on Saturday during the 2nd edition of the marquee event at Cocopah Speedway.

Danny Lasoski, who captured the inaugural title in 2015, led the final 29 laps of the finale to score his first victory of […]

Stewart Goes Back to Back at Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Following Friday Win

(Photo by Matt Hill)

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 8, 2016) – Shane Stewart became the first back-to-back feature winner in Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown history on Friday at Cocopah Speedway.

Stewart passed defending event champion Danny Lasoski for the lead in turns three and four with five laps remaining to claim the $12,000 top prize as well as […]

Larson Marks driver Stewart leads field into final two nights of 2016 Winter Heat

Photo By Bobby McMorris (N2Photographics)
By Randy Hoeft @yumasunsports

Shane Stewart is suddenly a hot commodity.

Not that he hasn’t had a sizzling sprint car racing career already, but the driver from Indianapolis is now the talk of the 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway.

“I would say Shane Stewart is the hot ticket right now,” said Greg Burgess, Cocopah Speedway’s […]

Parity Prevails Throughout First Three Rounds of Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

(Photo by Pole Position Photo)

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 7, 2016) – Parity has once again reigned supreme during the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway, where a different driver has won each of the first three features during the 2016 edition.

Victories have also been spread throughout the field during heat race, qualifier and […]

Stewart Uses Late-Race Pass on Larson to Claim Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Round 3

(Photo by Bobby McMorris)

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 6, 2016) – Mother Nature made her own plans for the midweek race during the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown.

Weather postponed the third round of the five-race series at Cocopah Speedway one day until Wednesday, when another brief shower in the middle of the program resulted in an […]

24 hours later

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By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

How do you spell irony?

How about having some of the best sprint car drivers in the world talk about how the weather is one of the major attractions for them coming to Cocopah Speedway for the 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown, on a day when the show is rained out?

That was the situation Tuesday […]

Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Round 3 Postponed to Wednesday

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 5, 2016) – Tuesday’s third round of the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown has been postponed one day at Cocopah Speedway.

Cocopah Speedway General Manager Greg Burgess opened the Winter Heat press conference on Tuesday afternoon announcing that incoming inclement weather has forced track officials to run the third of five races […]