Cocopah Speedway’s IMCA champs take care of business

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

It was billed as “Championship Weekend.”

A more appropriate title would have been “Taking Care of Business Weekend.”

That is exactly what three drivers did in three International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) divisions Friday and Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway, locking up the track titles on the last weekend of the national sanctioning body’s 2014 season.

Yuma’s Bobby Horton […]

Racing returns to Cocopah Speedway with ‘IMCA Championship Weekend’

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Ten points.

Six drivers.

Two nights.

One ton of tension.

That’s how to best describe the two-night show at Cocopah Speedway on Friday and Saturday.

Six drivers, separated by 10 points, will battle tooth and nail to win three IMCA division championships when Cocopah Speedway resumes its 2014 racing schedule with “IMCA Championship Weekend.”

The track last saw racing action on June […]

Racer Update:

Racer Pit Stalls: By popular request it is now an Option for racers to reserve their favorite pit stalls 12 months at a time. This means that racers will no longer have to show up early morning to get their favorite spot should they wish to pay for it. This is an Option that has been asked for by the […]

Saldana, McMahan and Lasoski Excited for Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Sept. 3, 2014) – Names are beginning to fill the entry list for the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown.

More than two dozen entries have been sent in for the prestigious sprint car event, which will be held at Cocopah Speedway on Jan. 2-3, Jan. 6 and Jan. 9-10 of next year.

“We are extremely […]

Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Adds Tuesday Show to Marquee Event


Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Aug. 20, 2014) – The Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown has added a midweek race to its inaugural event in January.

Cocopah Speedway will host a $5,000-to-win, $400-to-start race on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to join the previously scheduled races on Jan. 2-3 and Jan. 9-10 at the 3/8-mile track.

“(Competition Director) Tommie Estes and I talked […]

Summer Break – Racer Notes:

Cocopah Speedway racers as we approach the midway part of our summer break and you plan to finish the 2014 race season with us please keep the following notes in mind:


We will have an open practice Saturday September 20th. Pit gate will open at 4PM.  The fee will be $30.00 per car with crew members getting in at no charge. […]

Kids Racing

There is now a new section on the Cocopah Speedway website titled “Kids Racing”. Rules were added today for the Mini Dwarf division and the rest of the divisions will be added over the next few days.  We look forward to building a fun,  family atmosphere at the Cocopah Kids Track. Anyone wishing to assist with the kids races are encouraged to contact Cocopah Speedway […]

July 4th Cocopah Speedway Activities

10:00AM – Cocopah Mini Speedway goes green!  This will be open track. If we have enough cars to run some races then we will do so. This is a chance for the kids with cars to run them and the ones without cars to see what it is about. This is a Free event to everyone.

4:00PM – Pit Gate Opens […]

Yuma’s Davy gets first win in Street Stock Division

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Jimmy Davy has his car dialed in.

Now he needs to work on his back-flip.

The Yuma driver put on a show of power and precision Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway on the way to winning his first-ever feature event in the Street Stock Division, but then ran into a little trouble during the post-race celebration.

A jubilant Davy […]

Cocopah Speedway Racing series races it’s way toward a break …

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Gonna take three months, gonna have a fine vacation …

With apologies to rockabilly artist Eddie Cochran and his manager, Jerry Capehart, who co-wrote the 1958 hit “Summertime Blues,” that will be the scene Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway when the 2014 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series wraps up the first half of the season and takes a […]

About Cocopah

The Cocopah Indian Tribe, known as the River People, have lived along the lower Colorado River and delta for centuries, maintaining their traditional and cultural beliefs throughout many political and environmental changes. Descended from the greater Yuman-speaking people who occupied lands along the Colorado River, the Cocopah had no written language, however, historical records have been passed on orally and by outside visitors ... Read More

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