Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Round 5 Cocopah Racing Series!

It is Saturday April 12th, 2014.  As of 1:00 PM we have beautiful blue sky over Cocopah Speedway with a slight breeze breeze.

Temperature currently is 86 degrees. With a projected high today of 90 degrees. Race time temperature is projected to be 82 degrees. Tickets are on sale now at www.cocopahspeedway.com, the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino & Local area Napa […]

Imperial’s Mari hoping to win elusive championship

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports                                                             Yumasun.com

If a baseball game is entering the fifth inning, and one of the pitchers is taking a 13-run lead to the mound, he’s got to feel pretty comfortable.

Right?

Sure, unless the starting pitcher is Lance Mari.

Converting that baseball analogy to dirt track racing at Cocopah Speedway, putting Mari in command of the IMCA Modified Division point standings […]

Special Winter Sprint Car Series set for January debut at Cocopah Speedway

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Special Winter Sprint Car Series set for January debut at Cocopah Speedway

Somerton, Arizona (April 6, 2014) – It’s been a hot topic on the racing grapevine for months, and now it becomes a reality.  What officials are hoping to grow into one of the biggest sprint car races in the country is set for […]

Simala gets thrilling win at Cocopah Speedway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports                                                             Yumasun.com

Brett Simala led only one lap Saturday night.

Fortunately for him, it was the most important one.

Simala caught Joey Haines on the final lap of the 15-lap Pro-Stock Division feature event at Cocopah Speedway, passed Haines and got to the checkered flag first to win for the first time in 2014.

“It seems like it’s been so dang […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Round 4 Cocopah Racing Series!

It is Saturday March 29th, 2014.  As of 10:45 Am we have beautiful blue sky over Cocopah Speedway with no wind or breeze.

Temperature currently is 77 degrees. With a projected high today of 89 degrees. Race time temperature is projected to be 82 degrees. Tickets are on sale now at www.cocopahspeedway.com, the Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino & Local […]

Records falling at Cocopah Speedway as racing series heats up

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports                                                             Yumasun.com

At the rate they’re going, the 2014 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series will be over in the blink of an eye.

Seriously.

During racing March 15, drivers in two of the series’ racing divisions set new, single-lap records and there is a good possibility the stop watches will be smoking Saturday night too when the Somerton track hosts Round […]

El Cajon driver learns from Winter Nationals winner, wins himself

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports                                                             Yumasun.com

When North Dakota’s Brock Beeter came to Cocopah Speedway in February for the IMCA Winter Nationals and spanked the Hobby Stock field on the way to winning all four feature events, Leonard Manos was watching.

 And taking notes

And taking photos.

And talking to Beeter.

And friending Beeter on Facebook.

And texting Beeter.

And calling Beeter.

And on Saturday night, Manos put everything […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Round 3 Cocopah Racing Series!

It is Saturday March 15th, 2014.  As of 11:45 Am we have beautiful blue sky over Cocopah Speedway with a 20 mph wind coming out of the NE.

Temperature currently is 83 degrees. With a projected high today of 89 degrees. Race time temperature is projected to be 80 degrees. Tickets are on sale now at www.cocopahspeedway.com, the Gift Shop in the […]