Life back to ‘normal’ at Cocopah Speedway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

I’m not sure we know what normal is anymore,” said Greg Burgess, Cocopah Speedway’s director of operations. “Or maybe I should say it’s been so long since things were normal. I’m not sure it even exists.”

The Somerton track is coming off two national racing programs that saw over 40 IMCA Modifieds and over 40 Lucas Oil American […]

Abreu sweeps Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Cup Challenge II featrue events

BY RANDY HOEFT @YumaSunSportsYumasun.com

Christopher Bell, says Rico Abreu, is one of his best friends.

In fact, they are such good friends, Abreu says “he’s the guy I can call up at 3 in the morning and he’ll come pick me up on the other side of the country.”

But don’t expect Abreu to return the favor on the race track.

On Saturday night, […]

From The Tower:

I would like to personally thank the many many race fans for hanging in there with us last night during the rain delay. You people are awesome and make Cocopah Speedway what it is. Seeing the number of fans that were here at the end of that race last night makes me want to work all the harder to make […]

Rico Wins Again! (Saturday)

SOMERTON, Ariz. (March 1, 2014) – It didn’t take long for Rico Abreu to become a repeat winner with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real. Staging the Abreu Vineyards No. 24 third in the night’s Protect the Harvest A-Feature, the Rutherford, Calif. driver worked past race long leader Christopher Bell on Lap 27 to […]

Rico Abreu earns first Lucas Oil ASCS victory in 2014 season opener (Friday)

SOMERTON, Ariz. (February 28, 2014) – With lightning dancing across the desert floor and the smell of rain thick in the air, Rico Abreu stood atop the podium for the first time with Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real, picking up the 2014 season opener at the Cocopah Speedway in only his second career A-Feature start with the […]

Trackside Report 1:45PM Saturday

We have broken clouds with plenty of sunshine and blue sky.  No rain has fallen.  Racing is on as scheduled.  Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour.  Main gate opens at 4PM. […]

Trackside Report 4PM

As of 4PM we have not had rain at Cocopah Speedway and it is dry. We have a slight breeze out the south.  Main gate & Pit gate are open.  We look forward to a great night of racing. […]

Weekend Event Notes:

Thursday February 27, 2014 – Cocopah Speedway Fanfest Party & Driver Meet N Greet. 6PM at Cocopah Casino on the event lawn. Live Music, Food, Beer, Raffle Prizes, Race cars on display & race ticket will be on sale. Raffle prizes will include a pair of season passes, speedway apparel and more. Free Admission to all! 
Friday […]

Tickets on sale now for Sprint Car Show!

Tickets are on sale now for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour shows running at Cocopah Speedway. Friday & Saturday night the winged sprint car series will kick off its 2014 season at Cocopah Speedway.  Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:

24/7 at www.cocopahspeedway.com

The Gift Shop in the Cocopah Casino

Local area Napa Auto Parts stores.

Thursday 6pm […]

Yuma veteran to drive Modified for first time

By Randy Hoeft

@YumaSunSports

David White is no stranger to race cars.

He’s built them, crashed them and won championships in them.

So he shouldn’t be afraid of them.

But when he gets into Les Evans’ car tonight for the start of the second weekend of the 2014 IMCA Winter Nationals at Cocopah Speedway, his palms will be sweaty and butterflies will no doubt have […]

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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