Hafertepe Leads The Way Into Three Night Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

Hafertepe Leads The Way Into Three Night Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

(Image Credit: Dayton Sutterby)

 

SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 6, 2017) The end of the 2017 season is in sight for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. who leads the way with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network as the series rolls into the Cocopah Speedway on November 9, 10, and 11 for the series 2017 season […]

Classes Finalized For Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Finale at Cocopah Speedway

Classes Finalized For Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Finale at Cocopah Speedway

From ASCS Website:

TULSA, Okla. (October 24, 2017) Three nights to settle the 2017 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network takes place November 9, 10, and 11 at the Cocopah Speedway, located just south of Yuma in Somerton, Ariz.

The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, along with the […]

Cocopah Speedway Set To Host Three-Night Lucas Oil ASCS Season Finale

Cocopah Speedway Set To Host Three-Night Lucas Oil ASCS Season Finale

From ASCS Website

 

TULSA, Okla. (September 28, 2017) The deserts that surround Somerton, Ariz. are the destination for the 2017 Season Finale for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network with three nights of racing at the Cocopah Speedway on deck, November 9, 10, and 11.

“Cocopah Speedway is a great facility. The track […]

Four IMCA divisions featured at Cocopah’s Cactus Clash this weekend

Four IMCA divisions featured at Cocopah’s Cactus Clash this weekend

From IMCA Newswire

 

YUMA, Ariz. – IMCA Modifieds are in the running for $1,000 to win both nights of Cocopah Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4 Cactus Clash.

Both main events are Fast Shafts All-Star ballot qualifiers. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks vie for $600, $500 and $400, respectively, to win each […]

Off and running: 2017 Cocopah Speedway schedule begins Jan. 14; includes World of Outlaws appearance

Off and running: 2017 Cocopah Speedway schedule begins Jan. 14; includes World of Outlaws appearance

By: Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

 

In 2016, Tom Dalen was excited to become Cocopah Speedway’s new general manager.

Now he’s beside himself when talking about what the 2017 season has in store.

The 2017 schedule kicks off Jan. 14 and includes, among other things, a longer Cocopah Speedway Racing Series season, a revamped Alexander Automotive Center IMCA Winter Nationals event and the crown jewel, […]

Championship Saturday: 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series concludes

Championship Saturday: 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series concludes

By Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Photo Credit: N2Photographics

 

Manny Baldiviez said it felt like he was wearing ice skates Saturday afternoon.

The only problem is, he was at Cocopah Speedway and no where near any ice.

But that’s how Baldiviez described his drive to his series-leading eighth feature event win on the final day of the 2016 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series.

“I think this is […]

Cocopah Speedway starts off inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour

Cocopah Speedway starts off inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour

By: Bill Grosskreutz @ CocopahVoice

2017 is starting off in a big way here at our Diamond in the Desert as we just signed off for The Inaugural IMCA Arizona Modified Tour. Starting here at Cocopah Speedway with 3 races then the tour heads to Queen Creek, Arizona and Jonah Trussel’s Arizona Speedway for 2 midweek shows and then the teams […]

Baldiviez wins thrilling race at Cocopah Speedway

Baldiviez wins thrilling race at Cocopah Speedway

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Photos by Bobby McMorris

 

Deja vu all over again?

Close.

For the second Saturday night in a row, the conclusion of an IMCA Stock Car Division main event at Cocopah Speedway featured an exciting race to the checkered flag. But this time there was no wild crash as there was during last week’s Turkey Classic.

No, this time Yuma’s Manny Baldiviez […]

Contact sport: Yuma’s Davy survives finish line crash to win Turkey Classic race

Contact sport: Yuma’s Davy survives finish line crash to win Turkey Classic race

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

Jimmy Davy had to be told he won Saturday night’s IMCA Stock Car feature event at Cocopah Speedway.

That’s because he never saw the checkered flag.

“I saw a lot of fence, and then black sky and that was about it,” said Yuma’s Davy about his trip across the finish line after a thrilling crash with Andrew Altenburg, from […]

Just thankful to be here: Yuma’s Haines, rebuilt elbow and all, gunning for Turkey Classic wins

Just thankful to be here: Yuma’s Haines, rebuilt elbow and all, gunning for Turkey Classic wins

Randy Hoeft @ YumaSunSports

If you were to poll the drivers assembled for this weekend’s seventh annual Turkey Classic at Cocopah Speedway, it’s doubtful you would find anyone more thankful than Yuma’s Joe Haines.

After all, it was just over two years ago that Haines was injured in a freak accident at the track, and in the hours afterward was shocked to […]