Motorsports Swap Meet this Saturday January 11th

Racers, hot rodders and race car enthusiasts will be flocking to Cocopah Speedway on Saturday, January 11th, for the Speedway’s first ever “Racers’ and Motorsports Swapmeet.”

Open from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., the racers’ swapmeet provides an excellent opportunity for anyone to buy, sell or trade new and used racing parts, equipment, trailers, tools and cars, as well as […]

2014 season at Cocopah Speedway gets off to rousing start

Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 7:54 pm | Updated: 9:32 pm, Sun Jan 5, 2014.

Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Greg Burgess has a problem.

He can’t stop smiling.

He’s been stricken with this affliction since Saturday night when Cocopah Speedway opened the 2014 season with a field of cars coming to the Somerton oval from far and wide and three feature events out of […]

2014 racing season opens Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway

BY RANDY HOEFT @YumaSunSports

If you haven’t seen your favorite local race car driver during the holidays, there is a good reason.

The 2014 season at Cocopah Speedway opens Saturday night, which is only four weeks since the 2013 season concluded.

“So, we’ve got a lot of drivers and crews who have been busy during the holidays, getting their equipment ready, getting ready […]

On The Grow – Expanded Cocopah Speedway IMCA Winter Nationals set for mid-February

Somerton, Arizona (December 30, 2013) – Continuing with the theme of building on already successfulevents, Cocopah Speedway has begun preparations for the 3rd annual IMCA Winter Nationals, coming to the Somerton, Arizona oval for two consecutive weekends in mid-February.  The event annually features a big field of the best IMCA racers and cars from across the country. 
The IMCA Winter […]

Cocopah Speedway 2014 Season Passes On Sale Now!

Cocopah Speedway’s popular Season Passes are on sale now at the gift shop in the Cocopah Casino.  The Season Pass will provide admission to all speedway events during the 2014 calendar year.  Opening night is Saturday January 4th.  A new feature this year will be that Season Pass holders will be admitted through the gates 30 minutes prior to the […]

Cocopah Speedway Announces Action Packed 2014 Schedule

Somerton, Arizona (December 19, 2013) – An action packed year is coming to the “Diamond in the Desert.”  Cocopah Speedway has released it’s 2014 schedule, which features several special events and an increase in the number of local race dates.  In all, fans can look forward to 26 nights of race action in 2014 at the Somerton, Arizona oval, including […]

Cocopah Speedway to host Racers’ and Motorsports Swapmeet, Saturday, January 11

Racers, hot rodders and race car enthusiasts will be flocking to Cocopah Speedway on Saturday, January 11th, for the Speedway’s first ever “Racers’ and Motorsports Swapmeet.”
Open from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., the racers’ swapmeet provides an excellent opportunity for anyone to buy, sell or trade new and used racing parts, equipment, trailers, tools and cars, as well as other […]

Yuma driver wins third straight as track crowns champions

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSportsYumasun.com

In the end, Adolfo Noriega was faster on the draw, and he came with more bullets to Saturday night’s much anticipated shootout at Cocopah Speedway.

The two-time and defending Street Stock Division champion was on target as he ran away with the season’s final feature event win and in the process stole the spotlight that was supposed to […]

Yuma racing legend’s daughter gears up for final race of 2013 at Cocopah Speedway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Like father like daughter?

Seneca Rautenberg will find out Saturday night.

The daughter of the late Dick Rautenberg, whose name is synonymous with dirt track racing in this corner of the country, will put on a driving suit and helmet and roll out onto the track when Cocopah Speedway presents its Championship Night program, which includes the finale in […]

Noriega, Toth big winners at Turkey Classic

Randy  Hoeft

Adolfo Noriega and Chris Toth had Thanksgiving weekends to  remember.

Noriega, from Yuma, helped himself to two feature event wins in the  Street Stock Division during the fourth annual Cocopah Speedway Turkey Classic,  while Toth, from Holtville, won the Friday night IMCA Sport Modified feature and  like Noriega went back for seconds on Saturday night.

They were the only  drivers to […]