Derby Tickets!

Presale tickets can be purchased now at Cocopah Casino gift shop & local area Napa Auto Parts stores.  At 5PM Cocopah Speedway main gate will open and tickets will be on sale at the gate. […]

Happy Birthday USA!

As of 10:00AM it is 94 degrees at Cocopah Speedway.  We have hazy blue sky & a bit of wind.  We expect the wind t0 lighten up as the day progresses.  At Derby time we expect a temperature of 100 with a slight breeze.  We hope you will join us for a great afternoon and evening of fun, family and […]

Yuma’s charitable racer, Dick Rautenberg, dies


Dick Rautenberg, the Yuma Sun’s 2009 Citizen of the Year, died from prostate cancer  Saturday. He was in his mid-70s.

“We are going to miss him, but Dick was so sick towards the end that it was  time,” said his wife, Kathy Blohm, who just celebrated her two-year wedding  anniversary with Rautenberg on Friday.

“He was starting to […]

Arlia takes feature event win in Lucas Oil ASCC off-road show at Cocopah Speedway


Steven Arlia said he was talked into making the trip to Cocopah Speedway for  the Lucas Oil Regional Arizona Short Course Championship Series race.

It  was the veteran off-road racer’s first time at the Somerton oval, and it didn’t start out on a good note.

First, he and his wife took a  seat in the grandstand Saturday afternoon to […]

Ryan Therkildsen is coming home for lucas Oil event


Ryan Therkildsen is nervous.

And it has nothing to do with racing in this  weekend’s Lucas Oil Regional Arizona Short Course Championship Off-Road Series  event at Cocopah Speedway.

It has everything to do with the fact that the 15-year-old driver is going to be racing for the first time in front of what he calls his hometown […]

Speed Section from the YumaSun…

Check out the speed section on this weekends Lucas Oil Off Road & Monster truck event at Cocopah Speedway:

This is going to be an awesome show … Tony Vanillo & crew are building an awesome track! […]

Off Road Races & Monster Trucks – Tickets on sale now!

Friday June 7th at 8PM join us for our free fanfest at Cocopah Wild River. See the off road vehicles and monster trucks on dipslay and welcome the drivers to town.

Grandstand Tickets for Saturday June 8th races are on sale now at local area Napa Auto Parts Stores & The Cocopah Casino Gift Shop:  (Grandstand tickets include pit access)
$20.00 Adult 
$18.00 […]

Yuma driver puts it all together for first win


Little by little, piece by piece, Timmy Reese has been progressing as a dirt  track racer.

Ever since coming on the scene during the inaugural Cocopah  Speedway season in 2010, Reese has driven hard, sometimes too hard, and paid the  price. He’s endured crashes, including a rollover, and heartaches, having come close  to tasting victory only to see […]

Unorthodox Simala hauling in victories at Cocopah Speedway


You have to wonder if, when Brett Simala was a young boy, was he the type of  youngster who did exactly the opposite of what he was told to do?Because that’s been his mode of operation recently at Cocopah  Speedway, and it’s working out quite nicely for the driver in the Pro-Stock  Division.In eight feature event starts  […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Round 9 Cocopah Racing Series!   Dont Miss LapTime Live on AM 1400 Outlaw Country at 11AM!
It is Saturday  May 18th, 2013.  As of 9:30 am we have bright blue sky over Cocopah Speedway with a slight breeze.
Temperature currently is 72 degrees. With a projected high today of 92. Race time temperature is projected to be 78 degrees.
Tickets are on sale now at the Gift Shop […]