Yuma’s Morris goes to the ball and victory lane, all in the same night

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

When Miles Morris arrived at Cocopah Speedway Saturday night,  he wasn’t dressed to go racing.Not  hardly.Fresh from the father-daughter  ball at his daughter’s school,  wearing dress clothes and a tie, he quickly put on his driving suit, traded his  dancing shoes for his driving shoes, and got down to the business of winning his  third […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Round 7 Cocopah Racing Series!   Dont Miss LapTime Live on AM 1400 Outlaw Country at 11AM!
It is Saturday  April 27th, 2013.  As of 11:35 am we have bright blue sky over Cocopah Speedway.  A slight breeze.
Temperature currently is 84 degrees. With a projected high today of 98. Race time temperature is projected to be 90 degrees.
Tickets are on sale now at the Gift Shop in the Cocopah […]

July 4th Demolition Derby Rules

The rules for returning and much anticipated 4th of July Demolition Derby are now posted in the rules section of the website. (driver info/rules) There will be no entry fee for driver & 2 crew members.  The payout will be $1000.00 for 1st, $300.00 for 2nd & $200.00 for 3rd. Cocopah Casino fireworks will follow the Derby. […]

Cars legal for 2015 season already on hand, winning at Cocopah Speedway

RANDY  HOEFT – @YUMASUNSPORTS

While working in his lab late one night …OK, Greg Burgess is no mad scientist, but the  director of operations at Cocopah Speedway is starting to see a transformation  take place at the Somerton oval, a transformation he is orchestrating not with a  scalpel, electrodes and a lightning bolt, but with an eye on the future.The track […]

Gardner dominates, sweeps Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series feature events at Cocopah Speedway

RANDY  HOEFT – SPECIALIZED CONTENT EDITOR

You can’t judge a book by its cover.Apparently you can’t judge a race track by its video, either.Just ask Damion Gardner.Gardner, from Concord, Calif., had never  been to Cocopah Speedway, so to prepare for the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car  Series, two-night show he watched a lot of footage of other sprint car races on  the […]

Cocopah Race Day Track Side Report

Dont Miss LapTime Live on AM 1400 Outlaw Country at 11AM!
USAC 410 Sprint Cars & Street Stocks tonight.
It is Saturday  April 20th, 2013.  As of 10:15 am we have bright blue sky over Cocopah Speedway.  No breeze.
Temperature currently is 78 degrees. With a projected high today of 93. Race time temperature is projected to be 81 degress.
Tickets are on sale now at […]

800-horsepower non-winged sprint cars headed to Cocopah Speedway with a lot of history behind them

RANDY HOEFT – @YUMASUNSPORTS

The Model T has certainly come a long way – on the race  track.Dirt track racing, or to be more  specific, sprint car racing, dates back to the 1930s when drivers would strip  down a Ford  Model T and turn it into a race car. This was referred to as “dirt track  racing.”Somewhere around 1950 the term […]

Latest Edition of “Speed” from the YumaSun

You can now view the latest edition of the YumaSun’s “Speed” ..this edition focusses on this weekends USAC CRA big two night sprint car show at Cocopah Speedway.  This edition is packed with some great driver stories.  Thank you to the YumaSun & Randy Hoeft for their efforts.

http://74.54.78.115/~book/Cocopah_Speedway/Speed.html#/8/

Tickets are on sale now for Friday & Saturday nights events.

 

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Lot’s of racing ahead …..

After back to back weekends of racing at Cocopah Speedway, preparations are already underway for the weeks ahead. April 19 & 20 the sprint cars of USAC CRA will be in action along with Factory stocks on Friday night & Street Stocks on Saturday.  That weekend will again be followed up with back to back Cocopah Racing Series events on […]

Horton makes desperation dash to checkered flag at Cocopah Speedway

RANDY  HOEFT – @YUMASUNSPORTS

Bobby Horton said he wasn’t going make any mistakes.
But he didn’t  expect the mistakes to come to him.
While pulling away to what appeared  to be a sure win in Saturday night’s IMCA Modified Division feature event in  Round 6 of the Cocopah Speedway Racing Series at the Somerton oval, Horton  collided with a car that spun in […]