Bigger, badder IMCA Winter Nationals unfolds Thursday night


In anticipation of larger racing fields than last year, Cocopah Speedway set out  to expand its pit area.

And from the way it looks right now, the move  couldn’t have come any sooner.

As of Tuesday, five race cars were already  lined up at the gate waiting to get in for this weekend’s 2013 Cocopah Speedway  IMCA […]

Rosevear designs, builds own car; to debut this weekend


Kent Rosevear has tasted success; a lot of it.

In recent years at  Cocopah Speedway he’s won two driving championships, the special IMCA Modified  Desert Classic and more than his share of feature events.

Yet, in his  estimation, the cars that carried him to those titles and wins didn’t quite  perform to his expectations.

So, Rosevear decided to […]

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Cocopah Speedway readies for IMCA Modified Winter Nationals

Cocopah Speedway readies for IMCA Modified Winter Nationals. With new seating complete and finishing touches going on around the facility, staff and facility are ready for the influx of competitors from around the country.

Here is the schedule for Winter Nationals Week:
 Wednesday      February 6th 2pm – Winter Nationals Press Conference – Cocopah Casino      (Pearl Room)
Wednesday      February 6th   6PM […]

Milestone events mark 2013 opening weekend at Cocopah Speedway


There were firsts, and then there were not-so-firsts.

That was how the  opening weekend of the 2013 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series at the Somerton oval  played out with Round 1 on Friday night and Round 2 on Saturday.

On the  list of firsts, Yuma’s Joey Essary won his first career feature event on Friday  night, the same […]

Dupre up for challenge


Toward the middle of the last racing season at Cocopah Speedway, Yuma’s James  Dupre was starting to raise some eyebrows.

In 10 feature event starts in  the Street Stock Division of the 2011-2012 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series, Dupre  had logged four second-place finishes.

But just when some felt Dupre was  on the verge of getting his first […]

2013 Cocopah Series opens Friday-Saturday


Ready or not, the 2013 racing season  at Cocopah Speedway is going to start Friday night.
Racers are not the  only ones who must get last-minute details and adjustments to their race cars  taken care of, however.
Personnel at Cocopah Speedway are also hurrying  to make final preparations as the first race of the season will also […]

Banquet Tickets Still Available!

There are banquet tickets still available for tomorrow nights (January 12) 2012 Championship Awards Banquet. Tickets are available at the gift shop in the Cocopah Casino. Cocktail Social begins at 5pm with prime rib dinner and awards to follow. No Host Bar.

Tickets are $25.00 per person while they last.

The banquet will be in the river room at the casino.

Anyone that has […]

Season Passes On Sale Now!

Cocopah Speedway 2013 Season passes are on sale now at the gift shop in the Cocopah Casino.

The season passes provide admission for all 2013 speedway events.

Season Pass $325.00

Senior Season Pass $275.00