Blaney Brings Home $12,000 Payday for Winning Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Opener

Photo by Bobby McMorris)

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 1, 2016) – Dale Blaney kicked off the new year in style as he led all 30 laps of the opening feature for the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown on Friday at Cocopah Speedway.

Blaney bested 45 other competitors to claim the $12,000 top prize and take the lead […]

353 days down

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports
Three hundred fifty-three days down.
Three to go.
Aaron Reutzel isn’t anxious to get back to Cocopah Speedway or anything. He’s just had the date for the 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown marked on his calendar since the day he left back in January.
“I’ve been counting down the days to come back to this event,” said Reutzel on […]

The one that got away

Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports
You shoulda’ seen the one that got away.
Fishermen are known to spin those tales, but Paul McMahan’s story about a whopper that slipped through his fingers is all fact.
The veteran from Nashville, Tenn., had the series championship in the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway all but wrapped up last January, only to see it […]

Are you ready for some racing?

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports
It has been a long standing tradition in America to turn on the television on New Year’s Day and watch a cornucopia of college football bowl games.
Greg Burgess has something else in mind.
On Friday, the first day of 2016, Cocopah Speedway will present the opening night of the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown, featuring some […]

Lasoski Leads Inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Winners into 2016 Edition This Weekend

Lasoski Leads Inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Winners into 2016 Edition This Weekend

(Photo by Patrick Grant)

Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Dec. 28, 2015) – All five winners, including the champion, of the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown are slated to return to Cocopah Speedway for the second edition of the premier offseason winged sprint car event, which kicks off this Friday.

Defending champion Danny Lasoski, who also earned the inaugural FVP […]

King of the West and California drivers/teams set to tackle The 2nd Annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway

King of the West and California drivers/teams set to tackle The 2nd Annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway

Somerton, Arizona – December 28 2015…After a successful debut last year the second edition of the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Arizona goes green in a big way this weekend.

The much anticipated & marquee Winged 410 Sprint Car event takes place on January 1 & 2, January 5 and January 8 & 9, with […]

Cocopah Speedway holds presentation of awards

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

Cocopah Speedway officially brought its 2015 season to a close Saturday night with the presentation of awards during a dinner at Wild River Entertainment Center.

Along with crowning the four champions in the Cocopah Speedway Racing Series, the track also announced its Rookie of the Year recipients.

In the IMCA Modified Division, Yuma’s Brett Simala took home the top […]

Imperial’s Mari leads march to crowns at Cocopah Speedway

By Randy Hoeft @YumaSunSports

In all of the pre-race hype, there was no exclamation point in “Championship Night” at Cocopah Speedway.

So, Lance Mari added one.

The veteran from Imperial started the last night of the 2015 Cocopah Speedway Racing Series in second place in the race to the IMCA Modified Division title, seven points out of first place. Before the night started […]

Cocopah Speedway Championship Awards Banquet

Cocopah Speedway Championship Awards Banquet

Saturday December 12th, 2015 @ Cocopah Wild River

Cocktail Social @ 6PM

Dinner @ 7PM with awards to follow.

$25 per adult, $10 per child

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