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TWO DAY USAC SOUTHWEST “SALUTE TO INDY” OPENS SATURDAY AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK

Lance Jennings, MAY 24, 2017… This Saturday and Sunday, May 27th & 28th, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will return to Canyon Speedway Park for the annual “Salute to Indy.” Promoted by Doug Gabbard, the Peoria, Arizona oval will also feature IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks, Modlites, and Power 600 Micro Sprints. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm with Racing scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. For more event and ticket information, visit www.canyonspeedwaypark.com or call 602.258.RACE [...]

STEVIE SUSSEX WINS SHOOTOUT AT SAN TAN VALLEY

Lance Jennings, MAY 23, 2017… Starting seventh and slipping past R.J. Johnson on lap thirteen, Stevie Sussex (Tempe, Arizona) roared to last Saturday’s feature win at Arizona Speedway. By claiming the $1,500 Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph, Sussex earned his second victory of the campaign. Johnson, “The Hanford Hornet” Chad Boespflug, “The Radio Flyer” Bruce St. James, and Shon Deskins chased Sussex to the checkered flags. Starting on the pole position, St. James led his first lap of the [...]

2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS

2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to May 27 Peoria, AZ) 1 R.J. Johnson 553 2 Charles Davis, Jr. 524 3 Shon Deskins 477 4 Stevie Sussex 430 5 Landon Cling 374 6 Mike Martin 348 7 Nick Aiuto 347 8 Tye Mihocko 322 9 Andy Reinbold 308 10 Chris Bonneau 305 11 Matt Lundy 300 12 Bruce St. James 270 13 Michael Curtis 247 14 Jeff Lowery 246 15 Cody Sickles 214 16 Brent Yarnal 211 17 Brian Hosford 191 18 Dave Darland 169 19 Matt Rossi 168 20 Ryan Bernal 160 21 Brady Bacon [...]

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 20, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 20, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 5. Jeff Lowery (#45 Lowery), 6. Brian Hosford (#32 Hosford), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 8. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 9. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 10. Brent Yarnal (#29B Yarnal). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. [...]

ARIZONA SPEEDWAY HOSTS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR CLASH

Lance Jennings, MAY 17, 2017… This Saturday, May 20th, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will invade the Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, Arizona. Promoted by Jonah Trussel and located within ET Motopark, the “Robert Horne Ford Night” will also feature Sport Mods, Mod Lites, and Bombers. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm and Racing at the fast 3/8-mile oval will start at 7:30pm. For more event and ticket information, visit www.arizonaspeedway.net or call 480.926.6688. NOTICE TO RACERS: [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. WINS CASA GRANDE SHOOTOUT

By Lance Jennings, APRIL 19, 2017… After multiple lead changes, seventh starting “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. (Buckeye, Arizona) emerged victorious last Saturday night at Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Speedway. The veteran driver earned his first Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory of the campaign over top qualifier R.J. Johnson, Landon Cling, Shon Deskins, and hard charger Matt Lundy. Driving the Massey Motorsports’ #50 RSS Industries / Rod End Supply RSS, Charles Davis Jr. took command from Johnson on the twenty-second [...]

2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS

2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to April 29, San Tan Valley, AZ) 1 R.J. Johnson 395 2 Charles Davis, Jr. 381 3 Shon Deskins 348 4 Landon Cling 285 5 Stevie Sussex 278 6 Mike Martin 259 7 Nick Aiuto 250 8 Chris Bonneau 237 9 Tye Mihocko 217 10 Matt Lundy 215 11 Andy Reinbold 208 12 Dave Darland 169 13 Matt Rossi 168 14 Ryan Bernal 160 15 Jeff Lowery 157 Bruce St. James 157 17 Brian Hosford 151 18 Michael Curtis 150 19 Brady Bacon 148 20 Brent Yarnal 146 21 Cody [...]

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: April 15, 2017 – Casa Grande, Arizona – Central Arizona Speedway

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: April 15, 2017 – Casa Grande, Arizona – Central Arizona Speedway FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 2. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 3. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 4. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 5. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 6. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 7. Landon Cling (#54 Cling), 8. Brian Hosford (#32 Hosford), 9. Ryan Stolz (#63 Stolz), 10. Cody Sickles (#14 Sickles). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 [...]

R.J. JOHNSON LEADS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO CASA GRANDE

Lance Jennings, APRIL 11, 2017… This Saturday, April 15th, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will make their first to two appearances at Central Arizona Speedway. Located on the Pinal County Fairgrounds in Casa Grande, Arizona, the event will also feature Dwarf Cars, Pure Stocks, and Bomber Stocks. The pit gates will open at 4:00pm, the front gates will open at 5:00pm, and racing will start at 7:00pm. For more event and ticket information, visit www.centralarizonaspeedway.com or call 480.266.1378. Since [...]

MATT ROSSI GOES WIRE-TO-WIRE AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK

Lance Jennings, APRIL 3, 2017… Starting third, “The Real American” Matt Rossi (Phoenix, Arizona) led all 30-laps to claim last Saturday’s “Showdown at Canyon” at Peoria’s Canyon Speedway Park. For Rossi, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory was the fourth series win of his career. “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., R.J. Johnson, and Nick Aiuto rounded out the top-five drivers. Piloting the family owned #02 Apache Scapes / IWR Maxim, Matt Rossi won the night’s [...]