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USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE

Tickets are available for the USAC Western Awards Banquet. Come celebrate the 2018 season with our champions on Saturday, February 16th at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Open to all racers, crews, family, friends, and fans. The ticket order form is online at westcoastsprintcars.com/banquet.pdf and must be received by February 11th.

NEW RACER INCENTIVE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR USAC/CRA & SOUTHWEST SPRINTS

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 18, 2019… Officials with the United States Auto Club’s Western Office have announced a new Racer Incentive Program for the upcoming season. Any racer who enters every event for both the AMSOIL USAC/CRA and Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car schedules will have their entry fees reimbursed at the end of the year. With both series now operating under the same engine rules, the program encourages more support, higher car counts, increased competition, and a friendly rivalry [...]

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES STATISTICAL REVIEW

By Lance Jennings, DRIVER CHAMPION: Charles Davis Jr. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Tyler Most —————————————————————————- 2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE/RECAP DATE – TRACK – LOCATION (Winner) February 3: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (R.J. Johnson) February 28: *#The Dirt Track at LVMS– Las Vegas, NV (Dennis Gile) March 1: *#The Dirt Track at LVMS – Las Vegas, NV (Brody Roa) March 17: Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, AZ (R.J. Johnson) March 24: Central Arizona Speedway – Casa Grande, AZ (CANCELLED) March 31: Canyon Speedway Park [...]

2019 USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE HAS 18 DATES AT 4 TRACKS

Lance Jennings, DECEMBER 30, 2018… Heading to their seventh season, the cars and stars of the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series are set for sixteen dates at four racetracks. Opening March 2nd at Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Speedway, the champion will be crowned at the finale of the “52nd Western World Championships” at Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley on November 16th. 2019 will begin a new chapter for the Arizona based series. Like the California based USAC/CRA group, [...]

2019 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE

2019 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE DATE – TRACK – LOCATION February 16: #Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV (Awards Banquet) March 2: Central Arizona Speedway – Casa Grande, AZ (Cotton Classic) March 8: #Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Spring Showcase) March 9: #Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Spring Showcase) April 20: Arizona Speedway – San Tan Valley, AZ April 27: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (State 48 Classic) May 18: Central Arizona Speedway – Casa Grande, AZ (Hank [...]

USAC WESTERN RACERS TO BE HONORED AT FEBRUARY 16TH LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, DECEMBER 27, 2018… On Saturday, February 16th, the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada will host the United States Auto Club’s Western Awards Banquet. Open to all racers, crews, family, friends, and fans, the annual event will celebrate the 2018 season for the CRA Sprint Car, West Coast Sprint Car, SouthWest Sprint Car, Western States Midget, and Western Speed 2 US Midget divisions. The event will spotlight the top-10 and Rookie of the Year drivers with [...]

2019 RULE CHANGES FOR USAC/CRA, SOUTHWEST, AND WEST COAST SPRINT CARS

Lance Jennings, DECEMBER 14, 2018… Officials with the Western Office of the United States Auto Club (USAC) have issued a list of changes for competition with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars, and USAC West Coast Sprint Cars in 2019. COCKPIT ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION PARTS: After a one year hiatus, cockpit adjustable suspension parts are returning to the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. In 2019, cockpit adjustable suspension parts WILL BE ALLOWED with the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest [...]

USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET

USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET Open to all Racers, Crews, Family, Friends, Fans WHERE:  Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, NV WHEN:    Saturday, Feb 16th (Banquet) – 12:00pm Cocktails / 1:00pm Lunch / Awards to follow  DRESS:    Cocktail Attire COST for BANQUET: $75.00 per person (Cash, check or money order only) Children  same cost AWARDS: Top 10 and RoY in CRA, Light up the World  Midgets, West Coast Sprint Cars, Southwest Sprint Cars.  Top 3 in Western US Midgets (all  classes).  Numerous other special awards to [...]

FINAL 2018 POINT STANDINGS

FINAL 2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINT STANDINGS 1 Charles Davis, Jr. 1348 2 Tye Mihocko 1220 3 Mike Martin 1110 4 Matt Lundy 819 5 Michael Curtis 802 6 R.J. Johnson 782 7 Chris Bonneau 666 8 Tyler Most 609 9 Dennis Gile 606 10 Andy Reinbold 546 11 Sterling Cling 442 12 Josh Pelkey 436 13 Stevie Sussex 400 14 Colton Hardy 346 15 Asa Kesterson 306 16 Bruce St. James 300 17 Zack Madrid 288 Austin Kuehl 288 19 Jake Swanson 284 20 Colton Moroney 251 21 Ronnie Clark 225 Kyle Shipley 225 23 Kevin Thomas, Jr. [...]

RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 2. C.J. Leary (#33 Cushman), 3. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 4. Asa Kesterson (#18 Kesterson), 5. Daylin Perreira (#21 Perreira), 6. Austin Ervine (#51X AJ), 7. Colton Maroney (#68 Maroney), 8. Dave Darland (#2 Yeley),  NT. SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Colton Hardy (#74 Williams), 2. Charles [...]