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USAC WESTERN RACERS HONORED AT LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 18, 2019… Last Saturday afternoon, the United States Auto Club (USAC) honored their 2018 western racers at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Competitors with the Speed 2 Western Midgets, Western States Midgets, SouthWest Sprints, West Coast Sprints, and USAC/CRA Sprints were celebrated at the annual Western Awards Banquet. USAC Western Director Chris Kearns served as master of ceremonies and announced that the Woodland Auto Display will return as the Fast Time Award sponsor [...]

ULTRA SHIELD RACE PRODUCTS JOINS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR CONTINGENCY PROGRAM

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 5, 2019… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series welcomes Ultra Shield Race Products as a contingency sponsor for 2019. The Flint, Texas based company specializes in safety equipment for today’s racer. From tear-offs, seats, fire suits, safety belts, straps, gloves, shoes, harnesses, and more, Ultra Shield is “the professional’s choice!” To be eligible for the award, racers must display the company’s sticker on their cars. The stickers will be available at the race track and must [...]

USAC WESTERN ROOKIES TO BE CELEBRATED AT FEBRUARY 16TH LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 28, 2019… As part of the upcoming celebration at the USAC Western Awards Banquet, the drivers that earned “Rookie of the Year” honors will be recognized. The festivities will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 16th. Joel Rayborne, Britton Bock, Tyler Most, and Kyle Beilman are among numerous drivers, car owners, and special award recipients with the CRA Sprint Car, West Coast Sprint Car, SouthWest Sprint Car, Western States [...]

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 [...]