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USAC SOUTHWEST & CRA SPRINT CARS RUMBLE AT CANYON’S “SPRING SHOWCASE”

Lance Jennings, MARCH 2, 2020… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest and AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will battle at Canyon Speedway Park (Peoria, AZ) this Friday and Saturday (March 6th & 7th). Promoted by Doug Gabbard, the two-night “3rd Annual Spring Showcase” will also feature the Arizona Differential Modifieds, Askrens Trucking / Flexi Flyer Sport Mods, Allscapes Sport Mods, and non-winged Micro Sprints. The Friday spectator gates will open at 5:00pm, racing is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. On Saturday, [...]

COMPETITION SUSPENSION INC. RETURNS AS USAC WESTERN CONTINGENCY SPONSOR

MARCH 2, 2020… Officials with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint, USAC West Coast Sprint, and USAC Western States Midget Series welcome the return of Competition Suspension Incorporated (CSI) as a Contingency Sponsor. The Brownsburg, Indiana based company will award a $50 product certificate at every race on the 2020 schedule. Competition Suspension Incorporated uses the highest grade components, lubricants, and seals to produce the best performing shock available. Perfection takes time and CSI’s goal is to [...]

ROD END SUPPLY PRODUCTS REJOINS USAC WESTERN CONTINGENCY PROGRAMS

FEBRUARY 18, 2020… Officials with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint, USAC West Coast Sprint, and USAC Western States Midget Series welcome the return of Rod End Supply as a Contingency Sponsor. The Olathe, Kansas based company will award at least four (4) $30 product certificates for every race on the 2020 schedule. Rod End Supply manufactures quality rod ends, radius rods, steering components, birdcages, and more for Sprint Cars and Midgets. To be eligible for the award, [...]

POINT STANDINGS

2020 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to March 6 at Peoria, AZ) 1-Jake Swanson-166 2-Charles Davis Jr.-157 3-R.J. Johnson-150 4-Stevie Sussex-141 5-Austin Williams-137 6-Kyle Shipley-121 7-Michael Curtis-118 8-Stephen Sanchez-54 9-Dustin Burkhart-54

JAKE SWANSON GOES 2-FOR-2 AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK

PEORIA, AZ – FEBRUARY 15, 2020… After winning on Friday, Jake Swanson (Anaheim, CA) returned to victory circle at Canyon Speedway Park. Starting third, the pilot of the John Grau / Mike Burkhart owned #34AZ Stratis Construction / Team AZ Racing DRC powered by “The Big Game Hunter” Austin Williams on lap thirteen and sailed to the “Steve Stroud Memorial” win. For Swanson, Saturday’s $2,500 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph was the fourth series win of his career. “Chargin” [...]

POINT STANDINGS

NEW SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINTS: 1-Swanson-83. 2-Davis-79, 3-Johnson-76, 4-Sussex-70, 5-Williams-67, 6-Shipley-62, 7-Curtis-58, 8-Sanchez-54.

JAKE SWANSON MAKES STATEMENT AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK

PEORIA, AZ – FEBRUARY 14, 2020… Starting third, Jake Swanson (Anaheim, CA) took command from R.J. Johnson on the nineteenth circuit and led the rest of the way to claim the opening night of the “4th Annual Steve Stroud Memorial.” Piloting the John Grau / Mike Burkhart owned #34AZ Stratis Construction / Team AZ Racing DRC, Swanson’s $2,000 victory was the third Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car win of his career. “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Johnson, Stevie Sussex, [...]

ULTRA SHIELD RACE PRODUCTS JOINS USAC WESTERN CONTINGENCY PROGRAMS

FEBRUARY 12, 2020… Officials with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint, USAC West Coast Sprint, and USAC Western States Midget Series welcome the return of Ultra Shield Race Products as a Contingency Sponsor. The Flint, Texas based company will award a $50 product certificate at every race on the 2020 schedule. Ultra Shield Race Products specializes in safety equipment for today’s racer. From tear-offs, seats, fire suits, safety belts, straps, gloves, shoes, harnesses, and more, Ultra Shield [...]

NEW USAC SOUTHWEST & USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RULES FOR 2020

Lapped cars will be sent to the tail of the field for all restarts during the feature event.All radius rods must be one piece on cars, no spring rods or shock dampers will be allowed.Split qualifying will be retained for 2020. In the event of more than 36 cars in attendance, qualifying will be split into two flights. Cars will only qualify against other cars in their flight and fill heats 1-2 or heats 3-4. For [...]

“STEVE STROUD MEMORIAL” OPENS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SEASON AT CSP

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 10, 2020… The eighth season for the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will open this Friday, February 14th, at Peoria, Arizona’s Canyon Speedway Park. Promoted by Doug Gabbard, the two-night “4th Annual Steve Stroud Memorial” will pay $2,000-to-win and $250-to-start on both nights. The event will also feature the MickelsonRay.com Hobby Stocks, Micro Sprints (non-wing), Honest-1 Auto Care IMCA Sport Compacts, and Western Modlites. The Friday spectator gates will open at 5:00pm, time trials at [...]