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CASA GRANDE HOSTS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS THIS SATURDAY

Lance Jennings… PEORIA, AZ – JUNE 18, 2013… This Saturday, June 22nd, the powerful USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will make their second of four visits to Central Arizona Raceway in Casa Grande. Located on the Pinal County Fairgrounds, the action packed card will also feature Mini Sprints, Pure Stocks, and AMA Modlites. The Spectator Gates will open at 4pm and Racing at the fast 3/8-mile oval is set to begin at 7:00pm. Heading to this weekend’s action, R.J. Johnson of [...]

CASA GRANDE ON TAP FOR SOUTHWEST SPRINTS

  DICK JORDAN…JUNE 17, 2013 — The battle for supremacy in terms of USAC feature wins in the state of Arizona continues this Saturday as the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars return to Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande. Charles Davis Jr. of Buckeye, Ariz., the winner at Casa Grande in March, is one of five drivers with eight career Arizona USAC wins. The others are A.J. Foyt, Dave Steele, Bryan Clauson and Damion Gardner. Closely in pursuit is series point leader R.J. [...]

SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR “FREEDOM TOUR”

Lance Jennings…PEORIA, AZ – JUNE 11, 2013… USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series Director Kevin Montgomery has announced a change for the upcoming “Freedom Tour.”  The Wednesday, August 21st race has been moved to the Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The non-point $2,500-to-win main event will open the four-race tour, followed by dates at Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas. Located outside Sapulpa, Oklahoma on the historic Route 66, Creek County Speedway has been entertaining fans since 1986. The fast quarter-mile [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. MARCHES TO QUEEN CREEK VICTORY

Lance Jennings…QUEEN CREEK, AZ – JUNE 9, 2013… Taking the lead on lap six, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. of Buckeye led the rest of the way to claim his second win of the campaign. The $1,500 USAC SouthWest victory at Arizona Speedway ended R.J. Johnson’s 4-race winning streak as the series heads to Casa Grande on June 22nd. Shon Deskins, Johnson, Chris Bonneau, and Stevie Sussex followed Davis to the checkered flags. Piloting the Massey Motorsports’ #50 RSS Industries / [...]

CENTRAL ARIZONA RACEWAY NEXT JUNE 22; 8TH ARIZONA WIN FOR DAVIS AT QUEEN CREEK

JUNE 10, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-116… The USAC Southwest Sprint Cars resume action June 22 at Central Arizona Raceway in Casa Grande, Ariz. Charles Davis Jr. won the May race at Casa Grande and trails R.J. Johnson by 63 points in the latest series standings. Davis, of Buckeye, Ariz., has joined the logjam at the top of the all-time list of USAC race winners in the state of Arizona after his eighth career win Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: June 8, 2013 – Queen Creek, Arizona – Arizona Speedway

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: June 8, 2013 – Queen Creek, Arizona – Arizona Speedway FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 3. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 4. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 5. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 6. James Aragon (#94 Aragon). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Ronnie Clark (#6 Clark), 3. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber), 4. Stephen Harms (#60 Harms), 5. Mark Morin (#28 Morin), 6. [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CARS RETURN TO QUEEN CREEK SATURDAY

Lance Jennings… PEORIA, AZ – JUNE 4, 2013… This Saturday, June 8th, the cars and stars of the USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series will make their third visit to Queen Creek’s Arizona Speedway. Located within the ET Motopark, the action packed card will showcase Pure Stocks, Mod Lites, and Bombers. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm and Racing at the popular 3/8-mile facility is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. Entering Saturday’s race R.J. Johnson of Phoenix has a 69 [...]

JOHNSON HEADED FOR ARIZONA SPEEDWAY SATURDAY

JUNE 3, 2013 DICK JORDAN 13-107 — R.J. Johnson  makes a bid for a fifth consecutive victory in the 2013 USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series this Saturday at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Johnson won the series opener and has five wins in seven starts this year. That’s resulted in a 69-point lead over Charles Davis Jr., who has a win, two seconds and a third. Johnson and Mike Martin have been the winners so far this year at Queen [...]

ARIZONA SPEEDWAY NEXT FOR SOUTHWEST SPRINTS JUNE 8; JOHNSON SWEEPS CANYON’S 2-RACE “SALUTE TO INDY”

DICK JORDAN — MAY 28, 2013— R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. has made the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series his own property of late with a streak of four consecutive victories which have extended his point lead to 69 over Charles Davis Jr. going into a June 8 race at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz.. Johnson swept the weekend’s “Salute to Indy” events at Canyon Speedway Park. After winning Saturday’s 30-lapper, he came back to lead all 30 laps [...]

R.J. JOHNSON WINS USAC SOUTHWEST “SALUTE TO INDY” AT CANYON

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – MAY 27, 2013… R.J. Johnson of Phoenix continued his winning ways by leading all 30-laps to sweep the “Salute To Indy” weekend at Canyon Speedway Park. Sunday’s $2,000 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph was Johnson’s fourth consecutive victory of the campaign. Rounding out the top five drivers were Stevie Sussex, Shon Deskins, “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, and Josh Hodges. Driving Bill Michaels’ #77M Kodiak Products / Beal’s Auto Body Sherman, R.J. Johnson won [...]