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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 [...]

THREE STRAIGHT WINS FOR R.J. JOHNSON AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – MAY 26, 2013… R.J. Johnson of Phoenix continues to have his best season to date after scoring his third straight USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory of the year. The point leader led all 30-laps to claim Saturday’s $1,500 “Salute To Indy” main event at Canyon Speedway Park. Following Johnson to the checkered flags were “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Josh Hodges, “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, and Andy Reinbold. Racing Bill Michaels’ #77M Kodiak Products [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: May 26, 2013 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Salute To Indy”

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: May 26, 2013 – Peoria, Arizona  – Canyon Speedway Park – “Salute To Indy” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Rick Ziehl (#20Z Ziehl), 2. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 5. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 6. Ronnie Clark (#6 Clark), 7. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 8. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber), 9. Billy Chester (#74 Williams). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 2. Josh [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: May 25, 2013 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Salute To Indy”

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: May 25, 2013 – Peoria, Arizona  – Canyon Speedway Park – “Salute To Indy” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 5. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 6. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 7. James Aragon (#94 Aragon), 8. Jacob Hawkins (#74 Williams), 9. Justin Quinn (#93 Quinn). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Josh Hodges (#74X Hodges), 2. Bryan [...]

2-DAY USAC SOUTHWEST “SALUTE TO INDY” AT CSP BEGINS SATURDAY

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – MAY 21, 2013… Starting this Saturday, May 25th, the powerful machines of the USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series are set for two nights of action at Canyon Speedway Park. The “2nd Annual Salute To Indy” will also feature the LoanMart Challenge Cup Sprint Cars, Mini Sprints, and AMA Modlites. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm with Racing scheduled to begin at 7:00pm on both nights. Promoted by Kevin Montgomery, the popular race will [...]

Southwest Sprint Cars Headline Salute to Indy at CSP!

Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (May 20, 2013) – Memorial Day weekend has historically been tied to auto racing.  And that will be the case this weekend at Canyon Speedway Park near Phoenix, as the 1/3-mile clay oval will host the Second Annual Salute to Indy on Saturday and Sunday. The two-night tilt will feature the wingless competitors of the USAC Southwest Sprint Car series along with LoanMart Challenge Cup Sprint Cars, Micro Sprints and AMA Mod Lites. Both nights of racing [...]

CANYON’S 2nd “SALUTE TO INDY” THIS WEEKEND

MAY 20, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-89… Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. hosts this weekend’s second “Salute to Indy” for USAC’s Southwest Sprint cars and R.J. Johnson will try to retain his series point lead, which stands at 42 points over Ronnie Clark. The two-night Friday-Saturday racing program offers more than 140 points so with only 105 separating the top-10 in the standings it’s anybody’s guess who’ll be leading the points after the weekend. Charles Davis Jr., third in the [...]

SOUTHWEST SPRINTS AT CANYON MAY 25-26; R.J. STILL #1 WITH ARIZONA SPEEDWAY VICTORY

MAY 13, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-80…. The USAC Southwest Sprint Cars return to Canyon Speedway in Peoria, Ariz. May 25-26. Series point leader R.J. Johnson already has two victories there in 2013 and hopes to remain undefeated in the upcoming events. Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., stayed atop the points Saturday after winning the 30-lap feature at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Johnson passed Chris Bonneau on lap 20 and led to the checkered flag to beat Bonneau, Bruce [...]