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SOUTHWEST SPRINTS AT CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 – DICK JORDAN 13-245 — This Saturday’s “Brawl for it All” USAC Sprint race at Canyon Speedway Park is round two of the “Grudge Series” and while it offers full points for the USAC Southwest Sprint Series it is also listed as a “special event” non-points race on the West Coast Sprint calendar. R.J. Johnson takes a 79-point Southwest lead over Charles Davis Jr. into Saturday’s race. The two have dominated the 2013 series, Johnson winning nine [...]

PEORIA NEXT FOR SOUTHWEST SPRINTS; R.J. TAKES CASA GRANDE!

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-237 — Canyon Speedway Park hosts the next event for the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars, on September 28. Point leaders R.J. Johnson and Charles Davis Jr. enter that race separated by 79 points in the latest standings after they finished 1-2 in last Saturday’s race at Casa Grande, Ariz. Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., recorded his ninth victory of the 2013 campaign Saturday night at Central Arizona Raceway. He snatched the lead from Davis on lap [...]

R.J. JOHNSON SOARS TO CASA GRANDE VICTORY

Lance Jennings — CASA GRANDE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 15, 2013… USAC SouthWest Sprint point leader, R.J. Johnson of Phoenix continued his winning ways last Saturday night. This time, the former state Midget Champion raced from fourteenth to claim the $1,500 victory at Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Raceway. For Johnson, the 30-lap feature win was his ninth triumph of the campaign over “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Shon Deskins, Aaron Reutzel, and “The Magic Man” Mike Martin. Sunoco Fuels Passing Masters Dash [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: September 14, 2013 – Casa Grande, Arizona – Central Arizona Raceway

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: September 14, 2013 – Casa Grande, Arizona – Central Arizona Raceway FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 2. Brian Hosford (#32B Weber), 3. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 4. James Aragon (#57X Stone), 5. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 6. Steven Harms (#60 Harms), 7. Jody Wirth (#5X Wirth). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 3. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 4. Ronnie Clark (#6 [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS INVADE CENTRAL ARIZONA RACEWAY

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – SEPTEMBER 10, 2013… This Saturday, September 14th, the powerful USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will battle at Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Raceway. Located on the Pinal County Fairgrounds, the “Law Enforcement Appreciation Night” will also showcase Pure Stocks, X-Mods, and Dwarf Cars. The Spectator Gates will open at 4pm and Racing at the fast 3/8-mile oval is set to begin at 7:00pm. The “Law Enforcement Appreciation Night” marks the third race of the campaign at [...]

SOUTHWEST SPRINTS AT CASA GRANDE SATURDAY; DAVIS GRABS QUEEN CREEK BATTLE

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-228 — Central Arizona Raceway hosts this Saturday’s USAC Southwest Sprint Car race and series point leaders R.J. Johnson and Charles Davis Jr. again share the favorites spotlight. The Casa Grande, Ariz. track is one which has eluded Johnson so far this year as he leads Davis by 80 points in the latest standings. Davis and Josh Pelkey have been the winners there so far this year. Davis, of Buckeye, Ariz., emerged victorious in [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. WINS USAC SOUTHWEST BATTLE AT QUEEN CREEK

Lance Jennings — QUEEN CREEK, AZ – SEPTEMBER 8, 2013… Outdueling point leader R.J. Johnson, Buckeye’s “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. earned the Saturday night victory at Arizona Speedway. For Davis, the $1,500 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph was his sixth win of the campaign. R.J. Johnson, “The Radio Flyer” Bruce St. James, Ryan Linder, and Ronnie Clark followed the five-time Arizona Champion to the checkered flags. After winning his fifth Sunoco Fuels Passing Masters Dash, Johnson led the first twenty-two [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: September 7, 2013 – Queen Creek, Arizona – Arizona Speedway

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RACE RESULTS: September 7, 2013 – Queen Creek, Arizona  – Arizona Speedway FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau), 2. Bryan Swinehart (#68 Beal), 3. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 4. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Steven Harms (#60 Harms), 7. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 8. Mark Morin (#28 Morin), 9. Ryan Linder (#9 Linder). NT SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. 2. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 3. [...]

R.J. JOHNSON LEADS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO QUEEN CREEK

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – SEPTEMBER 5, 2013… After racing in Oklahoma and Kansas for the “Freedom Tour,” the cars and stars of the USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series have returned to the “Copper State.” This Saturday, September 7th, the traditional sprints will invade Queen Creek’s Arizona Speedway. Located within ET Motopark, the action packed card will also showcase Pure Stocks, AMA Mod Lites, and the Robert Horne Ford Bombers. The Front Gates will open at 5:15pm and [...]

JOHNSON, DAVIS LEAD SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO QUEEN CREEK

SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 — DICK JORDAN 13-221 — USAC Southwest Sprint Car point leaders R.J. Johnson and Charles Davis Jr. will lead the series back to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday and each hopes to add another notch to his USAC Arizona victory belt. Davis, who won one of the recent “non-point” Freedom Tour races in middle-America, has spurted to the all-time lead in terms of USAC victories in the Grand Canyon State and Johnson now trails by [...]