2018 USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE HAS 25 DATES AT 7 TRACKS

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 29, 2018… Entering their sixth season, the cars and stars of the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series are set for twenty-five events at seven racetracks. Opening with the February 3rd “Steve Stroud Memorial” at Canyon Speedway Park, the traditional 360s will close out their schedule with Arizona Speedway’s 2-day “51st Western World Championships” on November 3rd. The popular non-point 4-race “Freedom Tour” remains a highlight on the calendar with shows in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Promoted [...]

USAC WESTERN RACERS CELEBRATED AT LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 28, 2018… The United States Auto Club’s western racers, champions, and special award winners were honored last Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted by Chris Kearns at the Orleans Hotel and Casino, the 2017 Western Awards Banquet celebrated the accomplishments from thirteen divisions. The event was headlined by returning champions. “The Demon” Damion Gardner of Concord, California scored his fifth consecutive AMSOIL CRA Sprint Car crown for Mark Alexander. Laveen, Arizona’s R.J. Johnson claimed his fifth straight Sands [...]

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE DATE – TRACK – LOCATION January 26: Orleans Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV (Bowling Tournament / 8pm) January 27: Orleans Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV (USAC Western Awards Banquet / 12pm) February 3: Canyon Speedway Park – Peoria, AZ (Steve Stroud Memorial) February 28: *The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Las Vegas, NV (FVP Outlaw Showdown / $3,000-to-win / Non-Points) March 1: *The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway [...]

USAC TECHNICAL UPDATE – TB2018-NAT001

*These rules are also in effect for AMSOIL USAC/CRA, USAC West Coast, and Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars for 2018. USAC TECHNICAL UPDATE – TB2018-NAT001 NATIONAL SERIES Date: JANUARY 1, 2018 ALL NATIONAL SERIES -Digital bleeders are allowed. Air may not be introduced to the tire. Bleeders may not be controlled remotely. -Full containment seats mandatory beginning May 1, 2018. Beginning in 2019 all seats must meet SFI 39.2 specifications. Silver Crown Series -Tire options for events in 2018 remain the same as 2017 National Sprint -Suspension adjustments [...]

USAC WESTERN RACERS TO BE HONORED AT JANUARY 27TH LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, DECEMBER 27, 2017… On Saturday, January 27th, the United States Auto Club’s Western Racing Divisions will celebrate their 2017 season at the annual Awards Banquet and Roast. Hosted by the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, racers with the CRA Sprint Car, West Coast Sprint Car, SouthWest Sprint Car, Western States Midget, Speed 2 Western Midget, and National Micro Sprint Series will be honored. The festivities will begin the previous night at 8:00pm with the USAC Western [...]

FINAL 2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS

FINAL 2017 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS 1 R.J. Johnson 1480 2 Charles Davis, Jr. 1355 3 Shon Deskins 1102 4 Tye Mihocko 1021 5 Mike Martin 1001 6 Chris Bonneau 944 7 Nick Aiuto 932 8 Michael Curtis 837 9 Landon Cling 699 10 Stevie Sussex 670 11 Matt Lundy 665 12 Jeff Lowery 636 13 Andy Reinbold 635 14 Bruce St. James 613 15 Brent Yarnal 592 16 Cody Sickles 521 17 Matt Rossi 500 18 Dave Darland 306 19 Brady Bacon 305 20 Jake Swanson 288 21 Dennis Gile 269 22 Kevin Thomas, Jr. [...]

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 4, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – 50th Torco Racing Fuels “Western World Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 4, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – 50th Torco Racing Fuels “Western World Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Chris Windom (#5X Baldwin), 2. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 3. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 4. Chris Bonneau (#15 Bonneau), 5. Zack Madrid (#5M Madrid), 6. Jeff Lowery (#45 Lowery), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Curtis), 8. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dave [...]

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – 50th Western World Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2017 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – 50th Western World Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Andy Reinbold (#19 Reinbold/Underwood), 2. R.J .Johnson (#51 Martin), 3. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 4. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 7. Jeff Lowery (#45 Lowery), 8. Joe Scheopner (#17 Scheopner). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. [...]

R.J. JOHNSON LEADS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO “50TH WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS”

Lance Jennings, NOVEMBER 1, 2017… This Friday, November 3rd, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will battle for two nights of action at Arizona Speedway’s “50th Annual Western World Championships.” Located within ET Motopark in San Tan Valley and promoted by Jonah Trussel, the season finale will also feature the AMSOIL USAC National and USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. On both days, the Pit gates will open at 12:00pm, spectator gates will open at 3:00pm, and racing is scheduled to start [...]