Robert “Bobby” Martin (1949 – 2018)

Robert “Bobby” Martin (1949 – 2018) Phoenix – 69, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Bobby Martin was born in Phoenix on August 25, 1949. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1967, and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1972. When he returned from military service, Bobby started Central Towing Service in Phoenix and remained involved in auto-related businesses throughout his life. He was also active in the auto racing community, and operated a racing team with [...]

DAVIS & MARTIN TOP SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CSP

Lance Jennings, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018… Starting on the outside of the front row, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. (Buckeye, AZ) raced past Andy Reinbold with five laps remaining to win last Saturday’s “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships” at Canyon Speedway Park. Piloting his #50 RSS Industries / MP Environmental Services RSS, Davis scored his ninth Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph of the campaign. Hard charger “The Bull” Tye Mihocko, Reinbold, “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, and Colton Hardy chased the [...]

POINT STANDINGS

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (Prior to October 20 at Peoria, AZ) 1 Charles Davis Jr. 1105 2 Tye Mihocko 979 3 Mike Martin 936 4 Michael Curtis 802 5 Matt Lundy 691 6 Chris Bonneau 666 7 R.J. Johnson 558 8 Andy Reinbold 546 9 Dennis Gile 541 10 Tyler Most 502 11 Josh Pelkey 436 12 Sterling Cling 346 13 Zack Madrid 288 14 Bruce St. James 249 15 Kyle Shipley 225 16 Colton Maroney 206 17 Tyler Adams 200 18 Colton Hardy 190 19 Asa Kesterson 179 20 Ronnie Clark 175 21 Austin [...]

RACE RESULTS: September 22, 2018 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 22, 2018 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships” BEAVER STRIPES QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bruce St. James, 7K, St. James-15.219; 2. Chris Bonneau, 15, Bonneau-15.496; 3. Sterling Cling, 34, Cling-15.554; 4. Mike Martin, 16, Martin-15.612; 5. Colton Hardy, 74, Williams-15.702; 6. Asa Kesterson, 18, Kesterson-15.761; 7. Charles Davis Jr., 50, Davis-15.798; 8. Andy Reinbold, 19, Reinbold/Underwood-15.852; 9. Tye Mihocko, 5, Mihocko-16.031; 10. Tyler Merrill, 88, Merrill-16.191; [...]

RACE RESULTS: September 21, 2018 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 21, 2018 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 2. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 3. Asa Kesterson (#18 Kesterson), 4. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 5. Colton Hardy (#74 Williams). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Davis), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Reinbold/Underwood), [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS HEADLINE CANYON SPEEDWAY PARK’S “SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS”

Lance Jennings, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018… This Friday and Saturday, September 21st & 22nd, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will return to Canyon Speedway Park for the “Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships.” Promoted by Doug Gabbard, the Peoria, Arizona oval will also showcase the Allscapes Stock Cars, Desert Restorations IMCA Hobby Stocks, Modlites, and Micro Sprints, The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm with Racing scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. In addition, there will be an open practice at the [...]

POINT STANDINGS

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (prior to September 21 at Peoria, AZ) DRIVERS 1 Charles Davis Jr. 954 2 Tye Mihocko 835 3 Mike Martin 786 4 Michael Curtis 713 5 Matt Lundy 637 6 Chris Bonneau 556 7 Dennis Gile 503 8 R.J. Johnson 480 9 Josh Pelkey 436 10 Tyler Most 417 11 Andy Reinbold 411 12 Zack Madrid 288 13 Sterling Cling 245 14 Colton Maroney 206 15 Tyler Adams 200 16 Ronnie Clark 175 17 Austin Kuehl 174 18 Jake Swanson 172 19 Joe Scheopner 166 20 Rick Shuman 165 21 Kyle Shipley [...]

SANDS CHEVROLET SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CSP

Sands Chevrolet Southwest Championships Open Practice – All Divisions – 9/20/18 Practice at 7:30pm – Pits Cleared at 5pm General Admission – FREE Pit Passes – $20 Adults — 11 and under FREE Racing – 9/21/18 – 9/22/18 Divisions (Each Day): Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Cars Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars* Desert Restorations IMCA Hobby Stocks* Modlites CSP Micro Sprints (Non Wing – Big Track) * – Track Points Race Time & Prices (Friday Night 9/21/18) Front Gates Open at 5PM Racing Begins at 7:30PM General Admission – $20 Adults — $15 Seniors (60+) & [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. ADDS MCSPADDEN CLASSIC TO WIN LIST

Lance Jennings, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018… Taking the lead from Michael Curtis on lap six, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. (Buckeye, AZ) stormed to last Saturday’s “3rd Annual Lealand McSpadden Classic” victory. For Davis, the win at Arizona Speedway marked his eighth Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph of the campaign. “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, “The Bull” Tye Mihocko, Chris Bonneau, and “The Radio Flyer” Bruce St. James rounded out the top-five drivers. Piloting his #50 RSS Industries / MP Environmental [...]

RACE RESULTS: September 8, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “3rd Annual Lealand McSpadden Classic”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: September 8, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “3rd Annual Lealand McSpadden Classic” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Davis), 2. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 3. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 4. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 5. Rick Shuman (#25 Shuman), 6. Sterling Cling (#34 Cling), 7. Joe Scheopner (#17 Scheopner). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 2. Mike Martin [...]