2019 RULE CHANGES FOR USAC/CRA, SOUTHWEST, AND WEST COAST SPRINT CARS

Lance Jennings, DECEMBER 14, 2018… Officials with the Western Office of the United States Auto Club (USAC) have issued a list of changes for competition with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars, and USAC West Coast Sprint Cars in 2019. COCKPIT ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION PARTS: After a one year hiatus, cockpit adjustable suspension parts are returning to the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. In 2019, cockpit adjustable suspension parts WILL BE ALLOWED with the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest [...]

USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET

USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET Open to all Racers, Crews, Family, Friends, Fans WHERE:  Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, NV WHEN:    Saturday, Feb 16th (Banquet) – 12:00pm Cocktails / 1:00pm Lunch / Awards to follow  DRESS:    Cocktail Attire COST for BANQUET: $75.00 per person (Cash, check or money order only) Children  same cost AWARDS: Top 10 and RoY in CRA, Light up the World  Midgets, West Coast Sprint Cars, Southwest Sprint Cars.  Top 3 in Western US Midgets (all  classes).  Numerous other special awards to [...]

FINAL 2018 POINT STANDINGS

FINAL 2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR POINT STANDINGS 1 Charles Davis, Jr. 1348 2 Tye Mihocko 1220 3 Mike Martin 1110 4 Matt Lundy 819 5 Michael Curtis 802 6 R.J. Johnson 782 7 Chris Bonneau 666 8 Tyler Most 609 9 Dennis Gile 606 10 Andy Reinbold 546 11 Sterling Cling 442 12 Josh Pelkey 436 13 Stevie Sussex 400 14 Colton Hardy 346 15 Asa Kesterson 306 16 Bruce St. James 300 17 Zack Madrid 288 Austin Kuehl 288 19 Jake Swanson 284 20 Colton Moroney 251 21 Ronnie Clark 225 Kyle Shipley 225 23 Kevin Thomas, Jr. [...]

RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 3, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 2. C.J. Leary (#33 Cushman), 3. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 4. Asa Kesterson (#18 Kesterson), 5. Daylin Perreira (#21 Perreira), 6. Austin Ervine (#51X AJ), 7. Colton Maroney (#68 Maroney), 8. Dave Darland (#2 Yeley),  NT. SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Colton Hardy (#74 Williams), 2. Charles [...]

RACE RESULTS: November 2, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships”

SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 2, 2018 – San Tan Valley, Arizona – Arizona Speedway – “51st Western World Championships” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ryan Bernal (#73 Ford), 2. Brady Bacon (#99 Bacon), 3. Dave Darland (#2 Yeley), 4. Chase Stockon (#1AZ Trussel), 5. Nick Aiuto (#27 Aiuto), 6. Sterling Cling (#34 Cling), 7. Ryan Stolz (#72 Ford), 8. Spencer Hill (#11W West), 9. Michael Fanelli (#2F Fanelli). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Colton [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. LEADS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS TO “51st WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS”

Lance Jennings, OCTOBER 31, 2018… The battle for the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car crown will be settled at the “51st Western World Championships.” Promoted by Jonah Trussel, Arizona Speedway will host two nights of the prestigious race starting, this Friday, November 2nd. In addition to the traditional 360 sprints, the action packed card will also showcase the AMSOIL USAC National and USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. On both days, the Pit gates will open at 2:00pm, spectator gates will open [...]

KEVIN THOMAS JR. TRIUMPHS AT CASA GRANDE’S “HOWL-O-WEEN BASH”

Lance Jennings, OCTOBER 30, 2018… After flying from the Midwest, Kevin Thomas Jr. (Cullman, AL) was victorious at last Saturday’s “Howl-O-Ween Bash” at Central Arizona Speedway. Driving the Imperial Motorsports’ #75X Mazatzal Dirt Works / Jeff’s Jam It In Storage entry, Thomas powered by Stevie Sussex on lap ten and held off all challengers to earn his first Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car win of the year. Top qualifier R.J. Johnson, Logan Seavey, Jason McDougal, and point leader “Chargin” [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINTS OPENING UP RULEBOOK TO ALLOW 410 c.i. ENGINES

Richie Murray, The Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series has announced it will open up their rules package to include 410 cubic-inch engines beginning with the 2019 racing season. The move now aligns the series with the same rulebook as the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Car Series. Although, 360 c.i. engines will remain legal to run with the series, the rule change will give the series a major boost heading into the future. “The tradition of both USAC [...]

KT WINS “HOWL-O-WEEN BASH” AT CASA GRANDE

Casa Grande, AZ……..Kevin Thomas Jr. of Cullman, Ala. sped to victory in Saturday night’s 30-lap Sands Chevrolet USAC Soiuthwest Sprint race at Central Arizona Speedway. R.J. John son was second in the “Howl-O-Week Bash” ahead of Logan Seavey, Jason McDougal and Charles Davis Jr.

POINT STANDINGS

2018 SANDS CHEVROLET USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS (Prior to November 2 at San Tan Valley, AZ) Position Driver Points 1 Charles Davis, Jr. 1237 2 Tye Mihocko 1113 3 Mike Martin 1054 4 Michael Curtis 802 5 Matt Lundy 736 6 Chris Bonneau 666 7 R.J. Johnson 639 8 Tyler Most 589 9 Dennis Gile 586 10 Andy Reinbold 546 11 Josh Pelkey 436 12 Sterling Cling 381 13 Zack Madrid 288 14 Stevie Sussex 266 15 Bruce St. James 249 16 Colton Hardy 245 17 Asa Kesterson 242 18 Austin Kuehl 232 19 Kyle Shipley 225 Ronnie [...]