SALDANA RACING PRODUCTS JOINS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR CONTINGENCY PROGRAM

MARCH 5, 2019… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series welcomes Saldana Racing Products as a Contingency Sponsor for the 2019 season. The Brownsburg, Indiana based company manufactures aluminum radiators, oil tanks, fuel bladders, and tanks that are used on today’s powerful sprint cars and other performance vehicles. To be eligible for the $50 certificate, racers must display the company’s sticker on their cars. The stickers will be available at the race track and must be visible. Stickers placed [...]

PYROTECT RACING CELLS JOINS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR CONTINGENCY PROGRAM

MARCH 5, 2019… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series welcomes Pyrotect Racing Cells as a Contingency Sponsor for the 2019 season. The Brownsburg, Indiana based company manufactures high quality fuel tanks and bladders for sprint cars, midgets, and high performance vehicles. To be eligible for the $50 certificate, racers must display the company’s sticker on their cars. The stickers will be available at the race track and must be visible. Stickers placed on the inside of sail panels, [...]

C.J. LEARY TOPS “COTTON CLASSIC” AT CASA GRANDE

Casa Grande, AZ… Racing past Michael Curtis on lap 15, C.J. Leary (Greenfield, IN) led the rest of the way to claim Saturday’s “Cotton Classic” at Central Arizona Speedway. Piloting the Reinbold / Underwood Motorsports’ #19 AME Electrical / Mesilla Valley Transportation Spike, C.J’s $2,000 triumph was the first Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car 410 race in series history. Isaac Chapple, Brody Roa, Jake Swanson, and Josh Hodges followed the USAC National driver to the checkered flags. Roa [...]

CASA GRANDE’S “COTTON CLASSIC” OPENS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR SEASON

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 25, 2019… This Saturday, March 2nd, the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will open their seventh campaign at Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Arizona. Promoted by Dave Ellis, the “2nd Annual Cotton Classic” will be the first of three dates for the fast 3/8-mile oval on the schedule. The action packed card will also feature Pure Stocks, Power 600 Micro Sprints, Dwarf Cars, and Bombers. The spectator gates will open at 5:00pm with racing scheduled [...]

USAC WESTERN RACERS HONORED AT LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 18, 2019… Last Saturday afternoon, the United States Auto Club (USAC) honored their 2018 western racers at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Competitors with the Speed 2 Western Midgets, Western States Midgets, SouthWest Sprints, West Coast Sprints, and USAC/CRA Sprints were celebrated at the annual Western Awards Banquet. USAC Western Director Chris Kearns served as master of ceremonies and announced that the Woodland Auto Display will return as the Fast Time Award sponsor [...]

ULTRA SHIELD RACE PRODUCTS JOINS USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR CONTINGENCY PROGRAM

Lance Jennings, FEBRUARY 5, 2019… The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series welcomes Ultra Shield Race Products as a contingency sponsor for 2019. The Flint, Texas based company specializes in safety equipment for today’s racer. From tear-offs, seats, fire suits, safety belts, straps, gloves, shoes, harnesses, and more, Ultra Shield is “the professional’s choice!” To be eligible for the award, racers must display the company’s sticker on their cars. The stickers will be available at the race track and must [...]

USAC WESTERN ROOKIES TO BE CELEBRATED AT FEBRUARY 16TH LAS VEGAS AWARDS BANQUET

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 28, 2019… As part of the upcoming celebration at the USAC Western Awards Banquet, the drivers that earned “Rookie of the Year” honors will be recognized. The festivities will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 16th. Joel Rayborne, Britton Bock, Tyler Most, and Kyle Beilman are among numerous drivers, car owners, and special award recipients with the CRA Sprint Car, West Coast Sprint Car, SouthWest Sprint Car, Western States [...]

USAC WESTERN AWARDS BANQUET TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE

Tickets are available for the USAC Western Awards Banquet. Come celebrate the 2018 season with our champions on Saturday, February 16th at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Open to all racers, crews, family, friends, and fans. The ticket order form is online at westcoastsprintcars.com/banquet.pdf and must be received by February 11th.

NEW RACER INCENTIVE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR USAC/CRA & SOUTHWEST SPRINTS

Lance Jennings, JANUARY 18, 2019… Officials with the United States Auto Club’s Western Office have announced a new Racer Incentive Program for the upcoming season. Any racer who enters every event for both the AMSOIL USAC/CRA and Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car schedules will have their entry fees reimbursed at the end of the year. With both series now operating under the same engine rules, the program encourages more support, higher car counts, increased competition, and a friendly rivalry [...]