Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (April 12,
2016) – Racing fans will get a double dip of Sprint Cars as action
continues this Saturday night atop the 1/3-mile Canyon Speedway Park
clay oval near Phoenix.
The winged Sprint Cars of the ASCS Southwest
Region headline Saturday’s card that fires off at 7:00 p.m. with the
NAPA Non-Wing Sprint Cars making their first CSP appearance as well.
Along with both winged and non-wing Sprint
Cars, Saturday’s tilt also features Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars vs
SCRA Stock Cars, Micro Sprints and Dwarf Cars.
Saturday’s event marks the second ASCS
Southwest Sprint Car stop of the year at CSP after Washington-state
native Logan Forler raced to victory lane ahead of South Dakota’s
Dusty Zomer and Phoenix shoe J.T. Imperial on March 12.
Zomer, Bob Ream, Jr., and eight-time ASCS
Southwest champion each enjoyed CSP victory lane in 2015.
Gunning for that ninth consecutive title, Las
Cruces’ Ziehl is out to the ASCS Southwest points lead by just 15
points over Ream, Jr., with Forler, Colton Hardy and Imperial among
the current top five.
In the non-wing ranks, Matt Lundy became the
first two-time winner of 2016 with the NAPA Non-Wing Sprint Cars
with an April 2 triumph at Central Arizona ahead of Josh Shipley and
In the Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars vs. SCRA
Stock Car ranks, George Fronsman has won two of the past three
feature events to jump out to the early CSP points lead ahead of
Cody Center, Speedy Madrid, Lonnie Foss and Marlowe Wrightsman.
The Micro Sprints have reeled off
five different winners in the last five events with Ray Herrera
the most recent victor
after Dustin Cormany, Paul Martin, Tyler Merrill and Colton Hardy
topped previous events.
Cory Brown topped the most recent Dwarf Car
feature on April 2 to deny Ed Schule a third consecutive victory.
Tickets for Saturday’s action are just $16,
with a $3 discount for Military, Seniors and Students.
Children ages 7-12 are $6, with children 6 and under admitted
free. VIP passes are available for $20.
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Canyon Speedway Park is located in north
Peoria, AZ, off Lake Pleasant Parkway, then 1.3 miles west on
Carefree Highway. For more information, contact the track at
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