Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (July
27, 2016) – Canyon Speedway Park is set to close out the
month of July with this Saturday night’s Allscapes Back to
School Special atop the 1/3-mile clay oval in the Phoenix
Headlining the night’s action are the
USAC Southwest Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds with the IMCA
Stock Cars vs. SCRA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks vs.
Renegades in action as well.
Saturday’s racing action goes green at
While the racing action on the track
will be intense, the kids cash in as well with a Backpack
Leading the way into Saturday’s action
in the USAC Southwest Sprint Car ranks is reigning champion
R.J. Johnson. Johnson swept the most
recent pair of events at CSP during May’s Salute to Indy and
has topped the most recent pair of series events to extend
his points lead to 107 markers.
With five overall USAC Southwest wins
to his credit thus far in 2016, Johnson leads Charles Davis,
Jr., Mike Martin, Matt Rossi and Stevie Sussex in the title
chase. Sussex earned a series win at CSP
on March 26.
In the Arizona Differential IMCA
Modified ranks, Jason Noll guns for a third consecutive win
after topping the Father’s Day Classic on June 18 and then
the Mid-Summer Classic on July 9.
While Noll tries for the three-peat,
Mike Strobl takes a 14 point edge into the night over Zack
Madrid in the track’s title chase with Steve Stultz another
nine points back in third.
A winner in five of the last six
Allscapes IMCA Stock Car vs. SCRA Stock Car feature events,
George Fronsman holds a 21 point advantage over Cody Center
in the chase for the championship.
While Joe Vlasity has topped two of
the last three Scottsdale Muffler & Automotive IMCA Hobby
Stock vs. Renegade main events, it’s Richard Bennett that
holds an 11-point lead Jason Crowe going into Saturday’s
action with Jacob Madrid another eight points back in third.
Tickets to Saturday’s Allscapes Back
to School Special 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,
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