Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (August 31,
2016) – The always ultra-competitive Stock Cars take center
stage this weekend at Canyon Speedway Park with a $2,000
winner’s share posted for the Arizona Differential Stock Car
Shootout 100 presented by Allscapes Racing that takes place on
Saturday and Sunday.
While the Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars vs.
SCRA Stock Cars battle it out for the big money atop the
1/3-mile clay oval, other classes in action on both nights
include IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Hobby Stocks, Dwarf Cars and Mod
Both nights of racing are set to go green
at 7:00 p.m.
The Stock Car Shootout 100 portion of the
weekend gets under way with qualifying and twin 15-lap Shootouts
on Saturday night that will set the stage for Sunday’s
$2,000-to-win Stock Car Shootout 100 lapper.
After Matt Martinez topped the previous
pair of Stock Car Shootouts, Modified ace Ricky Thornton, Jr.,
has captured Stock Car Shootout honors over each of the past two
George Fronsman has been the one to beat
in Stock Car action at CSP this year, winning six of the last
seven feature events to build up a 30-point lead in the title
chase over Cody Center with Terry Skorick a distant third.
The only drivers to deny Fronsman victory
lane since the regular season began have been Center in the
February 26 season opener and then Nate Warren on June 18.
In the Arizona Differential IMCA Modified
ranks, defending Stock Car Shootout 100 winner Ricky Thornton,
Jr., returned to Arizona to top the most recent round of action
on July 30 after Jason Noll had topped the previous two events.
Mike Strobl is the current CSP points lead
in IMCA Modifieds with a 34 point advantage over Steve Stultz
and then Nate Warren one more point back in third.
While Chuck Thornton topped the most
recent Scottsdale Muffler & Automotive IMCA Hobby Stock vs.
Renegade feature, it’s Richard Bennett with a five point
advantage over Jason Crowe in the title chase.
Cory Brown and Tony Martin have traded
wins over the last four Dwarf Car feature events whiles John
Priest won the most recent Mod Lite main.
Tickets to this weekend’s Stock Car
Shootout 100 are just $16 each night 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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or by calling Holiday Inn Express at 623-853-1313.
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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
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