Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (September
20, 2016) – The regular season at Canyon Speedway Park wraps up
in truly “exciting” fashion with the running of this Saturday
night’s Mr. Excitement 40 Tribute to Terry Belcher atop the
1/3-mile clay oval near Phoenix.
Late Models and IMCA Modifieds will take
center stage in Saturday’s Mr. Excitement 40 with the IMCA Stock
Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks, Western Mod Lites and Micro Sprints in
action as well. Saturday’s racing action goes
green at 7:00 p.m. after an open practice session on Friday
night from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
While the regular season wraps up with
Saturday’s Mr. Excitement 40, there is still some CSP action to
take in beginning with the 16th Annual Sands
Chevrolet USAC Hall of Fame Classic on September 30 and October
1 and then the Hank Arnold Memorial on October 22.
Saturday’s Mr. Excitement 40 features Late
Models atop the 1/3-mile oval for the fourth time this season
with Sean Bray, Lonnie Parker, Jr., and Dana Fite splitting
victories in the previous three events.
Clay Daly topped last year’s Late Model
portion of the Mr. Excitement 40.
In Arizona Differential IMCA Modified
action, Mike Strobl is closing in on the CSP track title with a
31 point advantage over Nate Warren with Mike Stultz another 16
points back in third.
Bryson Curry and Jay Foster split the most
recent IMCA Modified action with wins over the Stock Car
Shootout 100 Labor Day weekend.
While denied the big money in the Stock
Car Shootout 100, George Fronsman has been otherwise unstoppable
in Allscapes IMCA Stock Car vs. SCRA Stock Car action with ten
overall wins for 2016 at CSP to build up a 32-point lead over
It’s neck-and-neck in the Scottsdale
Muffler & Automotive IMCA Hobby Stocks vs. Renegades with
Richard Bennett and Jacob Madrid tied atop the point charts with
Paul O’Connor and Merle Zachrison tied for third, 21 points
behind the lead duo. Madrid topped both
nights of the recent Stock Car Shootout 100 weekend to force the
John Priest has topped two of the three
most recent Western Mod Lite main events at CSP while the Micro
Sprints return to CSP action for the first time since Jarrett
Martin raced to victory lane on June 18.
Tickets to Saturday’s “Mr. Excitement 40
Tribute to Terry Belcher” 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
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