Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 22, 2020) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., finished off a sweep of Central Arizona Speedway’s three-day Seventh Annual Desert Thunder Nationals by thundering to victory lane in Sunday afternoon’s 25-lap IMCA Modified feature event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.
While Thornton, Jr., completed the trifecta, Bo Partain foiled a second consecutive Cody Thompson sweep attempt in the IMCA Modified ranks with Donald Comstock besting the Pure Stocks while Shon Deskins and Tuesday Calderwood claimed victory honors in the Power 600 Micro Sprints.
In the IMCA Modified portion, Ricky Thornton, Jr., completed a sweep of the three-day Desert Thunder Nationals by winning Sunday afternoon’s 25-lap finale,
Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 21, 2020) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Cody Thompson stayed perfect in Seventh Annual Desert Thunder Nationals racing action atop the 3/8-mile Central Arizona Speedway clay oval by topping Saturday night’s IMCA Modified and IMCA Sport Modified feature events.
While Thornton, Jr., made it two in a row in the IMCA Modifieds and 2019 IMCA Sport Modified sweeper Cody Thompson made it two in a row as well, Nelson Morrow took Pure Stock honors with Cameron La Rose and Corbin Rueschenberg best in the Power 600 Micro Sprint ranks as 141 total cars took in the second of the weekend’s three Desert Thunder Nationals
Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 20, 2020) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., kicked off the Seventh annual Desert Thunder Nationals by racing to victory lane in Friday night’s 25-lap IMCA Modified feature event atop the 3/8-mile Central Arizona Speedway clay oval.
While Thornton, Jr., bested the Modified ranks, Cody Thompson bounced back from heat race issues to take IMCA Sport Modified honors, Steve Shumaker scored the Pure Stock win and Cameron LaRose and J.W. Henderson claimed Power 600 Micro Sprint honors as 128 cars filled the pit area for the first of three days of Desert Thunder Nationals action.
After starting third in the 30-lap IMCA Modified feature, Thornton, Jr.,
Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 12, 2020) – Central Arizona Speedway will put the wraps on an abbreviated 2020 racing season with next weekend’s Seventh Annal Desert Nationals atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.
Following a Thursday night practice session from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Seventh Annual Desert Nationals kicks off with the first of three consecutive rounds of action on Friday night, November 20, at 7:00 p.m.
Round Two takes place on Saturday night with the green flag flying at 6:00 p.m. with the Desert Thunder Nationals then coming to a conclusion with Sunday’s November 22 tilt that goes green at 1:00 p.m.
IMCA Modifieds will headline
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