The 2nd annual Desert Thunder Nationals presented by San Tan Ford takes place this Saturday and Sunday November 21st and 22nd with practice on Friday the 20th. All of the best IMCA modified teams in the country will converge to the high speed 3/8th mile oval at Central Arizona Speedway to test their skill against the the countries best.
Last year saw Jessie Sobbing of Iowa win the $1000 Saturday night main and Cave City Arkansas’s Jeff Taylor claim the $3000 top prize for the Sunday portion of the event. The local terror of Ricky Thornton Jr. will look to dethrone Taylor to cap off his epic 2015 season and
The IMCA Modifieds invade Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, AZ on November 20-22, 2016 for the Desert Thunder Nationals presented by SanTan Ford.
Admission is only $15 Per Adult or $25 for a 2 Day Pass. Pit Passes $30. Kids 11 and Under FREE!
Practice on Friday 6-9PM, Racing Saturday at 6PM, and Sunday at 1:30PM
USAC Non Wing Sprint Cars make their single season appearance to San Tan Fords Central Arizona Speedway this Saturday night in the first annual Central Arizona College night at the races. Last time to the high banked location Charles Davis Jr. claimed victory as he set the pace early and ran away with the win over Matt Rossi and RJ Johnson. This time current USAC leader RJ Johnson, Josh Pelkey and the rest… of the non wing contingents have a different outcome planned as all of the south west best teams will join in the action at Arizonas most exciting track, Central Arizona Speedway.
Included in the Central Arizona
Ricky Thornton Jr. will carry his story book season into Saturday nights feature at Central Arizona Speedway. Thornton will be looking for valuable points as he nears his conquest of the 2015 San Tan Fords Modified Championship Series. Thornton will have company however from the likes of other drivers who have claimed wins at CAS this year that include Tyler Mecl and John Morris Jr. along with IMCA track champ Chaz Baca Jr. and runner up Brian Schultz. Don Earven who began a late season streak in 2014 at CAs will also be looking for his first win of 2015.
Super Stocks return as well with Rob Colclasure leading the…
As the San Tan Ford Modifieds race their last night for IMCA points, consistent racing has kept 2 drivers in the lead of the division at CAS. Chaz Baca Jr. and Brian Schultz both come into Saturday nights event tied for the lead with 357 points a piece, while Don Earven and Ricky Thornton Jr. only sit 6 and 8 points out of the lead. Although track points and the San Tan Ford Modified Championship points do not end until the Desert Thunder Nationals, both Baca and Schultz will try and pull off the IMCA Championship on Saturday night.
X-Mods, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks and Modlites will all be in…