Jeff Taylor Tops Central Arizona Speedway’s Desert Thunder Nationals Finale as Cody Thompson Sweeps the Sport Mods!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 24, 2019) – Central Arizona Speedway’s Sixth Annual Desert Thunder Nationals came down to the final lap with Cave City, Arkansas racer Jeff Taylor denying R.C. Whitwell a sweep of the three-race weekend by winning Sunday afternoon’s 30-lap IMCA Modified main event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in Case Grande.

While Taylor denied Whitwell’s perfect weekend, Sioux City, Iowa’s Cody Thompson completed his three-race sweep of IMCA Sport Modified action and Jack Lacy bested Sunday’s round of Bomber competition.

Taylor jumped into the lead at the outset of the IMCA Modified feature and led throughout, fending off a late challenge from Whitwell.

“We got

Whitwell Wins Again at CAS Desert Thunder Nationals!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 23, 2019) – After wiring the field on Friday night, R.C. Whitwell upped his game with an even more dominant performance in Saturday’s second leg of Central Arizona Speedway’s Sixth Annual Desert Thunder Nationals by romping to IMCA Modified victory lane in a non-stop 25-lapper atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.

Whitwell wasn’t the only one to make it two-for-two in the three-race set with Cody Thompson besting the IMCA Sport Modifieds again and Zach Tate repeated in the Bombers.  R.J. Johnson and J.W. Henderson were victorious in Power 600 Micro Sprint Non-Wing and Restricted “A” Class competition, respectively.

Whitwell, Thompson and Tate will each

Whitwell Wires Desert Thunder Nationals Night One at Central Arizona Speedway

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 22, 2019) – Tucson’s R.C. Whitwell put on a clinic at Central Arizona Speedway on Friday night, leading all 25-laps of the IMCA Modified feature to top the opening leg of the Sixth Annual Desert Thunder Nationals atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.

While Whitwell whipped the Modifieds in the opening leg of the three-race set, other Friday night winners included Cody Thompson in IMCA Sport Modified action, Zack Tate in the Bombers, Colton Hardy in the Power 600 Non-Wing Micro Sprints and Dylan Schaadt in the Power 600 Restricted Micro Sprints.

Whitwell made the most of a front row starting position in the Modified

Desert Thunder Nationals! 11/21-11/24 2019

The 6th Annual Desert Thunder Nationals kicks off Thursday, November 21st for practice with three action packed days of IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Mods, Bombers and Power 600 Series Micros. You don’t want to miss some of the best drivers in the country. Cost of admission is $20 for Adults, Kids 11 and under are free. Racing action will get under way at 7:00 PM on the 22nd, 6:00 PM on the 23rd, and 1:00 PM on the 24th! Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. Follow us at https://www.facebook.com/Central-Arizona-Speedway-Casa-Grande-AZ or log onto www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com  or

Carney Tops ASCS Sprint Cars at Central Arizona Speedway’s “Night of Champions”

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 9, 2019) – Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour star John Carney II took center stage at Saturday’s “Night of Champions” event at Central Arizona Speedway by racing to victory lane in the 25-lap ASCS Southwest Region Sprint Car feature.

While the El Paso native took Sprint Car honors, other “Night of Champions” winners included Tim Ward in IMCA Modifieds, Bo Partain in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Donald Comstock in Pure Stocks, Bransen Lacy in Bombers and Shane Hinsley in Mod Lites.

After landing the pole position for the 25-lap feature, Carney II gunned into the pole at the outset and never looked back en route

ASCS Sprint Cars Headline Saturday’s Night of Champions at Central Arizona Speedway!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 7, 2019) – Winged Sprint Cars will take to Central Arizona Speedway’s 3/8-mile clay oval for the final time in 2019 during Saturday’s “Night of Champions” tilt.

The ASCS Southwest Region will drop in on CAS for the third and final time of the season with the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Bombers and Mod Lites in action as well.

Saturday’s racing action goes green at 7:00 p.m.

In the previous pair of ASCS Southwest Region events at Central Arizona Speedway, Las Cruces’ Rick Ziehl raced to the checkered flag on both occasions.  The multi-time series champion will try to make it

Night Of Champions 11/9

It’s time for the greatest show on dirt when the ASCS Wing Sprint Cars return for the Night of Champions to Central Arizona Speedway on November 9th for the last time this year. Joining them will be the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Bombers and Modlites. Racing action begins at 7:00pm. Pits open at 4:00pm, Front Gates open at 5:00pm. Cost of admission is $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military and Kids 11 and under are free. Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. Follow us at www.facebook.com/Central-Arizona-Speedway-Casa-Grande-AZ or log onto www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com  or call 520-709-0718 for more

Leary Lands USAC Southwest Honors at Central Arizona Speedway

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (October 26, 2019) – Indiana’s C.J. Leary took full advantage of an off weekend for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car series by dropping in on the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series at Central Arizona Speedway.

Racing from the sixth starting position, Leary battled to the front in the feature event to take the win aboard the Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports No. 19az Sprint Car.

Leary, who also won the series’ season opener at Central Arizona Speedway in March, raced to the checkered flag ahead of 11th-starter Charles Davis, Jr., with Jake Swanson, current series points leader Brody Roa and R.J. Johnson rounding out the

USAC Sprint Cars Headline Saturday’s Howl-O-Ween Bash at Central Arizona Speedway!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (October 24, 2019) – Central Arizona Speedway celebrates the season with Saturday night’s Howl-O-Ween Bash atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in Casa Grande.

Headlining the night will be the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars with IMCA Modifieds, Mod Lites and Power 600 Micro in action as well with the green flag flying at 7:00 p.m.  A Friday night practice from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. will precede the event.

Saturday’s tilt marks the first USAC Sprint Car outing at Central Arizona Speedway since Stevie Sussex beat Brody Roa and Charles Davis, Jr., to the line in May after C.J. Leary topped the series season opener in

Howl-O-Ween Bash 10/26/19

The USAC 410 Sprint Car Series… The best of the best… The four Wide Adrenaline Rush is coming to Central Arizona Speedway Saturday October 26th for the Howl-O-Ween Bash. We will also feature the Hair Raising IMCA Modifieds, Mysterious Modlites, and the Spooky Power 600 Series Micros. Trick or Treat for the Kids. Wicked Fast Racing starts at 7:00pm. Pits open at 4:00pm, Front Gates open at 5:00pm. Cost of admission is $20 for Adults, $17 for Seniors/Military and Kids 11 and under are free. Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. Follow us at https://www.facebook.com/Central-Arizona-Speedway-Casa-Grande-AZ

Gile Wires ASCS Non-Wing Sprint Cars at Central Arizona Speedway!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (October 12, 2019) – Dennis Gile made it two ASCS Desert Non-Wing Sprint Car series wins in a row by wiring the field in Saturday night’s 25-lap feature event atop the Central Arizona Speedway clay oval.

While Gile took Sprint Car honors, other Saturday night winners included Bo Partain in IMCA Sport Modified action, Nelson Morrow in Pure Stocks and Grant Schaadt and Cameron LaRose in winged and non-wing Power 600 Micro Sprint competition.

In the 25-lap ASCS Desert Non-Wing Sprint Car Series feature, Gile took command at the outset from the pole position and was in command all the way before ultimately posting his

Central Arizona Speedway Set for Saturday Night Racing Action!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (October 10, 2019) – Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Speedway fires back to life with Saturday’s Pinal County Federal Credit Union Night at the Races.

The event that gets under way at 7:00 p.m. is headlined by the ASCS Desert Non-Wing Sprint Car Series with the IMCA Sport Modifieds, Pure Stocks and Power 600 Non-Wing Micro Sprints in action as well along with a Mechanics Race to round out the evening.

The Saturday card will be preceded by a Friday night open practice session from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday’s card will mark just the second appearance of the year for the ASCS Desert Non-Wing

Pinal County Federal Credit Union Night 10/12/19!

Get your racing fix at Central Arizona Speedway on October 12th for the Pinal County Federal Credit Union Night at the races. On hand will be the San Tan Ford Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Power 600 Series Micro and Mechanics Race. Racing action begins at 7:00pm. Pits open at 4:00pm, Front Gates open at 5:00pm. Cost of admission is $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military and Kids 11 and under are free. Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. Follow us at www.facebook.com/Central-Arizona-Speedway-Casa-Grande-AZ or log onto www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com  or call 520-709-0718 for more

Racing again at CAS 9/14/19

It’s about to get real when the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Bombers, Dwarf Cars and Power 600 Series Micros return to Central Arizona Speedway on September 14th. Racing action begins at 7:00pm. Pits open at 4:00pm, Front Gates open at 5:00pm. Cost of admission is $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military and Kids 11 and under are free. Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. Follow us at www.facebook.com/Central-Arizona-Speedway-Casa-Grande-AZ or log onto www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com  or call 520-709-0718 for more information.

2 Day Labor Day Spectacular!

Central Arizona Speedway will return to action Labor Day weekend August 31st and September 1st. It will be a two day racing spectacular with the return of the SWDRA Super Late Models, IMCA Mods, IMCA Sport Mods, Bombers and Power 600 Series Micros. Racing action begins at 7:00pm. Pits open at 4:00pm, Front Gates open at 5:00pm. Cost of admission is $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military and Kids 11 and under are free. Central Arizona Speedway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194 behind the Pinal County Fairgrounds. 

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