The stars are beginning to shine in the 2015 season and will all be out for the annual Pinal County Fair race this Friday night March 20th. Ricky Thornton Jr has won 3 of the last 4 races in the San Tan Ford Modified Championships and will be looking to make it 4 in a row this Friday. Early in the 2015 season Casa Grandes Brian Schultz has stayed consistent and leads the 2015 championship series for the 2nd year in a row. Don Earven who had the most wins in 2014 at CAS sits in 2nd overall in points followed by John Morris Jr., Chaz Baca Jr. and Thornton
After an exciting Sunday of racing that saw Thornton, Schreiner and Churchwell all net victories in their divisions we return to racing under the lights this Saturday night at 7:00pm. Saturday night March 14th will feature San Tan Ford Modifieds, X-Mods, Pure Stocks, Mod Lites and Bombers.
Clinching his first victory of the Modified Championships season Ricky Thornton Jr. backed up his 2nd place the weekend before with a victory in the Sunday Shootout and started to work away the 24 point deficit that the first weekends engine failure left him in. Don Earven will return after a phenomenal run after starting in the 19th spot , entering the hot
Super Sunday Shootouts are next up at Central Arizona Speedway. After 3 successful weekends we shift gears and look forward to sunny skies and 30 lap features with San Tan Ford Modified Championship Modifieds, X-Mods and Pure Stocks. 3 of the most exciting divisions we host all battling in 30 laps features just outside the valley of the sun.
Last Saturday saw edge of your seat entertainment from all divisions and the San Tan Ford Modifieds put the icing on the cake. Ricky Thornton jr. and RC Whitwell crossed the checkers side by side with less than a bumpers advantage netting Thornton the victory while the entire field ran side
Pinal County Federal Credit Union stepped up once again motivating the San Tan Ford South West Modified Championship Modifieds with an escalated purse for showing up with 30 cars or more. PCFCU will pay $1000 for the winner of Saturday nights feature and $90 to start the 26 car main event if there are 30 or more cars to show up in the IMCA Modified division. Non Qualifiers will receive $40 in tow money. Weekly feature pay for 29 or less cars with $40 NQ money.
Modifieds started the season last week with action from front to the back of the 33 car field. RC Whitwell clinched the opener followed
This Saturday night San Tan Ford proudly presents the return of the San Tan Ford South West Modified Championships to Central Arizona Speedway and the first annual San Tan Ford night at the races!
The best of the best in the IMCA modified division will all have their sites set on the $16000 points fund and championship run that will begin the 1st of 25 races in the quest for the title in Saturday nights $1000 to win feature. Consistency will play a key roll in the 2015 championship as most of the front runners from last year will also be joined by new entries in the division that the
An estimated record $16000 in points fund money will be available in 2015 for running the South West Modified Championship season.
The 2015 South West… Modified Championships and Central Arizona Speedway are proud to announce the 2015 and beyond partnership with San Tan Ford. San Tan Ford will be the title sponsor for both the traveling San Tan Fords South West Modified Championships and San Tan Fords Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, AZ.
The South West Modified Championships will begin this Saturday night at Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande and include all 14 scheduled modified races at C.A.S. , all 10 races at Arizona Speedway and an
New Mexico native and reigning ASCS champion Rick ” The Real Deal” Ziehl closed the show with an epic battle and lap 14 high side pass on Lorne Wofford after starting in 6th position to clinch the first ASCS Wing feature of 2015 at the Central Arizona Speedway season opener. Battles through out the field were some of the best in recent memory with only one yellow slowing the 25 lap feature.
Eric Winemiller topped the X-Mod division leading wire to wire, Ty Weidner bested the Pure Stock division, 2014 champ Brenden Priest claimed modlite victory and Virgil McArthur grabbed the first bomber victory of 2014.
A record crowd visited
Spend Valentines Day with us this Saturday night February 14th at Central Arizona Speedway as we kick off the 2015 dirt track season with ASCS Wing Sprint Cars, X-Mods, Pure Stocks, Mod lites and Bombers.
ASCS Wing Sprint cars are set to headline this Saturday nights action packed season opener as the entire field of championship hopefuls will fill the pits of Central Arizona Speedway for the first time in 2015. Alex Pettas claimed victory last time the wing sprint cars graced CAS and will have his hands full to play the repeat as 2014 Champion Rick Zeihl and 2nd place finisher Bob Ream Jr. , who battled the championship
The 2014 Arizona Speedway and Central Arizona Speedway Celebration of Champions will be on Saturday night December 13th at Pearls Banquet Hall located at 1455 S Stapley Dr in Mesa, AZ. 7:00pm. It will be catered by Pigglys Smokehouse Barbecue Grill. Tickets will be $20 per adult and $10 for kids and will be on sale starting this Saturday night at the pit board. The menu will be Pulled Pork and BBQ Brisket. If you haven’t had their food at their restaurant it is fantastic! Deadline for purchasing tickets will be November 28th (Deadline moved to December 2nd). If you do not want to purchase at track an order
The word is out and stage is set for the 2014 Desert Thunder Nationals and the South West Modified Championships season finale. The best of the IMCA Modifed drivers the South West has to offer will stand off against the best of the rest of the country in the first annual Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway on Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd. This Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon fall blockbuster event has drawn the attention of drivers from around the country and will put the South West Modified Championship stand outs Cody Graham, Eric Center, Chaz Baca and Don Earven and Arizona stand outs Ricky Thornton
JJ Yeley blends in with the Challenge Cup Non Wing 360 sprint cars as they visit Central Arizona Speedway Saturday night November 8th in a special $12 sprint car spectacular. Matt Lundy will lead the Challenge cup crew into Saturday nights event as he has had a great run in the 2014 championship sitting 27 points ahead of Lonnie Oliver and 34 points ahead of Aaron Jones. Adding his name to the Challenge Cup ranks will be Sprint Car legend and Nascar star JJ Yeley. Yeley who has put together a ride between his father Jack Yeley and Tommy Lee of Prescott will look to challenge the best of the
Points leader Cody Graham is looking to finish of the last 3 races of season long South West Modified Championships on a high note as well as the rest of the IMCA Modified crew. In their last trip to the speedway Graham was off the podium but still collected valuable points as Ricky Thornton Jr., finished just ahead of the veteran Terry Belcher and the winningest driver at CAS this year Don Earven in one of the most exciting races of the year. The 43 team of Graham will be looking to return to the way the season began with a win at CAS this Saturday night.
The X-Mods are
Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway Nov. 22nd & 23rd CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – After racing for $1,000 on opening night, IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified drivers vie for $3,000 to win on night two of the inaugural Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway. Both Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23 features are Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events. A minimum of $75 will be paid to start on Saturday. Sunday’s runner-up earns $1,500 with $1,000 paid for third. Minimum start money is $150. Non-qualifiers get $50 on Saturday and $60 on Sunday. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods will run with XMods for $500 to win Saturday
Torco Fuels presents the CDM SuperLate Models in $1500 to win slugfest Saturday night October 18th. In their last visit Jason Noll piloted the Total Seal backed 51 machine to victory lane followed by Lonnie Parker and Ricky Thornton Jr.. Thornton who holds the most wins in the Arizona Late Model series will be looking for redemption Saturday night as a motor problems kept him from challenging for the win in his last attempt at the high speed facility. With the winter drivers and fans trickling in and the CAS regulars filling the stands the racing will be electric this Saturday night.
Trevor Miller will be searching for 2 in
Although not leading points Don Earven has showcased he is the man to beat at Central Arizona Speedway and October 4th the competitors of the South West Modified Championships have their chance as we return to racing at the South Wests fastest track. As of this release Cody Graham, Brian Schultz and Eric Center sit 1,2,3 and are at the top of the points food chain. Chaz Baca Jr., Don Earven and Ricky Thornton Jr. all like to play the spoiler and will try and do so as we return to racing with the best in the west as we get it on on Saturday night October 4th.
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