WEST: Back-to-Back; Stewart Does It Again; Claims Winter Heat Round Four at Cocopah

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SOMERTON, Ariz. — official event release — Matt Hill photo — Shane Stewart became the first back-to-back feature winner in Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown history on Friday at Cocopah Speedway. Stewart passed defending event champion Danny Lasoski for the lead in turns three and four with five laps remaining to claim the $12,000 top prize as well as the lead in …

WEST: Stewart Blows By Larson; Scores Win in Round Three of Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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SOMERTON, Ariz. — official event release — Bobby McMorris photo — Mother Nature made her own plans for the midweek race during the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Weather postponed the third round of the five-race series at Cocopah Speedway one day until Wednesday, when another brief shower in the middle of the program resulted in an ultra-fast surface for …

WEST: Round Three of Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Postponed Due to Weather

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official event release — Tuesday’s third round of the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown has been postponed one day at Cocopah Speedway. Cocopah Speedway General Manager Greg Burgess opened the Winter Heat press conference on Tuesday afternoon announcing that incoming inclement weather has forced track officials to run the third of five races on Wednesday, …

WEST: Shane Stewart, Larson Marks Racing File Entry for 2016 Winter Heat at Cocopah

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Paul Arch for Larson Marks Racing photo — Larson Marks Racing will return to the desert for the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, Ariz., with regular driver Shane Stewart at the wheel. The team won the second of five nights in the inaugural event with team …

INDOOR: Parker Price-Miller Set to Open Busy Winter Season at Bad Boy Buggies Indy Invitational

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INDIANAPOLIS — official press release — PPM Racing photo — The month of December kicks off the ever popular indoor season in the Midwest, and Kokomo, Ind. teenager Parker Price-Miller is set to open a very busy winter season up on Saturday night, driving a National Midget during the inaugural Bad Boy Buggies Indy Invitational. “I am really looking forward …

WEST: $10,000 Points Fund Up for Grabs During 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official press release — A notable points fund is up for grabs during the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Cometic Gasket, JE Pistons and K1 Technologies have returned as points fund sponsors and will distribute $10,000 among the top five finishers in overall points during the premier off-season 410ci winged sprint car event in the …

WEST: Brown Set to Open 2016 Season at Cocopah’s Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official press release — TeeJay Crawford photo — Brian Brown will return to Cocopah Speedway in January for the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. The Missouri native is set to tackle the 3/8-mile oval throughout the marquee 410ci sprint car event, which features $12,000-to-win, $1,000-to-start races on Jan. 1-2 and Jan. 8-9 with a $5,000-to-win …

WEST: Tickets on Sale for 2016 Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official release — Tickets for the second annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown are on sale. General admission seats are available for the marquee 410ci sprint car event, which will be held Jan. 1-2, Jan. 5 and Jan. 8-9, 2016, at Cocopah Speedway, by visiting the event’s new website – www.CocopahWinterHeat. com. “Ticket sales are now live and …

SPRINT CARS: Redemption for Reutzel in Winter Heat Showdown Finale

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SOMERTON, Ariz. — official release — Malcom White photo — Aaron Reutzel capped the inaugural Winter Heat Showdown by accomplishing a goal that had evaded him throughout the first week and a half of the new year. Reutzel led all but one lap on Saturday at Cocopah Speedway, where he recorded his first 410 sprint car feature victory during the …

SPRINT CARS: Lots Of Events Planned During Winter Heat

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official series release – Serena Dalhamer photo – The inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown has featured two standout nights of racing at Cocopah Speedway. While the three-eighths-mile oval is dormant for the next two days before round three on Tuesday, the local community has a variety of events for fans, teams and locals. In addition to …

SPRINT CARS: Road Warrior; Ryan Smith Goes West For Cocopah Winter Heat

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SOMERTON, Ariz. – official release — Rick Rarer/SprintCarNews.com photo — When Ryan Smith plugged in the coordinates to Cocopah Speedway, his GPS system winced. Smith, who hails from Kunkletown, Pa., and is a part of the famed Pennsylvania Posse, is in the process of traveling across the country to compete in the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown this weekend. “It …

SPRINT CARS: Bell Ready to Ring in 2015 With Winter Heat Showdown

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NORMAN, Okla. – official team release — Brandon Young photo — Christopher Bell finished off a 2014 season that included an astounding 27 feature wins in 108 events just ten days ago in DuQuoin, Illinois. Now, the 20-year-old sensation from Norman, OK, is ready to embark upon an even bigger 2015 season with the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown that …