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ASCS Southwest Shifts to CSP on Saturday!

By canyon | 20 July 2011 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (July 18, 2011) – The beat goes on; another Sunoco Fuel ASCS Southwest event, another Rick Ziehl win.

But, will that be the case when the series shifts to Peoria’s Canyon Speedway Park this Saturday night?

Ziehl, the three-time and reigning series champion hailing from Las Cruces, NM, carries a four-race win streak into Saturday’s cadr atop the semi-banked, 3/8-mile Canyon Speedway Park clay oval.

Among those four wins is one in the series only previous 2011 stop at CSP on May 21, the first of the streak that has included three subsequent wins at Tucson’s USA Raceway.  The winged Sprint Cars of the ASCS Southwest Region will return to CSP just two more times after Saturday’s event.

On the strength of his recent hot streak, Ziehl has stretched his points lead out to 91 points over El Paso’s John Carney II, with Knoxville, IA, resident Calvin Landis, Alamogordo’s Kyle McCutcheon and Glendale, Arizona’s Joshua Williams rounding out the current top five in points.

The rest of the current top ten includes Lance Norick (Scottsdale), Dalten Gabbard (Peoria), Joshua Hodges (Tijeras, NM), Steve Stone (Mesa) and Joey Chester (Phoenix).

The fast action of the ASCS Wing Sprint Cars will join the ASCS2 Winged Micro’s along with Pure Stocks and Bombers for a spectacular July event.  The fun begins when general admission tickets will go on sale at 4pm for only $15, racing will begin promptly at 7:30pm.  Kid’s 12 and under are FREE!

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Canyon Speedway Park is located in North Peoria off Lake Pleasant Parkway, then 1.3 miles West on Carefree Highway.  For more information please, contact the track at 602-258-RACE(7223) or additional information regarding Canyon Speedway Park can be found at

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