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Stafford Aims for Seven at Canyon Speedway

By canyon | 18 July 2011 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kevin Montgomery PEORIA, Ariz. (July 18th, 2011) – Jeff Stafford will carry his Stock Car momentum into this weeks $500 to win Pure Stock event against some of the best Stock Car drivers in Arizona as he sets his sights on win number seven this Saturday night at Canyon Speedway’s 3/8 mile clay oval.

Stafford, who captured his sixth win just weeks ago, has spent the better part of the summer chasing Ty Warner and his strong hold in June.  Warner has managed to pick up three wins in a row in just a month and was side by side with Stafford on the white flag lap at the last outing as the two drivers battled it out with Stafford crossing the finish line first returning to victory lane.

Brandon Parker had is best finish of the year as runner up to Stafford two weeks ago and currently sits third in the championship standings just in front of Ty Warner.

While Stafford and Warner have dominated Pure Stock action in 2011, Matt Martinez has managed to pick up two wins this year with one win among a tough field of Western States Stock Car competitors that includes 2010 Stock Car Champion Jody Henderson.

George Fronsman, Steve Bitting and Michael Huffman have all picked up one win each during the 2011 season.

Ty Warner took advantage of a $100 bonus as he picked up a total of $600 on June 25th by winning from the rear of the field.  The $100 bonus is back for this Saturday as both Warner and Martinez along with Bo Partain as all three have already verbally committed to start scratch for the main event.

Several other drivers are rumored to be making their way north for a shot at $500 grand prize.

The American Sprint Car Series Wing Sprint Cars will join the ASCS2 Winged Micro’s along with 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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