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Herrera Takes ASCS Southwest Honors at CSP!

By canyon | 12 September 2011 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (September 10, 2011) – Lucas Oil Sprint Car National championship contender Johnny Herrera took advantage of an idle weekend to win Saturday night’s 25-lap Sunoco Fuel ASCS Southwest main event at Canyon Speedway Park.

The Albuquerque shoe raced forward from the seventh starting position to capture his 28th career overall ASCS win and fourth of the year in Southwest action aboard the Wesmar-powered Mesilla Valley Transport/Champion Oil No. 45x Maxim.

Herrera took the checkered flag ahead of Dalten Gabbard, with Kyle McCutcheon, J.T. Imperial and Jordan Stetson rounding out the top five.

Herrera and Lance Norick topped heat race action.

Tye Mihocko returned to the seat of the family owned ASCS2 Micro and picked up the 20-lap feature win while Jake Johnson topped X-Mod action.

Brian Stehr put the familiar number 79 Dwarf Car back into victory lane as he took the win in the 15-lap Dwarf Car main event.

Full Results:

The 2011 IMCA Champion will be crowned this Saturday night as the high powered Modifieds join the Arizona Super Stock Touring Series along with the return of the popular CSP Pure Stocks.  The Challenge Cup Sprint Cars will make an encore appearance along with the Southwest Modlites and Bomber Mania.  The action kicks off Saturday night when general admission tickets go on sale at 5pm for only $15 for adults, Senior and Military $13 and CHILDREN 12 and UNDER are free. Racing will begin promptly at 7:30pm.

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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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