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ASCS Wingless Warriors Kick off 2012 Season at CSP

By canyon | 13 March 2012 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Bryan Hulbert – Tulsa, OK (March 12, 2012) – After hosting the 2012 season opening races for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MavTv, Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Arizona prepares to kick off yet another chase for glory as the ASCS Canyon Region headlines the track’s season opener on Saturday March 17th.

With 21 confirmed dates, plus an addition trio of to be determined dates, making up the 2012 ASCS Canyon Region schedule, the 2012 season marks the sixth season of competition for the American Sprint Car Series’ lone non-wing division.

In 2012 the ASCS Canyon Region will see races in Arizona, New Mexico, and west Texas. The bulk of the dates will be held in the “Grand Canyon State” with single night events in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Going into the 2012 season Jeremy Sherman and Charles Davis Jr. are the undisputed kings of Arizona non-wing racing as the only two drivers to have earned championships in the Canyon Region; Sherman with three and Davis with two. Combined, the pair of drivers have accounted for 54 victories of the 94 races scheduled between 2007 and 2011.

The 2012 season also marks the thirty-first year of racing at Canyon Speedway Park. Under the management of Kevin Montgomery, the 1/3 mile clay oval will see competition thirty times with a rotation of eleven classes.

Jeff Stafford will be at the wheel to defend his 2011 Pure Stock Championship as he aims for the 2012 Title worth $1000.  Stafford will lead the Pure Stocks along with the ASCS2 Micros, Southwest Modlites and X-Mods for the 2012 Championship Season Opener.

Quick Notes:

ASCS Canyon Region 2012 Season Opener

Location: Canyon Speedway Park

Date: March 17, 2012

Times: Gates Open at 5pm / Racing beings at 7pm

To keep up on all the latest news and happenings please sign up for Canyon Speedway E-News.  The track update registration can be found at the top of the home page: www.canyonspeedwaypark.com

The 2012 Canyon Schedule can be previewed online at: http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/?page_id=6

Discounted CSP season passes are also available by calling the Canyon Speedway office.  2012 Season Ticket Packages can be viewed on line at: http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/?page_id=796  

Hotel Information can be found at: http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/?page_id=52 or by calling the Hampton Inn & Suites at 623-516-9300

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 www.canyonspeedwaypark.com

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