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The Stock Car Shootout Gets a New Date

By canyon | 28 September 2012 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz. (September 27th, 2012) – The Stock Car Shootout scheduled to take place on Thanksgiving weekend will shift gears to an all new date following this years Desert Classic and will now go green on Sunday November 4th at Peoria, Arizona’s Canyon Speedway.


The Stock Car Shootout, featuring the top drivers from around the region all aiming for Stock Car supremacy along with the largest Stock Car purse in the state, will change dates in an effort to cooperate with the re-opening of Central Arizona Raceway.


The Pure Stocks will battle it out for an unprecedented $1000 payday on Sunday in a 50-lap battle of the fittest.  The top four finishers from Friday’s Desert Classic will lock into Sunday’s feature event while the top four from Saturday will make up the outside row.  Remaining cars will be split into last chance races to fill the remaining 12 positions.


The Bombers will follow the same format as the Pure Stocks as they battle for $500 to win with both divisions crowing the 2012 Champions that afternoon.


The Arizona Super Stock Touring Series will use a combined point total from the Desert Classic to determine the top 4 lock in cars for their respective $500 to win Sunday event.

The newly formed Hornet division will now make their debut at the Desert Classic and the Stock Car Shootout as a precursor to the 2013 season.

The Desert Classic will precede the Stock Car Shootout the first weekend of November entering its 24th year and is a showcase for top IMCA Modified drivers across the country.  The best of the Best will tackle Canyon Speedway’s 1/3-mile clay oval over the course of the two day event on November 2nd and 3rd and lead into Sundays Stock Car Shootout November 4th.


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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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