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Arizona Champions Aim for The Desert Classic

By canyon | 14 October 2012 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz (October 13th, 2012) – Cody Center picked up his first ever IMCA Championship closing out the points season just 16 point’s ahead of Jason Noll earning himself the 2012 Canyon Speedway IMCA Championship.  Center joins 2012 Arizona Speedway Champion, Robert Adams, as they aim towards the $5,000 to win Desert Classic.


While Center was busy earning his title, Adams was also aiming for one of his own and completed a remarkable season with several wins including one triumph at CSP.


Both drivers are set to compete in the 24th Annual Desert Classic with anticipation of honoring their home state with yet another title, 2012 Desert Classic Champion!


Early entry deadline for the Desert Classic is October 15th! Entry forms and Purse information can be found at:


The Desert Classic, which takes place the first weekend of November, enters 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.


Friday night of the Desert Classic will feature a full night of racing action with the winner securing a top spot in Saturday’s finale.  The top six finishers from Friday will be locked in for Saturday’s feature while the remaining competitors will return for a final chance to make the $5000 to win main event.


Arizona’s Tim Ward became the 23rd winner of the Desert Classic as he etched his name into the history books by winning the 2011 edition of the classic.  Ward is anticipated to return and defend his title against the nation’s best IMCA Modified stand outs.


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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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