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Dylan Smith Among Early Entries for The Desert Classic

By canyon | 04 October 2012 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz. (October 3rd, 2012) – The 2009 IMCA National Champion, Dylan Smith, is among several early entries to the upcoming 24th Annual Desert Classic featuring the top IMCA Modified drivers from around the country.


Smith, who collected the 2012 Eagle Raceway Championship, will join fellow IMCA standouts as they migrate west for warmer climates and prepare to take on the best in west in the much anticipated Desert Classic.


IMCA Modified stars from around the country will compete in two complete events starting Friday night with the winner securing a top spot in Saturday’s finale.  The top six finishers from Friday will be locked into the Desert Classic Saturday feature while the remaining competitors will return for a final chance to make the $5000 to win main event.


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.


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.


Entry forms and Purse information can be found at:


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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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