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Winter Challenge Round Two Rained Out

By canyon | 26 January 2013 | Featured News, Headlines | | 0 Comments   

CSP Logo New SmallLonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (January 26, 2013) – Continued rain in Phoenix has forced the cancellation of Saturday night’s scheduled Round Two of the Winter Challenge at Canyon Speedway Park.

Round Three of the Winter Challenge featuring the wingless Sprint Cars of the USAC Southwest versus the USAC West Coast Series along with IMCA Modifieds, Mini Sprints and Pure Stocks is still on as scheduled for Sunday with gates opening at 3:00 p.m. and racing action going green at 5:00 p.m.

Winter Challenge action will then continue on Wednesday before wrapping up with the final two legs on Friday, February 1, and Saturday, February 2.  Tomorrow’s action offers up a $3,000 winner’s share, with the February 2 finale paying $5,000 to win.  Features on Wednesday and Friday pay $2,000 to win.

The remaining 2013 Winter Challenge Schedule of Events is as follows:

Sunday, January 27 – Round 3 (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)

Monday, January 28 – Coyotes vs. Predators NHL game at Arena

Tuesday, January 29 – Winter Challenge Bowling Tournament at Brunswick Lanes

Wednesday, January 30 – Round 4 (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)

Thursday, January 31 – Octane Raceway Go-Karts

Friday, February 1 – Round 5 (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)

Saturday, February 2 – Round 6 (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)


Ticket pricing and purchasing information is available at or by calling the track office at 602-258-7223.

Complete payout and race information is available at

Hotel Information can be found at or by calling the Holiday Inn Express at 623-853-1313.

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

The entire 2013 Canyon Schedule can be previewed online at

Canyon Speedway Park is located in north Peoria, AZ, off Lake Pleasant Parkway, then 1.3 miles west on Carefree Highway.  For more information, contact the track at 602-258-RACE(7223) or check online at

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