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NASCAR Legend Ken Schrader Swings in For IMCA Copper on Dirt

By canyon | 18 February 2013 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

KenSchraderModKevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz. (February 18th, 2013) – After spending nearly 30 years in the NASCAR ranks and more than 40 years behind the racing wheel, Ken Schrader is still going strong with no signs of slowing down.  Schrader is accomplished in many of the NASCAR series as well as most dirt series and it is well documented that Schrader loves to race and loves to be in the seat.  With that, the NASCAR Legend will set his sights on the 6th running of the Copper on Dirt piloting the Federated Auto Parts Ken Schrader Racing/Impressive Chassis/JR Engines IMCA Modified.

The 6th Annual “Copper on Dirt” will feature IMCA Modifieds, The West Coast Late Model Shootout, USAC Western Midgets, and USAC/CRA Sprint Cars all taking part in a sensational racing spectacle at Peoria’s Canyon Speedway for two nights on March 1st and 2nd marking Canyon Speedway as the only dirt track venue in the country to host all four premier divisions in one event.

A sensational cast of IMCA Modifieds will take part in the 6th running of the Copper on Dirt.  The IMCA Modifieds will start the 2013 Canyon Speedway Championship season as a host of top drivers from across the country aim for Copper on Dirt glory.

The West Coast Shootout Late Model Series will set the stage for their championship season as the prestigious touring series kicks off the 2013 Championship Season at the Peoria, Arizona facility.

The Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car hopefuls will make their way to CSP to start the year off at one of the premier events of the season.  Mike Spencer will lead a large cast of the CRA Sprint Cars into battle as they all look ahead at the next USAC/CRA Champion.

The super fast USAC Western Midgets will fill the card making for a spectacular event as the four premier divisions tackle the 1/3-mile clay oval for two complete nights of racing action on March 1st and 2nd, with more than $100,000 in prize money to be distributed over the course of the blockbuster event.

Race fans can mark their calendar for the Copper on Dirt as the stars come out for undoubtedly the best show on dirt and race fans can catch all the action for just $20 per day.  Two day advanced tickets are now on sale and race enthusiasts can take advantage of discounted ticket prices for the much anticipated Copper on Dirt.

Two day discounted tickets may be purchased in advance and ticket pricing/purchasing information can be found online at: or by calling the Canyon Speedway office at 602-258-7223


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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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