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Rico Abreu Leads Four Car Kunz Team To Copper On Dirt

By canyon | 05 February 2013 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kyle Larson Action 11-9-12Kevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz. (February 5th, 2013) – After conquering the 2012 Western Classic at Canyon Speedway Park, Hall of Fame Midget car owner Keith Kunz will return to Arizona looking to start the 2013 season off in similar fashion and has compiled a stout four car team aiming for Copper on Dirt glory.


Kunz, who swept the 2011 Copper on Dirt and the 2012 Western Classic, will bring his four car Bullet Chassis/Toyota Powered team west hoping to repeat his efforts at this years Copper on Dirt.


Rico, who filled the Western Classic podium in November with a top three, will lead the KKR team along side Christopher Bell, Riley Emmel and Tanner Thorson.


The super fast USAC Western Midgets will fill the Copper on Dirt card making for a spectacular event as the USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, West Coast Late Models and IMCA Modifieds make up the four premier divisions that will 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


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 please sign up for Canyon Speedway E-News.  The track update registration can be found at the top of the home page:


The 2013 Canyon Schedule can be previewed online at:


Discounted CSP season passes are also available by calling the Canyon Speedway office.  2012 Season Ticket Packages can be viewed on line at:

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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