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Spring Speed Event on Tap Saturday at CSP!

By canyon | 02 April 2013 | Featured News, Headlines | | 0 Comments   

Anthony Madrid Modified Action 980x360Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (April 2, 2013) – The engines fire back to life at Canyon Speedway Park this Saturday night with the Spring Speed Event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval near Phoenix, AZ.

An open practice session on Wednesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. will precede Saturday’s Spring Speed Event.

Saturday’s Spring Speed Event, which gets under way at 7:00 p.m., will feature a full card of racing action including IMCA Modifieds, LoanMart Challenge Cup Sprint Cars, Viper Smart Start Pure Stocks, Micro Sprints and Renegades.

A Winter Challenge winner on January 30, Anthony Madrid leads the IMCA Modified ranks into Saturday’s action with a six-point edge over Jason Noll in the CSP championship points chase Guy Norton, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Jay Foster filling out the current top five.  Noll topped the most recent IMCA Modified feature event on March 1.

Josh Shipley topped the season opening LoanMart Challenge Cup Sprint Car feature on March 16, while Pat Wing topped the Micro Sprint feature on March 16 after Shipley scored stopped Dustin Cormany from going three-for-three during Winter Challenge action.

Saturday’s card marks the first Viper Smart Start Pure Stock outing since Bo Partain topped all three Winter Challenge cards, with Renegades making their first CSP appearance.

Tickets for this Saturday’s Spring Speed Event at CSP are $15, with a $2 discount for Military, Seniors and Students.  Children ages 7-12 are $6, with children 6 and under admitted free.  VIP passes are available for $20.

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

Discounted CSP season passes are also available by calling the track office at 602-258-7223.  Season ticket packages can be viewed 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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