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The Demon Leads CRA To Battle Against USAC National Next Week!

By canyon | 15 October 2013 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Kevin Montgomery, PEORIA, Ariz. (October 14, 2013) – The “Demon” Damion Gardner will lead a stout Mark Alexander USAC-CRA team into battle next weekend at Peoria, Arizona’s Canyon Speedway alongside his teammate Nic Faas as the two drivers look to defend the West against the USAC National Intruders at the 2013 USAC Hose Advantage Hall of Fame Classic.

Gardner, who spent some time in the Hoosier State after leaving the West Coast, has become a national threat in the Sprint Car Ranks and since returning home has racked up five victories and currently leads the CRA standings.  Together Faas and Gardner have captured almost half of the CRA outings with Faas scoring the most recent at Perris Auto Speedway, The home of the Oval Nationals the following weekend.

The USAC Hose Advantage Hall of Fame Classic will kick off next Wednesday as Steve Stroud and the Arizona Motorsports Hall Of Fame host the Hall of Fame Kick Off Party.

Open to the public, The Arizona Motorsports Hall of Fame will host the annual kickoff party starting at 6pm on Wednesday October 23rd prior to an open practice on Thursday night which is also open to race fans.  Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26, the Hose Advantage Hall of Fame Classic will feature the non-wing Sprint Cars of the USAC National 410 Sprint Car Series.

Two-day tickets ordered by October 1 will be just $40, a savings off the single day ticket prices of $20 on Friday and $25 on Saturday.  Two-day passes after the October 1 advanced ticket deadline will be $45.  Platinum Reserved seating is available as well for just an additional $5 per night.

There is an advance discount as well for VIP Suite tickets and All Access passes as well.  Detailed ticket information, as well as a Canyon Speedway Park seating chart, is available at

Tickets may be ordered by calling the track at 602-258-RACE (7223).

Indiana’s Dave Darland notched his 40th career USAC National Sprint Car win on the opening of last years Hose Advantage Hall of Fame Classic while Yuma’s Mike Martin pulled off an upset victory in the Saturday night finale.

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

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

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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