When the local racers were invited to join the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series warriors at Tucson Speedway (AZ) last September, many regional enthusiasts may not have even heard of Sean Bray before or considered him as a threat for the win.  While some of Super Late Model racing’s best such as Derek Thorn and […]

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With the 5th Annual Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway just over one week away, the anticipation level is growing. For West Coast racing fans, the anticipation grew even more late Tuesday as track officials released the first look at the entry list for the upcoming $10,000-to-win Super Late Model contest.   As expected, many […]

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Noah Gragson has made three appearances at the Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway (AZ) in the past. On January 27, 2018, he’ll be making a fourth appearance, and this time he’s determined to be leaving with the trophy.   Gragson has run this Super Late Model race the past three years, and has only […]

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There are great short track racing events that take place all over North America each year, but for one reason or another, there are always a few that are more intriguing than others.  In some cases, it's because it's a new event.  In other cases, it's because of an increased purse or a new race […]

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For Colorado’s Brett Yackey, the action never stops.  The 17-year-old Senior at Greely Central High School in Colorado is constantly making an impression whether it be on the gridiron, on the hardwood or on the race track. Yackey, a member of the 2017 Kulwicki Driver Development Program, has been noticed by many for his immense […]

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Since its start in 2014, the Chilly Willy 150 has evoked memories of the old NASCAR Winter Heat series which was contested at Tucson Speedway in the mid-1990’s. While the days of the NASCAR Trucks and Southwest Tour in southern Arizona during the Winter are long gone, Super Late Models have picked up the baton […]

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The SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series will head to Tucson Speedway on Saturday, September 30 for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 125.  The series boasts a wide diversity of drivers when it comes to experience.  Some will be making their first starts at the facility, while others have made double-digit appearances at the 3/8-mile, multi-groove […]

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TUCSON, Arizona – Taylor Miinch won the Lucas Oil Modified race at Tucson Speedway Saturday night (April 8). The 22-year-old from Blossom Valley, California, started on the pole, led all 75 laps of the FAST EZ-EFI Tucson Shootout over the speedway’s 3/8 -mile banked, paved oval and finished 1.146 seconds ahead of 2016 DJ Safety […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack.  Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.     That’s why the […]

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Ryan Partridge, a three-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series West winner in 2016, will be forced to miss the 2017 season due to an inconclusive drug test.  Partridge, 28, of Rancho Cucamonga, California did not fail the drug test, but the timing of an inconclusive reading resulted him being unable to obtain a NASCAR license in […]

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