AZ TRACKS

THE MAGIC MAN SNAGS LATE RACE VICTORY AT CSP BIRTHDAY BASH!

 

BY:  TONY STEELE

While Roa led a majority of the Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Series feature event at Canyon Speedway Park on Saturday night, it would be Mike Martin snagging a long awaited victory in the 410 Non Wing Sprints. John Parmeley continued his hot streak at CSP with his fourth victory of the year in the Arizona Differential IMCA Modifieds while Taylor Kuehl grabbed her first win of the season in the Askrens Trucking/Flexi Flyer IMCA Sport Mods. In Allscapes IMCA Stock Car action it was once again George Fronsman in victory lane, earning his fifth win of the season while Mason Keefer earned his third feature win on the 2019 season in the Arizona Micro Sprints.

A solid field of 15 of the best sprint car drivers in the southwest region converged on CSP at the Birthday Bash and Kids Bike Giveaway night. In early action it would be Chargin’ Charles Davis Jr earning quicktime in the Beaver Stripes Qualifying sessions with a 15.373 second lap. Charles took quick time ahead of Jake Swanson (15.477) and Stevie Sussex (15.619). Heat races would kick off the racing action with RJ Johnson and Brody Roa both earning victories early in the night. At feature time Brody Roa would start from the pole position and take off from the field, leading a large portion of the race. Mike Martin, who started in the 3rd spot, worked his way up to the leader and made a late race swipe at the lead. On lap 27, Martin would take over and lead the final 4 laps of the night on his way to the victory ahead of Roa, Davis, Sussex and Hard Charger RJ Johnson. Matt Lundy would earn the bonus for top finishing 360ci in the 8th position.

A new points leader has been crowned after another weekend of Arizona Differential IMCA Modified action as John Parmeley earned his fourth win of the year, snagging a two point lead from the ever consistent Ryan Roath. To kick off the night in heat race action it would be Jay Foster and Bill Slocum grabbing early victories. Foster would start the feature from the pole, taking off from the field for the first few laps of the race. With Foster in charge, Parmeley would drive up from the 8th spot to challenge quickly. Parmeley eventually grabbed the lead from Foster as the 4th lap was clicked off, racing his way to another win. Parmeley’s victory would come ahead of Foster, KC Dieckman, Kenny Gill and TJ Wyman. Former points leader Roath would end up with a disappointing 8th place finish, dropping back to 2nd in points, 2 points behind Parmeley.

Askrens Trucking/Flexi Flyer IMCA Sport Mods once again sported a full field of cars with Artie Garcia, Ron Poe and Dominique Askren all grabbing heat race wins to start the evening. Garcia would lead lap one from the front row before Ron Poe, starting 6th, took over the lead on lap 2. Poe would lead until the halfway point of the race before later becoming involved in an incident that also took out points contender David Jones. Taylor Kuehl, searching for her first win of the year joined Chase Rudolf and Speedy Madrid as all three drivers drove from beyond the 5th row to fight for the lead. Kuehl snagged the point from her 10th starting position as lap 11 completed and would lead the rest of the way en route to her first victory. Finishing out the podium was Chase Rudolf from the 12th spot and the hard charger of the race Speedy Madrid who started in 16th.

In Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars it was Georgie Fronsman picking up his division leading 4th heat race win of the year to kick off the action. Come feature event time we would see Dennis Losing lead the first 3 laps from the front row before another battle broke out between Cody Center and George Fronsman. Fronsman grabbed the lead from Losing on lap 4 and never let Center see the lead as the two once again finished out in front of the field. Behind Center was another points contender Lonnie Foss, with Georgie Fronsman and Joey McCullough rounding out the top five. Center will maintain his point lead heading into the summer as he has a 2 point advantage over Foss, with 1 more point going back to George Fronsman.

Jackson Wellman, Eric Bartlett and Mason Keefer fired things off with wins in heat race action for the Arizona Micro Sprints. The feature was then dominated, as we’ve seen before this year, by Mason Keefer. Keefer started in the third position and jumped out to the quick lead, heading up the field from green to checker. Keefer grabbed his third win of the year ahead of Drake Edwards, Brandon Sutton, Jackson Wellman and Paul Martin. Consistency has been the key all year for Sutton as he grabbed his division leading 7th top 5 of the season to move forward with a 44 point lead over AJ Hernandez and Keefer.

Next up at CSP on July 20th will be the Allscapes Back to School Special featuring the SWDRA Late Models, Arizona Differential Modifieds, Allscapes Stock Cars, Desert Restorations Hobby Stocks, Sport Compacts and Micro Sprints (W-Big Track). Gates will open at 5pm and Racing is set to start at 7:30pm.

Admission prices are just $20 for Adults! Seniors (60+) & Military are $15 and Children 11 & Under are Free! All Access Pit Passes can be purchased for $35 for adults, while Ages 7-11 are $20 and 6 years & under are free. All minors under the age of 18 must have a 2019 Minor Release Form filled out and notarized prior to entry into the pits.

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Saturday 6-8-19 Results

USAC Southwest Sprint Cars

BEAVER STRIPES QUALIFYING: 1. Charles Davis Jr., 50, Davis-15.373; 2. Jake Swanson, 34AZ, Grau/Burkhart-15.477; 3. Stevie Sussex, 12, Allen-15.619; 4. Kyle Shipley, 34, Grau-15.651; 5. Michael Curtis, 11C, Turner/Wheeler-15.711; 6. Matt Lundy, 98, Lundy-15.857; 7. Mike Martin, 16, Martin-15.972; 8. Chris Bonneau, 15, Bonneau-16.137; 9. Dennis Gile, 13, Gile-16.255; 10. Brody Roa, 91R, Roa-16.257; 11. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-16.265; 12. Jonas Reynolds, 0, Reynolds-16.333; 13. Daylin Perreira, 21, Perreira-17.209; 14. Justin Kierce, 43, Kierce-17.340; 15. Tyler Most, 3, Most-18.064.

Heat 1 (10 Laps) 1. 51-RJ Johnson[1] ; 2. 13-Dennis Gile[2] ; 3. 16-Mike Martin[3] ; 4. 50-Charles Davis Jr[6] ; 5. 12-Stevie Sussex [5] ; 6. 11C-Michael Curtis[4] ; 7. 43-Justin Kierce[7]

Heat 2 (10 Laps) 1. 91R-Brody Roa[2] ; 2. 15-Chris Bonneau[3] ; 3. 98-Matt Lundy[4] ; 4. 34-Kyle Shipley[5] ; 5. 21-Daylin Perreira[7] ; 6. 3-Tyler Most[8] ; 7. 0-Jonas Reynolds[1] ; 8. 34AZ-Jake Swanson[6]

A-Main (30 Laps) 1. 16-Mike Martin[3] ; 2. 91R-Brody Roa[1] ; 3. 50-Charles Davis Jr[6] ; 4. 12-Stevie Sussex [7] ; 5. 51-RJ Johnson[9] ; 6. 15-Chris Bonneau[2] ; 7. 34-Kyle Shipley[5] ; 8. 98-Matt Lundy[4] ; 9. 21-Daylin Perreira[11] ; 10. 11C-Michael Curtis[8] ; 11. 43-Justin Kierce[12] ; 12. 0-Jonas Reynolds[10] ; 13. 3-Tyler Most[13]
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-26 Roa, Laps 27-30 Martin
HARD CHARGER: RJ Johnson (9th to 5th)

Arizona Differential IMCA Modifieds

Heat 1 (8 Laps) 1. 14J-Jay Foster[1] ; 2. 292-Ryan Roath[5] ; 3. 00AZ-TJ Wyman[3] ; 4. 101-Randy Ahrns[4] ; 5. 19-Kenny Gill[2] ; 6. 7NJS-Bill Caron[6]

Heat 2 (8 Laps) 1. 15s-Bill Slocum[2] ; 2. 21-KC Dieckman[3] ; 3. 13-Jeff Sheppard Jr[5] ; 4. 92P-John Parmeley[4] ; 5. 23M-Popeye Madrid[1] ; 6. 97-Josh Sneed[6]

A-Main (25 Laps) 1. 92P-John Parmeley[8] ; 2. 14J-Jay Foster[1] ; 3. 21-KC Dieckman[6] ; 4. 19-Kenny Gill[3] ; 5. 00AZ-TJ Wyman[5] ; 6. 101-Randy Ahrns[7] ; 7. 13-Jeff Sheppard Jr[10] ; 8. 292-Ryan Roath[9] ; 9. 23M-Popeye Madrid[2] ; 10. 15s-Bill Slocum[4] ; 11. 7NJS-Bill Caron[11] ; 12. 97-Josh Sneed[12]
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3 Foster, Laps 4-25 Parmeley
HARD CHARGER: John Parmeley (8th to 1st)

Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars

Heat 1 (8 Laps) 1. 41JR-Georgie Fronsman[1] ; 2. 41-George Fronsman[3] ; 3. 15-Dennis Losing[2] ; 4. 88-Lonnie Foss[4] ; 5. $-Cody Center[5] ; 6. 32-Joey McCullough[10] ; 7. 8x-J.C. Parmeley[7] ; 8. 91-Chris Boulware[6] ; 9. 119-David Gill[9] ; 10. 94-Billy Ayres Jr[8]

A-Main (20 Laps) 1. 41-George Fronsman[3] ; 2. $-Cody Center[5] ; 3. 88-Lonnie Foss[4] ; 4. 41JR-Georgie Fronsman[1] ; 5. 32-Joey McCullough[6] ; 6. 91-Chris Boulware[8] ; 7. 119-David Gill[9] ; 8. 94-Billy Ayres Jr[10] ; 9. 8x-J.C. Parmeley[7] ; 10. 15-Dennis Losing[2]
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3 Losing, Laps 4-20 Fronsman
HARD CHARGER: Cody Center (5th to 2nd)

Askrens Trucking/Flexi Flyer IMCA Sport Mods

Heat 1 (8 Laps) 1. 39az-Artie Garcia[1] ; 2. 925-Tony Miller[6] ; 3. 6K-Kyle Salo[3] ; 4. 06w-Michael Wrightsman[2] ; 5. 33Y-David Jones[5] ; 6. 15-Speedy Madrid[4]

Heat 2 (8 Laps) 1. 69LK-Ron Poe[2] ; 2. 13-Steve Bitting[1] ; 3. 2K-Taylor Kuehl[4] ; 4. 8r-Chase Rudolph[5] ; 5. 34-Lyle Askren[3] ; 6. 2TJ-Tyler George[6]

Heat 3 (8 Laps) 1. 3D-Dominique Askren[3] ; 2. 0-Darin Center[4] ; 3. 20B-Dave Burt[2] ; 4. 7-Scott Kepner[1] ; 5. 75-Jason Suchta[5]

A-Main (20 Laps) 1. 2K-Taylor Kuehl[10] ; 2. 8r-Chase Rudolph[12] ; 3. 15-Speedy Madrid[16] ; 4. 13-Steve Bitting[2] ; 5. 34-Lyle Askren[14] ; 6. 39az-Artie Garcia[1] ; 7. 06w-Michael Wrightsman[4] ; 8. 69LK-Ron Poe[6] ; 9. 20B-Dave Burt[7] ; 10. 75-Jason Suchta[15] ; 11. 33Y-David Jones[13] ; 12. 2TJ-Tyler George[17] ; 13. 7-Scott Kepner[3] ; 14. 6K-Kyle Salo[8] ; 15. 3D-Dominique Askren[9] ; 16. 0-Darin Center[11] ; 17. 925-Tony Miller[5]
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1 Garcia, Laps 2-10 Poe, Laps 11-20 Kuehl
HARD CHARGER: Speedy Madrid (16th to 3rd)

Arizona Micro Sprints

Heat 1 (8 Laps) 1. 19w-Jackson Wellman[3] ; 2. 1AZ-Paul Martin[5] ; 3. 82-CJ Bunch[1] ; 4. 9-Tyler High[2] ; 5. 12-Chloe High[4] ; 6. 27-Aranda Dutra[6]

Heat 2 (8 Laps) 1. 92B-Eric Bartlett[3] ; 2. 3-Drake Edwards[1] ; 3. 21S-Brandon Sutton[4] ; 4. 88-Jason Smith[5] ; 5. 5s-Blaze Silva[2] ; 6. 7J-Jacob Kirchoff[6]

Heat 3 (8 Laps) 1. 7-Mason Keefer[1] ; 2. 7k-Kevin Keefer[5] ; 3. 11k-Dave Tardiff[2] ; 4. F2-Larry Kesterson[4] ; 5. 72-AJ Hernandez[3]

A-Main (20 Laps) 1. 7-Mason Keefer[3] ; 2. 3-Drake Edwards[5] ; 3. 21S-Brandon Sutton[8] ; 4. 19w-Jackson Wellman[1] ; 5. 1AZ-Paul Martin[4] ; 6. 12-Chloe High[13] ; 7. 92B-Eric Bartlett[2] ; 8. 88-Jason Smith[11] ; 9. 82-CJ Bunch[7] ; 10. 11k-Dave Tardiff[9] ; 11. 7J-Jacob Kirchoff[17] ; 12. 9-Tyler High[10] ; 13. 7k-Kevin Keefer[6] ; 14. F2-Larry Kesterson[12] ; 15. 72-AJ Hernandez[15] ; 16. 5s-Blaze Silva[14] ; 17. 27-Aranda Dutra[16]
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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-20 Keefer
HARD CHARGER: Chloe High (13th to 6th)