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Sprint Cars “Brawl for it All” Saturday at Canyon Speedway Park


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Sprint Cars Brawl for it All Saturday at CSP

by Lonnie Wheatley


PEORIA, Ariz. (September 22, 2014) After a seemingly extended absence, non-wing Sprint Cars return to the 1/3-mile Canyon Speedway Park clay oval this Saturday night.

And they return in grand style with the $2,500-to-win Brawl for It All pitting the home-based USAC Southwest forces versus the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars.

While the Sprint Cars brawl for it all, the Micro Sprints, Dwarf Cars and AMA Mod Lites will be in action as well on Saturday night with the green flag flying at 7:00 p.m.

The USAC Southwest Sprint Cars last took to the CSP clay on July 26 with R.J. Johnson reeling off his third consecutive series score at the track near the Phoenix metro area.

Johnson, the reigning series champion, has been a recent tear with the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars by sweeping all three nights of Border Tour action at El Paso, Las Cruces and Tularosa before adding a fourth consecutive win at Queen Creek on September 6.

Chargin Charles Davis, Jr., finally put a stop to Johnsons run by taking victory honors in Saturdays series return to Case Grande. Davis, Jr., who scored a CSP win on April 26, is 130 points off Johnsons lead pace in series points with Josh Pelkey, winner of two CSP features this year, another nine points back in third.

Shon Deskins and Matt Rossi round out the current top five in USAC Southwest points with the rest of the top ten including Mike Martin, Tye Mihocko, Andrew Reinbold, Michael Curtis and Nick Aiuto.

West Coast shoe Mike Spencer, the reigning Brawl for It All winner, is expected for Saturday nights action as well. The Temecula, CA, hotshoe beat Colby Copeland and Pelkey to the line in last years Brawl for It All after Davis, Jr., topped the inaugural event in 2012.

Saturdays card also mark the return of Micro Sprints after a two month absence as well, with Jarrett Martin the most recent winner on July 26.

The Dwarf Cars and AMA Mod Lites are in action for the second consecutive weekend. Tim Cotherman and Pat Hennessey split Dwarf Car honors this past weekend while Tyler Merrill and Josh Rivera took AMA Mod Lite victories.

Tickets to Saturdays Third Annual Brawl for It All are just $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 each night.

Hotel Information can be found at http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/fan-info/lodging/ or by calling the Courtyard by Marriott at 623-580-8844.

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 www.canyonspeedwaypark.com home page.

The entire 2014 Canyon Schedule can be previewed online at http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/schedule/.

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 www.canyonspeedwaypark.com.

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