After an epic opening weekend the stage is set for battles all season long. We return to racing this Saturday night at Arizona Speedway with Modifieds, X-Mods, Pure Stocks and Bombers. Ricky Thornton Jr continued to be the man to beat in the San Tan Ford Modified division as he claimed victory in the opening night of racing at the Frank Soboski Memorial. Going green to checkers the 24 car field provided the fans the show they came to see with battles through out the field. Thornton crossed the line first followed by the young gun of Chaz Baca Jr and North Dakota racer Shawn Strand . Don Earven and John Morris Jr rounded out the top 5. Brian Schultz currently leads the championship field 4 points ahead of Don Earven.
X-Mods will hit the speedway for the first time in 2015 points racing as the monster field of South West X-Mod Championship drivers are expected to show up in full force. The combined series between Central Arizona Speedway and Arizona Speedway is currently lead by “The Modern Day Outlaw” Ron Schreiner followed by 2014 champ Eric Winemiller and Austin Stewart. Kelsie Foley who will make her first appearance at Arizona Speedway sits in 4th position followed by Nolan Morrow. X-Mods will undoubtedly challenge for race of the night honors.
Neils Garage Cabinets Pure Stocks will pick up where they left off last Saturday night with edge of your seat excitement from some of the best in the business. Saturday nights feature saw incredible racing from the front to the back. All of the top 5 drivers had a shot at the win during the main if any of the other drivers made a mistake. Zachary Madrid went error free picking up the win on opening night. Tyler Mecl picked up 2nd in the borrowed ride with championship contenders Daren Olney and Kevin Parker finishing 3rd and 4th with Ty Weidner rounding out the top 5.
Robert Horne Ford Bombers will complete the card coming off a wild night of racing that saw repeat champion Steve Soboski claim victory in his fathers memorial race in fitting style. Also noteable that in a 25 car field at one point during the night the entire Soboski clan either lead a lap or was in the top 3 of the memorial race. Clan including Steve Soboski, Michael Soboski, Ben Soboski and Justin Loflin. The 82 machine would take the win with Dean Mainville , Justin Loflin , Toby Wibeto and Michael Brigner clinching the top 5 spots in hard fought battles.
Racing action begins at 7:00pm this Saturday night March 28th. Cost of admission $12 for adults, $10 Seniors, $5 kids 7-11 and kids 6 and under are FREE. Arizona Speedway is located within ET Motopark 4 miles south of US60 on Ironwood Dr. just 5 minutes from Mesa, AZ. . Log onto www.ArizonaSpeedway.net for more info or call 480-926-6688 for more!!!
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