Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (January 26, 2013) – With inclement weather washing out the initial two rounds of Canyon Speedway Park’s Winter Challenge featuring the wingless Sprint Cars of the USAC Southwest and West Coast Sprint Car Series, a doubleheader is now in place to finish off the scheduled six-race event next Saturday.
With rain washing out the initial two rounds of competition atop the 1/3-mile clay oval, a makeup event has been scheduled for next Saturday, February 2, at noon with gates opening at 10:00 a.m. The scheduled $5,000-to-win Winter Challenge finale will follow later that evening with racing now at 7:00 p.m.
The Winter Challenge with USAC Southwest versus West Coast Sprint Cars along with IMCA Modifieds, Mini Sprints and Pure Stocks will continue on Sunday at 5:00 p.m., with ensuing rounds on Wednesday and Friday before culminating with Saturday’s doubleheader.
The remaining 2013 Winter Challenge Schedule of Events is as follows:
Sunday, January 27 – Round 3 (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)
Monday, January 28 – Coyotes vs. Predators NHL game at Jobing.com Arena
Tuesday, January 29 – Winter Challenge Bowling Tournament at Brunswick Lanes
Wednesday, January 30 – Round 4 (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)
Thursday, January 31 – Octane Raceway Go-Karts
Friday, February 1 – Round 5 (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)
Saturday, February 2 – Round 2 Makeup (Gates open at 10:00 a.m., Racing at 12:00 p.m.)
Saturday, February 2 – Round 6 (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)
Ticket pricing and purchasing information is available at http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/tickets/winter-challenge-2012/ or by calling the track office at 602-258-7223.
Complete payout and race information is available at http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Winter-Challenge-Flyer-Web3.pdf.
Hotel Information can be found at http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/fan-info/lodging/ or by calling the Holiday Inn Express at 623-853-1313.
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The entire 2013 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.