E&K Of Phoenix Offers $5,000 USAC
Winter Challenge Bonus
By Kevin Montgomery
Ariz. (December 16th, 2014) – Longtime supporter of Canyon
Speedway and the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series, E&K of
Phoenix, will offer up a $5,000 bonus to the top five 2015
USAC Sprint Car Winter Challenge series point earners plus the
Winter Challenge “Most Valuable Racer”.
of the E&K Winter Challenge five race series will pick up an
additional $2,000 while second place will take home $1,000.
The remaining of the top five will earn $750, $500 and $250
respectfully while the lowest point earner of the series who
starts all five A-Features will be awarded the E&K Winter
Challenge “Most Valuable Racer” award and $500.
every one of the racers are very important to these events and
while we want to recognize the drivers that finish up front,
we also want to show our appreciation to a team that supported
the Winter Challenge and worked just as hard as anyone but
maybe had some bad luck” commented Doug Stegemoller of E&K.
Since its conception in 1956, E&K
has provided high quality service and products establishing
themselves as one of the largest interior and exterior finish
contractors in the United States.
With the E&K
Winter Challenge just around the corner, Arizona race fans can
mark their calendar as the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars face off
with the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series while IMCA Modified
aces converge in the southwest for what is anticipated to be
one of the largest racing events of 2015. The best of the best
in Wingless Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds tackle Canyon
Speedway’s 1/3-mile clay oval for three races on January 23rd,
24th and 25th before moving to the 3/8-mile USA Raceway
January 30th and 31st.
National Champion, Brady Bacon, picked up the first round of
Winter Challenge before Colby Copeland put a stop to Dave
Darland’s two win streak when Copeland took the win in round
four. Darland regained the top of the podium earning the
Winter Challenge title but it was Richard Vander Weerd that
picked up the $5,000 finale.
Fresh off an
IMCA Championship, Arizona’s Jason Noll, picked up last year’s
Winter Challenge IMCA opener before 2014 champion, Ricky
Thornton Jr. went on a winning streak conquering the next four
$1,000 victories earning him Winter Challenge Championship
honors. Iowa’s Jesses Sobbing was able to capture the final
victory of the series.
discounted tickets may be purchased in advance and ticket
pricing/purchasing information can be found online at:
http://www.canyonspeedwaypark.com/?page_id=12 or by calling
the Canyon Speedway office at 602-258-7223