Canyon Clash Next Up at CSP!

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By Lonnie Wheatley

PEORIA, Ariz. (April 16, 2012) – After a pair of idle weekends, action kicks back into high gear at Canyon Speedway Park with the Second Annual Canyon Clash next Saturday night, April 28.

The wingless Sprint Cars of the ASCS Canyon Region will headline the Canyon Clash atop the 1/3-mile clay oval, with Pure Stocks, X Mods, Southwest Mod Lites and ASCS2 Micro Sprints in action as well.

The Canyon Clash will mark the third round of action for the ASCS Canyon Region, with two-time series champion Charles Davis, Jr., of Buckeye, AZ, topping the initial two features of the season including a March 24 card at Canyon Speedway Park.

Extending his career ASCS Canyon Region feature win total to 23, Davis, Jr., is out to the early series points lead over R.J. Johnson, Bruce St. James, Josh Pelkey and Nick Aiuto.

Matt Martinez is out to the early points lead in the Pure Stocks after winning the season opening feature on April 7 in front of Chris McCurdy, Jr., and Jody Henderson, with Jake Johnson atop X Modified points after a March 24 score in front of Jason George and John Foster.

Tony Martin guns for his second Southwest Mod Lite win in a row at Canyon Speedway Park after beating Mike Ryan and A.J. Martin to the line on March 24, with Josh Castro also trying to double up in ASCS2 Micro Sprints after taking the checkered flag in front of Dustin Cormany and Joshua Shipley on the same night.

Racing action at the Second Annual Canyon Clash gets under way at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28.

Tickets to the Second Annual Canyon Clash are just $15 for adults, 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.

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The entire 2012 Canyon Schedule can be previewed online at

Discounted CSP season passes are also available by calling the Canyon Speedway office. Season ticket packages for 2012 can be viewed on line at

Hotel Information can be found at or by calling the Hampton Inn & Suites at 623-516-9300.

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