Sheppard, Mullens and Benson Headline WWS Round No. 3 Winner’s List

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2020) – On a night that also featured two first-time winners, Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., became the first repeat winner of the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts with a triumph in the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Models presented by Black Diamond Race Cars.

After earning the $100 SportTruck RV and Screven Motor Speedway fast qualifier award earlier in the evening, sprinting around FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in 14.896 seconds, Sheppard also cruised to claim his heat race, winning by over two and a […]

Total Ag Solutions Tuesday Night Pit Party Scheduled After Practice

Total Ag Solutions Tuesday Night Pit Party gives Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout attendees chance to unwind

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Jan. 13) — After two successful nights of racing to kick off the 14th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway the miniseries now enjoys a two-day break, which is highlighted by the Total Ag Solutions Tuesday Night Pit Party that will give attendees a chance to unwind.

After a 4-hour practice session scheduled for 5-9 p.m. mst on Tues., Jan. 14, competitors and fans will be invited to hang around […]

Sheppard, Sanders and Cain Top Night No. 2 of the Wild West Shootout

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2020) – Twelve.  It took Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., twelve days to score his first feature victory of the year.  Sheppard entered the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts as the defending event champion, as well as the back-to-back and defending World of Outlaws Late Model champion.  After three straight runner-up finishes in Vado, New Mexico last weekend, along with a fourth place finish on Saturday night, it was only a matter of time before Sheppard found Hoker Trucking victory lane.

“B-Shepp” started the evening off […]

Shirley, Schott and Gronwold Score Opening Night 2020 WWS Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 11, 2020) – In his first trip to the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, Chatham, Ill. native Brian Shirley visited Hoker Trucking Victory Lane.  But, it wasn’t easy for Shirley, as he had to battle with one of the most decorated Modified racers in event history.

Shirley claimed the opening Late Model heat race of the night, easily cruising to win by over three and a half seconds.  This qualified Shirley for the redraw along with the other five heat race winners.  Unfortunately for “Squirrel”, he drew the lowest […]

Shirley Tops Wild West Shootout Practice Night

Aaron Clay, QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (January 10, 2020) – It was a brisk night in the desert, as nearly 100 total cars hit the FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway track surface for practice night, in preparation for the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

The 3/8-mile bullring located in Queen Creek started with plenty of moisture in the surface, a sign of the track preparation completed by Johnny Stokes and Scott Woodhouse, leading up to this weekend’s action.  The facility also received a heavy amount of rain, by Arizona standards, throughout the week, making for damp grounds […]

Pro Power Dashes Provide Extra Incentive for Wild West Shootout Entrants

Pro Power Desert Dashes provide extra incentive for Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout entrants

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 28, 2019) — Three Pro Power Desert Dashes have been scheduled for the January 11-19 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, giving Super Late Model drivers who fail to qualify for the night’s finale a shot at some extra cash or even a feature-starting berth.

The 10-lap Pro Power Desert Dashes will be contested during the racing programs on Jan. 11, 12 and 18. Each of the three nights will find 10 drivers, […]

Rodeo Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Returns as WWS Official Pace Truck

Rodeo Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Queen Creek returns as pace truck sponsor of 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 10, 2019) — Rodeo Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, a part of the Earnhardt family of automotive dealerships that has been servicing the Phoenix area since 1951, will be back as a prominent sponsor of the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Located just over 10 miles away from the 3/8-mile oval, Rodeo Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram is again providing the pace truck that will be used to lead the race fields throughout the six-night motorsports […]

VP Racing Fuels and Hoosier Racing Tires return as sponsors of 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 4, 2019) — VP Racing Fuels and Hoosier Racing Tire will continue their close affiliation with the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in 2020, event officials have announced.

VP Racing Fuels is signed as the Official Race Fuel of the Wild West Shootout while Hoosier is set as the Official Tire of the six-race mid-winter motorsports extravaganza in the Southwest that runs from Jan. 11-19.

“Both VP Racing Fuels and Hoosier Tires are great supporters of not only this event but dirt track racing as a […]

Schaeffer Oil signs on as Official Racing Oil of the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Nov. 26, 2019) — Schaeffer Oil, the nation’s oldest and most trusted oil and lubricant manufacturer, has signed on as the Official Racing Oil of the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts that runs from Jan. 11-19 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Founded in 1839 in St. Louis, Mo., the 180-year-old Schaeffer Oil Company has become a well-known name in motorsports. For the first time the firm will assume a headline position among backers of the Wild West Shootout, which features six nights of Super Late Model, Modified and X-Mod racing.

As […]

Gorsuch Performance Solutions Pole Award Rewards Super Late Model Drivers at the Wild West Shootout

Gorsuch Performance Solutions Pole Award offers Super Late Model entrants extra cash at Jan. 11-19 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Nov. 21, 2019) — The drivers who start from the pole position in each Super Late Model feature contested during the Jan.11-19 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway won’t merely hold the prime spot in pursuit of the checkered flag. They also will begin the race with some extra cash already in their pockets.

With the introduction of the Gorsuch Performance Solutions Pole Award for the Super Late […]