FK Rod Ends adds track naming rights to support of 2018 Keyser Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

 

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Oct. 25, 2017) — FK Rod Ends has taken its support of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout to a new level for the event’s 2018 edition, obtaining track naming rights for the six-race mid-winter extravaganza that takes place at Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix.

The 3/8-mile oval that hosts the Jan. 6-14 Super Late Model-headlined racing meet is now officially FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, adding another corporate tie-in for a miniseries that continues its steady growth. The company sponsored the Wild West Shootout pace truck in 2017 and will maintain that deal as well for the […]

Keyser Manufacturing and O’Reilly Auto Parts Headline the Wild West Shootout

Keyser Manufacturing returns as title sponsor of 2018 Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

O’Reilly Auto Parts becomes presenting sponsor of six-race miniseries set for Jan. 6-14

San Tan Valley, Ariz. (Oct. 18, 2017) – Keyser Manufacturing is returning as the title sponsor and O’Reilly Auto Parts is extending its contract as presenting sponsor of the 2018 Wild West Shootout, continuing the corporate tie-ins of the six-race miniseries scheduled for Jan. 6-14 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Coopersville, Mich.-based Keyser Manufacturing will lend its name to the mid-winter dirt-track extravaganza in the Southwest for the fourth consecutive year. In addition, for the […]

Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout purses receive boost for 2018

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (Sept. 1, 2017) — Super Late Model drivers will have more money to chase during the 2018 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts scheduled for Jan. 6-14 at the FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix.

In addition to the expansion of the Keyser’s Quarter-Million Challenge, Wild West Shootout co-promoters Chris Kearns and Kevin Montgomery have announced an increase in the purses for the six-race extravaganza of speed. The miniseries’s five $5,000-to-win features (Jan. 6, 7, 10, 12 and 13) will see the start money bumped to $500 — up $100 from the 2017 […]

Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge expands for 2018 Wild West Shootout

Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge expands for 2018 Wild West Shootout
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (June 6) — The Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge will expand for the 2018 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at Arizona Speedway, increasing the odds of a driver leaving the mid-winter Dirt Late Model meet with bonus money.

When Dirt Late Model teams assemble at the third-mile oval outside Phoenix for six nights of racing Jan. 6-14, 2018, a checkered-flag sweep of the miniseries by one driver will for the third consecutive year be worth a blockbuster $250,000 bonus. In addition, winning five of six features will […]

Wild West Shootout Sunday Double Dip a Washout; Pierce Claims Championship!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2017) – Despite best efforts, Mother Nature ultimately proved to be too much to handle by washing out the final two rounds of the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at Arizona Speedway on Sunday.

After Saturday night’s fifth round of Wild West Shootout competition for Super Late Models, USRA Modifieds and X-Mods was postponed by rain to Sunday at 11:00 a.m. as the opening leg of a double header, persistent rains forced the cancellation of the makeup event as well as the scheduled 5:00 p.m. finale.

Emerging […]

Rain Wipes Out Early Sunday Card; Finale Still On for 5:00 p.m.

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2017) – Continued rain overnight has forced the cancellation of Sunday’s Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts round rescheduled from Saturday night at Arizona Speedway.

While the 11:00 a.m. card featuring Super Late Models along with USRA Modifieds and X-Mods has been nixed due to wet grounds, the track crew is working diligently throughout the day to assure that the mini-series finale set to start at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday takes place as scheduled.

Rain checks from Saturday night’s rained out event will be honored at tonight’s Wild West Shootout finale as […]

Rain Sets Up Sunday Wild West Shootout Double Header!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 14, 2017) – Rain postponed Saturday night’s fifth scheduled round of Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts competition at Arizona Speedway.

All is not lost though, as the Saturday rain has set up a Sunday double dip for the event featuring Super Late Models, USRA Modifieds and X-Mods.

Saturday’s rainout has been reset for Sunday, January 15, at 11:30 a.m. with pit gats opening at 8:00 a.m., Driver’s Meeting at 9:00 a.mm and front gates opening at 10:00 a.m.

After the rescheduled event is completed, the facility will be cleared for re-entry […]

Saturday Rained Out, Rescheduled For Sunday AM

Double Show On Sunday!
Pit Gates: 8:00am
Drivers Meeting: 9:00am
General Admission Gate: 10:00am
Hot Laps: 10:00am
Racing: 11:30am

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Pierce Back on Top in Wild West Shootout Round Four!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2017) – Friday the Thirteenth did little to scare Bobby Pierce as he made a quick return to victory lane at Arizona Speedway to capture his third Super Late Model triumph through four round of 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts competition.

And Pierce wasn’t the only driver to make it three wins in four tries, as Ricky Thornton, Jr., matched his pace in the USRA Modifieds while Ron Schreiner earned his first X-Modified win of the six race mini-series.

With his third win in four rounds of […]

Saturday, January 14th Event Times Moved Up 1-Hour

Saturday’s January 14th Wild West Shootout event times have all been moved up one hour.

Pit Gates open at Noon
Drivers Meeting at 1:30pm
General Admission Gate opens at 2:00pm
Hot Laps at 2:30pm
Racing at 4:00pm
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