FK Rod Ends continues track naming rights in support of 2019 Keyser Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Aug. 30) — FK Rod Ends will maintain its track naming rights for the 2019 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, continuing its marquee support of the six-race mid-winter racing extravaganza that takes place at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix.The 3/8-mile oval that hosts the Jan. 5-13, 2019, Super Late Model-headlined racing meet remains FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, keeping the company’s name front-and-center in all discussion of the ever-growing event. FK Rod Ends stepped up its backing of the Wild West Shootout last year, adding the track naming rights to its sponsorship […]

Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge returns for 2019 Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

 

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (July 19) — The Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge will return once again for the 2019 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, giving drivers a chance to leave the mid-winter Super Late Model meet with bonus money bulging from their pockets.

When Super Late Model teams assemble at the third-mile oval outside Phoenix for six nights of racing Jan. 5-13, 2019, a checkered-flag sweep of the miniseries by one driver will for the fourth consecutive year be worth a blockbuster $250,000 bonus. In addition, winning five of six features will […]

Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout’s 2019 Shaw Trucking Super Late Model finale rising to $14,000 first-place prize

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (April 23, 2018) — The 2019 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at Arizona Speedway will be capped by the richest Super Late Model event in the history of the mid-winter motorsports extravaganza.Chris Kearns and Kevin Montgomery, co-promoters of the mini-series that in 2019 features six nights of competition from Jan. 5-13, have announced that the Shaw Trucking-sponsored Super Late Model finale will pay $14,000 to win and $1,000 to start, continuing a steady rise in the Wild West Shootout’s payoffs.Since Kearns and Montgomery assumed promotion of the Wild West Shootout in 2015 they have […]

Sheppard Romps to $13K Wild West Shootout Finale Win with Strand & Searing Scoring as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 14, 2018) – Reigning World of Outlaws Late Model champion stormed to a $13,000 triumph in dominant fashion by wiring the field in Sunday night’s 50-lap Super Late Model feature that put the finishing touches on the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts at the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.

Joining the New Berlin, IL, ace in Hoker Trucking Victory Lane in the finale of the six-race mini-series were Dustin Strand in Modifieds and Cole Searing in X Modifieds.

Coming away with Wild West Shootout crowns were Mike Marlar […]

Weiss Wires Wild West Shootout Round Five with Stormy Scott & Josh Cain Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss turned in a dominant performance in Saturday night’s fifth round of Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts action by wiring the Super Late Model field in the 40-lap feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.

Weiss raced to a nearly six second triumph to pocket $5,000 in the non-stop affair for his second win of the six-race mini-series after topping the opener seven nights earlier.

“This thing works in the mud, it works in the slick, it works in the rubber, […]

Marlar Masters Wild West Shootout Round Four with Jegtvig & Searing also Posting Wins

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2018) – After being in the hunt throughout the previous rounds, Tennessee’s Mike Marlar put together a perfect night on Friday to capture his first Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts win in the 30-lap Super Late Model feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Marlar wired the field to capture the $5,000 bag o’ loot after finishing no lower than fourth in the opening three legs of the six race mini-series.

“We were close there all week long,” Marlar commented in victory lane.  “Little things were keeping […]

Shaw Scores Again in Wild West Shootout along with Schott and VandeKamp

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 10, 2018) – Don Shaw made it two Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts wins in a row by racing to victory lane in Wednesday night’s 30-lap Super Late Model feature atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

With his second win in a row, the Ham Lake, Minnesota racer still has a shot at a $100,000 Keyser Manufacturing bonus if he can run the table over the final three rounds this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

“Let’s take this one step at a time,” Shaw said after his second $5,000 triumph […]

Marlar, Scott & Bintz atop Wild West Shootout Point Charts after Two Rounds

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 9, 2018) – With the initial two of six rounds of the 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in the books, the trio of Mike Marlar, Johnny Scott and Scott Bintz are out to the early lead in the point chases.

Going into Wednesday night’s third round of competition atop the 1/3-mile clay oval near Phoenix, Marlar leads the way in the Super Late Model ranks, Scott is atop the Modified points and Bintz is setting the pace in the X-Mods.

While Canadian […]

Shaw Shines in Wild West Shootout Round Two with Scott & Searing Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 7, 2018) – Ham Lake, Minnesota’s Don Shaw emerged atop an eventful 40-lap Super Late Model feature to take the $5,000 winner’s share in Sunday’s headliner that capped the second round of 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Part action atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Following some early drama in the battle for the point between 2017 Wild West Shootout champ Bobby Pierce and Round One winner Ricky Weiss, Shaw battled past Pierce in the closing circuits to take the Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models […]

Weiss Wins Wild West Shootout Opener with Thornton & Bintz in Victory Lane as Well!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 6, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss cashed in on the opening leg of the 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Part by racing to a $5,000 Super Late Model victory in Saturday night’s headliner atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

After surrendering the point prior to midway to Chris Simpson, the Manitoba racer rallied back by on the high side in the closing rounds to top the initial round of Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models presented by M&W Transportation competition.

“This is a great field, it’s the […]