O’Reilly Auto Parts Presents the Wild West Shootout

Kevin Montgomery Phoenix, Ariz. (November 2nd, 2016) – The momentum and excitement as O’Reilly Auto Parts joins the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout.  A six race series, The Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, is set to take over Arizona Speedway’s 3/8-mile clay oval Saturday January 7th for the first of six complete days of racing action.


O’Reilly Auto Parts continues to lead the auto parts retail market with more than 4,700 locations in 45 states.  Founded in 1957 as a single store in Missouri, O’Reilly Auto Parts has continued too dominated with a mission of great […]

RHR Swag and Barnett Harley-Davidson Raise the Bar for Wild West Shootout X-Mods

Kevin Montgomery TUCSON, Ariz. (October 4, 2016) – Just over three months remain until the 11th edition of the Wild West Shootout takes aim at its new home, Arizona Speedway, just outside Phoenix, Arizona and things are heating up for the astounding six race mini-series.  RHRSwag.com and Barnett Harley-Davidson have joined the Wild West Shootout team to present the Wild West Shootout X-Mods this Winter.


The RHRSwag.com X-Modifieds presented by Barnett Harley-Davidson will join the Wild West Shootout schedule for all six days of the event competing for $500 to win each night with a $1,000 winner’s share on each of […]

Early Thaw founder Ernie Mincy to serve as grand marshal of 2017 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Sept. 29, 2016) — The man who launched the annual January migration of Dirt Late Model talent to Arizona that is now known as the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout will serve as the grand marshal of the 2017 extravaganza of speed scheduled for Jan. 7-15 at its new venue, Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix.

Ernie Mincy, 64, of Casa Grande, Ariz. — the first promoter to lure well-known Dirt Late Model drivers from across the country to the Grand Canyon State for a winter racing meet with the Early Thaw series he founded in the early 2000s at his […]

Tickets on Sale for the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout

Kevin Montgomery Phoenix, Ariz. (September 19th, 2016) – With fall only days away, race fans can now start preparing for their winter racing vacation this January at one of the most prestigious racing events of the year.  Tickets for the 2017 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway are now available.

The warmth and sunshine will be abundant as will the racing action as racers and fans from across the country and Canada migrate to the warmer southwest climate for the 11th edition of the blockbuster event taking place January 7-15.

For the first time in the history of the Wild […]

M&W Transport Doubles Wild West Shootout Late Model Point Fund

Kelley Carlton Phoenix, Arizona (August 22, 2016)January’s Wild West Shootout mini-series set for Arizona Speedway continues to grow. Promoters Chris Kearns and Kevin Montgomery have emphasized improving on the event each year since they took the reins of the popular event. The 2017 edition will be no exception as newly acquired sponsorship has now doubled the Super Late Model point fund. M&W Transport will join returning sponsors Black Diamond Race Cars and Club 29 Race Cars.  The additional support will raise the point fund to a total of $10,000. The overall champion will now receive $3000 and the […]

Keyser’s $250,000 bonus again spices Wild West Shootout

PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 25, 2016) For the second straight year there will be a whopping $250,000 bonus on the line in Arizona this January. Keyser Manufacturing is back as the title sponsor of the 2017 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout and will again present the Keyser Quarter-Million Challenge as the desert miniseries moves to Arizona Speedway near Phoenix for six races between Jan. 7-15.


The challenge offers $250,000 to any driver sweeping all six Wild West Shootout Late Model features. Any driver winning five features will earn a $100,000 bonus and a $50,000 payday will go to any driver winning four […]

Davenport Caps Wild West Shootout Title with $11K Score!

Lonnie Wheatley, TUCSON, Ariz. (January 17, 2016) – Jonathan Davenport put an exclamation point on his Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by Black Diamond-Club 29 Race Cars Super Late Model championship by topping Sunday night’s $11,000-to-win series finale atop the 3/8-mile USA Raceway.

Davenport raced into the lead just past the midway point of the 50 lapper en route to picking up the winner’s share that was boosted by AR Bodies. It was his third win of the six-race series aboard the TS Crane Service/Sundance Services No. 6 Longhorn-chassis.

While Davenport battled .500 atop the Tucson clay, another pair of drivers […]