Arizona Differential Gears Up for The Wild West Shootout

Arizona Differential Gears Up for The Wild West Shootout

Kevin Montgomery Phoenix, Ariz. (December 12th, 2016) – As the cold sets in across most of the country, things continue to heat up in Arizona.  With under thirty days to go before the start of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, Arizona Differential joins the winter racing get-away set to take place at Arizona Speedway starting January 7th.


The addition of Arizona Differential will allow modified competitors a chance to earn championship points for the Mesilla Valley Transportation/Border International USRA Modified Championship also giving all three Wild West Shootout divisions a points fund for the six-race series.  The high point earner of the series will collect a $1,000 championship payday while the remainder of the top five will also earn cash for their efforts.


Arizona Differential, located in Phoenix, Arizona, has been serving the valley since 1986.  A family owned and operated business, Arizona differential has been a stable for all Differential needs in the Southwest.  Repair, service or parts for any differential applications from racing/high performance to RV and Large Trucks, Arizona Differential has it covered.  More information can be found at or give them call at 602-272-4600
For the first time in the history of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix will host all six nights of racing featuring the best of the best in Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models Presented by M&W Transport, MVT/Border International USRA Modifieds and RHR Swag X-Mods presented by Barnett Harley Davidson all chasing more than $200,000 in prize money.


Six-day General Admission tickets for this historical event can be purchased for just $100 giving race fans and opportunity to enjoy all six nights for less than $17 per night. Single day tickets are just $20 with the Sunday $12,000 to win Bakersfield Karting Experience finale being only $25.  Fans that take advantage of the 6-day discounted pass will enjoy the final night of the Wild West Shootout absolutely free.

Advanced tickets may be purchased online at: and ticket pricing/purchasing information can be found online at: or by calling the Wild West Shootout office at 520-664-2074.


Wild West Shootout Hotel Information can be found at: or by calling the Courtyard by Marriott at 480-461-3000.  The Courtyard by Marriott is conveniently located at 1221 S. Westwood in Mesa, Arizona.  Please use event name Wild West Shootout when making reservations.
National Super Late Model star Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., went head-to-head with Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., in the 2016 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout as “Superman” picked up half of the mini-series wins with Lanigan reaching victory lane in round five and O’Neal capturing the opening round and night four of the series. Davenport earned the $11,000 top prize in the finale, launching him to the Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Model Championship Presented by M&W Transport.
Iowa’s Todd Shute topped the 2016 Mesilla Valley Transportation/Border International USRA Modified Wild West Shootout championship Presented by Arizona Differential while Bloomer, Wisconsin’s Grant Southworth captured the RHR Swag X-Mod Championship presented by Barnett Harley Davidson.


More than 160 of the top cars and drivers from across the continent will take to Arizona’s Speedway 3/8-mile oval over the six-day event that begins on Sat., Jan. 7, with the Wild West Shootout opener and concludes with the $12,000 Bakersfield Karting Experince finale on Sun., Jan. 15. Complete nights of racing will take place Sat., Jan. 7, Sun., Jan. 8, Wed., Jan. 11, Fri., Jan. 13, Sat., Jan. 14, and Sun., Jan. 15. Saturday and Sunday races will go green at 5 p.m. with Wednesday and Friday events starting at 7 p.m.
Arizona Speedway is located just minutes from Phoenix. From Phoenix take US60 East to Ironwood Dr., turn right (south) and go 4 miles, Arizona speedway is on the right hand side.  For more information, visit or call 520-664-2074


The Wild West Shootout team would like to thank our 2017 partners:  Keyser Manufacturing, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Black Diamond Chassis, Club 29 Race Cars, M&W Transport, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Border International, FK Rod Ends, Arizona Differential, Karl Performance, Total Seal Piston Rings, Pro Power Racing, Hoosier Tire, RHR Swag, Barnett Harley-Davidson, VP Fuels, Earnhardt Dodge, AR Bodies, Bad Boy Off-Road, Bakersfield Karting Experience and The Courtyard by Marriott.


If you are interested in becoming a supporter of the Wild West Shootout please contact the event office at 520-664-2074.