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2022 Wild West Shootout By The Numbers

2022 Wild West Shootout By The Numbers 17th Edition Returns Bigger and Better on January 7-15, 2023 VADO, N.M. (Feb. 7, 2022) — Less than a month ago the 2022 edition of the Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts drew to a close at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park. The mega miniseries was once again a great success, including some of the following statistics: - 250k+ in total purse money paid out - 172 drivers entered at least one event - 65 [...]

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2022 Wild West Shootout at Great Success; 2023 Planning Underway

2022 Wild West Shootout a Great Success 17th Edition Returns Bigger and Better on January 7-15, 2023 VADO, N.M. (Jan. 31, 2022) — While the staff with the Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts are already busily preparing for the 2023 edition of the mega miniseries at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park, they’d like to take a second to pause and thank all of the racers, fans, and sponsors, who made the 2022 version such a big success. “You [...]

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2023 Wild West Shootout to Return to FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway in 2023 with Expanded Purses; Eyes Return to Arizona in 2024

2023 Wild West Shootout to Return to FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park in 2023 with Expanded Purses; Eyes Return to Arizona in 2024 17th Edition Set for January 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, and 15 VADO, N.M. (Jan. 17, 2022) — Even though the smoke from the guns has barely settled in Victory Lane, officials with the Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts are full speed ahead with their plans for the 2023 edition of the event. The 17th [...]

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Marlar, Sanders, and Bryant Snare Wild West Shootout Finale Victories

Marlar, Sanders, and Bryant Snare Wild West Shootout Finale Victories Marlar, Sanders, and Blacklance Crowned Miniseries Champions VADO, N.M. (01/16/22) — Mike Marlar chased and chased the upset-minded Jake Timm around FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park in Sunday’s Rio Grande Waste Service 50 presented by Shaw Trucking, but he couldn’t seem to make headway on the fresh-faced driver in the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Model feature presented by Black Diamond Race Cars. “I really didn’t have anything for him,” Marlar [...]

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Marlar, Jackson, and Sanders Headline Wild West Shootout Victories

Marlar, Jackson, and Sanders Headline Wild West Shootout Saturday Victories Rio Grande Waste Services 50 presented by Shaw Trucking $25,000-To-Win Finale Scheduled for Sunday Evening VADO, N.M. (01/15/22) — Mike Marlar had already let one FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park victory slip away to home-state driver Garrett Alberson earlier in the Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts. So after losing Wednesday's race to Alberson when Marlar tangled with Bobby Pierce on the final lap, Marlar wasn't interested in watching [...]

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Erb, Jackson, and Sanders Race to Wild West Shootout Friday Victories

Erb, Jackson, and Sanders Race to Wild West Shootout Friday Victories Racing Action Continues at 3:30pm MST on Saturday VADO, N.M. (01/14/22) — Tyler Erb has been part of plenty of excitement during the Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park, including a near-miss victory. But grabbing a checkered flag is more satisfying than making the highlight reel. "This has been my favorite night so far," the New Waverly, Texas, driver said Friday after [...]

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2023 Wild West Shootout Dates Announced

2023 Wild West Shootout Dates Announced 17th Edition Set for January 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, and 15 (Jan. 14, 2022) — While three rounds of racing action still remain for the 2022 Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, miniseries officials are already full speed ahead planning for the 17th edition. (Tyler Rinken image) The mega miniseries will be held on January 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, and 15, 2023 with open practices scheduled for January 6 and January 10. Over [...]

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Alberson, Campbell, and Sanders Headline Wild Wednesday Night Action at Wild West Shootout

Alberson, Campbell, and Sanders Headline Wild Wednesday Night Action at Wild West Shootout Round #4 Roars to Life on Friday Evening VADO, N.M. (01/12/22) — Garrett Alberson was crushed after falling from first to third in the final laps of Sunday's Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts event at Vado Speedway Park. The Las Cruces, N.M., driver's emotions swung 180 degrees Wednesday when he flipped the script, going from third to first on the final lap when frontrunners Mike Marlar [...]

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Sheppard, Campbell, and Mullens Visit WWS Victory Lane in Round #2

Sheppard, Campbell, and Mullens Visit Hoker Trucking Victory Lane in Wild West Shootout Round #2 Practice Set for Tuesday; Racing Action Resumes Wednesday VADO, N.M. (01/09/22) — In trying to avoid a slowing driver with a flat tire on the fifth lap, Brandon Sheppard nearly wrecked twice, his hopes for the Penske Racing Shocks $300,000 Paydirt Jackpot looking dim. Twenty minutes later, the 28-year-old New Berlin, Ill., driver was standing in Hoker Trucking Victory Lane at Vado Speedway Park after a dramatic [...]

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Sheppard, Ramirez, and Jackson Claim Opening Night Wild West Shootout Victories

Sheppard, Ramirez, and Jackson Claim Opening Night Wild West Shootout Victories Action Continues on Sunday Afternoon with Round No. 2 VADO, N.M. (01/08/22) — A schedule conflict prevented Brandon Sheppard from competing in last season's Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts, but in Saturday's 2022 opener at FK Rod Ends Vado (N.M.) Speedway Park, the two-time miniseries champion picked up right where he left off. Posting his 15th consecutive WWS top-five finish, the 28-year-old New Berlin, Ill., driver blew past [...]

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