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Hoker Trucking Victory Lane the Ultimate Destination at the Wild West Shootout

VADO, N.M. (August 10, 2022) — When drivers from across North America converge on FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park on January 7-15, 2023 for the 17th annual Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, they will all have one thing on their minds; reaching Hoker Trucking Victory Lane. The 2023 edition of the mega miniseries marks the sixth-straight year that Dixon, Iowa-based Hoker Trucking will sponsor Victory Lane. The racing extravaganza features six evenings [...]

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Midwest Sheet Metal Caution Flag to Fly Again in ’23

VADO, N.M. (August 2, 2022) — The 17th annual Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts will once again see the Midwest Sheet Metal Caution Flag flying at each break in the red-hot racing action at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway. This marks the fourth year that the Missouri-based company has sponsored the caution flag at the mega miniseries, which for 2023 spans January 7-15. “Chris Davis is not only a great friend, who I know [...]

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Rio Grande Waste Services Becomes Title Sponsor of the Wild West Shootout

Mega Event Set for January 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 2023 at Vado Speedway Park VADO, N.M. (July 20, 2022) — Larry Henk has been an active sponsor of the Wild West Shootout since 2019. His involvement and commitment have increased each and every year. Today event officials are proud to announce that Henk and Rio Grande Waste Services are now the title sponsor of the 2023 Wild West Shootout. The red-hot racing action at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway [...]

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FK Rod Ends Continues Track Naming Rights for 2023 Wild West Shootout

VADO, N.M. (July 13, 2022) — Less than six months remain until the 2023 edition of the Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts comes to life. When it does, the track naming rights for the event will once again be retained by industry leader FK Rod Ends. The 17th annual Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts will be held at FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park on January 7, 8, 11, 13, [...]

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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 a 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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