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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]


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 [...]

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