Davenport, Sabraski, and O’Neil Snare Wild West Shootout Finale Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 17, 2021) - Five nights of racing over the last eight days all came down to Sunday's finale for the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts.  The term "domination" is often overused in motorsports, but there is no better way to describe the action that took place on Sunday night. For the second time this week, Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., paced the field in group qualifying [...]

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Sanders, Carr, and Erb Register Second Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 16, 2021) - For the second consecutive night, a late-race slide job decided the outcome of the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Model feature and for the second consecutive night, fans were sent home pleased with the race they witnessed.   Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., led all Super Late Model drivers in qualifying, blistering around FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in 14.916 seconds.  This marked the fifth different quick qualifier in as many nights, during [...]

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Erb, Schill, and Peterson Land Round No. 4 Wild West Shootout Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2021) - There are some nights where it is extremely difficult to put into words how good the racing was, or how a race transpired.  Round four of the 15th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts was one of those nights. Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., continued to assert himself as the man to beat in the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Model division, presented by Black [...]

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Davenport, Sanders, and Carr Cap WWS Night No. 3 with Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January, 13, 2021) - The Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts has had a race scheduled on Wednesday night for as long as I can remember and the 15th annual edition is no different.  The Wednesday night race is unique in that it is the only weeknight race not capped by a weekend and, historically, it has been an unpredictable "wild card" event.  While this year's event may not [...]

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Thornton Jr., Gallardo, and Sabraski Score Round No. 2 WWS Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 10th, 2021) - In racing, sometimes there are "feel good" moments; The kind of moments that are borderline unbelievable, or storylines that seem made for a Hollywood movie.  We may very well have witnessed a few moments just like that on Sunday, when the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts continued. Ricky Thornton Jr. on his way to his first-career Wild West Shootout win in the Dirt Track [...]

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Davenport, Strand, and Berg Snare Wild West Shootout Opening Round Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 9th, 2021) - The C&D Bonding green flag officially flew on the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly parts on Saturday, featuring a staggering 171 total entries, across all three divisions. Tony Toste of Pismo Beach, Calif., led the way in group qualifying for the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Model division presented by Black Diamond Race Cars, speeding around the small 3/8th's mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway track [...]

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Sheppard, Peterson & Estey Bank Wild West Shootout Finale Wins

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 19, 2020) - There's a common saying that nearly everyone has heard at least once before; "the cream always rises to the top".  No words can more accurately describe how Sunday night's Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts finale unfolded.  Skeeter Estey of Kelly Lake, Minn., took care of business in the RHRSwag.com Barnett Harley-Davidson X-Mod feature, Dustin Strand of Grand Forks, N.D., finished third in the Mesilla [...]

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Round No. 5 2020 WWS Victories Claimed By Shirley, Leer & Estey

Round No. 5 Wild West Shootout Wins Scored by Shirley, Estey & Leer  Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 18, 2020) - For the second time in as many years, a Dirt Track Bank Super Late Model driver has pulled into Hoker Trucking victory lane at least three times during the Wild West Shootout, earning them a piece of the Keyser Manufacturing Quarter-Million Challenge bonus money.  I use the term "at least", as Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., still [...]

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Shirley, Strand & Cain Streak To Victory Lane in Friday Night WWS Action

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 17, 2020) - The FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway track surface was worked to perfection on Friday night.  Both fourth-row starters finished first and second after the 30-lap Dirt Track Bank Super Late Models feature presented by Black Diamond Race Cars, with Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., earning his second career Wild West Shootout feature victory and second of the week. Just like Wednesday, Friday's night's show started two hours later than the [...]

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Sheppard, Mullens and Benson Headline WWS Round No. 3 Winner’s List

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2020) - On a night that also featured two first-time winners, Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., became the first repeat winner of the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts with a triumph in the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Models presented by Black Diamond Race Cars. After earning the $100 SportTruck RV and Screven Motor Speedway fast qualifier award earlier in the evening, sprinting around FK [...]

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