Sheppard Romps to $13K Wild West Shootout Finale Win with Strand & Searing Scoring as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 14, 2018) – Reigning World of Outlaws Late Model champion stormed to a $13,000 triumph in dominant fashion by wiring the field in Sunday night’s 50-lap Super Late Model feature that put the finishing touches on the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts at the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.

Joining the New Berlin, IL, ace in Hoker Trucking Victory Lane in the finale of the six-race mini-series were Dustin Strand in Modifieds and Cole Searing in X Modifieds.

Coming away with Wild West Shootout crowns were Mike Marlar […]

Weiss Wires Wild West Shootout Round Five with Stormy Scott & Josh Cain Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss turned in a dominant performance in Saturday night’s fifth round of Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts action by wiring the Super Late Model field in the 40-lap feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.

Weiss raced to a nearly six second triumph to pocket $5,000 in the non-stop affair for his second win of the six-race mini-series after topping the opener seven nights earlier.

“This thing works in the mud, it works in the slick, it works in the rubber, […]

Marlar Masters Wild West Shootout Round Four with Jegtvig & Searing also Posting Wins

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2018) – After being in the hunt throughout the previous rounds, Tennessee’s Mike Marlar put together a perfect night on Friday to capture his first Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts win in the 30-lap Super Late Model feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Marlar wired the field to capture the $5,000 bag o’ loot after finishing no lower than fourth in the opening three legs of the six race mini-series.

“We were close there all week long,” Marlar commented in victory lane.  “Little things were keeping […]

Shaw Scores Again in Wild West Shootout along with Schott and VandeKamp

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 10, 2018) – Don Shaw made it two Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts wins in a row by racing to victory lane in Wednesday night’s 30-lap Super Late Model feature atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

With his second win in a row, the Ham Lake, Minnesota racer still has a shot at a $100,000 Keyser Manufacturing bonus if he can run the table over the final three rounds this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

“Let’s take this one step at a time,” Shaw said after his second $5,000 triumph […]

Marlar, Scott & Bintz atop Wild West Shootout Point Charts after Two Rounds

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 9, 2018) – With the initial two of six rounds of the 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in the books, the trio of Mike Marlar, Johnny Scott and Scott Bintz are out to the early lead in the point chases.

Going into Wednesday night’s third round of competition atop the 1/3-mile clay oval near Phoenix, Marlar leads the way in the Super Late Model ranks, Scott is atop the Modified points and Bintz is setting the pace in the X-Mods.

While Canadian […]

Shaw Shines in Wild West Shootout Round Two with Scott & Searing Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 7, 2018) – Ham Lake, Minnesota’s Don Shaw emerged atop an eventful 40-lap Super Late Model feature to take the $5,000 winner’s share in Sunday’s headliner that capped the second round of 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Part action atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Following some early drama in the battle for the point between 2017 Wild West Shootout champ Bobby Pierce and Round One winner Ricky Weiss, Shaw battled past Pierce in the closing circuits to take the Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models […]

Weiss Wins Wild West Shootout Opener with Thornton & Bintz in Victory Lane as Well!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 6, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss cashed in on the opening leg of the 12th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Part by racing to a $5,000 Super Late Model victory in Saturday night’s headliner atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

After surrendering the point prior to midway to Chris Simpson, the Manitoba racer rallied back by on the high side in the closing rounds to top the initial round of Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models presented by M&W Transportation competition.

“This is a great field, it’s the […]

Wild West Shootout Fires off Saturday at FK Rod Ends Arizona Raceway

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 5, 2018) – The 2018 racing season gets under way in grand style with six full nights of Super Late Model action beginning with the first round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway on Saturday night.

Following Saturday night’s opener, the Wild West Shootout that also includes USRA Modifieds and X Modifieds resumes with Round Two on Sunday night and then a midweek card on Wednesday before wrapping up with three consecutive rounds next Friday, Saturday and Sunday (January 12-14).

A $5,000 winner’s […]

Every Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout entrant hoping to reach Hoker Trucking Victory Lane

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 7, 2017) — There’s one place every entrant in the Jan. 6-14 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway wants to end the night: in Hoker Trucking Victory Lane.

Dixon, Iowa-based Hoker Trucking has joined the lengthy list of Wild West Shootout sponsors in 2018 as the title backer of Victory Lane, which Super Late Model, USRA Modified and X-Modified drivers will battle to reach on each of the miniseries’s six evenings of action.

“We are very proud to be the Victory Lane sponsor of the 2018 Wild […]

FK Rod Ends adds track naming rights to support of 2018 Keyser Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway

 

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Oct. 25, 2017) — FK Rod Ends has taken its support of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout to a new level for the event’s 2018 edition, obtaining track naming rights for the six-race mid-winter extravaganza that takes place at Arizona Speedway outside Phoenix.

The 3/8-mile oval that hosts the Jan. 6-14 Super Late Model-headlined racing meet is now officially FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, adding another corporate tie-in for a miniseries that continues its steady growth. The company sponsored the Wild West Shootout pace truck in 2017 and will maintain that deal as well for the […]