CASA GRANDE, Arizona -- The month of May in the racing world signifies the unofficial kickoff of the seasons crown jewels. All across America, racetracks shift into high gear showcasing big purse regional and national events. Central Arizona Raceway is set to launch “The Month of Modifieds” as four high dollar BRA Dirt Modified events highlight the month’s schedule.
Action beings on Saturday, May 3rd as the BRA Dirt Modifieds return after a two-month absence to battle it out for the $1000 main event win. Joining the Modifieds on the nights schedule will be the Factory Stocks, Sport Mods and Arizona Modlite Association. After a week off for an appearance by the O’Reilly ASCS Canyon Region Non-Wing Sprints on May 13th, the BRA Dirt Modifieds run for another $1000 to win on May 17th along with the Super Stocks, Sports Mods and Sands Chevrolet Southwest Modlites.
“The Month of Modifieds” concludes with a huge Memorial Day weekend double header as the BRA Dirt Modified Touring Series makes its only stop of the season at Central Arizona Raceway. Drivers from across the southwest will converge on the 3/8th mile high banked oval May 24th & 25th in search of value points towards the lucrative BRA Touring Series Championship.
Pit gates open at 4pm, grandstand gates at 5pm with the first green flag slatted for 7pm.
During 2008 Central Arizona Raceway will also host racing action from the Southwest Dirt Racing Association Late Models, BRA (Barnett) Dirt Modifieds Weekly & Touring Series, O’Reilly American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Canyon Region Non-Wing Sprints, O’Reilly ASCS National Wing Sprint Car Series, and Super Stock Touring Series.
All SWDRA Dirt Late Model A-Mains and BRA Dirt Modified A-Mains will pay $1000 to win. Updated schedule and raceway information can be found on our website at www.centralazraceway.com
Central Arizona Raceway would like to thank its sponsors for their continued support, Taco Bell of Globe & Thatcher, Reva’s Western Wear, Pinal County Federal Credit Union, The Oil Depot, Tamara’s Hair Studio, T-Mac Pipe Constructors, Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Wash & Roll Car Wash, Auto Trader Magazines, Barnett Harley Davidson, The Wonder Bar, Hendrix Recycling, Pence Chiropractic, Clark’s Septic Service & The Silver Bullet Bar.
About Central Arizona Raceway
The Central Arizona Raceway is located at 512 South 11-mile Corner Road at the Pinal County Fairgrounds, 7-miles east of Casa Grande, AZ on Highway 287. Racing January through November, C.A.R is home to the Wild West Shootout, the Salute to the Veterans 100, and the West Hurst Memorial while showcasing events from the BRA dirt Modified Weekly & Touring Series, the Southwest Dirt Racing Association Late Models, O’Reilly ASCS Sprint Car Series, Arizona Dwarf Car Association, Sands Chevrolet Southwest Modlites, Arizona Modlite Association, Super Stock Touring Series, and Pure Stock division