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Rain, rain... just a delay
The track would look perfect as we arrived to the Southern New Mexico Speedway at around 5pm. It would be hard packed and ready for Mother Nature to drop some rain on it. The rain would elude SNMS for about 2 hours. In the meantime, in light of the drought, De … read more
It’s not always pretty…
What’s the phrase we hear often times when it comes to racing? “It ain’t rubbin’ it’s racing” A little bit harder to do in a Sprint Car, but not impossible. And it would be early race contact that would find the #15 of Ricky … read more
Gallardo holds them off
Welcome back Jake Gallardo. After missing the last Modified race, Jake would waste no time in coming back up front. In smooth fashion, with one of the least beat up cars out there; Jake would hold off a late race charge by the current points leader Bumper Jone … read more
I waited a long time for this one
Royal Jones in the 131 made his way to the Winner’s Circle tonight in the POWRi 305 Sprint Cars. And I waited a long time for it to happen. A few weeks back, while Ruben was out touring the country and announcing, Rue asked me if I would write the nightl … read more
Welcome to the winner’s circle, kid
In commanding fashion with the best of the best behind him, it would be the 65x of Carlos Ahumada Jr. taking the checkered flag and winning in the Rancho Milagro USRA Modified feature. In a season that would see a lot of firsts, this one by far will go down as … read more
Red ain’t your color
No. Unfortunately, this is not a remix of the Keith Urban song. But besides fireworks, red flags were abundant tonight at Southern New Mexico Speedway. The night would begin with fully packed grandstands, the USRA Stock Cars, The Casa Nissan Legends, the Late  … read more
Forever 41
So many beautiful things have been written, spoken and shared about Jason Johnson in the last week. The racing community has experienced a huge loss. We ask that you all continue to keep his family, his race team, his friends, and all who have crossed paths wi … read more
Sponsors, supporters step up for “Run for 41” this Saturday at Southern New Mexico Speedway
Sponsors and supporters of the Southern New Mexico Speedway are stepping up in a big way to reward the racers this Saturday, June 30, while honoring another great racer and friend. This Saturday will be the “Run for 41” at the high-banked 3/8-mi … read more
It “Schure” was an awesome night of racing at the Southern New Mexico Speedway
Before I get into a story about what a great night we had at Southern New Mexico Speedway; I would like to send out our love and prayers to the Johnson family. As some of you may have read or heard tonight, MVT sponsored Jason Johnson took a nasty ride in his  … read more
Saturday a night of many firsts at Southern New Mexico Speedway
I am sure that we all can agree that we all remember our first time to the dirt track. Some of you were just children, tagging along with your family. Some of us were older. Whenever the first time happened, we remember it. From the sounds, the smells, and the … read more

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POWRi 305 Winged Sprint Car Highlights 4/7/18
POWRi 305 Winged Sprint Car A-Main highlights from the Interstate Batteries 305 Sprint Shootout at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M., on Saturday, April 7, 2018.… watch video

POWRi 305 Winged Sprint Car Highlights 4/6/18
POWRi 305 Winged Sprint Car A-Main highlights from the Interstate Batteries 305 Sprint Shootout at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M., on Friday, April 6, 2018.… watch video

How American Racer tires are made
You know those round, rubber things on your car that make you go around? Well, have you ever seen a green tire before? Watch the video and see the incredible transformation of an American Racer racing tire during the curing process to give the tire i… watch video

Photo Gallery: Weekly Racing Series 8/11/18