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Winners with help from above
Wes Wofford mentioned what I was thinking after the POWRi 305 Sprint Car Race. He mentioned that he prayed that Greg Hodnett would guide him from above in his post -race winner’s circle interview. And as we knew that Royal was the 2018 (last year at Sout … read more
Momma, there goes that man again
So, I realize this isn’t basketball we are talking about. And I realize that I am not Mark Jackson. But in tonight’s racing action we would once again see Bumper Jones drive away with the victory. And as we would see the best racing of the night un … read more
Buuuuuuumper Jones
If you have never heard me say that, I am sure it is hard for you to understand. But as he was coming into lap traffic coming off of turn 2, that’s all I said “Buuuuuuumper Jones.” Anyone wanting to hear exactly how I see, please feel free to … read more
Charging to the front, up high
Several new nicknames came out of tonight’s PowRI 305 Sprint Car A Main event. Most notable was Derek DeMartino being called the “High Side Hustler”. And there was no doubt as to why. He charged to the front, up on the very high line; in comm … read more
Bloomquist enters 19th Annual Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway
There's gonna be Sunshne in Las Cruces this October. Early entries have been pouring in for the 19th Annual Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals which takes place Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 25-28 at the Southern New Mexico Speedway. Pres … read more
Fito Gallardo Charges to the Front
It would be Fito Gallardo in the G17 starting 9th in the Modified A Main charging to the front, to take home the win. We would have 30 modifieds check in, with 25 taking the initial green flag. And Gallardo would hold on to win the A Main in commanding fashion … read more
Holy Cow race fans, that was Dynamite
In my 13 years in the tower, I have had the pleasure of listening to the very best announcers. And in the words of Bryan Hulbert and Ruben Mireles, two of my personal favorites. I can sum up tonight’s racing action by simply saying: “Holy Cow race  … read more
Deskins holds on to win Night 1
It would be Shon Deskins in his #7 non-wing sprint car to hold on to that high line and take the victory. Deskins would patiently wait for the opportunity to make his move and take the lead in Night 1 of the Non-Wing Sprint Car Border Tour. Night 1 would st … read more
Not flawless, but almost as close as it gets
Thirty-two Modifieds would check in tonight for racing action. Yes, you read that correctly, 32. With 24 making the A either through heat race action and passion points, or by way of the B Main. We would start the 30 lap A Main and no sooner that the cars made … read more
Rained Out
Due to inclement weather and wet conditions, the races for Saturday, Aug. 18, were canceled at the Southern New Mexico Speedway. … 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: 2018 Southern New Mexico Fair