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Southern New Mexico Speedway to raise money, awareness to help children with disabilities and their families
May 12, 2016

The Southern New Mexico Speedway is partnering with Witten's Warriors to raise money and awareness to help children with disabilities and their families. Witten's Warriors was founded by Steffan and Maygen Carey, after learning that their son Witten was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Steffan and Maygen Carey decided to positively impact the lives of children with disabilities and their families by rais … read more
Wes Wofford lays down the rubber for Season Opener
May 7, 2016  |  by Walker Akers

Well it was a long off-season but here we are again! It’s the Border International Truck 305 Winged Sprint cars taking off to the races for the 2016 season and it was a full class tonight. Three heat races on the 305 class along with our 3 support classes of Street Stocks, X-mods, and claimers led to some good racing. The Jack Key Auto X-Mods starting off the season opener for us tonight with t … read more
Barnett Harley-Davidson tow money for Super Trucks in El Paso
May 5, 2016

This Friday at the Western Tech Speedway Park, Super Truck drivers traveling from New Mexico or more than 50 miles away will receive a minimum $75 tow money courtesy of Barnett Harley-Davidson. In addition to the Super Trucks, the event will also feature Border International 305 Winged Sprint Cars, Street Stocks and X-Mods. Gates open at 5:30 and racing starts at 7:45. General admission is $10 and kids age … read more
Carney sweeps ASCS Southwest Shootout
April 2, 2016  |  by Bryan Hulbert

In a festival of slide jobs at the Southern New Mexico Speedway, El Paso’s John Carney II swept the weekend with the Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region to pocket $5,000 in the 25 lap American Linen and Supply ASCS Southwest Shootout. Red after the first lap for Royal Jones, who was able to walk away, Carney rolled second as Johnny Herrera showed the way. Caution on Lap 3, the restart saw the J … read more
Carney snags ASCS Southwest Shootout prelim
April 1, 2016

Jumping in the John James owned No. 4j, El Paso’s John Carney II picked up his third overall A-Feature victory in 2016, and his second career win with the Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in the ASCS Southwest Sprint Car Shootout.   Battling the better part of the race with Logan Forler, the duo traded the lead on Lap 14 with Forler stealing it away off … read more
Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region set for $5,000-to-win showdown at Southern New Mexico Speedway
March 29, 2016

The first trip into New Mexico for the Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region in 2016 will be a lucrative one as the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces gears up for the ASCS Southwest Sprint Car Shootout on Friday and Saturday, April 1-2. Formerly an event for 305 Sprint Cars, the two-day affair also takes the place of the former Pre-Season Scramble with Friday’s prelim paying out $1,250 to the  … read more
Thornton brings the heat at Winter Meltdown
March 12, 2016

Its night two of the 22nd annual Winter Meltdown here at the Southern New Mexico Speedway and boy did things get slick. Jacob Gallardo would take his J17 back to victory lane with a clean sweep on the weekend but not one moment of it came easy. Unfortunately the little thing called tech would get in the way and the night was not to be for Jake. Ricky Thornton Jr needed about one more lap to make a run at Jake  … read more
Winter Meltdown opening night a family affair
March 11, 2016

Its been far too long since racecars made some dust in the desert here at the Southern New Mexico Speedway but tonight the dust drought ends as we bring 2016 in right with the Winter Meltdown!! USRA modifieds are chompin at the bit to get around tonight and it was a family affair, as the father son duo of Jake and Fito Gallardo would battle all night with the newly formed Scott Brothers racing team of John … read more
Leary lands $10k in Richard Griffin Classic
November 7, 2015  |  by Lonnie Wheatley

C.J. Leary saved the best of the weekend for last by wiring the field to take the $10,000 winner’s share in Saturday night’s Inaugural Richard Griffin Classic atop the 5/16-mile Southern New Mexico Speedway clay oval. The Greenfield, IN, native fought off a host of early challengers and then survived a bid from Brady Bacon just seven laps shy of the checkered flag in the 40-lapper to secure the … read more
KT Triumphs in Friday Richard Griffin Classic Prelim
November 6, 2015  |  by Lonnie Wheatley

Kevin Thomas, Jr., broke a victory drought in impressive fashion by racing to victory lane in a wild 25-lapper that put the wraps on Friday night’s Inaugural Richard Griffin Classic preliminary action at Southern New Mexico Speedway. “KT” took advantage of an Aaron Reutzel miscue on the second lap and led the rest of the way aboard the RW Motorsports No. 17rw to post the victory atop the  … read more


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