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Arroyo Seco Raceway
9/20-21
Pro, Mod, Street, Bike

El Paso Motorplex
Friday Test & Tunes
7/26/14 Sand Drags Race
7/12/14
Summit Points Race Box/No Box/Street and Bike

Carril Sand Drags
7/19/14 Race

 


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The El Paso Motorplex 2014 Schedule of Events has been released
2014 EPM Schedule

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Check out Louis click off an 8.22

 

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Congrats to "the Grouch" George Aguilar for winning his 3rd straight Modified/No Box points championship at El Paso Motorplex!!!

Champ

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El Paso Motorplex November Race highlight video

Check out the keola36 You Tube channel here

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Lyle Byrum Champ

Congratulations to Lyle Byrum and his ATI Team on the Southwest Superchargers 2013 Season Championship and win at the last race of the season in Midland, Tx.

southwestsuperchargers.com

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Caril Sand Drags

ASR October 20th Results

Pro Class;
W Danny Dean
RU Trevor Ward Semi Roger Payson

Modified Class
W RM Lloyd
RU Brittny Blakely Semi Chris Bustamante

Motorcycle Class
W Jack Cairns
RU Nick Meza Semi Mickey Rupe

Street Class
W Mariano Azarte
RU Eric Brooks Semi Julie Duplichan

Reaction Time contest winner Jeff Holiday .502
Dash-4-Cash Winner, Ted Killian DI 10.73 10.746 pass

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El Paso Fastest Street Car Shootout

 

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El Paso September 7th Race Results

Pro Class;
Winner Gabe Chavez Mustang
RU Randy Handcock Jr RED
Semi Daniel Dean Dodge Dart
Semi Jerry Cordero RED

Modified Class;
Winner George Aguilar Camaro
RU Andre Jefferson Chevy Truck
Semi Jerry Cordero Jr. Chevelle


Motorcycle Class;
Winner Doug Quillen Kawasaki
RU Ron Comeau Kawasaki
Semi Juan Romero Honda


Street Class'
Winner Ruben Friessen Silverado SS
RU Garret Hoff Acura Integra
SemiJoe "Otter" Del Valle Monte Carlo

> Chuy Nava Photos here <

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August EPM Results

Pro
danny dean el paso
Winner Danny Dean
RU Sammy Franco IV
Semis Jerry Cordero & Randy Hancock

Modified
spencer duron camaro
Winner Spencer Duron
RU Alex Anguiano
Semi Bob Nichols

Motorcycle
Bike winner
Winner Mark Garcia
RU Randy Garcia
Semi Juan Romero

Street
street winner
Winner Garett Hoff
RU Mariano Azarte
Semi Mia Mora

Jr. Dragster
jr dragster
Winner Khyrie Murdaugh
RU Dannt Zarate

More pics on the forum!

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Southwest Superchargers Results Capraock Motorplex
Greg Powell from Andrews, TX wins at the Jerry Norman Memorial race

greg powell
Complete race report on the SWSC site here

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Lawren Jones, 59, of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away from injuries sustained in a racing incident on Friday, July 5 at Albuquerque Dragway.

Condolences to the Jones family and friends.

 

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ASR June Race Results

Street class winner
Mariano Arzate in his Civic

Jus Rodriguez second and Gary Roark 3rd in his Mavrick
Motorcycle class was an all Cairns final
Ryan Cairns, near lane, beat his dad Jack to take top honors.
Doug Quillen finished 3rd.
Points leader Brittney Blakely once again won the modified class in her Nova
over James McCall and RM Lloyd
Danny Dean won the Pro Class
Ray Montoya was runner up and Al Tombaugh was 3rd in his dragster.

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Flashback
over 30 minutes of Thunder Alley Test n Tune night October of 1992

Thanks to forum member Black Gold 380R

Hello all,

My brother, Matt, had some of his old Thunder Alley videos converted from VHS to CD and asked me to load them up. So, here is part one.
This is from October of 1992. Don't know how many of you old timers know or remember my brother and the guys he used to run with (my bro; Matt DaCosta and his friends Don Curry and Joe Pena).
My brother and Joe used to work at Super Shops on Dyer back in the day. Don used to drive a Corvette that ran pretty quick back in the day. My brother and Mark Savage used to run each other a lot (that will be in another video I will load later).
Anyway, this came from a VHS tape that is around 20 years old, so the sound and picture quality are not the best. Remember, this was taken during non HD time LOL. Also the first 2 minuets the tracking is adjusting, but it DOES clear up.

Enjoy a strole down memory lane and please post up your comments or if you recognize anyone from back then.

 

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Speaking of Thunder Alley
The old Thunder Alley stands are going up at El Paso Motorplex!!

stands

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El Paso Motorplex June Results

Top Eliminator
Winner Brittny Blakely

Brittny Blakely
RU Lyle Byrum - Semi Gabe Chavez

Pro (Box)
Winner Gabe Chavez

Gabe Chavez Win
RU Danny Dean - Semi Billy Graham

Modified (No Box)
Winner George Aguilar

George Aguilar Winner
RU Frank "Rooster" Ponce - Semi James McCall

Motorcycle
Winner Jimmy Wyatt

RU Doug Quillen - Semi Cesar Villela

Street
Winner Ruben Mora

Ruben Mora
RU Cruz Castro - Semi Joseph "Otter" Del Valle

Next race is Saturday July 20th under the lights!

See more pics from the June race Here!

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El Paso Motorplex announces Jay Byrum as General Manager
of El Paso Motorplex

Beginning this week (5-19-13), Jay Byrum will be the General Manager of the El Paso Motorplex. Jay will have oversight over all operations at the El Paso Motorplex. Paul Kaiser and Ben De La Vega will continue on as the Track Manager and Race Director. Jay's Contact info is:

Phone: 928-210-5613
Email: jaydbyrum@gmail.com

Lyle Byrum
President-El Paso Motorplex

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Chuy Nava Photos

Chuy's Photos from the May EPM Race

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Mike Jones wins first SouthwestSuperchargers event for 2013

Jones dragster

Mike Jones and his Voodoo Child altered had lane choice in the final round. But he was facing the #1 Qualifier Jason Wise in Mike Aton�s (Comfortably Numb 3) dragster. As the two neared the finish, somebody pedaled audibly, and the win light came on in Mike Jones left lane. Wise had pedaled, thought better of it, stroked it again and ran .002 UNDER index, giving away the win to Mike Jones, who ran 7.802. Our Congratulation on a hard fought pass by both drivers, and to Mike Jones, our first SWSC Winner of 2013!

Complete results on the SWSC web site here!

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ASR Race Results 3/17/13

Pro Winner Sammy Franco III
RU Russel Hudson, Semi Ed Almanzar

Motorcycle Winner Mickey Rupe
RU Marc De La Torre, Semi Doug Quillen

Modified Winner Andy Wiles
RU Sammy Franco IV, Semi Bob Nichols

Street Winner Oscar Sanuez
RU Uriel Escapita, Semi Robert Duplishan

Next Race is a double header scheduled for Sat. April 20 and Sunday the 21st. F

Reaction Time Contest Winner Andrew Jaramillo .503

Dash-4-Cash Winner Chris Bustamante 11.80 Dial 11.807 pass.

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Five Years ago!

 

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Zack Wins!!!

Zack Torres from El Paso made it through the Stock Eliminator Class taking out some of the best racers in the country on his way to his frist ever NHRA National event win! Congrats Zack!

 

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Autorama

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El Paso Motorplex Awards Banquet Feb 12, 2013

Ranchers Grill 9530 Viscount
Everyone is more than invited to attend.
6:30 pm and start the food orders at 7pm
Be There!
Ben de la Vega EPMX Race Director (915) 588-5490

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El Paso Motorplex and Caril Sand Drag 2013 Schedules posted

El Paso Motorplex Drag Racing and Sand Drag '13 Schedule

Caril Sand Drags '13 Schedule

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Calendar Girls
2013 El Paso Calendar Girls Posters Now Available!
Get your FREE poster at these locations.

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Fists Up Cancer!

El Paso's Toby Torres was diagnosed with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma in October 2012. Cancer may have started the fight, but we are going to finish it. Live to win!!

From the Facebook Link - The first 28 days of chemo treatment are over, the next round of chemo starts on December 13th. The co-pay to get the next cycle of chemo is over $3,000. To help offset the costs, we are selling two styles of T-S
hirts for $20.00. The one shown is baseball style, the other is a short sleeve black T-Shirt. If you are interested in buying a shirt, please comment if interested and we will message you to get the style, size and shipping information.

Help afellow racer out, see the link here

Toby Torres Cancer Shirt

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El Paso Motorplex Sand Drags Results and Photos 11/17

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Open Class Winner: Sam DeAvila

RU: Joe Navar - Semi; Dean Doucher

Anthony
Pro Winner: Anthony Maldonado (Chevy Jeep)
RU: Gino Montes - Semi: Rafa De La Rosa ('74 Jeep)

Alfredo
Super Modified: Winner: Alfredo (Ford)

RU; Robert Fraire ('72 Jeep) - Semi; Manuel Aranda ('90 Jeep)

Hugo Bronco
Stock Modified: Winner: Hugo Najera ('68 Ford)
RU: Mark Torrez ('76 Ford) - Semi: Rico De La Rosa ('97 Chevy)

Lionel
Stock Winner Lionel Dominguez ('09 Dodge)

RU: Chuy Nava (Chevy) - Semi: Felipe Burcciaga (Jeep)

King of the Hill Bracket Class Winner Lionel Dominguez ('09 Dodge)
RU; Jay Stone ('05 Ford) - Semi; Joseph DelValle ('77 Chevy Blazer)

See Chuy's Pics from the race here!

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2012 El Paso Motorplex Class Champions
EPMX Final Point Standings

Pro
Jerry Cordero
1. Jerry Cordero 410

2. Dave Stringer 340
3. Fred Beard 180
4. Mike Lewis 70

Modified
George Aguilar
1. George Aguilar 440

2. James McCall 390
3. Jeff Henry 380
4. Daniel Dean 345
5. Dave Hartranft 340
6. Eddien Cordero 290
7. German Granados 280
8. Ruben Jasso 190

Street
Carla
1. Carla Apodaca 420
2. Joe DelValle 415
3. Alex Anguiano 410
4. Manny Robles 270
5. Jim McKay 245
6. Mia Mora 240
* Tony Mora 240
7. Ruben Mora 220
8. Sean McKay 205

Motorcycle
1. Juan Romero 380

2. Mark Garcia 300
3. Roger Bergermann 250

1/8th Mile Gamblers
1. Jim Taylor 405

2. Alex Anguiano 355
3. Jim McKay 340
4. Sean McKay 290
5. Jimmy Wyatt 155
6. Joe DelValle 70

Top Eliminator
1. Brittny Blakely 210

2. Lyle Byrum 180
3. Doyle Story 110
* Ray Stringer 110

Quick 8
1. Andre Jefferson 125

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El Paso Motorplex Race Results for 10/9/2012

1/8th Mile Gamblers:
Winner; Jim McKay '07 Mustang
RU; Jim Taylor '10 Kawa
Semis; Alex Anguiano '00 Camaro & Sean McKay '87 Mustang



El Paso Motorplex Race Results for 10/11/2012

American Supercharger National Champoinship:
Winner; Lyle Byrum RED
RU; Doyle Story '67 Camaro

Top Eliminator:
Winner; Micheal Hunt '08 Sunset RED (Unoppsoed)

Pro:
Winner; Gabe Chavez '96 Mustang
RU; Jonathan Graham '67 Camaro
Semi; Rhen Hunt RED

Modified:
Winner; James McCall '72 AMC Gremlin
RU; Jeff Henry '66 Nova II
Semis; Dave Nowell '69 Camaro & Andy Wiles '71 Dart

Motorcycle:
Winner; Rick Peterson '06 Kaw
RU; Ron Comeau '06 Kaw
Semis; Arrian Ortiz '77 Kaw & Mark Garcia '08 Kaw

Street:
Winner; Alex "Icemen" Anguiano '00 Camaro
RU; David Parvin '07 Mustang Semi; "Rooster" Cordero '71 Nova

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Doyle Story 2012 RODS Champion
Doyle Story
Doyle Story, from El Paso, won the Real Outlaw Door Slammers 2012 Points Championship.

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Lyle Byrum 2012 SouthwestSuperchargers Champ
El Paso's Lyle Byrum and the ATI Racing team made it two in a row winning the SWSC 2012 Points Championship. Lyle just barely got the championship by ONE point over Jacob Penner!

Check out the SWSC web site for complete points results

Lyle

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El Paso Motorplex Drag Race Results Saturday Oct 13th

Word's Auto Company Top Eliminator
Winner: Brittny Blakely (RED)

RU: Lyle Byrum (RED)

Pro: Winner Gabe Chavez ('99 Mustang)
RU David Rodriguez ('69 Camaro) Semi David Stringer (RED)

Modified:
Winner Jeff Henry ('66 Nova)

RU George Aguilar ('69 Camaro) - Semis Dave Hartranft ('67 Chevelle) & Andy Wiles
('72 Dodge)

Motorcycle:
Winner Juan Romero ('87 Honda)

RU Mark Garcia ('08 Kawasaki) - Semi Alejandro Lee ('05 Suzuki)

Street:
Winner Joseph "Otter" Del Valle ('88 S-10)

RU Carla Apodaca ('10 Dodge) - Semi Mariano Azarte ('93 Honda)

Dash-4-Cash Winner Rick Guerrero 9.90 dial 9.9020 ET. $210

We would like to wish Trey Copeland a speedy
recovery for his dislocated knee after he crashed
his GSXR during his time trial pass.


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Casa Ford Horsepower Round Up Car Show Winners

The annual Horsepower Round Up at Casa Ford brings out some of the nicest rides in El Paso with $1,000 to win! This years winners were

1st place - Nano Nevarez 1958 Impala   $1000.00
2nd place - George Dewitt 1968 RS/SS Camaro   $500.00
3rd place - Juan Padilla 1965 Fastback Mustang   $250.00

Winners
58 Chevy 58 Chevy 58 Chevy

More pics on the forum!

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El Paso Motorplex Drag Races Sept 8th!

South West Superchargers
Winner: Gary "Quick Thrill" Hill RED (T or C NM)
RU: Ray Stringer RED (Alamogordo NM)
Pro
Winner: Gabe Chavez 95 Mustang (El Paso TX)
RU: Zack Torres 68 Mustang (El Paso TX)
Modified
Winner: Mike Gonnell 69 Nova (Tempe AZ)
RU: James McCall 72 Gremlin (El Paso TX)
Motorcycle
Winner: Juan Romero 87 Hurricane (El Paso TX)
RU: Danny Carabajal 12 Yamaha (Las Cruces NM)
Street
Winner: Sean McKay 87 Mustang (El Paso TX)
RU: Carla Apodaca 10 Charger (El Paso TX)
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Caril Sand Drags Photos!
Caril Sand Drag Photos

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El Paso Motorplex Drag Race Results Friday 8/3/12
Summit SuperSeries Box
Winner: Dwight Jefferson Jr PX26 (El Paso TX)

Summit SuperSeries No-Box
Winner: Steven Reilly PX13 (El Paso TX) 2000 1200cc (Kawa)
RU: Andre Jefferson PX23 (El Paso TX) Rear Engine Dragster

Dwight Jefferson Jr - 2012 SuperSeries Box Points Champion

Andre Jefferson - 2012 Superseries No-Box Champion

Congrats to the Jefferson Racing Team!

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El Paso Motorplex Drag Race Results Saturday 8/4/12

Word Automotive Top Eliminator Class
Winner: Brittny Blakely (Anthony NM) Rear Engine Dragster
RU: Lyle Byrum (El Paso TX) Funny Car

Pro:
Winner: Jerry Cordero (El Paso TX) Rear Engine Dragster
RU: David Stringer (Alamogordo NM) Rear Engine Dragster

Modified:
Winner: Andrew Duron (El Paso TX) 2012 Ford Mustang
RU: Dave Hartranft (El Paso TX) 1967 Chevy Chevelle

Motorcycle:
Winner: Doug Quillen (Las Cruces NM) 2000 ZRX11 (Kawa)
RU: Alejandro Lee (El Paso TX) GSXR 600 (Suzu)

Street:
Winner: Jim McKay (El Paso TX) 2007 Roush LC Mustang
RU: Mariano Azarte (El Paso TX) 1993 Honda 2.0L

> See the race photos here! <

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Casa Custom Auto Sports & Accessories
Grand Opening 8-4-12

Grand opening event on Saturday August 4th 12:00-4:00
bring your cars out and check out the store!

Any make or model Trucks,cars or bikes.
Free Hot dogs! while they last.

6140 Yaqui Way
Questions call Javier or Andrew 915-775-8206

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Stop the closing of Speedworld Raceway Park while Speedworld works towards meeting Maricopa County zoning and planning compliance requirements.

Speedworld has been an Arizona motorsports icon for more than 50 years and is in jeopardy of being shut down by Maricopa County for minor zoning violations, some of which that were made more than 20 years ago.

Maricopa County alleges that Speedworld is in violation of grading/drainage requirements and use permit violations that were implemented long before current owner Dan Mathews took over the business.

Speedworld is not trying to avoid coming into compliance with the County's requests, we are only asking to be able to keep our doors open while the changes are being made.

If forced to close it's doors during the process, Speedworld would be put out of business completely due to the cost of the changes that the County is seeking.

We're calling on Speedworld customers and motorsports fans around the country to raise awareness on what this track means to Arizona and those across the country. Don't let Arizona's longest running motorsports park be shut down due issues that can easily be worked through by Maricopa County and Speedworld Raceway Park together.

TAKE A MINUTE TO SIGN THE PETITION TO KEEP IT OPEN HERE

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YEARWOOD Speed & Custom moved!
Yearwood has moved to the Dyer location (Hot Rod Connection)

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Carril Sand Drags June Results
Extreme-pro Winner Anthony Maldonado
Bruce racing & David Macia

Super Modified Winner Dirty Boys
Javier Navarrete & Manny Aranda

Super Stock Winner Lionel
Chris Melendez

Modified Winner Wolf Gang,
Jose trejo & Custom Towing

Stock Class Winner Lionel
Anthony Urquidi & Terbo Urquidi

Stock Quads Winner Tom Sudetic
Ricardo Madrid & Rudy Silva jr

4 Stroke Winner Sammy arela
Larry Rodriguez & James Serrano

2 stroke Winner Andy Varela
Rudy Trejo & Chris Meza

EMini quads Winner Andy Varela Jr,
Sammy Varela jr & Nelson Varela jr

PHOTOS HERE

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EPM June Results
Quick 8
Winner Brittny Blakely
RU Lyle Byrum, Semi Ray Stringer

Pro
Winner Jerry Cordero
RU JR Mijares, Semis David Stringer & DJ Jefferson

Modified
Winner George Aguilar
RU German Granados, Semi Jeff Henry

Motorcycle
Winner Juan Romero
RU Roger Bergermann, Semi Steven Reilly

Street
Winner Mariano Azarte

RU Alex (Iceman) Anguiano, Semi Carla Apodaca


Low ET and top speed of the meet; Brittny Blakely 7.3448 @ 187.03 mph.

Next race is Saturday July 7th. Gates open at 4pm with time trials starting at 5pm-7:30 pm. and Dash-4-Cash/Eliminations starting at 8pm.

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udsons Car Show Photos on the forum!
Hudsons

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EPM Thunder Jam Results IHRA Iron Man Classic Results

NEW - Check out the photos here!

Quick 8 W Andre Jefferson
RU Randy Hancock 3rd Doyle Story

Pro W David Rodriguez

RU Sammy Franco IV Semis Johnathan Graham & Dwight Jefferson Jr.

Modified W Danny Dean

RU Rene Ramos Semi Luis Avilez

Jr. Dragster W Austin Gardner
RU Brenda Avilez

Motorcycle W Roger Bergermann
RU Rick Paul Peterson Semis Adrian Ortiz & Terry Wright

Street W Rhen Hunt
RU Manny Robles Semis Carla Apodaca & Joseph "Otter" Del Valle

By the numbers; Quick 8=7, Pro=16, Mod=20, MC=10, Jr's=2, Street=17
72 Total Entries
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Results: EPM May 5th
Southwest SuperChargers & 1/4 mile points race #2

Pro Winners Micheal Hunt & Toby Torres
(split due to Toby's transmission troubles.) 3rd David Stringer

Modified Winner Eddie Cordero
RU Danny Dean 3rd German Granados

Motorcycle Winner Juan Romero
RU Rik Peterson Semifinalists Ron Comeau & Juan Lopez

Street Winner Tony Barnard
RU Alex "Icemen" Anguiano 3rd Mia Mora


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Check out Al Gamboa's mid 9 second pass in Dallas
and write up on LSX tv here

 

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ASR Season Opener Canceled due to Winds
Next race is the two day event April 21 and 22

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El Paso Motorplex Releases 2012 Schedule
Track announcer Ben de la Vega posted the 2012 race schedule.
There's only six weeks until the first race - March 17! Full schedule here

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El Paso Motorplex 2011 Points Awards Banquet Feb 9th
Thursday Feb 9th at the Ranchers Grill at 9530 Viscount

Congratulations to the 2011 El Paso Motorplex Champions
Pro Champion - Mike Hunt
Modified Champion - Geoge Aguilar
Street Champion - Jim McKay
Motorcycle Champion - Juan Romero

Complete Points on the forum!

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The Carril Sand Drags 2012 Race Schedule released
Nine races scheduled with the first race April 21, get ready! Full schedule here

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Cool time killer: MSD Headquarters Tour
Take a quick tour of MSD here in El Paso, TX

Highlight music video from EPM November race  

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Arroyo Seco Raceway November Winners

Pro W-Ed Almanzar (Dart)
RU-Sammy Torres Jr. 3rd-Trevor Ward

Modified W-James McCall (Red, White Blue Gremlin)
RU-Nacho Nolasco 3rd-Grant Wiles

Motorcycle W-James Taylor
RU-Marios Burgos 3rd-Doug Quillen

Street W-Amber Ward
RU-Stephen Grant 3rd-Dennis Ward

Car Count : Pro-17 Mod-15 Motorcycle-9 Street-8
Low RT Bonus Amber Ward .501
Dash-4-Cash Juan Romero 12.29 dial 12.293 pass - Juan also won the Dash at EPM the day before!


Congratulations to the 2011 ASR Champions
2011 Track Champion - Joe Ciskowski
Pro Champion, Joe Ciskowski
Modified Champion, Andy Wiles
Street Champion, Dennis Ward
Motorcycle Champion James Taylor


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Rodriguez, Llloyd, Romero, Mckay and Blakely
Winners at final EPM Race of 2011


All American Superchargers Winner Brittny Blakely
RU - Buck Woolen Sr

Pro Winner-Dave Rodriguez ( Silver '69 Camaro)
RU-Hugo Armendariz Semi Sammy Franco III & Jonathan Graham

Mod Winner - RM Lloyd
RU-Andy Wiles : Semi Danny Dean

Motorcycle W-Juan Romero
RU-Terry Wright : Semi Justin Rutlidge & Ron Comeau

Street W-Jim Mckay (Silver Roush Mustang)
RU-Carla Apodaca (Purple Challenger) : Semi-Alex Anguiano (White Camaro)

Dash-4-Cash Winner Juan Romero MC Dial 12.18 12.189 run $150.
Low Et & Top Speed-Lyle Byrum 6.90 @ 196.85 mph

Car Count: Pro-17 Modified-11 Street-12 Motorcycle-9 Superchargers-7

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Cordero Racing win both Pro and Mod
Jim McKay takes street at Oct 29th race
Jerry Cordero won the Pro class in his RED (rear engine dragster) over Rhen Hunt in his RED in the final round while his brother Eddie Cordero in his Chevelle made it through the Modified class taking the win over George Aguilar. Jim MacKay in his Roush Mustang made it two wins in a row in the street class taking out Alex Anguiano in his Camaro.

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Great driving Vic!
Check out this short vid of Vic Hernandez keeping it off both walls and going over.

 

Lyle Byrum is the Southwest Superchargers 2011 champ

Lyle
Congrats to Lyle Byrum and the ati crew
Check out the SWSC web site for complete points

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SWD Video: EPM October Final Round Elimanations

 

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Killer run at EPM Friday Night
Dickson Racing Mustang made a few 8 second passes in the turbo Mustang


Check out Charlotte Schmidts 7.78 pass 171 mph 9.10.11



and the on board view that didn't make it to 171mph

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SWD Video: Gordy King Jr 7.901 pass at EPM

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Penner, Hunt, Cardona, Azarte winners at El Paso Motorplex September

The Pro class was Micheal Hunt in his Don Davis Vette over Toby Torres in his Mustang. Hunt had a .535 rt and ran 10.16 on his 10.04 dial, Torres ran a 9.84 on a 9.74 dial-in. Eric Cardona in his black 4 speed Nova won Modified over Ruben Jasso who was driving the Cordero Racing Chevelle after his Mustang broke in the quarter finals. Mariano Azarte in his Blue Honda hatch took the street class win over David Parvin in his black GT Mustang. Mariano ran a 14.52 on his 14.32 dial in the final round.

Southwest Superchargers Final round came down to Jacob Penner and Ricky Esparza


Gordy King Jr. ran a new personal best et - 7.981 @ 183.22 mph in a time only run- video to come!

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El Paso Motorplex completed repairs of the bump at the finish lineFinish Line
The finish line bump, or more of a hump, was not a problem to most cars that race at EPM but when you run 200 mph that small hump over so many feet is a bump and could make some fast light cars actually come off the ground. So in preparation for the Southwest Super Chargers race this Saturday the EPM crew had the finish line completely tore out and a re paved which should cure the problem.

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El Paso Times : 100 years of racing: 'Man-Made Thunder' marks area's fast history
* If you haven't made it downtown yet, the exhibit is still running*

Racing Exhibit

Race-car enthusiasts and history buffs can learn about the Borderland's rich auto racing history during a special exhibit at the El Paso Museum of History. "Man-Made Thunder" documents about 100 years of racing in El Paso, Las Cruces and Juárez. It's the brainchild of Chris Babcock, a local racing enthusiast, amateur historian and guest curator for the exhibit. It includes four actual race cars, fire suits worn during racing, programs, banners, posters, a race helmet and goggle set from the 1950s and other memorabilia. article here

  • The El Paso Museum of History is located at 510 N. Santa Fe.
  • Admission is free.
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
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    El Paso Motorplex Points Update after August Race

    1. Pro Class Top 5
      420x       Michael Hunt           175
      px423     Andre Jefferson      160
      402         Doyle Story            155
      511         Fred Beard            155
      103         Lorenzo Hidalgo     140

    Modified Top 5
    208       George Aguilar          195
    727       Andy Wiles                150
    67         Dave Hartranft           140
    269       Eddie Cordero           140
    4x76     Danny Dean               140

    Street Top 5
    205         Jim McKay              150
    309         Tony Mora              140
    310         Mia Mora                 130
    311         Robert Martin          125
    303         Sean McKay            120

    1. Motorcycle Top 5
      405        Juan Romero            130
      413        James Taylor            130
      417        Roger Bergemann    100
      433        Ron Comeau             75
      411        Mark Martinez            30


      Complete points on the forum

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    El Paso Motorplex Race Results 8/6/2011

    Quick 8 Winner: Ray Stringer
    RU: Lyle Byrum

    Pro Winner: Fred Beard (Camaro)
    RU:Andre Jefferson dragster

    Modified Winner: The "Grouch" George Aguilar
    RU Danny Dean


    Street Winner: Joe Rothman
    RU: Tony Benard

    Motorcycle Winner: Juan Romero
    RU: Terry Wright

    by Ben de la Vega
    As soon as I stepped into the pits I got this feeling that the evening was going to be an amazing one! And I was absolutely right. The pits were completely packed with race trailors, including some race teams who have never been out there before. As a matter of fact, the time trials had to be extended to seven thirty because racers were still coming into the gates since they had to work. Because of that, the Dash-4-Cash was postponed, but it was well worth it. more

    Chuy Nava photos here

    Dragster's videos on the forum here

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    Take ride with Billy Graham!

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    EPM Friday Night 7-15-11 Test & Tune pics on the forum

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    New photos! EPM July race Results
    Byrum, Hunt, Dean winners

    El Paso races July 9th

    El Paso races July 9th

    Lyle Byrum with his 7 second dragster took the Quick 8 race over Doyle Story in his Don Davis Camaro
    Mike Hunt

    Micheal Hunt in the Don Davis Vette won the Top ET Class over Lorenzo Hildago in the black S-10

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    Danny Dean in his Duster took Modified over Eric Cardona in the black Nova.

    joe
    Joseph Rothman in the Blue Sunfie took the Street class over Jim McKay in his Mustang.

    Only four bikes showed up for the Motorcycle class so they ran with the Mod class.

    Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Hildago won the Dash for Cash

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    New El Paso Motorplex Hot Line:
    915-887-3318
    You can now get the latest information on the track openings and times!
    Save it to your phone now!

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    1/8 mile Points Series Starts
    July 1st at El Paso Motorplex
    - Iron Man Trophies to Champs!

    8th mile this Friday July 1st Full track prep
    $20 to TNT, Bracket Class Entry Fee $35, Spectators $6.
    Track opens at 6pm Races start at 7:30 Weather permitting

    Two Classes
    Pro...7:70 - faster
    Street/Bike...7:71-Slower

    This is the first 8th mile race points race.
    This will be a separate points race from the 1/4 race.
    Iron man trophy will be given out at the end of the race season

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    Ciskowski, Wiles, Cairns & Lynch win in Arroyo Seco
    by Ben de la Vega

    All 56 racers that showed up at the track knew what they were getting themselves into as far as the weather was concerned. "Windy Conditions" But, with perseverence on everyone's part, then event was run successfully and finished by 2:20pm before the real windy conditions and dirt set in. Time trials went on without a hitch and we were able to start eliminations an hour earlier than usual. The reaction time contest was really interesting as seven racers kept chopping down the tree. In the end it was Dave Rodriguez taking the top honor with his .501 light. 25 racers entered the Dash-4-Cash and after the eliminator was over Ted Killian took home $250 after dialing his Vega in with a 11.04 and ran his 11.04 with a 2! Before the start of the first round of Pro there was a 100 ft wide dirt devil that rolled across the track past the finish line which proved that we had to get things underway.

    Joe Ciskowski Pro Winner
    Sammy Torres 2nd - Doug Hollars 3rd
    Eighteen Pro cars took to the strip for eliminations and in the end it was Joe Ciskowski (Chevy) who took the win in the class finals Placing Slammin' Sammy Torres (chevy) in the runner up position with Studedude Doug Hollars (Cadillac) taking home third.

    Sean Cairns Motorcyle Winner
    Terry Wright 2nd - Marios Burgos 3rd

    Motorcycle class was great with 13 bikes taking on the windy track conditions to duke it out for the over all win. And in the end it was Pornstache, Sean Cairns going home with the win over Terry Wright who came in runner up. There had to be a third place runoff between Anthony Brown-Silva and Marios Burgos with Marios winning third place.

    Andy Wiles Modified Winner
    Chris Bustamante 2nd - Nach Nolasco 3rd

    Modified also had thirteen cars in attendance and after some really close racing it was Wiley Andy Wiles (Mopar) who was in the winners circle after he beat Chris Bustamante (chevy) who took the runner up honors. Nacho Nolasco (Chevy) came in third.

    Mike Lynch Street Winner
    Leo Quintana 2nd - Bonnie Wiles 3rd

    We had the dirty dozen in Street class round robin to beat the wind, but this time the dust wouldn't settle, but they admirably raced on till the class finals were done with Mike Lynch (Chevy) beating runner up Leo Quintana (Mercury). Third place went to Bonnie Wiles (Mopar).

    We would like to thank the following sponsors for making this race possible. Lightning Computer, Richard's Automotive, Lews Vinton Automotive and Car Parts Machine. We will be taking our two month break with the next event being the Southern New Mexico Fall Classic on September 17th and 18th. So make your plans now, to attend.

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Results June 11th
    sand drags

    OPEN Winner: Tim Martin
    2nd. Sam De Avila - 3rd. Luis Treviño

    sand drags
    PRO-MOD Winner: Danny Cortez
    2nd. Kiki Najera

    sand drags
    SUPER MODIFIED Winner: Raul Torres

    2nd. Chilio Fraire - 3rd. Frank Nieto

    sand drags
    MODIFIED Winner : Steve Vega

    2nd. Wolfgang Perez - 3rd. Daniel Garcia

    STOCK Winner : Genaro Peña
    2nd. Anthony Urquidi - 3rd. Rick Soto

    see the race photos on the SWD Forum

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    El Paso Motorplex Results June 5th

    Brittny Blakely - SWSC Dragster
    SWSC Winner Brittny Blakely

    2nd Wild Bill Norman

    Doyle Story Camaro
    Pro Class Winner Doyle Story ( Camaro )

    2nd Jerry Cordero ( RE Dragster )

    George Aguilar- Grouch Camaro
    George Aguilar (the Grouch) won both days of the "Dash for Cash" and the Mod Class

    2nd Place James McCall ( AMC Gremlin )

    Ron Comeau - Drag Bike
    Motorcycle Winner Ron Comeau

    2nd Juan Romero : 3rd Rick Peterson

    Robert Martin -  Maverick
    Street Class Winner : Robert Martin ( Maverick )

    2nd Danny Dean ( Baricuda ) 3rd Tony Mora ( Ranchero )

    Chuy's Photos on the forum!

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    Shawn Jones had a wild ride in his blown RODS '57 Chevy this past weekend in Albuquerque. Luckily he was ok!

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    ASR Spring Fling Bracket Bash Results


    Saturday 5/21/2011

    Pro Winner Sammy Torres
    RU Russel Hudson, 3rd Mike Casaus

    Modified Winner Trevor Ward
    RU James McCall, 3rd John Arzibal

    Motorcycle Winner Kevin Deiter
    RU Doug Quillen, 3rd Ron Comeau

    Street Winner Cara Parker
    RU Truit Keeler, 3rd Dennis Ward

    Reaction time contest Winner Andrew Jarramillo .500.
    Dash-4-Cash Winner Liz Montoya 10.43 dial, 10.432 run. $310 Cash!


    Sunday 5/22/2011
    Pro Winner Joe Ciskowski
    RU Chuck Sorenson, 3rd Ted Killian

    Modified Winner Andy Wiles
    RU Trevor Ward, 3rd Nacho Nolasco

    Motorcycle Winner Terry Wright
    RU Marc Delatorre, 3rd Doug Quillen

    Street Winner Dennis (Killer) Ward
    RU Eric Armatage 3rd Bonnie Wiles

    Reaction time contest Winner Chuck Sorenson .500.
    Dash-4-Cash Winner John Chastain 10.95 dial 10.963 pass. $270 Cash!

    Be Sure to check out all of Dragsters videos from the race on the SWD Forum

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    Caril Sand Drags May Results

    Mini Quad Winner Sammy Varela Jr
    2nd: Anabel Medina - 3rd: Nelson Varela

    Stock Quads Winner James Serrano
    2nd : Erick Saavedra - 3rd : Brandon Uhde

    4 stroke Winner Sammy Varela
    2nd : Larry Bailon

    2 Stroke Winner Andy Varela

    Stock Class Winner Lionel Dominguez
    2nd : Jorge Chavez - 3rd : Terbo Urquidi

    Modified Class Winner Mark Torres
    2nd : Steve Vega - 3rd : Custom Towing

    Super -Modified Winner Javier Navarrete
    2nd : Chilio Fraire - 3rd : Raul Torres

    Extreme -pro Winner : Dust Devil
    2nd : David Macias - 3rd : Cookie Monster

    Rail Class Winner Tom Jaworski
    2nd : Fraire racing
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    El Paso Motorplex Race May 14th
    was canceled due to wind

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    1960 El Paso Drag Racing
    Check out this great video from Joe Rago. These are the drags that used to be held at Ascarate Park and also includes some of the first races at Sunland Park. The video is hard to see at first but gets better. Notice the silver '40 Ford of Durwood Higgins and Bobby Irvin in the '53 Olds. Both cars had 671 GMC supper chargers. The '59 Chevy  is Vince Sepich and I'm sure a few more can be identified. Anyone know who's blown front engine dragster is in there?
    more on the SWD Forum

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    IHRA

    IHRA.com : The International Hot Rod Association is pleased to welcome El Paso Motorplex to its family of member tracks as the sanctioning body steadily approaches record numbers for member tracks.

    El Paso Motorplex, a brand new facility that will be opening its doors for the first time later this month, is the 12th different track to sign with the IHRA in 2011 as the IHRA member track list steadily approaches triple digits. The signing also brings the IHRA one step closer to adding a new division in the Summit SuperSeries as early as next year.

    “We at IHRA are excited about bringing the new track in El Paso into the family. This is another step in forming a new division in the west,” said Phil Gingerich, IHRA Director of Track Development. “The owners and racers are really excited to have a place to race in El Paso. The future certainly looks bright at the new facility and for the IHRA as tracks all across the nation are starting to realize the benefit of partnering with the IHRA and taking advantage of its many great racing programs.”

    El Paso Motorplex, located in western Texas, is an all-concrete track from starting line to the finish line. The track boasts plenty of paved pit parking with more to be added later this year. The track is also currently in the process of completing its tower, restrooms and concessions and the buzz in the community couldn’t be greater as the IHRA welcomes the 12th different track in the state of Texas making the Lone Star State the most populated IHRA state in the nation.

    Currently the new track will reside in Division 4 in the Summit SuperSeries with hopes of adding a brand new division in the region as early as next season.

    For more information on El Paso Motorplex or the IHRA visit www.ihra.com for additional details.


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    Check out the new commercial for First Light Credit Union
    That's Las Cruces racer Sammy Torres in his Sweet Deal Nova!

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    Sand Drag Results from Carrill
    Mini quads : Sammy Varela jr
    Andy Varela jr,Clarissa

    2 stroke : Andy Varela

    Rudy trejo,

    4 stroke : Sammy varela,

    Larry Bailon

    Stock Class Winner Kiki Najera
    Rafael de la rosa, Lionel

    Modified Winner : R team Racing

    Custom Towing,Steve vega

    Super-mod  Winner :  Javier Navarrete
    Dirty Boys,Pets Transportation

    Extreme Pro Winner :
      David Macias
    Turbonator,Dirty Boys

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Photos on the forum!

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    Charlie Gibson, Andy Wiles, Ryan Cairns and Dennis Ward
    ASR April Winners

    Pro Winner Charlie Gibson
    RU Andrew Jaramillo, Semi Paul Prange

    Pro Motorcycle Winner Ryan Cairns
    RU Ron Comeau, Semi Jack Cairns

    Modified Winner Andy Wiles,
    RU Jeff (Doc) Holiday who broke in the pre stage beam. Semi James McCall

    Street Winner Dennis Ward
    RU Sammy Franco, Semi Brad Persinco

    Class breakdown, Pro-25 Pro MC-14 Mod-15 Street-12

    Reaction Time contest, Andrew Jaramillo .500

    Dash-4-Cash, Charlie Gibson $290

    The next race will be our first two day race of the season on May 21st & 22nd, so mark your calenders!

    Check out the Photo Gallery on the ASR web site!

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Winners 4-9-11
    2 Stroke Quad:
    1st - Rudy Trejo

    2nd - Troy Talbot : 3rd - Jerrod Reese

    4 Stroke Quad:
    1st - Troy Talbot

    2nd - Javier Guillen : 3rd - Roberto Carrillo

    Stock:
    1st - Miguel De La Rosa

    2nd - Rick Soto : 3rd - Jesus Gonzales

    Modified:
    1st - Juan Monroy

    2nd - Steve Vega : 3rd - Rafael De La Rosa

    Super Modified:
    1st - Javier Navarrete

    2nd - Chilio Fraire : 3rd - Albert Payan

    Pro Modified:
    1st - CB Racing - Carlos Soto

    2nd - David Macias : 3rd - Jose "Kiki" Najera

    Open Class:
    1st - Courtney Stidham

    2nd - Anthony Maldonado : 3rd - Maxx Tire

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    El Paso Motorplex 4-2-11

    Pro Winner : Walter Andrews (Chevy Monza)
    2nd Place : Doyle Story (Camaro)

    Mod Winner : Danny Dean (Duster)
    2nd Place : James McCall (Gremlin)

    Street Winner : "Ice" (Camaro)
    2nd Place : Andre Jefferson

    Hunt, Cardona, Azarte winners at El Paso Motorplex September

    The Pro class was Micheal Hunt in his Don Davis Vette over Toby Torres in his Mustang. Hunt had a .535 rt and ran 10.16 on his 10.04 dial, Torres ran a 9.84 on a 9.74 dial-in. Eric Cardona in his black 4 speed Nova won Modified over Ruben Jasso who was driving the Cordero Racing Chevelle after his Mustang broke in the quarter finals. Mariano Azarte in his Blue Honda hatch took the street class win over David Parvin in his black GT Mustang.

     

    El Paso Motorplex completed repairs of the bump at the finish lineFinish Line
    The finish line bump, or more of a hump, was not a problem to most cars that race at EPM but when you run 200 mph that small hump over so many feet is a bump and could make some fast light cars actually come off the ground. So in preparation for the Southwest Super Chargers race this Saturday the EPM crew had the finish line completely tore out and a re paved which should cure the problem.

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    El Paso Times : 100 years of racing: 'Man-Made Thunder' marks area's fast history
    * If you haven't made it downtown yet, the exhibit is still running*

    Racing Exhibit

    Race-car enthusiasts and history buffs can learn about the Borderland's rich auto racing history during a special exhibit at the El Paso Museum of History. "Man-Made Thunder" documents about 100 years of racing in El Paso, Las Cruces and Juárez. It's the brainchild of Chris Babcock, a local racing enthusiast, amateur historian and guest curator for the exhibit. It includes four actual race cars, fire suits worn during racing, programs, banners, posters, a race helmet and goggle set from the 1950s and other memorabilia. article here

  • The El Paso Museum of History is located at 510 N. Santa Fe.
  • Admission is free.
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
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    El Paso Motorplex Race Results 8/6/2011

    Quick 8 Winner: Ray Stringer
    RU: Lyle Byrum

    Pro Winner: Fred Beard (Camaro)
    RU:Andre Jefferson dragster

    Modified Winner: The "Grouch" George Aguilar
    RU Danny Dean


    Street Winner: Joe Rothman
    RU: Tony Benard

    Motorcycle Winner: Juan Romero
    RU: Terry Wright

    by Ben de la Vega
    As soon as I stepped into the pits I got this feeling that the evening was going to be an amazing one! And I was absolutely right. The pits were completely packed with race trailors, including some race teams who have never been out there before. As a matter of fact, the time trials had to be extended to seven thirty because racers were still coming into the gates since they had to work. Because of that, the Dash-4-Cash was postponed, but it was well worth it. more

    Chuy Nava photos here

    Dragster's videos on the forum here

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    Take ride with Billy Graham!

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    EPM Friday Night 7-15-11 Test & Tune pics on the forum

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    New photos! EPM July race Results
    Byrum, Hunt, Dean winners

    El Paso races July 9th

    El Paso races July 9th

    Lyle Byrum with his 7 second dragster took the Quick 8 race over Doyle Story in his Don Davis Camaro
    Mike Hunt

    Micheal Hunt in the Don Davis Vette won the Top ET Class over Lorenzo Hildago in the black S-10

    danny dean
    Danny Dean in his Duster took Modified over Eric Cardona in the black Nova.

    joe
    Joseph Rothman in the Blue Sunfie took the Street class over Jim McKay in his Mustang.

    Only four bikes showed up for the Motorcycle class so they ran with the Mod class.

    Lorenzo
    Lorenzo Hildago won the Dash for Cash

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    New El Paso Motorplex Hot Line:
    915-887-3318
    You can now get the latest information on the track openings and times!
    Save it to your phone now!

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    1/8 mile Points Series Starts
    July 1st at El Paso Motorplex
    - Iron Man Trophies to Champs!

    8th mile this Friday July 1st Full track prep
    $20 to TNT, Bracket Class Entry Fee $35, Spectators $6.
    Track opens at 6pm Races start at 7:30 Weather permitting

    Two Classes
    Pro...7:70 - faster
    Street/Bike...7:71-Slower

    This is the first 8th mile race points race.
    This will be a separate points race from the 1/4 race.
    Iron man trophy will be given out at the end of the race season

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    Ciskowski, Wiles, Cairns & Lynch win in Arroyo Seco
    by Ben de la Vega

    All 56 racers that showed up at the track knew what they were getting themselves into as far as the weather was concerned. "Windy Conditions" But, with perseverence on everyone's part, then event was run successfully and finished by 2:20pm before the real windy conditions and dirt set in. Time trials went on without a hitch and we were able to start eliminations an hour earlier than usual. The reaction time contest was really interesting as seven racers kept chopping down the tree. In the end it was Dave Rodriguez taking the top honor with his .501 light. 25 racers entered the Dash-4-Cash and after the eliminator was over Ted Killian took home $250 after dialing his Vega in with a 11.04 and ran his 11.04 with a 2! Before the start of the first round of Pro there was a 100 ft wide dirt devil that rolled across the track past the finish line which proved that we had to get things underway.

    Joe Ciskowski Pro Winner
    Sammy Torres 2nd - Doug Hollars 3rd
    Eighteen Pro cars took to the strip for eliminations and in the end it was Joe Ciskowski (Chevy) who took the win in the class finals Placing Slammin' Sammy Torres (chevy) in the runner up position with Studedude Doug Hollars (Cadillac) taking home third.

    Sean Cairns Motorcyle Winner
    Terry Wright 2nd - Marios Burgos 3rd

    Motorcycle class was great with 13 bikes taking on the windy track conditions to duke it out for the over all win. And in the end it was Pornstache, Sean Cairns going home with the win over Terry Wright who came in runner up. There had to be a third place runoff between Anthony Brown-Silva and Marios Burgos with Marios winning third place.

    Andy Wiles Modified Winner
    Chris Bustamante 2nd - Nach Nolasco 3rd

    Modified also had thirteen cars in attendance and after some really close racing it was Wiley Andy Wiles (Mopar) who was in the winners circle after he beat Chris Bustamante (chevy) who took the runner up honors. Nacho Nolasco (Chevy) came in third.

    Mike Lynch Street Winner
    Leo Quintana 2nd - Bonnie Wiles 3rd

    We had the dirty dozen in Street class round robin to beat the wind, but this time the dust wouldn't settle, but they admirably raced on till the class finals were done with Mike Lynch (Chevy) beating runner up Leo Quintana (Mercury). Third place went to Bonnie Wiles (Mopar).

    We would like to thank the following sponsors for making this race possible. Lightning Computer, Richard's Automotive, Lews Vinton Automotive and Car Parts Machine. We will be taking our two month break with the next event being the Southern New Mexico Fall Classic on September 17th and 18th. So make your plans now, to attend.

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Results June 11th
    sand drags

    OPEN Winner: Tim Martin
    2nd. Sam De Avila - 3rd. Luis Treviño

    sand drags
    PRO-MOD Winner: Danny Cortez
    2nd. Kiki Najera

    sand drags
    SUPER MODIFIED Winner: Raul Torres

    2nd. Chilio Fraire - 3rd. Frank Nieto

    sand drags
    MODIFIED Winner : Steve Vega

    2nd. Wolfgang Perez - 3rd. Daniel Garcia

    STOCK Winner : Genaro Peña
    2nd. Anthony Urquidi - 3rd. Rick Soto

    see the race photos on the SWD Forum

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    El Paso Motorplex Results June 5th

    Brittny Blakely - SWSC Dragster
    SWSC Winner Brittny Blakely

    2nd Wild Bill Norman

    Doyle Story Camaro
    Pro Class Winner Doyle Story ( Camaro )

    2nd Jerry Cordero ( RE Dragster )

    George Aguilar- Grouch Camaro
    George Aguilar (the Grouch) won both days of the "Dash for Cash" and the Mod Class

    2nd Place James McCall ( AMC Gremlin )

    Ron Comeau - Drag Bike
    Motorcycle Winner Ron Comeau

    2nd Juan Romero : 3rd Rick Peterson

    Robert Martin -  Maverick
    Street Class Winner : Robert Martin ( Maverick )

    2nd Danny Dean ( Baricuda ) 3rd Tony Mora ( Ranchero )

    Chuy's Photos on the forum!

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    Shawn Jones had a wild ride in his blown RODS '57 Chevy this past weekend in Albuquerque. Luckily he was ok!

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    ASR Spring Fling Bracket Bash Results


    Saturday 5/21/2011

    Pro Winner Sammy Torres
    RU Russel Hudson, 3rd Mike Casaus

    Modified Winner Trevor Ward
    RU James McCall, 3rd John Arzibal

    Motorcycle Winner Kevin Deiter
    RU Doug Quillen, 3rd Ron Comeau

    Street Winner Cara Parker
    RU Truit Keeler, 3rd Dennis Ward

    Reaction time contest Winner Andrew Jarramillo .500.
    Dash-4-Cash Winner Liz Montoya 10.43 dial, 10.432 run. $310 Cash!


    Sunday 5/22/2011
    Pro Winner Joe Ciskowski
    RU Chuck Sorenson, 3rd Ted Killian

    Modified Winner Andy Wiles
    RU Trevor Ward, 3rd Nacho Nolasco

    Motorcycle Winner Terry Wright
    RU Marc Delatorre, 3rd Doug Quillen

    Street Winner Dennis (Killer) Ward
    RU Eric Armatage 3rd Bonnie Wiles

    Reaction time contest Winner Chuck Sorenson .500.
    Dash-4-Cash Winner John Chastain 10.95 dial 10.963 pass. $270 Cash!

    Be Sure to check out all of Dragsters videos from the race on the SWD Forum

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    Caril Sand Drags May Results

    Mini Quad Winner Sammy Varela Jr
    2nd: Anabel Medina - 3rd: Nelson Varela

    Stock Quads Winner James Serrano
    2nd : Erick Saavedra - 3rd : Brandon Uhde

    4 stroke Winner Sammy Varela
    2nd : Larry Bailon

    2 Stroke Winner Andy Varela

    Stock Class Winner Lionel Dominguez
    2nd : Jorge Chavez - 3rd : Terbo Urquidi

    Modified Class Winner Mark Torres
    2nd : Steve Vega - 3rd : Custom Towing

    Super -Modified Winner Javier Navarrete
    2nd : Chilio Fraire - 3rd : Raul Torres

    Extreme -pro Winner : Dust Devil
    2nd : David Macias - 3rd : Cookie Monster

    Rail Class Winner Tom Jaworski
    2nd : Fraire racing
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    El Paso Motorplex Race May 14th
    was canceled due to wind

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    1960 El Paso Drag Racing
    Check out this great video from Joe Rago. These are the drags that used to be held at Ascarate Park and also includes some of the first races at Sunland Park. The video is hard to see at first but gets better. Notice the silver '40 Ford of Durwood Higgins and Bobby Irvin in the '53 Olds. Both cars had 671 GMC supper chargers. The '59 Chevy  is Vince Sepich and I'm sure a few more can be identified. Anyone know who's blown front engine dragster is in there?
    more on the SWD Forum

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    IHRA

    IHRA.com : The International Hot Rod Association is pleased to welcome El Paso Motorplex to its family of member tracks as the sanctioning body steadily approaches record numbers for member tracks.

    El Paso Motorplex, a brand new facility that will be opening its doors for the first time later this month, is the 12th different track to sign with the IHRA in 2011 as the IHRA member track list steadily approaches triple digits. The signing also brings the IHRA one step closer to adding a new division in the Summit SuperSeries as early as next year.

    “We at IHRA are excited about bringing the new track in El Paso into the family. This is another step in forming a new division in the west,” said Phil Gingerich, IHRA Director of Track Development. “The owners and racers are really excited to have a place to race in El Paso. The future certainly looks bright at the new facility and for the IHRA as tracks all across the nation are starting to realize the benefit of partnering with the IHRA and taking advantage of its many great racing programs.”

    El Paso Motorplex, located in western Texas, is an all-concrete track from starting line to the finish line. The track boasts plenty of paved pit parking with more to be added later this year. The track is also currently in the process of completing its tower, restrooms and concessions and the buzz in the community couldn’t be greater as the IHRA welcomes the 12th different track in the state of Texas making the Lone Star State the most populated IHRA state in the nation.

    Currently the new track will reside in Division 4 in the Summit SuperSeries with hopes of adding a brand new division in the region as early as next season.

    For more information on El Paso Motorplex or the IHRA visit www.ihra.com for additional details.


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    Check out the new commercial for First Light Credit Union
    That's Las Cruces racer Sammy Torres in his Sweet Deal Nova!

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    Sand Drag Results from Carrill
    Mini quads : Sammy Varela jr
    Andy Varela jr,Clarissa

    2 stroke : Andy Varela

    Rudy trejo,

    4 stroke : Sammy varela,

    Larry Bailon

    Stock Class Winner Kiki Najera
    Rafael de la rosa, Lionel

    Modified Winner : R team Racing

    Custom Towing,Steve vega

    Super-mod  Winner :  Javier Navarrete
    Dirty Boys,Pets Transportation

    Extreme Pro Winner :
      David Macias
    Turbonator,Dirty Boys

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Photos on the forum!

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    Charlie Gibson, Andy Wiles, Ryan Cairns and Dennis Ward
    ASR April Winners

    Pro Winner Charlie Gibson
    RU Andrew Jaramillo, Semi Paul Prange

    Pro Motorcycle Winner Ryan Cairns
    RU Ron Comeau, Semi Jack Cairns

    Modified Winner Andy Wiles,
    RU Jeff (Doc) Holiday who broke in the pre stage beam. Semi James McCall

    Street Winner Dennis Ward
    RU Sammy Franco, Semi Brad Persinco

    Class breakdown, Pro-25 Pro MC-14 Mod-15 Street-12

    Reaction Time contest, Andrew Jaramillo .500

    Dash-4-Cash, Charlie Gibson $290

    The next race will be our first two day race of the season on May 21st & 22nd, so mark your calenders!

    Check out the Photo Gallery on the ASR web site!

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    Lake El Paso Sand Drag Winners 4-9-11
    2 Stroke Quad:
    1st - Rudy Trejo

    2nd - Troy Talbot : 3rd - Jerrod Reese

    4 Stroke Quad:
    1st - Troy Talbot

    2nd - Javier Guillen : 3rd - Roberto Carrillo

    Stock:
    1st - Miguel De La Rosa

    2nd - Rick Soto : 3rd - Jesus Gonzales

    Modified:
    1st - Juan Monroy

    2nd - Steve Vega : 3rd - Rafael De La Rosa

    Super Modified:
    1st - Javier Navarrete

    2nd - Chilio Fraire : 3rd - Albert Payan

    Pro Modified:
    1st - CB Racing - Carlos Soto

    2nd - David Macias : 3rd - Jose "Kiki" Najera

    Open Class:
    1st - Courtney Stidham

    2nd - Anthony Maldonado : 3rd - Maxx Tire

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    El Paso Motorplex 4-2-11

    Pro Winner : Walter Andrews (Chevy Monza)
    2nd Place : Doyle Story (Camaro)

    Mod Winner : Danny Dean (Duster)
    2nd Place : James McCall (Gremlin)

    Street Winner : "Ice" (Camaro)
    2nd Place : Andre Jefferson

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    Arroyo Seco Raceway Race Results for 3/20/2011

    Car Count by class. Pro-22, PMC-14, Mod-14, ST-17

    Reaction Time Contest, Liz Montoya .502

    Dash-4-Cash Winner Joe Ciskowski 11.59 dial 11.591 run. Recieved $280 out of a 28 car field.

    Pro Class Winner Sal Grado, RU Andrew Jaramillo, 3RD Al Tombaugh

    Pro Motorcycle Winner Juan Romero, RU Mickey Rupe, 3RD Marios Burgos

    Modified Winner James McCall, RU Danny Dean, 3RD Eric Ortiz

    Street Winner Dennis "Killer" Ward, RU Trevor Ward, 3RD Sammy Franco

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