Cocopah starting new season with 2nd annual IMCA.TV Winter Nationals

SOMERTON, Ariz. – They had so much fun last year that Cocopah Speedway will start the 2022 race season with the second annual IMCA.TV Winter Nationals.

IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both for $750 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win in feature events Wednesday, Jan. 5; Thursday, Jan. 6; Friday, Jan. 7; and Saturday, Jan. 8; and again in shows Thursday, Jan. 13; Friday, Jan. 14; and Saturday, Jan. 15. 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Shaw Race Cars Western, EQ Cylinder Heads Southern and Big Daddy Race Cars Southern regional and KMJ Performance Arizona State points will be awarded each night. Modified winners become eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, Stock Car winners for the B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational. 

An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 4 at Somerton. 

Another open practice, as well as $1,000 to win Stock Car and Hobby Stock features and the $1,000 to win Gene Freeman Memorial pit crew challenge is slated for Jan. 12. 

Pit gates open at 1 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. each day. Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military and free for kids ages 11 and under. Pit passes are $35. Pit passes for practice sessions are $25. 

The track website is More information is also available on Facebook. 

Winter Nationals is presented by Yuma Insurance and will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.

Track officials recommend drivers in all IMCA divisions purchase 2022 licenses prior to the start of Winter Nationals.

Free camping will be available.