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POWRi continues expansion with addition of Border Tour 360 Sprints
Performance Open Wheel Racing, Inc., is adding another layer to their always-expanding brand with the addition of the Border Tour Sprints to the POWRi sanctioning body in 2019. A newly-formed series, the POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Sprints presented by Griffin … read more
2019 USRA rules posted, available for download
The 2019 rules for USRA sanctioned divisions have been posted to the USRA website atwww.usraracing.comand are available for download and printing. Racers can view the rules or download them atwww.usraracing.com/rules. Printed copies will be available at upc … read more
Action-packed schedule revealed for Vado Speedway Park
Officials from the new Vado Speedway Park in Vado, N.M., have released a tentative schedule of events for the 2019 racing season. “We met with the construction team earlier this month and we are on track for opening night in March 2019,” said Ge … read more
Scott wins final Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals
The checkered flag waved for the final time at the Southern New Mexico Speedway on Sunday with the finale of the 19th Annual Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals, and another memory of a fantastic race was made at the 3/8-mile clay oval outside of Las Cruces, N.M.  … read more
VanderBeek returns to Southern New Mexico Speedway winner's circle in round 2 of 19th Annual Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals
A nail-biting finish with a one-lap green-checkered finish in the Rancho Milagro USRA Modified feature Saturday saw Zack VanderBeek of New Sharon, Iowa, return to victory lane at the Southern New Mexico Speedway for the second straight year on the second night … read more
O’Neil zeroes in on Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals crown with opening night win at Southern New Mexico Speedway
Much of the talk leading up to this year’s 19th Annual Budweiser USRA Fall Nationals centered around a legendary No. 0 machine competing this weekend, but it was a different zero that wound up the hero Friday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway.  … read more
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

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Vado Speedway Park Fly Over 11/7/2018
High Desert Video visited Vado Speedway Park on Nov. 7 and a lot of progress has been made to the state-of-the-art multi-purpose motorsports facility located just off of I-10 in Vado, New Mexico. The track is scheduled to open March 2019.… watch video

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Vado Speedway Park
A brand new facility is being built to replace Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M., and El Paso Speedway Park. This new track will be located in Vado, N.M., just off of I-10 at Exit 155 and is scheduled to be open by early 2019. With tra… watch video