Your one-stop shop for Nissan vehicles in the Southwest, Nissan of Las Cruces returns to be the Official Pace Truck sponsor for the upcoming 17th annual Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

The dealership, which is located just a little over 10 miles from FK Rod Ends Vado Speedway Park, is a premier New Mexico Nissan dealer and existing track sponsor.

“As I say repeatedly, returning sponsors let me know that we as a team are meeting, and often exceeding the expectations of our sponsors. Based on that, I am excited to have Cliff (Shamaley) and his team at Nissan of Las Cruces back on board as the Official Pace Truck for the 2023 Wild West Shootout,” noted event marketing director, Jason Babyak. “In 2023 we will once again have a beautiful pace truck to lead the fields to C&D Bonding Green Flag as well as several other vehicles on display in the paddock area for fans to check out.

“Another added bonus for race fans, teams and anyone else traveling in, Nissan of Las Cruces also rents vehicles, so please consider them as a rental resource while visiting the event.”

Nissan of Las Cruces, a premier New Mexico Nissan dealer has a huge selection of new and used vehicles from which to choose, and they offer vehicle specials to both online and offline customer specials every day. In addition, they offer Nissan service and parts, an online inventory, and outstanding financing options, making Nissan of Las Cruces a preferred dealer serving Las Cruces, El Paso, Alamogordo, Anthony, and Deming area Nissan buyers.

More information regarding the dealership can be found online at and you can learn more about their rentals at

Reserved seating, six-day tickets recently became available for the motorsport’s extravaganza. They can be purchased online at and are $155, which is a $30 savings. With each package comes a complimentary, free one-day pit pass upgrade to be used on the day of the ticketholder’s preference.

Additionally, single-day reserved tickets are also now available at

The mega miniseries features six days of racing spanning January 7-15, 2023 with Super Late Models, Modifieds, and X-Mods contesting complete programs each day.

Over $320,000 in prize money will be on the line during the 17th Annual Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. Additionally, over $317,000 in potential bonus money has been posted. The event includes six complete programs for three divisions.

The posted bonuses include the Wehrs Machine Modified Five-Or-More Challenge, which posts a $15,000 bonus for any driver, who can win five or more features in the Modified division. Meanwhile, the Arizona Differential X-Mod Four-Or-More Challenge offers a $2,500 bonus for any X-Mod driver who can claim at least four victories during the miniseries.

Additionally, the 2023 edition of the Penske Racing Shocks Paydirt Jackpot offers a $300,000 bonus for any Super Late Model driver who can win all six nights. The bonus program also includes a $100,000 incentive for five wins or a $25,000 bonus for four miniseries victories.

Each night finds the Dirt Track Bank Super Late Models presented by Black Diamond Race Cars, Mesilla Valley Transportation/ Border Tire Modifieds presented by Rancho Milagro, and X-Mods presented by Barnett Harley Davidson competing in action.

Additionally, an open practice session is slated for both January 6 and January 10.

Last but not least, each division will compete for a miniseries point’s championship and accompanying point fund.

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The Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts is made possible by Rio Grande Waste Services, O’Reilly Auto Parts, FK Rod Ends, Dirt Track Bank, Black Diamond Race Cars, Hoker Trucking,, Penske Racing Shocks, Shaw Trucking, Schaeffer Oil, SportTruck RV, Nissan of Las Cruces, Rancho Milagro Racing, Eagle Moon Hemp, Top of the World Ranch, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Border Tire, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Barnett Harley Davidson, Dirt Pro Grading & Padwork, Contractors & Developers (C&D) Bonding, Shocks by Hammer, Midwest Sheet Metal, Speedway Motors, Day Motor Sports, Hoosier Racing Tires, Sunoco Race Fuels, Pro Power Engines, Beaver Stripes, Arizona Differential, Gorsuch Performance Solutions, Toste Construction, Sipes Tractor & Transport Service, Merry’s Home Furnishings, The Joie of Seating, Screven Motor Speedway,, and FloRacing.