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Meet Bob Buckholz, Mohave Valley Raceway announcer with 25 years in the industry.

As we move into the closing weeks of the fall season, we thought we would introduce you to our most public facing voice.  Mohave Valley Raceway’s announcer, Bob Buckholz. Bob has been announcing races around the country for over 25 years. He began his career in Arizona, but has announced in ten different states. Bob came to Mohave Valley Raceway after moving to Kingman from Delaware. The excitement of the competition comes through his voice, Bob excels spurring interest in [...]

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Spend Saturday night at the races, Feb. 22

Spend Saturday night at the fastest 1/3 mile in the west at Mohave Valley Raceway, 2750 Laguna Rd. in Mohave Valley on Saturday, Feb. 22. Pit gate opens at 3 p.m., gate opens at 5 p.m. with racing starting at 6 p.m. The line-up includes IMCA Modifide’s, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Mini-Sports and Mini-Stocks General admission is $12, Seniors (60 and over) $10, children ages 6 to 12 $6, and children 5 and under are free. For more information, visit mohavevalleyraceway.com.

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Season opens at Mohave Valley Raceway

Anthony Norton, in the No. 4 car, leads the field during the first heat of mini stocks competition during Saturday’s season-opening racing program at Mohave Valley Raceway. The next racing program will be Feb. 22. JEFF ARGANDA, News West MOHAVE VALLEY — Mohave Valley Raceway opened its 2020 season Saturday night with a full racing program featuring mini stocks, mini sports, modifieds, street stocks and super stocks. Anthony Norton was the first big winner of the night, claiming the main race in [...]

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Carter turns potential of Arizona desert into 25-year sanctioned Mohave Valley

MOHAVE VALLEY, Ariz. – Where others might only have seen sand and mesquite trees, Walt Carter saw potential in 40 acres of Arizona desert. The promoter of what is now the longest continuously IMCA sanctioned track in the state and one of the longest such in the Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region, Carter now looks forward to the 25th anniversary celebration at Mohave Valley Raceway this spring. IMCA Modifieds headline the Saturday, April 14 event. They’ll run for an expanded [...]

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Mohave Valley Raceway celebrates 25th, Baca celebrates IMCA Modified feature win

MOHAVE VALLEY, Ariz. (April 14) – Consistency has Chaz Baca on top of IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region point standings. Speed put him in victory lane Saturday at Mohave Valley Raceway’s 25th anniversary special … twice. Baca led the last 10 laps in winning the IMCA Modified feature, and $1,500. He also scored the $1,000 checkers in a borrowed dwarf car. “This race has been on our schedule for about a month,” he said [...]

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IMCA Modifieds fill growing niche at Carter’s Mohave Valley Raceway

MOHAVE VALLEY, Ariz. – Walt Carter was so sure the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds would find their niche at his new Mohave Valley Raceway in 1993 that he agreed to sanction the class knowing there weren’t even any local cars in the class at the time. More than two decades later, Mohave Valley is now the longest continuously sanctioned race track in Arizona. The 1/3-mile clay venue has averaged 23 Modified entries for its first seven every-other-Saturday night shows [...]

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