Showing: 1-20 of 15

Southwestern International Raceway

Spotlight on Nitro jam

Spotlight on Nitro jam

Some of the world's fastest race cars - reaching 320 mph in 4.5 seconds - will compete at the 2013 Arizona Nitro Jam, which gets under way at 7 p.m. Saturday at Southwestern International Raceway, 12000 S. Houghton Road. Tickets are $25 in advance at www.nitrojam.com, and organizers say they…

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Spotlight on Nitro jam

Spotlight on Nitro jam

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Bobby Lagana Jr. races in the black dragster on the right. Lagana Jr. is the 2010 Nitro Jam Professional Driver of the Year.

March 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Bobby Lagana Sr., left, works on the Lagana team's top fuel dragster with his two sons, Dom Lagana, middle, and Bobby Lagana Jr.

March 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Danielle Fochs holds her 3-year-old daughter Kaitlyn at the sidelines. The bleachers filled up quickly and many fans ended up standing.

March 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Fans cheer as the popular monster truck "Grave Digger" slowly rolls by prior to the Nitro Jam races at Southwestern International Raceway.

March 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Racecars have nothin' on dragsters

Even earplugs couldn't muffle the roar of top fuel dragsters and screaming fans during the Arizona Nitro Jam at Southwestern International Raceway last weekend. The ground rumbled as dragsters shot down the strip at more than 300 mph in less than five seconds.

March 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Track lets you race family sedan

Track lets you race family sedan

Rich Jamison gives the thumbs-up to two vehicles getting ready to race down the drag strip during street-legal racing night at Southwestern International Raceway. Those with drivers licenses who are 18 or older can race for $20 during the night event, which encourages drivers of street-legal…

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Track lets you race family sedan

Track lets you race family sedan

Cara Parker, 17, a Wilcox High School senior, waits in line to race her dad's 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty truck. Parker says she's been around racing since she was 4.

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Track lets you race family sedan

Track lets you race family sedan

Cindy Hewitt races her 2007 Toyota Sequoia during street-legal racing night.

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Track lets you race family sedan

Track lets you race family sedan

Do you ever wonder if your Subaru Forester is faster then the sports car that just zipped past you on Grant Road? There is a safe and fun way to find out at Southwestern International Raceway (SIR), which has street-legal racing nights on its quarter-mile track five times a year.

August 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related

Related

Loading…
These students on the fast track

These students on the fast track

It's the adrenaline moment for Sahuaro High School driver Christopher Roebuck, in vehicle at left, and Kalee Ward of Willcox High, right, as they wait to launch on the final of three runs at Southwestern International Raceway on Saturday.

February 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
These students on the fast track

These students on the fast track

Cholla High student Roseanna Holtzman floors her '93 Chevy S-10 Blazer, background, during a test run. Holtzman just started racing recently.

February 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
These students on the fast track

These students on the fast track

Christopher Roebuck of Sahuaro High School burns out his tires before running his '71 Chevelle at the raceway.

February 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
These students on the fast track

These students on the fast track

Tires burned asphalt and engines roared as seven high school students gathered Saturday at a fast-paced event at Southwestern International Raceway.

February 11, 2010 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...

Event Calendar

Today's events | Add an event

Most viewed: