FK Rod Ends Acquires Track Naming Rights for Wild Wing Shootout

FK Rod Ends Acquires Track Naming Rights for Wild Wing Shootout

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 3, 2020) — Officials with the Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts recently revealed that FK Rod Ends has signed on as the track title sponsor for the new miniseries at Arizona Speedway.

The track will be tabbed FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway throughout the January 22-24 extravaganza. The Connecticut-based company’s sponsorship comes as an expansion of its four-year running involvement with the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout.

“Starting a new event and lining up the accompanying marketing partners can be a challenging task but Maria (Melillo) and folks at FK Rod Ends were first in line to be a part of the Wild Wing Shootout,” event co-promoter Chris Kearns said. “FK Rod Ends has been staunch supporters of the Wild West Shootout the past few years, and to also have their belief and support for the Wild Wing Shootout truly means a lot.”

Based in Southington, Conn., FK Rod Ends quietly came onto the motorsport’s scene three decades ago. Since then the part’s manufacturer has become prominent throughout all realms of the sport. The firm offers almost 10,000 combinations of rod ends and spherical bearings, which are crafted at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

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Eager race fans will also be happy to note that advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase.

Reserved tickets for all three days are $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit

Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

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