VIDEO | Davenport’s Defense Wins Wild West Shootout Opener

Six nights of racing over nine days kicked off at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway for the 15th Annual Wild West Shootout. With over 170 entries across three divisions, a record year for the Wild West Shootout began in San Tan Valley as late model drivers hunt for a $250,000 prize by winning all six nights. Jonathan Davenport held off the field in a boatload of late-race cautions to pick up the opening night victory in the 2021 shootout.

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