Photo Gallery: Wild West Shootout Opener

The annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout made the move to Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) in 2017. The opening round of the six-race miniseries was held on Saturday afternoon as close to 140 cars in three divisions packed the pit area.

Bobby Pierce romped to the Super Late Model win, while Ricky Thornton Jr. bagged the USRA Modified feature and Travis Schulte scored the X-Mod main event.

Steve Schnars ( and Mike Ruefer ( shot these images during the course of the opener.

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