Kids’ Night is Aug. 16 at Independence Motor Speedway

By Ryan Clark

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – Before the first school bell rings, a night of fun is in store for young race fans at Independence Motor Speedway.

Area businesses have assembled to sponsor Kids’ Night this Saturday, August 16. Along with a number of prizes for the youngsters, a candy dash will be held during intermission.

Superior Cleaning Services, Tarpy Trucking, RE/MAX Independence Realty and Independence Plumbing & Heating, all of Independence, will provide candy for the candy dash.

Superior Cleaning Services is also donating can koozies and Tyler Droste T-shirts for the event. In addition, Performance Bodies of Cedar Falls will provide T-shirt giveaways.

Bicycle giveaways are also planned.

The Aug.16 IMCA weekly racing program includes Late Models, Modifieds, Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods.

Gates open at 4 p.m., with hot laps at 6 and racing to follow.

Grandstand admission is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Kids ages 11 and under will be admitted free if accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $25.

The following Saturday, Aug. 23, the season will come to a close with Budweiser Season Champion­ships.

For more information, call 319 361-3795 or visit the online home of Fast Family Fun at On race day, call the track phone at 319 334-9287.

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