IMCA Modifieds headline Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – After racing for $1,000 on opening night, IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modi­fied drivers vie for $3,000 to win on night two of the inaugural Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway.

Both Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23 features are Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualify­ing events. A minimum of $75 will be paid to start on Saturday. Sunday’s runner-up earns $1,500 with $1,000 paid for third. Minimum start money is $150.

Non-qualifiers get $50 on Saturday and $60 on Sunday.

Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods will run with XMods for $500 to win Saturday and $750 to win Sunday. IMCA legal mufflers are required.

An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. Friday.

Pit gates open at 2 p.m., the grandstand opens at 4 p.m., hot laps are at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, gates open at 10 a.m., the grandstand opens at 11:30 a.m., hot laps are at 12:30 p.m. and racing begins at 1:30 p.m.

Entry fee for the weekend is $175 for Modifieds and $90 for Northern SportMods.

Adult spectator admission is $15 for one day or $25 for both days. Kids ages 11 and under get in the grandstands free.

Pit passes are 430 for adults, $15 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under.

More information is available on Facebook or the track website,

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