IMCA North Star Series opens with three Memorial Weekend dates

SLAYTON, Minn. (May 18) – Murray County Speedway hosts first-night action when the IMCA North Star Touring Series opens with three events during the Memorial holiday weekend.

The fourth annual tour is at Slayton on Friday, May 22; at Arlington Raceway on Saturday, May 23; and at Redwood Speedway in Redwood Falls on Sunday, May 24.

IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are in action each evening.

Pit gates and the grandstand open at 5 p.m. at Murray County. Racing follows 7:15 p.m. hot laps. Spectator admission is $10 for adults, $6 for students ages 11-15 and free for kids 10 and under when accompanying a paid adult.

More information is available by calling 507 220-3511 and at the www.murraycountyspeedway.net website.

Arlington also makes up features, including the Sprint Series of Minnesota event, rained out last weekend. Pit gates open at 2:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 4:45 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m. Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $5 for kids and free for five and under.

The track website is www.arlingtonraceway.com. Information is also available by calling 507 380-6998.

Redwood Speedway opens the pits at 4 p.m. and the grandstand at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. with racing to follow. Admission for spectators is $12 for adults, $8 for teenagers and free for kids 12 and under when accompanying a paid adult.

More information is available at www.redwoodspeedway.com.

Pit passes are $25 each evening. All three tracks will also post updates on Facebook.

The series was originally scheduled to open May 14 at Kossuth County Speedway in Algona, Iowa. That program was postponed due to weather and will now be held June 4.

IMCA Late Models also run that evening, for IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing national and All­star Performance state points.

Select North Star Touring Series events will be broadcast through IMCA.TV this year.