BRITT, Iowa– Thursday’s Night of 1,000 Stars is the first of three premier Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified special events this week at Hancock County Speedway.
The Aug. 6 event pays a minimum of $3,500 and as much as $10,000 to win.
In addition to $2,500 in lap money, a $1,000 bonus will be paid to the leader at midway of the 50-lap main event. Other bonuses are $2,000 if the winner has raced at Hancock County at least six times prior to Thursday and $1,000 if they have perfect attendance at Britt this season.
A spot on the ballot for the 2016 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational is also at stake. Making the 33-car feature field pays a minimum of $300; 28 cars qualify with another five provisionals to be given.
IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $700 to win, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks both for $500 to win.
The Night of 10,000 Stars is Friday, Aug. 7 and the All Star Race is Saturday, Aug. 8 at Britt. Fireworks follow Thursday and Friday shows.
Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 p.m. and racing to follow. Grandstand admission is $18 for adults, $10 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under all three nights. Tow money for the Modifieds is $100 and all pit passes are $35.
More information about any of the three specials is available at the www.hcspeedway.com website or by calling promoter Joe Ringsdorf at 515 320-0066 or the track at 641 843-9080.
The Night of 1,000 Stars is sponsored by Doug Studer Farms.