Stock Car Stampede at Jamestown boasts $2,000 IMCA Modified top prize

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Oct. 10) – Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds chase a $2,000 top check at Jame­stown Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15 Stock Car Stampede.

The Stampede is a qualifying event for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. The run­ner-up earns $1,500 with $1,000 paid for third; drivers taking the main event green earn a mini­mum of $300.

Heat races begin at 7 p.m. on Friday with “B” features preceding Saturday’s main event. What’s new at the 45th annual Stampede is a $500 to win, minimum $120 to start race for the top 24 Modi­fied non-qualifiers.

Other non-qualifiers who finish their “B” race will be paid $50.

Car and driver entry fee for the Modifieds is $90. Pit passes are $60 for Friday and Saturday or $35 for Saturday; no Friday only pit passes will be sold.

Pit gates open at 10 a.m. and the grandstand opens at 3 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $18 for adults and $45 for a family pass. Gates open at 2 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Grandstand admission is $23 for adults and $55 for a family pass.

Kids ages 6-14 are $10 and five and under are free both nights. Advance tickets are available from the Cenex Convenience Store or Neighborhood Grocery.

Camping is available on the fairgrounds for $25 a night. More information is posted on the website and on Facebook.

Proceeds from the Driver Calcutta Auction will be split by the winning bidders, drivers in the respec­tive divisions and local charities.

The Stock Car Stampede had been rescheduled from Sept. 23-24 due to inclement weather.