LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov. 26) – IMCA honored the best of the best Saturday night, during the national awards banquet in Lincoln, Neb.
National champions taking their turns on stage and at the podium were Jordan Grabouski, Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified; Rob Toland, IMCA Late Model; Andy Shouse, IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car; Mike Nichols, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car; Shannon Anderson, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock; Jeffrey Abbey, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod; Tony Olson, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod; and Nate Coopman, Sport Compact.
Nichols, who matched Coopman’s single-season record with 54 wins this season, and Anderson became the first drivers in IMCA’s modern era to win career sixth national crowns in the same division.
Coopman raced to his career fourth crown, Toland to his third and Grabouski to his second.
Shouse, Abbey and Olson all earned career-first national titles.
Modified regional champions included Cory Sample, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western; Grabouski, Jet Racing Central; Matt Guillaume, Razor Chassis South Central; Chris Abelson, BMS North Central; and A.J. Ward, Dirt Works Eastern.
Nichols reigned in the EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region for Stock Cars while Westin Abbey ruled the EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Region ranks.
Hobby Stock regional champs were Anderson in the Big Daddy Race Cars Northern and Wesley Warren in the Charger Chassis Southern.
Receiving national rookie of the year awards were Tyler Frye, Modified; Kirby Schultz, Late Model; Zach Blurton, Sprint Car; Kyle Pfeifer, Stock Car; Tim Church, Hobby Stock; Kamera Kaitlin McDonald, Southern SportMod; Luke Johnson, Northern SportMod; and Richard Crow, Sport Compact.
Modified regional rookies of the year were Kelsie Foley, Western; Frye, Central; Cody Shoemaker, South Central; Billy Kendall, North Central; and Aaron Spearling, Eastern.
Foley is the first female driver to earn Regional ROY accolades.
Top Stock Car rookies were Pfeifer in the Northern Region and Andy Roller in the Southern.
Regional ROY Hobby Stock awards went to Church in the North and Larry Underwood in the South.
Champions at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s were Ricky Thornton Jr., Modified; Jeff Aikey, Late Model; Elijah Zevenbergen, Stock Car; Andrew Burg, Hobby Stock; Jeffrey Abbey, Southern SportMod; Doug Smith, Northern SportMod; and Josh Barnes, Sport Compact.
Modified drivers racing to special series crowns included Chris Abelson in the Hawkeye Dirt Tour; Jason Barnhill in the Bay Area Emerald Coast Tour; Kyle Brown in the Frostbuster; Kellen Chadwick in the Wild West Shoot Out; Hunter Marriott in the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour; Ryan McDaniel in the All-Star Modified Tour; Brad Sites, Atomicwraps.com Empire State Series; and Ricky Thornton Jr., Winter Challenge Series.
Tyler Bruening was champion and Cayden Carter the rookie of the year in the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models.
Elijah Zevenbergen added another Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour title to his resume.
Repeat winner of the Design 500 Lady Eagle award was Sport Compact driver Kaytee DeVries.
Attendance neared 600 for the banquet, held for the 10th consecutive year at the Cornhusker Marriott in downtown Lincoln. A video tribute to the late Bill Smith, founder and owner of Speedway Motors, preceded the banquet.
Speedway Motors is title sponsor of IMCA Weekly Racing and company President Clay Smith also spoke prior to the start of the evening’s festivities.
Friday’s Champions’ Reception, at the Smith Collection Museum of American Speed, on the Speedway Motors campus, again saw attendance of almost 400.
Track champions in the Larry Shaw Racing Western Region for Modifieds were Russell Allen at Cocopah Speedway; Chaz Baca at Arizona Speedway and Central Arizona Speedway; Chuck Becker at Perris Auto Speedway; Randy Brown at Merced Speedway; Craig Cassell at Sunset Speedway Park; Rick Childress Jr. at Bakersfield Speedway; Chris Clark at Atomic Motor Raceway and Idaho Falls Raceway; Cole Dick at Barona Speedway; Dwight East at Summit Raceway; Justin Elmer at Sheridan Speedway; Albert Gill at Siskiyou Motor Speedway; Oreste Gonella at Petaluma Speedway; Michael Hale at Sweetwater Speedway; Chase Hansen at Diamond Mountain Speedway (Utah); Bobby Hogge IV at Ocean Speedway; Eddie Kirchoff at Gillette Thunder Speedway; Shawn LaRocque at Winnemucca Regional Raceway; Dominique Mace at Battle Mountain Raceway; Beau Nave at BMP Speedway; Chris Nieman at American Valley Speedway and Diamond Mountain Speedway (Calif.); Jack L. Parker at Ventura Raceway; Joey Price at Electric City Speedway; Shawn Reed at Casper Speedway; Cory Sample at Fernley 95A Speedway, Lovelock Speedway and Rattlesnake Raceway; Jeffry Sheppard Jr. at Mohave Valley Raceway; Mike Strobl at Canyon Speedway Park; Regan Tafoya at Millard County Raceway; James Thibodeaux at Tonopah Speedway; Curtis Towns at Cottage Grove Speedway; Joshua Vogt at Santa Maria Raceway; Mark Wauge at Southern Oregon Speedway; Emory Wells at Gallatin Speedway; Billy Wilker at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairground; and Kyle Yeack at Willamette Speedway.
All-Star Performance State champions were Baca in Arizona, Brown in California, Clark in Idaho, Jeremy Meirhofer in Montana, Sample in Nevada, Collen Winebarger in Oregon, Hansen in Utah and Kirchoff in Wyoming.
Drivers winning local track and series titles in the Jet Racing Central Region included Jacob Adler at Phillips County Raceway; Drew Armstrong at Batesville Motor Speedway; David Baser at I-30 Speedway; Steven Bowers Jr. at Atchison County Raceway and Heartland Park Topeka; Dalton Clay at Outlaw Motor Speedway; Tate Cole at Tri-State Speedway; Tyler Frye at Salina Speedway; Jordan Grabouski at Beatrice Speedway and Thunder Hill Speedway; Justin Gregg at Junction Motor Speedway; Daryl Hay at Legit Speedway Park; Jared Hoefelman at U.S. 30 Speedway; Nick Link at Dodge City Raceway Park; Aaron Monie in the Colorado Alliance Tour; Nate Moore at Sherman County Speedway; Adam Morris at Lamar Speedway; David Murray Jr. at Oberlin Speedway; Colton Osborn at Lexington Raceway and Lincoln County Raceway; Mike Petersilie in the Kansas Thunder Series; Kyle Rohleder at Thomas County Speedway; Dylan Sherfick at RPM Speedway; Brett Smith at I-76 Speedway; Johnny Yutterman at El Paso County Raceway; Justin Zeitner, Winter Nationals; and Bob Zoubek at Eagle Raceway.
Earning All-Star Performance State honors were Armstrong in Arkansas, Monie in Colorado, Bowers in Kansas, Hay in Missouri, Anthony Roth in Nebraska and Cole in Oklahoma.
Razor Chassis South Central Region track champions were Rusty Belcher at Grayson County Speedway; David Cook at 85 Speedway; P.J. Egbert at Cotton Bowl Speedway; John Gober at Kennedale Speedway Park; Kevin Green at Heart O’ Texas Speedway; Matt Guillaume at Boyd Raceway; Toby Herring at Cardinal Speedway; Jeff Hoegh at Gator Motorplex; Zac Melot at 281 Speedway; Donnie Ross at Roadrunner Speedway; and Fred Wojtek at Abilene Speedway.
The All-Star Performance State kings were Dean Deming in New Mexico and Guillaume in Texas.
Winners of track titles in the BMS North Central Region included Chris Abelson at Buena Vista Raceway; Eric Dailey at Fairmont Raceway; Greg Durbin at Quad City Speedway; Don Gerritsen Jr. at Jackson Motorplex; Travis Hagen at Williston Basin Speedway; Clint Hatlestad at Arlington Raceway; Michael Johnson at Buffalo River Race Park and Norman County Raceway; Billy Kendall at North Central Speedway; Shawn Kilgore at Luxemburg Speedway; Ronn Lautitzen at Benton County Speedway and Independence Motor Speedway; Tyler Limoges at Murray County Speedway and Redwood Speedway; Colt Mather at Southern Iowa Speedway; Jeremy Mills at Kossuth County Speedway; Red Monson at Shelby County Speedway; Mitch Morris at Davenport Speedway and Maquoketa Speedway; Jacob Murray at Marshalltown Speedway; Travis Olheiser at Southwest Speedway; Nick Roberts at the Iowa State Fair Speedway; Daniel Roedl at the Dodge County Fairgrounds Speedway; Josh Ruby at Hancock County Speedway; Kody Scholpp at Estevan Motor Speedway; Mark Schulte at Dubuque Speedway and Farley Speedway; Marlyn Seidler at Dacotah Speedway and Jamestown Speedway; Dustin Smith at Clay County Fair Speedway; Ricky Stephan at Crawford County Speedway, Nobles County Speedway, Park Jefferson Speedway and Raceway Park; Mike Van Genderen at Boone Speedway; Rob VanMil at Red River Valley Speedway; Tim Ward at Hamilton County Speedway and Stuart Speedway; Jeff Waterman at 34 Raceway and Lee County Speedway; Johnny Whitman at 141 Speedway; Jason Wolla at Nodak Speedway; Marcus Yarie at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway and Shawano Speedway; Larry Zeller at Princeton Speedway; and Chris Zogg at West Liberty Raceway.
Drivers winning All-Star Performance State titles were Ward in Iowa, Durbin in Illinois, Josh Beaulieu in Minnesota, Wolla in North Dakota, Stephan in South Dakota and Yarie in Wisconsin.
Reigning over track standings in the Dirt Works Eastern Region were Shawn Bruce at Outlaw Speedway; Matt Cole at Five Mile Point Speedway; James Cornell at I-88 Speedway; Myron DeYoung at Crystal Motor Speedway; Gary VanderMark at I-96 Speedway; A.J. Ward at Tri-City Motor Speedway; and Will Ward at Skyline Raceway Park.
Allstar Performance State champions in the region were Jason Barnhill in Alabama, Kyle Rutkoski in Florida, DeYoung in Michigan and Will Ward in New York.
IMCA Late Model track champions were Jeff Aikey at the Iowa State Fair Speedway; Joel Callahan at Dubuque Speedway and Farley Speedway; Darrel DeFrance at Hamilton County Speedway; Tyler Droste at Independence Motor Speedway; Luke Goedert at Maquoketa Speedway; Chad Holladay at West Liberty Raceway; Jake Neal at Shelby County Speedway; and Rob Toland at Davenport Speedway and Quad City Speedway.
All-Star Performance State kings were Goedert in Iowa and Toland in Illinois.
Taking home IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car championship plaques were Clint Benson at the Iowa State Fair Speedway; Luke Bland at Bloomington Speedway; Zach Blurton in the United Rebel Sprint Series; Jeff Day in the Sprint Series of Texas; Mike Downs in the Ohio Thunder Sprint Series; Tyler Drueke at Eagle Raceway; Kenneth Duke in the Pennsylvania Sprint Series; Martin Edwards at Devil’s Bowl Speedway; Jerald Harris in the Virginia Sprint Series; Tommy Johnson at Sabine Motor Speedway; Daniel King in the Southern United Sprint Series; Scott Lawrence in the Carolina RaceSaver Sprint Series; Ryan Lynn in the Laurel Highlands Sprint Series; Jason Martin in the Sprint Series of Nebraska; Johnny Miller in the Elite Non-Wing Sprint Car Series; Blake Robertson in the Western RaceSaver Sprint Series; Greg Schaefer in the Colorado Alliance Tour; Andy Shouse in the Sprint Series of Oklahoma; Aric Sooter at Route 66 Motor Speedway; Michael Stien at Arlington Raceway and Jackson Motorplex, and in the Sprint Series of Minnesota; Tim Tanner Jr. in the Tri-State RaceSaver Series; Marcus Thomas at Kennedale Speedway Park; Robert Vetter at RPM Speedway; and Robby Wolfgang at Badlands Motor Speedway.
Winning All-Star Performance State titles were Benson in Iowa, Bland in Indiana, Luke Cranston in Kansas, Downs in Ohio, Drueke in Nebraska, Mike Haggenbottom in New Jersey, Harris in Virginia, Lawrence in North Carolina, Scott Lutz in Pennsylvania, Joshua McCord in Louisiana, Justin Wolf Medlock in Colorado, Robertson in California, Shouse in Oklahoma, Stien in Minnesota, Vetter in Texas and Wolfgang in South Dakota.
Track and series champions in the EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Stock Car Region were Westin Abbey at Boyd Raceway; Jason Adcock at Abilene Speedway; Manny Baldiviez at Cocopah Speedway; Jay Bransom at Kennedale Speedway Park; Aaron Corley at Roadrunner Speedway; Charles Cosper at Cotton Bowl Speedway; Caleb Crenshaw at 281 Speedway; Kevin Flock at Outlaw Motor Speedway; George Fronsman at Canyon Speedway Park and in the Winter Challenge Series; Marcus Hahn at Southern Oklahoma Speedway; Steven Johnson at Bakersfield Speedway; Eric Jones at Heart O’ Texas Speedway; Jordan Lathram at Cardinal Speedway; Landon Mattox at Longdale Speedway; Troy Patee at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairground; Mack Seay at Lubbock Speedway; and Mike Wiseman at Tri-State Speedway.
Allstar Performance State champions were Abbey in Texas, Cody Center in Arizona, Dillon Hill in New Mexico, Johnson in California and Wiseman in Oklahoma.
Topping local track or series point standings in the EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region for Stock Cars were Doug Adamy at Boone County Raceway; Joren Boyce at Williston Basin Speedway; David Brandies at West Liberty Raceway; Chad Bruns at Off Road Speedway and in the Summer Storm Dirt Series; Jake Bruns at Murray County Speedway; Norman Chesmore at Benton County Speedway; Brandon Conkwright at Heartland Park Topeka; Michael Dancer at Lincoln County Raceway; Marcus Fagan at Stuart Speedway; Dalton Flory at Nodak Speedway; Matt Haid at Thunder Hill Speedway; Ron Hartman at Lamar Speedway; John Heinz at 141 Speedway; Abe Huls at Quincy Raceway; Todd Inman at the Iowa State Fair Speedway; Preston Janzing at Stuart Raceway; Kirk Kinsley at CJ Speedway; Dustin Larson at Nobles County Speedway; Louis Lynch at Southern Iowa Speedway; Dan Mackenthun at Arlington Raceway and Redwood Speedway; Lloyd Meeske at Phillips County Raceway and in the Colorado Alliance Tour; Jerry Miles at Dubuque Speedway and Farley Speedway; Chris Mills at Park Jefferson Speedway and Raceway Park; Jeff Mueller at Lee County Speedway; Troy Muench at Luxemburg Speedway; Damon Murty in the Frostbuster; Mike Nichols at Crawford County Speedway, Lexington Raceway, Shelby County Speedway and U.S. 30 Speedway; John Oliver Jr. at 34 Raceway; Chad Palmer at Kossuth County Speedway; Michael Pepper at Dodge City Raceway Park; Kyle Pfeifer at Thomas County Speedway; Tanner Portenier at Salina Speedway, Jim Powell Jr. at Atchison County Raceway; Bob Reese at El Paso County Raceway; Jason Rogers at RPM Speedway; Luke Sathoff at Fairmont Raceway and Jackson Motorplex; Matt Schauer at Princeton Speedway; Dustin Schmidt at Beatrice Speedway; Tom Schmitt at Independence Motor Speedway; David Smith at Clay County Fair Speedway and Hancock County Speedway; Devin Smith at Buena Vista Raceway; Donavon Smith at Boone Speedway and Marshalltown Speedway; Chad Sterling in the Kansas Thunder Series; Shane Stutzman at Junction Motor Speedway; Jeremy Swanson at Estevan Motor Speedway; Jeff Tubbs at Sherman County Speedway; Travis VanStraten at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway, Seymour Raceway Park and Shawano Speedway; Michael Vennes at McLean County Speedway; Greg Wichman at Winter Nationals; and Casey Woken at Oberlin Speedway.
Winners of Allstar Performance State crowns included Boyce in North Dakota, Chad Bruns in Nebraska, Huls in Illinois, Gary Mattison in Minnesota, Mills in South Dakota, Murty in Iowa, Pfeifer in Kansas, Reese in Colorado and Van Straten in Wisconsin.
Track and series champions in the Charger Chassis Southern Region for Hobby Stocks were Richard Bennett at Canyon Speedway Park; Sean Burnett at Cotton Bowl Speedway; Sam Hodges at Cardinal Speedway; David Males at Roadrunner Speedway; Jeremy Oliver at Heart O’ Texas Speedway; Jim Robinson at Cocopah Speedway; Wesley Warren at 281 Speedway; and Mike Watkins at Abilene Speedway.
Allstar Performance State champions were Bennett in Arizona, Hodges in New Mexico and Warren in Texas.
Drivers racing to track and series titles in the Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region for Hobby Stocks were Shannon Anderson at the Iowa State Fair Speedway and Kossuth County Speedway; Roy Armstrong at Beatrice Speedway and Eagle Raceway; Nathan Ballard at Benton County Speedway; Brady Bencken at Oberlin Speedway and Thomas County Speedway; Andrew Bertsch at McLean County Speedway and Williston Basin Speedway; Dana Brandt at Nodak Speedway; Andrew Burg at RPM Speedway; Tim Church at Buffalo River Race Park, Norman County Raceway and Red River Valley Speedway; Rayce Coen at Lamar Speedway; Nate DeSive at Stuart Raceway; Dustin Griffiths at Southern Iowa Speedway; Duane Haines at Gillette Thunder Speedway; Benji Irvine at Independence Motor Speedway; Jason Kohl at Shelby County Speedway; Justin Luinenburg at Fairmont Raceway, Jackson Motorplex and Nobles County Speedway; Corey Madden at Crawford County Speedway; Myles Michehl at Hamilton County Speedway; TeJay Mielke at Off Road Speedway and in the Summer Storm Dirt Series; Quinton Miller at Farley Speedway; Rusty Montagne at Park Jefferson Speedway; Cody Nielsen at Clay County Fair Speedway and Hancock County Speedway; Matt O’Hair at Dodge City Raceway Park; Cory Probst at Arlington Raceway, Murray County Speedway and Redwood Speedway; Phil Reid at El Paso County Raceway and Phillips County Raceway and in the Colorado Alliance Tour; Dalton Ronnebaum at Heartland Park Topeka; Leevi Runge at Estevan Motor Speedway; Scott Shaw at Winter Nationals; Aaron Shearn at Raceway Park; Shay Simoneau in the Kansas Thunder Series; Tony Slothower at Salina Speedway; Daniel Smith at Buena Vista Raceway; Tyrel Smith at Sherman County Speedway; Eric Stanton at Boone Speedway and Marshalltown Speedway; Ryan Sutter at Thunder Hill Speedway; Chad Switzenberg at Cloud Peak Raceway and Sheridan Speedway; Bru Till at Casper Speedway; Kile Vohringer at Maquoketa Speedway; Lukus Wassom at Junction Motor Speedway and Lexington Raceway; John Watson at Stuart Speedway and in the Frostbuster; Brady Weinman at Lincoln County Raceway; Jason Wilkinson at Boone County Raceway and U.S. 30 Speedway; and Robert Young at North Central Speedway.
Earning Allstar Performance State crowns in the region were Bencken in Kansas, Bertsch in North Dakota, Dillon Johnson in Wyoming, Luinenburg in Minnesota, Nielsen in Iowa, Reid in Colorado, Damon Richards in Nebraska and Dave Riley in South Dakota.
Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod track championships were won by Jeffrey Abbey at Boyd Raceway and Kennedale Speedway Park; Chris Birmingham at Cotton Bowl Speedway; Logan Ellis at Tri-State Speedway; Frank Graven at Outlaw Motor Speedway; Scott Gray at Diamond Mountain Speedway and Millard County Raceway; T.J. Green at Heart O’ Texas Speedway; Justin Nabors at 85 Speedway; Clint Pelzel at 281 Speedway; Rodger Pierce at Cardinal Speedway; Bradley Poor at Abilene Speedway; Kaleb Roach at Longdale Speedway; John Robertson at Roadrunner Speedway; Brandon Smith at Route 66 Motor Speedway; Ronnie Welborn at Southern Oklahoma Speedway; Justin White at Grayson County Speedway; and Cory Williams at Lubbock Speedway.
Drivers in the division earning Allstar Performance State titles were Abbey in Texas, Brock Aeschbacher in Idaho, Gray in Utah, Jeffrey Kaup in Kansas, Dustin Leatherman in Oklahoma, Chipita Rowley in Wyoming and Cory Williams in New Mexico.
Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod drivers racing to track and series titles were Justin Addison in the Summer Storm Dirt Series; Jason Andrews at Jackson Motorplex; Travis Arenz at 141 Speedway; Jordan Barkholtz at Shawano Speedway; Lance Borgman at Beatrice Speedway; Todd Boulware at Park Jefferson Speedway; Karl Brewer at Raceway Park; Nathan Bringer at Quincy Raceway; Andrew Burk at Quad City Speedway; Austin Charles at Thunder Hill Speedway; Brian Cooper at Marysville Raceway and Placerville Speedway; Todd Cooper at Silver Dollar Speedway; Brian Cross at Phillips County Raceway; Dustin Daniels at Thomas County Speedway; Brian Davidson at Salina Speedway; Darren DeLoach at Lamar Speedway and Sherman County Speedway; Chuck Delp at Sweetwater Speedway; Rick Diaz at Merced Speedway; James Digiovanni at Ocean Speedway; Curtis Dreasher at Heartland Park Topeka; Gary Dutton at Winter Nationals; Junior Flores at Idaho Falls Raceway; Jason George at Arizona Speedway and Central Arizona Speedway; Jim Gillenwater at Lee County Speedway; Daniel Gottschalk at Lexington Raceway; Ty Griffith at Hamilton County Speedway; Matthew Hagio at Santa Maria Raceway; Shawn Hand at Cottage Grove Speedway; John Henry at Sunset Speedway Park; Tracy Holloway in the Kansas Thunder Series; Jack Housley at the Iowa State Fair Speedway; Lucas Lamberies at Seymour Raceway Park; Eric Larson at Arlington Raceway; Erik Laudenschlager at McLean County Speedway, Nodak Speedway and Williston Basin Speedway; Randy LeMieux Jr. at Luxemburg Speedway; James Lipke at Siskiyou Motor Speedway; Johnathon Logue at Boone Speedway; Matthew Looft at Fairmont Raceway and Nobles County Speedway; Clint Luellen at Shelby County Speedway and Stuart Speedway; Cody Malcom at Atomic Motor Raceway; Jake McBirnie in the Frostbuster; Christopher McKellar at Bakersfield Speedway; Michael Medel at Southern Oregon Speedway; Nick Meyer at Clay County Fair Speedway, Hancock County Speedway and Kossuth County Speedway; Ryan Moser at I-76 Speedway and in the Colorado Alliance Tour; Gage Neal at Maquoketa Speedway; Adolfo Noriega at Cocopah Speedway; John Oliver Jr. at 34 Raceway; Tony Olson at Benton County Speedway, Davenport Speedway and Independence Motor Speedway; Dan Paplow at Redwood Speedway; Brandon Poessnecker at Stuart Raceway; Kyle Prauner at Boone County Raceway and Off Road Speedway; Robby Rosselli at Southwest Speedway; Gary Saathoff at Eagle Raceway; Bradley Scott Schmidt at Winnemucca Regional Raceway; Jeff Schmuhl at Dodge County Fairgrounds Speedway; Tom Schneider at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway; Zach Schultz at Lincoln County Raceway; David Siercks at North Central Speedway; Dalton Simonsen at West Liberty Raceway; Jesse Skalicky at Buffalo River Race Park, Norman County Raceway and Red River Valley Speedway; Doug Smith at Buena Vista Raceway and Crawford County Speedway; Tyler Soppe at Dubuque Speedway and Farley Speedway; Nick Spainhoward at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairground; Ryan Svensson at American Valley Speedway; Austin Svoboda at Junction Motor Speedway; Kevin Tabor at Dodge City Raceway Park; Curtis Van Der Wal at Southern Iowa Speedway; Jeremy Van Ede at Murray County Speedway; Jared VanDeest at Marshalltown Speedway; Jason Vejtruba at Princeton Speedway; Nelson Vollbrecht at U.S. 30 Speedway; Blaine Walt at Oberlin Speedway and RPM Speedway; and Kelly Yutterman at El Paso County Raceway.
Allstar Performance State champions included Kevin Bethke in Wisconsin, Jorddon Braaten in Oregon, Brewer in South Dakota, Burk in Illinois, Brian Cooper in California, Davidson in Kansas, Delp in Wyoming, Malcom in Idaho, Hunter McDonald in Oklahoma, Moser in Colorado, Olson in Iowa, Tony Rialson in Minnesota, Rosselli in North Dakota, Schmidt in Nevada, Chris Toth in Arizona, Vollbrecht in Nebraska and Robert Williams in Utah.
Mach-1 Sport Compact track champions were Kimberly Abbott at Quincy Raceway; Josh Barnes at Lee County Speedway; Andrew Baumgardner at Lincoln County Raceway; Terry Blowers at Kossuth County Speedway; Joe Bunkofske at Murray County Speedway; Julia Childs at Boyd Raceway; Nate Coopman at Jackson Motorplex, Nobles County Speedway and Redwood Speedway; Kaytee DeVries at Clay County Fair Speedway; Shane Evans at Southern Iowa Speedway; Joey Foster at Thomas County Speedway; Floyd Frank at El Paso County Raceway; John Gill at Stuart Speedway; Dustin Jackson in the Summer Storm Dirt Series; Luke Jackson at Park Jefferson Speedway; Mike Jacobs at 281 Speedway; Jason Klerkdereus at West Liberty Raceway; Cole Krichau at Eagle Raceway; Alan Lahr at Arlington Raceway; Mitch Meier at 141 Speedway; Ramsey Meyer at Raceway Park and U.S. 30 Speedway; Lance Mielke at Off Road Speedway; Oliver Monson at Hancock County Speedway; Tracy Montague at Salina Speedway; Bryce Mueller at Buffalo River Race Park; David Norquest at Junction Motor Speedway; Shannon Pospisil at Boone County Raceway; Dillon Richards at Beatrice Speedway; Josh Roehrich at Dacotah Speedway; Levi Roth at Stuart Raceway; Chance Seelye at Southwest Speedway; Shalanda Smith at Phillips County Raceway; Alec Stapleton at Crawford County Speedway; Corey Stapleton at Shelby County Speedway; Tyler Thompson at Buena Vista Raceway; Jed Trebelhorn at Fairmont Raceway; Billy Turner at RPM Speedway and Sherman County Speedway; Bill Whalen Jr. at CJ Speedway; and Brendon Yamry at North Central Speedway and Princeton Speedway.
Winners of Allstar Performance State titles were Abbott in Illinois, Danny Baggerly in Texas, Jason Berg in North Dakota, Coopman in Minnesota, Levi Heath in Iowa, Luke Jackson in South Dakota, Meier in Wisconsin, Mielke in Nebraska, Smith in Colorado and Turner in Kansas.
Crew chief of the year awards went to Jackson Weeks, Modified; Jim Ervin, Bill Feliksiak, Sean Ervin, Vern Remour, Duane Christisen, Steven Ables and Elmo Baldock, Late Model; Danny Shouse, Sprint Car; Justin Gessert and Paul Zimmerman, Stock Car; Mike Leffler, Hobby Stock; Randy Abbey, Southern SportMod; Randy Olson, Northern SportMod; and Jerry Coopman and Neil Forsberg, Sport Compact.
Forty-five sanction awards will be given to 37 different tracks for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 or 35 consecutive years of running an IMCA-sanctioned division during weekly race programs.
Marshalltown Speedway was recognized for sanctioning its Modified division for 35 consecutive seasons. Receiving 30-year awards were Luxemburg Speedway for Modifieds and Independence Motor Speedway for Late Models.
Twenty-five year plaques went to Lincoln County Raceway and Ventura Raceway for Modifieds and Stuart Speedway for Stock Cars.
Nodak Speedway and Skyline Raceway Park received 20-year plaques for Modifieds while Boone Speedway, the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Marshalltown, Shelby County Speedway and Stuart Speedway have all sanctioned Hobby Stocks with for 20 years.
Fifteen-year awards were presented to Barona Speedway and Battle Mountain Raceway for Modifieds, Lexington Raceway for Stock Cars and 281 Speedway and Benton County Speedway for Hobby Stocks.
Awards for a decade of sanctioning went to Diamond Mountain Speedway in Utah and Southwest Speedway for Modifieds, Buena Vista Raceway and Luxemburg Speedway for Northern SportMods, Shelby County Speedway for Northern SportMods and Sport Compacts, and Eagle Raceway for Sport Compacts.
Five-year plaques went to Millard County Raceway for Modifieds and Farley Speedway for Stock Cars.
Seventeen tracks received awards for sanctioning Northern SportMods or Sport Compacts for five years. Stuart Raceway was honored for running both divisions since 2012.
Northern SportMod plaques went to Bakersfield Speedway, Dubuque Speedway, Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds, Nodak Speedway, Ocean Speedway, Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway, Salina Speedway, Southern Iowa Speedway and Thomas County Speedway.
Receiving Sport Compact awards were Boone County Raceway, Dacotah Speedway, Fairmont Raceway, Lee County Speedway, Lincoln County Raceway, Quincy Raceway and Raceway Park.
And 17 marketing partners will be recognized with special awards. Bushore Racing Enterprises and the Deery Brothers Automotive Group both received 25-year sponsorship awards.
Twenty-year sponsors were Aero Race Wheels, Brodix, Gillund Enterprises/Justice Brothers and KSE Racing Products.
BMS was a 15-year award recipient while Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Mitchell Machine and Performance Distributors got 10-year awards.
Chase Signs, Performance Engineering & Manufacturing, Precision Racing Products, Sybesma Graphics, TomCat Performance, Velocita and Wehrs Machine & Racing Products all were recognized for five years as partners with IMCA.