IMCA Modifieds chase $1,200 checks at Santa Maria Nationals

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – A pair of $1,200 to win IMCA Modified main events are on the Memorial Weekend ticket at Santa Maria Raceway’s Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28 Na­tionals.

Both features are qualifying events for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational bal­lot and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region, Allstar Performance State and local track points will be awarded each night.

Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $1,000 to win, plus national, state and track points on Sunday.

Entry fee each night is $50 and pit passes are $40. Non-qualifiers get their entry fee refunded.

Pit gates open at 9 a.m., the pit booth opens at noon and grandstand gates open at 3 p.m. both days. Racing starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday and at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Adult grandstand admission is $20 on Saturday and $25 on Sunday. Seniors, military and students get a $2 discount off those prices. Kids ages 6-12 are $6 and five and under are free both days.

An open practice runs from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, May 26. Pit passes are $35.

Camping, but no hookups, is available for $20 per night or $50 for the weekend. The number to call for camping is 805 245-3585.

More information is available at the website and on Facebook.