JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Nine states and Canada are already represented in on-line registrations for the July 8-13 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour.
All six IMCA Modified main events will pay $2,300, a minimum of $300 to start, and are qualifying events for 2017 upcoming Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars race for $800 to win and a minimum of $125 to start each night of the 28th annual tour.
Drivers in both divisions can go to the www.dakotamodtour.com website to register. A Modified past champion’s provisional will be given on opening night July 8 at Jamestown Speedway while pre-registered Modified drivers only will be eligible for single high points provisionals each of the next five nights, at Nodak Speedway in Minot, on July 9, Estevan, Sask., Motor Speedway on July 10, Williston Basin Speedway on July 11, Southwest Speedway in Dickinson on July 12 and Dacotah Speedway at Mandan on July 13.
Modified drivers already pre-registered include Hank Berry, Sidney, Mont.; Bland Bohannon, Williston; Tracy Domagala, Bismarck; Jesse Hoeft, Forest City, Iowa; Jordan Huettl, Minot; Billy Kendall, Baxter, Minn.; Tommy Lee, Grenora; Mike McCarthy, Hutto, Texas; Josh McGaha, Abilene, Texas; Clay Money, Penokee, Kan; Dale Neitzel, Shepherd, Mont.; Jay Noteboom, Hinton, Iowa; Steven Pfeifer, Minot; Crist Pittenger, Bismarck; Dallas Rice, Minot; Josh Rogotzke, Sanborn, Minn.; Joel Rust, Grundy Center, Iowa; Jonathan Schumann, Mercer; Marlyn Seidler, Underwood; Robert Sigman, Dickinson; Shawn Strand, Mandan; Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz.; Travis Ulmer, Mandan; and Tyler Wagner, Weyburn, Sask.
Stock Car registrations are in hand from Jayden Bears, Smithville, Mo.; Chris Ellis, Stanley; Scott Gartner, Aurora, Colo.; Keith Mattox, Ray; Perry Misner, Albert, Kan.; Angel Munoz, Lamar, Colo.; Shane Nehring, Williston; Jake Nelson, Williston; Randy Schultz, Swift Current, Sask.; Scott Sim, Williston; Chad Sterling, Stockton, Kan.; and Jeremy Swanson, Estevan, Sask.
Title sponsor Kupper Chevrolet provides tour point funds of $2,000 for the Modifieds and $1,000 for the Stock Cars. Drivers in both divisions also earn contingency awards from numerous IMCA and local sponsors.
More information about the tour is available from Tour Director John Gartner at 701 202-6075.
Modified drivers are also required to compete at a minimum of three tour events to become eligible to qualify for the $10,002 to win Corral Sales Legendary 50 on Friday, July 14 at Dacotah Speedway.
All six Dakota Tour events as well as The Legendary will be broadcast by IMCATV with a daily or yearly subscription (to subscribe visit www.imca.tv). Highlights will be featured on the IMCA Racing Rewind and the Dirt Knights documentary series via cable channel MAVTV at a later date to be announced.