$10,000 is top IMCA Modified prize at Marshalltown’s World Nationals

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Marshalltown Speedway puts the exclamation point on the 2017 season with an event surrounded by dollar signs.

IMCA Modifieds run for $10,000 to win at the World Nationals special Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 14-16. The 11th annual event is open to Modified competitors using claim or crate engine options, pays a minimum of $500 to start and is a qualifier for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.

IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $1,000 to win while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $500 to win both Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16.

Qualifying starts on Friday for the Modifieds.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded. Modified entry for the weekend is $175 while Stock Cars and SportMods are $50 per day and Hobby Stocks $25 per day.

Tow money for the Modifieds is $250.

Pit gates open at 4 p.m. each day, with an open practice from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday preced­ing the Cookies BBQ Sauce Kickoff to the World Nationals. Racing starts at 7 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Satur­day with no hot laps either day.

Pit passes are $10 on Thursday and $30 both Friday and Saturday. Grandstand admission is $15 on Friday and $20 on Saturday, with kids ages 10 and under free both nights.

Camping is $20 a night. Showers and limited electrical hookups are available.

More information is available from promoter Toby Kruse at 515 231-5444, at the www.marshalltownspeedway.com website and on Facebook.

World Nationals had been rained out and rescheduled from March 30-April 1.