Iowa Governor’s Cup returns to Davenport Speedway 

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Davenport Speedway hosts the Iowa Governor’s Cup, the official stock car championship of the State of Iowa, this Friday, Sept. 22.

The premier class will be IMCA Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win. This will be the largest Modi­fied purse in the history of the race track and the winner earns a berth of the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot as well.

Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods run for a $2,000 top prize. All racing will be on the quarter-mile oval and there are no entry fees for the draw/redraw show.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded in both divisions. Modifieds also earn Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points.

Hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing is at 6:45 p.m. Twenty-four cars will start each IMCA feature.

Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students, and free for kids ages 12 and un­der. Pit passes are $35.

The first Iowa Governor’s Cup race was held in 1986, at Hawkeye Raceway. This year’s event marks the 25th running of the event and the fourth appearance of the Iowa Governor’s Cup at Davenport Speedway, located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on West Locust Street in Daven­port.

More information is available at the website, on Facebook or by calling 563 652-5302.

Camping will be available.