Engine auction adds $19,100 to Saturday purse

BOONE, Iowa – Another $19,100 was added to main event purses at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s from the proceeds of the Saturday night champions’ engine auction.

Stock Car champion Mike Nichols’ engine sold for $6,600 so each of the other 29 drivers starting that race receive an additional $227.59.

Northern SportMod champion Brian Efkamp saw his engine sell for $6,000. The other 29 qualifiers for that event will get $206.90 on top of their purse shares.

Modified champion Richie Gustin’s engine gaveled at $3,800. The other 32 starters in that minimum $1,000 to start race receive an additional $118.75.

And Hobby Stock champion Shannon Anderson’s engine sold for $2,700, meaning the other 29 starters in that race receive an additional $93.10.

All four Saturday champions received new engines from Karl Chevrolet and Karl Performance.