QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. – $1,500 to win features will be complemented by sunshine and 85 degree days over the course of the Feb. 9-18 Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour.
One hundred and eleven Modified drivers, and another 49 Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod competitors, representing 16 states and two provinces, were pre-registered for the second annual tour.
Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek; Sunday and Monday, Feb. 11 and 12 at Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande; Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 14 and 15 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria; and Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-18 at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton.
IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region, Allstar Performance State and special series points will be awarded to the Modifieds. A minimum of $150 will be paid to start each feature.
Arizona Speedway opens the pit gates at 3 p.m. and the grandstand at 4 p.m., with racing at 6:30 p.m. both nights. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults and free for kids 11 and under; pit passes are $30 for adults, $15 for kids ages 7-11 and free for six and under.
At Central Arizona, gates open at 9 a.m. for the Sunday show, with the grandstand opening at 11 a.m. and racing at 1 p.m. Gates open at 3 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing is at 7 p.m. Monday.
Spectator admission for both shows is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military and free for kids 11 and under. Pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for kids ages 7-11 and free for six and under.
Pits will be open all day Wednesday and Thursday at Canyon for the Desert Classic; pit passes will be sold and grandstand seating will be sold beginning at 5 p.m. and racing is at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand admission will be $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military and free for kids 11 and under while pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for kids ages 7-11 and free for six and under.
And at Cocopah’s Winter Nationals, pit gates open at 2 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, gates open at 11 a.m., the grandstand opens at noon and racing is at 2 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and military and free for 12 and under. Skybox seating is $30 and a family pack (two adults and up to three teenagers) is $35. Pit passes are $35.
Practices will be held Feb. 8 at Arizona Speedway and Feb. 13 at Canyon.
IMCA.TV will broadcast all events. Select race previews will be available for free stream viewing on the Karl Performance Facebook Page.
Modified drivers pre-entered include:
Russell Allen, Brawley, Calif.; Ricky Alvarado, Delta, Colo.; Chad Andersen, Fort Calhoun, Neb.; Thor Anderson, Rock Valley, Iowa; Paris Archie, Sparks, Nev.; Casey Arneson, Fargo, N.D.; Dan Aune, Taylor, N.D.; Chadd Avey, Judsonia, Ark.; Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz.; Eddie Belec, Arvada, Colo.; Tanner Black, Great Bend, Kan.; Bill Brack, Mead, Colo.; and Will Brack, Mead, Colo.
Shawn Burnett, Ponoka, Alb.; Mark Carrell, Redmond, Ore.; Darin Center, Mesa; Eric Center, Mesa; Duane Cleveland, Olivehurst, Calif.; Rob Colcleasure, Mesa; Rusty Corneliusen, Dickinson, N.D.; Bryson Curry, Laveen; Colin Deming, Hobbs, N.M.; Shane DeVolder, Pacifica, Calif.; Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; and Garth Dushanek, Red Deer, Alb.
Grey Ferrando, Stayton, Ore.; Adam Fischer, Fargo, N.D.; Kelsie Foley, Tucson; Joey Franklin, Las Vegas, Nev.; Ryan Gaylord, Lakewood, Colo.; Tripp Gaylord, Lakewood, Colo.; Don Geist, Burlington, Colo.; Dylan Goplen, Fargo, N.D.; Chuck Grohnke, Gilbert; Greg Gustus, Brighton, Colo.; Brint Hartwick, Quitman, Ark.; R. Royce Henry, El Cajon, Calif.
Troy Heupel, Williston, N.D.; A.J. Huebner, Tucson; Brett James, Tangent, Ore.; Bricen James, Albany, Ore.; Steve Johnson, Camanche, Iowa; Austin Kuehl, Cave Creek; Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif.; Dan Lee, High River, Alb.; Mike Lineberry, Fremont, Neb.; Kevin Lynn, Columbus, Mont.; Ryan McDaniel, Olivehurst, Calif.; and Raymond McSpadden, Buda, Texas.
Zachary Madrid, Phoenix; Lance Mari, Imperial, Calif.; Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; Mike Martin, Queen Creek; Tyler Mecl, Queen Creek; Bill Miller, Yuma; Jimmy Mills, Queen Creek; Shane Mills, Redmond, Ore.; Bob Moore, Sioux City, Iowa; Troy Morris Jr., Bakersfield, Calif.; Troy Morris III, Bakersfield, Calif.; and Daren Olney, Gilbert.
Jake O’Neil, Tucson; Nick O’Neil, Tucson; Jacob Pace, Kearny; John Parmeley, Phoenix; Joey Price, Great Falls, Mont.; Jesse Richter, Great Bend, Kan.; Ryan Roath, Peoria; Kevin Roberts, Gresham, Ore.; Dustin Robinson, Post, Texas; Lucas Rodin, Marion, N.D.; Duane Rogers, Imperial, Calif.; and Ty Rogers, Somerton.
Anthony Roth, Columbus, Neb.; Ryan Ruter, Clear Lake, Iowa; Cory Sauerman, Johnston, Iowa; Ashley Schaaf, Lincoln, Neb.; Brent Schlafmann, Bismarck, N.D.; Kody Scholpp, Estevan, Sask.; Donald Schott, Happy Valley, Ore.; Brian Schultz, Casa Grande; Marlyn Seidler, Underwood, N.D.; D.J. Shannon, Merced, Calif.; Brett Simala, Yuma; and Riley Simmons, Susanville, Calif.
Casey Skyberg, Rapid City; Scott Sluka, Casa Grande; Josh Sneed, Sun City; Aaron Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; Brody Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; Rick Spencer, Tucson; Sean Stacy, Kearny; Bubba Stafford, Glendale; Chad Stevens, Gilbert; Paul Stone, Winton, Calif.; Shawn Strand, Mandan, N.D.; Jeff Taylor, Cave City, Ark.; and Wade Taylor, Spring Creek, Nev.
Dylan Thornton, Santa Maria, Calif.; Jeremy Thornton, Casa Grande; Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler; Robert Townsend, Marana; Ed Turnbull, Estevan, Sask.; Norman Uptain Jr., Globe; Tim Ward, Chandler; Jesse Williamson, Coburg, Ore.; Jason Wolla, Ray, N.D.; Kenny Wyman Jr., Avondale; Justin Zeitner, Malvern, Iowa; and Kirby Zielinski, Bluffton, Alb.
Northern SportMod drivers entered are:
Chase Alves, Chandler; Billy Ayres Jr., Phoenix; Brady Bjella, Williston, N.D.; Chuck Black, Glendale; Ethan Braaksma, Newton, Iowa; Jorddon Braaten, Central Point, Ore.; Keith Brown Jr., Pittsburg, Calif.; Brian Carey, Aztec, N.M.; Joshua Carter, Surprise; Ben Chapman, Clarence, Iowa; Brad Chavez, Yuma; Joey Claborn, Santa Maria, Calif; and Robby Claborn, Santa Maria, Calif.
Clint Clausen, Buckeye; Jimmy Davy, Yuma; Wayne Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; Dan Drury, Eldora, Iowa; Eric Folstad, Glenburn, N.D.; Dennis Gates, Claypool; Jason George, Laveen; Gerry Glenn, Casa Grande; Mark Harrison, Coolidge; Rex Higgins, Bloomfield, N.M.; and Sean Isaacks, Tucson.
Brandyn Johnson, Homestead, Mont.; Tate Johnson, Homestead, Mont.; Austin Kiefer, Pahrump, Nev.; Jeff Knox, Mesa; Justin McPherson, San Martin, Calif.; Speedy Madrid, Phoenix; James Meile, Queen Creek; Dwayne Melvin, Medford, Ore.; Miles Morris, Yuma; Ryan Moser, Englewood, Colo.; and Bo Partain, Casa Grande.
David Pitt, Rock Springs, Wyo.; Brian Roode, Brooks, Alb.; Chase Rudolf, Prole, Iowa; Fred Ryland, Brentwood, Calif.; Arie Schouten, Blair, Neb.; Kyle Smith, Yuma; Camron Spangler, Dove Creek, Colo.; Jim Sweet, Henderson, Colo.; Chris Tipton, Casa Grande; Chris Toth, Holtville, Calif.; Leslie Vaughn, Blair, Neb.; Ty Weidner, Chandler; Marlowe Wrightsman, Peoria; and T.J. Wyman, Laveen.