Beatrice marks milestone with 25th annual Spring Nationals 

BEATRICE, Neb. ­– Beatrice Speedway marks a special event milestone when it hosts the 25th annual Spring Nationals on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10.

Another $10,000 has been added to the purse again in 2018. IMCA Modi­fieds race for $2,500 to win and berths on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot both nights.

Each feature pays a minimum of $250 to start and all Modified drivers are guaran­teed $100 a night in tow money.

IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet North­ern SportMods race for $1,000 to win and $100 to start each night. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks vie for $500 to win with $75 paid to start each night. Saturday’s Mach-1 Sport Compact feature pays $200 to win.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional and Nebraska State points will be awarded both nights.

Weekend entry fees are $130 for Modi­fieds, $70 for Stock Cars and Northern SportMods and $50 for Hobby Stocks. One-day entry fees are $80 for Modifieds, $45 for Stock Cars and SportMods, and $35 for Hobby Stocks. En­try fee for Sport Compacts is $10.

An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 for all divisions.

Gates open at 4 p.m. and rac­ing starts at 6 p.m. on Friday. Pits open at 1:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Satur­day.

Grandstand admission Friday and Satur­day is $15 for adults and $5 for kids ages 10 and under. Pit passes are $10 on Thursday and $30 on Friday and Saturday.

More information about Spring Nationals is available from promoter Toby Kruse at 515 231-5444 and at the website.

Rain date is March 16-18.