By Shawn Miller
JACKSON, Minn. – Jackson Motorplex officials have postponed the IMCA Frostbuster one week because of the recent snow accumulation as well as an impending snow storm later this week.
The marquee season-opening event during Bank Midwest Night presents the Double Down Showdown will now be contested on Saturday, May 5.
IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are on the card to compete with a unique opportunity for all divisions.
The winner’s payout in the respective main events will be doubled if 24 or more cars show up in a given class. Without the bonus, Modifieds will race for $600 to win, Stock Cars and SportMods for $500 to win, Hobby Stocks for $300 to win and Sport Compacts for $100. Those figures will double if at least two dozen drivers compete.
Pits will open at 3 p.m. with the main gates opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled for 7 p.m. with racing to follow.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students ages 13 to 18. Kids and younger get in free. Pit passes are $30 per person. All IMCA divisions will have a $10 draw fee.
There will be a test and tune session for all divisions on Thursday, May 3, from 6-9 p.m. Pit passes are $20 per person and there is no fee for grandstand admission.