Eagle Raceway primed for sixth annual IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals

EAGLE, Neb. – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car teams from across the country will head to Eagle Raceway for the Aug. 30-Sept. 2 RaceSaver Nationals.

The sixth annual event concludes with a $2,500 to win, $1,250 to start main event. Entries are again expected to surpass the 100 mark for the biggest RaceSaver show of the season.

“The growth of not only the RaceSaver division itself but the participation at RaceSaver Nationals is something to behold,” said Eagle Promoter Roger Hadan. “The car count continues to surpass any other Sprint Car race in the country and the number of fans who come to America’s Home Track every Labor Day Weekend grows annually as well.”

Drivers can go to the www.eagleraceway.com website to pre-register and receive a free, reserved pit stall now, at a cost of $15. Registration after Aug. 23 is $50 and does not include a pit stall.

All RaceSaver Nationals drivers must be licensed IMCA members and are required to have competed at a minimum of three IMCA sanctioned RaceSaver events prior to the Labor Day Weekend.

Qualifying features on Aug. 30 and Sept. 1 both pay $700 to win while the top prize for Saturday’s Jake Ita Memorial race is $1,000.

Tech inspection starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. An open practice starts at 6 p.m. and precedes race of champions qualifying.

The front nine cars qualify on Friday. Rows four through six will be set on Saturday before the Jake Ita Memorial Race of Champions main event.

Sunday starts with an 11 a.m. dodgeball tournament benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Last-chance features complete the feature field of 27 with the IMCA Sprint Car RaceSaver Nationals main event to follow.

Pit passes are $15 on Thursday and $25 each night Friday & Saturday. Sunday pit passes are $30. Discounted 3 day pit passes are available for $75.

Adult grandstand admission is $13 on Friday, $15 on Satur­day and $18 on Sunday. Kids ages 6-12 are $5 and five and under get in free each night.

A three-day grandstand pass is $40 and can be purchased online or by calling the Eagle Raceway office at 402 238-2595.

RaceSaver Nationals is presented by Precise Racing Products.

Also on the weekend card will be IMCA Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. Pre-registration is not required in any of those divisions.