Early entries top 110 for IMCA Harris Clash at Deer Creek Speedway

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. – More than 110 IMCA Modified and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod drivers are now entered for the history-making Harris Clash.

Deer Creek Speedway hosts the 27th annual event next Tuesday, Aug. 7. Modifieds will race for $3,000 to win, Northern SportMods for $1,000 to win when the first-ever IMCA-sanc­tioned event is held at the Spring Valley, Minn., oval.

The Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Minnesota State points are at stake for both divisions.

Modifieds also earn Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points. The 61 drivers now pre-entered in that division are:

Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Chad Andersen, Fort Calhoun, Neb.; J.D. Auringer, Waterloo, Iowa; Josh Barta, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Jacob Bleess, Chatfield; Jeff Bodendorfer Jr., Waterford, Wis.; Chris Bragg, Springtown, Texas; Jason Brees, Meriden, Iowa; Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa, Iowa; Rob Charapata, Green Bay, Wis.; Clayton Christensen, Spencer, Iowa; and Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, Iowa.

Eric Dailey, Armstrong, Iowa; Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; Darin Duffy, Urbana, Iowa; Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.; Chase Ellingson, Ackley, Iowa; Josh Foster, Fertile, Iowa; Richie Gustin, Gilman, Iowa; Clint Hatlestad, Glencoe; Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.; Jacob Hobscheidt, Plattsmouth, Neb.; Jesse Hoeft, Forest City, Iowa; and Scott Hogan, Vinton, Iowa.

Mat Hollerich, Good Thunder; Jeff Ignaszewski, Wells; Jeff James, Stanton, Iowa; Aaron Johnson, Brainerd; Billy Kendall, Baxter; Eddie Lemay Jr., Beaver Dam, Wis.; Tyler Limoges, Redwood Falls; Dalton Magers, Redwood Falls; Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; Mike Mashl, DePere, Wis.; Dan Menk, Franklin; Nick Meyer, Whittemore, Iowa; and Jeremy Mills, Garner, Iowa.

Clay Money, Penokee, Kan.; Brian Mullen, Seymour, Wis.; Mike Mullen, Seymour, Wis.; Jacob Murray, Hartford, Iowa; Mark Noble, Blooming Prairie; Jay Noteboom, Hinton, Iowa; Scott Olson, Blairsburg, Iowa; Toby Patchen, Isanti; Chad Porter, Madison Lake; Steve Reynolds, Springfield, S.D.; Joel Rust, Grundy Center, Iowa; and Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa.

Jesse Skalicky, Fargo, N.D.; Jeremy Smith, Luverne; Jon Snyder, Ames, Iowa; Jesse Sobbing, Malvern, Iowa; Todd Stinehart, Waseca; Kevin Sustaire, Emory, Texas; Wade Taylor, Spring Creek, Nev.; Ricky Thornton Jr., Clive, Iowa; Andy Tiernan, Madrid, Iowa; Jake Timm, Minnesota City; Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz.; and Tony Wedelstadt, New London, Wis.

The 52 pre-entered SportMod drivers include:

John Albrecht, Glencoe; Joshua Appel, Mason City, Iowa; Eric Bassett, Mankato; Tim Bergerson, Eagle Lake; Jared Boumeester, Waseca; Ethan Braaksma, Newton, Iowa; Tyler Bragg, Springtown, Texas; Nicholas Carpenter, Leavenworth, Kan.; Brayton Carter, Oskaloosa, Iowa; Jeff Carter, Mapleton; Rocky Caudle, Ellsworth, Iowa; Ben Chapman, Clarence, Iowa; and Nate Chodur, Lake Mills, Iowa.

Taylor Elliott, Webster City, Iowa; Colby Fett, Algona, Iowa; John Foreman, Hospers, Iowa; Kyle Hanson, Williston, N.D.; Kelly Henderson, Minot, N.D.; Andrew Inman, Mason City, Iowa; Vern Jackson, Waterloo, Iowa; Mike Kennedy, Madison Lake; Rick Kretschmann, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.; Luke Krogh, Dickinson, N.D.; Jeremiah LaDue, Trenton, N.D.; Lucas Lamberies, Clintonville, Wis.; and Jeff Lloyd, LeCenter

Johnathon Logue, Boone, Iowa; Tara Longnecker, Boone, Iowa; Hunter Longnecker, Woodward, Iowa; Greg Magsam, Shawano, Wis.; Jake McBirnie, Boone, Iowa; Doug McCollough, Webster City, Iowa; Thomas Nelson Jr., Aurora, Colo.; George Nordman, Mason City, Iowa; Jared Nytroe, Brandon, S.D.; Kyle Olson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Justin Remus, New Ulm; Tony Rialson, Cottonwood; and Cory Rose, Boone, Iowa.

And Jake Sachau, Denison, Iowa; Brian Schrage, Cresco, Iowa; Austin Schrage, Cresco, Iowa; Alex Schubbe, North Mankato; Doug Smith, Lanesboro, Iowa; Jeff Steenbergen, Watertown, Wis.; Ben Stockton, Kansas, City, Mo.; Jared Van Deest, Holland, Iowa; Travis VandenTop, Rock Rapids, Iowa; Andy Voigt, Beaver Dam, Wis.; Bill Wegner, Armstrong, Iowa; Nate Whitehurst, Mason City, Iowa; and Sam Wieben, Dysart, Iowa.

Late entry fees are $100 for Modifieds and $70 for Northern SportMods.

Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4 p.m. on race day at Spring Valley. Hot laps and the drivers’ meeting precede racing at 7 p.m.

Grandstand admission is $20 for adults and $5 for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for students ages 6-15 and $5 for kids ages five and under.

More information about the Harris Clash, presented by Asgrow/DeKalb Seeds, is available on the www.harrisclash.com and www.deercreekspeedway.com websites.

The Harris Clash will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.