IMCA Modified stars shine at Hancock County specials

BRITT, Iowa – Three very rich nights of racing give the stars of the IMCA Modified division the opportunity to shine at Hancock County Speedway.

The Thursday, Aug. 9 Night of 1,000 Stars at Britt pays a guaranteed $3,500 to win and $300 to start, plus a bonus of $1,000 to the leader at halfway and another $1,000 if the winner has perfect attendance at Britt this season.

The Night of 10,000 Stars on Friday, Aug. 10 sports a $7,000 top check, plus $1,000 bonuses to the halfway leader, for perfect attendance and for having won on Thursday as well. A minimum of $400 will be paid to start that main event.

And the Saturday, Aug. 11 Bob Shryock Memorial All Stars pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $500 to start. The evening’s Kody King Motorsports All Star Dash features 16 cars in a 10-lap $500 to win, $100 to start race.

Thirty cars start three-wide in 50-lappers on Thursday and Friday. Twenty-four cars take the green in Saturday’s 40-lapper.

All three events are draw/redraw, are qualifiers for the 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central Region and Iowa State points will be awarded each night. Entry fee for each event is $100 if paid by Aug. 3 or $130 after that date.

The 24th annual Night of 1,000 Stars is sponsored by Doug Studer Farms and Brakke Implement. Also running will be Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for $750 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $600 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win. Track officials are pleased to announce that the first 100 Modified or Northern Sport Mod drivers through the gates that evening will receive a complimentary pit pass compliments of MaxYield Cooperative in partnership with Corteva Agriscience.

Completing the Friday card are Stock Cars vying for $750 to win and Northern SportMods and Hobby Stocks, both in $500 to win features. Corteva Agriculture sponsors the sixth annual Night of 10,000 Stars.

Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m. and racing follows 6:30 p.m. hot laps Thursday and Friday.

Top prize for the Stock Cars on Saturday is $600. SportMods and Hobbies both race for $500 to win.

The Shryock Memorial is sponsored by Lake Mills Motor Sports. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing follows 6 p.m. hot laps.

National and state points will be given to Stocks, Hobbies and SportMods, with regional points as well for the Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks.

Grandstand admission each night is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, veterans and students, and free for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $30.

More information about all three events is available at the website.