LINCOLN, Neb. – Three IMCA rookies of the year will look to continue their on-track success in 2019 compliments of Friesen Performance.
Modified rookie of the year Jeffrey Abbey received a 604 crate engine while Hobby Stock rookie of the year Adam Ayers and Northern SportMod rookie of the year Brandon Setser both earned 602 crates.
Also the top rookie in the Razor Chassis South Central Region, Abbey won 11 features and was 16th in the national points race. He was the track champion at Southern Oklahoma Speedway and the Oklahoma State champion.
Ayers also led the way in the Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region rookie standings. He was a three-time feature winner and qualified for the main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.
Setser won two features and was track champion at Davenport Speedway.
In addition to completing IMCA rookie of the year requirements, drivers in all three divisions must have displayed a Friesen logo on their race car to be eligible for the crate engine award.
“The outstanding relationship we have with Chevrolet Performance is strengthened by great dealers like Friesen Chevrolet,” noted IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder, “and the engines they award annually go to very deserving first-year drivers in their respective divisions. It is a great program made possible by great people.”