Clay County, Fairmont dates are next for IMCA Dirt Knights

SPENCER, Iowa (Aug. 2) – IMCA Modifieds will be on the road to Clay County Fair Speedway for round six of the Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Tour.

The Monday, Aug. 5 feature pays $1,500 to win and is a qualifying event for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.

Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. at Spencer, hometown of series title sponsor Arnold Motor Supply. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults and free for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $30 for adults and $15 for minors.  

Also running are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $1,200 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both for $800 to win and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $300 to win.

Sunday’s The Knight Before program at Spencer is also sponsored by Hahn Roofing and boasts a $1,500 to win, All-Star ballot qualifying feature for the Modifieds.

Dirt Knights history will be made on Wednesday, Aug. 7 when the 10th annual tour travels to Fairmont Race­way for its first event in Minnesota.

The Bob Shryock Memorial feature for Modifieds totes a $1,500 top check and an All-Star ballot berth. Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks, Northern SportMods and Sport Compacts complete the card.

Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. with racing to follow.

Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $12 for students ages 13-17 and kids 12 and under are free when accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30

Both the Spencer and Fairmont Dirt Tour programs will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.

Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Tour top 20 point standings – 1. Richie Gustin, Gilman 198; 2. Joel Rust, Grundy Center, 174; 3. Kelly Shryock, Fertile, 160; 4. Kyle Brown, Madrid, 141; 5. Kollin Hibdon, Pahrump, Nev., 139; 6. Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif., 136; 7. Corey Dripps, Rein­beck, 130; 8. Brock Bauman, Eureka, Ill., 111; 9. Al Hejna, Clear Lake, 106; 10. Chris Abel­son, Sioux City, 101; 11. Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif., 95; 12. Travis Hatcher, Honey Creek, 88; 13. Cody Bauman, Eureka, Ill., 87; 14. Jeremy Mills, Britt, 77; 15. Josh Most, Red Oak, 73; 16. Al Bohlman, Isanti, Minn., 72; 17. Ricky Thornton Jr., Adel, and Ryan Ruter, Clear Lake, both 70; 19. Derrick Stewart, Ainsworth, 69; 20. Austin Wolf, Algona, 68.