IMCA Modified stars will shine at Aug. 8-10 Hancock County Speedway specials

BRITT, Iowa – The stars of the IMCA Modified galaxy shine on three consecutive rich nights of racing at Hancock County Speedway.

The Night of 1,000 Stars on Thursday, Aug. 8 pays a guaranteed $3,500 to win and $250 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.

Winning the Night of 10,000 Stars on Friday, Aug. 9 pays $7,000, plus $1,000 bonuses to the halfway leader, for perfect attendance and for having won on Thursday as well. A minimum of $300 will be paid to start that main event. 

And the Saturday, Aug. 10 Bob Shryock Memorial All Stars pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $250 to start. 

Thirty cars start three-wide in 50-lap main events 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 2020 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 E3 Spark Plugs Iowa State points will be awarded each night.

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.

The 25th annual Night of 1,000 Stars is sponsored by IMT Transport Inc. Also running will be Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $750 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win.

Completing the Friday card are Northern SportMods running for $1,500 to win, Stock Cars for $1,000 to win and Hobby Stocks for $500 to win. Corteva Agriculture sponsors the seventh 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 $1,000. 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 each to Stocks, Hobbies and SportMods, with regional points as well for the Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks.

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