US 36, Bethany open with IMCA points, spectators

OSBORN, Mo. – US 36 Raceway will open May 8 and Bethany Speedway on May 9 with all IMCA points awarded both nights.

“Response has already been great and we’re expecting tremendous car counts both Friday and Saturday,” said promoter Jon Boller Jr. 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, E3 Spark Plugs Missouri State and track points will be given for IMCA Modified, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod divisions at both Friday and Saturday shows. Central and North Central Region points will be available to Modified drivers.

Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 6 p.m., hot laps are at approximately 7:30 p.m. with racing to follow. 

Social distancing guidelines will be maintained in both the pit area and grandstand; track officials will ask each team to stay within their respective pit area and that everyone attending wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering. 

Drivers are also asked to pre-register through MyRacePass or the track website. Pit passes are $35 while grandstand admission is $15 for adults and free for kids ages 12 and under.

Racing both nights will be broadcast by Speed Shift TV. 

An open practice session is also planned Saturday, May 2 at Osborne from 2-8 p.m. Pit gates open at 1 p.m. Pit passes will be $25 and the grandstands will be closed. 

Questions about the season-opening weekend can be directed to Boller at 816 752-3645.