Modified Madness on Memorial Weekend at U.S. 36 Raceway

OSBORN, Mo. – Modified Madness is set for Friday, May 22 at U.S. 36 Raceway and the three IMCA divisions running have an increased payout for this special event. 

IMCA Modifieds headline the program, along with the Wayne Hicks Memorial Shootout for the Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars. 

Modifieds are racing for $1,066 to win and $125 to start their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. The Wayne Hicks Memorial Shootout pays $1,066 to win and $100 start. To add to the fun, the Sprint Cars are racing for $750 to win and $150 to start. 

As drivers prepare for race day, they will hit a track that has seen some change over the last week. With special thanks to Shaw Excavating, U.S. 36 Raceway has seen a complete makeover during the course of the week. In an effort to provide a better racing surface for both drivers and fans, the Shaw Excavating crew has helped with a complete reworking of the high banks. 

Pit gates open at 4 p.m. The grandstands open at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:30 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and military and children 12 and younger are free. Pit passes are $35.

U.S. 36 Raceway encourages teams to register ahead of time if they have not already done so for this season. Online registration is available at In addition, social distancing guidelines are still in effect at the track for both teams and fans. Those guidelines can be viewed at

Modified Madness is presented by Miller Light. Also, a special thanks to the Hicks Family in presenting the Wayne Hicks Memorial SportMod Shootout.