Top billing for IMCA Modifieds at Beatrice Octoberfest special

BEATRICE, Neb. – IMCA Modifieds get top billing at Beatrice Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17 Octoberfest.     

The opening night qualifying feature pays $1,000 to win and sends the top four finishers to Saturday’s $2,000 to win Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying main event.

Minimum start money in both races is $200 and entry fee is $50 each day.     

IMCA Sunoco Late Models race for $1,000 to win each night, MCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods race for $500 and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $200.     

Entry fees each night are $25 for the Late Models, Stocks, Hobbies and SportMods, and $20 for the Sport Compacts.

Gates open at 4 p.m. and the draw closes at 6 p.m. Friday. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. On Saturday, gates open at 3 p.m. and the draw closes at 5:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 6:30 p.m.     

Pit passes are $30 each night.  

An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Pit passes are $10.     

More information about Octoberfest is available from promoter Toby Kruse at 515 231-5444, by calling the track hotline at 402 228-2264 or the speedway office at 402 223-3158, and at the website.