Big money, great cause highlight August 1 program at Benton County Speedway

VINTON, Iowa – The final month of weekly points racing at Benton County Speedway will kick off in grand fashion Sunday, August 1. Increased prize money in all five weekly divisions highlight Racing for Autism Night at The Bullring.

A $1,250 winner’s share and a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying berth are on the line in the KISS Country 96.5 IMCA Modifieds. A cool $1,000 will go to the winner of the Karl Kustoms IMCA Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company.

IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Albert Auto Service will compete for $750-to-win and a B&B Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifying berth. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks presented by Kwik Star race for $500-to-win. 

Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compacts presented by Auto Crafters vie for a $300 winner’s share.

IMCA State, Regional, National, as well as track points will be awarded in the draw/redraw show, which will also award $25 to all heat race winners. There is no entry fee.

Gates open at 4 p.m. Sunday, with hot laps at 5:30 and racing at 6.

Grandstand admission is $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and veterans, and $5 for ages 6-14. Kids ages five and under will be admitted free if accompanied by a paid adult. Adults pit passes are $30 each. Pit passes for ages 13 and under are $15.

Door prizes will be given away throughout the night and a raffle will also be held.

The races will be broadcast on IMCA.TV.

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