World IMCA Stock Car Championship is next at Batesville

BATESVILLE, Ark. – The top-paying IMCA Sunoco Stock Car event in the world takes The Class Too Tough To Tame to Batesville Motor Speedway for the $50,000 to win World IMCA Stock Car Championship Oct. 13-16.

Presented and broadcast by IMCA.TV, the inaugural event will start 30 cars and boasts a main event purse of $125,000 with $15,000 paid to the runner-up, $10,000 for third, $5,000 for fourth, $3,000 for fifth and a minimum of $1,500 to start.

The top two drivers from each of 15 heat races transfer to nightly ‘A’ features Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with the top nine from those races advancing to the Saturday main event. 

Third and fourth place drivers, fifth and sixth place drivers and seventh and eighth place drivers transfer to nightly “B,” “C” and “D” features to race for points. 

The pit gate opens at 2 p.m. Wednesday and at 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. each night. 

Entry fees are $250 if paid by Oct. 1 or $350 after that date using the pulldown on the track website, 

Pit passes are $35 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and $40 on Saturday. A week-long pit pass is $130. 

Grandstand admission is $15 on Wednesday and Thursday, $20 on Friday and $25 on Saturday. 

The Tuesday, Oct. 12 practice session runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Pit passes are $20. 

More information is available by calling 870 613-1337 and at the website.