Beatrice hosts rescheduled IMCA Spring Nationals March 18-19

BEATRICE, Neb. (March 7, 2022) – Spring Nationals now bring five IMCA divisions to Beatrice Speedway on Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19. 

Forecasts for inclement weather have forced track officials to postpone the 29th annual event. IMCA Modifieds race for $2,500 to win, a minimum of $250 to start and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility, while IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $1,000 to win and a minimum of $100 to start on Friday, $2,000 to win and a minimum of $200 to start on Saturday, and B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility both nights.

IMCA Northern SportMods run for $1,000 to win and $100 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win and $75 to start each night, and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $200 to win each night.

Modified drivers are guaranteed $100 a day in tow money. Entry fees, which can be mailed to the speedway at Box 753 in Beatrice, Neb., 68310, are $130 for both days or $80 for one day for Modifieds; $35 each day or $45 for one day for Stock Cars and Northern SportMods; $25 each day or $35 for one day for Hobby Stocks; and $10 for Sport Compacts.

Drivers can also go to to pre-register. 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and KMJ Performance Nebraska State points will be awarded in all divisions, along with Jet Racing Central Region points for Modifieds, EQ Cyl­inder Heads Northern Region points for Stock Cars and Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region points for Hobby Stocks.

An open practice session runs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 17. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and racing starts at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Gates open at 1 p.m. Saturday and racing starts at 4 p.m. 

Pit passes are $15 on Thursday and $30 Friday and Saturday. Grandstand admis­sion on Friday and Saturday is $20 for adults and $5 for kids ages 10 and under.

More information about Spring Nationals is available from promoter Toby Kruse at 515 231-5444.