Stuart’s IMCA Stock Car Whole Hog 50 winner earns $5,000; Modifieds, Northern SportMods both race for $1,000 each night

STUART, Iowa (May 24, 2022) – The winner of Karl Chevrolet of Stuart International Speedway’s Whole Hog 50 special for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars takes home the bacon May 29-30.

Top prize is $5,000 while the minimum paid to start the second annual event has been increased this year from $400 to $500. The Whole Hog 50 winner also becomes an automatic qualifier for the B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational. 

Heat races and qualifying features for Stock Cars are on Sunday, with all drivers making an ‘A’ main. Stock Cars will run heat races and last-chance qualifiers to complete their starting grid on Memorial Day. 

Friesen Performance IMCA Modified features both days pay $1,000 to win with Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility at stake as well. Top prize for the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods is now $1,000 each day. 

Sunday’s IMCA STARS Mod Lite feature pays $500 to win with Yoshimura bonuses of $250, $150 and $100 paid to top three eligible drivers. Mach-1 Sport Compacts race for $200 to win on Sunday while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $400 to win on Monday. 

Purse amounts will increase with additional sponsor contributions. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and KMJ Performance State points will be awarded. 

Pit gates open at 4 p.m. both days with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing to follow. Pit passes are $30. 

Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $7 for students and free for kids ages eight and under. 

More information is available from promoter Mike Van Genderen at 641 521-0330 and on Facebook.

Both programs will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.