Weekly racing, Benton County Fair highlight busy week at The Bullring

VINTON, Iowa (June 14, 2022) – A full schedule is in store for race fans at Benton County Speedway. Weekly racing on Sunday, plus opening night of the Benton County Fair Thursday will offer a double-dose of oval track action.

Prior to Benton County Fair festivities, IMCA weekly racing will continue on Father’s Day Sunday, June 19.

Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds presented by KISS Country 96.5, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Vermedahl Logistics, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compacts, and INEX Legends presented by Legends.Direct will all be back in action Sunday.

Weekly racing will also kick off grandstand entertainment for the Benton County Fair Thursday, June 23. Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts are on the card Thursday night and will be joined by the American Iron Racing Series (A.I.R.S.) cars.

All applicable IMCA points, including track points, will be awarded for the weekly divisions competing Thursday night. The standard invert will be used for qualifying. 

Stock Cars and Legends are not scheduled to compete Thursday.

Standard weekly admission prices will be in effect for the Sunday, June 19 program. That evening adult grandstand admission is $13, seniors and veterans $11, and kids 6-14 $5. Ages five and under will be admitted free if accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30.

Both grandstand and pit gate will open at 4 p.m. Sunday, with hot laps at 5:30 and racing at 6.

Grandstand admission for Thursday’s fair event is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and veterans, and $5 for ages 6-14. Ages five and under will be admitted free if accompanying a paid adult. 

Pit passes are $30 Thursday.

Gates open at 5 p.m. Thursday, with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7.

The latest speedway news is available on the track’s Facebook page @BCSBullRing or the track web site BCSBullRing.com.

Sunday and Thursday weekly racing programs will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.

No events are scheduled for Sunday, June 26. Officials are leaving that date open as a possible rain date for fair events affected by weather.