IMCA STARS drivers racing for Texas-sized payout at inaugural Texas Mod Lite Nationals

WACO, Texas (July 7, 2022) – Heart O’ Texas Speedway rolls out the red carpet for an IMCA STARS Mod Lite special so big it could only be held in the Lone Star State. 

The winner of the inaugural Oct. 13-15 Kick-N-Back Refrigeration Texas Mod Lite Nationals earns a $10,000 share of the $33,650 main event purse that weekend at Waco. 

Runner-up pay is $5,000, with $2,000 for third and $1,500 for fourth. A minimum of $1,000 will be paid to finish in the top 10 and a minimum of $500 paid to start the 24-car feature field. 

Two long haul awards of $150 will be paid. Hard charger awards are $100 for the feature and $50 for non-qualifiers. The Joe Butler Jr. Invitational pays $500 to win, $200 for second and $100 for third through eighth place.

Entry fee is $200 for drivers registering by Sept. 5 at or $300 after that date.

Pit gates open at 6 p.m. and an open practice runs from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Gates open at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. each of the next two nights, with eight drivers locked in on Friday and 16 advancing from last-chance qualifiers on Saturday.

Top non-qualifier on Friday receives a wrap from X-treme Graphics. Other contingency sponsors include Fisher Motorsports and East Texas Awning. 

More information about the Texas Mod Lite Nationals is to be announced.