BAKER, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2022) – IMCA Speedweek returns to Florida in 2023 and Friesen Performance IMCA Modified drivers can now go to www.theclashonthecoast.com to register for the inaugural tour.
Presented by IMCA.TV, the Clash on the Coast pays $1,000 to win each night and opens with Feb. 27 and 28 features at Northwest Florida Speedway in Baker, then travels to Southern Raceway in Milton for March 3 and 4 shows.
Clash on the Coast winners become eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, while second place each night pays $900, third pays $800, fourth pays $700 and fifth pays $600. Nightly purses total $7,500 with a minimum of $100 paid to start and $50 tow.
Drivers competing all four nights are eligible for shares of a $10,000 point fund. The top driver in points earns $2,500 with $1,500 for second and $1,000 for third. Finishing in the top 20 in points will be good for a minimum of $200.
Entry fee each night is $25 with IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Dirt Works Eastern Region and Florida State points to be awarded.
Practice nights will be Sunday, Feb. 26 at Baker and Thursday, March 2 at Milton – no hot lap sessions will be held any race night – with drivers getting a day off to enjoy Florida with the family on Wednesday, March 1.
More information about the Clash on the Coast is available from tour promoter Peyton Taylor at 870 805-0727.
“We opened registration yesterday and got our first six entries, each representing a different state … Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin, as well as Florida,” said Taylor. “I thought that was neat.”