Four IMCA divisions headline five April Frostbuster dates

VINTON, Iowa (March 26, 2024) – It’s the spring version of Iowa Speedweek as four IMCA divisions travel to five different tracks for Wednesday-Sunday, April 3-7 Frostbuster specials.

Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds race for $1,000, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $750 and both Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win each night beginning at Independence Motor Speedway, with dates at Stuart Speedway, Marshalltown Speedway and Boone Speedway leading up to the finale at Benton County Speedway in Vinton.

Frostbuster champions earn the biggest share of $1,000 point funds and will be eligible for race of champions events at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.

Modified and Stock Car feature winners become eligible to qualify for their respective All-Star Invitationals.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with 6:30 p.m. hot laps and racing at 7 p.m. on April 3 at Independence and on April 4 at Stuart. Spectator admission is $20 for adults and $10 for students ages 11-17, with kids 10 and under free at both tracks.

More information is available from Independence promoter Dana Benning at 319 404-7177 and Facebook; and from Stuart boss Mike VanGenderen at 640 521-0330 and

Marshalltown opens the pit gates at 4:30 p.m. on April 5. The grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m., hot laps are at 6:45 p.m. and racing is at 7:30 p.m. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $15 for veterans and seniors, $15 for students 11-17 and free for 10 and under.

Additional information is available from Marshalltown promoter Jerry Vansickel at 515 231-4046. The track website is

On April 6, Boone opens the pits at 2 p.m. and the stands at 3 p.m. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing is at 5 p.m. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $15 for students 11-17 and 10 and under get in free.

More information is posted at

Pit gates open at 3 p.m. for the April 7 show at Vinton, with hot laps at 4:30 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m. Front gate Admission is $18 for adults, $16 for veterans and seniors, $5 for kids 6-12 and free for five and under.

Questions can be directed to Rick Dripps at 319 230-5566. The track website is

Adult pit passes are $35 and nightly entry fees are $30 for Modifieds, $25 for Stock Cars and $20 for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing national, Razor Chassis North Central, EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and B & B Racing Chassis Northern region, and Iowa state points will be awarded each night.

Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compacts are also on race cards at Indee, Stuart, Marshalltown and Vinton.

Open practice sessions will be held April 2 at both Independence and Marshalltown.

IMCA.TV broadcasts the Independence, Stuart, Boone and Benton County Frostbusters.

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