Bilstein renews IMCA awards program for 19th season 

POWAY, Calif. – IMCA drivers in five divisions benefit from Bilstein Shocks sponsorship for a 19th consecutive season. The Poway, Calif., manufacturer has renewed a contingency program that sees nearly $8,000 in product certificates awarded to IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod drivers. “As Bilstein nears its second decade of supporting IMCA, we are more excited than ever with a full range of new shocks for nearly every class,” said Director of Motorsports-North America Scott MacDonald. “We are looking forward to continuing our championship tradition in 2017!” Top eligible drivers in each Modified region earn $350 certificates. Runners-up get $250 for second with $200 for third. Certificates to the top three eligible drivers in the two Stock Car regions will be awarded in increments of $350, $250 and $150. The top drivers three in both Hobby Stock regions and in national Northern Sport­Mod and Southern SportMod point standings receive product certificates valued at $300, $200 and $100, respectively. In addition to [Read More]

Rick Stief

Stief masters field to win first-ever Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series feature

  By Erika Palmai-Wagner BRIDGEPORT, N.J. (April 30) – Rick Stief scored his second career Racesaver 305 Sprint Car victory in the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series event Sunday at Bridgeport Speedway. Stief started fourth and took the lead on lap 14 after early race leader Ryan Stillwaggon’s engine expired while maintaining over a straightaway gap on Stief and the rest of the field. Stief then won the 20-lap feature event over Tim Tanner, Tommy Carberry, Mark Bitner and Dave Brown Jr. Nineteen IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars signed in at the back gate for their first event as a newly-sanctioned series. “I honestly had no idea that I was leading the race until I took the checkered flag and looked over at the scoreboard,” Stief admitted post-race. “I knew I was catching Ryan, but I was pretty fo­cused on maneuvering the lapped traffic I had in front of me, so I had no idea.  But I’m glad that I was finally able to win one this way, instead of losing one this way.” Stillwaggon gained the [Read More]


Allstar Performance rewards 100-plus IMCA state champions with gift cards

WATERVLIET, Mich. – Their state-best point totals will pay off for another record group of IMCA drivers this season. Allstar Performance awards gift cards to each of the more than 100 drivers in eight sanctioned divisions win­ning IMCA state championships in 2017 The Watervliet, Mich., high performance parts manufacturer gives $100 gift cards to each IMCA Modified, IMCA Late Model and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car state cham­pion. Each IMCA Rac­eSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod and Mach-1 Sport Compact state champion receives a $50 gift card. “We are pleased to continue our partnership with IMCA and look forward to working with them in the future,” said Allstar Performance Advertising Manager John Berglund. “IMCA is truly concerned with making racing affordable by utilizing sensible rules and has done a tremendous job of growing their group of racers.” Seven hundred and fifty drivers have won state titles since the IMCA program was introduced in 2000. A rec­ord 103 state champions were crowned in 2016. Gift cards will [Read More]

Sprint Nationals

Purse boosted for IMCATV-sponsored B feature at Sprint Nationals

EAGLE, Neb. – The IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals purse has increased every year since it began. In past years the main event purse on Sunday has increased. Last year it was increased to $2,500 to win and $1,250 to start for the 27th place car. Nine rows of cars will start three-wide and run for shares of a $46,700 main event purse while the “B” feature non-qualifier purse for Sunday has been increased to $1,000 for the first non-qualifier (10th place) and $500 to start, making the total non-qualifier feature purse $7,000. IMCATV is the new official 2017 B Feature Sponsor and will be doing a live broad­cast of the Sept. 1-3 IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals. Listed below is the 2017 RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Nationals purse structure. The pre-entry form, format and order of events will be available later this week.  Friday, Sept. 1 and Saturday, Sept. 2 purse (full show and pay both nights): 
1st, $700; 2nd, $500; 3rd, $400; 4th, $350; 5th, $350; 6th,  $325; 7th, $300; 8th, $295; 9th, $290; 10th, $285; [Read More]


Park Jefferson opens season with Jimmy Cole Night

JEFFERSON, S.D. – Park Jefferson Speedway will open its 2017 racing season on Saturday, April 8 with Salute to Jimmy Cole Night. Popular racer Cole is fighting cancer and this night will see Park Jefferson donate $1 from every ticket to his recovery fund. This night will also be the kickoff to the 2017 IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing season and thanks to fan donations, the IMCA Modified winner will earn $1,255 along with a berth of the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Second place in the Modified feature pays $555. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks will run for $355 to win and the Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $155 to win. Anyone interested in contributing to the opening night purse can contact promoter Rod Olson at 712 267-3278. Spectator admission will be $12 for adults, $5 for seniors 70 and over and $2 for students ages 6-16. Pit passes will be $30. The “fab five” will race the first 2 weeks before being joined by the Championship Sprint [Read More]


$1,200 top prize for IMCA RaceSaver Sprints at Lone Star Smackdown 

KILGORE, Texas – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars chase a $1,200 top check at Lone Star Speed­way’s Saturday, Feb. 11 Lone Star Sprint Smackdown. A minimum of $200 will be paid to take the green flag in the main event. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded. Tow money is $100 and there is no entry fee. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4:30 p.m. Track packing is at 5:45 p.m. with hot laps and racing to follow. Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for kids ages 6-11. Pit passes are $35. More information is available by calling 903 986-9731 and at the www.lonestarspeedway.com website.