Top IMCA rookies, special events drivers contending for Dynamic Drivelines awards 

DES MOINES, Iowa – First-year drivers are among the beneficiaries of contingency awards from second-year IMCA sponsor Dynamic Drivelines again this season. The Des Moines, Iowa, manufacturer gives steel drive shafts to national IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod rookies of the year. Both the national IMCA Late Model and the Deery Brothers Summer Series rookie of the year receive carbon fiber drive shafts. All rookie awards will be presented during the national banquet in November. Dynamic Drivelines also gives $50 gift certificates to designated place finishers at 90 Modified, Late Model, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and SportMod special events this season. Those awards will be mailed from the IMCA home office within a week after official race results are received. “We are very excited to continue our partnership with IMCA,” said Dynamic Drivelines owner Mike Bennett. “The IMCA rookie awards are a great way to introduce our products to the drivers just coming up in the IMCA program, allowing us [Read More]


Sprint Series of Oklahoma makes first visit to Elk City Speedway on Saturday 

By David Smith Jr. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Sprint Series of Oklahoma presented by Smiley’s Racing Prod­ucts will venture into uncharted territory this coming Saturday night as it makes the first of two appearances of the season at Elk City Speedway in Elk City. The western Oklahoma track will be the sixth different venue for the second-year IMCA Rac­eSaver Sprint Car series that has also seen different winners in the last six races held dating back to last season. Touring regulars expected to compete include Joe Wood Jr., Chad Koch and Andy Shouse, all drivers who have reached victory lane thus far this season. Also expected are Jake Martens, Loyd Clevenger, Shayla Waddell, Cody Whitworth, Blake Dac­cus, Blake Scott, Ty Williams, Brandon Anderson, Tristan Oakes and Jerry Jumper. A strong cast of rookie of the year contenders includes Dillon Laden, Justin Fisk, Steven She­bester, Stan Constant, Josh Toho and Justin Mowery. Close to 30 drivers from Oklahoma and North Texas are expected. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with race time scheduled for 8 [Read More]


Wolla dominates IMCA Modifieds at Dacotah

MANDAN, N.D. (May 5) – Jason Wolla was dominant in winning Friday’s season-opening feature for IMCA Modifieds at Dacotah Speedway. Pole sitter Jason Wolla and defending track champion Marlyn Seidler battled for the lead early before Wolla pulled away as Jeremy Keller passed Travis Hagen for third and reeled in Seidler for second. Not even lapped traffic could slow down Wolla as he quickly negotiated his way through the slower cars. Wolla led all 25 laps to win ahead of Keller and Seidler. Hagen held off Spencer Wilson for fourth. Jason Berg was the Mach-1 Sport Compact winner.


Anderson aces Heartland Park Hobbies

TOPEKA, Kan. (May 7) – Heartland Park Topeka saw its first repeat winner of the season on Sunday night and the feat was accomplished by the winningest driver in the IMCA Hobby Stock division. Shannon Anderson is a six-time national champion and is closing in on 300 career wins in the class. He has made the long haul from Des Moines to Topeka for both races this season. He is quickly becoming a fan favorite and he is making it worth his while to attend each and every Sunday night. Anderson started off eighth in the main event and it took just a few laps to get up alongside leader Alex Boyden. Anderson capitalized when Boyden began having mechanical issues and took away the top spot. Tyler Hinrichs gave chase but Anderson, in just a short time, has become a master of Heartland Park Topeka’s Dirt Track. He sped off from the competition and picked up his second win of the season in as many races. Steven Bowers Jr. was the IMCA Modified winner and [Read More]


IMCA Late Model win at Dubuque goes to Callahan 

By Jerry Mackey DUBUQUE, Iowa (May 7) – Joel Callahan took to the top side of the track in winning Sunday’s 25-lap Out Pace Racing Products IMCA Late Model feature at Dubuque Speedway. Callahan held off a strong finishing Jeremiah Hurst. Luke Goedert crossed under the checkers in third ahead of Joe Zrostlik. Austin Moyer drove his no. 1M Merfeld Brothers Automotive IMCA Modified to an impressive win in the 20-lap feature. Moyer took the comfortable win ahead of Mark Schulte and Matt Gansen. Troy Bauer scored the 15-lap GSI Collision Specialists IMCA Northern SportMod feature win. Bauer overcame some early season misfortunes on Sunday night with the victory. Ryan Duhme ran second ahead of Mark Maas. A very swift racing program was held on a near perfect race track. The final checkered flag of the night flew right at 8:30. p.m.

Deery Brothers Summer Series
Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Quad City Speedway hosts Mother’s Day Deery Series show

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (May 9) – A Mother’s Day show at Quad City Speedway is next on the schedule for the Deery Brothers Summer Series. Touring IMCA Late Models race for $2,000 to win and a minimum $300 to start their Sunday, May 14 main event at East Moline. Tour rookie Jake Neal of Omaha, Neb., leads the point standings heading into the sixth series event of the season. Luke Goedert of Guttenberg, Iowa, is in second, two points off the pace and just nine points separate the first and fifth place drivers. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Hot laps are at 5:15 p.m. with racing to follow. Box seating is $18 while other spectator admission is $15 for adults, $8 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30. Also running are IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. All applicable points, including local track, will be awarded in all three IMCA divisions. More information is available by calling 309 [Read More]


Harris handles IMCA Stock Car foes at Raceway Park

By Bob Coney JEFFERSON, S.D. (May 7) – New drivers hit victory lane in all five divisions Sunday at Raceway Park. The Casey’s General Store IMCA Stock Car feature had some of the best action of the evening with Ryan Harris coming out on top of a long battle with Jason Ward. Behind the duo of Harris and Ward, Greg Taylor took the third finishing position followed by Jeff Atkins. The Total Motors IMCA Modifieds saw Bob Moore roll out to a 10-car lead in the early laps that he would hold all the way to the checkered flag, with opening week winner Chris Abelson taking the runner-up spot. Rusty Montagne was the KCAU9 IMCA Northern SportMod winner and Tony Fetterman topped the CarQuest IMCA Hobby Stocks. Tyler Thompson paced the Z98 IMCA Sport Compacts.


Bischoff battles Wauge for IMCA Modified win at Southern Oregon 

WHITE CITY, Ore. (May 6) – Making an impressive charge from ninth starting, Monte Bischoff kicked off the 2017 season in style with his 25-lap IMCA Modified victory Saturday night at Southern Oregon Speedway. Once Bischoff gained the lead, he had to hold off the constant threat of seven-time and defending champion Mark Wauge to earn the victory. Wauge had his car hooked up on the bottom, but that was where Bischoff was running.  Wauge kept looking, but Bischoff came off the corners just a bit stronger.  This went on for the final 12 laps as Bischoff held on for the win. Taking the lead from Willie McFall following a lap seven restart, Jorddon Braaten went on to score the victory in the 25-lap Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod main event. 2016 champion Mike Medel’s charge to the front fell just short as he finished second.


Foster is first in Sunset Speedway Park opener

By Ben Deatherage BANKS, Ore. (May 6) – After the entire month of April was cancelled due to constant rain show­ers Sunset Speedway Park finally was able to record the first race of 2017 on Saturday. Bubba Foster opened up his winning account in his first SSP appearance of the campaign in the Budweiser IMCA Modified ranks. Shane Mills was the runner-up while Todd Newton, Kristi Somers and Craig Cassell completed the top five.


Winebarger gets Willamette win 

By Ben Deatherage LEBANON, Ore. (May 6) – The IMCA Modified ranks saw domination from Collen Winebarger Saturday at Willamette Speedway. The Corbett chauffeur took off with the coveted top spot and never looked back. It was Winebarger’s first Modified victory in 2017 at Willamette. Bricen James was second with John Campos behind him in third. The balance of the top five included Brad Martin and Dustin Cady.