BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – The 2016 Northern SportMod champion begins his drive for a bookend IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s trophy from the outside of the front row Saturday night. Doug Smith reeled in longtime leader Chad Briese on the 18th of 25 laps and edged away from the rest of the field for the Wednesday qualifying feature victory. Briese held on for second. Lining up behind the front pair in the big show will be third through eighth place finishers Alec Fett, 15th starting Daniel Fellows, 25th starting Anthony Kobus, J.J. Baumli, Ethan Braaksma and Brandon Dale. Tony Olson was disqualified from a transfer spot for illegal valve springs. Also the runner-up in 2013, Smith will make his career seventh Saturday night start. The other seven Wednesday qualifiers all are in the big dance for the first time. Qualifying feature results – 1. Doug Smith, Lake City; 2. Chad Briese, Albion, Neb.; 3. Alec fett, Thompson; 4. Daniel Fellows, Keokuk; 5. Anthony Kobus, David City, Neb.; 6. J.J. Baumli, Lathrop, [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – A regular in the main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will make his career seventh Saturday night start from the front of the outside row. Jason Kohl raced from eighth starting to the lead on just the sixth of 25 laps in winning the qualifying feature postponed from Tuesday. He dueled with Eric Stanton, who exited with a flat tire, before winning in front of Brandon Cox. Rounding out the top eight and also advancing to the outside row were 24th starting Zach Olmstead, 19th starting Tyson Overton, 21st starting Benji Irvine, 28th starting Gary Pesicka, 14th starting Eric Gillette and 20th starting Tathan Burkhart. Irvine is now a six-time main event qualifier. Overton and Pesicka both made it in the fourth time, Cox, Olmstead, Gillette and Burkhart each the first. Qualifying feature results – 1. Jason Kohl, Missouri Valley; 2. Brandon Cox, Norwalk; 3. Zach Olmstead, Overton, Neb.; 4. Tyson Overton, Carlisle; 5. Benji Irvine, Oelwein; 6. Gary Pesicka, Burt; 7. Eric Gillette, [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – With the rain ending, track preparation will be starting on the racing surface at Boone Speedway Wednesday afternoon. Approximately three hours will be needed to get the track race-ready. Tuesday’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program will be completed first, with Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock qualifying features and race of champions heats for both divisions. The complete Stock Car program will follow immediately, with the scheduled Modified program moved to Thursday beginning at 8 a.m. Pit gates open and both divisions will draw today beginning at 3 p.m. No additional Modifieds will be allowed in the pit area until Thursday morning. All Stock Car haulers not already in the pit area are required to enter via the north entrance of the speedway; Hobby Stock and SportMod haulers should enter the speedway grounds using the west entrance off Story Street.
BOONE, Iowa – Drivers, crew members and race fans attending Super Nationals are reminded that ATVs and 4-wheelers are not allowed on public streets in Boone. While they can be used to get from point A to point B on the Boone Speedway grounds, driving them elsewhere in tow can and most likely will result in a citation and fine.