Brett, Kelly and Paul
2021 Super Nationals

Shryock shines on B & B All-Star Stock Car Invitational stage at IMCA Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 9) – Kelly Shryock won his 500th career feature race earlier in the season.  He won another of what has quickly become one of IMCA’s most prestigious events Thursday night. Shryock led the last nine times round the track, catching race-long leader Dusty Van Horn on his way to topping the inaugural B & B Racing Chassis Stock Car All-Star Invitational at Boone Speedway. Winning the newest event of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled By Casey’s was good for $1,000, plus another $225 in lap money and a powder coated chassis valued at $6,550 courtesy of B & B Racing Chassis. “What can you say about winning a chassis race?” Shryock asked post-race. “Paul (B & B owner Burger) has been great in his support of the Stock Car division and with this race. Hopefully we can get it put together, come back to Boone and win with it again next year.” Chanse Hollatz ran second the last three laps. Van Horn, 23rd starting Dallon Murty and Jesse Sobbing rounded out the [Read More]

Wade Aunger
2021 Super Nationals

Australian Aunger adds distinct accent to Super Nationals coverage

BOONE, Iowa – Wade Aunger’s announcing career and his Methanol Moonshine business bring the dynamic Aussie to Boone Speedway and the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s for the first time. Co-creator of exclusively branded Booneshine, bottled in Spencer and available to drivers and fans alike throughout the 39th annual Super Nationals, Aunger’s distinct accent and Down Under vernacular entertain Boone Speedway fans and IMCA.TV viewers alike while he splits time between driver interviews in the infield as well as in the ‘commentary box’ with event announcers Jerry Vansickle and Ryan Clark.  “I forget I’m talking differently. It’s only when I look up and I see the confused faces that I remember I don’t talk like everyone else,” said Aunger, who quickly popularized the phrase Boone Shakalaka. “I love all the people who are part of this event, from the drivers to the TV people to the people who take the tickets. The characters are what make our sport.” “I love working with Jerry and Ryan, too. I’ve worked with a lot of other announcers and [Read More]

2021 Super Nationals

Starting field set for B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Time trial qualifying Wednesday night filled the field for Thursday’s inaugural B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Stock Car Invitational at Boone Speedway. Advancing from their late-night qualifiers were Travis Barker, Tom Berry Jr., Ryan Bjerkeset, Brian Blessington, Randy Brands, Tathan Burkhart, Troy Burkhart, Brandon Czarapata, Todd Decker, Ethan Dotson, Derek Green, Chanse Hollatz, Jeffrey Larson, Dillion Lawrence, Zachary Madrid, Damon Murty, Jake Nelson, John Oliver Jr., Jay Schmidt, Kelly Shryock, Devin Smith, Johnny Spaw, Caleb Stone, Jeff Tubbs and Dusty Van Horn. They’ll join Zane DeVilbiss, Dallon Murty, Devin Snellenberger, Jesse Sobbing and Collen Winebarger on the grid.  In addition to $1,000 and lap money, the winner receives a powder coated chassis courtesy of title sponsor B & B Racing Chassis.

Devin Smith
2021 Super Nationals

Smith, Murty impress in Super Nationals qualifying victories

BOONE, Iowa ( Sept. 8)– Typically impressive runs to the front put Devin Smith and Dallon Murty on the podium as Stock Car qualifying got underway Wednesday night at Boone Speedway. An IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s division record 221 cars saw action and Smith, the 2014 and 2019 champion, raced from eighth starting to the lead just three circuits into the first 25-lapper. Troy Jerovetz caught Zane DeVilbiss for second following a restart with four laps to go and Brock Badger drove into the top four on the final time around the track.  The already much-accomplished Murty started 12th, went to the top side of the track to pass Jake McBirnie after midway and then prevailed in a green, white, checkered finish to the second qualifier.  Stock Car newcomer McBirnie, Dusty Van Horn and Kelly Shryock ran 2-4. The top four from both qualifiers advance to the inside row of Saturday’s Big Dance. McBirnie and Shryock later qualified for the Modified main event. Smith starts his sixth Stock Car dance, Jerovetz [Read More]

Jake McBirnie
2021 Super Nationals

Laney, McBirnie motor to Super Nationals Modified qualifying wins

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Last year’s runner-up Cody Laney will get a chance to run for the 2021 Modified crown while Jake McBirnie chases potential second and third championships at the 39th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Laney was joined by fellow Californians Dylan Thornton and Jerry Flippo in running 1-2-3 in Wednesday’s first qualifying feature for Modifieds at Boone Speedway while Minnesota’s Jacob Dahle rounded out the four drivers advancing to the inside row of Saturday’s main event.  2018 Northern SportMod champ McBirnie had qualified for the Stock Car Dance earlier in the evening and put a second car in the Saturday show by winning the final Modified qualifier of the evening. A pair of Saturday night main event veterans ran second and third as 15-time qualifier Kelly Shryock and 16-time qualifier Troy Cordes chased McBirnie to the checkers. Lucas Lamberies was fourth in the race for inside row one starting spots Saturday. Jeff Aikey turned down his top four finish to attempt to qualify for a better a better starting [Read More]

2021 Super Nationals

Wolsleben pauses regional pursuits to chase Super Nationals honors

BOONE, Iowa – Jacob Wolsleben hit pause on his pursuit of Jet Racing Central Region championship and rookie honors to run the IMCA Speedway Motor Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  The 37-year-old hotshoe from Lexington, Neb., has embarked on the most aggressive season of his career in 2021. A regular at Dawson County Raceway, Lincoln County Raceway and Thomas County Speedway, he has two wins and another 20-plus top four finishes to his credit before the break for Boone. “I’ve never raced more than 12 or 15 times a year. We have around 40 starts this season,” Wolsleben said. “I want to make a qualifier at Boone. If I could do that it would be a success. If I could make the show it would be huge.” He’d started racing go-karts, then piloted Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and finally Northern SportMods before getting together with Jeremy Leiting and getting into the Modified. “I talked with my wife Jane and just decided to get into a Modified,” he explained. “We thought it would be cool to [Read More]

2021 Super Nationals

Wilson hoping to be a super hero at IMCA Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – A super hero fan hopes to be a super hero himself at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. IMCA Modified driver Tyler Wilson of Little Suamico, Wis., begins his quest for a Super Nationals crown this evening, rolling off from outside row three in the 14th heat race. His 2016 LG2 Chassis incorporates Baby Yoda from The Mandalorian on Disney Plus while his helmet displays the logo from the MCU’s Avengers.  “What I like best about Super Nationals is the non-stop racing. You don’t stop,” said Wilson, who made the trip to Boone Speedway with his father Troy. “Plus the pure competition. There are so many good drivers here.”  Wilson ran a SportMod and Hobby Stock before getting into a Modified. The track champion at Outagamie Speedway and runner-up to Benji LaCrosse at The ‘Burg Speedway, he owns two sanctioned wins this season. While Wilson will run for a berth in the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions, he’s keeping his eyes on Super Nationals’ biggest prize. “We want to win it,” [Read More]

2021 Super Nationals

IMCA Super Nationals Stock Car entries at record 221

BOONE, Iowa – A record number of Stock Cars competes at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s for a third consecutive year. Wednesday’s first day of qualifying sees 221 Stocks in action at Boone Speedway, up from 207 last year and 206 in 2019. “The growth in Stock Car numbers at Super Nationals reflects the growth of the division across the country both in terms of membership and sanctioned tracks,” said IMCA President Brett Root, noting that nearly 20 states are represented in entries for The Class Too Tough To Tame. Nine hundred-plus competitors will have raced as of Wednesday. Thirty heats and two qualifying features are on today’s schedule for both Modifieds and Stock Cars, along with time trial qualifying for the B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational for Stock Cars and last-chance qualifiers for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods.

Allen Zimmerman
2021 Super Nationals

Zimmerman books it to Boone for IMCA Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – His statistics for the season now include a career-first track championship, three heat race wins and 73 starts at a dozen different tracks. What those black and white numbers can’t show is the “absolute tons of fun” Allen Zimmerman has had in each of his five IMCA Sunoco Stock Car seasons. The Central City, Neb., driver also makes his fifth trip to Boone Speedway and the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s this week. “I like the Stock Cars because they’re so competitive,” said Zimmerman, tops in points at Stuart Raceway and also a regular this season at US 30 Speedway, Boone County Raceway and Off Road Speedway. “It’s already been a busy season for me and getting to strap on my belts and race with the best is why I like coming to Super Nationals.” Zimmerman showed his speed getting to Boone County for a June race after being hailed by deputies and reminded that he still owed a fine for having out-of-date plates on his pickup. That matter [Read More]

Hobby Stock Qualifying
2021 Super Nationals

Late charge takes Ware to Hobby Stock qualifying checkers

 BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Jeff Ware led by the width of his bumper when the 24th lap was scored in Tuesday’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualifying feature for Hobby Stocks. He stretched that advantage over Dan Strandberg to all of .82 of a second when the 25th and final lap was completed, earning the outside front row start in Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway. Ware made his drive from 14th starting, cracking the top three just after midway and taking over second with six laps left. Strandberg had led from the opening green, holding onto the front spot after the restart that followed Luke Phillips’ lap nine rollover and again following the final caution on lap 19. Completing the top eight and advancing to the Saturday show were Blake Luinenburg, Cody Williams, Sal Hernandez, David Crimmins, Curt Reed and 27th starting Eric Knutson. Ware makes his sixth straight Saturday night start, Hernandez his career sixth start. Knutson and Strandberg qualified for the second time, Strandberg for the first time since 2006, and Luinenburg, Williams, Crimmins and Reed all [Read More]