National Points

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through April 19

IMCA Modifieds – 1. Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz., 929; 2. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., 596; 3. Jeffrey Abbey, Comanche, Texas, 588; 4. Colin Deming, Hobbs, N.M., 581; 5. Kelsie Foley, Tucson, Ariz., 563; 6. William Gould, Calera, Okla., 451; 7. Matt Guillaume, Haslet, Texas, 444; 8. Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif., 426; 9. Rob Slott, New Waverly, Texas, 417; 10. Marlyn Seidler, Underwood, N.D., 411; 11. Cory Sample, Winnemucca, Nev., 407; 12. Ricky Thornton Jr., Clive, Iowa, and Chase Allen, Midlothian, Texas, both 404; 14. Chris Bragg, Springtown, Texas, 386; 15. Spencer Wilson, Minot, N.D., 382; 16. Brent Schlafmann, Bismarck, N.D., 373; 17. Jason Noll, Peoria, Ariz., 370; 18. Josh McGaha, Abilene, Texas, 368; 19. Brandon Hood, McGregor, Texas, 359; 20. Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas, 356. IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 148; 2. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana, Texas, 141; 3. Shane Gloeckler, Joshua, Texas, 140; 4. Blake Baccus, Crandall, Texas, 127; 5. Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, 122; 6. Grant Duinkerken, Riverdale, Calif., Trey Schmidt, Spring, Texas, and Mark Klis, Waxahachie, Texas, [Read More]


Inclement weather postpones Modified Stampede at Dodge City 

By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – Mother Nature continues her domination of Dodge City Raceway Park in 2018 with Saturday’s scheduled event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas postponed due to inclement weather. With forecasts of excessive rain and frigid temperatures, Saturday’s sixth annual Modified Stam­pede has been rescheduled for Saturday night, May 19.  The event will feature a $750 winner’s share for IMCA Modifieds with Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks in action as well. With the opener nixed for a third consecutive time, Dodge City Raceway Park will now kick off the 2018 season on Saturday, May 5, with a full card of championship chase action.


17 builders enter 10th annual IMCA Manufacturer’s Cup contest 

VINTON, Iowa – Seventeen chassis builders vie for national and regional honors in IMCA’s 10th annual Manufacturer’s Cup contest. The national crown will be accompanied by a $500 prize and trophy while plaques go to the top builder in each of the five Modified regions. Standings will again be based on makes of chassis driven by top 10 drivers in each region. 2018 champions will be named based on points for individual regions while the builder with the highest point total overall will be named IMCA’s national Manufacturer of the Year. “Many of the best chassis builders in the nation are part of this program,” noted IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “We are coming off the best year in contest history, with different winners in each of the five regions and a close contest nation-wide that sets up a good encore for 2018.” First-time Manufacturer’s Cup entries are Fury Chassis of Stuart, Neb., Lethal Chassis of Mooresville, N.C., and Longhorn Chassis of Trinity, N.C. Builders returning to Cup competition include B & B Racing Chassis [Read More]


IMCA.TV broadcasts details of awards for feature winners, early Super Nationals entries

SILVER BAY, Minn. – Win an IMCA feature this season and you could tune in to watch yourself take the checkers courtesy of IMCA.TV. The official network of the International Motor Contest Association gives a free one-year membership to the winner of a monthly drawing; drivers in all divisions who won sanctioned features will be entered, with drawings held through the end of the calendar year. IMCA.TV features live streaming subscription races with replay archives. Viewers can tune in to the biggest specials, series and weekly racing events on their computer, tablet or mobile phone. In addition, IMCA.TV will award a complimentary pay-per-view six-day America’s Racin’ Vacation package to the first pre-entered Modified driver from each state competing for the first time at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Those entries will be accepted beginning Monday, June 4. “The popularity of the TV broadcasts is growing and there was a mutual desire to give back to the racers who put on some of these great shows,” said IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “This is a program designed to [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds on Friday card at Southern Oklahoma 

ARDMORE, Okla. – IMCA Modifieds make their first of seven Friday night appearances at Southern Oklahoma Speedway on April 20. Pit gates and the grandstand both open at 5 p.m., hot laps are at approximately 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region or Razor Chassis South Central Region, Oklahoma State and track points will be awarded. Other upcoming Friday events for IMCA Modifieds at Southern Oklahoma are May 18, June 1 and 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. The Sprint Series of Oklahoma is also on tomorrow night’s card at Ardmore. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $10 for ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30.


Side Biter Chassis in second season as sponsor of IMCA’s North Central Region

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – Side Biter Chassis returns for a second season as title sponsor of IMCA’s North Central Region for Modifieds. The Clear Lake, Iowa, chassis builder is owned by veteran Modified driver Ryan Ruter and again provides part of the $6,000 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in the region that includes tracks in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Champion of the Side Biter Chassis North Central Region earns $2,500, with $1,250 for se­cond, $625 for third, $325 for fourth, $300 for fifth and $200 for sixth through 10th. Drivers must display two Side Biter decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. Checks will be presented during the national awards banquet in November, or mailed beginning the next week from the IMCA home office. “We are proud to represent the North Central Region again in the IMCA Modified division. Our passion has always been the grass roots racing and that starts with our local racers,” Ruter said. “We are happy [Read More]


Willamette Speedway aims to open this Saturday

By Ben Deatherage LEBANON, Ore. – After last weekend’s disappointing cancellation, Willamette Speedway will once again try to have it’s first racing event of 2018 on Saturday, April 21. While IMCA Modifieds return to the historic 1/3-mile venue, both the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods are primed for their Willamette debuts. Pit gates open at 1 p.m. and the front gates open at 3:30. Racing is at 6 p.m. Officials ask that fans and race teams keep a close eye on the track website or Facebook page for weather and race day updates.


Jackson Motorplex postpones IMCA Frostbuster to May 5

By Shawn Miller JACKSON, Minn. – Jackson Motorplex officials have postponed the IMCA Frostbuster one week because of the recent snow accumulation as well as an impending snow storm later this week.  The marquee season-opening event during Bank Midwest Night presents the Double Down Showdown will now be contested on Saturday, May 5. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are on the card to compete with a unique opportunity for all divisions. The winner’s payout in the respective main events will be doubled if 24 or more cars show up in a given class. Without the bonus, Modifieds will race for $600 to win, Stock Cars and SportMods for $500 to win, Hobby Stocks for $300 to win and Sport Compacts for $100. Those figures will double if at least two dozen drivers compete.  Pits will open at 3 p.m. with the main gates opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled for 7 p.m. with racing to follow. Tickets are $15 for [Read More]


Early entry numbers push 300 for Ice Breaker Challenge at Eagle Raceway 

EAGLE, Neb. – Eagle Raceway is going to be the place to be this weekend for nearly 300 IMCA drivers Pre-entries for the 2018 lidlifter now include 49 IMCA Modifieds, 46 IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, 32 IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, 50 IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, 65 Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and 43 Mach-1 Sport Compacts. Modifieds race for $1,000 to win on Friday, April 20 and for $2,000 to win on Satur­day, April 21 while Northern SportMods run for $500 to win both nights. The Twice is Nice Challenge pays a cool grand to driv­ers in either division who can sweep the weekend main events and both Modified features are qualifying events for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invita­tional ballot. Hobby Stocks chase a $400 top check while Sport Compacts run for $150 to win on Fri­day. Sprint Cars run for $1,000 to win and Stock Cars for $500 to win on Satur­day. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional and IMCA state points will be awarded each night. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. [Read More]

Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Cedar County Raceway rolls out red carpet for Deery Series opener

TIPTON, Iowa – With a much more promising forecast in store, Cedar County Raceway rolls out the red carpet for opening night of the Deery Brothers Summer Series this Saturday, April 21. The IMCA Late Model tour main event pays $2,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start. This will be the ninth Deery event held at Tipton since 1996 and the first opener held there in the se­ries’ 32-year history. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. Saturday and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. with racing to follow. Spectator admission is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students and free for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $30 More information is available by calling 563 340-4079 and at the website. Justin Kay of Wheatland has won three straight Deery features at Cedar County, from 2014-2016. The new passing point system announced last month to determine the starting lineup for the main event will be used for the first time. The series will [Read More]