Casey’s General Store marks fifth season of support for Super Nationals, Deery Series

ANKENY, Iowa – The Official Convenience Store of IMCA marks its fifth season of sponsorship in 2017, continuing invaluable support of Super Nationals and the Deery Brothers Summer Series. Casey’s General Store continues its presenting sponsor role for the IMCA Speedway Motors Su­per Nationals, scheduled Sept. 4-9 at Boone Speedway. Casey’s also returns as title spon­sor for the redraw at each IMCA Late Model tour main event. The 2017 season is the second in the latest three-year partnership agreement between Casey’s and IMCA. Casey’s and IMCA both donate $10 to Hope for the Warriors on behalf of each heat winner during the week of Super Nationals. That organization, which serves post-9/11 service members and their families, has received more than $20,000 in the past four events. Super Nationals heat winners also receive a hat and $20 gift card. Drivers drawing the pole for each Deery Series main event get $50 gift cards while those with per­fect attendance for the entire season receive $100 gift cards. Decal placement is required and gift cards are redeemable at any Casey’s location. [Read More]


Mother Nature wins again at Davenport 

DAVENPORT, Iowa (May 26) – The IMCA Modified Madness 50 special, scheduled for tonight (Friday) at Davenport Speedway, has been rained out for a second time. The event has now been rescheduled for Friday, July 14. Next Friday, June 2, weekly point racing returns to Davenport Speedway. All four classes will be in action, the Petersen Plumbing & Heating IMCA Late Models, Eriksen Chevrolet IMCA Modi­fieds, Koehler Electric Street Stocks and the Hawkeye Auto IMCA Northern SportMods. In addition, that evening is the first Kids’ Night of 2017. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free when accompanying a paid adult. Bike races will be held during intermission. Davenport Speedway is located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport. Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., with hot laps at 6:15 p.m. and racing at 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit the track website at davenportspeedway.com or call 563 652-5302.


IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through May 24

IMCA Modifieds – 1. William Gould, Calera, Okla., 910; 2. Matt Guillaume, Haslet, Texas, 878; 3. Brian Schultz, Casa Grande, Ariz., 798; 4. Dean Abbey, Roanoke, Texas, 765; 5. Brandon Hood, McGregor, Texas, 712; 6. Kelsie Foley, Tucson, Ariz., 700; 7. Josh McGaha, Abilene, Texas, 684; 8. Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas, 647; 9. Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz., 646; 10. Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif., 600; 11. Cody Shoemaker, Decatur, Texas, 582; 12. Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif., 575; 13. David Goode Sr., Copperas Cove, Texas, 572; 14. Robert Scrivner, Waco, Texas, 548; 15. Jeff Hoegh, New Caney, Texas, 537; 16. Jerry Frydrych, Austin, Texas, 517; 17. Eric Tomlinson, Robinson, Texas, 491; 18. Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan., 478; 19. Bubba Stafford Jr., Desert Hills, Ariz., 464; 20. John Parmeley, Phoenix, Ariz., 462. IMCA Late Models – 1. Jeremiah Hurst, Dubuque, Iowa, 398; 2. Matt Ryan, Davenport, Iowa, 386; 3. Luke Goedert, Guttenberg, Iowa, 358; 4. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, Iowa, 333; 5. Jake Neal, Omaha, Neb., 278; 6. Chad Holladay, Muscatine, Iowa, 267; 7. Rob Toland, Colona, Ill., 257; [Read More]


Carter collects two at Osky 

By Jeremy Fox OSKALOOSA, Iowa (May 24) – Cayden Carter was a double winner Wednesday night at South­ern Iowa Speedway, topping features for the Musco Lighting IMCA Modifieds and the Budweiser IMCA Stock Cars. The third different leader in the Modified main, Carter held off Derrick Stewart in a green, white, checkered finish. His last-lap surge allowed Carter to edge Nathan Wood at the line for his first local win in the Stock Car class. Shannon Anderson held off Bill Bonnett for his third win in as many KBOE Radio/Mahaska Bottling IMCA Hobby Stock outings this season and Daniel Fellows became a three-time Kelli Steil State Farm IMCA Sport Compact feature winner. Curtis VanDerWal scored Oskaloosa True Value IMCA Northern SportMod win number two on the season. A total of 113 cars checked in at Osky.


Munoz, Elliott land Longdale wins

LONGDALE, Okla. (May 20) – Angel Munoz outlasted seventh-starting Jason Rogers to capture the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car main event Saturday at Longdale Speedway. Kyle Pfeifer placed third, Travis Baird fourth and Hesston Shaw fifth. Robert Elliott garnered the IMCA SportMod feature win while Joe Adams advanced from eighth starting to second. Mike Roach raced from ninth to third. Jeffrey Kaup scored a fourth-place finish and Kaleb Roach was fifth. Both IMCA features were 35-lappers.


Aurand leads Laurel Highlands Sprints to Hesston checkers

HESSTON, Pa. (May 20) – Ron Aurand was the Saturday night winner when the Laurel High­lands Sprint Series ventured to Hesston Speedway. Runner-up in the 20-lapper for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars was Nathan Gramley and Drew Ritchey was third. Aurand and Reed Thompson drew front row starts and Aurand set the fast pace with Thompson close behind. Within a few laps, Scott Lutz moved into second with Gramley, Ritchey and Steve Kenawell Jr. settling in behind him. Gramley had taken over second before the only caution of the race came on lap 16. When the green came out again, Aurand took off and took the win with Gramley, Ritchey, Lutz and Ke­nawell in tow. The next race for Laurel Highlands and round three of the Summer Showdown will be Sunday, May 28 at Bedford Speedway. Feature results – 1. Ron Aurand; 2. Nathan Gramley; 3. Drew Ritchey; 4. Scott Lutz; 5. Steve Kenawell Jr.; 6. Reed Thompson; 7. Ryan Lynn; 8. Rob Felix; 9. Jonathon Jones; 10. Brad Mel­lott; 11. Joe Zap; 12. Judi Bates; 13. [Read More]


Cardinal’s Sheen Memorial moves to Memorial Day Weekend

EUNICE, N.M. – IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars get top billing at Cardinal Speedway’s Kelly Sheen Memorial Shootout, which moves to the Memorial Day Weekend for its eighth annual run. Qualifying starts on Saturday, May 27 at the Eunice, N.M., speedplant. Twenty-five lap main events on Sunday, May 28 sport top checks of $2,000 for the Stocks, $1,200 for the IMCA Modi­fieds, $800 for the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods and $500 for the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. All IMCA feature winners receive a 55-gallon drum of fuel in addition to their cash winnings and $100 will be paid to the hard charger in each division. The Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and minimum start money is $210 for the Stocks, $100 for the Modifieds, $75 for the Southern SportMods and $50 for the Hobbies. Stock Car drivers who start their Sunday “B” but do not qualify get $100. Modified and Southern SportMod non-transfers get $50, Hobby Stock non-transfers $25. Entry fees are now $100 for Stock [Read More]


IMCA Modified Madness 50 take two is Friday at Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Due to last week’s rainout, Davenport Speedway has rescheduled the IMCA Modified Madness 50 for this Friday, May 26. Top IMCA Modified drivers from Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, will be racing for the $2,000 prize and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth that awaits the winner of the main event. This is the seventh straight year DRT TRAK Racing Inc. has offered a $2,000 to win race for the Modifieds. The IMCA Modified Madness 50 has yet to see a repeat winner. Last year, 49 Modified drivers representing four states took part in the race. Kyle Brown of Madrid is the defending winner. IMCA Modifieds will use a draw/redraw format for the event. Also racing will be the Petersen Plumb­ing & Heating IMCA Late Models, Koehler Electric Street Stocks, and the Hawkeye Auto IMCA SportMods, competing for weekly track points. All racing will be on the 1/4-mile dirt oval. Davenport Speedway is located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport. Pit gates open Friday at 4:30 p.m. and [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds roar at Thunder Mountain in Empire State Series opener 

CENTER LISLE, N.Y. (May 24) – Touring IMCA Modifieds race for $750 to win when the 16th an­nual Empire State Series opens Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Dirt Works Eastern Region, Allstar Perfor­mance State and track points will be awarded for the May 27 event. The feature pays a minimum of $80 to start and there is no entry fee. Pit gates at Center Lisle open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. with racing to follow. Pit passes are $30. Spectator admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and free for kids ages 10 and under. More information about the opening night show at Center Lisle is available by calling 607 725-1402 and at the www.thundermtnspeedway.net website. Five previous Empire State Series events have been held at Thunder Mountain, the most recent of them in September of 2010. 2016 Empire State Series top 20 point standings – 1. Brad Sites, Monroeton, Pa., 356; 2. Tyler Stoddard, Binghamton, 338; 3. Keith [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds chase $1,200 checks at Santa Maria Nationals

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – A pair of $1,200 to win IMCA Modified main events are on the Memorial Weekend ticket at Santa Maria Raceway’s Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28 Na­tionals. Both features are qualifying events for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational bal­lot and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region, Allstar Performance State and local track points will be awarded each night. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $1,000 to win, plus national, state and track points on Sunday. Entry fee each night is $50 and pit passes are $40. Non-qualifiers get their entry fee refunded. Pit gates open at 9 a.m., the pit booth opens at noon and grandstand gates open at 3 p.m. both days. Racing starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday and at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Adult grandstand admission is $20 on Saturday and $25 on Sunday. Seniors, military and students get a $2 discount off those prices. Kids ages 6-12 are $6 and five and under are free both days. An open [Read More]