PEORIA, Ariz. – IMCA Modifieds race for $1,500 to win and berths on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot both nights of Canyon Speedway Park’s Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4 Desert Dash. Both features pay a minimum of $125 to start. Also running each night are Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for $1,000 to win and $100 to start; IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $500 to win and $65 to start; and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $250 to win and $50 to start. Pill draw fee is $50 for Modifieds, $40 for Northern SportMods, $30 for Stock Cars and $20 for Hobby Stocks. Spectator admission each night is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors ages 60 and over and military personnel, and free for kids 11 and under. Pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for kids ages 7-11 and free for six and under. Minors must have a filled out and notarized release form to get in the pit area; that form is on the track website. Pit gates will be open [Read More]
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Ready to show off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway? Enter your IMCA Modified or Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod in the throwback-themed Duel In The Desert IMCATV Best Appearing Car Contest hosted by the School of Racing Graphics. Prizes for drivers and designers alike are among the new twists for the 2017 contest. Both divisions will be combined for judging. Both the designer and driver of the overall winning car receive a year’s subscription to IMCATV; the driver gets $750 cash, the design a $750 credit from SRGFX. Second place is good for a six month’s subscription to IMCATV, $500 for the driver and a $500 SRGFX credit to the designer; third place is good for a three-month subscription to IMCATV, $250 to the driver and a $250 SRGFX credit for the designer. “The purpose of this contest is to challenge the skills of wrap designers and painters. Graphic designers must enter the car (by midnight CST on Nov. 5) and can do so through the schoolofracinggraphics.com/duel-in-the-desert-best-appearing-2017 link,” IMCATV’s Barry Braun explained. “Designs can [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars debut at a Show Me State track built with Sprint Cars in mind later this month. The Saturday, Oct. 21 main event at US 36 Raceway in Osborn pays $700 to win and a minimum of $250 to start. Promoter Jon Boller Jr. said interest from local drivers will be complemented by competitors from the Kansas Ciy area and as far away as Minnesota. “I’ve been hearing a lot about IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars. A lot of people have told me they’d like to see them run here,” said Boller, looking to add the division to his IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing Friday night programs beginning next April. US 36 is a 3/8-mile clay oval located in the northwest corner of Missouri. “This track was built for sprint cars. It’s high-banked and super fast,” said Boller, citing comparisons to Eagle Raceway in Nebraska, the flagship track of RaceSaver and home to the RaceSaver Sprint Nationals. “There isn’t a bad seat in the house and we want to get [Read More]
ABILENE, Texas – The 23rd annual Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge sees four IMCA divisions in action Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14. IMCA Modifieds race for $2,000 to win their main event, a qualifier for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods both run for $1,700 to win. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks run for $650. An open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. All four divisions can time trial as part of that evening’s Fast Lap Challenge, with the top two cars in each class receiving an optional provisional if they don’t qualify. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 3 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $10 for military with ID, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30. More information is available from promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or 325 692-8800, on Facebook and at the www.abilenespeedway.com website.
KENNEDALE, Texas – Rain might have had the upper hand on the original race date but IMCA drivers in four divisions will race for even bigger paydays at Kennedale Speedway Park’s rescheduled Summit Racing Equipment Showdown this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7. IMCA Modifieds are in the running for $2,500 to win their 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier while IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods all vie for $1,500 top checks. All four IMCA features pay a minimum of $200 to start and Modified, Stock Car and SportMod drivers racing both days who do not qualify for the main event get $100. New sponsor money will also go to hard chargers. On Friday, gates open at 4 p.m. and Modified, Stock Car and SportMod qualifying starts at 7 p.m. Grandstand admission is $13 for adults, $10 for seniors and military, $5 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under. Gates open at 4 p.m. Saturday and racing is at 6 p.m. [Read More]
HAYS, Kan. – RPM Speedway wraps up 2017 with one of the richest post-season events on the IMCA schedule, the Fall Nationals fueled by Casey’s. IMCA Modifieds race for $5,000 to win and a minimum of $400 to start their main event at the 11th annual event, scheduled Oct. 5-7 at Hays. That feature is a qualifying event for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Also on the card this weekend are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars racing for $3,000 to win and $250 to start, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for $2,000 and $175 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $1,500 and $175 to start, and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $300 and $50 to start. Registration fee and non-qualifier pay is $150 for Modifieds, $100 for Stocks and $75 for SportMods and Hobby Stocks. Tow money for Sport Compacts is $25. A test and tune session for all divisions and the Sport Compact program are on Thursday, Oct. 5. Grandstand admission is free on Thursday. Adults pay $10 on Friday and $15 on Saturday; children [Read More]
SALINA, Kan. – A pair of $1,500 to win features for IMCA Modified top Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30 Mid-America Clash programs at Salina Speedway. Both Modified features are qualifying events for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and pay a minimum of $125 to start. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $1,000 to win both nights, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for $750 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win. Top prize on Saturday for the Mach-1 Sport Compacts is $300. There are no entry fees and the purse is guaranteed. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 and practice runs from 6-9 p.m. Pit passes are $20 and grandstand admission is free. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. on Friday. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, pit gates open at 3 p.m., the grandstand opens at 4 p.m., hot laps are at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6 [Read More]
KENNEDALE, Texas – IMCA Modifieds and Scoggin-Dickey Southern SportMods race for $1,500 to win, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars both for $1,000 to win at Kennedale Speedway Park’s Summit Racing Equipment Showdown special Sept. 28-30. The Modified winner will be added to the ballot for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Minimum start money is $200 and entry fee is $50 for all four divisions. Gates open at 5 p.m. and registration and practice run from 6-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28. Pit passes are $20 and there is no grandstand admission. On Friday, gates open at 4 p.m. and qualifying starts at 7 p.m. Grandstand admission is $13 for adults, $10 for seniors and military, $5 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under. Gates open at 4 p.m. Saturday and racing is at 6 p.m. Spectator admission is $16 for adults, $10 for seniors and military, $5 for kids 6-11 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $35 Friday and Saturday. Cars running Saturday only [Read More]
STUART, Iowa – A $2,000 top prize and 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth are at stake this Saturday at Stuart Speedway’s Ron Little Memorial. Also on the Sept. 23 card are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, all racing for $500 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded. There is no entry fee for the draw/redraw show. Grandstand admission is $10 for adults, $4 for kids and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30 for drivers and $20 for crew members. Pit gates will be open all day. The grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and hot laps are at 78 p.m., with racing to follow. More information is available by calling 515 238-6945, by emailing email@example.com and at the www.stuartspeedway.net website. The Ron Little Memorial will be broadcast by IMCATV.
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Davenport Speedway hosts the Iowa Governor’s Cup, the official stock car championship of the State of Iowa, this Friday, Sept. 22. The premier class will be IMCA Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win. This will be the largest Modified purse in the history of the race track and the winner earns a berth of the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot as well. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods run for a $2,000 top prize. All racing will be on the quarter-mile oval and there are no entry fees for the draw/redraw show. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded in both divisions. Modifieds also earn Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points. Hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing is at 6:45 p.m. Twenty-four cars will start each IMCA feature. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students, and free for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $35. The first Iowa Governor’s Cup race was held in 1986, at Hawkeye Raceway. [Read More]