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]
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Snake River Stock Car Association is proud to present the Snake River Roundup on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23 at Idaho Falls Raceway. IMCA Modifieds will race 30 lap features for $1,000 guaranteed to win both nights with a minimum 10-car field. IMCA SportMods will race 20 lap features for $500 guaranteed to win both nights with a minimum 10-car field. It will be draw/redraw both nights for the Modifieds and SportMods. Entry fees are $50 per night for car and driver. Pit passes are $20. RACEceivers and transponders are mandatory in all divisions.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The 46th annual Stock Car Stampede at Jamestown Speedway will be the first to feature both IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. Modifieds race for $2,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start at the Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23 Stampede, along with a berth of the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. SportMods run for $1,000 to win and a minimum of $100 to start. The Modified runner-up earns $1,500 with $1,000 paid for third. Drivers in both divisions earn Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points; Modified drivers also get Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points. Car and driver for Modifieds is $90 and for SportMods $75. Pit passes are $35 or $60 for both days. Pit gates open at 10 a.m., the grandstand opens at 3 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. on Friday. Gates open at noon, the grandstand opens at 2 p.m. and racing is at 5 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the Calcutta auction, to be held during [Read More]
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa – The final Deery Brothers Summer Series checkers of the season fly this weekend at West Liberty Raceway. The 21st annual Ideal Ready Mix Liberty 100 program is also the final event IMCA Late Model drivers can vie for IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points. Time trials, qualifying races and a $1,000 to win race of champions are on the Friday, Sept. 22 card. Last-chance qualifying precedes the $5,000 to win, minimum $600 to win 100-lap main event on Saturday, Sept. 23. Jesse Sobbing of Malvern brings the point lead to town, with Jake Neal of Omaha, Neb., Chad Holladay of Muscatine, Matt Ryan of Davenport and Marshalltown’s Darrel DeFrance rounding out the top five. Qualifying also gets underway Friday for IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. Modifieds run for $1,000 to win and a 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth on Saturday. Stock Car and SportMod features both pay $600 to win while the Sport Compact feature pays [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. – The Saturday, Sept. 23 season championship night program at Arlington Raceway will be in honor of Scott Schoknecht. Schoknecht, from Belle Plaine, was very instrumental in helping many drivers with his unselfish knowledge in setting up race cars. Friends have collected donations from almost 40 individuals and businesses to add to the purse for the IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Both features will be $1,500 to win, $800 for second, $500 for third, $300 for fourth and $200 for fifth through 24th place. After the race, four numbers will be drawn for finishing positions 5-24 and each of those spots will receive a total of $1,000. There will also be a $500 hard charger award in these two classes. Several businesses have also donated contingencies to this race. Also in action will be IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. The pit gate opens at 2:00 p.m. and draw cutoff is 3:45 p.m. The grandstand opens at 2:30 p.m. In the event [Read More]
BEATRICE, Neb. – Five IMCA divisions are featured at Beatrice Speedway’s season-ending Septemberfest special this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23. IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win their opening night qualifier, with the top four finishers locked into Saturday’s $2,000 to win main event. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region and Allstar Performance State points, as well as a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot bid, are at stake on Saturday. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $500 to win and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $200 to win each night. National, regional and state points will be awarded Friday and Saturday in those four divisions. Nightly entry fees of $50 for Modifieds, $25 for Stock Cars, SportMods and Hobby Stocks, and $10 for Sport Compacts can be mailed to the speedway office at PO Box 753 in Beatrice, 68310. An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. Gates open at 4 p.m., hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing [Read More]
YREKA, Calif. – IMCA Modifieds race for $2,000 to win, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for a top prize of $1,000 at Siskiyou Motor Speedway’s Saturday, Sept. 23 Rod Restad Memorial. The Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. The $100 entry fee for Modifieds and $85 for Northern SportMods includes car and driver. All applicable IMCA points will be awarded. Pit gates open at 3 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Spectator admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, $7 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $35. More information is available on Facebook and at the www.siskiyoumotorspeedway.com website.
By Rowdy Briggs PEORIA, Ariz. – It has been a long season at Canyon Speedway Park but it all comes down to Championship Night Saturday in the four IMCA divisions that compete regularly at the Arizona speedplant. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Arizona Differential IMCA Northern SportMods and the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks will be crowning their champions. Admission is $15 for adults. Seniors 60 and over and military are $12 and children 11 and under are free. All-access pit passes can be purchased for $35 for adults while kids ages 7-11 are $20 and 6 years and under are free. All minors under the age of 18 must have a minor release Form filled out and notarized prior to entry into the pits. The form can be found on the track’s www.canyonspeedwaypark.com website.
By Erika Palmai Wagner BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. – Rick Stief inches closer to his first career Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series championship with two races remaining on the 2017 schedule. Stief, a two-time feature winner this season, is the current point leader as MASS heads to Grandview Speedway this Friday, Sept. 15. The IMCA RaceSaver series will join the Sportsman Modifieds the night before the annual Freedom 76’er. “My goal for the next two races is to not think about the championship and just focus on the races,” Stief said. “I never liked point racing and I just happened to be lucky enough to miss a week that rained out, so I am proud and excited to be in this position, but I’m not fond of the pressure that comes with it. I just want to race, and hopefully our luck at Grandview will change enough for us to get our first win at that track. We’ve been close, but not close enough.” Tommy Carberry continues to trail Stief by just two points while Eddie Wagner is just three points [Read More]
DODGE CITY, Kan. – After two weeks off for drivers to compete in the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals and a weekend to regroup, the Myers Engine United Rebel Sprint Series will return to Dodge City Raceway Park for the fifth annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial this Saturday, Sept. 16. Leading the Rebels into Dodge City will be current points leader Zach Blurton, Jed Werner, Steven Richardson, Ty Williams and host of others as they will duel with Dodge City’s best Taylor Velasquez, Luke Cranston, Tyler Knight and others to make up a great field of cars for Dodge City’s championship night. “It’s an honor to be able to compete at this great event as Jerry was not only a great friend of mine but was also very instrumental in helping start the URSS,” said series founder Rick Salem. “We’re looking for a great field of cars from Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma as this will be the last IMCA point race for the state of Kansas.” Comfort Suites in Dodge City has added money to the [Read More]