BOONE, Iowa – Drivers and fans won’t see a lot of changes in the facility or the format when they pull into Boone Speedway for the Sept. 4-9 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. And IMCA President Brett Root believes that’s a good thing. “There are no race night changes. There were no major changes to the speedway since last year’s Super Nationals. This year we can focus on logistics and putting on the best event possible,” he said. “We are positioned to putting on the best event in the 35-year history of Super Nationals.” Southern SportMods joined the opening night card when they were added to the program last year and the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models moved to Thursday. The pit area and hot pit viewing area have been expanded, with new spectator seating added on both sides of the track in recent seasons. With those improvements in place, Root and all of the IMCA Racing nation are next hoping for a more weather-friendly event this September. “Weather is always [Read More]
EAGLE, Neb. – Entries for the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals are already in hand from 11 states. More than 100 drivers are anticipated to compete at the fifth annual event Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at Eagle Raceway. Sprint Nationals begins with an open house and practice on Thursday, Aug. 31. The starting field of 27 will be determined through qualifying on Sept. 1 and 2 and in last-chance qualifying on Sept. 3. Sunday’s main event pays $2,500 to win and a minimum $1,250 to start, plus a generous number of contingency awards. Friday and Saturday qualifying features both pay $700 to win while Saturday’s Jake Ita Memorial pays $1,000 to win and a minimum of $100 to start. The “B” feature purse sponsored by IMCATV is $1,000 for the first non-qualifier (10th place finisher) and $500 to start. All other non-qualifiers receive a minimum of $250 for Sunday with added non-qualifier sponsorship money. Therefore, non-qualifiers are guaranteed at least $450 for the entire weekend as long as they take a green flag each night. New this [Read More]
BEATRICE, Neb. (July 25) – Sunday night racing at Beatrice Speedway sports a $1,000 to win IMCA Modified main event at the July 30 Gage County Fair special. The 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier is complemented by IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, all running for $500 to win, and Mach-1 Sport Compacts vying for a $250 top check. There is no entry fee for the draw/redraw show. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State, but no local track points will be awarded. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m. Spectator admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $25. More information is available by calling 402 239-9073.
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Opening night of the Dubuque County Fair brings the Arnold Motor Supply Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifieds to town for a Tuesday, July 25 event. The Open Wheel Race Day show at Dubuque Speedway pays $1,200 to win and a minimum $150 to start. The feature is also a qualifier for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. The Hawkeye Dirt Tour has yet to see a repeat winner through its first six races so far this season. Joel Rust of Grundy Center has parlayed four top-five finishes into the series point lead. Also running are Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, for $450 to win. The grandstand is open all day and pit gates open at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. Spectator admission is free with paid admission ($10 for adults) to the fair. Pit passes are $25. More information is available by calling 563 588-1406 and at the www.dbqfair.com website. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central Region, Allstar Performance State and special series [Read More]
SALINA, Kan. – The $1,500 to win feature for IMCA Modifieds gets top billing on the Friday, July 21 race program at Salina Speedway. The 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier will be complemented by $500 to win features for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks vie for $300 to win on Feldkamp Furniture Night. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded. All divisions will be draw/redraw and there is no entry fee. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and free for retired and active military and students under the age of 16. Pit passes are $25. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the front gate opens at 5:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:15 p.m. and racing is at 8 p.m. More information is on Facebook and the www.racesalinaspeedway.com website.
MAYETTA, Kan. – IMCA Modifieds will race for $1,500 to win this Saturday, July 22 at Thunder Hill Speedway. There is no entry fee and the Modified portion of the Feldkamp Furniture Night program is draw/redraw. The winner will be one of the first candidates on the ballot for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods both race for $500 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Pit passes are $30. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. More information is available at the www.racethunderhillspeedway.com website and on Facebook.
OSKALOOSA, Iowa – Still looking for a repeat winner, the Arnold Motor Supply Hawkeye Dirt Tour next takes traveling IMCA Modifieds to Southern Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Raceway for a pair of midweek shows. The Wednesday, July 19 feature at Oskaloosa pays $1,000 to win while the Thursday, July 20 Dynamic Drivelines Dirt Duel event at Knoxville totes a $1,500 top prize. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central Region and Allstar Performance State points, as well as special series points, will be awarded both nights. The Knoxville show will be the final qualifying event for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. While Jimmy Gustin, Todd Shute, Justin Kay and Tyler Droste own feature wins thus far, consistent Kelly Shryock sits atop the point standings heading to Osky. Shryock has posted top five finishes in each of the first four Hawkeye Dirt Tour features this season. Joel Rust has been almost as good and is just two points out of a tie for the series lead. Pit gates open at [Read More]
CENTER LISLE, N.Y. – Round three of the Empire State Series for IMCA Modifieds brings the tour back to Thunder Mountain Speedway for a Saturday, July 15 event. The Farmer Insurance Night feature pays $750 to win with IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Dirt Works Eastern Region, Allstar Performance State and track points at stake as well. Pit gates at Center Lisle open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. with racing to follow. There is no entry fee. Pit passes are $30 while spectator admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and free for kids ages 10 and under. More information is available by calling 607 725-1402 and at the www.thundermtnspeedway.net website. 2014 series champion James Cornell of Port Crane was the winner when the 16th annual tour opened at Thunder Mountain over the Memorial Weekend. IMCA Empire State Series top 20 point standings – 1. Richard Michael Jr., Ischua, 78; 2. Will Ward, Cobleskill, 69; 3. Brad Smith, Horseheads, 67; 4. Billy Ward, Cobleskill, and [Read More]
KAYS, Kan. – After a grueling four races in seven days, with three of those races held last weekend, United Rebel Sprint Series drivers will lock and load for the much-anticipated ninth annual Wheatshocker Nationals at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., this Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16. Being one of the “Big Ones” of the year, look for many of the top Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers to be on hand vying for the $2,000 winners share on Sunday night. A customized Pit Boss Smoker Grille provided by Lance Pittman and S&W Supply in Hays will be awarded to the two-day overall point champion. Last year’s winner of both nights Brian Herbert will be back to defend his title as will 2015 winner Zach Blurton, along with Steven Richardson, who lost by a nose to Blurton and always runs well at RPM. Jake Bubak, the night two winner in 2014, will also be in the mix along with defending national champion Andy Shouse. Saturday night qualifying will lock [Read More]
DAVENPORT, Iowa – The long-anticipated and twice re-scheduled IMCA Modified Madness 50 is up next at the Davenport Speedway this Friday, July 14. Drivers will be competing for the $2,000 first-place prize along with a 2017 Fast Shafts All-star Invitational ballot berth. This is the seventh straight year DRT TRAK Racing Inc. has offered a $2,000-to-win race for the IMCA Modifieds. Kyle Brown of Madrid is the defending champion race winner. Last year, 49 Modified drivers representing four states competed. 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 quarter-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., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing starts at 6:45 p.m. For additional information on DRT TRAK Racing events, visit our website at davenportspeedway.com or call 563 652-5302. Modified Madness was originally [Read More]