IMCA features pay $2,000 to win at Abilene’s 25th Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge

ABILENE, Texas – Two thousand dollars is the top prize in IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod features at Abilene Speedway’s Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge.  The 25th annual event is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19. The Modified feature is a qualifier for the 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and pays a minimum of $300 to start.  Both the Stock Car and SportMod features pay a minimum of $200 to start. An open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 3 p.m. and rac­ing starts at 7 p.m. both days. Adult grandstand admission is $12 on Friday and $15 on Saturday. Kids ages 6-12 get in for $5 and five and under are free both nights. Military with ID are $10.  More information is available from promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or 325 692-8800, on Facebook and at the website. The Southern Challenge will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.


US 36 Raceway postpones Missouri IMCA Nationals to Oct. 25 and 26

OSBORN, Mo. – Due to the weekend forecast of thunderstorms and cold temperatures, US 36 Raceway officials have postponed the Missouri IMCA Nationals to Oct. 25 and 26.  Drivers from all across the region have planned to make the trip for the first ever event, and US 36 officials wanted to make the decision early to allow those drivers time to adjust their plans. Many contingency plans were discussed, and US 36 Raceway officials decided this to be the best possible option to complete a successful first ever event.  Friday, Oct. 25 will be a practice night for all divisions. Saturday, Oct. 26 will include heats, “B” features and main events to crown the first-ever Missouri IMCA Nationals champions. Racing will start at 2 p.m. Pre-entry to the event will re-open and is available at  More information regarding the postponement of the Missouri IMCA Nationals will be made available soon.


Boyd Raceway hosts inaugural Fall Finale Oct. 11-12

BOYD, Texas – One thousand dollar checks go to the winners in four IMCA divisions at Boyd Raceway’s first annual Fall Finale next Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12.  IMCA Modifieds, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods all vie for $1,000 top prizes, with the Modified winner earning a 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth as well. Mach-1 Sport Compacts run for a $200 top check. Start money is $150 for the Modifieds, $100 for the Sprints, Stocks and Southern SportMods, and $50 for Sport Compacts. Entry fees are $50 for the Mods, Sprints, Stocks and SportMods. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. Saturday. The draw closes at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m. Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $8 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $35. Gates open at 5 p.m. for the Friday practice, which runs ‘til 10 p.m. Pit passes are $15 while grandstand admission is free. More information is available by [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds chase $5,000 check at RPM Speedway’s Fall Nationals

HAYS, Kan. – IMCA Modifieds chase a top check of $5,000 at RPM Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5 Fall Nationals. The main event is a 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier and pays a minimum of $400 to start. Also on the card for the 13th annual Fall Nationals are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars racing for $3,000 to win and $250 to start, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods for $2,000 to win and $175 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $1,500 to win and $175 to start, and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $400 to win and $50 to start. Adult grandstand admission is $15 while kids 12 and under get in free both nights when accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30 on Fri­day and on Satur­day.  Racing starts at 5 p.m. each day. RACEceivers and transponders are re­quired. Transponders can be rented at the track.   he Britney Motorsports Fueled by Casey’s practice night for all divisions runs from 6-10 p.m. on Thurs­day, Oct. 3. Grandstand admission is free and pit [Read More]


Schoknecht Shootout set this Saturday at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Minn. – B&B Racing Chassis will be host to the $5,000 to win Schoknecht Shootout for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars at Arlington Raceway on Saturday, Sept. 28.  The third annual event is sponsored by Robinson Trucking and Robinson Repair and held in memory of Scott Schoknecht, a friend of many in the racing community. Several area businesses have contributed to the payoff for this special event on the final night of the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season. At stake in the IMCA Modified feature is a check for $1,000 to win and a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth with the runner-up receiving $1,500. In true Schokecht fashion, he would often say “We go to the races to win first places” and the Modified driver who does so will earn the spot on the All-Star ballot. The IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Series of Minnesota will be in action, as will IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. The pit gate opens at 1 p.m. and the grandstand opens [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds are Batesville bound for Sept. 24-28 Race For Hope

BATESVILLE, Ark. – One of the biggest races for IMCA Modifieds will also benefit two area non-profit organizations this season.  Batesville Motor Speedway’s third annual Race For Hope 71 is Sept. 24-28, with $15,000 paid to win and a minimum of $2,000 to start the main event. More than 60 drivers will earn at least $1,000 during the Saturday, Sept. 28 program alone.  Saturday’s main event is a qualifier for the 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Speed­way Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region and E3 Spark Plugs Arkan­sas State points will be awarded. Saturday’s “D” main pays $2,000 to win and a minimum of $400 to start, the “C” main pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $600 to start, and the “B” main pays $4,000 to win and a mini­mum of $1,000 to start.  Top two finishers in each of 15 heats on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday advance to qualifying features that send the top 10 finishers to the inside, middle and outside rows, respectively, of Satur­day’s 30-car starting [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds headline Septemberfest at Beatrice

BEATRICE, Neb. – IMCA Modifieds run for a top prize of $2,000 at Beatrice Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21 Septemberfest. The opening night qualifier pays $1,000 to win and sends the top four finishers to Saturday’s 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying main event. Minimum start money in both races is $200 and entry fee is $50 each day. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region and E3 Spark Plugs Nebraska State points will be awarded on Saturday. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods race for $500 to win and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $200 to win each night. National, regional and state points are at stake in each program. Entry fees each day are $25 for the Stocks, Hobbies and SportMods and $20 for the Sport Compacts.  IMCA Late Models also race for $1,000 to win each night, with $25 entry fees. Gates open at 4 p.m. and the draw closes at 6 p.m. Friday. Hot laps are at 6:30 [Read More]

Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Deery Series returns to 34 Raceway for 500th event, Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights join Saturday show

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa – A milestone 33 years in the making will be celebrated Saturday night at 34 Raceway. The 500th event in Deery Brothers Summer Series history will be held Sept. 21 at West Burlington. Touring IMCA Late Models have made 50 previous visits to 34 Raceway, including the first-ever series race on April 11, 1987. 34 Raceway also hosted the 300th Deery event, on Sept. 15-16 of 2006, and the 400th series event, on Sept. 2, 2012. “It is hard to articulate what it means to have run 500 Deery Brothers Summer Series events spanning four different decades,” said Tour Director Kevin Yoder. “It is appropriate that 34 Raceway will host it, as some of the more significant milestones in series history have taken place in West Burlington. It promises to be a special night.” A top prize of $2,000 is at stake Saturday. Eight different drivers have won the nine events held so far this season; Andy Eckrich of Oxford remains the point leader while Darrel DeFrance of Marshalltown brings his perfect attendance streak of [Read More]


Four IMCA divisions featured at Cardinals’ inaugural Sam Hodges Memorial

EUNICE, N.M. – A former track owner, promoter and driver will be remembered Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14 at Cardinal Speedway’s inaugural Sam Hodges Memorial.  IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $2,755 to win, IMCA Modifieds for $1,755 to win their 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying feature and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods for $1,055 to win. Top prize in Saturday’s IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock feature is $955. Stock Cars will run 50 laps with a mandatory pit stop on the front straightaway at halfway. The Modified feature is 40 laps and $500, $300 and $200 will be paid to the first, second and third-running drivers, respectively, when that race is halted for a pit stop, also on lap 25.  Both the SportMod and Hobby Stock features will be 25 laps. A complete rundown on feature payouts, which are expected to increase, is posted on the track’s Facebook page. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and E3 Spark Plugs State points will be awarded. Early entry fee in all divisions is $50 [Read More]


Pre-entry open for inaugural Missouri IMCA Nationals

OSBORN, Mo. – Pre-entry for one of the most anticipated events of the US 36 Raceway season is now open. Drivers in the IMCA Modified, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods will battle to become the first winners in the inaugural Missouri IMCA Nationals. Practice for the event is on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Racing will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-12. Pre-entry for the event is available online at or at and click on the driver registration button. Pre-entry for the event is $60 for Modifieds and Sprint Cars and $50 for Stock Cars and SportMods. The entry fee includes the driver pit pass on practice night. Drivers are highly encouraged to pre-enter for the event before Sept. 29 as after that date, the registration will be $100 for all classes.  Thursday and Friday will see drivers compete in complete shows, including heats, “B” features and “A” features. The top six in the “A” feature from each night will lock into Saturday’s Main event.  Saturdays racing action will include [Read More]