IMCA RaceSaver Sprints run at Smackdown on March 3

KILGORE, Texas – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars now take the green flag at Lone Star Speedway’s Smackdown special on Saturday, March 3. The main event pays $1,200 to win and a minimum of $200 to start. Non-qualifier pay is $100, there is no entry fee and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and IMCA State points will be awarded. Twenty-four cars will start the 25-lap feature. The pit gate will open by 3 p.m. while the grandstand area will open by 4:30 p.m. Cutoff for the draw is 5 p.m., with the drivers’ meeting at 5:30 p.m. and hot laps at 6 p.m. with racing to follow. Adult grandstand admission is $15, seniors 65 and older and military personnel at $12, kids ages 6-11 are $5, and five and under get in free. Pit passes are $35. An open practice runs from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, March 2. Pit passes are $15 and grandstand admission is free. More information is available at the website or by calling 903 986-9731. The Smackdown was postponed from [Read More]


Champion of inaugural IMCA Lone Star Stock Car Tour earns $5K

ABILENE, Texas – They do everything big in Texas and the Lone Star IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Tour will be big. Very big. The champion of the inaugural tour, sponsored by Sniper Speed, takes home a $5,000 share of the nearly $15,000 in point fund money to be paid out following the Feb. 16-24 tour. The runner-up earns $2,500, with $2,000 paid for third, $1,500 for fourth, $1,000 for fifth, $500 for sixth, $400 for seventh, $300 for eighth, $250 for ninth and $150 for 10th. In addition, drivers finishing 11th on back with perfect attendance will be eligible for a $1,000 cash drawing. Eight $750 to win events are on the tour schedule, starting with Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17 features during Abilene Speedway’s traditional season-opening Ice Breaker special. The tour is at 281 Speedway in Stephenville on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 18 and 19 and Boyd Raceway hosts Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 20 and 21 shows. Wrapping up the tour is the Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24 twinbill during [Read More]


URSS concentrates on quality, payout in 2018

OBERLIN, Kan. – The Myers Engines sponsored United Rebel Sprint Series will go into its 13th season in 2018 with a tentative schedule paying more money than any other season in the past. “We’ve tried to concentrate more on quality shows this year with most races paying a minimum of $1,000 to win,” said founder Rick Salem. Salem also said additional races are still in the works and as soon as verified will be added to the schedule. One highlight will be the Dodge City, Kan., Raceway Park 305 Nationals on June 15 and 16 with the winner taking home a cool $3,000 and a minimum of $600 paid to start the Saturday night main event. RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., will host the 10th annual Wheatshocker Nationals on July 14 and 15, which will pay $2,000 to win. Lance Pittmann will again provide a custom smoker/pellet grill courtesy of S&W Supply/Federated Auto Parts out of Hays to the overall point leader for the two-day event. The Rebels will visit Thayer County Speedway in Deshler, [Read More]


Big payday for IMCA Modifieds at March 3 Pahrump special

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Three thousand dollars is the winner’s share when IMCA Modifieds travel to Pahrump Valley Speedway for the Saturday, March 3 Stormin’ Mormon Memorial. The event is held in honor of Ray Wulfenstein, a long-time driver from Pahrump nicknamed the Stormin’ Mormon, who died in January of 2017. A minimum of $300 will be paid to start the 40-lap Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region and IMCA Nevada State points will be awarded. Pit gates open at noon and the grandstand opens at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 4:30 p.m. and racing starts shortly after 5 p.m. Entry fee is $45 and pit passes are $25. Grandstand admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 55 and over, $6 for kids ages 6-14 and free for ages five and under. Questions can be directed to promoter Chad Broadhead at 702 328-8101, event coordinator Bryan Wulfenstein at 775 209-3638 or Modified race director Leland Hibdon at 775 209-6896. “Both Bryan and [Read More]


Abilene Speedway opens with IMCA Ice Breaker special 

ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Speedway’s traditional season-opening Ice Breaker is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, with four IMCA divisions on the program each evening. IMCA Modifieds run for $700 to win each night, IMCA Southern SportMods for $600 and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $250. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars vie for $750 to win in their Lone Star Tour features. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, state and track points will be awarded for both draw/redraw programs. The pits open at 4 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, pit gates open at 3 p.m. and racing gets underway at 7 p.m. Overnight accommodations with racer’s rates are available at Motel 6, 325 672-8462, or the Whitten Inn, 800 588-5050. Gates open at 5 p.m. and an open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. More information about the Ice Breaker, presented by Smiley’s Racing Products, Showtime Signs & Designs and NAPA Auto Parts, can be directed to promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or [Read More]


$1,500 to win features top nine Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour dates 

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. – $1,500 to win features will be complemented by sunshine and 85 degree days over the course of the Feb. 9-18 Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour. One hundred and eleven Modified drivers, and another 49 Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod competi­tors, representing 16 states and two provinces, were pre-registered for the second annual tour. Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek; Sunday and Monday, Feb. 11 and 12 at Central Arizona Speed­way in Casa Grande; Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 14 and 15 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria; and Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-18 at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region, Allstar Per­formance State and special series points will be awarded to the Modifieds. A minimum of $150 will be paid to start each feature. Arizona Speedway opens the pit gates at 3 p.m. and the grandstand at 4 p.m., with racing at 6:30 p.m. both nights. [Read More]


IMCA Big Chill Throwdown starts season this weekend at 281 Speedway

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – IMCA Modifieds now race for $1,000 to win along with a berth on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot on opening night of 281 Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 Big Chill Throwdown. The 2018 lidlifter at Stephenville boasts a $600 to win feature for the Modifieds on Saturday while IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Southern SportMods battle for $500 top checks each night and Mach-1 Sport Compacts race for $200 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded and both shows are draw/redraw. There is no entry fee. Pits open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. both nights. Racing starts at 8 p.m. Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, military and students, and free for kids five and under. Pit passes are $35. More information is available on Facebook or by call­ing 512 636-0528.

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2018 Deery Brothers Summer Series schedule marked by milestones

VINTON, Iowa – A schedule packed with milestone events sees the Deery Brothers Summer Series make its 50th visit to one race track and its first-ever to another speedplant this season. Thirteen race dates are on the calendar for the 32nd annual IMCA Late Model tour, which opens April 13 with the $5,000 to win Rebel 5K on the quarter mile oval at Davenport Speedway. Davenport also hosts the series finale, on the-half mile track on Sept. 21. “There are a lot of milestones this year,” acknowledged Tour Director Kevin Yoder. “Bookending events on different sized tracks at Davenport is unique and it’s been several years since we’ve had two shows in Illinois.” “It’s a really different looking schedule, which is great,” he added. “There are a lot of places where series drivers don’t have a lot of laps.” Deery drivers are at Cedar County Raceway in Tipton on April 21, at Maquoketa Speedway on May 5 and at Quad City Speedway in East Moline, Ill., on May 6 before the May 28 Memorial Day [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds headline four Winter Challenge Series dates at Canyon

PEORIA, Ariz. – IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win and berths on the Fast Shafts Allstar Invita­tional all four nights of the 2018 Winter Challenge Series at Canyon Speedway Park. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21 and Jan. 27-28 programs also feature IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods in $500 to win features while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks chase $250 top checks. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Allstar Performance State and special series, but no track points, will be given all four nights. Larry Shaw Race Cars Western Region points will also be awarded to Modifieds, EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Region points to Stock Cars and Big Daddy Race Cars Southern Region points to Hobby Stocks. Pill draw is $25 for the Modifieds, $20 for both Stock Cars and Northern SportMods, and $10 for Hobby Stocks. Pit gates will be open throughout both weekends and camping is available. Grandstands open at 11 a.m. and racing begins at 1 p.m. Pit passes are $35 for adults, $20 for kids ages 7-11 and [Read More]


March 3 opening night for Sprint Series of Oklahoma 

By David Smith Jr. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – An ambitious schedule awaits the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest as officials released their 2018 slate on Saturday. The first of four events at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker is slated for Saturday, March 3. Other events scheduled at the 1/4-mile, red clay oval are Friday, April 27; Friday, June 29 as part of the second annual Freedom 40; and the Sprint Car series season finale on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the third annual Pat Suchy Classic. The doubleheader weekend at Southern Oklahoma Speedway is March 9-10. Other Friday events at the Ardmore speedplant are April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. Enid Speedway, located on the Garfield County Fairgrounds, has one event slated thus far, which will take place on Saturday, March 31. Lawton Speedway, which will run IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars weekly in 2018, hosts SSO events on Saturdays April 14, July 7 and Aug. 11. Oklahoma Sports Park [Read More]