OSBORN, Mo. – The biggest IMCA Sunoco Stock Car race of the season at US 36 Raceway is this Friday, July 30. The Crist Family and US 36 Raceway present the fifth annual Joe Crist Memorial, which pays $2,062 to win and makes the winning driver eligible to qualify for the B & B Chassis All-Star Invitational. The main event pays a minimum of $125 to start and the longest haul is good for $162, with $62 paid for heat race wins, drawing the no. 62 chip, and hard luck award. The Crist Memorial is draw/redraw and the $35 pre-registration fee covers the driver’s pit pass. Many prizes will be given away at the drivers, meeting and throughout the night. Past winners of the event are Jason Estes in 2017, Blake Peeler in 2018, J.J. Baumli in 2019 and Steve Starmer in 2020.
LaCROSSE, Kan. – Competitors with the Drive to Zero POWRI United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing are preparing for Rush County Speedway’s Bullring Nationals. The United Rebel Sprint Series will be in competition on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31 atop the action-packed bullring located in LaCrosse, Kan. This race is always a favorite amongst drivers and fans as the action is non-stop on the ¼-mile Bullring. On Friday, July 30, hot laps will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the green flying over competition at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults, kids ages 5-10 $5 and kids under five free. On Saturday, July 31, hot laps are again slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m. IGeneral admission will remain the same for Saturday’s event. The United Rebel Sprint Series partnered with Kansas’ Drive to Zero program to offer a $5,000 pay day to the 2021 series champion. The Drive to Zero program was designed with one goal in mind – to reduce fatalities and serious injuries that occur [Read More]
MUSKEGON, Mich. – A $1,000 top prize and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility are on the line Saturday night for IMCA Modifieds at Thunderbird Raceway. The July 31 program is presented by JJ Motorsports. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4:30 p.m., with hot laps at 5 p.m. and racing at 6:15 p.m. Pit passes are $30 and spectator tickets will be available at the front gate. Adults are $12, seniors $10, kids ages 6-11 $5 and five and under free.
By Ben Deatherage LEBANON, Ore. – Willamette Speedway will be the place to be on Saturday, Aug. 21. The historic 1/3-mile clay oval will be hosting a $5,000 to win IMCA Sunoco Stock Car event along with a 100-lap, $1,500 to win IMCA Modified show. Both events will no doubt attract some top-tier talent to the Lebanon facility. The IMCA Modified 100-lapper was originally slated for July 24 but was pushed back to the August date. The winner of the Stock Car event becomes an automatic qualifier for the B & B Chassis All-Star Invitational while the Modified winner becomes eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway in September. More details regarding the payout structure and format of the Willamette show will be released as soon as possible. This is an event you surely do not want to miss out on. For more information, log on to the track website or Facebook pages.
BRITT, Iowa – Forty laps will be the distance and $2,000 will be the winner’s share of the Hobo 40 feature for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars on Friday, July 30 at Hancock County Speedway. The Hancock County Fair show pays a minimum of $200 to start with a $75 entry fee payable through the MyRacePass link. The winner becomes eligible to qualify for the B & B Chassis All-Star Invitational. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are also on the draw/redraw card. Pit passes are $35. Spectator admission is $15 for adults and free for kids ages 12 and under. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. More information about the Hobo 40 is posted on the track Facebook page.
SPRING VALLEY, Minn. – Brett Moffitt will add to his IMCA heritage at the upcoming Harris Clash. The 2007 Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod Clash winner, Moffitt will wheel an IMCA Modified at the 30th annual event on Aug. 3 at Deer Creek Speedway. “I’m pretty excited about it. I’ve worked with him since he was about 13 years old,” Clash promoter Bob Harris said of Moffitt, the youngest driver to win at Knoxville Raceway, the 2015 rookie of the year in the NASCAR Cup Series and 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion. “It’s pretty cool and a benefit for the Clash.” Moffitt will pilot a Jason Snyder-owned car. His first night in that ride is at Benton County Speedway’s Aug. 1 Racing For Autism show. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver will then be among the IMCA Modified competitors chasing a Clash record $5,000 payday at Spring Valley as well as the $1,000 to be paid to the Wehrs Machine and Racing Products Race of Champions winner. Wehrs has added $3,500 to the Modified purse while TraLo gives [Read More]
SPENCER, Iowa – Plenty of cold, hard cash will be paid out during the Aug. 2-7 IMCA Hot Summer Nights Series. Many of the best IMCA drivers from across the Midwest and the nation will follow IMCA Speedweek, traveling to five different tracks in Iowa and Minnesota. “There’s been a lot of interest from track officials and drivers in a tour-type Speedweek and the Hot Summer Nights theme seemed particularly appropriate this year,” noted IMCA President Brett Root. “Speedweek will give a lot of drivers the opportunity to race for more money at both established IMCA tracks and specials.” A $5,000 main event for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars headlines the Monday night opener at Clay County Fair Speedway. IMCA Modifieds, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks all race for $1,000 to win Aug. 2 at Spencer. IMCA Modifieds take their turn running for a $5,000 top prize on Aug. 3 at the Harris Clash. Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., hosts the 30th annual Clash, IMCA’s longest continuously running one-day special. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods [Read More]
By Frank Buhrman POTTSVILLE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Sprint Series will run a rare tripleheader this weekend, with three races on the schedule, including stops at the series’ oldest track and its newest. On Friday night, PASS will join the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series for a co-sanctioned event at Big Diamond Speedway. On Saturday, the IMCA RaceSaver Sprinters will visit the quarter-mile Path Valley Speedway bullring, now in its 22nd season of hosting PASS racing. Then on Sunday, the new Bloomsburg Fair Raceway will host the PASS and MASS sprinters for the first time ever. At Big Diamond, pit gates will open at 5 p.m. and grandstands at 5:30, with warm-ups starting at 7:15 and racing at 7:45. Adult admission is $22 ($20 for seniors; kids under 16 and active duty military with ID free). Pit admission is $40 ($30 for PASS and MASS members). This is the first PASS race at Big Diamond since 2015 and it will produce a new winner for the series, since no previous PASS winner is still active in RaceSaver [Read More]
ALGONA, Iowa – Veterans and drivers in multiple IMCA divisions take their turns in the spotlight as the successful Hunting With Heroes Salute to Veterans Race expands from a one night special to a three-night tour this July. IMCA Modifieds race for at least $3,000 and up to $3,500 to win in three Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying features as the Salute to Veterans tour travels to Clay County Fair Speedway on July 28, Kossuth County Speedway on July 29 and Boone Speedway on July 31. IMCA Sunoco Stock Car features pay $2,250 to win at Spencer, $3,500 at Algona and $1,000 at Boone and are B & B Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifiers. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods race for $1,250 to win at Clay County, $1,500 at Kossuth County and $1,000 at Boone, while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks run for $1,000 to win the first two nights and for $600 in the finale. Total purse for the three nights will be more than $85,000 and all feature winners receive custom carved wooden trophies created by Anthony Martin, [Read More]
JEFFERSON, S.D. – A Monday Night Mayhem event comes to Park Jefferson Speedway on July 26 as the race track hosts an IMCA Modified Fast Shafts All-Star eligibility qualifying event paying $1,000 to win. Drivers will be coming from around the area to tackle some of the best competition to make themselves eligible for qualifying during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. A number of local IMCA Modified drivers will be gunning for the top spot, with a handful of drivers who have previously qualified. Drivers such as Chris Abelson, Ricky ‘Racer’ Stephan and more have put their names forward in previous years by winning $1,000 to win events across the Upper Midwest. Local Sioux City hot shoe Cody Thompson is already eligible to qualify but would love to take home more money and points as he contends for rookie of the year titles. Joining the card on Monday are the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. All divisions run a full night of racing [Read More]