VINTON, Iowa – IMCA Modifieds are in the running for $1,000 to win at Benton County Speedway’s Sunday, April 2 World Nationals Hangover. The feature is a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot-qualifying event. IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods are also on the card. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and hot laps are at 5 p.m. with racing to follow. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids. Pit passes are $25. More information is available from Promoter Mick Trier at 515 201-5526 or Manager Mike Van Genderen at 641 521-0330.
DONNELLSON, Iowa – IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win each night and there’s a $1,000 point fund for each of the four sanctioned divisions featured in April 5-8 Frostbuster specials. Opening night is Wednesday, April 5 at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson. Benton County Speedway at Vinton hosts the Thursday, April 6 show. The Friday, April 7 Frostbuster is at Marshalltown Speedway with the Saturday, April 8 finale at Boone Speedway. All four Modified main events are qualifiers for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and Ken Schrader will race at both Lee County and Benton County events. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $500 to win, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for $400 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $250 to win each night of Frostbuster Week. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State points will be given at all four shows. Entry fees are $30 for Modifieds, $25 for Stocks and $20 for both the SportMods and Hobbies. Pit passes are $25. Mach-1 Sport Compacts are [Read More]
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – It’s nearly time to flip the page of the calendar to April. That means we’re well into the countdown toward opening night of dirt track racing action just more than two weeks away at Dodge City Raceway Park. The 2017 season kicks off at the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval on Saturday, April 15, with a full slate of championship chase action including Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. The season opener will go green at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30. It marks the first of a dozen nights of championship chase action at DCRP before closing out the season with the return of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Oct. 27-28. The DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds will be in action over all 12 nights of championship chase action with the IMCA SportMods, Stock Cars and [Read More]
LONGDALE, Okla. – The Meyers Racing Engines National Points chase kicks off the 2017 season with a United Rebel Sprint Series/Sprint Series of Oklahoma co-sanctioned show this Saturday, April 1 at Longdale, Okla., Speedway. Last year the Rebels made one appearance at the lightning-quick 3/8-mile oval with Luke Cranston besting a 26-car field that ran the full 25-lap feature caution free in just six minutes and 47 seconds. The Midwest’s best 305 Sprint Car racers always put on a spectacular show for the fans each and every night. Look for a solid field of racers from both series to battle it out for $1,000 to win, $250 to start purse. Drivers making the tow this year will include three-time URSS national champion Jake Bubak, 2016 IMCA rookie of the year Zach Blurton, plus veterans Mike Peters, Brian Herbert, Ty Williams, Keefe Hemel, Tyler and Jordan Knight, Steven Richardson, Taylor Velasquez and Jed Werner, among others. Sprint Series of Oklahoma drivers include defending IMCA national and tour champion Andy Shouse, Joe Wood Jr., Shayla Waddell, Cody Whitworth, [Read More]
POCOLA, Okla. (March 27) – IMCA Modifieds race for $1,500 to win this weekend, at Tri-State Speedway’s rescheduled Cecil Harlan Memorial Kegger. Practice is from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 30. Qualifying begins Friday, March 31 with last-chance races and the feature on Saturday, April 1. The 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier pays a minimum of $200 to start. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region and Allstar State points, but no local track points, will be awarded. Menasco Racing Enterprises gives a $500 bonus to the driver making the long tow. Entry fee is $100. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing follows 6:30 p.m. hot laps both days. Adult grandstand admission is $10 on Friday and $12 on Saturday; kids ages 6-12 get in for $5 each night. Pit passes are $30 on Friday and $35 on Saturday. Pit passes are $20 and grandstand admission is free for the Thursday practice. The Kegger was rescheduled from last weekend because of rain. [Read More]
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Marshalltown Speedway opens with one of the highest paying events of the season for IMCA Modifieds, the $10,000 to win March 30-April 1 World Nationals. The 11th annual World Nationals is IMCA sanctioned and open to Modified competitors using claim or crate engine options. The minimum $500 to start feature is a qualifying event for the 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $1,000 to win while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $500 to win both Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Qualifying starts on Friday for the Modifieds. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State, but no local track points will be awarded. Modified entry for the weekend is $175 while Stock Cars and SportMods are $50 per day and Hobby Stocks $25 per day. Tow money for the Modifieds is $250. Pit gates will open at 4 p.m. each day, with an open practice from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday preceding the Cookies BBQ Sauce Kickoff to the [Read More]
WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa – The track that hosted the first Deery Brothers Summer Series event rolls out the red carpet for the first IMCA Late Model tour event of the season next Saturday, April 1. The Deery Series returns to 34 Raceway for a $2,000 to win, minimum $300 to start opening night feature. Forty-eight previous events have been held at West Burlington, more than at any other track, in the tour’s 30-year history. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded, as will special series points, as the tour switches to IMCA’s 40-point system. Heat race points will be awarded (in 3-2-1 increments), also for the first time. “We obviously have a long history with 34 Raceway and with the title sponsor of the series having a dealership in town, there is a lot of connection with West Burlington,” noted IMCA President Brett Root. “It’s good to see the series open there again.” Drivers with perfect series attendance in 2016 are eligible for the $250 Sunoco Race Fuels [Read More]
BRIDGEPORT, N.J. – The stage is set. The schedule is official. Teams are anxious to start battling. The IMCA RaceSaver Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, with the headline sponsor Engler Machine and Tool at the helm, will start its points chase at the fastest track in the east, Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey, on Sunday, April 30. MASS Sprints can officially announce their schedule with stops in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, at tracks such as Bridgeport, Grandview, Delaware International, Big Diamond, Georgetown, Williams Grove and Susquehanna Speedways. This diverse schedule will test drivers’ skill and stamina as teams battle throughout the season to crown a champion. Drivers like Tim Tanner, Tommy Carberry, Bryant Davis, Stef Carberry, Joe Kay, Eddie Wagner, Jeff Geiges, Craig Pellegrini, David Bonner and Logan Diehl, among others, intend to fight for the crown. As the new series on the block, the management team has worked hard to make the first season start off with a splash. Their first task was to make sure the purse stayed true to RaceSaver roots with at least $300 to win and $150 to start for all races. MASS secured major marketing partners to [Read More]
By David Smith Jr. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – It’s time for the long-awaited season opener for the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products as it opens its sophomore season this Saturday night, March 25, at Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore. This event will also be race two for the Sprint Series of Texas IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series. Defending inaugural series and IMCA Sprint Car national champion Andy Shouse will be back to defend his crowns while series runner-up Joe Wood Jr. looks to garner championship honors this season. Drivers back on the SSO tour include Shayla Waddell, Cody Whitworth, Gary Owens, Chris Kelly, Mike Scott, Brandon Jennings, Blake Scott, Ty Williams, Jerry Jumper, Jake Martens, Chad Koch and Loyd Clevenger. A strong cast of rookie of the year contenders will look to jump into sprint car competition full-time this season including Dillon Laden, Justin Fisk, Josh Toho, Michael Gossman, Tanner Conn and Stan Constant. This event will be the second point race for the SST and [Read More]
POCOLA, Okla. – Top prize for IMCA Modifieds is $1,500 at Tri-State Speedway’s 38th annual Cecil Harlan Memorial Kegger Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25. The 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier pays a minimum of $200 to start. NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader will be among the competitors this weekend at Pocola. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region and Allstar State points, but no local track points, will be given. Menasco Racing Enterprises gives a $500 bonus to the driver making the long tow. Entry fee is $100. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing follows 6:30 p.m. hot laps both days. Adult grandstand admission is $10 on Friday and $12 on Saturday; kids ages 6-12 get in for $5 each night. Pit passes are $30 on Friday and $35 on Saturday. An open practice runs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 23. Pit passes are $20 and grandstand admission is free. More information about the Kegger is posted on the www.tri-statespeedway.com website and on Facebook.