By Greg Aregoni LUXEMBURG, Wis. – Championship night is upon us for the 2013 season at Luxemburg Speedway. Tonight (Friday, Aug. 30) champions will be crowned in all five divisions. Tri-County Heating will sponsor the final point night with racing starting at 7 p.m. There will be kids’ bikes to be given away courtesy of Tri- County Heating. There is also Big Wheel’s courtesy of Cory Cochart racing. The IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks provide the closest battle and either way it shakes down there will be a first time champ. Derek Moede is considered the veteran in the class and holds a two point edge over rookie Dan VanPay. Sawyer Haese needs a little help as he sits five points behind Moede. Shawn Kilgore and Todd Dart have won many championships in their respective careers but a Luxemburg IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified crown has eluded both. This Friday night, one of their journeys will come to an end. Kilgore leads Dart by 19 points heading into the finale. Brandon Czarapata has already been crowned [Read More]
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – The United Wireless IMCA Sport Modifieds will have a little extra incentive to reach the front during Saturday’s Pack the Stands night at Dodge City Raceway Park as extra money has been added to their purse for the Aug. 31 event. Saturday’s card, which offers free admission to Dodge City residents, also includes the track’s other championship chase divisions of IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Thunder Cars and Hornets with racing action going green at 7:30 p.m. An extra $500 has been added to the United Wireless IMCA SportMod purse on Saturday night by an anonymous donor. Two hundred of the added $500 will go to the feature winner to bring the victor’s total take to $500. One hundred dollars has been added to both second and third place with 50 dollars added to both fourth and fifth, bringing the total payout for second through fifth to $325, $275, $200 and $175, respectively. The United Wireless IMCA Sport Modified division has featured highly competitive [Read More]
GILLETTE, Wyo. – Three feature events for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds are on the card for Gillette Thunder Speedway’s 14th annual East-West Clash Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-Sept. 1. The opening night feature pays $600 to win. Saturday and Sunday races pay $1,000 to win, a minimum of $100 to start and are 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifiers. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Racing Western Region and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded all three nights. Pit gates open at noon and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. all three nights. Traveling drivers can hotlap from 6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Entry fees are $50 on Friday, $65 on Saturday and $75 on Sunday. Pit passes are $25 on Friday and Saturday, $30 on Sunday or $75 for all three days. Friday grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors 60 and over and free for kids 12 and under. On Saturday and Sunday, spectator admission is $15 for adults, $12 for [Read More]
WACO, Texas – The winner’s share of the purse is $3,000 when Heart O’ Texas Speedway hosts the Southern SportMod Nationals set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7. The feature for IMCA Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods pays a minimum of $200 to start. Non-qualifiers get $150. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded. Entry fee is $50. All Southern SportMod drivers who have won a sanctioned feature this season are eligible to qualify for Saturday’s 12-car All-Star field. That race pays $350 to win and a minimum of $50 to start. Qualifying begins on Friday. The Sprint Series of Texas is also on the Saturday card. Pit gates open at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. both nights. Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, $3 for kids ages 6-11 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $25. More information is available by calling 254 829-2294 and at the www.heartotexasspeedway.com website. The ninth annual event had been rained out [Read More]
WATSONVILLE, Calif. – The biggest IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified payday of the season will come at Ocean Speedway’s third annual Pat Pettit Memorial Shootout Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21. The winner earns a hefty $15,003. The runner-up earns $5,003, while third place is worth $2,003, fourth place pays $1,203 and fifth nets $1,103. A minimum of $503 will be paid to start the 22-car, 50-lap event. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Larry Shaw Racing Western Region, Allstar Performance State and local track points will be awarded. Heat races and a qualifying feature will be held on Friday; ‘B’ mains, a last-chance qualifier and the main event are scheduled Saturday. Entry fee is $175 by Aug. 31 or $225 after that date. Sound restrictions will be strictly enforced and no IMCA cone mufflers will be allowed: Recommended for use is the Flowmaster 40 Series Delta Force Alcohol Race Muffler. Transponders and one-way radio receivers are also required. Pit pates open at 1 p.m., the grandstand opens at 4:30 p.m., hot laps are at 5 [Read More]
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – Following on the heels of this past weekend’s Inaugural Freedom Tour non-wing Sprint Car double, action continues with this Saturday’s championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park featuring all five of the track’s regular classes. And it’s time to pack the track’s spacious grandstands, as all residents of Dodge City who can provide proof of residence receive free admission to the Aug. 31 racing action that gets under way at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s tilt will include the headliner IMCA Xtreme Motor SportMods along with IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Thunder Cars on the 3/8-mile clay oval with the Hornets on the inner asphalt oval. With only the September 28 Jerry Soderberg Championship Memorial Event remaining after this Saturday night, the championship point battles are hanging in the balance with Austin Allen, Jeff Kaup, Billy Phelps, Matt O’Hair and Jarett Lunow leading their respective divisions into the night. Allen carries a 27-point advantage over Jon Herring Jr. in the Modified title chase with Jesse Smith [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa (Aug. 27) – The winner of the next Deery Brothers Summer Series event will also be the first champion crowned at the 2013 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The IMCA Late Model tour headlines the opening night program at Boone Speedway on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. The feature pays $3,000 to win, plus a bonus of $30 for each of as many as 50 sanctioned starts made during the weekly point season, and a minimum of $300 to start. All regular tour procedures will be followed at Super Nationals: Twenty-four cars will start the feature and take the initial green flag two-wide. Qualifying races are also on the Monday ticket for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods. Pit gates open and registration begins at 10 a.m., hot laps for those divisions are at 2 p.m. and the first heat race is at 3 p.m. Deery drivers will hot lap at approximately 6 p.m. The Late Model main event starts at approximately 10 p.m. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $5 [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa – One-way radios will be mandatory for all drivers in all divisions competing at the Sept. 2-7 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Drivers have the option of using either the RACEceiver Fusion 1600, which will operate on Channel 300, or Nitro-Bee, which will operate on Channel 299. If they do not already own such a device, both makes will be available for purchase on Manufacturers’ Row throughout the week.
GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Chevrolet Performance complements its established bonus program by awarding new motors to champions or top-finishing crate engine drivers in the Modified, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod main events at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. “Weekly track championship bonuses have become a staple of the Chevrolet program but the anticipation is really high for the 602 and 604 crate engine giveaways during the upcoming Super Nationals,” noted IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “In combination with Karl Chevrolet, we’ll award no less than five complete crate engines during the Saturday night program in Boone and make the infield an even more exciting place than it already is.” The engines of main event winners in all three divisions will be sold during the auction that follows the Saturday program at Boone Speedway. IMCA Northern and Southern SportMod drivers competing with crate engines are in the running this season for bonuses from Chevrolet Performance as part of a program now in its ninth season. Chevrolet Performance will give $250 bonuses [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa – Tech inspection, an open practice session, some music and a big party are in the works for Sunday, Sept. 1, the night before the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s get underway at Boone Speedway. Pre-tech opens at 10 a.m. Sunday for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods only, the two divisions that start qualifying on Labor Day. Tech inspection ends at 4 p.m. Pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. for the 5 p.m. practice, which is open to all divisions running at Super Nationals. Admission is $10. The practice session will be followed by a complimentary chili supper, complete with beverages, for everyone who purchased pit admission. The rock and roll band Helforstout, based out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, plays from sundown to 1 a.m. A stage will be set up on the speedway grounds for fans to take in the live music performance at no charge. More than 300 drivers from across the United States and Canada are already pre-entered for the 31st annual Super Nationals.