New promoter takes charge at Roadrunner Speedway

CARLSBAD, N.M. – After taking the scientific approach to getting the track surface ready, Aaron Norman turns his first-year promotional efforts to publicizing events and drivers at Roadrunner Speedway. A chemical compound added to the high alkaline dirt that makes up the ¼-mile oval already helped produce a successful test and tune session. Saturday race programs start on March 21 and continue through Sept. 19 for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. “For a track promoter, especially an obsessive compulsive promoter, your goal is to have that perfect race program,” said Norman, the 2014 Hobby Stock champion at Carlsbad. “You’re always trying to do better than the last time you raced.” “We’re going to put an emphasis on technology and use that to our advantage to promote Roadrunner,” he added. “We’ve invested a lot of money and will use the Internet and Youtube.” Permanent restroom facilities, a not so scientific but much appreciated amenity, will be in place this season. “I grew [Read More]


IMCA Northern SportMods find Saturday home at Southern Oregon

WHITE CITY, Ore. (March 27) – The Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods have found yet an­other new home in another state. Southern Oregon Speedway at White City has added the divi­sion to Saturday programs begin­ning with opening night on April 26. “Drivers in our ‘B’ modified class wanted us to sanction. They like the IMCA rules because they can also race in California and Nevada, and at events like the Duel In The Desert,” explained Operations Manager Chuck Pra­ther Jr. “Our drivers like the engine option. This is an economical division and I believe car count numbers will grow here,” he added. “The Northern SportMods will be a very good complement to the IMCA Modifieds.” The 2013 season was the first for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds at Southern Oregon, a 1/3-mile clay oval. They’ll share the program with the Northern SportMods at the Aug. 30-31 Lon Skinner Memo­rial. Season championship night is Sept. 27. “Our Northern SportMod division is a perfect addition to weekly shows at Southern Ore­gon Speedway,” IMCA Director of Track Relations Jim [Read More]