MASON CITY, Iowa – IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified drivers will have two opportunities to take home $1,000 checks during the Memorial holiday at I-35 Speedway. Both the Sunday, May 25 Skip Rose Memorial and Monday, May 26 XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour features at Mason City pay $1,000 to win and are qualifying events for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars also race for $1,000 to win each night. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are also on Sunday and Monday programs. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and local track points will be given both nights. Special series points for the Modifieds are also at stake on Monday. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., the draw closes at 5:45 p.m. and racing follows 6 p.m. hot laps Sunday and Monday. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Family passes are $40. Pit passes [Read More]
VINTON, Iowa (May 13) – Blame all that rain on Monday and this morning’s unseasonably cool temperatures for postponement of tonight’s XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour event at Benton County Speedway. The fifth annual tour for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds was to have opened Tuesday at Vinton. That race will now be rescheduled on a date to be determined. First night for the series will now be on Memorial Day Monday, May 26 at I-35 Speedway in Mason City. The feature pays $1,000 to win, a minimum of $150 to start and is a qualifier for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6 p.m. with racing to follow. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are also on the holiday card.
VINTON, Iowa – Opening night brings the XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour back to the first track the IMCA Modified division called home. The Tuesday, May 13 IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified feature at Benton County Speedway pays $1,000 to win, a minimum of $150 to start, and is a qualifying event for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Previous tour winners at Vinton include Vern Jackson of Waterloo in 2011, Jeff Waterman of Quincy, Ill., in 2012 and Cayden Carter of Oskaloosa last May. All three will be back in town for opening night, as part of a strong contingent of local competitors and drivers from Iowa and Illinois chasing series points. Defending series champion Ronn Lauritzen of Jesup said he’d be at Vinton to begin his quest for back-to-back crowns. Among the many other drivers also confirmed for the opener are 2013 runner-up Mike Van Genderen of Newton, third in points and 2011 series champion Mark Elliott of Webster City, defending track champion Joe Docekal of Dysart, and former track champions Scott Hogan [Read More]