Smiley’s Racing Products giving back again as new IMCA Southern SportMod title sponsor

MESQUITE, Texas – Smiley’s Racing Products will celebrate both its 50th year in business and its first season as title sponsor of the IMCA Southern SportMod division in 2018. The Mesquite, Texas, high-performance parts manu­facturer and distributor has signed on to provide a portion of the $9,500 point fund to be paid to top 15 drivers in national standings for Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods. The new three-year agreement runs through the 2020 season. “Many Southern SportMod drivers are already our customers, and our friends. This is another way we can give back to them,” said Smiley’s owner Tom Lorenz. “The Southern SportMods are a very economical, very competitive class. It’s a grassroots-type division and strong because it’s so affordable.” “We have had a very good relationship with IMCA for many years,” he added. “We’ve both been around for a long time and we are proud to be an IMCA sponsor.” The home of Hoosier Tire Southwest, Smiley’s is part of national decal programs for Northern and Southern SportMods. Drivers in both those divisions are [Read More]


Axle Exchange continues support of IMCA Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational 

DES MOINES, Iowa – Axle Exchange continues marquee role in supporting one of the highest-profile IMCA Modified events of the season. The Des Moines company sponsors the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational and will provide a portion of the purse paid to the 30 starters in the Sept. 7 race at Boone Speedway, during the IMCA Speedway Motors Su­per Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Each of those drivers receives a free custom Velocita fire suit and mini replica driveshaft from Axle Ex­change, manufacturer of the Fast Shafts brand of drive shafts and 16-year IMCA sponsor. “IMCA racing has been a big part of our growth and a bigger part of my life for many years. IMCA racers have showed their support of our company’s products and efforts and we look forward to continuing our efforts in supporting the sport we love,” said Fast Shafts President Pat Fagen. “We have some exciting things happening and continue to do our best to offer the best product, at the best price, with the best service. We can’t thank IMCA enough [Read More]


Dynatech Headers delivers awards to top IMCA Modified, Sprint Car drivers 

BOONVILLE, Ind. – More than $1,200 worth of Dynatech Headers product certificates will be awarded to IMCA Modified and IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers following the conclusion of the 2018 point season. The Boonville, Ind., exhaust systems and related components manufacturer again gives a $500 product certificate to the national Modified champion. The runner-up receives $350, with $250 for third and $100 for seventh The national Sprint Car champion gets a $350 product certificate. Dynatech begins its 14th season as an IMCA sponsor and all awards will be presented during the IMCA national banquet in November. “Dynatech is looking forward to partnering with IMCA for the 14th consecutive year to bring awards to deserving racers,” said AFCO Performance Group Marketing Director Kerri Hart. “It is a longstanding tradition to be involved with IMCA and we are excited to award racers with product certificates toward Dynatech products.” Information about the complete Dynatech product line is available at the by calling 800 848-5850, at the www.dynatechheaders.com website and on Facebook. “We’ve tried to tailor the Sprint Car [Read More]


PRO Shocks continues awards in IMCA Sprint, Stock, Hobby, SportMod divisions

BOONVILLE, Ind. – IMCA drivers in five divisions enjoy contingency award support from PRO Shocks again in 2018. Located in Boonville, Ind., and a nine-year sponsor, PRO gives a set of four shocks to the na­tional IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car champion and nearly $5,000 in product certificates to eligible IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and IMCA Southern SportMod drivers. “The team at PRO Shocks is pleased to participate as an IMCA marketing partner again in 2018 by giving back to racers across five divisions,” said AFCO Performance Group Marketing Director Kerri Hart. “We look forward to presenting shocks and awards to the outstanding racers in their classes. We’re preparing for an exciting season of IMCA racing!” Certificates valued at $300, $200 and $100 go to top three eligible drivers in the two re­gions for Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks, and in final national standings for each SportMod division. All certificates will be presented during the national banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home [Read More]


AFCO marks sponsorship milestone in 25th season of IMCA support 

BOONVILLE, Ind. – AFCO joins even more exclusive company in 2018, its 25th consecutive season as an IMCA sponsor. The Boonville, Ind., manufacturer becomes just the fifth company to reach the quarter-century mark of sponsorship with IMCA, continuing a generous slate of awards for IMCA Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and IMCA South­ern SportMod drivers. “AFCO is thrilled to mark its 25th year supporting IMCA racing. We value our longstanding tradition of being involved with this great organization,” said AFCO Performance Group Marketing Director Kerri Hart. “We look forward to awarding IMCA racers with GM replacement frame kits and many various contingency awards. We’re gearing up for an exciting racing season!” The Modified national champion and rookie of the year, as well as the first hard luck driver to get upside down during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, all receive GM frame replace­ment kits. Top three eligible drivers in each of the five Modified regions receive product certificates worth $250, [Read More]


CPT morphs into new sponsorship role with IMCA

SONOMA, Calif. – A company that got its start with a grinder, a torch and high hopes is the new­est sponsor for IMCA Modified and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod special events. CPT Racing Manufacturing, owned by veteran Modified driver Chris Compton, awards $50 gift certificates to a designated top five finisher at 45 specials for those two divisions. The CPT product line includes birdcages and a wide variety of other dirt track specialty products, among them pullbars and polyurethane biscuits. “I smashed a birdcage at Petaluma in 2012 and started making them myself,” said Compton, who recently ordered a CNC lathe for his growing business. “I figured I should make five and sell the other four. They sold and I’ve been making them ever since.” Compton has also purchased a new parts trailer to serve area race tracks. “I can’t believe it’s morphed into this. I’ve always listened to my customers, made improvement to my products and hopefully provided better customer service,” he said. “I guess I inherited the smarts from my dad Ira, an [Read More]


Crate engine purchase in February is good for $250 rebate from Chevrolet Performance 

VINTON, Iowa – It’s like Christmas in February. Chevrolet Performance is giving $250 rebates to IMCA drivers purchasing GM 602 or GM 604 crate engines during the month of February. Drivers planning to buy a 602 or 604 crate can contact an authorized dealer, such as Karl Perfor­mance, Friesen Chevrolet or Kupper Chevrolet, for Deal Of The Month details and a rebate form. The offer is good from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28; rebate forms must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018 and it should take six to eight weeks for drivers to receive a $250 debit card. A rebate form and more information about the Deal Of The Month is available at the Chevro­let.com/performance/offers website.


JAZ renews IMCA awards, continues national Modified decal program role 

SANTA PAULA, Calif. – A California company that has rewarded IMCA drivers for their on-track accomplishments for more than two decades will do so again in 2018. JAZ Products gives more than $14,000 in product certificates to drivers in all eight sanctioned divisions, in its 23rd year as an IMCA sponsor. The Santa Paula manufacturer also returns to a key role in the national decal program for IMCA Modifieds. “JAZ Products is pleased to have such a great partnership with IMCA for well over 20 years now, and to continue offering contingency awards to well deserving IMCA winners,” said JAZ Sales Manager Bradley Jewett. “We get a lot of thank you letters from appreciative racers in IMCA and we want them to know we also appreciate them in return for their hard work and dedication. JAZ would like to wish the racers the best of luck and keep up the amazing work in the 2018 racing season!” JAZ Products certifi­cates valued at $500, $300, $200, $100 and $75 go to the top five drivers in [Read More]


Coleman Racing Products awards program is a ‘10’ for IMCA Modified drivers in 2018

MENOMINEE, Mich. – Coleman Racing Products has designated post-season awards for two drivers in each of the five regions for IMCA Modifieds again in 2018. The Menominee, Mich., high performance parts manufacturer and distributor, a 13-year IMCA sponsor, gives $50 product certificates to both the rookie of the year and the sixth place driver in point standings for the East­ern, North Central, Central, South Central and Western regions. Certificates will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the fol­lowing week from the IMCA home office. “Coleman Racing Products is proud to sponsor IMCA, which is one of the largest and fastest growing sanctioning racing bodies dedicated to the weekly racer,” Coleman’s Glenn Myers said. “We hope to continue this relationship well into the future.” Information about Coleman products is available at the www.colemanracing.com website, on Facebook or by calling 800 221-1851. “This is the 13th season promoting Coleman Racing Products and from the outset their target has been IMCA Modified drivers in each region, and specifically those in their first [Read More]


RAM Clutches contingencies renewed for IMCA Stocks, Hobbies, SportMods

COLUMBIA, S.C. – RAM Clutches continues a popular contingency award program benefitting drivers in four IMCA divisions this season. The Columbia, S.C., manufacturer gives $50 product certificates to IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and IMCA Southern SportMod competitors. “We have just completed our fifth year as a sponsor of IMCA and we could not be happier with the response we have received,” said RAM’s Mike Norcia. “We are pleased and proud to support these racers and such a wonderful organization!” Top five eligible drivers in the EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and Southern regions for Stock Cars, Big Daddy Race Cars Northern and Southern regions for Hobby Stocks, and in both national North­ern and Southern SportMod standings earn RAM awards. Drivers in all four divisions must display two RAM decals on their race car, compete with a RAM manual transmission and return a com­pleted sign-up form to the IMCA home office by Aug. 1 to be eligible for those contingencies. All certificates will be presented during the national awards [Read More]