Hobby Stock

Sunoco fuels up for 32nd season as IMCA sponsor

LINWOOD, Pa. (Feb. 13, 2024) – The manufacturer of The Official Fuel of IMCA returns to a number of sponsorship roles with the sanctioning body and its 9,000-plus member drivers in 2024. Sunoco Race Fuels backs IMCA Late Model, Stock Car and Hobby Stock drivers competing weekly as divisional title sponsor for each of those divisions, and as event title sponsor of the Stock Car Race of Champions during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. “At 32 years, Sunoco is one of our longest tenured sponsors. The support they’ve given to so many of our drivers over that time is immeasurable and particularly on the weekly racing level,” noted Carson Becker-Gramm, marketing integration and sponsorship director for IMCA.  Sunoco, based in Linwood, Pa., provides a portion of point funds to be paid to top 15 drivers in national standings for Late Models, Hobby Stock Cars and Stock Cars for the fifth, 19th and 26th consecutive years, respectively. Drivers in each of those divisions must compete with Sunoco race gas and display two Sunoco logos on their [Read More]

Hobby Stock

IMCA regional title sponsor season rates a 10 for EngineQuest

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 23, 2024) – With another sponsorship milestone around the next turn, EngineQuest renews its title sponsorship support of IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for a 10th consecutive season. The Las Vegas, Nev., cyl­inder head and engine component manufacturer backs both Northern and Southern regions for The Class Too Tough To Tame in 2024, providing a portion of $4,000 point funds to be paid in each. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMod drivers will also receive awards from the 19-year sponsor. EQ decal placement is required in all four divisions. “From the very beginning of our relationship between IMCA and EngineQuest, it has been extremely important to reward the drivers who believe in the EngineQuest brand to get them to the checkered flag,” said EngineQuest President Scott Stolberg. EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region tracks are located in eastern Colorado, Iowa, Kan­sas, Minnesota, Missouri, Ne­braska, North Dakota, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Da­kota, Wis­con­sin and Wyoming. EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Region tracks are in Ari­zona, Arkansas, Cali­for­nia, western Colorado, [Read More]

Hobby Stock

Schoenfeld Headers adds awards for IMCA top 10 Hobby Stocks, national champions

VAN BUREN, Ark. (Nov. 8, 2023) – Schoenfeld Headers puts the wraps on its 25th sponsorship season with new awards for even more IMCA drivers. The Van Buren, Ark., manufacturer, a long-time sponsor of IMCA special events, gives more than $5,000 in product certificates, redeemable for a new set of headers, to top 10 finishers in national standings for the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and to national champions in seven other IMCA divisions. Top 10 Hobby Stock recipients of $260 certificates are national champion Zach Olmstead, Mike Smith, Tristan Grape, Nicholas Ronnebaum, Cory Probst, Cody Williams, Kyler Satran, Randy Lamar, Thomas Daffern and Brandon Nielsen Also receiving certificates will be national champions Chaz Baca, Modified, and Dillon Raffurty, STARS Mod Lite, both $410; Cory Dumpert, Late Model, $390; Tyler Drueke, RaceSaver Sprint Car, $350; Mike Nichols, Stock Car, $330; and Matthew Looft, Northern SportMod, and David Phillips, Southern SportMod, both $290. Schoenfeld certificates will be presented Nov. 25 during the IMCA national banquet. “Special series and Super Nationals competitors have benefitted from Schoenfeld Header support for many [Read More]

Hobby Stock

Wehrs Machine & Racing Products renews IMCA special event, Super Nationals support

BANGOR, Wis. (July 12, 2023) – Wherever IMCA drivers race this season, there’s a good chance they’ll be racing for gift certificates or product awards from Wehrs Machine & Racing Products. The Bangor, Wis., high performance parts manufacturer and 12-year IMCA sponsor will give $50 gift certificates to a top five finisher at each of 80 designated specials for Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Late Models, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMods. Title sponsor of the Modified Race of Champions at the Harris Clash, Wehrs gives a pair of Ricochet shock guard covers to feature winners at another 25 Modified and Northern SportMod specials. And champions and rookies of the year in each of the five regions for Modifieds receive $500 gift certificates good toward the purchase of an Ultra Force spring machine. The Wehrs family of companies and new Yellow Flag Sponsor again gives deluxe product packages to top four finishers in Modified, Stock Car, Northern SportMod, Hobby Stock, Sport Compact and [Read More]

Late Model

IMCA drivers gearing up for PEM awards

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (June 13, 2023) – Drivers in three IMCA divisions are gearing up for awards from Performance Engineering and Manufacturing again in 2023. The St. Clair, Mo., manufacturer of racing rears, gears and drivetrain components is in its 12th season of sponsorship and gives those awards to Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitors. All five Modified regional champions, both Stock Car regional champions and the Late Model national champion all receive $250 PEM certificates; the runner-up in each Modified and Stock Car region and second through fifth place drivers in national Late Model points each get a $150 certificate. And winners of 40 designated specials for Modifieds and Late Models receive a set of PEM lightweight polished quick change gears. Front row starters in Modified and Late Model main events at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s receive a set of PEM lightweight polished quick change gears. Front row starters in the Stock Car main get $250 certificates. “PEM Racing likes supporting the weekly grassroots [Read More]

Hobby Stock

Karl Companies mark 25th IMCA sponsorship season, continue crate engine awards at 41st Super Nationals

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 12, 2023) – The Karl Companies mark two anniversaries of IMCA support this season, capping off that celebration on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. Karl Chevrolet, the Midwest’s number one Chevrolet and GM Certified Dealer, and Karl Kustoms, the Midwest’s high performance parts manufacturer and distributor designated as the Preferred Engine Supplier of IMCA Racing, are in their 25th season of IMCA sponsorship.  And for the 10th consecutive year, they’ll present crate engines to Modified, Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock champions crowned on Saturday night, Sept. 9 at the 41st annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The Modified champion takes home a 604 crate, the Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock champions both 602 crates. “Carl’s passion has always been in racing and we are happy to be a part of IMCA racing for another year awarding crate engines to the Super Nationals Champions as well as being recognized as the Preferred Engine Supplier of IMCA Racing,” said Marketing Director Clint Quesinberry. “Carl has always been dedicated to the racer and we [Read More]

Modified

Intercomp continues support of IMCA for 29th season

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 8, 2023) – Intercomp weighs in with support for IMCA Modified and Stock Car drivers for a 29th consecutive season. The Minneapolis, Minn., headquartered company, the first name in advanced weighing technology by any measure, returns as manufacturer of The Official Scales of IMCA and gives $100 certificates good toward the purchase of RFX wireless scales or digital chassis setup equip­ment, to designated finishers at 30 selected Friesen Performance IMCA Modified special events, and to top 10 drivers in both EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and Southern regions for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. And champions crowned at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s and RaceSaver Nationals, race of champions winners and the All-Star Invitational winners all receive digital angle gauges. “Intercomp racing scales and chassis setup tools are designed and built in the USA and we are proud to sponsor IMCA by supporting the racers and organizations who make racing great in the USA!” said Aaron Van Heel, Intercomp General Manager of Marketing. 2023 also marks Intercomp’s 20th season as part of the Stock [Read More]

Modified

IMCA Modified, Stock Car drivers chase special events awards from Finishline

SCHLESWIG, Iowa (June 7, 2023) – A top five finish at any of a dozen IMCA special events pays off again this season courtesy of Finishline Racing Products. The high performance parts supplier and vendor for numerous other IMCA sponsors gives $50 gift certificates at those designated specials to Friesen Performance IMCA Modified and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitors. In its sixth sponsorship season, Finishline also gives $50 gift certificates to Modified drivers qualifying for the Rage Chassis Race of Champions at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s in September. Special events certificates will be mailed after results of those races are received, and in September following Super Nationals. More information about products available from Finishline, owned by Ryan and Theresa Anderson, is available by calling 712 267-1150 and on Facebook. Finishline provides the parts trailer that also supplies Hoosier tires, AERO wheels and Sunoco race fuel on Fridays at Crawford County Speedway in Denison and Saturdays at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, and is presenting sponsor for the June 9 Mods for [Read More]

Late Model

Close Racing Supply backs touring IMCA Modifieds in NY, PA

ELDRED, Pa. (May 31, 2023) – The not infrequent chats Close Racing Supply owner Joel Smith had with customer Jake Maynard frequently covered the topics of IMCA and Modifieds in general and IMCA Modifieds in particular. Those conversations ultimately led Close to taking on the title sponsor role for the then-new NY-Penn IMCA Modified Series three years ago. The Eldred, Pa., suspension component manufacturer and high performance parts retailer provides a portion of the point fund and helps Maynard, now the tour director, keep connected with other NY-Penn sponsors. “We have serviced the dirt track industry for more than 25 years and have always been in Modifieds. We’ve had some very good IMCA drivers come out of this area over the years,” Smith said. “We do a lot of traveling and get to Iowa for Super Nationals every year.” “I like everything about IMCA, especially the rules,” he continued. “Everything is done right.” Doing everything right was Maynard’s goal when he took over at the helm of the tour, and as director of the Eastern [Read More]

Hobby Stock

500-plus IMCA track champions, Mod Lite drivers earn awards from Landrum

MENTONE, Ind. (May 25, 2023) – Five hundred-plus IMCA drivers will be writing out thank you’s this fall to Landrum Performance Springs. Every Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMod winning a 2023 track championship receives a buy one spring, get a second of equal value free certificate from the Mentone, Ind., manufacturer. The 19-year sponsor also gives a set of four springs to the Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lite national champion, and buy one/get one certificates to top three finishers in Mod Lite track and top five finishers in Mod Lite state point standings. And hard chargers in Mod Lite, Late Model, Northern SportMod, Hobby Stock, Stock Car and Modified main events at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s all receive two Landrum springs. Information about Landrum-manufactured springs and dealers is available at landrumspring.com, on Facebook or by calling 866 703-3154. “Winning a track championship remains a career-type goal for [Read More]