Champ Pans extending support for drivers in six IMCA divisions

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Jan. 16) – Champ Pans continues an awards program rewarding IMCA drivers in six divisions in 2020. Top 10 drivers in official national standings for IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Late Models, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods all receive $50 product certificates. The Eau Claire, Wis., manufacturer is in its eighth year of IMCA sponsorship and added Late Mod­els to its slate of awards last season. Champ Pans certificates will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed begin­ning the next week from the IMCA home office.  Certificates can be applied to pur­chases from Champ Pans or Champ Brackets, another JR Manufac­turing Company. Information about Champ Pans and Champ Brackets products is available at the www.champpans.com website, by calling 715 834-7748, and on Facebook.  “Adding Late Models last year was a great addition to the Champ Pans program and certainly helped solidify the weekly expansion we experienced,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder commented. “2020 looks to be even better [Read More]


Big Daddy Race Cars returning as title sponsor of IMCA Northern, Southern Hobby Stock regions

NORFOLK, Neb. – The big name in both Northern and Southern regions for IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks will be Big Daddy Race Cars again in 2020.  The Norfolk, Neb., chassis builder returns as title sponsor for both regions, providing part of $1,000 point funds to be paid to top 10 drivers in each region. Northern Region tracks are in eastern Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Tracks in the Big Daddy Race Cars Southern Region are in Arizona, western Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. Big Daddy has sponsored the Northern Region since 2014 and the Southern Region since 2017. Point fund checks will be presented during the national awards banquet next November. Information about Big Daddy-built chassis is available by calling 402 371-1927 or 402 841-4119. “The stability that Big Daddy Race Cars has brought to sponsorship of our Hobby Stock regions is something drivers in that division have come to rely on,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder observed. “The division is really taking off in the Southwest [Read More]


Brinn Transmission renews awards for IMCA Modified specials through 2022

BAY CITY, Mich. – Brinn Transmission has renewed an awards program that takes the Bay City, Mich., manufacturer through its 20th season of IMCA sponsorship. Top five finishers at 30 designated IMCA Modified specials receive $50 product certificates. All 150 of those drivers will then be entered in a random drawing, with the winner receiving a new Brinn transmission. The pole starter at the IMCA Speed­way Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Saturday night Modified main event also receives a new transmission. All 33 qualifiers for that event as well as the 12 Harris Auto Rac­ing Race of Champions starters receive $50 product certifi­cates.  Champions of two special series for Modifieds also earn free transmission rebuilds. The popular Brinn program was continued through the 2022 race season.  “As Brinn Transmissions partners with IMCA for another three years, we look forward to continued growth and exposure,” said Brinn’s Bob Kietzman. “It has been a pleasure working with IMCA over these 18 years and we are excited to be involved for many years to come.”  Product certificates will [Read More]


IMCA state champions receive Eibach awards

CORONA, Calif. – State champions in six IMCA divisions have received post-season awards from Eibach Springs. All 80-plus drivers winning IMCA Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod state champions received $100 product certificates from the Corona, Calif., manufacturer. Six randomly selected state championship-winning drivers received sets of four springs. Those drivers are Kelsie Foley, Modifieds in Arizona; Dalton Simonsen, Late Models in Iowa; Austin Brauner, Stock Cars in Nebraska; Marc Minutolo, Hobby Stocks in New York; Luke Stallbaumer, Northern SportMods in Kansas; and Taylor Florio, Southern SportMods in Texas.  The 2019 season was Eibach’s 11th as an IMCA sponsor and the first in which contingency awards were given to E3 Spark Plugs State champions. “The Eibach program this year includes six randomly selected complete sets of springs and recognizing these six winners is a great punctuation to a great season,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder noted. “We are very appreciative of Eibach for not only recognizing these six winners, but [Read More]


Swift Springs renews IMCA rookie award program

CHINO HILLS, Calif. – Top rookie drivers in five divisions earn product awards from Swift Springs again in 2020.  The IMCA Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Prod­ucts Southern SportMod national rookies of the year all receive sets of four springs from the Chino Hills, Calif., manufacturer. The other four regional Modified rookies of the year each receive one spring. “Swift Springs is please to be back for 2020 to support the IMCA programs. We believe that while racing is strong, we continually need to attract new racers,” said Swift Springs Motorsports Director Frank Simonetti. “Rookies of the year play a vital part of the future of our sport as well as rewarding the champions who have worked so hard to make it to the top. Swift Springs has been fortunate to see amazing growth the last few years with IMCA and winning numerous national championships and we look forward to an even brighter future together.” The 2020 season will be Swift Springs’ fourth as an [Read More]


Shaw Race Cars renews IMCA Western Region support

BATESVILLE, Ark. – A familiar name in the chassis building business has renewed title sponsorship of IMCA’s Western Region for Modifieds. Shaw Race Cars, owned by Scott and Marlene Mosley in partnership with long-time IMCA Modified driver Jeff Taylor, provides a portion of the $6,000 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in 2020 point standings for the region. The Batesville, Ark., builder will be a regional sponsor for a ninth consecutive season and IMCA sponsor for the 13th year. The Western Region includes tracks in Arizona, California, western Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, northern New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. “We are excited to continue sponsoring IMCA’s Western Region for Modifieds,” said Marlene Mosley. “We look forward to a great 2020 racing season.”   Shaw was runner-up in the 2019 Manufacturers’ Cup Contest while winning the Western Region crown. More information about Shaw chassis and services is available by calling 870 251-2966, at the www.larryshaw.com website and on Facebook.  The regional champion earns $2,500, with $1,250 for second, $625 for third, $325 for fourth and $300 [Read More]


10-year sponsor Kevko continues awards for IMCA rookies of the year, state champions

FAIRMONT, Minn. – Kevko marks a milestone while continuing an awards program for rookies of the year and state champions in five IMCA divisions in 2020. In its 10th season as an IMCA sponsor, the Fairmont, Minn., manufacturer gives claim or crate engine oil pans to the IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod national rookies of the year. The more than 80 state champions to be crowned in the same divisions receive $50 product certificates. “I think 10 years with IMCA truly shows our dedication to weekly dirt track racers. We have been building quality products for over 30 years and it’s important to us to award outstanding performance each year,” said Kevko’s Josh Ruby. “Please contact us on any questions you may have and see how our products can benefit you this season!”  Kevko certificates will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA office. More information about Kevko oil pans [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Harris Auto Racing in 13th year as title sponsor for Modified Race of Champions

BOONE, Iowa – A chassis builder synonymous with IMCA and the Modified division continues title sponsorship support for one of the most popular and prestigious events at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Harris Auto Racing provides a portion of the purse to be paid out in the Modified Race of Champions on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Boone Speedway. The Boone manufacturer and high performance parts retailer has been sponsor of the event for 13 years and an IMCA sponsor for 24 years. Qualifying for the 12-car, 12-lap, $1,000 to win race is Thursday, Sept. 5 and is open to top drivers in local track standings competing at Super Nationals, former national, regional and Super Nationals champions, and to previous race winners. Two hundred and four different drivers from 24 states and Canada have qualified for the Modified Race of Champions since 1989. Jason Wolla of Ray, N.D., is the defending race winner. Harris is owned by IMCA Modified and Stock Car driver Kyle Brown. “With Harris Auto Racing being known [Read More]


Deery Brothers Automotive Group in 28th season as IMCA Late Model tour sponsor

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa – The longest running Late Model tour in the Midwest nears another milestone, with the approach of the 500th event in Deery Brothers Summer Series history. IMCA Late Models have enjoyed tour title sponsorship of the Deery Brothers Automotive Group for the last 28 of their 33 seasons. The 498th event in tour history is scheduled Aug. 24 at West Liberty, with dates at Boone, West Burlington and Davenport completing the 2019 campaign. The largest retailer of new and pre-driven cars, trucks and vans in Iowa with 14 locations and more than 5,000 vehicles in stock, Deery Brothers again furnishes a portion of the $18,650 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in tour standings. The series champion earns a $5,000 share of that point fund. Six different drivers own wins through seven events so far this season and Darrel DeFrance of Marshalltown has maintained his perfect attendance streak from day one of the tour. Deery Brothers outlet and service centers are located in Ames, Cedar Falls, Iowa City, Maquoketa, Pleasant Hill, [Read More]


IMCA national champions, top rookies earn awards from 10-year sponsor RH2

RIVERSIDE, N.J. – RH2 marks a decade of IMCA sponsorship this season, continuing an awards pro­gram benefitting top drivers in all eight sanctioned divisions. Located in Riverside, N.J., and the official communications supplier for the sanctioning body, RH2 will give Nitro helmet speakers to each national champion and national rookie of the year. Rookie awards were added last year. All 2019 RH2 awards will be presented during the national banquet in November. Information about RH2 products for use in IMCA competition is available at the www.rh2way.com website or by calling 609 876-9530. “With one-way listening devices almost standard practice at all IMCA sanctioned tracks, the RH2-installed helmet speakers have become a valuable option for drivers,” observed IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “I know the racers who’ve had them installed really endorse the product.”