80-plus IMCA state champions earn Allstar Performance awards

WATERVLIET, Mich. – Allstar Performance rewards more than 80 drivers who win state championships in 2014, the Watervliet, Mich., high performance parts manufacturer’s fifth season as an IMCA sponsor. IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, IMCA Late Model and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car state cham­pions each earn $100 gift cards. All IMCA Eagle Motorsports RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod and Mach-1 Sport Compact state champions receive $50 gift cards. Gift cards can be applied toward purchases from any Allstar distributor. Information about Allstar products as well as dealer locations is available at the www.allstarperformance.com website. State championship gift cards will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Eighty-seven IMCA state champions reigned last year, three more than the previous record set in 2012; 575 different drivers have won state crowns since the program was intro­duced in 2000. “This is a program that continues to grow every year and something that racers take [Read More]


5th-year sponsor CPD Racing Tools gives Deery, Hawkeye Dirt Tour, Kupper awards

FORT DODGE, Iowa – Top 10 finishers in point standings for four special series receive product certificates from fifth-year IMCA sponsor CPD Racing Tools. Fifty dollar product certifi­cates, good toward shock services from the Fort Dodge, Iowa, manufac­turer, go to competitors in the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models, the XSAN Haw­keye Dirt Tour for Modifieds and the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour for Modifieds and Stock Cars. Drivers who lead the most main event laps over the course of those series each receive $200 product certificates for a complete electric tire station. Information about CPD products and services is available by calling 515 570-4329 and at the www.cpdracingtools.com website. “The battle to lead the most laps is an interesting one, and specifically with the Deery Brothers Summer Series last year when it came down to the last night and a tiebreaker, as both champion Brian Harris and runner-up Justin Kay led an identical 171 laps on the season,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “I hope the competition is just as fierce this [Read More]


Big Daddy Race Cars banner new for Hobby Stock’s Northern Region

NORFOLK, Neb. – Already boasting a resume that includes a national championship and more than 300 feature wins, Big Daddy Race Cars takes on another partnership role with IMCA this season. The Norfolk, Neb., chassis builder is the new title sponsor of the Northern Region for Hobby Stocks and will furnish a portion of the point fund for top five drivers in official point standings for 2014. “We’d been contacted three or four years ago about giving lap money for the Hobby Stock race of champions at Super Nationals and that was a great way to get the word out about our cars,” owner Dale Bittner said. “The regional sponsorship is another great opportunity. The Hobby Stocks are a growing class of race cars and IMCA has done a good job with point funds and contingency awards. It seems like they’re always getting new Hobby Stock tracks in new states.” Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region tracks are in eastern Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The [Read More]


Ideal Ready Mix sponsors Deery Ironman Challenge

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa – An exclusive starting field is guaranteed for a new race on the Deery Brothers Summer Series schedule. Ideal Ready Mix sponsors the $1,000 to win, minimum of $100 to start event on Friday, Oct. 3. Only drivers with perfect attendance through the first 18 IMCA Late Model tour events of the season and former series champions will be in the starting grid on opening night of the Ideal Ready Mix Liberty 100 Weekend. That weekend also marks the finale for the 28th annual Deery Series. “This race was one of the most anticipated on the tour a few seasons back but due to some changes in scheduling we had to discontinue the event,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “However, we’ve added the Liberty 100 to the Deery schedule in 2014 and it gave us the opportunity we were looking for to bring it back through the tremendous support of Ideal Ready Mix. “It will be a ‘can’t miss’ race featuring the best racers on the Deery Brothers Summer Series circuit, [Read More]


Karl Chevrolet, Karl Performance continue generous contingency programs with IMCA

ANKENY, Iowa – Karl Chevrolet and Karl Performance continue prominent contingency award programs benefitting IMCA drivers in all divisions. Karl Chevrolet, the new and pre-owned automotive dealership located in Ankeny, returns as title sponsor for the Northern SportMod division and furnishes a portion of the $5,000 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in final national point standings. All Northern and Southern SportMod drivers are required to display two Karl decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund checks, which will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Karl Chevrolet also gives $50 gift cards to IMCA drivers winning track championships while competing exclusively with crate engines. Those cards can be applied toward the purchase of any 602 crate accessories by Hobby Stock and SportMod recipients or any 604 crate accessories by Modified recipients. Sign-up forms must be mailed by Aug. 1 for crate drivers to be eligible for those prizes. Karl Performance, the Des Moines-based engine [Read More]


JRi Shocks makes impression with awards in four divisions

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Looking to make a bullish impression, JRi Shocks gives contingency awards to eligible drivers in four divisions in its first season as an IMCA sponsor. Product certificates with a total value of $6,750 go to IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod competitors, cour­tesy of the Mooresville, N.C., manufacturer. “We want to help drivers with shock absorbers that are affordable and better quality than what they have now,” said JRi Dirt Track Market Manager Vincent Guliani. “IMCA has been around for a long time and is a well-known sanctioning body. We have a new facility and look to grow our brand.” Recently relocated to the former Red Bull Racing facility, JRi manufactures shocks for street and military use, as well as the complete gamut of high performance and outdoor recreation applica­tions. The company was founded in 2007 by industry veteran Jeff Ryan. The move to the new site gave JRi a more central site in Mooresville under one roof. “We’ve grown pretty [Read More]


North Central Region for IMCA Modifieds backed by Belleville Motorsports

BELLEVILLE, Kan. – IMCA’s North Central Region for Modifieds runs under the Belleville Motorsports banner again in 2014. The Belleville, Kan., chassis builder provides a portion of a $6,000 point fund to be paid out to top 10 drivers in regional point standings for a third consecutive season. The champion earns $2,500, with $1,250 for second, $625 for third, $325 for fourth, $300 for fifth and $200 for sixth through 10th. Drivers are required to display two BMS decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. The Belleville Motorsports North Central Region includes tracks in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Point fund shares will be presented during the national awards banquet in November, or mailed beginning the next week from the IMCA home office. Also a high performance parts and accessories retailer, BMS has won the IMCA Manufacturers’ Cup four of the five years the award has been given. Points are awarded to participating builders based on top 10 finishes in each of the five Modified [Read More]


XSAN takes Hawkeye Dirt Tour sponsorship to new level

SILVER BAY, Minn. – The progression by XSAN from presenting sponsor to title sponsor of the Hawkeye Dirt Tour only seemed logical to company CEO Barry Braun. The internet-based network will broadcast a majority of the 11 events in the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified tour this season, while providing a portion of the series’ $4,000 point fund. “XSAN is ecstatic to partner as the title sponsor of the Hawkeye Dirt Tour in 2014” said Braun. “We have taken baby steps over the past two years with the series and now feel it is time, with the title sponsorship, to elevate our media and promotional efforts.” For fans who can’t make it to the track, a majority of the races will be broadcast live on the www.xsan.tv service on a pay-per-race basis or in a special season package price to be announced at a later time. In addition, XSAN will provide extensive coverage of the series on XSAN, Hawkeye Dirt Tour, and IMCA Social Media Channels in combination with exclusive IMCAonDEMAND footage for IMCA.com members [Read More]


Out-Pace steps up with new Deery Series, XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour awards

FREEPORT, Ill. (April 2) – IMCA drivers in two of the Midwest’s top series earn awards this season from new sponsor Out-Pace Racing Products. Gift certificates worth $50 go to a top five finisher at each Deery Brothers Summer Series Late Model event and each XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour Modified event. The two series champions receive a prize package of brackets and bars from the Freeport, Ill., manufacturer and retailer of high-performance suspension components. “We have a lot of great IMCA customers now. We want to show our support for them and promote the use of our products to new customers,” said Rueben Meyer, Out-Pace outside sales and dealer representative. “This is one way we can give back to drivers and help them better their programs.” “IMCA is the largest sanctioning body in the United States and these are two of their best-known series,” he added. “The Deery Series has been stable year after year for the Late Models. The Hawkeye Dirt Tour gets the best of the best Modified drivers.” There are 19 dates [Read More]


Casey’s helps fuel IMCA Super Nationals, Deery Series

ANKENY, Iowa (March 31) – The official convenience store of IMCA returns to two of the highest profile awards programs in all of dirt track racing. Second-year marketing partner Casey’s General Store will be presenting sponsor for the Sept. 1-6 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals, and title sponsor for the redraw at all Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Models main events. Casey’s gives a hat and $20 gift cards to eligible heat winners in all divisions during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Both Casey’s and IMCA will donate $10 to Hope for the Warriors on behalf of each heat winner. Drivers drawing the pole start for each Deery feature receive $50 gift cards. Drivers with perfect attendance for the entire season also receive $100 gift cards. All gift cards are redeemable at any of the 1,783 Casey’s stores located in 14 states. Super Nationals and Deery competitors are required to display two Casey’s decals on their race car to be eligible. “After a very successful first year of partnership [Read More]