BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 9) – When wet weather moves out of the area and work on the track is complete tonight, the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program will resume at Boone Speedway with 20 Stock Car heats and two Stock Car features. The top four finishers from each qualifier advance to the main event on Saturday; no more Stock Car “B’s” will be held so the top six in points after heats and qualifying features will complete the starting field of 30. No Modified heats or qualifying features will be held tonight and the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational will be moved to Saturday evening’s program. Friday’s racing program resumes at 9 a.m. Saturday with the remaining six Modified race of champions heats, then 30 Modified heats and two qualifiers to determine the front eight starters on the outside row. There will be no “B” features to complete Friday’s racing program. Pit passes for the scheduled Saturday race program will be $30. The grandstand will be cleared after the Friday show [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa – Cory Sample and A.J. Ward will complete the Friday, Sept. 9 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational starting field. Sample, from Winnemucca, Nev., has the highest national point total among Modified drivers on the All-Star ballot who have pre-registered for the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Ward makes the trip to Boone Speedway from Ionia, Mich. He’ll qualify by virtue of 21 40-point feature wins, a total that won’t be matched or surpassed by any other All-Star candidate before the start of Super Nationals. Sample made his first All-Star appearance in 2012 and finished seventh in the 2014 event. Ward’s All-Star start is his third in as many years. Thirteen states are now represented in the 13th annual invitational. The 30-lapper pays $1,000 to win and $200 to start. Also on the starting grid for the All-Star race will be: Chris Abelson of Sioux City, Kyle Brown of Madrid, Kellen Chadwick of Oakley, Calif., Ethan Dotson of Bakersfield, Calif., Corey Dripps of Reinbeck, Corey Gearhart of Turpin, Okla., William Gould of Calera, [Read More]
BOONE, Iowa – Jordan Grabouski was likely going to make his way in as the national point leader, but he won’t have to wait for that call next week. The Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified driver will instead fill a spot in the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational field vacated by Jeff Taylor. Taylor, who was originally voted into the 13th annual race to be held during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, will be unable to attend the event at Boone Speedway. Grabouski will take Taylor’s spot as a representative from the Jet Racing Central Region. The final two of 30 starting spots for the event will be filled by the top driver in national point standings and the driver with the most feature wins in 2016 not already voted into the starting field. The All-Star event will be part of the Fri., Sept. 9 Super Nationals program at Boone.
BOONE, Iowa – Cedar Pointe Golf Course hosts the 27th annual Duffer Nationals Tournament, to be held Friday, Sept. 9 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Tee time is 8:30 a.m. for the four-person best shot tournament. Cost is $40 per person, which includes nine holes of golf, a golf cart and lunch. Entries will be taken right up until tee time. Each team must have at least one Super Nationals participant in order to compete. The winning foursome earns $200 with $100 paid to the second place team. Remaining proceeds are donated to a local charity. Beneficiary last year was Shop With A Cop; youngsters accompanied local law enforcement officers to pick out Christmas presents at Wal-Mart. Entry forms for this year’s tournament are available in the Super Nationals section at www.imca.com or available by calling tournament director Rich Lange at 515 432-1679.
BOONE, Iowa – Four former race winners and eight first-time starters are among the 28 Modified drivers elected to the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Eleven states are already represented in the 13th annual event, set for Friday, Sept. 9 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Previous winners returning to Boone Speedway are Jay Noteboom (2005 and 2008) of Hinton, Chris Abelson (2011) of Sioux City, Kyle Strickler (2014) of Mooresville, N.C., and Jimmy Gustin (2015) of Marshalltown. Noteboom’s nine career All-Star starts are more than those of any other driver. First-time All-Stars are Kyle Brown of Madrid, Ethan Dotson of Bakersfield, Calif., Kevin Green of Waco, Texas, Travis Hagen of Williston, N.D., Brian Irvine of Oelwein, Cody Laney of Torrance, Calif., Lance Mari of Imperial, Calif., and Scott Sessions of Milton, Fla. Sessions is the first Florida driver voted into the All-Star race. Making career second All-Star starts will be Kellen Chadwick of Oakley, Calif., Corey Dripps of Reinbeck, Corey Gearhart of Turpin, Okla., Hunter Marriott of Brookfield, Mo., Ryan Ruter of [Read More]
DES MOINES, Iowa – Axle Exchange, the parent company of Fast Shafts, enjoys another high visibility season of IMCA partnership, complementing track championship awards with a title sponsor role at the biggest dirt track racing event in the nation. The 400 local track champions crowned in the Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and Scoggin-Dicky Parts Center Southern SportMod all receive two $25 product certificates from the Des Moines, Iowa, manufacturer of the Fast Shafts brand of drive shafts. Fast Shafts returns to national decal programs for the Stock Cars, Northern SportMods and Southern SportMods. Drivers in all three divisions must display two Fast Shafts decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. Track champion product certificates and point fund checks will be presented during the national banquet in November, or be mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Axle Exchange, now in its 14th season as a marketing partner with IMCA, also returns as sponsor of [Read More]