INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $750 to win on Crawford Farms Hall of Fame Night Saturday at Independence Motor Speedway. A qualifier for the B & B Chassis All-Star Invitational and sponsored by J&V NAPA Auto Parts, the feature pays $100 to start. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods race for $500 to win and $100 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $300 to win and $75 to start. IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Late Models are also on the June 19 card. This year’s Hall of Fame class includes Paul Fitzpatrick, Bob Hilmer, Karl Sanger, Bill Barthelmes, Don Bedard, Tiny Russell and Gordon Bentley. An autograph signing session starts by the Bud Shack at 5 p.m. There will be a meet and greet with new and previously inducted hall of famers.Pits open at 4 p.m. and the grandstands at 4:30 p.m. with racing at approximately 6 p.m., temperatures permitting.
BRITT, Iowa – Racing returns to Hancock County Speedway Friday night, with five IMCA divisions on the June 11 card. The Hancock County District Fair Board has taken over promotion of weekly events, slated to feature IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts, for the remainder of the season. “We would like to thank Ryan, Holly and Daryl for all of the work they have put into the track for the past year and a half,” said Ryan Hiscocks, a fair board director. “The facility is in great shape. The weather looks to be great for Friday and we invite everyone to come out and enjoy the races.” Three bicycles will be given away to kids attending the Friday race program at Britt, on Hillenga Seeds and Trulson Auto Parts Night. On site camping is available. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and racing follows 7 p.m. hot laps. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods run for $2,500 to win and a minimum of $300 to start [Read More]
By Ben Deatherage LEBANON, Ore. – Willamette Speedway will be back in action this weekend with IMCA Modifieds and Mach-1 Sport Compacts on the Saturday, June 12 card. Racing kicks off at 6 p.m. Online tickets will be available for purchase on the website and will be $15 for adults, juniors ages 13-17, seniors 62 and over and military are $12, kids ages 6-12 are $5 and five and under is free. Pit passes are $40 as is the car and driver fee. Willamette Speedway is now under the management of co-owner Jimmy Schram, a long-time racer at the Lebanon facility and across the Pacific Northwest in Super Late Models and IMCA Modifieds. Schram is a former Super Sport champion at the track, winning the title in 2007. The 1/3-mile clay oval last hosted an event on October 24th of last year for the Ice Cube Cup. The facility will have an open practice on Friday from 5 p.m. to dusk. Things have been quite busy at the race track behind the scenes, with several [Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After getting a night off last weekend, the IMCA Modifieds presented by Bad Boy Mowers will be back in action this Saturday at Springfield Raceway with a tight battle for the top of the point standings between former track champion James Thompson, a two-time feature winner this season, and the most previous feature winner Jackie Dalton. Despite missing the opening race, Dalton has climbed up the ladder and is only 16 points behind Thompson. A multi-time track champion, Dalton seems to be hitting strides in this car while Thompson is known for making a late race charge for the win. Racing action starts at 6:45 p.m. while the pit gates open at 3 p.m. The grandstands open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook page or the track website at www.SpringfieldRaceway.com.
By Whitney Hodgin DODGE CITY, Kan. – The June 4 weekend is shaping up to be a big one at Dodge City Raceway Park, where more than $35,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded on Driver/Fan Appreciation night along with the Boot Hill Championship two-day pointed event for IMCA Modified and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod divisions. DCRP expects a packed house for the Driver/Fan Appreciation Friday night. On Driver Appreciation night, drivers are challenged to give away tickets to the races in a competition to be eligible for a drawing for prizes. Friday will also kick-off the first of a two-night special for the Modifieds and Northern SportMods. “The format for this special event will be a draw, re-draw which mixes things up and makes for some exciting racing,” Director Craig Dollansky said. Friday night attendees will be encouraged to return on Saturday night when The Boot Hill Champions are crowned. On both nights, the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing divisions will also be in action, slated on Friday night with the Modifieds and SportMods are the IMCA [Read More]
VINTON, Iowa – A payday of all-star proportions will be on the line Sunday night at Benton County Speedway. The quarter-mile Bullring will offer up $1,250 to the feature winner of the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Albert Auto in an event that will also serve as a qualifier for the inaugural IMCA Stock Car All-Star Invitational at this year’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. There is no entry fee for the draw/redraw event, which also offers free pit entry to Stock Car drivers making their first visit to the Bullring this season. The main event pays $100 to start. Tow money is $75. State, Regional, National and local track points will be awarded. All other weekly divisions will also continue their weekly racing seasons Sunday night, including KISS Country 96.5 IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks presented by Kwik Star, Karl Kustoms IMCA Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company and Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compacts presented by Auto Crafters. In addition to weekly racing, the A.I.R.S. cars will be making a [Read More]
WAGNER, S.D. – Following a successful car show and practice day this past Saturday, the 2021 racing season will officially get the green flag this Friday at Wagner Speedway. The Fort Randall Casino Weekly Racing Series will hit the track with six classes of cars to open the campaign. They include the DK Flooring and Customs IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, the CHS Farmer’s Alliance Late Models, the Mark’s Machinery IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, the Ponca Valley Seeds IMCA Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods, the Roth Custom Farming IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and the Payer Livestock IMCA Mach-1 Sport Compacts. All classes will be under the watchful eye of one of the best safety teams in dirt track racing, with the Butte Implement Safety Team, consisting of MedStar Race Rescue, the Wagner Fire Department and Wagner Ambulance Service and the show will move along, thanks to the C & B Operations of Wagner pace vehicle. Plus, as a bonus, the DK Flooring and Customs IMCA RaceSaver Sprint cars will be racing for bonus money with the Turp’s Automotive Hard [Read More]
VINTON, Iowa – After racing action was weathered out this past Sunday, the Bullring at Benton County Speedway will return for its second night of weekly points racing May 2. Weekly points battles will continue in the KISS Country 96.5 IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Albert Auto, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks presented by Kwik Star and Mach-1 Sport Compacts presented by Auto Crafters. Pit gate opens at 4 p.m. and the grandstand at 4:30, with hot laps scheduled for 5:30 and racing to follow. For the latest information on the Bullring, check out @BCSBullRing on Facebook or visit www.bcsbullring.com.
By Myron Proudfoot BETHANY, Mo. – Bethany Speedway will open the gates for the fourth straight year in 2021. The same regular divisions will race for the fans, including IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods. The United Rebel Sprint Series will also make two appearances. After the May 22 race, there will be two races each month in June (5 and 26), two in July (10 and 24), two in August (7 and 21), then September will have races during the Northwest Missouri State Fair on the 5th and 6th and championship night on the 25th. Bethany Speedway reopened in 2018 after 17 years of only having two races in 2010 and Labor Day weekend fair races for that period of time. Each year crowd numbers continue to grow as new fans come into the sport and old fans return. The same can be said for drivers. New, young drivers continue to write their names in the list of drivers at Bethany, while veterans who raced there in the 1990’s also continue to throw the dirt [Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – IMCA Modifieds sponsored locally by Bad Boy Mowers swing back into action Saturday night at The Quick Quarter of the action-packed Springfield Raceway. It will be EMS Night at the Races as Emergency Service Personnel receive free grandstand admission to the Dirt track racing action. Those who put it all on the line for us, including law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel, ambulance and those who keep us safe and sound need to bring ID for the door-to-door action that Springfield provides. Former track champion James Thompson has scored a win and runner up split with Steven Bowers thus far. Pit gates open at 2:45 p.m., with the grandstands opening and driver check-in ending at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. with racing to start at 6 p.m. Grandstand admission for adults is just $15 with kids school age $2 and five and under is Free. Adult pit passes are $35. More information is at Springfield Raceway Facebook and the website to the track “Where the racing never disappoints.”