ARLINGTON, Minn. – The Saturday, Sept. 23 season championship night program at Arlington Raceway will be in honor of Scott Schoknecht. Schoknecht, from Belle Plaine, was very instrumental in helping many drivers with his unselfish knowledge in setting up race cars. Friends have collected donations from almost 40 individuals and businesses to add to the purse for the IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Both features will be $1,500 to win, $800 for second, $500 for third, $300 for fourth and $200 for fifth through 24th place. The Modified feature is a 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. After the race, four numbers will be drawn for finishing positions 5-24 and each of those spots will receive a total of $1,000. There will also be a $500 hard charger award in these two classes. Several businesses have also donated contingencies to this race. Also in action will be IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. The pit gate opens at 2:00 p.m. and draw cutoff [Read More]
YREKA, Calif. – IMCA Modifieds race for $2,000 to win, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods for a top prize of $1,000 at Siskiyou Motor Speedway’s Saturday, Sept. 23 Rod Restad Memorial. The Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2018 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. The $100 entry fee for Modifieds and $85 for Northern SportMods includes car and driver. All applicable IMCA points will be awarded. Pit gates open at 3 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Spectator admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, $7 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $35. More information is available on Facebook and at the www.siskiyoumotorspeedway.com website.
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – Each year, more than 200 drivers take part in at least some portion of Dodge City Raceway Park championship chase action with upwards of 100 or so possible on any given race night. With Saturday’s fifth annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship event set to bring the curtains down on 2017 DCRP title chases, this year is no exception with 208 drivers having already competed in at least one round of racing action. Getting a racecar to the track isn’t always an easy task. Any number of factors can force any racer to miss a night at the track. From the time of maintenance and the cost to do so, to work and family commitments, and to any other number of things that just go hand in hand with the overall life experience. But, there are some that always find a way. When the gates open at the track, some of the same familiar truck and trailer combos soon pull though those gates regardless of how hot or cold [Read More]
ALTA, Iowa – Four $1,000 to win IMCA Modified events in as many nights are on Race For The Dash and a Whole Lotta Cash cards in early August. Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot-qualifying features are scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Buena Vista Raceway in Alta; Thursday, Aug. 3 at Kossuth County Speedway in Algona; Friday, Aug. 4 at Crawford County Speedway in Denison; and Saturday, Aug. 5 at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan. The Algona show is during the county fair; BVR, Crawford County and Shelby County events are also Dash at the Clash qualifiers for the Aug. 8 Harris Clash at Hamilton County Speedway. All regular weekly divisions run each night at each track. Racing follows 6:30 p.m. hot laps at Harlan, 6:45 p.m. hot laps at Alta and 7 p.m. hot laps at Algona and Denison.
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – All of southwest Kansas and beyond is abuzz about this Friday’s “Driver Appreciation Night” event at Dodge City Raceway Park. With drivers doling out tickets to the event to enhance their chances at landing the bigger prizes that will be awarded during the evening, a capacity crowd is expected to fill the grandstands and possibly then some. To accommodate the crowd, the grassy area to the north of the grandstand seating area will be available to use for lawn chair seating on Friday night. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to ensure a good seat in the grandstands or to bring a lawn chair to set up a comfortable vantage point to take in the night’s racing action that includes the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Racing will get underway at 7:30 p.m. Competitors have been distributing tickets to family, friends and sponsors since the track’s last event on July 15. Tickets that are returned [Read More]
MAYETTA, Kan. – IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win along with a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth this Saturday, July 15 at Thunder Hill Speedway. There is no entry fee. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks complete the card; IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. Grandstand admission is $10 for adults and free for kids 10 and under. Pit passes are $25.
BRITT, Iowa – Hancock County Speedway hosts the $1,000 to win Friday, July 7 IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock Showdown. A minimum of $100 will be paid to start and all other regular weekly divisions will be on the program. The Showdown will be broadcast on IMCATV. Pit gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Racing follows 7 p.m. hot laps. Grandstand admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, seniors and veterans, and free for kids 12 and under. Pit passes are $25. More information is posted at the www.hancockcountyspeedway.com website.
By Jerry Mackey FARLEY, Iowa – Farley Speedway will host Driver/Fan Appreciation night on Friday, July 7. A full program of IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing action will be held and all fans will be free to the grandstand. The 3/8-mile oval will see action heat up with hot laps at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. For more information or to view the remaining 2017 Farley Speedway schedule, please log on to the official website at www.farleyspeedwaypromotions.com.
By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – The state-of-the-art Dodge City Raceway Park will reach the midway point of the 2017 racing season with a full card of championship chase action this Saturday night, July 1. Saturday’s action that fires off at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars along with IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Thus far, huge fields of cars have been the norm on nights in which all five featured championship chase divisions have been in action with an average of more than 100 cars per night. Tickets for Saturday’s championship chase action are $15 for adults with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. The 2017 season at Dodge City Raceway Park consists of 14 total nights of scheduled racing action, culminating with the Boot Hill Showdown on Oct. 27-28.
SPENCER, Iowa – One thousand dollars is the top prize for both IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks at Clay County Fair Speedway’s June 26 Monday Night Madness special. The Modified feature is a qualifier for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods complete the card, running for $500 to win. All IMCA points, including track, will be awarded and there is no entry fee in any division. The Hobby Stock feature is the first of four Summer Speedweek events at area tracks. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 and pit passes are $25. More information about Monday Night Madness, sponsored by Spencer Office Supplies, is available by calling 712 580-3000.