Sabin starts IMCA winners’ parade at Stuart Speedway

By Josh Reynolds STUART, Iowa (May 22, 2022) – Kolby Sabin started the parade of IMCA feature winners Sunday evening at Karl Chevrolet of Stuart International Speedway. Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compacts were the first sanctioned division on the speedway with Elijah Hoyt and Mitchell Bunch pacing the field. Hoyt led early with Bunch getting by on lap four. Bunch held the top spot until Sabin cruised by on lap eight.  Tyler Fiebelkorn followed Sabin into second but couldn’t close the deal as Sabin went on to the win. Fiebelkorn finished second with Bunch third. Josh Pruitt and Jeremy Gettler brought the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars out with Gettler getting the advantage early on. Cautions on laps nine and 10 were the only thing slowing Gettler down as he led the distance to take the win. Buck Schafroth crossed in second with Pruitt third.  Blake McCann and Buddy Haidsiak led the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks out to the track with Haidsiak leading the first two times around. Eric Stanton muscled by on lap three and was [Read More]


Fast Shafts marks 20th season as IMCA sponsor with record number of awards

DES MOINES, Iowa (April 18, 2022) – Fast Shafts celebrates its 20th season of IMCA sponsorship with awards for another record number of drivers. Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA STARS Mod Lite IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod state champions all receive two $25 product certificates from the Des Moines, Iowa, manufacturer, founded by Pat Fagen in 1992 and now owned by Beau Kaplan.  “This opportunity was both exciting and humbling,” said Kaplan, a former IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock and Friesen Performance Northern SportMod competitor. “I had been selling heavy construction equipment and loved doing it. Pat first talked to me about this last fall and I knew if I was going to make a change it would have to have something to do with racing.”  “My passion for racing was still there and the growth and popularity of Fast Shafts intrigued me,” he added. “We closed the deal on Dec. 31, 2021.” Fast Shafts recognized a record 94 [Read More]


Sweet IMCA STARS Mod Lite win for Choate at Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals

CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 12) – Ronnie Choate started and ended the IMCA STARS Mod Lite Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels in victory lane. The IMCA STARS Mod Lite driver from Cookeville, Tenn., topped Thursday’s opening night feature at Hendry County Motorsports Park and earned $500, then scored a $5,000 payday in Saturday’s main event. “This made all the hard work and sweat we have put into this worth it,” said Choate, sharing credit for the Sugar Bowl success with brother-in-law and crew chief Logan Rittenberry. “We have struggled but we never gave up. “The money makes it all pretty good but the best part is that we didn’t give up and now we’re getting somewhere.” A record 66 STARS Mod Lites from 13 states and Canada vied in the third annual special. Choate started from the pole in the 30-lap headliner on Saturday and chased outside front row starting Tim White the first eight times around the track.  Three cautions came out just after midway but the race stayed green the [Read More]