• CPT Racing Manufacturing renews IMCA awards with expansion plans in near future
    SONOMA, Calif. (May 22, 2024) – The first parts Chris Compton made that he didn’t put on his own race car quickly sold on eBay. Fast forward a decade and Compton, a former IMCA Modified driver, is making plans to expand his CPT Racing Manufacturing in a new location, while continuing awards programs for both special events and Super Nationals competitors for a seventh season. A top five finisher at each of 45 designated Friesen Performance IMCA Modified and Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod specials receives a $50 gift certificate, while the fourth place finisher in the Modified main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s receives a CPT biscuit pull bar, the fourth place driver in the Northern SportMod main event a set of two link brackets. “We are an innovative, solution-oriented company and can cater to a customer’s needs or design something specific they need,” the self-taught Compton said. “I believe our products are as good if not better as anybody’s.” The suspension components specialist continues to expand that [Read More]
  • Pulse Racing Innovations, Dirt Defender signed as Northern SportMod Race of Champions sponsors
    WAXAHACHIE, Texas (May 9, 2024) – Pulse Racing Innovations is the new title sponsor for the Northern SportMod Race of Champions, providing a portion of the point fund and products to be awarded to drivers qualifying for the 16th annual event during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. According to owner Billy Vest, each of the 12 qualifiers for the Northern SportMod RoC will receive a Pulse Racing Innovations EZ Tear combo pack. The patented EZ Tear universal system prevents racers from discarding more than one tear-off at a time. It avoids the accidental removal of the entire tear-off stack. This is a crucial product for every racer. “I’ve been around racing since I was five years old and there is nothing else like Super Nationals,” said Vest. “There are races around the country that pay more, but with the environment, all the cars, and all the spectators, there isn’t another event like Super Nationals.” Vest is also co-owner of Dirt Defender Racing Products along with Dennis Bissonnette. The company made [Read More]
  • Landrum Spring focuses on state champions in 20th season as IMCA sponsor
    MENTONE, Ind. (May 1, 2024) – The focus is on state champions during Landrum Performance Spring’s 20th season as an IMCA sponsor. Nearly 100 Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMod state champions, plus top five finishers in Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lite state standings, receives a buy one spring, get a second of equal value free certificate from the Mentone, Ind., manufacturer. “It’s been several years since we but the original awards program together with IMCA and it’s been a good deal,” said Landrum General Manager Curtis Caldwell. “The racers like it and it has benefitted us as a company, too. It’s worked out pretty good.” Landrum also gives a set of four springs to the STARS Mod Lite national champion and buy one/get one certificates to top three finishers in standings at each track sanctioning Mod Lites weekly. “IMCA has different levels of championships drivers can run for and I think that’s [Read More]
  • Four essential elements play parts in Intercomp’s 30 seasons as IMCA sponsor 
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 15, 2024) – The essentials to a successful 30-year partnership in the motorsports industry? General Manager of Marketing Aaron Van Heel was happy to share as Intercomp begins its 30th season of IMCA sponsorship. “There are four really great elements,” explained Van Heel, who’s been with Minneapolis, Minn.-headquartered Intercomp, manufacturer of The Official Scales of IMCA, for more than 20 of those seasons. “You have to have great racers, you have to have a great organization and you have to have a great sponsor.” “And great fans, too. They make it all go round!” Intercomp  gives $100 certificates good toward the purchase of RFX wireless scales or digital chassis setup equip­ment, to designated finishers at 30 selected Friesen Performance IMCA Modified special events, and to top 10 drivers in both EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and Southern regions for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. 2024 is Intercomp’s 21st season as part of IMCA’s national decal program for Stock Cars and all drivers in that division must display two Intercomp logos on their race car to be eligible for [Read More]
  • AERO Race Wheels continues big impact with IMCA special, state awards
    ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (March 7, 2024) – A recent small business of the week award recipient continues the big impact it’s had as an IMCA sponsor for a 28th consecutive season. AERO Race Wheels of Estherville, Iowa, again gives $40 product certificates good toward the purchase of two wheels to designated place finishers at 80 select special events for Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lites, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMods. State champions in those divisions and the Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compact class each receive $25 cer­tificates. “IMCA just makes it so easy for us. They sanction quality tracks across the United States and in Canada with the kind of drivers that manufacturers like Aero Race Wheels want to connect with,” said Director of Sales and Marketing Kelli Peton. AERO also returns as title sponsor of IMCA’s uber popular feature win decal program, with those stickers presented to drivers in all divisions following their sanctioned weekly and special event [Read More]
  • Jet Racing returns for 13th season as IMCA Central Region title sponsor
    BEATRICE, Neb. (March 5, 2024) – Johnny Saathoff has seen a lot of change in the motorsports industry over his years as a race car driver and owner of Jet Racing. He’s also seen some things remain the same over the course of a lengthy marketing partnership with IMCA, the last 13 of those 27 years as title sponsor of the Central Region for Modifieds. Top 10 drivers official 2024 point standings for that region, which includes tracks in Arkansas, eastern Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, receive shares of a $6,000 point fund, provided in part by the Beatrice, Neb., chassis builder and high performance parts retailer. “I’m proud to be an IMCA sponsor and especially proud to be able to recognize drivers in what has been my home region for their accomplishments again this year,” said Saathoff. “Another thing I’m proud of is that I still own Jet Racing. I’ve been the little guy and hung in there through tough times when other builders didn’t or couldn’t.” “It’s pretty cool to think that I’ve [Read More]
  • Speedway Motors marks 45th, 30th years of IMCA, Super Nationals sponsor support
    LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 28, 2024) IMCA is excited to announce Speedway Motors has once again signed on as a sponsor for the 2024 season. This season marks Speedway Motors’ 45th year as an IMCA sponsor and 30th year as title sponsor of the IMCA Super Nationals, the premier event in dirt track racing.   “Our roots are in racing. We have participated with IMCA for over 70 years, and we’ve been honored to sponsor IMCA for 45 consecutive years,” said Speedway Motors President and owner Clay Smith. “We are proud to continue our support of IMCA and racers in all nine IMCA divisions as they build their dreams throughout 2024 while keeping racing safe, fun and affordable for many years to come.”  Many racers turn to Speedway Motors for their IMCA parts specified by the sanctioning body including IMCA upper control arms for GM Metric Stock Cars and Dart IMCA heads available bare of assembled for Hobby Stock, SportMod or Stock Car divisions.   “Speedway Motors is our longest tenured sponsor and it’s another neat milestone that this is the 30th year they’ll be title sponsor for Super [Read More]
  • Sunoco fuels up for 32nd season as IMCA sponsor
    LINWOOD, Pa. (Feb. 13, 2024) – The manufacturer of The Official Fuel of IMCA returns to a number of sponsorship roles with the sanctioning body and its 9,000-plus member drivers in 2024. Sunoco Race Fuels backs IMCA Late Model, Stock Car and Hobby Stock drivers competing weekly as divisional title sponsor for each of those divisions, and as event title sponsor of the Stock Car Race of Champions during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. “At 32 years, Sunoco is one of our longest tenured sponsors. The support they’ve given to so many of our drivers over that time is immeasurable and particularly on the weekly racing level,” noted Carson Becker-Gramm, marketing integration and sponsorship director for IMCA.  Sunoco, based in Linwood, Pa., provides a portion of point funds to be paid to top 15 drivers in national standings for Late Models, Hobby Stock Cars and Stock Cars for the fifth, 19th and 26th consecutive years, respectively. Drivers in each of those divisions must compete with Sunoco race gas and display two Sunoco logos on their [Read More]
  • IMCA regional title sponsor season rates a 10 for EngineQuest
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 23, 2024) – With another sponsorship milestone around the next turn, EngineQuest renews its title sponsorship support of IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for a 10th consecutive season. The Las Vegas, Nev., cyl­inder head and engine component manufacturer backs both Northern and Southern regions for The Class Too Tough To Tame in 2024, providing a portion of $4,000 point funds to be paid in each. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMod drivers will also receive awards from the 19-year sponsor. EQ decal placement is required in all four divisions. “From the very beginning of our relationship between IMCA and EngineQuest, it has been extremely important to reward the drivers who believe in the EngineQuest brand to get them to the checkered flag,” said EngineQuest President Scott Stolberg. EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region tracks are located in eastern Colorado, Iowa, Kan­sas, Minnesota, Missouri, Ne­braska, North Dakota, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Da­kota, Wis­con­sin and Wyoming. EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Region tracks are in Ari­zona, Arkansas, Cali­for­nia, western Colorado, [Read More]
  • Schoenfeld Headers adds awards for IMCA top 10 Hobby Stocks, national champions
    VAN BUREN, Ark. (Nov. 8, 2023) – Schoenfeld Headers puts the wraps on its 25th sponsorship season with new awards for even more IMCA drivers. The Van Buren, Ark., manufacturer, a long-time sponsor of IMCA special events, gives more than $5,000 in product certificates, redeemable for a new set of headers, to top 10 finishers in national standings for the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and to national champions in seven other IMCA divisions. Top 10 Hobby Stock recipients of $260 certificates are national champion Zach Olmstead, Mike Smith, Tristan Grape, Nicholas Ronnebaum, Cory Probst, Cody Williams, Kyler Satran, Randy Lamar, Thomas Daffern and Brandon Nielsen Also receiving certificates will be national champions Chaz Baca, Modified, and Dillon Raffurty, STARS Mod Lite, both $410; Cory Dumpert, Late Model, $390; Tyler Drueke, RaceSaver Sprint Car, $350; Mike Nichols, Stock Car, $330; and Matthew Looft, Northern SportMod, and David Phillips, Southern SportMod, both $290. Schoenfeld certificates will be presented Nov. 25 during the IMCA national banquet. “Special series and Super Nationals competitors have benefitted from Schoenfeld Header support for many [Read More]
  • Wehrs Machine & Racing Products renews IMCA special event, Super Nationals support
    BANGOR, Wis. (July 12, 2023) – Wherever IMCA drivers race this season, there’s a good chance they’ll be racing for gift certificates or product awards from Wehrs Machine & Racing Products. The Bangor, Wis., high performance parts manufacturer and 12-year IMCA sponsor will give $50 gift certificates to a top five finisher at each of 80 designated specials for Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Late Models, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMods. Title sponsor of the Modified Race of Champions at the Harris Clash, Wehrs gives a pair of Ricochet shock guard covers to feature winners at another 25 Modified and Northern SportMod specials. And champions and rookies of the year in each of the five regions for Modifieds receive $500 gift certificates good toward the purchase of an Ultra Force spring machine. The Wehrs family of companies and new Yellow Flag Sponsor again gives deluxe product packages to top four finishers in Modified, Stock Car, Northern SportMod, Hobby Stock, Sport Compact and [Read More]
  • IMCA drivers gearing up for PEM awards
    ST. CLAIR, Mo. (June 13, 2023) – Drivers in three IMCA divisions are gearing up for awards from Performance Engineering and Manufacturing again in 2023. The St. Clair, Mo., manufacturer of racing rears, gears and drivetrain components is in its 12th season of sponsorship and gives those awards to Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitors. All five Modified regional champions, both Stock Car regional champions and the Late Model national champion all receive $250 PEM certificates; the runner-up in each Modified and Stock Car region and second through fifth place drivers in national Late Model points each get a $150 certificate. And winners of 40 designated specials for Modifieds and Late Models receive a set of PEM lightweight polished quick change gears. Front row starters in Modified and Late Model main events at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s receive a set of PEM lightweight polished quick change gears. Front row starters in the Stock Car main get $250 certificates. “PEM Racing likes supporting the weekly grassroots [Read More]
  • Karl Companies mark 25th IMCA sponsorship season, continue crate engine awards at 41st Super Nationals
    DES MOINES, Iowa (June 12, 2023) – The Karl Companies mark two anniversaries of IMCA support this season, capping off that celebration on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. Karl Chevrolet, the Midwest’s number one Chevrolet and GM Certified Dealer, and Karl Kustoms, the Midwest’s high performance parts manufacturer and distributor designated as the Preferred Engine Supplier of IMCA Racing, are in their 25th season of IMCA sponsorship.  And for the 10th consecutive year, they’ll present crate engines to Modified, Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock champions crowned on Saturday night, Sept. 9 at the 41st annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The Modified champion takes home a 604 crate, the Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock champions both 602 crates. “Carl’s passion has always been in racing and we are happy to be a part of IMCA racing for another year awarding crate engines to the Super Nationals Champions as well as being recognized as the Preferred Engine Supplier of IMCA Racing,” said Marketing Director Clint Quesinberry. “Carl has always been dedicated to the racer and we [Read More]
  • Intercomp continues support of IMCA for 29th season
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 8, 2023) – Intercomp weighs in with support for IMCA Modified and Stock Car drivers for a 29th consecutive season. The Minneapolis, Minn., headquartered company, the first name in advanced weighing technology by any measure, returns as manufacturer of The Official Scales of IMCA and gives $100 certificates good toward the purchase of RFX wireless scales or digital chassis setup equip­ment, to designated finishers at 30 selected Friesen Performance IMCA Modified special events, and to top 10 drivers in both EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and Southern regions for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. And champions crowned at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s and RaceSaver Nationals, race of champions winners and the All-Star Invitational winners all receive digital angle gauges. “Intercomp racing scales and chassis setup tools are designed and built in the USA and we are proud to sponsor IMCA by supporting the racers and organizations who make racing great in the USA!” said Aaron Van Heel, Intercomp General Manager of Marketing. 2023 also marks Intercomp’s 20th season as part of the Stock [Read More]
  • IMCA Modified, Stock Car drivers chase special events awards from Finishline
    SCHLESWIG, Iowa (June 7, 2023) – A top five finish at any of a dozen IMCA special events pays off again this season courtesy of Finishline Racing Products. The high performance parts supplier and vendor for numerous other IMCA sponsors gives $50 gift certificates at those designated specials to Friesen Performance IMCA Modified and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitors. In its sixth sponsorship season, Finishline also gives $50 gift certificates to Modified drivers qualifying for the Rage Chassis Race of Champions at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s in September. Special events certificates will be mailed after results of those races are received, and in September following Super Nationals. More information about products available from Finishline, owned by Ryan and Theresa Anderson, is available by calling 712 267-1150 and on Facebook. Finishline provides the parts trailer that also supplies Hoosier tires, AERO wheels and Sunoco race fuel on Fridays at Crawford County Speedway in Denison and Saturdays at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, and is presenting sponsor for the June 9 Mods for [Read More]