Mod Lite

Wilson makes like lightning in Louisiana STARS start

VIVIAN, La. (May 6, 2023) – Jeromy Wilson liked everything he saw in his first-ever visit to Ark-La-Tex Speedway Saturday night. Despite his glasses fogging over on the last lap, the newly bespectacled Wilson topped the Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lite event co-sanctioned by the Mod Lites of Arkansas and North Texas Mod Lites. The $1,000 checkers flew for Wilson’s first feature win of the season and came eight thousandth’s of a second ahead of Bryce Vowan. Bobby Bates, Wilson’s son Blake and Andrew Lincoln rounded out the top five. “It was a lot of fun and it was really exciting to be racing with Blake,” said Wilson, who led all 20 laps and ran 1-2 with his son early on. “I saw Bryce on the white flag and told myself “I gotta go.” Twenty-five cars representing four states were entered at Vivian.


Mod Lites of Arkansas, North Texas head to Louisiana for Caddo Parish Shakedown 

VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 7, 2023) – The Mod Lites of Arkansas and North Texas Mod Lites come together for a two-day event at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La., Feb. 24-25. The Caddo Parish Shakedown marks the first time two IMCA STARS Mod Lite series have co-sanctioned an event. The Friday winner earns $500 while Saturday’s winner takes home $1,000. Drivers from Arkansas, Texas, Missouri, Tennessee and Iowa, among others, are expected to compete and will receive IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Mod Lites of Arkansas and North Texas Mod Lite series, and state points. “I’ve just started as the promoter of the North Texas Mod Lites and am looking forward to working with the Mod Lites of Arkansas and helping build this division,” said John Thiel Jr. “My focus is to build relationships and have fun in the process.” Mod Lites of Arkansas promoter Bryce Vowan noted the Caddo Parish Shakedown marked the first appearance for STARS Mod Lites at Vivian, now promoted by Kevin Rogers.  “We have enjoyed working with other series in [Read More]