ARLINGTON, Minn. (Aug. 17) – Brad Becker has tried weekly to unseat Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stock foe Cory Probst in victory lane and finally got the job done Saturday at Arlington Raceway. Becker started seventh and took the lead from Scott Koep on the fourth lap in the flag-to-flag race. Koep maintained second throughout the race with Luke Trebelhorn third and Probst following in fourth. Justin Dose was first across the line in the Coors Light IMCA Sport Compact feature to win ahead of Alex Dostal and pick up his first trophy of the year. Jeremy Schultz led the entire Alpha Media IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature flag to flag to win his first race of the year. Brandon Beckendorf won the MN 93 IMCA Modified feature, Dean Cornelius paced the B&B Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car main and Matthew Looft collected the Unhinged Pizza IMCA Northern SportMod checkers.
ARLINGTON, Minn. (Aug. 3) – Dalton Magers raced to his third win in as many starts this season, and his first at Arlington in Saturday’s MN 93 IMCA Modified feature. Ryan Bjerkeset was the early frontrunner before Magers took the low side going into turn two and came out ahead going down the backstretch. Brandon Beckendorf from Danube was moving up and waiting to challenge Magers. He had to get around Trent Loverude to do so, but with a couple laps to go in the race Loverude took back his spot and finished second behind Magers. The Alpha Media IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature saw Trevor Serbus get out front and remain the leader for the duration. Dan Mackenthun pulled away and went onto to take the B&B Racing IMCA Stock Car win. Matt Looft passed 11 cars on the way to the Unhinged Pizza IMCA Northern SportMod checkers and Cory Probst led from the fourth to the final circuit in the Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stocks. Scott Porter led the entire Coors Light IMCA [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. (July 13) – If he could have picked the night to get his first IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car victory of the season, Brett Allen would have selected Saturday. Allen led every lap of the Dan Grams Memorial at Arlington Raceway. When the $500 perfect attendance bonus and late contributions to the purse were figured in, the checkers were good for $1,450. After drawing the outside pole start, Allen flew down the backstretch and never looked back, working through lapped traffic in what proved to be a caution-free race. Michael Stien worked up from his third row start but settled for second, ahead of Jesse Cripe, hard charger Neil Stevens and Javen Ostermann. Feature results – 1. Brett Allen; 2. Michael Stien; 3. Jesse Cripe; 4. Neil Stevens; 5. Javen Ostermann; 6. Billy Johnson; 7. Brandon Allen; 8. Trevor Serbus; 9. Jeremy Schultz; 10. Dave Becker; 11. Nathan Showalter.
ARLINGTON, Minn. (July 6) – Dan Menk was the third and final leader in Saturday’s MN93 IMCA Modified feature at Arlington Raceway. Troy Gudmonson paced the first circuit before going to the work area with mechanical issues. Joe Roberts ran in front the next two laps with Clint Hatlestad close behind. By the fourth lap, Menk got around both cars and took over the lead position. He held the spot through two cautions to win ahead of Hatlestad and Chad Porter. Neil Stevens took the lead on the 13th lap en route to the Alpha Media IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car checkers. Racing was often four-wide in the B&B Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car main event. Dean Cornelius started 12th and won his second straight feature ahead of 16th starting Curt Lund. Jeremy Brown was the fourth different leader in the Unhinged Pizza IMCA Northern SportMod feature. He led the last nine laps to win his first feature of the year. Ninth starting Cory Probst was the Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stock feature and Gavin Maass topped a [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. (June 22) – Celebrating his birthday weekend, Scott Porter won the Coors Light IMCA Sport Compact feature Saturday at Arlington Raceway. Porter took the lead from Tim Senne on the second lap and remained in front for the duration of the contest. First-time winner in the Unhinged Pizza IMCA Northern SportMods was Chris Plammann, who led the entire distance in a caution-free race. The Porter team had a great night as Chad Porter took the lead from Josh Larson on the eighth lap and led to the finish of the IMCA Modified main event. Matt Schauer pulled off his third B&B Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car win a row by getting around A.J. Zimmerman. Michael Stien led flag to flag in the Alpha Media IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature. Cory Probst picked up his fifth Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stock win of 2019 at Arlington.
ARLINGTON, Minn. (June 8) – Chad Porter put his no. 12 MN 93 IMCA Modified in victory lane at Arlington Raceway for the first time since May 13 of 2017 Saturday night. Porter took the lead on the first lap after a caution that moved him up a row on the restart. When the green flag came back out, he passed three cars going into the first turn to take the lead. He remained the leader for the rest of the race with Trent Loverude directly behind him taking second ahead of Clint Hatlestad. Javen Ostermann won his first Alpha Media IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature, leading the entire caution-free race from start to finish. The Coors Light IMCA Sport Compact feature also went flag to flag, with Levi Selly leading over half of the race before Alex Dostal took the outside lane and got by him with two laps left to take the lead and win. Matt Schauer was the B&B Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car winner and Cory Probst collected the Eckblad Trucking [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. (June 1) – Saturday’s MN 93 IMCA Modified feature at Arlington Raceway was won by newcomer Cole Anderson, who took the lead on lap six and stayed in front to the checkers. Bill Johnson picked up another trophy in the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature. Michael Stien looked as though he was going to victory lane as he had quite a distance ahead of Johnson but Stien’s tire wore down and Johnson was able to take over the race with four laps to go. The B&B Chassis IMCA Stock Car feature saw Matt Schauer take charge following a restart and capture his first local checkers of the season. Matt Looft was the final leader in the Unhinged Pizza IMCA SportMod main that was contested right to the final lap and Cory Probst motored from 10th starting to win the Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stock feature. Eleventh starting Alex Dostal was the Coors Light IMCA Sport Compact winner.
ARLINGTON, Minn. (May 25) – A former tour champion was back in victory lane following Saturday’s Sprint Series of Minnesota main event at Arlington Raceway. Brandon Allen put on a passing clinic in topping the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature. Allen, the 2015 tour king, took charge after an early restart, checking out of the rest of the 17-car field before taking the win ahead of Neil Stevens and Billy Johnson. Clint Hatlestad won the MN 93 IMCA Modified feature and the B&B Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car features saw Chad Schroeder hold off Matt Schauer for the checkers. Cory Probst paced the Eckblad Trucking IMCA Hobby Stocks and 10th starting Eric Larson topped the Unhinged Pizza IMCA Northern SportMods. The Coors Light IMCA Sport Compact feature saw Marschall Robinson in victory lane after leading the last two laps. Feature results – 1. Brandon Allen; 2. Neil Stevens; 3. Billy Johnson; 4. Brett Allen; 5. Michael Stien; 6. Justin Allen; 7. Zach Glaser; 8. Trevor Serbus; 9. Javen Ostermann; 10. Jesse Cripe; 11. Nathan Showalter; 12. Jeremy [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. (Sept. 29) – Arlington Raceway saw a repeat IMCA Sunoco Stock Car winner in Elijah Zevenbergen while Tyler Limoges topped the IMCA Modified feature in Saturday’s season-ending Scott Schoknecht Shootout. Zevenbergen began his charge to the $4,000 Schoknecht checkers from way back in 10th starting. Five cautions came out on the 15th lap and Zevenbergen was able to capitalize on the final restart, motoring past Curt Lund for the lead. Hard charger contenders Matt Speckman and David Moriarty got in the mix, Speckman coming from 13th starting to third and ’B’ qualifier Moriarty from 18th starting to fourth. Zevenbergen held all challengers at bay for the big money, winning ahead of Lund, Speckman, Moriarty and Rick Mees. Mees picked up the hard charger bonus of $600 after passing 15 cars. Limoges led start to finish in the Modified feature to earn $2,000, the biggest payday in his racing career. The new Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier took the lead from the second row and was pursued much of the way by Josh [Read More]
ARLINGTON, Minn. – More than $20,000 has been added to IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and IMCA Modified purses for Saturday’s Schoknecht Memorial at Arlington Raceway. Stock Cars run for $4,000 to win and Modifieds for $2,000 to win their Sept. 29 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. There’s also extra money to be paid to drivers in other classes during the season championship program, which also features IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. Money added to the purse was donated by individuals and businesses in memory of Scott Schoknecht, a friend of many in the racing community who passed away unexpectedly last summer. The grandstand will open at 1:15 p.m. as go-kart heats begin at 1:30 p.m. and their features are at 3:30 p.m. The big track heats begin at 4 p.m. For additional information, check out the Arlington Raceway website or Facebook site. In the event of rain, the event will be held Sunday, Sept 30 at 3 p.m.