2018 Super Nationals

Early entries for Super Nationals top 750

BOONE, Iowa – More than 750 entries are now in hand for the Sept. 3-8 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway. That’s a record for early entries and ahead of last year’s total by 30. Two hundred and forty-three Modified drivers are among those pre-registered for America’s Racin’ Vacation. Drivers now pre-registered for Super Nationals are: Modifieds – Chris Abelson, Sioux City; John Ahlers, Bettendorf; Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls; Mike Albertsen, Audubon; Chance Allen, Alma, Mich.; Don Alvord, Locke, N.Y.; Drew Armstrong, Alexander, Ark.; J.D. Auringer, Waterloo; Robert Avery, Des Moines; Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz.; Shayne Bailey, Lathrop, Mo.; Curtis Barnes, Lindsborg, Kan.; Brock Bauman, Eureka, Ill.; Jayden Bears, Smithville, Mo.; and Josh Beaulieu, Bemidji, Minn. Brandon Beckendorf, Danube, Minn.; Tommy Belmer, Evansdale; Tom Berry, Newburg, N.D.; Dennis Betzer, Central City; Tanner Black, Otis, Kan.; Kevin Bliese, Bath, S.D.; Josh Blumer, Marysville, Kan.; Dylan Book, Adel; Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan.; David Brown, Kellogg; Kyle Brown, Madrid; Randy Brown, Chowchilla, Calif; Kenneth Buck, Canton, Pa.; Corey Burch, Junction City, Kan.; [Read More]

2018 Super Nationals

Sept. 1 Prelude at Boone precedes IMCA Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa – The hottest ticket in town on Saturday, Sept. 1 will be for the Wild Rose Casino & Resort Prelude to the IMCA Super Nationals presented by Mediacom at Boone Speedway. IMCA Modifieds race for $1,000 to win and a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth that evening. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars chase a $500 top check, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $400 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $250 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and Iowa State points will be awarded, as will Side Biter Chassis North Central Region points for Modifieds, EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region points for Stock Cars and Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region points for Hobby Stocks. Pit gates open at 2 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3 p.m. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. with racing at 5 p.m. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults and $10 for youth ages 13-17. Pit passes are $30.

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Main event qualifiers in 5 divisions get replica door panels, hoods from Five1seven Designs

BOONE, Iowa – Qualifiers for main events in five of the divisions featured over the course of the Sept. 3-8 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s take home special souvenirs from the 36th annual event. Five1seven Designs gives replica door panels to Modified and Northern SportMod qualifiers while Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Sport Compact qualifiers all receive replica hoods. Replica door panels measure 10” tall by 23” long while hoods are 12” by 16.” Awards will be made specific to each division and display the Super Nationals logo along with the word Qualifier. They’ll be presented to Sport Compact drivers on Tuesday and to drivers in the other four divisions as they qualify. This is the seventh year Five1seven Designs has given qualifier awards.

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Hope For The Warriors check presentation during Saturday Super Nationals program

BOONE, Iowa – Representatives of Hope For The Warriors will be in attendance and the center of attention during the Saturday race program at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Ankeny-based Casey’s General Store, the presenting sponsor for Super Nationals, donates $10 for each heat race won by a Modified, Late Model, Stock Car, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod or Sport Compact driver displaying a Casey’s decal between Sept. 3 and Sept. 7. IMCA matches the amount given by Casey’s. Officials from both Casey’s and IMCA will present a check for approximately $5,000 to Hope For The Warri­ors in front of the flagstand during a break in the Saturday race program. A national nonprofit organization founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychologi­cal wounds in the line of duty. The official convenience store of IMCA, Casey’s has supported Hope For The Warriors with previ­ous fundraisers, including donations at Super Nationals every year since 2013.

2018 Super Nationals

Entries still accepted for Super Nationals, Prelude open to all registered drivers at Boone Sept. 1

BOONE, Iowa – Entries are still being accepted for the six divisions competing at the Sept. 3-8 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Modified, Stock Car, Northern SportMod, Hobby Stock, Late Model and Sport Compact competitors can go to the IMCA or Boone Speedway websites to enter. All Modified, Stock Car, Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock drivers in attendance at Boone Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 1 can compete in that evening’s Prelude.

2018 Super Nationals

Arnold Motor Supply to serve up Sunday meal at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – Race teams at Boone Speedway for the Sunday, Sept. 2 practice session will enjoy a pre-IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s meal courtesy of Arnold Motor Supply. During the day Sunday, stop and visit the Arnold Motor Tent just west of the Pit Concession stand for a variety of different samples cooked on Treager grills. Treager grills will be on display, and are available at all 62 of Arnold Motor Supply’s locations in five Midwestern States. Pork loin sandwiches will be served beginning at approximately 7 p.m. during the Arnold Motor Supply pit party with pork provided by Berkwood Farms. Spencer-based Arnold Motor Supply has been an IMCA sponsor in a variety of roles, most recently as title sponsor of the Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Modified Tour. For a store near you, visit them online at arnoldmotorsupply.com and during the week of Super Nationals and text RACEBOONE to 41411 for daily in store specials. Berkwood is headquartered in Des Moines, is one of the largest American suppliers of 100 percent certified pure heirloom Berkshire pork, and the only farmer-owned [Read More]

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Deery Series headlines opening night at IMCA Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa – The first champion of the 36th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will be crowned when the Deery Brothers Summer Series headlines the Labor Day show at Boone Speedway. Touring IMCA Late Models race for as much as $3,500 to win and a minimum of $300 to start their Monday, Sept. 3 main event. The winner earns $2,000 plus a bonus of up to $1,500 based on their number of sanctioned starts going into the weekend. Pit gates open at 9 a.m. and racing starts at 2 p.m. Grandstand admission is $20 and pit passes are $30. Qualifying races for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods complete the opening day program for Super Nationals. “It’s great to have the Deery Series back on the Labor Day program at Boone,” noted Tour Director Kevin Yoder. “Super Nationals is one of the most anticipated events on the Deery schedule and opening night is the perfect opportunity for us to feature this premier series.” The Deery Series has made 48 previous visits to [Read More]

2018 Super Nationals

Beckendorf, Sample complete Fast Shafts All-Star field

BOONE, Iowa – Brandon Beckendorf and Cory Sample will complete the starting field for the Sept. 7 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Beckendorf and Sample are the top two drivers in both national points and in 40-point feature wins among All-Star drivers not elected in either of two rounds of voting who will compete at the Sept. 3-8 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Beckendorf, from Danube, Minn., is a first-time All-Star. Sample is from Winnemucca, Nev., and will make his career fifth All-Star start. Scott Hogan has been added in place of Ricky Thornton Jr., who will be unable to attend Super Nationals. Hogan, from Vinton, had the next highest vote total for drivers representing the North Central Region and will make his fourth All-Star start. He was runner-up in the 2005 race.

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Top drivers in four divisions featured in races of champions at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – One of the premier races for IMCA Modifieds marks a milestone during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The 30th annual Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions will feature a dozen drivers battling for $1,000 to win and a career-type highlight on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Boone Speedway. Also on the championship day card are the 17th annual Sunoco Face Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars and ninth annual BSB Manufacturing Race of Champions for Northern SportMods and Stephenville Starter Race of Champions for Hobby Stocks. The Stock Car RoC pays $500 to win, while $300 is the top prize in both the SportMod and Hobby Stock events. SportMod and Hobby Stock RoC qualifying will be Tuesday, Sept. 4. Modified and Stock Car RoC qualifying is Thursday, Sept. 6. Drivers eligible to qualify for their respective events include former national and Super Nationals champions and race of champions winners, 2018 track champions/point leader or the second-place driver if the leader is not in attendance. Also eligible to [Read More]

2018 Super Nationals

Super Nationals will boast a super purse

BOONE, Iowa – The purse is every bit as super as the event itself. Shares of nearly $300,000 will be paid out to drivers competing at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Add to that the approximate $60,000 in contingency awards and there’s no doubt the 36th annual version of America’s Racin’ Vacation will contin­ue to be the most prestigious, top-paying event for grassroots racers. “Maintaining reasonable entry fees and admission prices while provid­ing the best possible purse structure has always been a goal at Super Nationals,” explained IMCA President Brett Root. “We have been able to accomplish that because of the great contingency award support given by IMCA spon­sors.” The Saturday, Sept. 8 Modified main event boasts a potential $7,000 paycheck for the winner. That includes a guaranteed $2,000 plus a $100 bonus for each of as many as 50 sanctioned starts made during the season. Saturday’s Stock Car main event carries a $3,500 top possible check. The winner goes home with $1,000 plus a bonus of $50 for each [Read More]