Long commute takes Felker to Cardinal promoter’s post

EUNICE, N.M. – The length of his commute tells you how much Gene Felker loves racing and loves promoting. Felker takes charge this season at Cardinal Motor Speedway, where seven IMCA divisions are on weekend doubleheader cards March 11 through July 29-30, plus a two-day show leading up to July Fourth.  IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, IMCA Northern SportMods and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods, Mach-1 Sport Compacts and IMCA STARS Mod Lites all run on the 3/8-mile clay oval at Eunice this season. “I talked to a lot of drivers about promoting here. There is a lot of IMCA history at Cardinal,” said Felker, now making regular eight hour trips from the Four Corners in Farmington to get ready for opening night. “I like the IMCA rules and the fact that drivers from other tracks will be able to come here and race for points.” Northern SportMods, Sport Compacts and Mod Lites all make their debut at Cardinal this season.  “There’s been an interest from drivers in neighboring states [Read More]