Cotton Bowl starts 10th season with IMCA this Saturday

PAIGE, Texas (March 20, 2023) – Opening night this Saturday marks the 10th consecutive year of sanctioning for three IMCA divisions at Cotton Bowl Speedway. Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Smiley’s Racing Products IMCA Southern SportMods will be joined by the Southern United Sprints in the March 25 lidlifter at Paige. “We worked the track all off-season. It looks really, really good,” said promoter Mary Ann Naumann. “We’re excited about opening night and we’re glad to have the Sprints back. We love the series.”  Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Opening ceremonies are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow.  Tickets are available online or may be purchased at the gate.


IMCA opens loyalty bonus to all pre-registered Lone Star Tour drivers

ABILENE, Texas (Feb. 9) – Due to the upcoming cancellation of the other stock car tour scheduled the week before the Sniper Speed Lone Star Tour, IMCA will extend the $500 loyalty bonus to all IMCA Sunoco Stock Car drivers registered to compete in the Lone Star Tour by 5 p.m. CST today (Tuesday). Registered drivers who ran in January at Corpus Christi will be eligible for that bonus. All tour races now pay those registered drivers a minimum of $1,500 to win.  The big week of racing starts with the 24th annual Ice Breaker at Abilene Speedway on Feb. 19, followed by opening night of the fourth annual tour at Abilene.  The winner of the Friday, Feb. 19 Stock Car feature earns $3,000 while the winner’s share of the Saturday, Feb. 20 feature will be $2,000. Increases are parts of Brett’s Birthday Bash Doubledown as we celebrate the birthday of IMCA President Brett Root with extra money to IMCA racers. From Abilene, the Lone Star Tour travels to Heart O’ Texas Speedway on Feb. 21, Cotton Bowl [Read More]


Lone Star IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Tour travels to six tracks in Texas, Oklahoma

ABILENE, Texas – The fourth annual Sniper Speed Lone Star Tour for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars travels to six tracks in Texas and Oklahoma, with a $5,000 check waiting for the champion.  Both IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win at Abilene Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 20, the second show of the Ice Breaker weekend; Sunday, Feb. 21 at Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco; Monday, Feb. 22 at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige; Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Grayson County Speedway in Bells; Friday, Feb. 26 at Kennedale Speedway Park; and Saturday, Feb. 27 at Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore.  Stock Car feature winners are eligible for a $500 loyalty bonus from IMCA; all Modified features are qualifying events for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.  Tuesday is an off day following cancellation of the event scheduled at Boyd and the Grayson County race moves to Wednesday. The manufacturers’ race for Stock Cars, king of the hill for Modifieds and pit party all are Thursday at KSP. IMCA Speedway Motors [Read More]


Sprint win by Reed highlights night of firsts at Cotton Bowl

PAIGE, Texas (June 13) – On a night of firsts at Cotton Bowl Speedway, Willy Reed won his first Southern United Sprints feature in his first visit to the Paige speedplant.  And his mother Roxanne got to watch the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car excitement unfold from the grandstand.  “This was my first win in a Sprint Car. My mother had never seen me race before in the class and I didn’t even know she was there,” said Reed. “I was pretty excited about it. She was pretty excited, too.”  Reed made a couple RaceSaver starts last season and ran third in the series opener last week at Cleveland. He started fourth in the Cotton Bowl show, had the led when lap two was scored and then checked out.  “Cotton Bowl is a really nice facility and we set the car up for a slick track,” said Reed, who had called Brad Benic at Momentum Racing Suspensions for some race-night help. “I could see (Trey) Schmidt moving up the leader board and I know he’s won [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds vie for $1,100 top check at Cotton Bowl

PAIGE, Texas – IMCA Modifieds run for $1,100 to win and a 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth this Saturday at Cotton Bowl Speedway.  The July 27 program at Paige also features Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods in a $1,000 to win feature and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars.  IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, E3 Spark Plugs Texas State and track points will be awarded at the draw/redraw show. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. More information is available at the website, on Facebook and by calling 512 844-3582.