2023 Super Nationals

22 more IMCA Modified drivers join Fast Shafts All-Star eligible list

VINTON, Iowa (May 31, 2023) – Another 22 Friesen Performance IMCA Modified drivers have become eligible for Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying, winning $1,000 or more features in the past month. Chris Morris topped the Royal Rumble at I-37 Speedway and Chad May paced Silver Bullet’s 70th anniversary season lidlifter. Central California Clash victors included Timothy Allerdings and Rob Sanders. Anthony Roth bested Boone County’s Return of the Modifieds show while Steven Pfeifer and Kody Scholpp claimed W’s at Estevan Motor Speedway’s Border Challenge. Red Race honors at 141 Speedway went to Mike Mullen. Mitchell Clement and Brenda Kirby both won All Star Shootout features. Salute to Veterans winners at Sweetwater Speedway were Tanner Black and Ricky Alvarado. Jesse Williamson sailed to the Modified Clash checkers at Grays Harbor Raceway. Rodney Morgan was an NY-Penn Series winner while Todd Shute won at Stuart’s Whole Hog 50 and Chris Mills banked Tuesday’s win at Park Jefferson Speedway. And winners of weekly events paying $1,000 or more included Mitchell Hunt, Austin Kiefer, Jeff Larson, Casey Smith, Collin Thirlby [Read More]


Fast Shafts marks 20th season as IMCA sponsor with record number of awards

DES MOINES, Iowa (April 18, 2022) – Fast Shafts celebrates its 20th season of IMCA sponsorship with awards for another record number of drivers. Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA STARS Mod Lite IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod state champions all receive two $25 product certificates from the Des Moines, Iowa, manufacturer, founded by Pat Fagen in 1992 and now owned by Beau Kaplan.  “This opportunity was both exciting and humbling,” said Kaplan, a former IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock and Friesen Performance Northern SportMod competitor. “I had been selling heavy construction equipment and loved doing it. Pat first talked to me about this last fall and I knew if I was going to make a change it would have to have something to do with racing.”  “My passion for racing was still there and the growth and popularity of Fast Shafts intrigued me,” he added. “We closed the deal on Dec. 31, 2021.” Fast Shafts recognized a record 94 [Read More]