CLEWISTON, Fla. – The stars of the IMCA STARS Mod Lite division are Florida-bound in February for the $5,000 to win Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels at Hendry County Motorsports Park. The Saturday, Feb. 12 main event at Clewiston pays $500 to start while the non-qualifiers feature that evening pays $300 to win and $100 to start. The Winter Nationals Weekend at The Southern-Most Dirt Track in America begins Wednesday, Feb. 9 with an open practice and $500 to win and $100 to start Race of Champions Invitational. RoC qualifying is open to former national and Winter Nationals champions, and to 2021 track, state and series champions and national race winners. STARS Mod Lite features on Thursday, Feb. 10 and Friday, Feb. 11 both pay $500 to win and $150 to start. New to the Thursday card is a manufacturers’ race. All three nights of racing will be broadcast by IMCA.TV. Pre-tech starts at 2 p.m. with pit gates opening at 4 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m. each day. IMCA Speedway Motors [Read More]
CLEWISTON, Fla. – With the opportunity to win over $6,000 and an entry fee of just $100, hotels and Air BnB’s are already filling up fast in and around Clewiston, Fla., says IMCA STARS Mod Lite Director Jimmy May The 2022 IMCA STARS Mod Lite Winter Nationals Sugar Bowl, is being held at Hendry County Motor Sports Park in Clewiston Feb. 8-12. “We will be kicking off the event on Tuesday, Feb. 8 with our second annual Big Bass Fishing Tournament and you have until Jan. 24 to register for that,” May said. “Then join us to get your cars all dialed in and pre-teched at practice night Wednesday, Feb. 9. We will end the night with the Race Of Champions Invitational.” That race pays $500 to win, with the runner-up earning $400, third place paying $300, fourth place $200 and the remainder of the field $100 each. A maximum of 20 cars will start the RoC. Thursday, Feb. 10 starts the first full program with the addition of a Manufacturer’s Race. “This will allow builders of [Read More]
CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 13) – A last-minute decision led to the biggest win of R.J. Gonzales’ career. Gonzales swept the IMCA STARS Mod Lite Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals weekend at Hendry County Motorsports Park, pocketing $850 on Friday and then outrunning everybody for the big $5,750 checkers on Saturday evening. “That was the biggest win of my career right there,” the Colona, Ill., driver said following his first-ever visit to the Florida oval. “It took a while for it to set in that I’d done it. We started driving home Sunday morning and probably talked about it for the first two hours.” Gonzales started the weekend at Clewiston with a second place showing in Thursday’s race of champions. He led the last 10 laps in winning on Friday, then drew the pole and led all 30 laps of the Saturday main event. “We ran really good in the feature on Friday night so I put the exact same setup on Saturday,” he said. “We had a late restart and Austin Martin was right there. I [Read More]
CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 12) – IMCA STARS Mod Lites are Hendry County Motorsports Park bound and racing for $5,000 to win on the second night of their weekend Winter Nationals twinbill. Tonight’s feature at Clewiston pays $750 to win and $225 to start, with $50 tow while the Saturday, Feb. 13 main event, part of the Sugar Bowl program, pays $5,000 to win and a minimum of $250 to start. National special events sponsor Yoshimura adds another $500 in bonuses to eligible podium finishers on Saturday. Friday sees the drivers’ meeting at 7 p.m. and racing following 8 p.m. hot laps. On Saturday, racing follows the 6 p.m. drivers’ meeting and 7 p.m. hot laps. Both race programs will be broadcast by IMCA.TV. Cost is $24.99 each night or $39.99 for a two-day pass. Viewers can watch at IMCA.TV. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National and KMJ Performance Florida State points will be given each night at The Southern-most dirt track in the United States. IMCA sponsors giving special events and/or post-season awards to Mod Lite drivers [Read More]
CLEWISTON, Fla. – The stars of the IMCA STARS Mod Lite division will have an international audience for the Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals weekend at Hendry County Motorsports Park. The Friday, Feb. 12 $750 to win and the big $5,000 to win show Saturday, Feb. 13 at Clewiston will be broadcast by IMCA.TV. “It is fitting that one of the highest paying STARS Mod Lite events of the season will be broadcast by IMCA.TV,” stated IMCA President Brett Root. Cost is $24.99 each night or $39.99 for a two-day pass. Viewers can watch at IMCA.TV. Both programs from The Southern-most dirt track in the United States start at 7 p.m. EST.
CLEWISTON, Fla. – The big money is at stake on the final night of February Winter Nationals doubleheader dates for the newly IMCA sanctioned STARS Mod Lites. The Saturday, Feb. 13 feature at Hendry County Motorsports Park, part of the Sugar Bowl program at Clewiston, pays $5,000 to win and a minimum of $250 to start. Pit gates open at 11 a.m. and racing starts at 1 p.m. The non-qualifier race that evening pays $250 to win and $125 to start and tow is $100. Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala and Hendry County host the first Mod Lite events sanctioned by IMCA. The Feb. Friday, Feb. 5 feature at Bubba pays $750 to win, $100 to start and $50 tow while the Saturday, Feb. 6 feature sports a $1,500 top prize with $200 paid to start and $100 tow. A practice night and $300 to win, $100 to start race of champions kick off the Sugar Bowl Winter Nationals weekend Thursday, Feb. 11 at Hendry County. The Friday, Feb. 12 feature pays $750 to win and $225 [Read More]