Weekly

I-30 bringing IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars to Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The 2020 race season will bring new bragging rights to I-30 Speedway. The longest IMCA Modified sanctioned track in Arkansas becomes the first in the state to run IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars weekly. Seventeen point races for the full-bodied division are on the upcoming schedule at Little Rock.  Opening night for both IMCA divisions is March 21. “I went to Boone last year with some Modified friends and fell in love with the Stock Cars,” promoter Tracey Clay said of her first visit to the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. “I made the comment then that we are going to have them at I-30.” “I loved the racing at Super Nationals,” Clay continued.  “The Stock Cars were so equal and they put on a heck of a show.”  The transition from a local super stock class with a similar appearance to the IMCA division has been greeted warmly by chassis builders and drivers. Like Clay, they appreciate the economics of the sanctioned Stock Car division as well as [Read More]

Results

Taylor takes home $2,000 for Ed Jordan IMCA Modified win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 27) – The already much-accomplished Jeff Taylor raced to a couple career firsts Saturday at I-30 Speedway. Taylor gained the lead early and led the rest of the way, holding off Tyler Stevens following a late restart to win the seventh annual Ed Jordan Memorial IMCA Modified main event. “I’ve won qualifiers and heat races here before but this was the first feature I’ve won at Little Rock,” Taylor said following the $2,000, 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying victory. “It seems like the last four or five races we were always one spot short and could never pull it off.” J.T Goodson, Clay Norris and Drew Armstrong rounded out the top five. Hard charger Dustin Hyde was sixth.  Taylor took the initial green from outside row two, caught Norris for the lead and led the frontrunners into traffic midway through the 30-lapper. “We were just a shade better than Tyler. He’s kind of worn us out this season,” Taylor said. “We’ve run second in this race a couple times [Read More]

Feature

IMCA Modifieds chase $3,000 check at I-30’s Ed Jordan Memorial 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A top check of $3,000 is at stake this Saturday, July 21 at I-30 Speedway’s sixth annual Ed Jordan Memorial for IMCA Modifieds. A minimum of $300 will be paid to start the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. Entry fee is $100 and includes the driver’s pit pass if paid by July 19. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region, Arkansas State and track points will be awarded. Spectator admission is $12 for adults, $1 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow. More information is available by calling 501 455-4567, at the www.i-30speedway.com website and on Facebook. Gates open at 6 p.m. for Thursday’s open test and tune. Pit passes are 415 and grandstand admission is free.