First weekly sanction in state sees 10 dates for IMCA Stock Cars at Idaho Falls Raceway

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The class that turned heads during the 2019 finale returns full-time to Idaho Falls Raceway in 2020.  The first-ever Gem State sanction sees IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars in action on 10 nights at Idaho Falls, where the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season runs from May 30 to Sept. 26. Dillion Lawrence had raced from 10th starting to win the 1st Class Chassis Wild West Tour Stock Car feature at Idaho Falls last September. “Our fans really enjoyed the Stock Cars. They liked the door-to-door racing,” said B.J. Haslam, president of the Snake River Stock Car Association, which promotes the 3/8-mile dirt oval. “We already have several drivers in the area who race Stock Cars and are looking to get new drivers in the class.”  A long-time Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod competitor and former E3 Spark Plugs state champion, Haslam compared the competitiveness of the Stock Cars to that division. IMCA Modifieds and the Northern SportMods are also sanctioned at Idaho Falls. Wild West Tour dates for all three divisions are Aug. [Read More]


DeVilbiss can’t be denied sixth straight win, second Wild West IMCA Modified Tour title

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (Sept. 21) – Rain could delay but not deny Zane DeVilbiss a record sixth straight series feature win and the Wild West IMCA Modified Tour title that went with it Saturday night.  DeVilbiss topped the main event at Idaho Falls Raceway, leading all 25 laps from the pole in the $1,200 victory.  “It was an amazing deal for us. We had a good weekend and we’ve had a good year,” said DeVilbiss, already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. “They gave us a great track and I was able to run anywhere I wanted.” Also the 2010 tour champ, DeVilbiss moved into sole possession of second place on the all-time tour wins list with 19; he’d been tied with Justen Yeager, the runner-up at Idaho Falls.  “We had a late yellow and both Justen and Braxton (Yeager) were right there to challenge me,” said DeVilbiss. “They didn’t make it easy, that’s for sure.” Regan Tafoya and Shawn LaRocque completed the top five. Travis Metz started 14th and finished sixth.  Once the Friday [Read More]