2019 Super Nationals

750+ early entries for Super Nationals come from 26 states, internationally

BOONE, Iowa – More than 750 drivers have already thrown their helmets in the ring to be part of the best and biggest dirt track racing event on the planet. By the noon deadline Thursday for IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s pre-entries, 752 drivers had made plans to be part of the 37th annual running of America’s Racin’ Vacation Sept. 2-7 at Boone Speedway. Early entries are in hand from 26 states plus Canada and Australia and include 228 Modified drivers. For the first time in Super Nationals history, Stock Car pre-entries have topped the 200 mark. One hundred and forty-five Northern SportMods, 123 Hobby Stocks and 45 Sport Compacts are pre-registered. Late Models following the Deery Brothers Summer Series are not required to pre-enter. That show headlines the opening night program on Monday. Pre-registered Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod drivers are eligible to compete in the Aug. 31 Prelude at Boone. Pre-registration also makes Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod and Sport Compact drivers eligible for Weekly Racing Bonuses. The [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Great drivers get shares of great Super Nationals purse

BOONE, Iowa – Great dirt track drivers will take home shares of a great purse at the 37th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super National fueled by Casey’s.  Nearly $300,000 will be paid out to competitors at the upcoming Super Nationals, scheduled Sept. 2-7 at Boone Speedway. Another $60,000 in contingencies will be awarded to Modified, Late Model, Stock Car, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod and Sport Compact drivers.  “So many elements have gone into making and maintaining Super Nationals as the premier event for weekly IMCA racers,” observed IMCA President Brett Root. “Our goal has always been to keep entry fee and admission costs at reasonable levels while continuing to provid­e the best possi­ble purse structure that attracts and benefits the weekly IMCA racer the most. The Weekly Racing bonus accomplishes just that. We welcome all racers to attend but our bonus is geared toward IMCA’s most loyal racers.” “Over the years,” he continued, “we have been able to accomplish that because of the great contin­gency award support given by IMCA spon­sors.” The Saturday, Sept. 7 Modified [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Much to see, enjoy in Fan Zone during week of Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – There’s much to see and plenty to enjoy at the Fan Zone through­out the week of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Nu­merous events will be held at the Fan Zone, located south of the main grandstands, each day of America’s Racin’ Vacation Sept. 2-7.  The Casey’s General Store redraw for starts in the front six rows of the Deery Brothers Summer Series main event will be held at approximately 7 p.m. on Monday. Monday’s Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod qualifying feature winners sign autographs at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Drivers in the two divisions winning qualifiers Tuesday evening sign autographs during an­other 6 p.m. session on Wednesday, Sept. 4.  Card games to determine the starting grid for Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock race of champi­ons events will be held at approximately 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, on Wednesday  Top four finish­ers from Wednesday’s Modified and Stock Car qualifiers Rochambeau for starting positions and sign autographs starting at 4 p.m.  and 6 p.m., respectively on Thursday, Sept. 5. Qualifiers from [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Inaugural Super Nationals bag toss tourney has expanded field, title sponsor

BOONE, Iowa – The inaugural bag toss tourney planned at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will have an expanded field as well as a title sponsor.  The initial field of 32 two-person teams filled up quickly and has been expanded to 48. Scorezit, a divi­sion of Wehrs Machine and Racing Products, takes on the title sponsor role for the Sunday, Sept. 1 tour­ney.  Entry fees are $30 per team and top four teams will receive shares of the 100 percent payback of that $1,440.  The first-place team goes home with $576 and a Scorezit scorekeeper. Second place is good for $432, third for $288 and fourth for $144.  Sorezit is The Ultimate Scorekeeper for backyard games. Pre-orders will be taken during the week on Manufacturers’ Row and a new website will launch in mid-September.  IMCA, Boone Speedway and MyRacePass will also give prizes to bag toss (aka cornhole) tour­ney competitors. Entry forms for the tourney are posted online.  The tourney will start at approximately noon Sunday at a location near the east catwalk [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Deery Series headlines opening night at IMCA Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – Opening night of the 2019 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s brings the Deery Brothers Summer Series to Boone Speedway for the 49th time. The IMCA Late Model tour headlines the Monday, Sept. 2 program at Boone, in a main event that pays as much as $3,500 to win. Along with a guaranteed $2,000, the winner earns a Weekly Racing Bonus of as much as $1,500 based on their number of sanctioned starts this season, plus a wealth of contingency awards. Pit gates open at 9 a.m. and racing starts at 2 p.m. Also on the Labor Day card are qualifying races for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods. Pit passes are $30 and grandstand admission is $20.  The 499th event in Deery Series history will also be the 30th held in conjunc­tion with Super Nation­als. Jeff Aikey of Cedar Falls has earned seven of his career 70 Deery victories at Boone, six of them at Super Nationals. Gary Webb of Blue Grass is a four-time Super Nationals king. Todd Cooney of Des Moines [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Deadline is tomorrow noon to register early for Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – The clock is ticking for drivers still planning to register early for the Sept. 2-7 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Those who do so by noon on Thursday, Aug. 29 pay entries fees of $40 for Modi­fieds, $25 for Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods and $15 for Sport Compacts, and make themselves eligible for Weekly Racing Bonuses in their respective divisions. Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod drivers are also required to pre-regis­ter to reserve pit stalls and to compete in the Aug. 31 Prelude at Boone Speedway. More than 700 drivers have now completed the online registration process for Super Nationals. The form for pre-registration can be found at www.imca.com and www.raceboone.com under the Super Nationals menu. Drivers who do not already have a MyRacePass account can create one when they go to that link. Pit stall application links are on Super Nationals menus on both IMCA and Boone Speedway web­sites as well. Late Models following the Deery Brothers Summer Series pay $50 entry fees regardless of whether they [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Stephenville Starter makes heat wins pay off, continues Hobby Stock RoC title sponsorship

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Winning 10 or more heat races will pay off for one IMCA driver again this season, courtesy of Stephenville Starter. The Texas manufacturer and 11-year sponsor awards a starter to one randomly selected driver who meets that heat race win requirement and submits a photo of their car displaying use of two Dirt Defender mud covers. Those photos should be mailed or emailed to Marketing Director Kevin Yoder at the IMCA home office. Stephenville Starter also returns as title sponsor and provides a portion of the point fund for the Hobby Stock Race of Champions, to be held Sept. 7 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nation­als fueled by Casey’s. Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod race of champions winners at Super Nationals all receive starters. Information about Stephenville Starter-made products is available by calling 254 965-7890. “It takes a special program to achieve a decade of sponsorship. Stephenville Starter celebrated that milestone last season and shows no signs of slowing down,” commented IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “They’ve become [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

IMCA heroes celebrated at Sept. 2-7 Super Nation­als

BOONE, Iowa – Dirt track racing heroes will be celebrated at an event that already has a Super Heroes theme. Boone Speedway hosts the 37th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s on Sept. 2-7. More than 600 drivers from across the United States, and from Canada and Australia as well, have already pre-entered. “Super Nationals is a bucket list event for most drivers,” IMCA President Brett Root said. “Qualify­ing for a 30- or 33-car feature field when there are 200-plus entries is an accomplishment most racers should hang their hat on.” Early Modified entry numbers have already topped 200 while Stock Car entries are nearing the division record 193 that competed at the 2015 Super Nationals. The richest event in grassroots racing will see nearly $300,000 paid out, plus another $60,000 in contingency awards. Late Models following the Deery Brothers Summer Series headline the opening night show on Labor Day. The complete Sport Compact program is Tuesday, Sept. 3. The Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational tops the Friday, Sept. 6 card. Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

Super Nationals deadline for early registration now Aug. 29

BOONE, Iowa – Drivers planning to compete at the 37th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s have an additional six days to do so at the current pre-registration rates.  More than 600 drivers have already completed the online registration process for the Sept. 2-7 Super Nationals and those that do so by noon CST Thursday, Aug. 29 pay entry fees now in place … $40 for Modi­fieds, $25 for Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods, and $15 for Sport Compacts.  Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod drivers are also required to pre-regis­ter to reserve pit stalls and to compete in the Aug. 31 Prelude at Boone Speedway.  The form for pre-registration can be found at www.imca.com and www.raceboone.com under the Super Nationals menu. Drivers who do not already have a MyRacePass account can create one when they go to that link.  Pit stall application links are on Super Nationals menus on both IMCA and Boone Speedway web­sites as well.  Late Models following the Deery Brothers Summer Series will pay $50 entry fees regardless of whether [Read More]

2019 Super Nationals

IMCA sponsors fill Manufacturers’ Row at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – Nearly 40 vendors will be represented on Manufacturers’ Row during the upcom­ing IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  IMCA sponsors will offer a wide range of high performance products for use during the week of Sept. 2-7. They’ll also display a variety of new products for use in IMCA competition in 2020. Manufacturers’ Row will be located in the northeast corner of the Boone Speedway grounds and open from approximately 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day and accessible from the pit area through gates on the west and east end of Manufacturers’ Row. Companies confirmed for Manufacturers’ Row locations include: Aero Race Wheels, AFCO, Allstar Performance, B & B Racing Chassis, Bassett, Bilstein, Bob Harris Enterprises, BSB Manufacturing, Day Motor Sports, Dynamic Drivelines and Eibach.  Fast Shafts, Finishline Racing Products, Fox Shocks, Genesis Racing Shocks, Harris Auto Rac­ing, Hyperco, Integra, Jerovetz Motorsports Shock Service, Karl Kustoms, Kevko, KMJ Perfor­mance and MD3. And Motorsports Warehouse, Performance Bodies, Performance Engineering & Manufacturing, Razor Chassis, RH2, Shaw Race Cars, Sybesma Graphics, Tire Demon by [Read More]