2020 Super Nationals

Karl continues crate engine awards for Super Nationals Modified, Hobby, SportMod champions

BOONE, Iowa – One of the most unique and appreciated awards programs in all of motorsports will take center stage again on dirt track racing’s biggest stage.  Karl Kustoms of Des Moines awards a 604 crate engine to the Modified champion, and 602 crate engines to Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod champions crowned on Saturday night during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway.  “Karl’s has done this for a number of years now. It’s pretty neat that all drivers who win Saturday championships at our biggest event will go home with new engines,” observed IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “It’s great to be able to present new crate engines to our Modified, Hobby Stock and SportMod champions and another way that Super Nationals sets itself apart from other motorsports events.”  Engines of Super Nationals Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and SportMod champions are claimed by IMCA, with proceeds from the auction Saturday evening divided equally among the other drivers qualifying for those respective events.

2020 Super Nationals

Bonuses, lap leader money add $8,000-plus to Super Nationals paydays

BOONE, Iowa – More than $8,000 in bonuses and lap leader money will be paid out at the Sept. 7-12 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway. Quick Performance gives $100 bonuses to the winners of three qualifying features for Hobby Stocks, three qualifying features for Northern SportMods and six Stock Car qualifying features. One hundred dollar bonuses from Aeromotive go to drivers winning the qualifying features for Modifieds.  Lap leaders in Friday’s 30-lap Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational for Modifieds earn $25 courtesy of Elmquist Towing each time they’re scored first around the track.  Leading each circuit in the 12-car, 12-lap Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions for Modifieds pays $100. From start to finish, companies anteing up C Notes are Dirt Monthly Magazine, Intensitee, Cookie’s Sauce and Seasoning, Walmart, Baymont Inn & Suites, Wheelock’s Service, Joe Busch Ag Repair, Ames Ford Lincoln, Pulse Racing Innovations, Hy-Vee, Top Level Suites and JVan Sports.  The Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars, Stephenville Starter Race of Champions for Hobby Stocks and BSB Manufacturing Race [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Teams listed for Super Nationals Scorezit Cornhole Tournament

BOONE, Iowa – Sixteen hours is all it took to fill the 64-team field for the Scorezit Cornhole Tournament on Sunday before the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Electronic registration began at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday and the final two-person team completed the entry process just after 7 a.m. Thursday. The 65th team became the first alternate.  The 64-team field for the second annual Scorezit Cornhole Tournament will include: Bad Mama Jama’s Show Me Your CornHole 515 Struggle Bus Team 49K You Win Some, You Booze Some Nutt/Crouch Dirt Race Fans Team Whitney B-Fab Brothers Shaw Race Cars SMDB Nation Bubba Stafford Racing Whisker Biscuits Last Minute Motorsports Cornfed Cornholers The 2nd placers Jayhawks Get in the Hole! Need sum hair around it The Corndogs Bash Brothers Sioux City Baggerz Jokers Reaper The 563 Fisher racing owe and too Whats the score 148 The Board Bangers Frisbie Motorsports B & G Team 20G The Silver Foxes Slackers Ballz Deep Mother Shuckers TEAM SHOCKER TEAM DAMIT BOY Mother Shuckers Amateur CornStars Corn Nuts Pete’s [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

2nd annual Scorezit Cornhole Tournament open for registration

BOONE, Iowa – The success of the inaugural event has resulted in an even bigger field for the second annual cornhole tournament preceding the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Sixty-four two-person teams will compete in the Sunday, Sept. 6 double elimination tourney. Scorezit, a divi­sion of Wehrs Machine and Racing Products, returns as title sponsor of the tour­nament. Registration can be done using the Super Nationals pulldown on the imca.com website and entries will be limited to the first 64 teams.  The entry fee of $30 per team will be paid at sign-in.  Payout for the top six teams are $728 for first, $546 for second, $364 for third, $182 for fourth, $60 for fifth and $40 for sixth. Each of the top four teams receives a Scorezit scorekeeper as well. Scorezit, The Ultimate Scorekeeper for backyard games, will be available for purchase at the Wehrs booth on Manufacturers’ Row.  Various prizes will be given to cornhole tour­nament competitors.  The tournament will start at 11 a.m. Sunday near the east catwalk in the pit area at [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Midstate Machine to replace engine claimed from Super Nationals Stock Car champion

BOONE, Iowa – Midstate Machine will add an engine to the prestige and the $5,000 that go with winning the Stock Car main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s.  IMCA and event sponsors will contribute parts. Midstate Machine, of Des Moines, will donate the labor to send the Saturday night champion home from Boone Speedway with a new power­plant.  “We have a ton of Stock Car customers who race at Super Nationals,” said Midstate’s John Davis. “We wanted to donate our time and parts so the Super Nationals Stock Car winner gets an en­gine.”  EQ contributes a set of heads, Champ Pans the oil pan, Edelbrock the intake manifold, JE Pis­tons a set of pistons, Manley a crankshaft, Comp Cams the camshaft, rocker arms and lifters, Kevko the valve covers and MSD the distributor. Midstate Machine furnishes the rest of the parts.  “We have been working with John and his team at Midstate Machine for the past few weeks to ensure this was something we could present to the Stock [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Sport Compacts added to Sept. 5 Prelude at Boone

BOONE, Iowa – Mach-1 Sport Compact drivers will have another opportunity to race at Iowa’s Action Track before taking their turn on the big stage during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nation­als fueled by Casey’s.  The division has been added to the card for the Saturday, Sept. 5 Wild Rose Casino Prelude at Boone Speedway, running for a top prize of $150 and a minimum of $25 to start. Non-qualifier pay will be $25. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Kustoms North­ern SportMods complete the card.  Pit gates open at 2 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3 p.m. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. with racing at 5 p.m.

2020 Super Nationals

IMCA.TV adds to Super Nation­als Broadcast Bonuses

BOONE, Iowa – More drivers will make more money in IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s main events. IMCA officials have announced nearly $8,000 in additional IMCA.TV Broadcast Bonuses will be awarded to Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod, Late Model and Sport Com­pact drivers for top five finishes in their respective main events at the 38th annual Super Nationals Sept. 7-12 at Boone Speedway.  That amount complements the $14,100 guaranteed to eligible Super Nationals champions an­nounced last month.  “Obviously there is much more to the event than money but at the same time we want the purse to reflect the magnitude of Super Nationals,” IMCA President Brett Root stated. “IMCA.TV Broadcast Bonuses help supplement that. IMCA racers are the show.” The runner-up in Saturday’s Modified main event sees their share of the purse upped from $1,800 to $3,500 while the third place driver gets $2,000. Second place in the Stock Car feature pays $2,500 while third place earns $1,500 and fourth place $1,000.  The Hobby Stock runner-up will earn $1,000, third place $500 and fourth place [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Harris Auto Racing returns as title sponsor for Super Nationals Modified Race of Champions

BOONE, Iowa – One of the races on every IMCA Modified driver’s must-win list enjoys title sponsorship support of Harris Auto Racing for a 14th consecutive season. The Boone, Iowa, chassis manufacturer provides a portion of the purse to be paid for the $1,000 to win Modified Race of Champions, during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 12.  Qualifying for the 12-car, 12-lap, race is Thursday, Sept. 10 and is open to top drivers in local track standings competing at Super Nationals, 2019 track champions, former national, regional and Super Nationals champions, and to previous race winners.  Owned by IMCA Modified and Stock Car driver Kyle Brown, Harris also observes its 25th season of IMCA sponsorship in 2020.  Information about Harris chassis, parts and services is available by calling 515 432-6972, on Facebook and at the www.harrisautoracing.com website. “The milestones keep coming for Harris Auto Racing, and in a unique year we are proud to have partnered with Harris for a quarter century,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder observed. “We [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Notable firsts, previous race winners among 28 drivers elected to Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational

BOONE, Iowa – IMCA Modified drivers from a dozen states, representing notable first-time competitors as well as previous race winners, have been elected to start the 17th annual Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Kelsie Foley of Tucson, Ariz., becomes the first female driver elected to the All-Star race. Other first-time All-Stars who will take the green flag in the Friday, Sept. 11 spectacular, during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway, are David Goode Jr. of Copperas Cove, Texas, Jake O’Neil, also of Tucson, and Brandon Smith of Bath, N.Y.  They’ll be joined on the starting grid by defending race winner Joel Rust of Grundy Center, 2018 winner Hunter Marriott of Brookfield, Mo., 2013 winner Todd Shute of Norwalk, 2011 winner Chris Abelson of Sioux City and 2005 and 2008 winner Jay Noteboom of Hinton. Noteboom will make his career 12th All-Star start, Abelson and Tim Ward of Chandler, Ariz., both their 10th. Calera, Okla.’s William Gould is an eight-time All-Star. Richie Gustin of Gilman, Ricky Thornton Jr. of Adel and A.J. Ward [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Super Tuesday All-Star voting begins

VINTON, Iowa (Aug. 11) – It’s Super Tuesday and voting for the 17th annual Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational voting has begun.  Twenty-eight of the 30 IMCA Modified drivers starting the All-Star race, to be held Sept. 11 at Boone Speedway during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, will be elected today. All voting will be conducted on the IMCA Facebook page with the electronic polls open until 9 p.m. CST. Voters must cast ballots for 10 candidates.  The top three vote recipients from each of the five Modified regions are guaranteed starting spots, with their region of candidacy determined by where they made the majority of their IMCA sanctioned starts. The next 13 drivers with the highest vote totals, regardless of region, become All-Stars.  Completing the field will be drivers with the top national point total and with the most 40-point feature wins as of Aug. 28 who compete at Super Nationals. One hundred and twenty-three drivers are on the ballot.  The Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational pays $1,000 to win. Each All-Star driver [Read More]