2020 Super Nationals

IMCA Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational Super Tuesday voting is Aug. 11

VINTON, Iowa – The Election Day all of IMCA Nation has looked forward to is Aug. 11.  Super Tuesday voting will determine 28 of the 30 drivers who start the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  All voting will be conducted that day through the IMCA Facebook page, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST.  The top three vote recipients from each of the five IMCA Modified regions become All-Stars, with their region of candidacy determined by where they made the majority of their sanctioned starts. The next 13 drivers with the highest vote totals, regardless of region, join the All-Star field.  The final two All-Stars will be drivers with the top national point total and the most 40-point wins as of Aug. 28 competing at Super Nationals.  The 17th annual Fast Shafts Invitational will be Friday, Sept. 11 at Boone Speedway. Any driver(s) who believes they should be on the following list of candidates should contact IMCA as soon as possible so their All-Star status can be [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Final week for 2020 IMCA Fast Shafts All-Star qualifying

VINTON, Iowa – The race for IMCA Modified drivers to get their names on the 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot heads into the final week.  Winners of sanctioned events held through Aug. 6 that pay $1,000 or more to win become vote eligible. Super Tuesday voting will be Aug. 11 to elect 28 of the 30 drivers who will start the All-Star Invitational on Friday, Sept. 11 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway. Super Tuesday voting will be conducted through the IMCA Facebook page, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST. The top three vote recipients from each of the five IMCA Modified regions become All-Stars, with their region of candidacy determined by where they made the majority of their sanctioned starts. The next 13 drivers with the highest vote totals, regardless of region, join the All-Star field. The final two All-Stars will be drivers with the top national point total and the most 40-point wins as of Aug. 28 competing at Super Nationals.  Most recent additions to the [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

IMCA expands RoC qualifications for 2020 Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – IMCA officials have announced that more drivers will be eligible to qualify for the race of champions in their respective divisions at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. 2019 track champions, as well as 2020 champions or current point leaders, along with former RoC winners, Super Nationals, national and regional champions, will be eligible to qualify.  “There was a need to adjust eligibility because of the situation a number of tracks have experi­enced in 2020,” explained IMCA President Brett Root. “We expanded eligibility to include these deserving drivers due to the restricted schedules at these facilities resulting from the pandemic.”  The Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions for Modifieds, Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champi­ons for Stock Cars, Stephenville Starter Race of Champions for Hobby Stocks and BSB Manufactur­ing Race of Champions for Northern SportMods will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at Boone Speedway. Twelve cars will qualify for and run 12 laps in each of those events. The list of 2020 track champions and point leaders will [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Super Tuesday voting is Aug. 11 for IMCA Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational

VINTON, Iowa – Super Tuesday voting will be Aug. 11 to elect 28 of the 30 drivers who will start the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. All voting will be done through the IMCA Facebook page, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST. The top three vote recipients from each of the five IMCA Modified regions become All-Stars, with their region of candidacy determined by where they made the majority of their sanctioned starts. The next 13 drivers with the highest vote totals, regardless of region, join the All-Star field. The final two All-Stars will be drivers with the top national point total and the most 40-point wins as of Aug. 28 competing at Super Nationals. Final qualifying events for the 2020 ballot will be held Aug. 6 with an updated list of candidates to be announced the next Monday. Tripp Gaylord and Chase Hansen put their names on the ballot with Wild West Tour wins. Casey Skyberg was Mountain States Tour winner and Nick [Read More]

2020 Super Nationals

Health care heroes theme for best appearing car contest at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – The health care heroes who have given us their all throughout the Covid-19 pandemic will be celebrated at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Modified and Northern SportMod drivers competing at Boone Speedway during the September dirt track racing spectacular are en­couraged to enter cars with the Health Care theme, promoting the contributions made by anyone from individual providers to specific hospitals.  “All our lives have been impacted by the pandemic and we owe so much to those who have cared for us, our family and our friends,” said IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “Super Nationals is our biggest stage and as such the perfect time to thank all in the health care profession.” Along with $250 IMCA.TV broadcasting bonuses, drivers of contest winning cars in each division receive trophies. Speedway Motors gives $100 gift cards to all drivers entering the contest while Sweet Manufacturing gives a steering box to the Modified winner. Required decals must be part of cars’ overall design. Both winners will be announced during the week [Read More]

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]