MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Sept. 12, 2022) – Two thousand dollars is the top prize for Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds both nights of Marshalltown Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17 World Nationals. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods also race for $1,000 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win both nights. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and state points will be awarded. Modified winners become eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, Stock Car winners for the B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational. Drivers in all divisions can pre-enter at marshalltownspeedway.com and pit passes are $30. Pit gates open at 5:15 p.m., the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. and racing is at 7:30 p.m. both days. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and veterans, and kids ages 10 and under get in free. Camping is $20 a night and showers are available on the grounds. Reservations can be made by emailing email@example.com. More information about World Nationals is available by calling 515 231-4046.
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Aug. 26, 2022) – It was North 3rd Avenue Dairy Queen Larry Wollam Memorial and Season Championship night at the Marshalltown Speedway on Friday. Seven classes were in competition that provided a full night of racing action at the High Banks. There were out-of-car introductions of the drivers on the front stretch to allow the fans to show their appreciation to the drivers who entertained them all year long. The first eight in points in each class were locked in and they would start inverted for their feature. The rest of the field was filled in by their finishing order from heats. The first feature to hit the track was the IMCA STARS Mod Lites. Their feature went 15 laps and was led from start to finish by Cory Sonner. He started from the pole position and rocketed off immediately as he pulled away from the field. He finished well ahead of second place Ben George. Trailing a distant third was 10th place starter Jason Masengarb. Fourth place was Randy [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Aug. 19, 2022) – There was a threat of rain and ominous clouds all around but Marshalltown Speedway avoided the shenanigans and racing went on as usual on Friday night. Karl Kustoms Night at the Races saw Tim Ward win for the first time this year in the Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds. Steve Meyer made it win number two on the year when he saw the checkers first in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Kaylin Lopez finally put it in victory lane when he won the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod feature. Bradly Graham chalked up his second win of the season in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Randy Bryan won his fifth feature in the IMCA STARS Mod Lites. The feature racing kicked off with 15 laps of Mod Lite racing and when all was said and done, it was Bryan getting the win. Bryan started fifth and snatched the lead away from Cory Sonner on lap two, never to look back. Sonner finished as the runner-up. Graham was [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (July 15, 2022) – Racing returned to Marshalltown Speedway on Friday night for the Minute Man Printing Presents the Central Iowa Fair Races. Dallon Murty returned to victory lane in the Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds and Michael Jeannette got his second win in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Travis Peterson saw his first winner’s circle visit in the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and Eric Knutson repeated in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Dillon Raffurty took first in the IMCA STARS Mod Lites, and Kolby Sabin won the MACH-1 IMCA Sport Compact feature. The Northern SportMods took to the track first for their 20-lap feature. Chris Burke held down the top spot from the drop of the green through lap 17. That’s when Peterson was able to find his way around Burke and had the lead with just two laps remaining. He was then able to hold on and score the victory, his first of the season at the High Banks. Burke held onto second place, Kaylin Lopez took third, [Read More]
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (July 5, 2022) – Four IMCA divisions are on the Thursday night card for the fifth annual Dale DeFrance Memorial at Marshalltown Speedway. Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win and $200 to start along with Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility on July 7 while IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $750 to win and $155 to start, plus B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility. Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods run for $600 to win and $150 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $400 to win and $95 to start. Feature winners receive certificates from Performance Bodies and a case of oil. Hard luck drivers get certificates for drive shafts courtesy of Fast Shafts. Drivers in all divisions will receive an extra envelope with cash and/or certificates and also be entered in a random draw for a complete race wrap from Capitol Signs. Approximately $15,000 in cash will be added to the purse and winner’s shares may be increased. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (July 1, 2022) – It was Capital Sign Company Night at the Races at the Marshalltown Speedway Friday evening and over 130 cars filled the pits for a full night of racing. Dallon Murty put his Friesen Performance IMCA Modified in victory lane again and it was Steve Meyer going to the winner’s circle in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Jenae Gustin got a popular win in the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and John Watson took the Sunoco IMCA Hobby Stock victory. Joe Glick won the IMCA STARS Mod Lite feature and Kolby Sabin had the field covered by a big margin in the IMCA Mach-1 Sport Compacts. Twenty-three drivers were on hand for the STARS Mod Lites. They ran a 20 lap feature that paid $100 just to start, thanks to an anonymous donor. Glick led from start to finish but had to outlast the constant challenges of Joel Huggins. They ran side-by-side at times but Glick never flinched and kept his cool to take the flying checkers [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (June 24, 2022) – It was Drury Automotive and Truck Repair Night at the Marshalltown Speedway on Friday evening with extra money on the line for the IMCA Stock Cars and the IMCA STARS Mod Lites. While Joel Rust took a dominant win in the Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, Damon Murty went home $1,000 richer with his IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win and Randy Bryan took the $350 IMCA STARS Mod Lite checkers. Sam Wieben captured his first win of the season in the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods and Bradly Graham took his first trip to victory lane at Marshalltown in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock division. The Modifieds went 20 laps for their feature and Scott Simatovich led the first three circuits. Then Rust came flying on the top shelf of the track and snatched the lead away. From there on out it was all Rust’s race as he pulled away to take a convincing victory. Jimmy Gustin had a good run to finish as the runner-up. Tim [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (May 27, 2022) – It was a full night of racing at the Marshalltown Speedway on Friday night, with Johnathon Logue taking the checkers in the Friesen Performance IMCA Modified class for his first career win in the division. Damon Murty got back to his winning ways and won the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature. It was Brayton Carter with the win in the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod main event and John Watson captured the top spot in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. The IMCA STARS Mod Lites had one of their Corn Belt Clash races and it was Justin Kinderknecht making his trip over from Kansas pay off and went home $500 richer. Kolby Sabin won the Mach-1 IMCA Sport Compact main. Jason Masengarb had the lead early in the 20-lap STARS Mod Lite feature but at lap nine it was the eighth starting Kinderknecht in the lead. From there on out, it was Kinderknecht the rest of the way for the win. Randy Bryan mounted a good [Read More]
By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (May 20, 2022) – After a Wednesday night special, the Marshalltown Speedway was right back into action on Friday for night number two of regular weekly points racing. Dallon Murty topped the field in the Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, Kaden Reynolds was the winner in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Kyle Olson made it two in a row in the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod division, Eric Knutson paced the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Randy Bryan saw his first trip to victory lane in the IMCA STARS Mod Lites. Bryan fought his way past Joel Huggins on lap eight of the 15-lap main event for the STARS Mod Lites, then held off the competition to score his first win at Marshalltown Speedway this year. Huggins was second after starting seventh. Austin Gray finished third. Up next was the 20-lap Northern SportMod feature. Veteran Vern Jackson held down the top spot the first two laps but it was last week’s winner Olson taking over by lap four. He weathered four [Read More]
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (May 23, 2022) – IMCA STARS Mod Lites race for $500 to win each night of their Cornbelt Clash tripleheader over the Memorial Weekend. Features Friday, May 27 at Marshalltown Speedway, Saturday, May 28 at Boone Speedway and Sunday, May 29 at Stuart Speedway all pay a minimum of $100 to start. Yoshimura bonuses of $250, $150 and $100 will be paid to top three eligible finishers on Sunday; hard chargers each night also receive a certificate for a STARS plated tire from Hooser. Entry fee is $30 and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, KMJ Performance State and track points will be awarded each night. Pit gates open at 5:15 p.m. and racing is at 7:30 p.m. at Marshalltown. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. and racing is at 6 p.m. at Boone and Gates open at 5 p.m. and hot laps are at 6:45 p.m. for the opening night of the Whole Hog 50 $5,000 to win special for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars at Stuart. More information is available at the www.modlitestars.com website.