IMCA Modifieds returning to Michigan’s Merritt Speedway

LAKE CITY, Mich. (Feb. 3, 2023) – Saturday night programs at the 3/8-mile oval branded as Michigan’s Premier Dirt Track will feature IMCA’s premier division.  Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds return to Merritt Speedway, where their Speedway Motors Weekly Racing season runs from May 6 through Aug. 26.  “So much about IMCA in Michigan benefits the drivers in the division and the tracks,” explained promoter Michael Blackmer, also boss at Tri-City Speedway in Auburn, an hour and a half southeast of Lake City and where sanctioned Modifieds are on Friday cards. “We had UMP Modifieds here and the car counts just kept going down,” he continued. “Since I purchased Tri-City and got connected with IMCA, I’ve really enjoyed being associated with them. I like the communication, I like the accountability and I like the rules.” “The rules, especially motor rules, means it costs less to run an IMCA car and you can still be competitive.”  Still putting final touches on the 2023 schedule, Blackmer anticipates scheduling Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational events on at least one weekend every month [Read More]