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Shelby County reschedules Swanson Memorial

HARLAN, Iowa – After more than a little rain fell in Harlan and much of the surrounding area, Shelby County Speedway will reschedule its inaugural Dale Swanson Memorial. What was to have been the season-opening special on Saturday night, April 10 will now be held Saturday, June 26. More information about that evening’s race program is to be announced. 

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Shelby County Speedway opens with April 10 Dale Swanson Memorial

HARLAN, Iowa – Shares of a $30,000 purse are at stake at Shelby County Speedway’s season-opening Dale Swanson Memorial. IMCA Modifieds chase a $2,500 top check and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot berth in their Saturday, April 10 main event. IMCA Sunoco Late Models run for $2,000 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both for $1,500 to win and IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars for $700.  Minimum start money is $200 for the Sprints, $150 for the Modifieds and Late Models, and $125 for the Stock Cars and SportMods.  IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central, EQ Cylinder Heads Northern and Big Daddy Race Cars Northern regional, and KMJ Performance State points will be awarded.  More information is available on Facebook and drivers can enter through the MyRacePass link. Entry fees paid by April 5 are $50 for Modifieds and Late Models and $35 for Stock Cars and SportMods. Entry fees paid after April 5 are $80 for Modifieds and Late Models, $50 for Stock Cars and [Read More]

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Tiny Lund wins different kinds of IMCA firsts for Shryock, Van Horn

HARLAN, Iowa (Sept. 25-26) – Kelly Shryock’s Saturday IMCA Modified win was his first ever at Shelby County Speedway’s Tiny Lund Memorial. Dusty Van Horn’s IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win the same night was his first-ever in the division. Shryock, already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, started on the pole, then had to get the lead back from Jacob Hobscheidt before collecting the $1,528 checkers. “He’s “He’s pretty fast. Lucky for me and unlucky for him, a lapped car kind of got him out of shape,” Shryock said. Anthony Roth ended in second, Chris Mills in third. While Shryock has won his share and then some of IMCA’s biggest events, races like the Tiny Lund stand out. “It’s really cool to add my list to the names of the drivers who have won this event,” he said. “The Tiny Lund is a huge event and any time you can win a memorial race it’s special. Memorial races have a special place in my heart.”  Van Horn shared similar sentiments, after a late-race pass [Read More]

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28th annual Tiny Lund Memorial this weekend at Shelby County Speedway

HARLAN, Iowa – Shelby County Speedway rolls out the red carpet for six IMCA divisions at the 28th annual Tiny Lund Memorial Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26. Friday night action is in honor of the Dale Swanson Memorial and sees the IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Late Models racing for $755 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods for $655 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $555 and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $155 to win.  On Saturday, the Modifieds race for $1,528 to win their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. Late Models race for $1,228 to win, Stock Cars and Northern SportMods both for $1,028 to win, Hobby Stocks for $828 to win and Sport Compacts for $328 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and KMJ Performance State points will be awarded both nights. Both programs are draw/redraw and drivers should pre-register online at racescs.com before Sept. 24; one-time entry fee for all divisions except the Sport Compact is $28 (early) or $40 (late). Pit passes are [Read More]

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$250 Sunoco bonuses at Shelby County Speedway, Bullring at RICO Fairgrounds this weekend

VINTON, Iowa – The payday gets even better this week for the IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature winners at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, Iowa, and the Bullring at RICO Fairgrounds in East Moline, Ill. In a promotion postponed from last week, the IMCA Late Model winner on Saturday at Shelby County Speedway pockets an extra $250 courtesy of Sunoco Race Fuels. The same $250 Sunoco cash bonus goes to the top finisher following Sunday’s IMCA Late Model main event at the Bullring at RICO Fairgrounds. Sunoco bonuses are being presented at IMCA Late Model sanctioned weekly tracks this year. Drivers are eligible for only one bonus during the 2020 racing season. If the feature winner is a previous Sunoco winner, the bonus moves to the next eligible position. 2020 winners have been Jeff Aikey at Independence Motor Speedway, Matt Ryan at 34 Raceway, Joel Callahan at Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway, Eric Pollard at 300 Raceway, Justin Kay at Davenport Speedway and Dalton Simonsen at Marshalltown Speedway. Ben Sukup, Cory Dumpert and Jim Johnson claimed the [Read More]

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$250 Sunoco bonus moves to Shelby County Speedway this Saturday night

VINTON, Iowa – The payday gets even better this week for the IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature winner at Shelby County Speedway. As part of a regular points night of racing, the August 15 IMCA Late Model winner pockets an extra $250 courtesy of Sunoco Race Fuels. Sunoco bonuses are being presented at IMCA Late Model sanctioned weekly tracks this year. Drivers are eligible for only one bonus during the 2020 racing season. If the feature winner is a previous Sunoco winner, the bonus moves to the next eligible position. 2020 winners have been Jeff Aikey at Independence Motor Speedway, Matt Ryan at 34 Raceway, Joel Callahan at Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway, Eric Pollard at 300 Raceway, Justin Kay at Davenport Speedway and Dalton Simonsen at Marshalltown Speedway. Ben Sukup, Cory Dumpert and Jim Johnson claimed the bonus money with wins at US 30 Speedway, Boone County Raceway and Off Road Speedway respectively, and the most recent winner was Dustin Griffin at Pepsi Lee County Speedway. IMCA will announce mid-week before the dates bonuses are to [Read More]

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Family time on the track: Jorgensen, grandsons square off in IMCA Late Model main at Harlan

HARLAN, Iowa – When the checkers flew at the conclusion of the June 20 IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature at Shelby County Speedway, the happiest driver in the race was probably the guy who finished ninth. Veteran Dave Jorgensen of Elkhorn, Neb., turned laps with grandsons Robbie and A.J. for just the second time this season that evening – a third racing grandson, Jakes, was on a fishing trip that Father’s Day weekend – and there were smiles all around before and after the show. “Racing binds us together. I get to see them more so it’s time well spent,” said Jorgensen. ”When I’m 75 or 80 it will be fun to look back, and I’m sure they’ll feel the same way.” Jorgensen’s son Dave Jr. retired after winning a track championship of his own and now serves as crew chief for his dad and boys. Robbie started racing in 2014 and was joined by A.J. in 2015 and Jake in 2019. “There are times you want to give them extra room but I try [Read More]

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Saturday start for IMCA Midwest Madness Tour

HARLAN, Iowa – IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars race for a minimum of $1,000 to win each night of the Arnold Motor Supply Midwest Madness Tour. The tour starts Saturday, June 27 at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, then travels to The New Raceway Park Speedway at Jefferson, S.D., on Sunday, June 28; Clay County Fair Speedway at Spencer on Monday, June 29; Fairmont, Minn., Raceway on Tuesday, June 30; Kossuth County Speedway in Algona on Wednesday, July 1; Stuart Speedway on Thursday, July 2; and Crawford County Speedway in Denison on Friday, July 3. All shows are draw/redraw and each Modified feature is a qualifying event for the 2020 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Arnold Motor Supply gift cards in the amounts of $1,000, $500 and $250 will go to the top three drivers in final tour points. Awards will be distributed following the final night’s program. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods also race each night.  Information about the Midwest Madness Tour, presented by Western Iowa Racing results, [Read More]

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IMCA Late Models return to Shelby County Speedway

HARLAN, Iowa – IMCA Sunoco Late Models return to Shelby County Speedway in 2020, headlining the season-opening Cabin Fever Breakout special April 17 and 18. Track points will be awarded on 13 race dates scheduled for the division during the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season, beginning May 2 and including the May 30 James Buwalda Memorial show.  “We wanted some direction with our Late Model class. This division will be a good fit for us,” said promoter Doug Batz, optimistic that drivers from Nebraska tracks that began sanctioning last season will join Saturday fields at Shelby County.  IMCA Late Models last ran at Harlan in 2016. The division joins sanctioned Modifieds, Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts on regular race programs on the 4/10-mile dirt oval. Season championship night is set for Aug. 22. The 28th annual Tiny Lund Memorial is Sept. 25-26. Both IMCA Modified and Stock Car divisions run at Harlan for the 25th consecutive season in 2020. “Shelby County Speedway has a rich racing tradition that we are [Read More]