IMCA Modifieds are Florida bound for 2023 Speedweek

BAKER, Fla. (May 6, 2022) – Friesen Performance IMCA Modified drivers can start making plans for a Florida vacation early in 2023. The inaugural Clash on the Coast opens with Feb. 27 and 28 features at Northwest Florida Speedway in Baker, then travels to Southern Raceway in Milton for March 3 and 4 shows. All four main events pay $1,000 to win, $900 for second, $800 for third, $700 for fourth and $600 for fifth. Nightly purses total $7,500 with a minimum of $100 to start. Drivers competing all four nights are eligible for shares of a $10,000 point fund. The top driver in points earns $2,500 with $1,500 for second and $1,000 for third. The Clash on the Coast is the brainchild of veteran IMCA Modified driver Peyton Taylor from Arkansas, a double winner at Southern Raceway’s Winter Nationals earlier this season. “This will be the first Florida-based Speedweek for IMCA Modified drivers in about 20 years,” said Taylor. “I think we can make this an annual event that will expand to three or [Read More]


Winter Nationals sweep a Florida first for Taylor

MILTON, Fla (Feb. 25-26, 2022) – A spur of the moment decision to load up his IMCA Modified for a Florida vacation led to a storybook ending for Peyton Taylor.  Taylor topped both Friday and Saturday night Winter Nationals features at Southern Raceway, earning $1,000 for each checkered along with Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility. The wins were his first-ever in Florida and came in his first visit to the Milton speedplant as well. “This was a spur of the moment deal. We got down there and A.J. Ward and William Gould were there and a lot of good local drivers were there,” said Taylor, from Batesville, Ark. “This is the first time we’ve been to Milton. They’re great people and it’s a great track, and it worked out pretty well for us.” His opening night win came from fifth starting. Taylor passed Ward for the lead, held off the defending Dirt Works Eastern Region champion following multiple restarts and was able to pull away in the later laps.  Fellow Arkansas speedsters Landon Meilke [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds return to Winter Nationals at Southern Raceway

MILTON, Fla. – Winter Nationals returns to Southern Raceway with a pair of $1,000 to win IMCA Modified features Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26. Winners both nights become eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Sanctioned Modifieds last ran at the special more than a decade and a half ago. The division is presented this year by Heath Racing Engines of Milton. “The IMCA Modified division here is really starting to get some good car counts. We’re really glad to have this event back on the schedule,” Southern Raceway promoter Tom Lowery said, “and want to build it back and make it something big.”  DIRT2MediaTV, an affiliate of IMCA.TV, broadcasts both nights.  Entry fee is $25 and pit passes are $35 for adults and $15 for kids ages 12 and under each night. Adult grandstand admission is $20 on Friday and $25 on Saturday, and $5 for kids both nights. Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. on Friday. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. and the [Read More]


IMCA Modifieds on Saturday card at Southern Raceway

MILTON, Fla. – Southern Raceway throws the green flag Saturday for the first race of the season in IMCA’s Dirt Works Eastern Region.  IMCA Modifieds race for $500 to win the March 30 main event at Milton. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, E3 Spark Plugs Florida State and track points, as well as regional points will be awarded. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military, $9 for students ages 13 to 17, $5 for kids ages six to 12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30.  Non-winged sprint cars and midgets complete the Gator Dirt Nationals card.  More information is available by calling 850 390-6136.