COLUMBUS, Neb. (July 19, 2023) – Division title sponsor Sunoco Race Fuels awards $250 bonuses at two upcoming IMCA Late Model race nights, Thursday at US 30 Speedway and Sunday at East Moline Speedway. The July 20 show at Columbus, Neb., was postponed following a rainout last week. Drivers can receive the bonus one time in a season so the $250 would be given to the top finishing non-winning driver any night the winner has already earned the bonus at another track. Gates open at 5 p.m. at Columbus, where hot laps are at 7:15 p.m. and racing follows. At East Moline, Ill., on July 23, pit gates open at 2:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps at 4:30 p.m. precede the first green flag. Pit passes are $30 both nights and $15 for kids 12 and under at East Moline. Late Models will be joined each evening by IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars have a $2,000 to win Governor’s Cup show [Read More]
COLUMBUS, Neb. (May 1, 2023) – Fans will wear pink and both Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds and Northern SportMods will go topless to help Abe’s US 30 Speedway promote breast cancer awareness during the Thursday, May 18 race program at Columbus. A 50/50 raffle and live and silent auctions are planned during the evening, with funds raised during the Pink Out The Grandstands show going to the Columbus Cancer Care Foundation, which helps provide transportation, overnight accommodations and other support to local cancer patients and their families. “It’s going to be big,” promised Bobby Lincoln, whose wife, co-US 30 promoter and better half Janelle was diagnosed with breast cancer in January. “We’ve got probably 40-50 different people and businesses who have donated for the auctions already.” Modifieds race for $1,500 to win and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility while the Northern SportMods run for $1,000 to win. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $500 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for a top $300 check. Grandstand admission is $18 or $15 for fans wearing pink. Kids [Read More]
By Anthony Ainslie COLUMBUS, Neb. (Sept. 1, 2022) – Elijah Zevenbergen can add a new title on his IMCA Sunoco Stock Car resume: Governor’s Cup winner. Zevenbergen led the distance in winning the inaugural event and $2,000 Thursday night at Abe’s U.S. 30 Speedway. He also became the seventh different winner in as many Stock Car Crown Summer Series presented by Herbster Angus Farms events this season. Cameron Wilkinson started on the pole for the 30-lap main event but outside row one starter Zevenbergen jumped to lead. Wilkinson developed a tire rub on lap nine which brought out a caution. His team make the repairs and got him back on the track. On the ensuing restart, series point leader Kyle Vanover caught the outside wall on the back stretch, resulting in heavy suspension damage and ending his race early. After a debris caution with 14 laps to go, the race stayed green to the end, and it was all Zevenbergen. The Ocheyden, Iowa, driver led the entire distance and ran away from a wild battle [Read More]
COLUMBUS, Neb. (Aug. 28, 2022) – Abe’s US 30 Speedway hosts the inaugural Governor’s Cup special, with IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars racing for $2,000 to win their Thursday, Sept. 1 main event. The B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifier is also the next installment in the Stock Car Crown Summer Series and pays a minimum of $200 to start. Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods run for $1,000 to win and $150 to start, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $500 to win and $50 to start. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and state points will be awarded, with Stock Cars earning series points as well. Registration fee is $20 for Stock Cars and Northern SportMods. There is no registration charge for the Hobby Stocks. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing at 8 p.m. Spectator admission is $15 for adults and free for kids ages 11 and under. Pit passes are $30.
COLUMBUS, Neb. – Abe’s US 30 Speedway hosts its 25th annual Abe Lincoln Memorial with six IMCA divisions featured during the Sept. 17-18 special. Opening night sees IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars race for $700 to win, with $515 paid to IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod winners and $315 paid to the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock winner. On Saturday, top checks are $1,015 for the Stock Cars and Northern SportMods. IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Late Models both run for $615 top checks while the Hobby Stock feature pays $515 to win. There is a $50 registration fee. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and KMJ Performance State points will be awarded for both draw/redraw shows. Fifteen was the late track promoter’s car number during his own career, as well as the car number for each of his grandchildren who raced. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 5 p.m. Friday. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. and racing follows the 7:55 playing of the National Anthem. On Saturday, gates and the [Read More]
COLUMBUS, Neb. – IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Late Models both race for $1,000 to win on season championship night Thursday, Aug. 26 at US 30 Speedway. The Modified feature is a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifier and is sponsored by Westring Trucking of Humphrey. L & M Steel Co. LLC of Newman Grove provides the extra money for the Late Models. Completing the race program are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:15 p.m. with racing at 8 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $6 for kids and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30.
VINTON, Iowa – Extra money is on the line for the winner of weekend main events for IMCA Sunoco Late Models at a trio of Nebraska speedplants this weekend. The next three installments of the $250 Sunoco Race Fuels bonus will be paid to the July 15-17 Late Model winners at US 30 Speedway in Columbus, Boone County Raceway in Albion, and Off Road Speedway in Norfolk. Sunoco bonuses will be presented at IMCA Late Model sanctioned tracks in 2021. Drivers are eligible for one bonus during the racing season. Winners so far this year have been Matt Ryan at 300 Raceway in Farley, followed by Sean Johnson at Independence Motor Speedway, Andy Eckrich at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, and most recently Ron Klein at Dubuque Speedway. IMCA will announce mid-week before the dates bonuses are to be awarded at each track. Hot laps are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Columbus and Albion, and a half hour earlier at 7 pm in Norfolk.
COLUMBUS, Neb. – Abe’s U.S. 30 Speedway hosts its 24th annual Abe Lincoln Memorial with four IMCA divisions running on Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19 programs. IMCA Sunoco Late Models race for $615 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both for $515 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $315 to win on opening night. IMCA Modifieds are in the running for $1,015 to win their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier on Saturday. Stock Cars and SportMods also race for top checks of $1,015 while the Hobby Stock features pays $515 to win. At stake both nights of the draw/redraw weekend are IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing national, regional and KMJ Performance State points. Registration fee is $25 and pit passes are $30. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. on Friday; hot laps start at 5:30 p.m. with the first green flag set for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $10 for ages 6-17 and free for [Read More]
VINTON, Iowa – The paydays get even better this week for a trio of IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature winners. It begins Thursday evening at U.S. 30 Speedway in Columbus as the IMCA Late Model winner pockets an extra $250 courtesy of Sunoco Race Fuels. Friday night the bonus moves to Boone County Raceway in Albion. The final bonus of the weekend will be presented Saturday night at Off Road Speedway in Norfolk. 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. IMCA will announce mid-week before the dates bonuses are to be awarded at each track.
COLUMBUS, Neb. – A top check for $1,000 and a spot on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot are on the line July 25 at US 30 Speedway. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both race for $600 to win at the RE/MAX Realty-sponsored Thursday night show. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks run for $450 to win, Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $200. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, E3 Spark Plugs Nebraska State and track points will be awarded. Pit passes are $30 and there is no entry fee. Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $6 for kids ages six to 12 and free for ages five and under. More information is available by calling 402 910-1632.