CAMERON, Mo. – The drivers’ meeting for the 2019 season at US 36 Raceway and Bethany Speedway is set for 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at the Cameron Community Center. The drivers’ meeting is combined for both race tracks so drivers can get all their paperwork completed for both tracks if they choose to. The meeting will allow drivers and teams to register their car and reserve pit stalls for the upcoming season. Registration for the 2019 season for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars is $60 and $50 for Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods is $50. Pit stalls are $60 to reserve for the 2019 season. The meeting will also include a discussion on the updated 2019 general rules and teams can bring any questions they have. This is a great opportunity for drivers and teams to get a head start on the 2019 season. Snacks and coffee will be available for all in attendance. The Cameron Community Center is located at 915 N. Ashland Drive, Cameron, Mo., [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. – US 36 Raceway crowns champions in three IMCA divisions during Fan Appreciation Night this Friday, Aug. 31. Final points races of the season are on the schedule for IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. Matt Richards has already clinched the unofficial IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car title at Osborn. General admission for adults is $10 with kids 12 years of age and under getting in free to grandstands. Prices have been rolled back to $1 for hot dogs, pop and water and $2 for adult beverages. There will also be prizes for best Halloween costumes worn by adults and kids.
OSBORN, Mo. – Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. Friday night, Aug. 24, when US 36 Raceway hosts the second annual Wayne Hicks Memorial Shootout for Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. In addition to an increased purse, Northern SportMod drivers are in the running for drawing prizes. It’s also championship night for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars at Osborn.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (Aug. 17) – Chad Clancy was a double winner Friday at US 36 Raceway, topping IMCA Modified and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car features. Clancy battled Mich Ross before going the upper hand in the Stock Car show. He went side-by-side and wheel-to-wheel with Richard Spriggs before taking his second checkers of the evening in the Modified main. Matt Lent ran a near-perfect Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod main event and the result was his career-first win. Steve Starmer was second while Josh Munsen’s late charge for third. Jack Potter led every lap in winning his first local IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car main event. Drivers wished a happy birthday to Caleb Hammond via live video, and collected stickers as well as more than $1,000 during intermission for the 11-year-old race fan from Oskaloosa, Iowa, battling leukemia.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. – US 36 Speedway at Osborn, Mo., and Eagle, Neb., Raceway are paying $700 to win and $350 to start their respective Friday, Aug. 3 and Saturday, Aug. 4 Misfit Challenge main events. The winner of the two-track point bonus will earn $300 cash, enjoy a sit-down meal with Thomas Weeks of the Discovery Channel’s Misfit Garage during the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals weekend and compete with a free wrap Sprint Nationals weekend with the Discovery Channel Misfit Garage Design. As an added bonus, all IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers racing at US 36 Raceway receive free Admission/pit pass. Also running Friday are IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. The Shocker Chassis 6-Pack Shootout for the top six vote getters in the Northern SportMods is on the card with one lucky fan being drawn to participate and win a cash prize Gates open at 5 p.m. and racing begins at 8 p.m.
OSBORN, Mo. (July 27) – Twenty-two near-perfect laps after taking the initial green flag, Blake Peeler was celebrating a $1,262 payday and the highlight of his IMCA Sunoco Stock Car career. Peeler led every circuit of US 36 Raceway’s Joe Crist Memorial Friday night, taking the big win in front of a packed grandstand at Osborn. Peeler took command from the start of the second annual event after wife Nellie drew the two pill for him. A couple cautions kept him out of lapped traffic and Peeler put some distance on the rest of the field following the final restart with four laps left. “I’ve won championship night and mid-season championship night features before but this is the absolute highlight of my career,” he said. “I’m good friends with the (Crist) family so winning this race means a lot to me.” Brad Whitney was second, a couple car lengths back, and hard charger Mich Ross was third. Billie Hoover and Brian LaBonte completed the top five. “I knew Brad would race me clean,” said Peeler. [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. – Sixty-two is the number IMCA Sunoco Stock Car need to know at the Joe Crist Memorial Stock Car Shootout at US 36 Raceway this Friday night, July 27. The second annual special pays $1,162 to win, with $62 paid to each heat race winner, to the longest haul driver, to the driver who draws the number 62 chip and the hard charger. The evening’s hard luck driver takes home half the proceeds of the 50/50 drawing. There will be free entry to all Stock Car drivers with their $20 pre-register fee by July 25. The $20 fee will be returned when they sign in on race day. “We’re really looking forward to this event,” promoter Jon Boller said. “There’s no pit pass for drivers who pre-register, plus they get their $20 back.” Drivers can mail a check or call Boller at 816 752-3645. Drivers already registered include Nate Barnes, Alvie Christofferson, Chad Clancy, Jason Estes, Robert Fisk, Jeb Hayes, Billie Hoover, Tim Hoselton, Lee Kenney, Carson Masoner, Blake Peeler, Thomas Roberts, Anthony [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. – Two dollars from each general admission ticket sold Friday night, July 13 at US 36 Raceway will be donated to the fund helping driver Eddie Schwope Jr. with medical expenses. Photographer Judy Staley and announcer Rick Staley have each made initial donations. A helmet will also be passed during intermission to raise money for Schwope.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. – US 36 Raceway remembers Jason Johnson this Friday, June 29 on Glass Doctor Night at the Races. Jason Johnson was not only a great race car driver but dedicated family man and father. Matt Richards Racing has donated a Jason Johnson banner that all drivers will sign as they enter the pits. This signed banner will be auctioned to the highest bidder during our Intermission with all proceeds going to Bobbi and Jaxx to help with expenses. Any driver with items and memorabilia they would like to donate for this auctioned can contact Rick Staley 660 541-4378. A donation bucket will also be in the grandstands as well. Intermission will see a drawing for two bicycles donated by Hanes Racing and Wild Child Nation for two lucky kids. Track officials ask if you’ve won a bike this year you let someone else have the chance to win.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. – Attention all IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers at US 36 Raceway … in a continued effort to get more Sprint Cars at the track, the following changes will take effect immediately: *IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars will pay $650 to win and $250 to start the Feature. *All IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car restarts will now be single file after the initial green flag start, no more Delaware Double File Restarts. *The entry cutoff time for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars will be moved from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for all those traveling a long distance after work. Track officials will make every effort to accommodate all those traveling and wishing to race at Osborn as US 36 continues to bring back winged Sprint Car racing to the area. Any questions or suggestions can be directed to promoter Jon Boller Jr. at 816 752-3645.