OSBORN, Mo. (July 5, 2023) – A bigger check for the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car winner and reduced ticket prices for fans are in the works Friday night at US 36 Raceway. Stock Car drivers race for $750 to win and B & B Racing Chassis All-Star eligibility in the July 7 show at Osborn. Meanwhile, grandstand admission is just $10 for adults and free for kids 10 and under. Fans can also like, comment and share the post on the track website page to become eligible for one of five sets of tickets to be given away. Winners of tickets will be notified personally after 5 p.m. Thursday. There is no entry or registration fee and pit passes are $35. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and grandstands open at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:30 p.m. with racing to follow.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (June 23, 2023) – Tyler Furrell was the Friday night star at US 36 Raceway, recording his career first Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lite feature win. Furrell and James Beebe got out front at the drop of the green. Justin Raffurty challenged the front pair but neither were shaken and continued to battle up front as the always fast Dillon Raffurty made his march forward. As the laps wound down, Furrell continued to hold off all challengers and picked up his first-ever feature win with two-time defending national champion Dillon Raffurty a close second. Beebe showed a lot of speed in a solid third place showing with Michael Raffurty and Justin Raffurty completing the top five.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (June 16, 2023) – The IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature at US 36 Raceway saw side-by-side racing and a first-time visitor to victory lane Friday night. Carson Masoner took the early lead and pulled away from the field with Brad Derry, Matthew Lance and Nate Barnes nipping at his heels. He continued to lead until Randy Smith Jr. found the fast line around the track and took over at the front. Smith, who has won in about everything except an IMCA Stock Car, did not look back nor was he denied in picking up his first-ever feature win in The Class Too Tough To Tame at US 36 Raceway. Lance placed a very close second with Barnes crossing in third. The Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lite feature ended with Dillon Raffurty back in victory lane.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (June 9, 2023) – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars witnessed a battle of the Potters during Saturday’s Sauter Memorial show at US 36 Raceway. Heat race winners Kenny Potter and Jack Potter dueled to the checkers in the main event for the winged class. Kenny Potter took the lead and appeared to be set to take the victory until Jack Potter close in about mid-race. Jack got by Kenny and pulled away in the closing laps, collecting his first feature win of 2023 at Osborn. Kenny placed a solid second with a fast Brett Combs racing his way to third. In their make-up race from the previous Friday, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars rolled to the speedway Matthew Lance taking the lead early. Scott Brown battled Lance lap after lap, with Lance holding strong to the front. Meanwhile, Mich Ross made his way through traffic, passing Brown to challenge Lance but not find the line around. Lance picked up his first-ever IMCA Stock Car feature win with Ross a close second. Brown [Read More]
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (May 26, 2023) – Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lites would kick off the Wayne Hicks Memorial in style, going caution free in their Friday feature at US 36 Raceway. James Beebe took the lead and paced the field with Jeff Raffurty in pursuit challenging and every lap. Jeff Raffurty finally took the lead bringing Michael Raffurty and Justin Raffurty to the front as well. As these three battled for the top spot, Dillon Raffurty started his charge from deep in the field. Dillon Raffurty would overtake Jeff Raffurty and move to the lead, never relinquishing and claiming the victory. Jeff Raffurty would place a fast second with Justin Raffurty third. Fourth belonged to Michael Raffurty. Friday’s race program was delayed for two hours to make repairs to the catch fence in turn two following a pure stock heat race crash.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (May 5, 2023) – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars roared to the track Friday night and Jacob Dye roared to his first feature win of the season at US 36 Raceway. Jack Potter took the early lead, setting a blistering pace on the fast and smooth 3/8’s mile dirt oval with Jacob Dye in tow. Mike Houseman Jr. and Tyler Drueke battled and ran down the leaders as the race developed with Potter continuing to lead. Going caution-free, Dye made his move on the high side of turn four as the white flag waved, took the lead from Potter and picked up his first feature win of 2023. Potter placed second with Houseman third. The IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars saw a loaded field of talent tackle the track with Ricky Couch taking the lead on the opening laps while Mike Nichols and Mich Ross both started their march to the front. Nichols worked his way around the fast no. 2X of Couch only to see Ross following to challenge for the [Read More]
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (April 14, 2023) – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars attended from four different states, vying for the big money US 36 Raceway offered Friday night and the top check went home with Iowan Jake Greenwood. At the drop of the green flag, Jacob Dye jumped to the front and appeared to have the car to beat before lapped traffic came into play and collected the leader, bringing his night to an end. Greenwood took the lead on the next restart and set a blistering pace, telling the other competitors “Catch me if you can.” Stu Snyder mounted a charge but could not match Greenwood as Tyler Drueke also moved toward the front. Greenwood never relinquished and pick up his first win on the high banks of US 36 Raceway, celebrating in Nextran Victory Lane. Snyder finished second and the always fast Drueke ended the feature in third. Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lites got their racing action started with Michael Raffurty leading the first part of the feature only to see Dillon [Read More]
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (April 11, 2023) – After a spectacular opening Friday hight, the work to improve and bring fans the very best in racing action continues at US 36 Raceway. Spring Nationals are set for this Friday, April 14 featuring IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Stealth Racing IMCA STARS Mod Lites. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstands open at 6 p.m., with hot laps at 7:30 p.m. and racing to follow.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2022) – Mich Ross showed his IMCA Sunoco Stock Car foes the way to victory lane on Saturday, night two of the Missouri Nationals at US 36 Raceway. The new B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational candidate started outside Randy Smith Jr. on the front row of a main event that promised excitement and fireworks from the drop of the green flag. As the front two battled, second row starters Chad Clancy and Conner Masoner showed their hand to the leaders. Ross got out front with Clancy in pursuit and the two remained this way through much of the feature. Masoner and Smith faded slightly in the closing laps with JJ Baumli raging to the front. Baumli close in on Clancy and Ross but fell two places shy of taking the win away. Jay Russell and Jace Whitt also scored IMCA feature wins, in the RaceSaver Sprint Car and Friesen Performance Northern SportMod divisions, respectively. Curtis Evans appeared to have the car to beat until Russell found [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2022) – Drivers will have until midnight tonight (Monday) to pre-enter for this weekend’s IMCA Missouri Nationals at US 36 Raceway. IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod drivers can go to MyRacePass to pay that $40 fee. Entry for all three divisions is $50 after midnight or at the gate. RaceSaver Sprint Cars race for $2,000 to win and a minimum of $200 to start, Stock Cars for $2,000 to win, B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility and a minimum of $125 to start, and Northern SportMods for $1,500 to win and a minimum of $100 to start on Oct. 1 at Osborn. Payouts are based on full fields of 24 cars. Hobby Stocks can run with local pure stocks. Total payout for the fourth annual Missouri Nationals, to be broadcast by IMCA.TV, is $55,000. An open practice is on the Thursday night card. The pit gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 7 p.m. and racing at [Read More]