By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (June 22) – A single caution delayed Nic Hanes’ flag to flag run at the front of the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod field Friday at US 36 Raceway. Hanes picked up the win while Randy Smith Jr. celebrating his anniversary, placed a solid second. Third went to hard charger Steven Clancy. The IMCA Modified feature was contested by drivers from four states and Kansas clipper Darren Fuqua went home with the winner’s trophy. Matt Richards led start to finish in the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car main and Mike Nichols topped the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars.
By Rick Staley OSBORN, Mo. (June 15) – Casey Burnett proved the fastest of 20 entries in Friday’s Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature at US 36 Raceway. Burnett battled side-by-side with Matt lent for the front spot before edging ahead. Lent ended at the runner-up and third was Chris Wright. Chad Clancy picked up his second local IMCA Modified win of the season, holding off Shadren Turner for the checkers. Brad Whitney led every lap of the caution-free IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature and Tyler Drueke topped the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car main event.
OSBORN, Mo. (June 8) – It’s been a few years since he’s been to Osborn but Trevor Grossenbacher showed he still knows how to get to the front at US 36 Raceway. Grossenbacher caught up with Tyler Drueke in traffic and made what proved to be the winning pass with four laps to go in Friday’s Budweiser Shootout feature for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars. “The last time I ran here was five years ago,” said Grossenbacher, who earned $1,000 for the feature victory and another $200 for winning his heat race. “It’s a 2-1/2 hour trip for us but I’m sure we’ll go back. It was a fun night.” The fifth starting Drueke and fourth starting Grossenbacher ran 1-2 much of the 20-lapper, contested by 19 cars representing six states. The caution came out with six laps remaining; Grossenbacher used the top side to take the lead away two circuits later. “I thought for sure he’d (Drueke) go to the top for the restart,” Grossenbacher said. “He went to the bottom and that’s when I [Read More]
OSBORN, Mo. – US 36 Raceway roars into the Memorial Weekend with the second annual Miller Lite IMCA Modified Madness. The Friday, May 25 feature at Osborn pays $1,000 to win, a minimum of $130 to start and is a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying event. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods race for $500 to win and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $400 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Missouri State and track points will be awarded. There is no entry fee and pit passes are $30. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military with ID, $6 for kids ages 7-12 and free for six and under. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:30 p.m. with racing to follow. Paper and pens will be provided for the drivers’ autograph session to be held during the brief intermission; fans can also bring personal items to be autographed by their favorite driver(s). Two kids’ bicycles are among the prizes [Read More]