Winnemucca raises Shootout stakes for IMCA Modifieds

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The stakes got even higher for IMCA Modifieds running at Winnemucca Regional Raceway’s fourth annual High Desert Classic Shootout. The Saturday, May 30 feature pays $2,000 to win while the Sunday, May 31 main event carries a $3,000 top check. Both are Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifiers. Total Modified purse for the special, presented by Model T Hotel and Casino, is $11,000 and based on 20-car fields. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods race for $500 to win both nights. Both shows are draw/redraw and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Shaw Race Cars Western Region, state and track points will be given. Modified entry is $100 each night or $175 for both nights if pre-paid. Numerous contingency awards will be given.  Pit gates open at 10 a.m. on both days, the grandstand opens at 11 a.m., hot laps are at 11:30 a.m. and racing starts at 1 p.m. both days. An optional pill draw is $10 with a maximum of three draws.  Saturday and Sunday pit passes are $25. Spectator admission is [Read More]


Winnemucca fans will have local IMCA Stock Car favorites to cheer for

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – Fans at Winnemucca Regional Raceway will have local drivers to cheer for when IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars take the green flag during regular programs this season.  Sanctioned Stock Cars join IMCA Modifieds on 11 Friday, Saturday and Sunday night cards at the Nevada oval.  Opening night for the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season is April 10 with the final event of 2020 set for Sept. 27.  “Our fans liked having the Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods here along with the Modifieds for the Wild West Tour show last year,” promoter Cory Sample said. “It will be exciting for them to have local drivers to cheer for this year.” New Mexico’s Steffan Carey was the Stock Car winner when the Wild West Tour came to town in July. Winnemucca is the second Nevada track to sanction the division for the upcoming season, close on the heels of Battle Mountain Raceway. “We’ve worked very closely with Battle Mountain so our schedules don’t conflict. We will do every­thing we can to [Read More]