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  • 2017 IMCA Late Model season begins Friday at Davenport 
    DAVENPORT, Iowa – Rob Toland will begin defense of his IMCA Late Model national champion­ship this Friday, April 28 at Davenport Speedway. Toland’s 2016 national title was his career third. His previous national crowns were in 2001 and 2005. He was also the track champion at Davenport last season. Late Models will use a draw/re-draw format. Davenport’s other weekly classes, the Ericksen Chevro­let IMCA Modifieds, the Koehler Electric Street Stocks, and the Hawkeye Auto IMCA SportMods, will be lined up by point average All races will be on the quarter-mile oval. Davenport Speedway is located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport. Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., with hot laps at 6:15 p.m. and racing at 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit the track website at davenportspeedway.com or call 563 652-5302.

  • Jackson Motorplex reschedules IMCA Frostbuster to May 5
    JACKSON, Minn. – The IMCA Frostbuster at Jackson Motorplex has been rescheduled due to unreasonably cold temperatures forecasted for this weekend. The track’s season-opening event will now be a one-day show featuring IMCA Modifieds in a $1,000 to win Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying event. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods run for $600 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $500 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $400 to win and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $100 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded. Pits are scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with the front gates opening at 5 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students ages 13 to 18 and free for children ages 12 and younger. Pit passes are $30. Jackson Motorplex is offering a Family Pass, which includes two adults and up to three students, for $33.

  • Mather begins Southern Iowa Speedway title defense
    By Jeremy Fox OSKALOOSA, Iowa (April 26) – Colt Mather opened defense of his IMCA Modified title with the feature win on a chilly opening night Wednesday at Southern Iowa Speedway. Hunter Marriott led the first laps of the 20-lap Musco Lighting IMCA Modified feature before Mather took charge. Mather started to pull away only to see the caution force a green, white, check­ered finish. Mather held off Marriott and Todd Shute to take the win. The Budweiser IMCA Stock Cars lived up to the nickname “The Class Too Tough Too Tame” as defending track champion Louis Lynch started on the pole and led the opening lap. Three-time Hobby Stock track champion Dustin Griffiths found the right line and when Lynch bobbled a little, it allowed Griffiths to take the lead. Mike Hughes started 10th, worked his way to third and on lap three passed Lynch for second. Hughes continued to chase Griffiths and coming to the completion of lap 17, saw a hole open up and took the lead away. Hughes held off last-lap [Read More]

  • 10-year sponsor Flow Design renews award program for five IMCA divisions 
    WELLINGTON, Kan. – Flow Design marks a decade of IMCA sponsorship with a renewed awards program that benefits drivers in five divisions. The Wellington, Kan., manufacturer gives carburetor spacers to first through fifth place finishers in 2017 national standings for the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Late Models, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods. Sixth through 10th place drivers in those divisions each receive certificates good for 50 percent off the purchase of a carb spacer. Information about Flow Design-made products is avail­able by calling 620 326-3537. “The Flow Design program has endured an ownership change and even rule changes during their 10-year run, but we’ve utilized their carb spacers as part of our standard rules package in a variety of divisions and are pleased with their line of products,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. 

  • Armstrong is strongest at Tri-State
    By Rob Nugent POCOLA, Okla. (April 22) – With rain close to home, Drew Armstrong made the trip from Alexander, Ark. to win Saturday’s IMCA Modified feature at Tri-State Speedway. Chuck Bumgarner and Michael Hines rounded out the top three. Racing starts at 8 p.m. on April 29. Both the pit gates and grandstand open at 5 p.m. The drivers’ meeting is at 7 p.m. with hot laps at 7:30 p.m.

  • Precise Racing Products adding two $500 awards for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint drivers
    WICHITA, Kan. – The company that sells speed adds a pair of $500 cash awards to its IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car contingency program this season. Both the national rookie of the year and the driver with the most 40-point feature wins as of Sept. 25 receive $500 in cash from Precise Racing Products. “I talked with Chris Archer at Precise about adding something exciting to our growing RaceSaver Sprint Car program and these two new cash awards certainly satisfy that desire,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “We’re gaining new members every day, and now potentially two of them will pocket a significant amount of extra cash at our national banquet. We’re very pleased with this addition and excited to make the announcement.” The Wichita, Kan., high performance parts supplier and Hoosier race tire distributor also gives $50 gift cards to state and series champions in the division and all IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers are required to display two Precise Racing Products decals on their race car to be eligible. More information about Precise [Read More]

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  • Bike giveaways as DCRP action continues on Saturday 
    By Lonnie Wheatley DODGE CITY, Kan. – Battles down to the wire were the norm in the April 15 season opener atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas. More of the same is expected with this Saturday’s Lewis Automotive Night of championship action at the state-of-the-art dirt track facility featuring IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Also, as an added bonus for the kids, a pair of bicycles will be given away to a pair of lucky fans this weekend as well.  It will be the first of six selected DCRP events in 2017 at which two bikes will be randomly awarded to two fortunate young fans. Woodward, Okla.’s Cole Traugott fought off serious challenges from Steven Bowers Jr. to chalk up his seventh IMCA Modified win in his last seven outings at DCRP while fellow Woodward shoe and three-time IMCA SportMod track champ Jeff Kaup worked the high side relentlessly to overtake Brian Davidson for opening night honors. In IMCA Sunoco Stock Car action [Read More]

  • Koch leads Sprint Series of Oklahoma to Wichita Speedway
    By David Smith Jr. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – After two consecutive rainouts, the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products make its first appearance of the season at Wichita Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas Friday night. The April 28 event is part of the track’s “Sprint Spring Fling.” Local resident and current series point leader Chad Koch looks to add a second victory to his resume as he leads a talent-laden field of veteran and rookies to the quarter-mile clay oval. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, military police and fire personnel, and $10 for kids ages 6-10. The drivers’ meeting is at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m.

  • URSS Kansas Region opener Saturday at RPM Speedway
    HAYS, Kan. – The 2017 United Rebel Sprint Series Kansas Region Championship will kick off this Saturday at RPM Speedway in Hays. The lightning fast 3/8’s mile high banks have seen some of the best battles for wins in the 12-year his­tory of the series and last year Luke Cranston took the first race win en route to the Kansas Regional Crown. Brian Herbert swept the Wheatshocker Nationals and the Rocky Mountain Grill to mark off the race from his bucket list of career accomplishments. The Kansas Region is one of the most contested championships in the series. General admission on Saturday for fans ages 13 and up is $10 while kids 12 and under get in free. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. and the green flag waves at 7 p.m. This season marks the second year of racing under the IMCA RaceSaver banner. The United Rebel Sprint Series will co-sanction events with both the Sprint Series of Oklahoma and the Sprint Se­ries of Nebraska. This will assure [Read More]

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