Author - Dan Engledow

Hanson looks to give back, and take home Late Model trophy from Super Nationals

    CAPE CARTERET, N.C. – Travis Hanson waved the green flag at last year’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. He wants to take home a trophy from this year’s version of America’s Racin’ Vacation. The senior director of sports and recreation of Hope For The Warriors and a 22-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Hanson was one of three honorary starters for Modified last-chance features on the final day of the 2015 Super Nationals. While returning to Boone Speedway in [...]

2016 Super Nationals

Transponders are mandatory for all Modifieds, Stock races

BOONE, Iowa – Transponders are required again for all Modified and Stock Car competitors at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  The electronic scoring devices will be used in all races for the two divisions Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 7-10. Drivers will be able to use their own MyLaps/ABM compatible transponder at Boone Speedway or rent one for $30 for the week. Transponders will be available in the pre-tech inspection tent and a driver’s license or credit card [...]

2016 Super Nationals

One-way radios required for all divisions at Boone

BOONE, Iowa – One-way radios will be mandatory for all drivers in all divisions competing at the Sept. 5-10 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Numerous one-way devices, such as the Nitro-Bee, are legal for use at Super Nationals; specific information on those devices and channels is to be announced. If they do not already own such a device, drivers will be able to purchase one on Manufacturers’ Row during the week.

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Main event qualifiers in 6 divisions get replica door panels, hoods from Five1seven Designs 

BOONE, Iowa – As if the sense of accomplishment wasn’t enough, main event qualifiers in six divisions at the Sept. 5-10 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will take home something extra for their efforts during the 34th annual event. Five1seven Designs will give replica door panels to Modified, Northern SportMod and Southern SportMod qualifiers. Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Sport Compact qualifiers all receive replica hoods. Replica door panels measure 10” tall by 23” long while hoods are 12” [...]

Sample, Ward complete Fast Shafts All-Star field 

BOONE, Iowa – Cory Sample and A.J. Ward will complete the Friday, Sept. 9 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational starting field. Sample, from Winnemucca, Nev., has the highest national point total among Modified drivers on the All-Star ballot who have pre-registered for the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Ward makes the trip to Boone Speedway from Ionia, Mich. He’ll qualify by virtue of 21 40-point feature wins, a total that won’t be matched or surpassed by any other [...]

2016 Super Nationals

Five Super Nationals champions go home with new engines

BOONE, Iowa – Five of the champions crowned at the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals will make the trip back home with new engines. The winner of the first-ever main event for Southern SportMods, on Monday, Sept. 5, opening night, earns a standard weekly race engine courtesy of Centex Motorsports.  Centex also pays the Southern SportMod champion $25 per lap lead, which could be worth as much as $750. All four Saturday, Sept. 10 champions receive new powerplants courtesy of Karl Perfor­mance [...]

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Prelude to the Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – A preview to the greatest show on dirt is this Saturday at Boone Speedway. The Sept. 3 Wild Rose Casino Resort Prelude to the Super Nationals will feature a total car count second only to the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s itself. Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds race for $1,000 to win in their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks complete the [...]

Boone Speedway crowns five track champions

August 27, 2016 The final night of regular points racing concluded on Saturday with Season Championship features.   Five champions were crowned for repeating the feat from 2015. Bryan Zehm started on the pole of the Mod Lite feature and led all 18-laps on his way to victory.  Josh May, who started twelfth, finished in the runner up spot.  A battle for third place between Joe Glick and Cory Sauerman ended with Glick tumbling down the front stretch and bringing out [...]

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Duffers tee off in Friday tourney at Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa – Cedar Pointe Golf Course hosts the 27th annual Duffer Nationals Tournament, to be held Friday, Sept. 9 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Tee time is 8:30 a.m. for the four-person best shot tournament. Cost is $40 per person, which includes nine holes of golf, a golf cart and lunch. Entries will be taken right up until tee time. Each team must have at least one Super Nationals participant in order to compete. The winning foursome [...]

2016 Super Nationals

Fan Zone continues to be center of off-track activities during Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa – When attention turns from the race track, fans will have plenty to see and do through­out the week of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Located south of the main grandstands at Boone Speedway, the Fan Zone will be the location for nu­merous events each day of America’s Racin’ Vacation Sept. 5-10. Card games to determine the starting grid for Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock race of champi­ons events will be held at approximately 3 p.m. and [...]