Author - Dan Engledow

Four former winners, eight first-time starters elected to All-Star field

BOONE, Iowa – Four former race winners and eight first-time starters are among the 28 Modified driv­ers elected to the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. Eleven states are already represented in the 13th annual event, set for Friday, Sept. 9 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Previous winners returning to Boone Speedway are Jay Noteboom (2005 and 2008) of Hinton, Chris Abelson (2011) of Sioux City, Kyle Strickler (2014) of Mooresville, N.C., and Jimmy Gustin (2015) of Marshalltown. Noteboom’s nine [...]

Super Nationals

IMCA marketing partners fill Manufacturers’ Row at Boone 

BOONE, Iowa – Nearly 40 vendors fill Manufacturers’ Row during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. IMCA marketing partners will offer a wide range of high performance products for use during the week of Sept. 5-10. They’ll also display a variety of new products being introduced and legal for use in IMCA competition in 2017. Manufacturers’ Row will be located in the northeast corner of the speedway grounds and open from approximately 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day [...]

Scott Sessions

Surprised Sessions becomes first Florida driver elected to Fast Shafts All-Star field

  MILTON, Fla. – Scott Sessions made history when he was elected to start the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational on Friday night. He hopes for even bigger and better things on Saturday at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. From Milton, Sessions became the first driver from Florida elected to start the All-Star Invitational in the 13-year history of the event. He’ll come to Boone Speedway with a goal of taking the green flag in Saturday’s big dance as well. “I [...]

Super Nationals

Lap money, cash bonuses add more than $6,000 at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – Drivers competing in the Sept. 5-10 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will take home more than $6,000 in lap money and cash bonuses. The first bonus of the week will be the $25 per lap led paid by Centex on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 5 to the winner of the Southern SportMod main event. Both Modified qualifying feature winners each night Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 7, 8 and 9 get $100 bonuses from Derr [...]

2016 Super Nationals

Early registration deadline now Aug. 31 for Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – With more than 650 early entries already in hand, the early registration deadline for the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s has been bumped back to 4:30 p.m. CST Wednesday, Aug. 31. Drivers from 25 states, Canada and Australia have already pre-entered for the Sept. 5-10 Super Nationals at Boone Speedway. “The original deadline was this Friday. Drivers in all divisions racing at Super Nationals can still call the IMCA home office (319 472-2201) to register [...]

Super Nationals

‘Represent Your State’ theme for annual Super Nationals best looking car contest

BOONE, Iowa – With drivers coming from coast to coast and border to border to be part of the 34th annual event, a Represent Your State theme was only logical for the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s. Best-looking Modifieds, Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods with a Represent Your State theme will be selected during the Sept. 5-10 Super Nationals. Voting will be conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in the Fan Zone south of the main grandstand at Boone Speedway for the [...]

Super Nationals

World class purse paid at Sept. 5-10 Super Nationals

  BOONE, Iowa – Super might not be adjective enough to describe the purse shares and contingency awards drivers competing at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will earn over the course of the 34th annual event. When 800-plus drivers from coast to coast and border to border exit Boone Speedway, they’ll have earned shares of an approximate $285,000. Add in another $60,000 or so in contingency awards and it’s clear that Super Nationals will contin­ue to be the most prestigious, [...]

Super Nationals

Tech inspection precedes Sunday practice, tailgating

BOONE, Iowa – There will be plenty to see, do and enjoy on the Boone Speedway grounds even before opening night of the 34th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s. The tech inspection process introduced in 2014 and well-received again last year will be continued. Beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, Hobby Stock, Northern SportMod and Southern SportMod drivers are encouraged to go to the lineup board behind the pitside grandstand and get their inspec­tion sheets and hardcards as [...]

Kamera McDonald

Southern SportMod rookie has high expectations for her first Super Nationals

  KELLER, Texas – Her career first win in the division has been the season highlight thus far for Kamera McDonald. Qualifying for the main event when Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods join the opening night program for the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will rank just as high. McDonald, 15 years old and from Keller, Texas, is currently the rookie points leader and is fourth in national standings for the Southern SportMods. The Timber Creek High School sophomore-to-be won [...]

Joel Huggins

Opheim and Huggins post first Boone wins

August 20, 2016 Saturday night found the pits packed at the Boone Speedway with 147 race cars that put on another great show for the big crowd on hand.  Two drivers left with their first wins of the season, while three others came away with repeats from earlier. One of the drivers getting his first ever win at Boone Speedway came out of the Mod Lite division when Joel Huggins took the checkers.  Huggins led the entire 15-laps on his way to [...]