Author - Dan Engledow

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars new to Saturday shows at Boone

BOONE, Iowa – IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars will be new to weekly race programs this season at Boone Speedway. The winged division last ran at Boone during the 2009 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. “The timing to sanction Sprint Cars is right,” said Promoter Robert Lawton. “They are a good fit with the other IMCA divisions we run weekly.” IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods are all on the April [...]

Engine Auction

Engine auction adds $18,200 to Saturday Super Nationals purse

  BOONE, Iowa – The post-race auction of Saturday champions’ engines at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s added $18,200 to the purse paid out to other drivers in those four divisions. Modified champion Ricky Thornton Jr.’s engine sold for $6,500 so each of the other 32 drivers starting that event receives $203.13. The engine that put Elijah Zevenbergen on top of the Stock Car podium sold for $6,000. The other 29 drivers in that division receive an additional [...]

Hope for the Warriors

  Travis Hanson (at left), senior director of sports and recreation for Hope for the Warriors, accepted the donation of $5,000 from Casey’s General Store and IMCA during pre-race ceremonies at Super Nationals. Casey’s, presenting sponsor for Super Nationals, gives $10 for each heat winner during the week and IMCA matches that donation; funds raised are used to assist post-9/11 service members, their families and families of the fallen. Presenting the check was IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. (Photo by [...]

Thornton’s third Saturday win at Super Nationals is biggest of IMCA career 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 10) – Ricky Thornton Jr. rated his third win of the day Saturday at Boone Speed­way as the biggest of his IMCA Modified career. After racing from 30th to first to win his IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s qualifying feature and start on the front of the outside row of the main event, Thornton won the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions. He finished third behind Jimmy Gustin and Jeremy Mills in the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, [...]

Super Nationals

Saturday Order of Events

Schedule is subject to change. HOBBY STOCK ROC HOT LAPS 5 – MODIFIED LAST CHANCE HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP SPORTMOD ROC HOT LAPS 5 – MODIFIED LAST CHANCE HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP STOCK CAR ROC HOT LAPS 5 – MODIFIED LAST CHANCE HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP MODIFIED ROC HOT LAPS 3 – MODIFIED “A’s” (12 laps) TRACK PREP ALL STAR INVITATIONAL HOT LAPS HOBBY STOCK QUALIFIER HOT LAPS HOBBY STOCK “RACE OF CHAMPIONS” (10 laps) SPORTMOD “RACE OF CHAMPIONS” (10 laps) MODIFIED “RACE OF CHAMPIONS” (12 laps) STOCK CAR “RACE OF CHAMPIONS” (10 laps) TRACK [...]

Super Nationals

Tonight’s Super Nationals show will be all Stock Cars, Modified qualifying, All-Star Invite moved to Saturday

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 9) – When wet weather moves out of the area and work on the track is com­plete tonight, the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program will resume at Boone Speedway with 20 Stock Car heats and two Stock Car features. The top four finishers from each qualifier advance to the main event on Saturday; no more Stock Car “B’s” will be held so the top six in points after heats and qualifying features will [...]

Elijah Zevenbergen

Early morning Stock Car winners are Fagan, Zevenbergen 

  BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Stock Car qualifiers that ended in the wee hours of the morning saw Marcus Fagan and Elijah Zevenbergen in the winner’s circle at Boone Speedway. Fagan was first to the checkers in the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s opener while Zevenbergen raced from 10th starting to top the nightcap. Top four finishers from each event advance to the middle row of Saturday’s main event. Jeremy Swanson became the first Montana driver to qualify for the [...]

Jay Schmidt

Stock Car qualifying checkers fly for Mills, Schmidt 

  BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Checkers flew in Thursday’s first Stock Car qualifying features for Chris Mills and Jay Schmidt. Mills led every lap of the first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey‘s qualifier rescheduled from Wednesday and Schmidt used the same formula in the second show. Top four finishers from both qualifiers advance to Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway. Mills held off David Brandies following three late restarts. Shaun Bruns and defending champion Dustin Larson rounded out the top [...]

Jeff Aikey

Another one for the record book: Aikey wins sixth Super Nationals crown 

  BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Even after 30-plus years in the sport, Jeff Aikey is still finding ways to make dirt track racing history. Aikey became the first driver to win six career IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s championships, running away with Thursday night’s Deery Brothers Summer Series Late Model main event. The Boone Speedway victory came by a straightaway over Joel Callahan and paid $2,420, an amount that included the Speedway Motors Weekly Racing bonus. “This place just clicks [...]

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Thursday Results

IMCA Modifieds A-Main 01 --  1. Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz.; 2. Josh Most, Red Oak; 3. Randy McDaniel, Olivehurst, Calif.; 4. TylerDroste, Waterloo; 5. Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, N.C.; 6. Ricky Stephan, S. Sioux City, Neb.; 7. Ethan Dotson,Bakersfield, Calif.; 8. Harvey Vande Weerd, Alton; 9. Russ Dickerson, Boone; 10. Mike Jergens, Plover; 11. Racer Hulin, Laurel; 12. Trent Loverude, New Ulm, Minn.; 13. Corey Lagroon, Salina, Kan.; 14. Johnny Whitman, De Pere, Wis; 15.Clint Wendel, Mason City; 16. Tyler Mecl, Queen [...]