Author - Dan Engledow

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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 [...]

Van Genderen

Van Genderen, Smith score Super Nationals qualifying wins

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – They both ended their night in victory lane, but IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualifying feature wins by Mike Van Genderen and Dylan Smith were anything but similar. Van Genderen ran away from everybody in winning the first Modified 25-lapper at Boone Speedway, negotiating heavy lapped traffic much of the way and then holding off Kelly Shryock following a late restart. The champion at Super Nationals in 2013, Smith was challenged by fellow [...]

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906 is new Super Nationals car count record

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – The biggest event in dirt track racing just keeps getting bigger as a record 906 cars have now competed at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Thirty-three Late Models are at Boone Speedway for tonight’s Deery Brothers Summer Series event while one more Modified was entered in the Thursday night program, bringing that division total to 260. Other numbers by division are 191 Stock Cars, 124 Hobby Stocks, 181 Northern SportMods, 84 Sport [...]

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Wednesday Results

IMCA Modifieds A-Main 01 -- 1. Mike VanGenderen, Newton; 2. Kelly Shryock, Fertile; 3. Scott Drake, Joplin, Mo.; 4. Dean Abbey, Roanoke, Texas; 5. Ricky Alvarado, Grand Junction, Colo.; 6. Cody Leonard, Sinton, Texas; 7. Josh Long, Little Suamico, Wis; 8. Richard Michael, Jr., Ischua, N.Y.; 9. Racer Hulin, Laurel; 10. Eric Tomlinson, Waco, Texas; 11. Sean Jerovetz, Sobieski, Wis; 12. Brandon Hood, Mc Gregor, Texas; 13. J.J. Scott, Iowa City; 14. Craig Reetz, Dunlap; 15. Brad Smith, Horseheads, N.Y.; [...]

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Todd Stinehart and Tommy Belmer are the drivers of the Alive And Running Modifieds at Super Nationals

Alive And Running was founded by Belmer’s brother Troy of Waterloo and Ryan Nesbit of Ankeny. Both grew up in Dunkerton where they lost a high school friend to suicide in 1991. “We started it in 2010 to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention,” Troy Belmer said Thursday morning. “We’ve had a ton of people come down and take pictures of the cars and share stories. The biggest thing we try to do is drive home the fact that [...]

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Thursday Order of Events

Updated Order of Events for Thursday LATE MODEL HOT LAPS 10 – STOCK CAR HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Wednesday Stock Car Top 8 Qualifiers in Fan Zone) 4 – LATE MODEL HEATS (10 laps) 5 – STOCK CAR HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Casey’s Late Model redraw in Fan Zone) 5 - STOCK CAR HEATS (8 laps) 2 – LATE MODEL B’s (12 laps) TRACK PREP 2 – STOCK CAR B’s (8 laps) LATE MODEL DASH FOR CASH (10 laps) LATE MODEL “A” (50 laps) TRACK PREP 10 – MODIFIED HEATS (8 [...]