Author - Dan Engledow

Chapman conquers SportMod qualifier

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Ben Chapman beat the rain and beat the rest of the Northern SportMod field to win a front row starting spot at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Chapman topped the Tuesday qualifier cut a lap short by rain and will start at the front of the middle row in Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway. He’d worked his way up from seventh starting and into the lead on the ninth of 25 [...]

Hobby, SportMod qualifying features, RoC heats will be Wednesday morning

BOONE, Iowa – Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod qualifying features, as well as race of champi­ons heats for both divisions rained out Tuesday at Boone Speedway will now be made up at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. When qualifying features are completed, points will be tabulated and the top six drivers not quali­fied will be added to complete the starting fields for Saturday main events at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The scheduled ‘B’ mains for both [...]

Super Nationals under rain delay

  BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Tonight’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program at Boone Speedway is under rain delay.  A decision on continuing Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod qualifying and the Sport Compact program will be announced at 10 p.m.  Regardless of the decision, all Hobby Stocks and SportMods will be required to vacate the pit area this evening.   

Rudolf slays qualifying feature foes

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – His dominating run at the front of the Monday night qualifying feature field put Chase Rudolf on the pole for the Northern SportMod main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Rudolf led every lap, mastering lapped traffic much of the second half of the 25-lapper. The rest of the top eight finishers lining up behind him on the inside row will be Chad Ryerson, 2014 champion Johnathon Logue, Brayton Carter, Joe [...]

No ATVs, 4-wheelers allowed on Boone streets 

BOONE, Iowa – Drivers, crew members and race fans attending Super Nationals are reminded that ATVs and 4-wheelers are not allowed on public streets in Boone. While they can be used to get from point A to point B on the Boone Speedway grounds, driving them elsewhere in tow can and most likely will result in a citation and fine.  

Borrowed motor, top line take Madden to victory lane

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – A borrowed motor and the top groove took Corey Madden to the win­ner’s circle in Monday’s second IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualify­ing feature for Hobby Stocks at Boone Speedway.  The eighth starting Madden passed John Watson for the lead with six laps left, earning the front spot in the middle row in the Saturday night main event. Lining up behind him will be the rest of the top eight finishers, Watson, Jeff [...]

Vanlaningham earns main event pole start with Hobby Stock qualifier win

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – Jesse Vanlaningham will start from the pole in Saturday’s Hobby Stock main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  The Beatrice, Neb., speedster ran in front the last 11 circuits in winning Monday’s first qualifying feature at Boone Speedway, taking advantage when leader Craig Clift and a lapped car made contact after midway in the 25-lapper.  Andy Hoffman chased Vanlaningham across the stripe in a fast-paced feature slowed only by a caution [...]

Hogge, Ahlwardt Win R. Charles Snyder Salute features

WHITE CITY, Ore. (Sept. 2.) – Bobby Hogge IV won the 50-lap R. Charles Snyder Salute main event for IMCA Modifieds Sunday at Southern Oregon Speedway.  The big win paid the Salinas, Calif., driver, already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, $5,000. Hogge led from the start. Darrell Hughes II settled into second on lap 19 and followed Hogge closely during the second half of the race for a $2,500 payday. Bricen James made a nice charge from the back [...]

Rob Brillhart

The Prelude marked the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car debut for Crystal, Mich., driver Rob Brillhart. Brillhart bought the 2016 B & B Chassis out of Jackson, Minn., two weeks ago. The pro stock track champion this season at I-96 Speedway will put a check next to Super Nationals when Stock Car qualifying starts on Wednesday.  “This is a dream come true. What more could you do than come to Super Nationals?” he asked.  Learning on the fly, Brillhart was loose in Prelude [...]

Hobby Stock, SportMod qualifying starts today, Deery Series program at Boone moved to Thursday

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – Qualifying races for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods are on the schedule for Labor Day at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  All start times will remain the same.  The complete Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models program will move to Thursday, Sept. 6. That’s a switch also made several years ago, which will accommodate race schedules for both days, and with an improved forecast and pit park­ing. Setting the stage for 36th [...]