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Fan Zone Roshambo

The gloves came off for another roshambo session in the fan zone this afternoon and Jerry Gifford got the best of Jay Schmidt to gain the pole start in Saturday’s Stock car main event. “I checked with my fiancée Danielle Walters and went with paper first, then winged it,” Gifford said. “Starting on the pole […]

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Stock Car RoC

Fifty-two drivers competed and the top two finishers from each of five qualifying heats advance to Saturday’s Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars. Former race winners Mike Nichols (2004) and Kevin Opheim (2008) topped the first two heats, both while qualifying for the Sunoco RoC for the seventh time. By heat, the […]

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Modified RoC format change

The number of eligible drivers – 75 – necessitated a format change for Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions qualifying, so the winner of each of 12 Modified heats instead of the top two from each of six heats advanced to Saturday’s event. Heat winners were Rich Lewerke of Mason City; Dustin Smith of Lake […]

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Thursday Results

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Driver Interviews

He’s won his shares of races and then some. After racing from 30th starting to a qualifying spot in his Wednesday Modified qualifier, Johnny Saathoff is taking aim next at a title that has eluded him: Super Nationals champion. “I’ve won a lot of races from the back but I’ve never had a race like this […]

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Thursday Driver Interviews

Joe German of Aberdeen, Wash., and Medford, Ore.’s Tom Berry Jr. race against each other on occasion in the Pacific Northwest. German drove 36 hours and 2,000 miles and found himself in the same heat as Berry (the 29th) when Modifieds began qualifying on Wednesday. “One of my crew guys came back to the trailer […]

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Race of Champions qualifying for Modifieds, Stocks today at Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Race of champions heats for Modifieds and Stock Cars and plenty of qualifying races for both divisions are on the Thursday schedule at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The first of five Sunoco Race Fuels RoC heats for the Stock Cars is on the track now […]

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Stone, Jergens to decide pole for Super Nationals Modified main event 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – Californian Paul Stone or home state driver Mike Jergens will start on the pole when the biggest event in dirt track racing goes green Saturday night at Boone Speed­way. Stone ran second the last 19 laps of Wednesday’s first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Modified qualifying feature, […]

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Schmidt scores big in second Stock Car qualifier

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – Jay Schmidt led all but the first lap and held off defending champion Brandon Czarapata in winning Wednesday’s second IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Stock Car qualifying feature at Boone Speedway. Schmidt started fourth and drove by Trent Murphy on the second circuit; after a lap 21 […]

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Gifford takes checkers ahead of Stock Car qualifying drama

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – He wasn’t part of the finish line drama, but Jerry Gifford was the winner of an IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Stock Car qualifying feature that announcer Jerry Vansickel was quick to describe as epic. Gifford led all 25 laps of Wednesday’s first Stock qualifier at Boone […]

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