Author - Dan Engledow

Matt Olson

Olson scores another pole start with second win at Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Matt Olson led all 25 laps of the first Hobby Stock qualifying feature Monday at Boone Speedway.  As a result, he’ll start on the pole for a second race on championship night Saturday at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Olson, the pride of Franklin, Minn., ran ahead of Eric Stanton past midway, before three-time Super Nationals champion Shannon Anderson took over the runner-up spot. Anderson, from Des Moines, had made his way up from [...]

Monday Results

Monday, September 4, 2017 Results Hobby Stock Race of Champions Heat 01 --  1. Matt Olson, Franklin, Minn.; 2. Jeff Ware, Columbus, Neb.; 3. Dustin Graham, Boone; 4. Cody Nielsen, Spencer; 5. Craig Clift, Sioux City; 6. Allsion Pierce, Corning, N.Y.. Heat 02 --  1. Adam Armstrong, Beatrice, Neb.; 2. Chanse Hollatz, Clear Lake; 3. Andrew Burg, Carlisle; 4. Nathan Ballard, Marengo; 5. Austin Brauner, Platte Center, Neb.; 6. Daniel Smith, Lake City. Heat 03 --  1. Shannon Anderson, Des Moines; 2. Leah Wroten, Independence; [...]


Long tow from NY

Long tow Allison Pierce made the 970-mile trip from Corning, N.Y., to make her Super Nationals debut during the Labor Day program. A rookie in the sanctioned Hobby Stock division, she brought 11 years of racing experience into the IMCA class, in go-karts, front wheel drives and street stocks. “We decided to come to Super Nationals at the beginning of the year. My dad came out with Brad Smith last year and they had a lot of fun,” Pierce said. “This [...]

Sampson Brothers

Veteran Brothers

Brothers Malik and Keeran Sampson are both Super Nationals veterans, Malik as a driver, Keeran as a spectator.  This year, both Worthington, Minn., hotshoes are running for starting spots in Saturday’s big Hobby Stock dance. Malik has qualified for the main event in three of his four previous trips to Boone, with a career best finish of seventh last year.  “I like the atmosphere here. Super Nationals is fun and it’s challenging. I start to get nervous about three weeks beforehand,” he [...]

Green flag flies for Super Nationals XXXV

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Hot laps are underway on the first day of the 35th annual IMCA Speed­way Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  The Labor Day program at Boone Speedway begins with qualifying heats for the Stephenville Starter Race of Champions for the Hobby Stocks and BSB Manufacturing Race of Champions for Northern SportMods. Qualifiers for both RoC’s will head to the fan zone to determine where they’ll start in their respective Saturday event.  The starting fields for two [...]

Monday order of Events

Schedule is subject to change as needed!   HOBBY STOCK, NORTHERN SPORTMOD HOT LAPS – 1 pm TRACK PREP DRIVERS MEETING – 1:30 pm FIRST RACE – 2 pm   MODIFIED HOT LAPS (0 to 20) 5 – HOBBY STOCK ROC HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Hobby Stock RoC Qualifiers to Fan Zone)   MODIFIED HOT LAPS (21 to 40) 5 – NORTHERN SPORTMOD ROC HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Northern SportMod RoC Qualifiers to Fan Zone)   MODIFIED HOT LAPS (41 to 60) 7 – HOBBY STOCK HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP   MODIFIED HOT LAPS [...]

IMCA sponsors fill Manufacturers’ Row at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – Nearly 40 vendors will be represented on Manufacturers’ Row during the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. IMCA sponsors will offer a wide range of high performance products for use during the week of Sept. 4-9. They’ll also display a variety of new products being introduced and legal for use in IMCA competition in 2018. Manufacturers’ Row will be located in the northeast corner of the speedway grounds and open from approximately 9 a.m.-5 p.m. [...]

Biggest dirt track event on the planet has super-sized purse 

BOONE, Iowa – A super-sized purse will be paid to competitors in the biggest dirt track event on the planet, the Sept. 4-9 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s The 900-plus drivers coming to Boone Speedway from coast to coast and border to border, as well as Canada, earn shares of a purse nearing $300,000. Another $60,000 or so in contingency awards is at stake so there is no question the 35th annual version of America’s Racin’ Vacation will [...]

Fan Zone continues to be center of off-track activities during week of Super Nationals

      BOONE, Iowa – When attention turns from the race track, fans will have plenty to see and do through­out the week of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.       Located south of the main grandstands at Boone Speedway, the Fan Zone will be the location for nu­merous events each day of America’s Racin’ Vacation Sept. 4-9.       Card games to determine the starting grid for Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock race of champi­ons events will be held [...]