Author - Joyce Eisele

Prelude to Super Nationals wins to Rust, Shryock, Logue, and Watson

August 31, 2019 A whopping 323 cars checked in to the Boone Speedway for the running of the Wild Rose Casino and Resort Prelude to the Super Nationals on Saturday night.  Cars from across the U.S., Canada, and Australia came to test the waters prior to the start of the upcoming 37th running of the IMCA Super Nationals starting on Labor Day Monday, September 2.  Despite the many out of area drivers, local racers captured the wins in all four [...]

Rust, Smith, Logue, Watson, and Kennedy take checkers on season championship night

August 24, 2019 The regular racing season came to a close on Saturday night at the Boone Speedway, with season championship night.  Five track champions were also crowned in the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Northern SportMods, IMCA Hobby Stocks, and the Mod Lite classes. The drivers that had perfect attendance at the track were locked into their feature events, with Last Chance Qualifiers run to complete their starting lineups. Driver introductions were made on the frontstretch allowing fans to [...]

Gustin and McBirnie win at the wire, Schmidt, VanCannon and Brown also take checkers

August 17, 2019 It was another Harris Auto Racing regular Saturday Series of racing at the Boone Speedway on Saturday night.  One hundred seventy race cars were on hand, providing the fans with a full night of exciting racing action.  The IMCA Modified feature came right down to the wire, with Jimmy Gustin taking home the victory.  Jay Schmidt captured the IMCA Stock Car feature, and it was Jake McBirnie going from last to first in the IMCA Northern SportMod [...]

First time wins to Pickett, Klosterman and Bunch….Ward, McBirnie and Stensland repeat

August 10, 2019 The pits were packed with 186 cars Saturday on Elmquist Towing night at the Boone Speedway. This included fourteen two-person Cruiser cars that were competing for the coveted Tag Team trophy belts. The team of Donny Mason and Carl Agan continued their win streak, taking home the win and the belts. The IMCA Sport Compacts ran on Saturday night for the first time this year, getting tuned up for their upcoming run at the 37th Annual Super Nationals.  [...]

Multiple winners at Super Saturday/TiLUBE Challenge and Watermelon Classic night

August 3, 2019 It was a Super Saturday at the Boone Speedway for sure as there was a lot going on.  Super Saturday found the IMCA Modifieds going for $1,000 to win their feature. They were also vying for a chance at the TiLUBE Challenge paying another $1,000 to the winner, and a second chance race paid $500.  The IMCA Northern SportMods had a chance at $750 for a lucky draw finishing position, and the IMCA Stock Cars were sponsored [...]

Hawkeye Challenge win goes to Donavon Smith, Mike Houseman is RaceSaver Sprint track champion

July 27, 2019 It was a blast from the past on Saturday night at the Boone Speedway when the Hawkeye Challenge returned.  It was also the RaceSaver Sprint Season Championship, along with the other regular weekly classes in competition. The Hawkeye Challenge pitted four drivers from each of the six classes taking to the track at one time.  This event was previously held from 1987-1993.  Each class point leader was locked into the feature, with the other three qualifying through a [...]

Victory Lane visits for Gustin, Richards, Patava, Wirtz, Urman, Huggins and Kilwine

July 13, 2019 It was a packed full night of racing at the Boone Speedway on Saturday with all regular classes in competition and the added bonus of having the Outlaw Mini Mods joining the program. Jimmy Gustin made it two in a row by taking the Snap-on Tools IMCA Modified feature and Rod Richards returned to the winner's circle in the Arnold Motor Supply IMCA Stock Cars.  Brandon Patava got his first ever win at Boone under his belt when [...]

Gustin goes to Victory Lane, along with Smith, Jerovetz, McBirnie, Smith, Thorpe and Stensland

July 6, 2019 It was a full night of racing, plus chills, thrills, and fireworks at the Boone Speedway on Saturday night. The portion of the Eve of Destruction that was washed out on the 4th of July was completed including thrill stunts by Dr. Danger and a roll over contest. Jimmy Gustin found Victory Lane in the IMCA Modified class, Donavon Smith won the IMCA Stock Car make up feature from July 4, and Troy Jerovetz won the Saturday [...]

Logue and Urman nab first wins, Thornton, Daniels, Knutson and Glick repeat

June 29, 2019 The racing action was as hot as the temperatures at Boone Speedway for another Super Saturday night of racing with a draw/redraw format for the featured Modifieds and their $1,000 pay day, and the Stock Cars were vying for $750.  Ricky Thornton, Jr. in the IMCA Modifieds, Josh Daniels in the IMCA Stock Cars, and Joe Glick in the MADCRA Mod Lites all repeated their wins from last week.  Eric Knutson went back to Victory Lane for [...]

Thornton goes from last to first in Modified win

June 22, 2019 Boone Speedway won the race against Mother Nature on Saturday night, getting its entire program completed before the rains came.  Ricky Thornton, Jr. wowed the crowd by going from last to first in the IMCA Modified feature.  It was Josh Daniels taking the honors in the IMCA Stock Cars. Jake McBirnie returned to Victory Lane in the IMCA Northern SportMod class. Mike Houseman also made a return visit to the winner's circle by taking the checkers in [...]