Author - Joyce Eisele

Shute, Ward and Smith big winners at P1Promotions Challenge and Watermelon Classic

August 1, 2020 It was another special night of racing at the Boone Speedway on Saturday. The draw/redraw night was not only the 6th Annual P1Promotions Modified Challenge but also the Watermelon Classic.  There was extra money on the line in all IMCA classes, plus those infamous watermelons to heat and feature winners. The IMCA Modifieds qualified for the Modified Challenge race through timing, heats, and passing points.  The top twelve then drew for their starting spots for the 15-lap prestigious [...]

Logue bests all in Hawkeye Challenge

July 25, 2020 One of the most unique races in the country took place on Saturday night at the Boone Speedway with the running of the Hawkeye Challenge.  Six divisions of cars, staggered by laps per class, and one over all winner.  This was in addition to the five regular classes of cars running their regular weekly events. The Hawkeye Challenge pitted six divisions of cars, the Modifieds, Stock Cars, Northern SportMods, Hobby Stocks, Mod Lites, and Sprints.  Point leader from [...]

Shryock visits Victory Lane at Boone Speedway

July 18, 2020 A warm and humid night greeted the fans and drivers at the Boone Speedway on Saturday as 170 race cars packed the pits for some racing action.  Veteran racer Kelly Shryock would step into Victory Lane when he took the checkers in the IMCA Modified class.  Devin Smith got a late race victory in the IMCA Stock Car division, and Dusty Lynch made a long awaited return to the winner's circle when he won the IMCA Northern [...]

Havlik and Ryerson celebrate 4th of July wins, Jerovetz and Zehm repeat

July 4, 2020 Racers and fans alike celebrated the 4th of July at the Boone Speedway Saturday night.  Two drivers would get their first wins of the season, Randy Havlik in the IMCA Modifieds, and Chad Ryerson won in the IMCA Northern SportMods.  Troy Jerovetz snagged his third IMCA Stock Car win, and Bryan Zehm scored his second win of the season in the Mod Lites.  The Independence Day spectacular also included a roll over contest, leap of death, and [...]

Super Saturday wins to Roberts and Logue

June 27, 2020 The Boone Speedway held its first Super Saturday of the 2020 season Saturday night.  Nick Roberts took home the $1,000 prize in the Snap-On-Tools IMCA Modified class as well as securing a berth on the IMCA Super Nationals All-Star Invitational ballot.  Extra money was also on the line for the Elmquist IMCA Northern SportMods, and it was Johnathon Logue taking home that $750 prize. Donavon Smith won his second Arnold Motor Supply IMCA Stock Car feature of [...]

Jerovetz and Knutson go back-to-back, Gustin and Kaplan get first wins of the season

June 20, 2020 It was another Saturday Night Series of weekly points racing at the Boone Speedway. Two drivers, Troy Jerovetz in the Arnold Motor Supply IMCA Stock Cars, and Eric Knutson in the Pickett Salvage IMCA Hobby Stocks made it two in a row, and Jimmy Gustin, defending track champion saw victory lane for the first time this season, when he won the Snap-On-Tools IMCA Modified feature.  Austin Kaplan won the Elmquist Towing IMCA Northern SportMod feature, after a [...]

Smith goes back-to-back in SportMods, “RT”, Jerovetz, Knutson and Zehm also take checkers

June 13, 2020 The race cars were not the first to hit the track at Boone Speedway on Saturday night. It was the Boone High School Class of 2020 that got to parade down the frontstretch and take the checkered flag first.  When regular racing began it was Doug Smith winning for the second week in a row in the IMCA Elmquist Towing Northern SportMods.  Ricky Thornton, Jr. won the IMCA Snap-On-Tools Modified feature, and Troy Jerovetz won the IMCA [...]

Brown, Smith, Smith, Hidlebaugh, and Brown win…with fans in the stands

June 6, 2020 Fans were finally allowed back in the grandstands Saturday night at the Boone Speedway for the first time this season.  Not only the fans were happy about this, but so were the drivers.  More than one winning driver expressed in Victory Lane just how much the fans being there meant to them. Kyle Brown was impressive in taking the Snap-On Tools IMCA Modified victory.  Two Smith brothers prevailed again this week, Donavon claiming the Arnold Motor Supply IMCA [...]

Nelson repeats in Hobby Stock class, Sauerman, Schmidt, Sachau and Huggins also post wins

May 30, 2020 Boone Speedway saw another big car count for its Saturday night racing program with 199 race cars checked into the pits.  Dylan Nelson repeated his win from last week in the IMCA Pickett Salvage Hobby Stock division.  Cory Sauerman took home the victory in the IMCA Snap-On Tools Modified contest, and it was Jay Schmidt making a last lap pass for the win in the IMCA Arnold Motor Supply Stock Car division.  Jake Sachau took the win [...]

Johnson, Smith, Smith, Nelson and Forster top huge field of cars to win their divisions at Boone Speedway

A huge field of 234 cars checked into the Boone Speedway on Saturday night which included a Corn Belt Nationals Series race for the Mod Lite division.  A West Coast driver, Zac Forster would take home that crown for the night.  Minnesota racer Aaron Johnson swept to the win in the final circuit in the IMCA Snap-On Tools Modified class.  Devin Smith topped the IMCA Arnold Motor Supply's IMCA Stock Cars, while brother Doug Smith took the checkers in [...]