Author - Joyce Eisele

Four in a row for Thornton

May 19, 2018 Mother Nature did not win this one from Boone Speedway on Saturday night.  The earlier rain did delay start time by about 45 minutes, but from then on, it was racing as usual.  Travis Stensland won the Mod Lite feature, Keith Burg took his first ever win in the IMCA Hobby Stock division, Mike Houseman won his second IMCA RaceSaver Sprint feature, and Johnathon Logue was victorious in the IMCA Northern SportMod class.  The IMCA Stock Car [...]

Thornton three-peats, Nelson repeats, and Smith brothers go to victory lane

May 12, 2018 It was a chilly, windy, damp Saturday night at the Boone Speedway, but the racing action was hot, with 150 drivers checked into the pits.  Ricky Thornton, Jr. made it three in a row in the IMCA Modified class, and two Smith brothers took wins in the IMCA Stock Car and IMCA Northern SportMod divisions.  Dylan Nelson repeated his win from last week in the IMCA Hobby Stocks, Mike Moore scored his second win of the season [...]

Thornton takes Super Saturday Cinco De Mayo Mod Madness win

May 5, 2018 Boone Speedway held the first of it's Super Saturday shows with the IMCA Modifieds vying for the $1,000 prize, and the IMCA Hobby Stocks the chosen class with $500 on the line.  The IMCA Stock Cars, Northern SportMods, RaceSaver Sprint Cars, and the Mod Lites were also in competition.  Ricky Thornton, Jr. took the top prize in the Modified main event, while it was Jeff Mueller taking the checkers in the Stock Car class.  Tyler Inman got [...]

Thornton, Spaw, Luellen, Burg, Moore and Stensland win at Boone

April 28, 2018 One hundred sixty-one race cars packed the pits at Boone on Saturday night for their second weekly show of 2018. Ricky Thornton, Jr. won a thrill packed IMCA Modified feature, Johnny Spaw took the win in the IMCA Stock Car class,  and Austin Luellen repeated his win from last week in the IMCA Northern SportMod A main.  Andrew Burg was victorious in the IMCA Hobby Stock main event, it was Mike Moore taking the checkers in the [...]

Gustin, Murphy, Luellen, Stanton, and Bryan, opening night winners

April 21, 2018 Boone Speedway finally got the first race of the season in the books on Saturday night, after fighting Mother Nature for weeks. The pits were filled with 157 race cars in the divisions that began their points chase.  Jimmy Gustin looked dominate in taking the win in the IMCA Modified class, Trent Murphy held off a late race threat to win the IMCA Stock Car feature, and Eric Stanton got back to his winning ways in the [...]

Prelude wins to VanGenderen, Murphy, Lamberies, and VanLaningham

September 2, 2017 Boone Speedway held it's third annual Prelude to the Super Nationals on Saturday night as well as celebrating 50 years of racing at the track.  Many former racers were on hand as well as cars on display and memorabilia from days gone by.  The racing was top notch as well, with 287 cars racing on the night.  Track champion Mike VanGenderen took the IMCA Modified feature, Trent Murphy captured the IMCA Stock Car victory, Lucas Lamberies took [...]

50th Anniversary Celebration, Racer’s Reunion and Prelude to Super Nationals

August 31, 2017 This Saturday, September 2, the Boone Speedway will be celebrating 50 years of racing at Iowa's Action Track.  Join in the festivities as former racers will be on hand to meet and greet.  Many former Boone Grand National Champions will be in attendance, as well as former Super Nationals Champions. Restored race cars will be on display in the Fan Zone south of the grandstand, as well as two cars that depict the evolution of the IMCA [...]

Mother Nature wins on Season Championship night

August 26, 2017 The features were all set for season championship night at the Boone Speedway on Saturday.  The first feature, the Mod Lites, was called to the front stretch for driver introductions...and then Mother Nature played her card.  The races were called and the season championship night will not be made up. The track champions are: Mike VanGenderen in the IMCA Modified class for the second year in a row, Donavon Smith goes back to back in the IMCA Stock [...]

First time visits to victory lane for Ward, Gustoff and Janssen

August 19, 2017 A big crowd came out to the Boone Speedway on Saturday night.  They saw 141 cars compete, three first time winners emerged, and 36 youngsters went home with free bicycles. Tim Ward captured his first ever Boone win in the Modified division,  and rookie Stock Car competitor, Cody Gustoff, won for the first time this year.  Seth Janssen saw victory lane for the first time this season in the Hobby Stocks, while Jake McBirnie repeated in the SportMod [...]

Dickerson, Rose, and Smith post first victories, Wirtz and Zehm repeat

August 12, 2017 There were three new winners at the Boone Speedway on Saturday night, while two classes saw returning winners.  Russ Dickerson joined the ranks of first time winners when he scored the IMCA Modified victory.  Devin Smith beat out his brother Donavon to score his first IMCA Stock car win.  Cory Rose also visited victory lane for the first time this year by winning the IMCA Northern Sport Mod main event.  Shaun Wirtz saw the winner's circle for [...]