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Ruter, Aikey ace Modified qualifiers at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 6) – A Modified veteran and a driver who made a name for himself in another division won rescheduled qualifying features Thursday at Boone Speedway. Ryan Ruter caught Ethan Dotson eight laps in and led to the end of the first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualifier while Jeff Aikey, the winner of a record six Super Nationals championships and a 20-time qualifier for the Late Model main event at Boone, led all but [...]

What’s already been a pretty good season for Mitchell Hunt got even better early Thursday afternoon.

Hunt ran fourth in the second of two rescheduled Modified qualifying features to earn his career-first start in the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s main event.  “This is pretty much what I’ve dreamed about since I was little,” said Hunt, 19 years old, from Greenville, Mich., and grandson of 1998 Super Nationals qualifier Jerry Pace. “Our season has already been phenomenal. This is amazing.”  A regular at I-96 Speedway and Crystal Motor Speedway, Hunt made his first trip [...]

Murty, Schmidt score Wednesday Stock Car qualifiers

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – The flag-to-flag runs in Wednesday night IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualifying features put Damon Murty and Jay Schmidt in victory lane. Murty topped the first 25-lapper for his career 13th Stock Car main event berth; Schmidt won the nightcap and will make his 14th career Saturday night start. They’ll square off in a Thursday Rochambeau session to determine who starts on the pole.  Todd Reitzler challenged Murty to midway. Fifteenth starting Derek [...]

Deery portion of Thursday Super Nationals show is canceled 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 6) – The IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Deery Brothers Summer Series event rescheduled from Monday to Thursday has now been canceled.  “With the rain earlier this week, there’s just no dry spot left in the pit area. We’ve waited as long as we can for the grounds to dry and drain, and it’s just not happening,” explained IMCA President Brett Root. “The Boone Speedway property cannot hold any more race car haulers and [...]

Former champion Smith is qualifying feature winner

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – The 2016 Northern SportMod champion begins his drive for a bookend IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s trophy from the outside of the front row Saturday night. Doug Smith reeled in longtime leader Chad Briese on the 18th of 25 laps and edged away from the rest of the field for the Wednesday qualifying feature victory. Briese held on for second. Lining up behind the front pair in the big show will be third [...]

Kohl convincing in qualifying feature win

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – A regular in the main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nation­als fueled by Casey’s will make his career seventh Saturday night start from the front of the out­side row.  Jason Kohl raced from eighth starting to the lead on just the sixth of 25 laps in winning the qualify­ing feature postponed from Tuesday. He dueled with Eric Stanton, who exited with a flat tire, before winning in front of Brandon Cox. Rounding out the [...]

Tuesday program to be completed, Stock Cars qualify tonight at Boone 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – With the rain ending, track preparation will be starting on the racing surface at Boone Speedway Wednesday afternoon. Approximately three hours will be needed to get the track race-ready.  Tuesday’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program will be completed first, with Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock qualifying features and race of champions heats for both divisions.  The complete Stock Car program will follow immediately, with the scheduled Modified program moved to Thursday beginning [...]

Mike Lineberry

Mike Lineberry was the hard charger in his first trip this season to Boone Speedway. He’d like to qualify for the Modified main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s in his second. From Fremont, Neb., Lineberry isn’t sure how many times he’s raced at Super Nationals … it’s somewhere between eight and 10 … and like all drivers, taking the green in the Saturday show would be a career highlight. “Super Nationals is a good time. You [...]

Chapman conquers SportMod qualifier

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Ben Chapman beat the rain and beat the rest of the Northern SportMod field to win a front row starting spot at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Chapman topped the Tuesday qualifier cut a lap short by rain and will start at the front of the middle row in Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway. He’d worked his way up from seventh starting and into the lead on the ninth of 25 [...]

Hobby, SportMod qualifying features, RoC heats will be Wednesday morning

BOONE, Iowa – Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod qualifying features, as well as race of champi­ons heats for both divisions rained out Tuesday at Boone Speedway will now be made up at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. When qualifying features are completed, points will be tabulated and the top six drivers not quali­fied will be added to complete the starting fields for Saturday main events at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The scheduled ‘B’ mains for both [...]