2017.08.09 Saturday

Richie Gustin

Richie Gustin reigns again at Super Nationals 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 9) – After finishing second in his qualifying feature on Friday night, Richie Gustin figured he had a pretty good chance to win Saturday’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Modified main event.  He was right.  The 2011 Super Nationals champion, Gustin passed 2007 winner Todd Shute to get to the front of the 40-lap headliner, then outran defending champion Ricky Thornton Jr. in taking the Boone Speedway checkers.  “I felt like we had a pretty good race [...]

Saturday Roundup

Kyle Strickler starts his bid to complete the Super Nationals triple crown from inside row one. Already a Super Nationals champion and winner of the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, Strickler drew the ace to earn the pole start in Saturday’s Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions. Mike Jergens is on the outside of the front row and two-time race winner Dustin Smith lines up third.  Starting fourth through 12th will be Josh Ruby, Todd Shute, Ryan McDaniel, Bob Moore, Vern Jackson, [...]

Todd Shute

Shute, Thornton lead parade of champions

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Qualifying feature winners Todd Shute and Ricky Thornton Jr. were two of the four Modified drivers with IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s champion­ships already on their resumes who punched tickets to 2017’s big dance Friday night. 2007 champion Shute of Des Moines topped the first qualifier at Boone Speedway while defend­ing king Thornton of Chandler, Ariz., outran 2011 champ Richie Gustin of Gilman in the second show. 2009 champion Randy Havlik of [...]

Saturday Schedule of Events

DRIVERS MEETING – 1:45 pm PRE-RACE CEREMONY – 2 pm             Stock Car RoC Card Game in Fan Zone             Modified RoC Card Game in Fan Zone             Northern SportMod Best Appearing Car presentation             Modified Best Appearing Car presentation FIRST RACE – 3 pm HOBBY STOCK ROC HOT LAPS 5 – MODIFIED LAST CHANCE HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP (Friday Stock Car Top 8 to Fan Zone) SPORTMOD ROC HOT LAPS 5 – MODIFIED LAST CHANCE HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP (Friday Modified Top 8 to Fan Zone) STOCK CAR [...]

Top drivers in four divisions featured in races of champions at Super Nationals

BOONE, Iowa – A season’s worth of bragging rights are on the line Saturday, Sept. 9, when race of champions winners take their turn on stage at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The winner of the 29th annual Harris Auto Racing Modified Race of Champions earns $1,000 while $500 is the top prize in the 17th annual Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars.  Both the BSB Manufacturing Race of Champions for Northern SportMods and [...]

Four Super Nationals champions get new engines

      BOONE, Iowa – Four champions crowned at the 35th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will leave Boone Speedway with more than their place in dirt track racing history secured.       Each of the main event winners on Saturday, Sept. 9 receives a new engine from Karl Perfor­mance or Karl Chevrolet as well.       Modified, Northern SportMod or Hobby Stock champions who win titles with crate motors receive a new GM 604 or 602 crate from Karl [...]

IMCA focused on best event in Super Nationals history

         BOONE, Iowa – Drivers and fans won’t see a lot of changes in the facility or the format when they pull into Boone Speedway for the Sept. 4-9 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.          And IMCA President Brett Root believes that’s a good thing.           “There are no race night changes. There were no major changes to the speedway since last year’s Super Nationals. This year we can focus on logistics and putting on the best event [...]

2017 Super Nationals

Warrior nominations sought for honorary starters of last-chance Super Nationals Modified features

BOONE, Iowa – IMCA drivers and fans are asked to Nominate A Warrior as an honorary starter for each of the three last-chance Modified features on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Current or former service members are eligible; letters or emails of nomination should be 500 words or less and tell about the nominee and their service to our country.  Nominations should be directed to Marketing Director Kevin Yoder at the IMCA home [...]

2017 Super Nationals

Super Nationals pre-registration begins

BOONE, Iowa – Pre-registration for the biggest event in all of dirt track racing is underway. Entry forms for the 35th annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, to be held Sept. 4-9 at Boone Speedway, are now posted on both the IMCA (www.imca.com) and track (www.raceboone.com) websites. Pit stall applications are also posted on both sites. Drivers must have 2017 competitor’s licenses and have completed the pre-registration process before they can reserve pit spots. Entry fees, if paid before [...]