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Attention, Friday update 4pm

ATTENTION FRIDAY UPDATE: 4 P.M.: BOONE, Iowa ­- We are officially postponing the Thursday nightSuper Nationals qualifying program to Saturday morning at 9 a.m.  We will tentatively hot lap at 7:30 a.m. for those drivers interested in doing so. We will race the Friday program on Saturday afternoon/evening. We will move the Saturday nightChampionship program to Sunday at 9 a.m.  We will run all race formats in their entirety. The Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational race will be Saturday evening. No events will be canceled and the weather should permit all racing [...]

Hobby, SportMod qualifying to be completed today, two Thursday programs for Modifieds, Stocks

BOONE, Iowa ­– Super Nationals qualifying for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods will be completed today (Wednesday) as soon as weather permits. Fifteen SportMod heats, two SportMod qualifying features and one Hobby Stock qualifying feature were postponed from the Tuesday show at Boone Speedway. There will be no charge for pit or grandstand admission.  Last-chance races for those two divisions will not be held; both will be canceled with the last six spots in each field filled by points.  Wednesday’s program for [...]

Record breaking Wild Rose Casino Prelude to Super Nationals

September 5, 2020 Boone Speedway held its sixth annual Prelude to the Super Nationals on Saturday night, and a record breaking 412 cars came to tune up.  For the first time, the IMCA Sport Compacts were included, joining the Modifieds, Stock Cars, Northern SportMods, and Hobby Stocks. Feature racing kicked off with the 25 lap IMCA Northern SportMod A main.  Guy Ahlwardt, Antioch, California snatched the lead away from track champion Johnathon Logue, who had led from the start, on lap [...]

Season Championship night crowns five track champions

August 29, 2020 It was Season Championship night at the Boone Speedway Saturday.  Five drivers won features in their divisions and five drivers went home with a track championship title.  The top ten in points were locked into the feature, and a dash determined their starting spot for their respective A mains.  Last chance qualifiers in each division for those eleventh on back in season points, filled in the starting field for each class. The first class to hit the track [...]

Laney finds victory lane at Boone, Jerovetz, Ryerson, Nelson, and Stensland also victorious

August 22, 2020 It was Saturday night series #15 at the Boone Speedway with 175 cars checked in for another full night of racing action.  Cody Laney got his first win of the year under his belt in the IMCA Modified class, Troy Jerovetz won a squeaker at the line in the IMCA Stock Cars, and Chad Ryerson won a close one in the IMCA Northern SportMod division.  It was Dylan Nelson making a return visit to the winner's circle [...]

McBirnie posts first Modified victory, Smith and Logue repeat

August 15, 2020 The IMCA Super Nationals are in sight, and the drivers are already prepping for the 38th annual event.  Two hundred twenty-eight cars packed the pits on a night that included an IMCA Sport Compact shakedown along with all of the regular classes. Jake McBirnie would earn his first win in an IMCA Modified, Donavon Smith made it three in a row in the IMCA Stock Cars, and Johnathon Logue repeated his win from last week in the IMCA [...]

Dylan Thornton wins at the wire, Smith and Stensland repeat

August 8, 2020 It was another regular Saturday night series of racing at the Boone Speedway with the IMCA Northern SportMods getting some extra action.  There was an Elmquist Towing top 12 Dash for Cash, and a Walters Sanitary Service Trash Dash for the next 12 heat qualifiers.  A first time winner would emerge from the Modified ranks when Dylan Thornton won by inches at the wire.  Donavon Smith repeated his IMCA Stock Car win from last week, Johnathon Logue [...]

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 [...]

Slight Changes in Weekly Special Events for Boone Speedway

Slight Changes for Boone Speedway due to Covid19   As Boone Speedway gets back into what we would consider “normal” by allowing fans to rejoin on the grandstand side June 6th there were still a few uncertainties left in the air due to Covid19.   The first Super Saturday for May 30th was changed to a weekly show, and the upcoming Hawkeye Challenge set for June 13 will be rescheduled for a later date. Karl Chevrolet Dirt Trucks have also been canceled for [...]

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 [...]

Hofbauer nabs first ever stock car win on opening night at Boone Speedway

The fans were missing at the Boone Speedway on Saturday for the opening night of the 2020 racing season, but the drivers got down to business.  Due to the regulations by the state of Iowa during the Covid-19 pandemic, no spectators were allowed in the grandstands, but drivers were eager to begin their racing season and get back to some sense of normalcy during this unprecedented time. Mike Kennedy took the first checkers of the 2020 racing season, winning the [...]