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Aikey adds to IMCA Super Nationals legacy with Modified championship

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – A driver who’s made plenty of IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s history made even more Saturday night. Jeff Aikey, a six-time Late Model champion at America’s Racin’ Vacation, started on the pole and led all 40 laps of the Modified main event at Boone Speedway. He’s the fourth driver to win Super Nationals crowns in multiple divisions and just the second to earn Late Model and Modified titles, joining Kevin Pittman in that [...]

Veronica Anderson

While drivers are living out their dreams on the track at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, Veronica Anderson is living out her dream in tech. The 19-year-old daughter of Late Model Director Randy Anderson has worked full-time as part of Executive Director of Competition Dave Brenn’s crew at Boone Speedway this week, doing everything from checking safety gear, carburetors, and ignition boxes to pulling mud plugs. “I’d love to do this every year,” said Anderson, a graduate [...]

Shawn Wagner will go dancing for the second time of his career after winning Friday’s second Stock Car qualifying feature at Super Nationals. (Photo by Tom Macht, www.photofinishphotos.com)   Friday Stock Car qualifiers go to Strickler, Wagner BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Kyle Strickler and Shawn Wagner were Friday Stock Car qualifying fea­ture winners Friday at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey's.  Strickler, twice a Super Nationals Modified champion, made his first start in the division in a loaner from [...]

Friday qualifiers send drivers from six states to outside row of Modified main event 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – A parade of states raced its way into the main event in Friday night Modi­fied qualifying features at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Drew Armstrong, Kyle Brown, Peyton Taylor and Grey Ferrando made up the top four finishers in the first qualifier at Boone Speedway while Jason Wolla, Nick Roberts, Anthony Roth and Tyler Sutton advanced from the nightcap. Those drivers will line up on the outside row and represent Arkansas, Iowa, [...]

Marriott adds Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational to resume of IMCA Modified wins

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – A driver with an IMCA Modified resume already filled with big wins raced to his biggest Friday night at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Hunter Marriott topped the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, leading the last six laps en route to a $1,150 payday. He’d reeled in race-long leader Joel Rust, who saw an otherwise stellar run end with late contact with a lapped car.  “We’ve had a lot of big wins but [...]

Chaz Baca

You’ll be seeing a lot of Chaz Baca this weekend at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The IMCA Modified driver from Mesa, Ariz., made the trip to Boone Speedway knowing he’d start the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational. On Thursday, he qualified for the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions, then made the starting grid for Saturday’s main event by running fourth in his qualifying feature. “I never doubted something like this could happen. I just didn’t think it [...]

Vanover, Spaw check out on Stock Car foes

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 6) – Kyle Vanover and Johnny Spaw both made sure the race was for second Thursday at Boone Speedway. Vanover led all 25 laps in winning the first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Stock Car qualifying feature and Spaw more than matched that impressive run in the second.  The top four drivers in each feature advance to the middle row of Saturday’s main event. Twelfth starting Jeff Tubbs, 15th starting Jeff Mueller and 16th starting Jason [...]

Luellen, Marriott motor to Modified qualifying feature wins 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 6) – Clint Luellen led every lap while Hunter Marriott needed most of his feature in winning IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Modified qualifiers Thursday night. Luellen, the 2015 Northern SportMod champion, had the field covered from the get-go in the opener at Boone Speedway. Cautions at midway – that yellow took Oregon contender Collen Winebarger, piloting one of the fastest cars on the track, out of contention – and again on lap 20 [...]

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 [...]

Super Nationals under rain delay

  BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 4) – Tonight’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s program at Boone Speedway is under rain delay.  A decision on continuing Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod qualifying and the Sport Compact program will be announced at 10 p.m.  Regardless of the decision, all Hobby Stocks and SportMods will be required to vacate the pit area this evening.   

Rudolf slays qualifying feature foes

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 3) – His dominating run at the front of the Monday night qualifying feature field put Chase Rudolf on the pole for the Northern SportMod main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.  Rudolf led every lap, mastering lapped traffic much of the second half of the 25-lapper. The rest of the top eight finishers lining up behind him on the inside row will be Chad Ryerson, 2014 champion Johnathon Logue, Brayton Carter, Joe [...]