Engine Auction

Engine auction adds $18,200 to Saturday Super Nationals purse

  BOONE, Iowa – The post-race auction of Saturday champions’ engines at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s added $18,200 to the purse paid out to other drivers in those four divisions. Modified champion Ricky Thornton Jr.’s engine sold for $6,500 so each of the other 32 drivers starting that event receives $203.13. The engine that put Elijah Zevenbergen on top of the Stock Car podium sold for $6,000. The other 29 drivers in that division receive an additional [...]

Hope for the Warriors

  Travis Hanson (at left), senior director of sports and recreation for Hope for the Warriors, accepted the donation of $5,000 from Casey’s General Store and IMCA during pre-race ceremonies at Super Nationals. Casey’s, presenting sponsor for Super Nationals, gives $10 for each heat winner during the week and IMCA matches that donation; funds raised are used to assist post-9/11 service members, their families and families of the fallen. Presenting the check was IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. (Photo by [...]

Thornton’s third Saturday win at Super Nationals is biggest of IMCA career 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 10) – Ricky Thornton Jr. rated his third win of the day Saturday at Boone Speed­way as the biggest of his IMCA Modified career. After racing from 30th to first to win his IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s qualifying feature and start on the front of the outside row of the main event, Thornton won the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions. He finished third behind Jimmy Gustin and Jeremy Mills in the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational, [...]