Two nights of racing highlight Memorial Day weekend at Boone Speedway

Two nights of racing highlight Memorial Day weekend at Boone Speedway

BOONE, Iowa – Weekly racing and a traditional visit by the Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Models are on the card for two nights of racing this weekend at Boone Speedway.

The Speedway Motors IMCA weekly racing season continues Saturday, May 27. IMCA sanctioned Modifieds, Stock Cars, RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods will be in action, along with the Mod Lites.

The pit gate opens at 5:30 p.m. and grandstand at 6, with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:30.

Adult grandstand admission is $15 on Saturday. Students 13-17 are $5 and kids 12 and under are free. Pit passes are $25.

On Monday, May 29, a Memorial Day tradition continues when the Deery Brothers Summer Series headlines the holiday race program.

Touring IMCA Late Models race for $2,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start the Monday, May 29 main event.

Pit gates open at 2 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3 p.m. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $7 for students ages 13-17 and free for kids 12 and under attending with a paid adult. Pit passes are $30.

Thirteen of the previous 45 Deery Series events held at Boone Speedway were Memorial Day specials. Jeff Aikey of Cedar Falls leads all drivers with seven tour victories there, including a string of four straight IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s wins through last September.

Gary Webb of Blue Grass and Ray Guss Jr. of Milan each own four career Deery wins at Boone.

Completing the Monday card are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and track points will be awarded in all three divisions.

More information about the seventh event of the 31st annual series is available from Boone Speedway promoter Robert Lawton at 515 987-1220 and at the website.