2017.08.07 Thursday

Todd Inman

Inman races from flat to first 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – It’s been a few years, but Todd Inman proved he could wheel his way to vic­tory lane at Boone Speedway and the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Ca­sey’s. Inman, from Ankeny, restarted at the back of the field after cutting a tire on the first lap of Thurs­day’s first Stock Car qualifying feature. He steadily worked his way toward the front and into the top three during a long green flag run, took over the [...]

Jimmy Gustin

Gustin, Dripps are super in Thursday Modified qualifiers

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Two Modified drivers who definitely know their way around Boone Speed­way won IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s qualifying features Thursday night. 2010 champion Jimmy Gustin of Marshalltown led all 25 times around the track in the first quali­fier, which ran green to checkers after a caution on the initial start. Reinbeck’s Corey Dripps caught Jonathan Snyder for the lead on lap 17 in the nightcap, then held off Kelly Shryock of Fer­tile following [...]

Todd Cooney

Deery Series checkers give Cooney his career third Super Nationals crown 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Todd Cooney’s fortunes turned around again Thursday night, at a race track that hasn’t always treated him well. Cooney led all 50 laps of the Deery Brothers Summer Series main event at Boone Speedway, earning $3,110 along with his career third IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s Late Model championship.  “Tonight was unbelievable. We had a yellow with about 20 to go and I looked up at the leader board and thought I had a [...]

Weekly tracks represented

Drivers who support their weekly track(s) are well represented in starting fields for both Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod main events. The same goes for Wednesday night qualifiers for both the Modified and Stock Car main events.  Hobby Stock drivers had a combined 759 starts, the Northern SportMod drivers 749. Totals for first-night Modified and Stock Car qualifiers were 202 and 205, respectively. “The weekly racer has always been and will always been the focus of this organization,” IMCA President Brett [...]

Eric Tomlinson

Eric Tomlinson

Eric Tomlinson will look to regain the momentum be brought from Texas to Super Nationals when Modified qualifying resumes tonight. The Waco hotshoe capped off his run to the Heart O’ Texas track title with the win on champion­ship night at his hometown track.  “We let a good race get away (on Wednesday) when we pulled off after half a lap after starting outside front row,” he said. “But we have more chances.”  Tomlinson won three times at HO’T, racing with the likes [...]

Nick Meyer

Nick Meyer

To borrow from the intro to Wide World of Sports, Nick Meyer’s season has ranged from the ag­ony of two wrecked race cars to the thrill of qualifying for the Super Nationals Modified main event. In just his 16th night in the car he bought midway through the year, Meyer ran second to veteran Ricky Stephan in Wednesday’s first qualifying feature at Boone Speedway.  “We met and exceeded all our goals and it was only he first day of qualifying,” said the [...]

Deery Series headlines Thursday Super Nationals schedule

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 7) – Cayden Carter looks to make history on Thursday, night four of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s, while Jeff Aikey looks to add to his legacy.  The Deery Brothers Summer Series headlines the program at Boone Speedway this evening. Al­ready qualified for Modified and Stock Car main events, Carter looks to qualify for a third champion­ship event by making the Late Model grid.  Aikey, meanwhile, aims to run his record string of Late [...]

Thursday Schedule of Events

SUBJECT TO CHANGE   DRIVERS MEETING – 1 pm TRACK PREP (Best Appearing Modifieds on display in Fan Zone) FIRST RACE – 2 pm 10 – STOCK CAR HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP 10 – STOCK CAR HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Wednesday Modified Top 8 Qualifiers to Fan Zone) 10 – MODIFIED HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP 10 – MODIFIED HEATS (8 laps) TRACK PREP (Wednesday Stock Car Top 8 Qualifiers to Fan Zone) LATE MODEL HOT LAPS 2 - STOCK CAR B’s (8 laps) 4 – LATE MODEL HEATS (10 laps) TRACK PREP [...]

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 [...]