Bald Tire Bash, Racing for Autism, Kids’ Backpack Night headline August 7

Only three nights remain on the 2022 schedule for Benton County Speedway and each provide something extra.Perhaps the biggest of the three nights is the August 7 program that, in addition to IMCA weekly racing, features Racing for Autism, Kids’ Backpack Night and the first of its kind Bald Tire Bash for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Vermedahl Logistics.

Nezworski nabs IMCA Late Model checkers at Benton County Speedway

Andy Nezworski topped the IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature during the division’s special appearance Sunday at Benton County Speedway. (Photo by Jim Wittke) VINTON, Iowa (July 24) - Andy Nezworski made the most of the lone appearance for the IMCA Sunoco Late Models this season at Benton County Speedway.The southeast Iowa racer ran down race-long leader Dalton Simonsen and stole the lead with two laps remaining to take the thrilling win on the quarter-mile.From his pole position start, Simonsen rocketed into the lead and quickly pulled way from the pack while Nezworski battled Bobby Hansen over numerous laps for second.

United States Racing Association Results 7/21/22

OFFICIAL RESULTSUnited States Racing AssociationSummit USRA Weekly Racing SeriesFayette County Speedway, West Union, IowaThursday, July 21, 2022Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver and hometown.USRA TUNERSHeat #1:1. (2) 90 Robert Rundle, Walker, Iowa2. (5) 35 Brad Stahl, Castalia, Iowa3. (7) 95 Logan Clausen, Atkins, Iowa4.

IMCA Late Model Super Sunday this weekend at Benton County Speedway

Late Model fans have their Sunday covered this weekend at Benton County Speedway.IMCA Sunoco Late Models will compete for a $1,000 winner’s share in their lone appearance of the season July 24 during Super Sunday action at The Bullring, presented by Midwest Buildings Inc. and Christie Door Company.Previous scheduled appearances for the division this season were weathered out, making this Sunday the one chance this year to see Late Models in action on the quarter-mile.

Hilmer, Kimm, Schmitz highlight night of firsts at Benton County Speedway

Brady Hilmer raced to the first Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod feature win of his career Sunday night at Benton County Speedway. (Photo by Jim Wittke) It was a memorable Sunday night for a trio of drivers at Benton County Speedway.Brady Hilmer, Michael Kimm and Steven Schmitz earned the first wins of their careers in their respective divisions at The Bullring.Hilmer took the lead at the drop of the green in the main event for the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company.

Weekly racing, AIRS, nickel scramble on tap Sunday at The Bullring

Weekly points battles resume this Sunday, July 17, at Benton County Speedway.Along with a full slate of IMCA weekly racing, the American Iron Racing Series (A.I.R.S.) will be making its second appearance of the season at The Bullring, plus a nickel scramble is scheduled at intermission for the kids in attendance. More than 12,000 nickels have already been donated for the Lil’ Racer Car Club event.

VU Golf Tournament! Sign up today!

The Vinton Unlimited Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 15th, 2022 at the Vinton Country Club. All are welcome! Tee time is at 4:00 p.m.$25 per GolferTo sign up, email vintonia.orgOr Call: 319-472-3955Click to register.

VanWyk victorious in Urbana 5 Memorial at Benton County Speedway

Dylan VanWyk earned the Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod feature win Sunday night during the Urbana 5 Memorial at Benton County Speedway. (Photo by Jim Wittke) Dylan VanWyk won the battle in lapped traffic and then survived a late restart to top the Urbana 5 Memorial Sunday night at Benton County Speedway.The eighth annual event, held to honor the memory of five area youth who lost their lives in a traffic accident in 2015, boasted increased prize money in all divisions and was headlined by the $2,300-to-win Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods presented by Christie Door Company.

Registration Deadlines Approaching for the State Games of America

Athletes from around the country to celebrate sports in Ames/Des MoinesAMES, Iowa (July 8, 2022) - The Iowa Games, in collaboration with, Iowa State University, Discover Ames and Catch Des Moines will be hosting the 2022 State Games of America presented by Grinnell Mutual, July 27-31. Several sport registration deadlines are approaching in the coming weeks.

Shellsburg Area Community Group Fund Raiser – August 7th

The annual fund raiser for the Shellsburg Area Community Group (SACG) had to be rescheduled due to inclement weather. The golf tournament will now be held on Sunday, August 7th at Wildcat Golf Course.A four person best shot golf tournament will begin at 9:00am. The registration cost of $60 per person includes 18 holes of golf, cart, a meal following and cash prizes for winning teams.
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