Four IMCA divisions are on the card for Benton County Speedway’s season-opening Frostbuster special Thursday, April 12.

The IMCA Modified feature pays $1,000 to win and is a qualifying event for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks also run at Vinton for $500, $400 and $250 to win, respectively. Mini mods complete the program.

Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grand­stand opens at 5:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with rac­ing to follow.

Frostbuster Week, originally scheduled for April 4-7 but postponed because of weather, opens April 11 at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson. Marshalltown Speedway hosts the April 13 show and the finale is April 14 at Boone Speedway. 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional and Iowa State points will be awarded at all four shows.

One thousand dollar point funds will be paid to top five drivers in each division and champions become eligi­ble to qualify for their race of champions events dur­ing the IMCA Speedway Mo­tors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone in September. 

More information about the Benton County Frostbuster is available from promoter Mick Trier at 515 201-5526. The track website is

April 11, 12 and 14 Frostbusters will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.