Twin IMCA Modified Shootouts paying $2,000-to-win

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Memorial Day weekend the stock car action will be hot and heavy at two eastern Iowa racetracks. DRT TRAK Racing Inc., is hosting a pair of IMCA Modified Shootouts, where the main event each night will pay $2,000 to win.

The first shootout will be at the Davenport Speedway Friday, May 27th, and the second at the Jackson County Speedway in Maquoketa on Saturday, May 28th. The IMCA Modified features will be 40-laps, with 20 cars making the main on both nights. There will be a $50 entry fee for IMCA Modifieds at each track.

The IMCA Modified division is one of the largest stock car sanctioned classes in the world. In 2010, there were 107 IMCA Modified track champions crowned with an estimated 2,000 drivers competing in the division.

For those traveling to the races, camping is available at both racetracks. For more information on camping facilities, contact promoter Bob Wagener (563) 652-5302.

Also racing at the shootout in Davenport, will be IMCA Late Models, Street Stocks, and 4 Stocks. Pit gates at Davenport open at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30pm and racing starts at 7pm. The Davenport Speedway is located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street, in Davenport.

The regular weekly classes will also be racing at the Jackson County Speedway,  IMCA Late Models, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, and 4 Stocks. Pit gates at Maquoketa open at 4 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:00pm and racing starts at 6:30pm. The Jackson County Speedway is located at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, in Maquoketa.

Grandstand admission for both events will be: Adults $15, Teens/Seniors $14, 12 and under free with a paid adult.

Additional details about the IMCA Modified Shootouts will be announced as they become available. For more information on DRT TRAK Racing events, visit our website at, or call (563) 652-5302.