DES MOINES, Iowa– With heat races in the books at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, persistent rain forced event organizers to postpone Tuesday evenings main event for the USMTS Caseys Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental.
The race has been rescheduled for Monday, July 18. Stock Cars and Trucks will be added to the show that night, along with the Hobby Stocks. Another four events remain this week for United States Modified Touring Series competitors in the RealTruck.com Northern Region presented by Day Motor Sports. Tomorrow (Wednesday, June 15) the series returns to the Dodge County Speedway in Kasson, Minn. While 31 shows have been staged at the 3/8-mile clay oval, this is the first visit in nearly four years. Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps begin at 6:30 and racing starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $20 for adults, kids ages 6-12 are $5 and children under 6 get in for free. Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off adult admission at Casey’s General Stores locations in Dodge Center, Hayfield, Mantorville and West Concord. To find the location nearest you, visit www.caseys.com. WISSOTA Super Stocks, WISSOTA Midwest Mods and WISSOTA Street Stocks will also be on the racing card. TraLo Companies of Owatonna has pledged $1,000 to pad the Midwest Mod purse and Northland Trenching Equipment is adding $500 to the normal Super Stock payout. The Dodge County Speedway is a 1/3-mile semi-banked clay oval located 1.1 miles north of US 14 on SR 57 (at the Dodge County Fairgrounds). Visit www.racekasson.com for more information.
On Thursday the USMTS road warriors invade the KRA Speedway in Wilmar, Minn., for the second straight season. A little more than a year ago, Craig Thatcher was standing in Widow Wax Victory Lane in the inaugural event at the semi-banked 3/8-mile yellow clay oval. Start time is 6:30 p.m. Grandstands are $20 and kids 12 and under are free. Pit passes are $35. Support classes will be WISSOTA Midwest Mods, WISSOTA Street Stocks, Hornets and Hobby Stocks. On race day, fans can grab discount coupons good for $2 off an adult admission at Casey’s General Stores locations in Atwater, Cosmos and Willmar. To find the location nearest you, visit www.caseys.com. This event is made possible by support from Marthaler Chevrolet of Glenwood, Kent’s Auto Body & Glass of Willmar and Uncommon USA. The KRA Speedway is located off north of Willmar on US 71, then 0.3 mile west on Ella Ave. NW, then 0.5 mile north on 7th St. NW (at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds).
For more information, call (320) 212-8503 or check them out online at www.kraspeedway.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KraSpeedway.
The week culminates with the 18th Annual Masters at the Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., on Friday and Saturday, June 17-18. Both days will feature a complete program of UMP Hell Tour Late Models and USMTS Modifieds with racing getting started at 7 p.m. On Friday, tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for students ages 6-16 and kids; 5 and under are free. Pit passes are $35. On Saturday, tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for students ages 6-16 and kids; 5 and under are free. Pit passes are $40. Trackside parking available for the entire weekend only. Regular parking available for the day or weekend for free. Camping is available for $35 for the entire weekend. Call (612) 363-0479 for details. The Cedar Lake Speedway is a high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located 1 mile east of SR 35 on SR 64, then 4.2 miles north on CR C to CR CC, then left 1.8 miles. For more information, call (612) 363-0479 or (715) 248-7119 or check out www.cedarlakespeedway.com online. All four shows will pay $3,000 to win. All roads lead to the highly-anticipated inaugural Widow Wax Summersota Nationals, June 22-25, at the I-94 Raceway in Fergus Falls, Minn., where a $15,000 payday awaits the winner. To learn more about the United States Modified Touring Series, visit www.usmts.com online or call 515-832-7944. You can also like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/usmts, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/usmts and Instagram at www.instagram.com/usmts or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/usmtstv.