IMCA Modifieds make inaugural appearance to River Cities Speedway
A full field of 24 IMCA Modifieds lined up at Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. Photo by Mike Spieker.
By Mike Spieker
GRAND FORKS, ND (June 24) - It's fair week at the Grand Forks County Fairgrounds and River Cities Speedway is set to rock with 3 consecutive nights of racing.
The IMCA invasion continues its trek northward as River Cities plays host to its first-ever IMCA Modified event. Many big-name IMCA drivers from western North Dakota are expected to pay a visit to the Bullring for the double header weekend. Weekly IMCA Modified racing has already been adopted by Norman County Raceway in nearby Ada, MN and Buffalo River Race Park in Glyndon, MN. It wouldn't be surprising to see many of those drivers racing Friday and Saturday night at RCS as well.
Friday night's IMCA Mod event is already one for the history books. It will mark the first IMCA-sanctioned race at River Cities Speedway (formerly Grand Forks Speedway) in almost 51 years to the day. The last IMCA race was held on June 21, 1964 and was a 100 lap Stock Car race where Ramo Stott of Keokuk, Iowa took victory.
Grand Forks Speedway began running their weekly program under the IMCA banner back in 1950 and continued to do so through the 1964 season.
WISSOTA Street Stocks, Lightening Sprints, INEX Legends, and Sling Shots will also be in action Friday night.
Saturday night we do it all over again with IMCA Mods,Lightening Sprints, INEX Legends, Pure Stocks, and Sling Shots.
Racing begins at 7pm Friday and Saturday night.
The weekend of racing wraps up Sunday afternoon with the 6-Pack 1000 Enduro Series. Racing begins at 2pm sharp.