IMCA.TV boosts payout, prizes, and promotion for 2016 Dakota Classic Modified Tour

IMCA.TV, the Official Broadcast partner of the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, continued its support of the week long series of races with a gracious amount of track, driver, and promotional support in 2016. In addition to hosting and updating the DCMT website and social media, IMCA.TV handed out the following financial incentives: $300 to the Event Purse for each race, each track that was run totaling $1500.00. $500 to the Best Appearing Modified in a Facebook Fan Vote with winner Ricky Thornton Jr. $300 to the Best Appearing Modified in a Facebook Fan Vote with winner Cody Nelson. $500 to Five Drivers for the IMCA.TV New Blood, Long Haul Promotion went to: Cody Laney, Alex Standford, Randy Brown, David Brown, and Tom Berry Jr for a grand total of $2500. $200 to Four Drivers (Five Winner) in the IMCA.TV Open Trailer Promotion which went to: Josh Eberhardt, Marcus Tomlinson, Brendan Elits, and Blaine Durward (x2) for a total of $1000. Grand total for all cash contributions totaled $5800.00 in 2016. The Kupper Chevrolet [Read More]

Record-setting IMCA Dakota Classic finale sees Thornton win 100th; Marriott clinches tour crown

MANDAN, N.D. (July 14) – Ricky Thornton Jr. won for the 100th time in his Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified career and Hunter Marriott reigned as champion of the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour Thursday night. The biggest Modified tour in the world concluded with a single night record 101 cars entered at Dacotah Speedway. The 27th annual tour averaged an all-time best 90.4 Modifieds a night. Thornton, the 2015 tour champion, led all but the first time around the track in a caution-free 30-lapper contested by many of the best drivers from across the United States and Canada. The checkers were Thornton’s 22nd of the season and paid $2,200. “It was pretty special to get my 100th win tonight, especially because this was the first tour race where they had more than 100 cars. There were a lot of good guys here tonight,” said Thornton, noting that he’d needed a provisional to start at Mandan last year. “Everything just clicked for us tonight. Being out front with all that clean air in front of [Read More]

Laney holds his line, leads every lap in Dakota Tour feature win at Southwest

DICKINSON, N.D. (July 13) – Cody Laney followed the script Hunter Marriott had written the night before in winning Wednesday’s Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour main event. In front of a packed grandstand at Southwest Speedway, Laney led all 30 laps in topping the $2,200 to win feature for Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds. A track tour record 90 Modifieds saw action at Dickinson. Marriott had led from start to finish Tuesday at Williston Basin Speedway and challenged Laney in the late going before settling for second at Southwest. “I knew if I could hold my line, I’d be all right,” said Laney, new to the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and a three-time winner this season in his home state of California coming into the night. “Hunter was the one who worried me … I saw his nose a couple times but I kept hitting my marks.” Laney started outside the front row and held off Lucas Schott following a pair of early restarts. Marriott settled into second on lap 11 and tried high [Read More]

Marriott dominant in Dakota Tour IMCA Modified win at Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. (July 12) – Another big Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified event ended with Hunter Marriott holding the big check. Marriott led all 25 laps of Tuesday’s Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour main event at Williston Basin Speedway and earned $2,200. He pulled away from the rest of the pack following the initial start and again after the only caution of the contest, on lap 10. Lucas Schott was a distant second while 2014 tour champion Jeff Taylor used multiple lines in racing from 10th starting to third. Jason Grimes started 17th and finished fourth; rounding out the top five was Jason Wolla. Marriott was already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Seventy-four Modified drivers from a dozen states and Canada were entered at Williston. Eight states and Saskatchewan were represented in the main event. Joren Boyce, a former Modified tour champion, passed Matt Speckman on the fourth circuit and led to the end of the 20-lap IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature. Three cautions slowed the early going but the race stayed green [Read More]

Round 3 at Estevan is Rained Out

Round 3 of the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour has been Rained Out at the Estevan Motor Speedway in Estevan, SK, Canada. We wil continue with Round 4 on Tuesday, July 12, at the Williston Basin Speedway in Williston, ND.

Dirt Cast: Episode 139 Bland Bohannon

We chat with North Dakota IMCA Modified competuitor Bland Bohannon of Williston, ND about his racing career, the upcoming July 9-14 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, the excitement level of the local contingent, the car counts, the tracks, the $10,001 to win Legendary 50 on July 15, his approach to the tour, having his chassis builder Jeff Taylor on tour, the exposure received by the internet broadcast / social media, his expectations and more! LIVE and ON DEMAND IMCA Video at: www.imca.tv Like IMCATV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @watchimca and Youtube @imcatv IMCA.TV – Where America Comes to Watch Races

Dirt Cast: Episode 138 Travis Hagen

We chat with North Dakota IMCA Modified star Travis Hagen of Williston, ND about the upcoming July 9-14 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, the excitement level of the local contingent, the car counts, the tracks, the $10,001 to win Legendary 50 on July 15, his approach to the tour, having his chassis builder Jeff Taylor on tour, the exposure received by the internet broadcast / social media, his expectations and more! LIVE and ON DEMAND IMCA Video at: www.imca.tv Like IMCATV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @watchimca and Youtube @imcatv IMCA.TV – Where America Comes to Watch Races

Dirt Cast: Episode 137 Lance Mari

We chat with California IMCA Modified star and chassis builder Lance Mari of Imperial, CA about his start to 2016, the upcoming July 9-14 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, returning to the turn for the fourth year in a row, what makes him want to run the tour, the tracks, the $10,001 to win Legendary 50 on July 15, the exposure received by the internet broadcast / social media, his expectations and more! LIVE and ON DEMAND IMCA Video at: www.imca.tv Like IMCATV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @watchimca and Youtube @imcatv IMCA.TV – Where America Comes to Watch Races

Dirt Cast: Episode 136 Josh Rogotzke

We chat with IMCA Modified competitor Josh Rogotzke of Sanborn, MN about his racing career, about the upcoming July 9-14 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, returning to the turn for the fourth year in a row, what makes him want to run the tour, the tracks, the $10,001 to win Legendary 50 on July 15, the exposure received by the internet broadcast / social media, his expectations and more! LIVE and ON DEMAND IMCA Video at: www.imca.tv Like IMCATV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @watchimca and Youtube @imcatv IMCA.TV – Where America Comes to Watch Races

Dirt Cast: Episode 135 Kody Scholpp

We chat with Canadian IMCA Modified star Kody Scholpp of Estevan, Saskatchewan about his health, the upcoming July 9-14 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour, preparing two cars for the tour, having Ricky Alvarado drive his second car, the excitement level of the local contingent, the car counts, the tracks, the $10,001 to win Legendary 50 on July 15, the exposure received by the internet broadcast / social media, his expectations, Dion Hunter becoming a star on social media and more! LIVE and ON DEMAND IMCA Video at: www.imca.tv Like IMCATV on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat @watchimca and Youtube @imcatv IMCA.TV – Where America Comes to Watch Races

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