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Local Sports

Frostbusters postponed at Oskaloosa, Marshalltown, Boone, Vinton

VINTON (IMCA NEWS) – Frostbuster Week will have to wait.

Season-opening IMCA specials at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Marshalltown Speedway, Boone Speedway and Benton County Speedway in Vinton have all been postponed due to weather conditions and the resulting lack of time for track preparation.

IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks now run Thursday, April 10 at Oskaloosa, Friday, April 11 at Marshalltown, Saturday, April 12 at Boone and Sunday, April 13 at Vinton.

All four Modified features pay $1,000 to win and are qualifying events for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Stock Cars run for $500 to win, Northern SportMods for $400 and Hobby Stocks for $250 each night. Mach-1 Sport Compacts are also on the Sunday program at Vinton. Ken Schrader was slated to race with the Modifieds on the original dates but will not be able to compete at the rescheduled Frostbusters.

Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m. at Oskaloosa. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m.

Gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. at Marshalltown.

Boone opens the pit gates at 2 p.m. with hot laps at 4 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m.

Gates and the grandstand at Vinton open at 3 p.m. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 4:30 p.m.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance Iowa State points will be awarded each night.

All four Frostbusters will be broadcast live on XSAN.

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