Early entries total 110 for Harris Clash at Knoxville

IMCAKNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 18) – Fifty-five IMCA Modifieds and the same number of Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods comprise the final pre-entry list for the Thursday, July 19 Harris Clash at Knox­ville Raceway.

Defending race winner Eric Dailey and NASCAR visitor Ken Schrader are among the Modified drivers from eight states and Canada vying for a $2,000 top prize. Jesse Sobbing looks to add a second straight Northern SportMod victory to his resume, against foes from four states.

Modified drivers sending in early entries include Mike Albertsen, Audubon; Kyle Brown, Kellogg; David Brown, Kellogg; Joel Bushore, Boone; Ty­ler Cale, Donnellson; Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa; Clayton Christensen, Spencer; P.J. Conger, St. Joseph, Mo.; Jeff Conner, Panora; Greg Cox, Altoona; and Eric Dailey, Armstrong;

Bill Davis Jr., Des Moines; Shane DeMey, Denison; Jake Durbin, Perry; Mark Elliott, Webster City; Riley Emmel, Estevan, Sask.; Josh Foster, Fort Madison; Josh Gilman, Earlham; Russ Glad­son, Des Moines; Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb.; Pat Graham, Ames; and Richie Gustin, Gil­man;

Derek Hamm, Donnellson; Joe Haresky, Apple Valley, Calif.; Devon Havlik, Iowa Falls; Randy Havlik, Madrid; Sean Jerovetz, Sobieski, Wis.; Dustin Johnson, Lawrence, Kan.; Matthew Kiner, Aurora, Neb.; Kyle Krampe, Baxter; Michael Long, Quincy, Ill.; Mitch McGrath, Neosho, Wis.; and Jeremy Mills, Garner;

Stacey Mills, Webb; Dan Mueller, Griswold; David Murray Jr., Oberlin, Kan.; Jacob Murray, Hart­ford; Levi Nielsen, Mason City; Scott Olson, Blairsburg; Tyler Prochaska, Iowa Falls; Michael Reichart, Des Moines; Johnny Saathoff, Beatrice, Neb.; Ken Schrader, Concord, N.C.; and Todd Shute, Des Moines;

Rich Smith, Davenport; Chris Snyder, Raymond; Jon Snyder, Ames; Ricky Stephan, South Sioux City, Neb.; Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, N.C.; Toby Vande Kamp, Wentzville, Mo.; Tyler Vande Kamp, Ankeny; Mike Van Genderen, Newton; Jeff Water­man, Quincy, Ill.; Ryan Webb, Manilla; and Tony Wedelstadt of Fremont, Wis.

The Modified winner receives a $500 bonus if their chassis manufacturer is among the event spon­sors. Twenty-six cars comprise the starting grid for the Modified 25-lapper, which pays a mini­mum of $250 to start.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, home region and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded for the 2013 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier.

Northern SportMods run for $750 to win their 20-lapper. National and state points are at stake.

The Northern SportMod entries include Coty Albers, Wellsburg; Shawn Albers, Wellsburg; Rick Barlow Jr., Montrose; Aric Becker, Cedar Rapids; Brayton Carter, Oskaloosa; Levi Chipp, Lati­mer; Nate Chodur, Lake Mills; Chad Clancy, Smithville, Mo.; Derek Coleman, New London; Blake Conant, Carlisle; and Scott Davis, Madrid;

Jayme Duinink, Pella; Eric Elliott, Boone; Cole Ferguson, Dexter; Jim Gillenwater, Keokuk; Glenn Gladson Jr., Des Moines; Max Harder, Blue Springs, Neb.; Tyler Heckart, Ottumwa; Aaron Hilder­man, Topeka, Kan.; Kyle Hoffmann, Benton, Wis.; Gary Holthaus, Topeka, Kan.; and Racer Hu­lin, Laurel;

Brad Iverson, Grinnell; Austin Kaplan, Des Moines; Randy Krampe, Baxter; Chris Larson, Keokuk; Tom Lathrop, Ottumwa; Brandon Leeman, Roland; Matt Lettow, Roland; Gatlin Leytham, Gar­win; Tim Love, Kelley; Brett Lowry, Montezuma; and Tyler Luellen, Minburn;

Jason Mallicoat, Jefferson; Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; Joe McBirnie, Boone; Nick Meyer, Whitte­more; Brian Miller, Grand Junction; Brandon Mitchell, Topeka, Kan.; Kyle Olberding, Seneca, Kan.; Cory Rose, Boone; Tony Rost, Utica, Neb.; Bob Ruisinger, Ben­nett, Neb.; and Joel Rust, Grundy Center;

Austin Schrage, Cresco; Jesse Sobbing, Glenwood; Mike Tanner, Kan­sas City, Mo.; Jared Timmerman, Norwalk; Curtis Van Der Wal, Oskaloosa; Carter VanDenBerg, Oskaloosa; Mike Wadel, Garden City, Kan.; Kevin Wagner, Omaha, Neb.; Sam Wieben, Dysart; and Angie Wolf, of Green Bay, Wis.

Pit gates at Knoxville open at 3 p.m. Thursday, the draw closes at 6 p.m., hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7:15 p.m.

Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $8 for students, $4 for kids ages 6-12 and free for young­sters five and under. Pit passes are $25 and no one under the age of 16 will be allowed in the pit area.

More information is available by calling promoter Bob Harris at 515 231-1748 and at the www.harrisclash.com and www.knoxvilleraceway.com websites.

All drivers starting the Harris Clash Modified main event are eligible for a $500 bonus if they can win the July 20 feature at Marshalltown Speedway.

A draw/redraw format is planned for the $1,000 to win, minimum $100 to start Modified feature at Marshalltown, for which all applicable IMCA points will be awarded.

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