WEBSTER CITY, Iowa-The 2015 racing season will be the sixth for the Holley Iron Man Series, and the biggest and boldest schedule yet is in place for the popular series featuring USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods.A combination of exciting, new venues and familiar facilities highlight the 2014 campaign which boasts 31 dates at 16 of the finest dirt ovals in Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri.
The Holley Iron Man Series will run in conjunction with the United States Modified Touring Series at most events, including the season-opening tripleheader at the Caney (Kan.) Valley Speedway on Friday, March 20; Humboldt (Kan.) Speedway on Saturday, March 21; and I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo, on Sunday, March 22.
Two weeks later, USRA B-Mods will share the spotlight all three days at the King of America V presented by Chix Gear Racewear back at the Humboldt Speedway, March 26-28. The event pays $500 to win Thursday, $2,000 to win Friday and $1,000 to win Saturday.
For the second straight year, the season finale for both divisions will take place at the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships slated for Oct. 15-17 at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
Overall, there are 21 nights of racing for the USRA Stock Cars and 29 shows for the USRA B-Mods. Points for the Holley Iron Man Series will include the best 16 finishes for USRA Stock Cars and best 20 finishes for USRA B-Mods.
Both classes will be in action on 20 nights during the 2015 campaign. USRA B-Mods will fly solo at nine events and USRA Stock Cars have two dates to themselves.
2015 Holley Iron Man Series Schedule:
Fri Mar 20 … Caney Valley Speedway, Caney, Kan. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat Mar 21 … Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kan. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sun Mar 22 … I-35 Speedway, Winston, Mo. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Thu-Sat Mar 26-28 … Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kan. [B-Mods] Fri May 1 … Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, Kan. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat May 2 … Randolph County Speedway, Moberly, Mo. [B-Mods] Thu May 21 … Crawford County Speedway, Denison, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat May 23 … Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sun May 24 … Upper Iowa Speedway, Decorah, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Thu Jun 4 … Sioux Speedway, Sioux Center, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Fri Jun 5 … Rapid Speedway, Rock Rapids, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Wed Jun 17 … Valley Speedway, Grain Valley, Mo. [B-Mods] Thu Jul 2 … Cresco Speedway, Cresco, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Fri Jul 3 … Fayette County Speedway, West Union, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Tue Jul 21 … Rapid Speedway, Rock Rapids, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat Jul 25 … Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. [Stock Cars] Fri Aug 7 … Fayette County Speedway, West Union, Iowa [B-Mods] Wed Sept 2 … Hamilton County Speedway, Webster City, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Thu Sept 3 … Fairmont Raceway, Fairmont, Minn. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat Sept 5 … Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sun Sept 6 … Cresco Speedway, Cresco, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Sat Sept 19 … Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. [Stock Cars] Thu-Sat Sept 24-26 … Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. [B-Mods] Sat Oct 3 … Upper Iowa Speedway, Decorah, Iowa [Stock Cars, B-Mods] Thu-Sat Oct 15-17 … Lakeside Speedway Kansas City, Kan. [Stock Cars, B-Mods]
Both Holley Iron Man Series champions will earn $1,500 as part of the series points fund, plus numerous contingency awards from several generous USRA sponsors. The season-ending points fund for each class is as follows: 1. $1500, 2. $1000, 3. $800, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $400, 7. $300, 8. $250, 9. $225, 10. $200.
Each event pays a minimum of $750 to win for USRA Stock Cars and $600 to win for USRA B-Mods with the following minimum Holley Iron Man Series event payouts:
USRA Stock Car “A” Main – 1. $750, 2. $550, 3. $450, 4. $375, 5. $325, 6. $280, 7. $250, 8. $220, 9. $190, 10. $170, 11. $150, 12. $140, 13. $130, 14. $125, 15. $120, 16. $115, 17. $110, 18. $105, 19-20. $100; Tow $75. (Entry fee: $30 licensed, $40 non-licensed).
USRA B-Mod “A” Main – 1. $600, 2. $450, 3. $350, 4. $300, 5. $250, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $140, 10. $130, 11. $120, 12. $110, 13. $100, 14. $90, 15. $85, 16-20. $80; Tow $50. (Entry fee: $25 licensed, $35 non-licensed).
To be eligible for points funds, drivers must possess a valid USRA competitor license, utilize the American Racer KK704 tire on all four wheels and compete in at least half of the Holley Iron Man Series events for their division. Drivers in both classes also earn national points in the USRA Weekly Racing Series.
Two-time USRA Stock Car national champion Mitch Hovden of Decorah, Iowa, is the two-time defending Holley Iron Man Series USRA Stock Car champion. Other former champions include Tom Schmitt (2012), Mike Van Genderen (2011) and Nathan Wood (2010).
Cory Crapser of Chippewa Falls, Wis., captured his second straight Holley Iron Man Series title for the USRA B-Mods in 2014. Other former champions include Trevor Hunt (2012) and Cayden Carter (2011).
To learn more about the USRA, visit www.usraracing.com or call 515-832-6000. You can also like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/usraracing, follow us at www.twitter.com/usraracing on Twitter and check out our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/usratv.
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USRA OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Racer Tires, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, COMP Cams, Day Motor Sports, Intercomp, KEVKO Oil Pans & Components, MSD, Nitroquest Media, RACEceiver, RacinDirt.com, Radical Race Gear.
USRA PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: Boubin Tire & Automotive, ElbowsUp.com, Erson Cams, Heartland Auto Racing Show, New Vision Graphics.
USRA CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AFCO Racing Products, ASi Racewear, Beyea Custom Headers, BSB Manufacturing, COMP Cams, Edelbrock, Forty9 Designs, Genesis Racing Shocks, Hooker Custom Harness, KSE Racing Products, Marsh Racing Wheels, PBM Performance Products, QA1 Performance Products, Quarter Master, Real Racing Wheels, Sybesma Graphics, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products.
USRA PARTICIPATING TRACKS: Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Boothill Speedway, Callaway Raceway, Caney Valley Speedway, Central Missouri Speedway, Chateau Raceway, Crawford County Speedway (AR), Crawford County Speedway (IA), Cresco Speedway, Dallas County Speedway, Deer Creek Speedway, Devil’s Bowl Speedway, East Texas Speedway, El Paso Speedway Park, Fairmont Raceway, Fayette County Speedway, Flint Creek Speedway, Hamilton County Speedway, Heartland Park Topeka, Humboldt Speedway, Huset’s Speedway, I-35 Speedway, I-90 Speedway, Lakeside Speedway, Lawton Speedway, Lonestar Speedway, Lucas Oil Speedway, Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Monett Speedway, Nevada Speedway, North Central Arkansas Speedway, Randolph County Raceway, Rapid Speedway, Red River Speedway, RPM Speedway, Sioux Speedway, Southern New Mexico Speedway, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Springfield Raceway, Superbowl Speedway, Upper Iowa Speedway, Valley Speedway.