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Berck and Brown victorious at The Nebraska Cup

By Greg Soukup The weather for the Nebraska Cup, presented by the Nebraska Lottery and Hoosier could not have been better. A good crowd turned out to see the ASCS Midwest Sprint Cars and the SLMR Late Models compete on the high banks of America’s Home Track, and nobody left disappointed. The only serious incident in the preliminary events came in the first heat for the ASCS Sprint Cars. The left rear axle on Jason Johnson’s #41 snapped, sending...
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NE Lottery & Hoosier Tires presents Nebraska Cup -Sun. Sep. 7th

Nebraska Lottery & Hoosier Tire presents Nebraska Cup* -Miss Nebraska Cup Contest -Sun. Sep 7th, 2014 Nebraska Cup  -Village Inn & Carole’s Flowers presents Miss Nebraska Cup Contest  -Miss Nebraska Cup will be Crowned during intermission  -Flower Girls will be the Mini Miss Nebraska Cup winners -Featuring ASCS 360 Sprints and SLMR Late Models Front Gates open at 5:00pm, Hot Laps at 5:30pm and Racing at 6:30pm. Front Gate Admission: Adults(13+) $15, Youth(6-12) $5 and Child(5 & under) Free....
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Thanks Sponsors For a Successful Championship Weekend!

Thanks to all of our sponsors for supporting the Precise Racing Products RaceSaver IMCA Sprint SuperNationals Championship weekend powered by NMC the CAT Rental Store & Venom Energy Drink.  We can’t thank you all enough! We also would like to thank the fans, drivers, crew members, tow crew, push trucks, officials, staff and all of you that were apart of this championship weekend.  Thanks for sticking it out during the weather delays.  Unfortunately Mother Nature intervened with our annual...
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Wulf, Horsham and Dover win during RaceSaver IMCA Sprint SuperNationals Finale

By Greg Soukup After falling to the weather Saturday night, the final night of the Precise Racing Products RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Super Nationals powered by NMC Cat Rental Store & Venom was completed Monday afternoon before a good-sized crowd. All of the preliminary events were run without serious incident. The first A Feature was for the Kaplan University Modifieds. The initial attempt at a start was called back when the 14J of Jeff Jones and Mike Densberger’s 81 came...
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Night 2 of the RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Super Nationals sees Luellen, Martin, Davis & Dover win

By Greg Soukup Night 2 of the RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Super Nationals presented by Precise Racing, Venom Energy and NMC Cat Rental Store saw a very large crowd turn out for the action Saturday night. There was no precipitation in sight, and the racers put on a show to keep the fans thrilled to be there. There were no serious incidents in the preliminary action. The start of the NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds A Main saw Roger Sluka spin...
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Holliman & Galusha win at night #1 of the RaceSaver IMCA Sprint SuperNationals

By Greg Soukup Mother Nature failed twice to stop Night #1 of the RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Super Nationals, presented by Precise Racing, Venom Energy and NMC Cat Rental Store Friday evening at Eagle Raceway. After dumping over 5 inches of rain on the track in the days before, she allowed the first heat to be run. She made a last-ditch effort before the second heat could be run, raining for about 20 minutes. As they had that morning and...
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IMCA Sponsor’s Contingency Awards For Sprint Nationals Weekend

The history of the division long ago known as the IMCA big cars continues this weekend at Eagle Raceway, with the second annual Sprint Car Super Nationals. The first IMCA events were held at county and state fairgrounds tracks in 1915. Under the hood horsepower steadily replaced horse racing at venues across the country and many IMCA Sprint Car hotshoes became household names before World War II intervened. Racing resumed in 1946 and so did the popularity of IMCA...
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2014 Miss Nebraska Cup Contest Sponsored by Village Inn & Carole’s Flowers

6th Annual Miss NE Cup Contest Entry Form 2014 6th Annual Miss Nebraska Cup Contest Rules 2014 Click on the files to view the information and rules for the 2014 Miss Nebraska Cup Contest.

Maynard Kinnersley, Ableson, Forler, Kracht, Richards, Barry Kinnersley and Saathoff snag victories at Student Break Out Night

Posted 04 Jun 2012 in Headlines

By Greg Soukup The large crowd that showed up for Student Break Out Night, sponsored by Colby Ridge and Nebraska Blue Sky Travel were greeted by clear blue skies and balmy temperatures. At intermission students were treated to a “Tour ‘de Track” as they got a ride around the facility. There were no significant instances in the preliminary events. The first event was the make-up A Feature from May 19th for the Exhaust Pros IMCA Sport Compacts. Keith Miller in the #420, Erica Cronin’s 30, the 20 of Sydney Yost and Robert Cigelman’s 95C were the top four after lap 1. Barry Kinnersley got the 00 into fourth on lap 2 but was passed by his father Maynard who...

Colby Ridge & NE Blue Sky Travel presents Super Student Break Out! -Jun 2nd

Posted 29 May 2012 in Headlines

Colby Ridge & Nebraska Blue Sky Travel presents Student Break Out! –June 2nd, 2012 -School’s out for the Summer! Let’s Go Racing! -RELAX…as Colby Ridge & Nebraska Blue Sky Travel presents “Student Break Out Night!” -Nebraska Blue Sky Travel will be on site in the Courtyard! -Colby Ridge will be on site with their Famous Colby Ridge Soft Serve Ice Cream! -Happy D Klown from 5:30-7:30pm -Student & Kids “Tour de Track” School Bus Rides during intermission …only at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track! -Featuring Nebraska Drive Shaft & Radiator IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks, Exhaust Pro’s IMCA Sport Compacts and Budweiser Sprints. Front Gates open at 5:30pm, Hot Laps at 5:30pm and Racing at...

Hall Jr., Dover, Swarthout, Woehler, Ward, Kinnersley & Dover snag wins at Superganza-Driver Appreciation Night

Posted 28 May 2012 in Headlines

By Greg Soukup Very warm temperatures and a strong south wind greeted the near capacity crowd that came out for Superganza-Driver’s Appreciation Night sponsored by the Nebraska Lottery and Busch Light. The make-up features from May 19th were run before the regular sho. The Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stock A was up first and began on lap 3 where it was called the week before. Chad Fegley in the 13F, the 29 of Tim Kozak, Garrett Bolander’s 98X and Don Hall Jr. in the 92 were the first 4 back to the flag stand. Bolander and Hall Jr. both advanced 1 position on lap 5 before Hall Jr. got past Bolander the next lap and RJ Macku put the 1R...

Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Fest is Cancelled for Fri May 25th

Posted 25 May 2012 in Headlines
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The Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Festival is Cancelled for Friday May 25th. Weather is an issue for the Balloon launch and glow for this evening with wind speed and scattered thunder storms possible. It will not be re-scheduled in 2012, but a 2013 date will be announced soon. If you have purchased an advanced ticket from T.O. Haas Tires, they will refund your ticket money. Please call our office at 402-238-2595 if you have any questions.

Super Salute! Armed Forces Night falls to the rain

Posted 20 May 2012 in Headlines

A beautiful spring day, although windy greeted the crowd at Eagle Raceway Saturday evening; but that would change later in the evening. The preliminary events had two serious incidents. In the first heat for the Exhaust Pros IMCA Sport Compacts Melissa Etherton’s 14M made hard contact with the outside wall as it came back to the flag stand and then veered hard left. Also involved was the 7A of Austin Angel who was forced into the infield coming to a stop. The fire and safety crews went to his aid and ended up extracting him from the car. Both Melissa and Austin were transported to the hospital via ambulance. At this time there is no word on his condition....

Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Festival – Fri. May 25th

Posted 17 May 2012 in Headlines
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Eagle Raceway & Lincoln Advertising Federation presents Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Balloon Festival! -FRIDAY, May 25th, 2012 –We welcome the Nebraska Balloon Club for participating in this first time ever event taking place at Eagle Raceway on Friday night, May 25th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Weather permitting…there will be a Hot Air Balloon Exposition…Launch and Glow times will be determined by the weather. Also featuring Wine Tasting with a variety of quality products including Wine samples from Superior Estates Winery, Wunder Rosa Winery and Schilling Bridge. Beer samples include…Thunderhead, Tallgrass, Lucky Bucket, Boulevard, Nebraska Brewing, New Belgium, Schilling Bridge, Empyrean’s Chaco Canyon, Watch Man & Super Nova, Duggan’s Wheat, Blue Blood Brewing Company, Shock Top and more....

Ink Machine presents Super Salute! Armed Forces Night -May 19th

Posted 16 May 2012 in Headlines
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Ink Machine presents Super Salute! Armed Forces Night -Military Appreciation! -May 19th, 2012 -Salute to our Military! Free Front Gate Admission for Military in Uniform or with Current Photo ID -Ink Machine will be on site in the courtyard…visit their booth tonight! –No clowning around…Jolly Bean is back with his Kid’s Tattoos 5:30-7:30pm –Yo-Ho-Ho and a bottle of Super Sailor JerrySpiced Rum…our featured Happy Hour Drink in the courtyard from 6-7pm -Join us for a Salute to our Military…Armed Forces Night at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track! -50/50 goes to Sean Branigan Memorial Fund -Featuring Budweiser Sprints, Nebraska Drive Shaft & Radiator IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks and Exhaust Pro’s IMCA Sport Compacts. Front Gates...

Alley, Knoell, Smith, Cain and Jochum grab wins at Diva Dash night

Posted 13 May 2012 in Headlines

By Greg Soukup Another large crowd was on hand Saturday night for Diva Dash, Super Mom’s Tribute at Eagle Raceway Saturday night. The weather was beautiful and the racing was great in all classes. An attempt was made to set the world’s record for people doing the Twist during intermission. Also during intermission some of the sprint car drivers passed their helmets through the pits and stands to gather funds for the family of Eagle regular Jeff Osborn who lost his life during a race Friday evening. As is to be expected, the extended racing family responded wonderfully, contributing a total of $3154.66. Thanks go out to each and every person who helped out in this worthy cause. The...

Great Clips presents Diva Dash! Super Mom’s Tribute -May 12th

Posted 07 May 2012 in Headlines
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Great Clips presents Diva Dash Super Mom’s Tribute -May 12th, 2012 -”Tribute to Mom” with “Diva Dash” Boutique in the Courtyard area 5:30-6:30pm -Mom’s will receive a token at the front ticket booth to redeem for a Free gift from the “Diva Dash” Boutique vendors(while supplies last) -Birthday Bonus…in honor of Roger’s 50th Birthday…all Adults will receive “50” percent off their Adult Front Gate ticket purchase! -“The Twist” World Record Challenge will be featured during intermission…we need everyone to participate to beat the World Record! -Happy D Klown from 5:30-7:30pm -Kid’s Face Painting 6-8pm -50/50 goes to Children’s Miracle Network -Featuring Budweiser Sprints, Nebraska Drive Shaft & Radiator IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks and...

Jr. Fan Club Night victories go to Harder Bassinger, Kracht, Saathoff and Jordan

Posted 07 May 2012 in Headlines

By Greg Soukup With the very cold temperatures the previous two weeks replaced by 90+ degree and very windy weather, the fans and racers who showed up at Eagle Raceway for Jr. Fan Club Night sponsored by Colby Ridge saw three and four wide racing all the way into the A Features. The Lincoln Saltdogs presented Mascot Wars 2012 with plenty of mascots in the stands for the fans. There was a kids Candy Dash at intermission also. There were no significant instances in the preliminary events. First up in the A Main lineup was the NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds. Kevin Anderson’s 22K, Kyle Driskell in the 33D, Shelly Andersen’s 5S and the 2G of Geoff Olson were the...

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