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Grandparents Night at the Benton County Speedway Lil Racer Car Club last Sunday

The winner of Leah Wroten’s 100-dollar Grandparent’s Night gift card was Scott and Lisa Edmunds of Cedar Rapids. We gave away two $50.00 cards and two $15.00 cards. Congratulations to all the grandparents! One $15.00 gift card was unclaimed so next week, Crew Chief Mitch will find a deserving grandparent at the track and make THEIR day this upcoming Sunday.

Steering Wheel Raffle at the Benton County Speedway Bullring Lil Racer Car Club

The “Steering Wheel Raffle” drawing will take place Monday at the 43rd Anniversary show at the Benton County Bullring! There is still time next weekend to purchase chances! One chance for $3.00, 2 for $5.00. The winner will be contacted by phone and announced at the track. A custom made 15 ½ inch race car steering wheel, valued at over $200.00, is entering the final turn this weekend and will be awarded this Monday.
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Parks and Recreation reminds residents of last day to save on Pool Passes

Thursday, May 26 is the last day to save money on your pool pass. Register now! https://apm.activecommunities.com/vprdzone/Activity_Search?txtActivitySearch=&applyFiltersDefaultValue=true&cat=ActivitiesFriday, May 27 there will be no pool pass purchases. The department will be gearing up for the opening day so no pool pass purchases will take place on Friday.

Steenbergen holds on for $1,000 IMCA Stock Car payday at Benton County Speedway

Jeff Steenbergen topped the field to earn a $1,000 winner’s share in IMCA Sunoco Stock Car action Sunday night at Benton County Speedway. (Photo by Jim Wittke) Steenbergen holds on for $1,000 IMCA Stock Car payday at Benton County SpeedwayVINTON, Iowa (May 22) – A margin of six hundredths of a second was all it took for Jeff Steenbergen to pocket $1,000 Sunday night at Benton County Speedway.The Johnson Creek, Wis., native made the 3.5 hour tow pay off on a night the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Vermedahl Logistics offered a $1,000 winner’s share.

Iowa High School Sports Network to Broadcast Co-Ed State Track Meet

The Iowa High School Sports Network will broadcast the IHSAA and IGHSAU State Track Meet May 19-21 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Events each day begin at 9 a.m. See complete schedule.The meet will be streamed for free at IHSSN.com and on the Watch IHSSN App. In addition, Mediacom will air all three days of action. Check local listings for details.
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Benton Co. Speedway celebrates IMCA Modified anniversary with $4,300 to win Mem

It will be an anniversary special to remember on Monday, May 30 as Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds run for $4,300 to win at Benton County Speedway’s 43rd Anniversary event. Winner of the Memorial Day feature at The Bullring earns Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility. The main event also pays $400 to start while Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMods run for $1,700 to win and a minimum of $170 to start their 17th Anniversary feature.

Grandparents Night at the Bullring Lil Racer Car Club this Sunday!

Kids coming to the Benton County Speedway Bullring are asked to bring their grandparents down to the Lil Racer Car Clubhouse when they stop to register for this week’s giveaways. When you introduce your grandparents to Crew Chief Mitch will give THEM a ticket, good for a chance to WIN one of TWO 50.00 Gas cards from a local gas station in Vinton.

$1,000 to win IMCA Stock Cars headline May 22 action at Benton County Speedway

A hefty payday will be on the line for the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Vermedahl Logistics May 22 at Benton County Speedway.The Sunday event pays $1,000 to win and earns the feature winner qualifying eligibility for the B&B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational at this year’s IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.In addition to the hefty winner’s share, the Stock Car feature will pay $100 to start.

A night of firsts on memorable night at Benton County Speedway

2021 IMCA Hobby Stock national champion Kaden Reynolds drove to the first IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win of his career Sunday night at Benton County Speedway. (Photo by Jim Wittke) Milestone wins were the theme Sunday night at Benton County Speedway as multiple drivers earned career firsts on the quarter-mile Bullring.The charge of first-time winners was led by 2021 IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock national champion Kaden Reynolds who motored to the first win of his career in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars presented by Vermedahl Logistics.

Vikette soccer loses to Spartans 1-0

Vikette soccer shut out by Spartans 1-0SOLON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity soccer (11-4) took on the Solon Spartans (13-3) at Solon's Spartan Stadium with the Spartans defeating the Vikettes 1-0 in the final regular-season match.Vikette senior forward Grace Sutton ended the regular season with 26 goals and junior Abby Davis concluded the regular season with 16 goals and ten assists.
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