ADA, Minn. (March 4, 2022) – Norman County Raceway will host more WISSOTA Late Model events this coming season than it ever has in its 18 year history of weekly racing. A total of five Late Model events are on the schedule for 2022, including two featuring the NLRA Late Model touring series.
The two NLRA events are set for June 23, which will mark the return of Late Models at the Norman County Fair, a long-standing tradition at Norman County Raceway, and July 28. The WISSOTA Late Model events are scheduled for June 16, July 14 and August 11.
The second year of the IMCA Sprint Cars in the Red River Valley is set to be a big one as Norman County Raceway will host the winged warriors five times this season. The sprints will be a part of the season opener on May 26, June 23, July 14, July 21, and August 4. The June 23 event will feature the Minnesota Sprint Series. Last year, the series brought in a season-high car count for the Sprints.
Norman County Raceway’s third headline class – the Modifieds – will have six total shows, including five under the IMCA banner and one WISSOTA-sanctioned event. The IMCA Mods will debut on June 2 with a return on June 9. They will kick off the Ada Nationals on June 22 before returning to the three-eighths mile on August 4 and closing out the season on August 18.
The Advantage RV WISSOTA Modified Tour comes back to Norman County on July 21. Last year, the tour brought a season-high 28 Modifieds to NCR.
The Ada Nationals will be three nights of racing action during the Norman County Fair, starting June 22 featuring a 40-lap IMCA SportMod special. June 23 will bring in both NLRA Late Models and IMCA Sprints, along with the Rebel Midwest Modified Tour.
School bus racing will pack the stands once again on Saturday, June 25.
IMCA Stock Cars will have two specials in 2022, starting with the King Pin Klash, presented by The Bowler, on June 9 and the Sanders Metal Products Stock Car Challenge on July 28.
The IMCA Hobby Stocks will race for increased pay on August 4 as a part of their special event while the second annual Minn-Kota Lightning Sprints Summer Shootout returns the following week on August 11.
Weekly classes this season will be the fan-favorite IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Hobby Stocks, WISSOTA Midwest Mods and INEX Legends.
The full schedule will be released on March 26 at the Norman County Raceway / Red River Valley Speedway banquet in Ada.