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By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star When Winton race car driver Paul Stone ventured to Iowa last weekend, the Merced Speedway regular was on a mission. He entered the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Supernationals – the biggest race in North America for modified stock cars – for the ninth time in 12 years. “I go …

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MERCED SPEEDWAY: SportMod Special Event, Hobby Stock Battle on Tap Sat. Night!

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star Raul Rodriguez feels like a rabbit chased by a pack of hounds. That’s the way it has been since the veteran Hobby Stock driver returned to competition at Merced Speedway earlier this season. He went from being a legend to being a contender for the 2014 championship in a matter …

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Merced Speedway: Diaz v. Stone – The Fight for the IMCA SportMod Championship

By Mike Adaskaveg Merced Sun-Star Though the Bay Cities Racing Association has scheduled a one-time special event for Midget Lites Saturday night at Merced Speedway, the focus is upon the heated battle for the track’s SportMod championship. For Rick Diaz of Los Banos, his only chance at winning the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) National …

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