Arrow-right Camera

Keeping Pace

Thu., April 9, 2009, 12:32 a.m.

INSCA Prepares For Season Opener At Stateline

INSCA's award winning display from last month's Auto Boat Speed Show held at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. (The Spokesman-Review)
INSCA's award winning display from last month's Auto Boat Speed Show held at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. (The Spokesman-Review)

The Inland Northwest Sprint Car Association gets 2009 underway this Saturday night at Stateline Speedway as the highlight show of the evening.

INSCA Sprints Into 2009
Source: INSCA Public Relations

 
Spokane, WA (April 9, 2009) - The 2009 Inland Northwest Sprint Car Association
(INSCA) season sprints into action this Saturday night at what has become a home
track of sorts at Stateline Speedway in Post Falls, Idaho.
 
The 2009 version of these exciting, alcohol burning winged monsters promises to
provide the most competitive wheel to wheel action to date with events scheduled at
Stateline Speedway, the lightning-quick half-mile of Spokane County Raceway and the
uniquely shaped Mission Valley Speedway in Polson, Montana.
 
2008 Champion Kevin Burck will again be driving the Perkin’s Motorsports, INC
sponsored machine and will be joined by occasional teammate Don Kudrna of Othello,
WA full-time this season.
 
Longtime west coast racer and champion, Dixon Helgeson will be returning to the
wheel full-time for the 2009 campaign taking over the reigns of the famed and flamed
HEI #23 that has been driven the past several seasons by Dixon’s son Wes. Also
competing out of the HEI stables will be Jennifer Bowman, who has sprint car
experience running in California and a team car will be fielded by Mike Reese for
long-time midget car driver, Tony Seidelman.
 
Returning for 2009 will be the 2008 runner up in points, Cole Tupling from
Okanogan,WA, Ron Rhode from Lewiston, ID, Justin Popple from Spokane, WA, 2004 
Champion Mark Jones, Mike Fought a former race winner with INSCA and 2007 Champion
Tony Berry in The Country Place, Sir Speedy Printing, ACRAnet, B&B sprinter.
 
New to the INSCA scene this year, but definitely not new to pavement Sprint Car
racing is Ray Douglas that competed regularly at Douglas County Speedway in
Roseburg, Oregon; Douglas plans on making the trip up to INSCA events in 2009.
 
The INSCA group provides a place for many different types of open-wheel cars to race
and that will be displayed when Frankie Voltz, Jr. takes to the track in his Hyder
Hawk Super Modified car. Voltz, Jr. known for his tenacious driving will bring a new
level of excitement with this exotic looking racecar.
 
The INSCA group experienced it’s first win of the 2009 season by winning the
“Best of Class” award for the racecar division with cars provided by Tony Berry
of B&B Motorsports and Justin Popple of Popple Racing at the 46th Annual Spokane
Auto Boat Speed Show March 28-30th.
 
Come out and cheer on these and the other exciting race teams that comprise the
Inland Northwest Sprint Car Association this Saturday night, April 11th at Stateline
Speedway with qualifying beginning at 6 pm.
 
For more information on the INSCA series please visit www.INSCA.us or call
800.336.2682 or 509.499.9582



You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Keeping Pace
Keeping Pace

Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.