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Karl Chevrolet new title sponsor of Hamilton County Speedway

April 13, 2021

Driven to be the best, officials from the historic Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa, are excited to announce that the new Karl Chevrolet Buick GMC in Webster City will be the title sponsor of the popular racetrack through 2023.

“We are honored to be working with Karl Chevrolet Buick GMC and their excellent team here in Webster City and throughout Iowa,” said the track’s General Manager Sarah Ratcliff. “Race fans will see a snazzy new Karl Chevrolet pace track leading every exciting main event at the track, and the people in and around Webster City will benefit greatly from the company’s new location in our hometown.”

The new auto dealership officially opened its doors on Wednesday, January 13. The new location in Webster City added a third franchise dealership in Iowa for Carl Moyer, owner of Karl Chevrolet, and another opportunity to expand his Dealer for Life philosophy of taking care of customers across the state.

Under Moyer’s ownership, along with Managing Partner Bryan Spangler, the dealership will have access to all the Karl Chevrolet, Karl Chevrolet of Stuart and Karl Pre-owned Glidden inventory, providing a large selection of new and pre-owned vehicles.

Future plans call for moving the dealership to a larger space before the end of 2021, with a plan to build a new state-of-the-art facility off Highway 20 within five years.

“Over the coming years we’ll be working through General Motors and we’ve brought on Peterson Construction, a local company, to help us. Then we’ll be working through the design and needs of that space,” said Anthony Mills, head of marketing for Karl Chevrolet. ““Our goal is to have a larger space to better serve the community there, as well as increase jobs and opportunity in Webster City.”

Karl Chevrolet Buick GMC is your source for new and used Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles In Webster City, Iowa. At Karl Chevrolet Buick GMC, they know that everyone is looking for something different when they walk into a car dealership. But if you're searching for the latest Chevrolet, Buick and GMC models, compelling used cars, trucks and SUVs, and competitive prices all around, then you owe yourself a visit to our Webster City dealership or go online to karlwebstercity.com.

At least 27 nights of action across 21 events are penciled-in at the historic Karl Chevrolet Hamilton County Speedway dirt oval with Olsen Family USRA Modifieds, Seneca Foundry USRA Stock Cars, Stein Heating & Cooling USRA B-Mods, Diamond in the Rough USRA Hobby Stocks and MyRacePass USRA Tuners serving as the featured classes during Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series events, along with several shows for the popular Super Late Models powered by Jerry Goebel State Farm.

The schedule includes four Modified Madness events with the winner’s share on those nights starting at $2,000 on April 24 and concluding August 28 with a $10,00-to-win show. B-Mods will also compete for big money on these nights.

For the full-fendered fans, there are four Stock Car Challenge shows with top prizes of $1,000 beginning this Saturday, April 17, and growing to $3,000 to win the final showdown August 7. Hobby Stocks get much more during these events too.

The fire-breathing Modifieds of the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's will compete for $10,000 to win on June 5. The Malvern Bank SLMR Super Late Model Series invades on April 7 and June 19.

New events in 2021 include the inaugural Wreckage by the River team demolition derby on Saturday, May 1, with nearly 120 entries already registered for this $30,000 event.

Then on Friday and Saturday, June 25-26, the inaugural Hawkeye 600 enduro will feature 300 laps of racing and $10,000 to win each night, plus $5,000 to the best overall finisher for both nights.

One of the many new improvements to the facility this year is a new 170-foot-long infield catwalk along the front-stretch. New lights and much more are already finished, underway or in the planning stages. This project is funded, wholly or partially by the City of Webster City Hotel/Motel Grant Program

Season opener Saturday: After a one-week weather delay, this Saturday, April 17, will see the Karl Chevrolet Hamilton County Speedway host the Malvern Bank SLMR Super Late Model Series racing for $3,000 to win.

It’s also the first Stock Car Challenge of 2021 with $1,000 to win for the too-tough-to-tame full-fendered Seneca Foundry USRA Stock Cars and $500 to win the Diamond in the Rough USRA Hobby Stock feature.

Also on the six-division racing card will be Olsen Family USRA Modifieds, Stein Heating & Cooling USRA B-Mods and MyRacePass USRA Tuners.

The pits open at 4 p.m. and spectator gates open at 5. Hot laps begin at 6 and racing gets underway at 6:30 p.m.

General admission tickets are $20 for everybody 17 and older. Current and retired members of the military and seniors 62 or older get in for $15. Juniors ages 12-16 are $15 and kids 11 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35 for those 11 and older, $25 for youth ages 6-10 and no charge for children 5 and under.

For more information, call (515) 832-6000 or check out HamiltonCoSpeedway.com. You can also get social on Facebook, InstagramTwitter and YouTube.

Opening in July 1910, the Hamilton County Speedway is the oldest speedway in the state of Iowa. In 1938, work began on the current location at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. The semi-banked half-mile dirt track was completed in the spring of 1939, and the first races were held on the track in September of that year.

The Hamilton County Speedway is located off US 20 at exit 140, then 1.2 miles north, then 0.5 mile east on Bank St., then 0.4 mile south on Bluff St. to the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City, Iowa. The physical address is 1200 Bluff St, Webster City, IA 50595.

The AmericInn by Wyndham is the Official Host Hotel of the Hamilton County Speedway. Located just off the exit from Highway 20 at 411 Closz Drive, check them out at AmericInn.com or call (515) 337-2611 to book your stay.

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