Bill Martin: MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Dec. 17) – Four of the 2012 IMCA national champions and their engine builders received $500 in cash and product credit from Comp Cams.
Those drivers and the respective Engine Builders of the Year include Keith White, IMCA Modified Centex Motorsports, Temple, Texas; Ray Guss Jr., IMCA Late Model, Mullins Race Engines, Mount Olive, Ill.; Brandon Czarapata, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, Fisher Race Engines, Oshkosh, Wis.; and Dean Abbey, Smiley’s Racing Chassis Southern SportMods, Chase Me Racin’ Engines, Seagoville, Texas.
Each received $250 in cash and $250 in product credit
Adam Armstrong and Austin Moyer received $250 in cash and $250 product credit as the highest finishing IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod claim engine drivers.
The same awards went to their engine builders, Armstrong Machine of Beatrice, Neb., and Moyer Motorsports of Dubuque, Iowa, respectively.
IMCA Sprint Cars and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are not part of the program.
Certificates were presented to drivers during the national awards banquet in November and mailed to engine builders this month.
“Despite perception to the contrary, engine builders and our aftermarket component manufacturers are an integral part of the IMCA competition plan and we will continue to recognize their contributions and achievements into 2013 and beyond,” said IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “Some of the best engine builders in the country powered our champions this year and I have no doubt they will continue to do so next season.”