The 2017 IMCA Hawkeye Dirt tour will kick off close to Cedar Rapids in 2017... at the Benton County Speedway in Vinton, the home of IMCA.

Nine dates are scheduled for the tour paying $1000 to win and $150 to start. All races go towards the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.

The opening event on May 29 marks the sixth occasion the tour has opened at Vinton, where the first-ever IMCA Modified event was held in 1979.

2017 Arnold Motor Supply IMCA Hawkeye Dirt Tour Schedule:

Monday, May 29 at Benton County Speedway, Vinton

Tuesday, June 6 at Marshalltown Speedway, Marshalltown

Tuesday, June 13 at West Liberty Raceway, West Liberty

Tuesday, June 27 at Hancock County Speedway, Britt

Wednesday, July 19 at Southern Iowa Speedway, Oskaloosa

Thursday, July 20 at Knoxville Raceway, Knoxville

Tuesday, July 25 at Dubuque Speedway, Dubuque

Monday, Aug. 7 at Clay County Fair Speedway, Spencer

Wednes­day, Aug. 9 at Buena Vista Raceway, Alta