The Casey’s Battle at the Barn XIII is ready to get underway with the pits getting loaded in preparation for today’s practice period, followed by racing tonight.

The floor of the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines has been thoroughly doused in Coke syrup to prepare the racing surface for two full nights of indoor go-kart racing action. The following classes will race:

  • Open Asphalt Karts
  • Kid Karts
  • Quad LT50s
  • Quad Jr.s (A-C)
  • Rookie Beginner
  • Rookie Advanced
  • 10-in. Pit Bikes
  • 12-in. Pit Bikes
  • 330 Clones
  • Jr. Medium (1 & 2)
  • Jr. Heavy (1 & 2)
  • Mad Dog Bikes
  • KT 100s
  • Open 4-Cylinder
  • Youth Cage Karts
  • Adult Cage Karts
  • Outlaw Lawn Mowers
  • Hooligan Bikes
  • Outlaw 3 Wheeler
  • 370 Clones
  • Open 2-Cycle
  • Quads (A-C)
  • Predator Karts
  • Governor Lawn Mowers
  • Run What U Brung
  • 35-Plus Motorcycles

The COVID-19 policy for the event states that masks must be worn – except when racers have helmets on during competition – at all times inside the building. Only the racer and one crew member are allowed in the staging area. Spectators are encouraged to only sit in groups that live together or are traveling together.

Grandstands open at 1:30 p.m., just as three rounds of practice begin. The first heat races will begin at 6:30 p.m. with features set tonight for the 370 Clones, KT 100, Pro Clones, Adult Pit Bikes, and Quad A racers. Admission is $10 today and $15 on Saturday. Children 8 and younger are free. Pit passes are available for $25 per day, or $45 for both days.

MyRacePass will have entries uploaded as racers get registered (click HERE) with results posted shortly after each race ends. And for those who cannot attend, FloRacing will live stream all the racing action (click HERE).

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