The Dirty Thirty

August 3, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Dave Wietholder: Dave has finished lower than fourth just once this season in a points feature. Once. 2. Michael Long: That was a collective “uh-oh” you heard from the rest of the modified series Sunday night after Michael led 22 of 25 feature laps. Yep, the slump is over. 3. Mark Burgtorf: Mark has […]

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Wilson solidifies his comeback season

August 2, 2015 2 Comments
Wilson solidifies his comeback season

Late model driver Jamie Wilson has solidified his comeback season as the real deal. Wilson won Sunday’s midseason championship feature at Quincy Raceways, giving him two victories this year, his first in a race car full time since 2004. “It’s a relief,” Wilson joked after his 2.75-second win over points leader and defending track champ […]

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Mod rankings shake-up coming?; Lack of points racing dates could wind up ‘historical’

August 1, 2015 1 Comment
Mod rankings shake-up coming?; Lack of points racing dates could wind up ‘historical’

The Herald-Whig all-time Quincy Raceways modified rankings could see some significant shuffling at the end of the season. There won’t be any changing of the guard at the top of either the UMP era (since 2009) or the all-time premier mod division rankings (since 1987). The drivers ranked No. 1 in those listings, Steven DeLonjay […]

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The all-time Dirty Thirty, part 2

July 27, 2015 0 Comments
The all-time Dirty Thirty, part 2

A few years ago, we offered an all-time Dirty Thirty companion to our weekly version of the same. I think it’s time to update that all-time ranking. Remember, the Dirty Thirty is more subjective. It is a separate entity from our all-time rankings for each series, which are based strictly on points finishes, and from […]

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Don’t forget, no racing Sunday

July 25, 2015 2 Comments
Don’t forget, no racing Sunday

Sunday is a scheduled off week following the July 23 World of Outlaws event. Racing will resume at Quincy Raceways on Aug. 2 with the much-delayed midseason championship features for late models, modifieds, sport mods, stock cars and sport compacts.

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Moyer wins; The Outlaws loved Quincy

July 24, 2015 2 Comments
Moyer wins; The Outlaws loved Quincy

Dirt late model hall of famer Billy Moyer is never one to allow the intricacies of racing  to get in the way of one of his comfortable down-home explanations. Moyer was busy late Thursday night providing insight about what had been a hectic final couple of laps in the inaugural Workforce 40 at Quincy Raceways. […]

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Pierce second in NASCAR event, Quincy next

July 23, 2015 1 Comment
Pierce second in NASCAR event, Quincy next

Thursday night at the Bullring could really be something to be behold. Already billed as the biggest night in the history of Quincy Raceways with the inaugural visit by the World of Outlaws late models, plus the MOWA sprints, add the allure of Bobby “The Smooth Operator” Pierce to the mix. Pierce is scheduled to […]

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Jake Griffin No. 8 in practice sessions

July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Jake Griffin No. 8 in practice sessions

ROSSBURG, Ohio — Quincy driver Jake Griffin was eighth-quickest in both practices sessions for Wednesday night’s Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at famed Eldora Speedway. Griffin was clocked at 85.086 mph during the second run after an 87.515 mph effort in the initial practice. In the second run, Griffin was right behind […]

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Keep an eye on Briggs on Thursday night

July 21, 2015 1 Comment
Keep an eye on Briggs on Thursday night

Boom Briggs could be another driver to watch in Thursday’s World of Outlaws late model series stop at Quincy Raceways. Briggs is coming off his first top-five finish of the season Saturday night at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Wis. Forced to unload his backup Longhorn Chassis after his primary machine suffered mechanical woes […]

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Star-studded lineup taking shape for Thursday

July 20, 2015 2 Comments
Star-studded lineup taking shape for Thursday

As the excitement begins to build for Thursday night’s Workforce 40 World of Outlaws late model spactacular at the Bullring, this is the latest from track promoter Ken Dobson. “I sent out texts to a few guys who aren’t top 10 in Outlaw points to see if they were coming,” Dobson said. “The (‘yes’ replies)  […]

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