Picks to click

August 27, 2015 0 Comments
Picks to click

Late models Pick to click: Justin Reed. He has a victory and two second-place finishes in his last four starts. Best bet for a comeback: Mark Burgtorf. I doubt we see two straight DNFs. That’s a fact, Jack: Mark Burgtorf (45), Jamie Wilson (42), Justin Reed (39) are the top three late model drivers in […]

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How is your favorite driver doing?

August 26, 2015 0 Comments
How is your favorite driver doing?

Here’s how the drivers are performing as far as second-half points are concerned: Late models Justin Reed, 145 Denny Woodworth, 108 Jason Perry, 108 Mark Burgtorf, 101 Alan Westling, 98 Keith Pratt, 96 Trace Westling, 84 Modifieds Michael Long, 225 Steven DeLonjay, 183 Ricky Frankel, 181 Dave Wietholder, 175 Spencer Havermale, 134 Ryan Meyer 130 […]

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Regular Sunday show this week

August 25, 2015 3 Comments
Regular Sunday show this week

Quincy Raceways’ Sunday night schedule will be a regular weekly show, not any sort of makeup from June UMP Hell Tour event that was rained out. Track promoter Ken Dobson addressed the crowd last Sunday night at the track, but there still seemed to be some confusion early this week from those who were not […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 24, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

No major movement in this week’s rankings. Only three of the five weekly classes were in action Sunday night. (All photos courtesy Gregg Teel) 1. Michael Long: Iron Mike has led 20 or laps in three of his four straight feature victories during this current streak. 2. Dave Wietholder: Dave’s going to need a signature […]

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Woodworth, Carlin head Hall of Fame inductees

August 23, 2015 1 Comment
Woodworth, Carlin head Hall of Fame inductees

The Quincy Raceways Hall of Fame committee released the names of its 2015 inductees Monday morning. Headlining the six-man class that is scheduled for induction during the Sept. 6 racing program are a pair of drivers — Denny Woodworth and Steve Carlin — who each won multiple track championships. Also scheduled for induction are Mike […]

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This week’s medal winners

August 22, 2015 0 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Justin Reed “I don’t hunt, I don’t fish and I’m not any good at yard work.” Silver medal: Jeremy Rose “Really shouldn’t take anything away from Reed though dirteater, dude drove his guts out to get by the 20 and the 6. That’s the reason they run all the laps and not just […]

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Long withstands challenge from Reed

August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Long withstands challenge from Reed

He did it again. Michael Long fans withstood a stiff challenge from Justin Reed backers this week to win his seventh Steve Dirt blog driver of the week online voting honor. A deluge of Long fans bombarded the contest of the final 24 hours of voting to turn what had been a close contest into […]

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Picks to click

August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Picks to click

(Note: Late models and stock cars not racing this week. Sprint Invaders are part of this week’s lineup.) Modifieds Pick to click: Michael Long, unless someone like Rusty Griffaw shows up. Even then, I doubt if anyone can stop that runaway freight train with an 18L on the side. Best bet for a comeback: The […]

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DeLonjay, Long flag-to-flag faves

August 18, 2015 1 Comment
DeLonjay, Long flag-to-flag faves

Modified drivers Steven DeLonjay and Michael Long have posted the most flag-to-flag feature victories since we began tracking that accomplishment in 2010. Long has two flag-to-flag wins this season, tying him with DeLonjay for 13 in the last 51/2 seasons. Here’s a breakdown, class by class, since 2010: FLAG-TO-FLAG FEATURE VICTORIES Since 2010, unless otherwise […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Michael is now the track’s all-time modified UMP era overall victory leader, 94-92 over Steven DeLonjay. 2. Dave Wietholder: Dave is the second mod driver in the UMP era to reach 6,000 track points. Steven DeLonjay, who is nearing 7,000, was the first. 3. Mark Burgtorf: Sunday night was the first time […]

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