Archive for April, 2008

Nezworski wins in West Burlington; QR drivers finish 2nd-5th

April 30, 2008 0 Comments

Andy Nezworski of Buffalo, Iowa, won Tuesday night’s Deery Brothers Summer Series race at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa — but that was only part of the story. Quincy Raceways regulars garnered the next four places, with Justin Reed finishing second, Mark Burgtorf third, Denny Woodworth fourth and Lonnie Bailey fifth. Two other Quincy […]

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Deery Brothers Summer Series information for April 30

April 30, 2008 0 Comments
Deery Brothers Summer Series information for April 30

Rob Toland has won four Deery Brothersraces at Quincy Raceways since 2003.(Photo courtesy of Hulett Photography) The first major event of the season at Quincy Raceways is tonight when the Deery Brothers Summer Series late model tour visits the .29-mile track. Racing starts at 7, with modifieds serving as the support series. Here’s some clip-and-save […]

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Some big names look to end unwanted streaks

April 29, 2008 2 Comments
Some big names look to end unwanted streaks

Some big-name drivers at Quincy Raceways are looking to end some notable winless streaks. Here are some familiar late model and modified drivers who have gone at least 10 feature races without accepting the checkers: Late models: Lonnie Bailey, 13 races, last win July 8, 2007.Terry Gallaher, 15 races, June 24, 2007.Dustin Neese, 16 races, […]

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At last, Deery Series to land at Quincy Raceways

April 28, 2008 20 Comments

Finally. More than two weeks after its original date was rained out, the Deery Brothers Summer Series late model tour will visit Quincy Raceways on Wednesday night. And the weather report looks — keep your fingers crossed — GREAT! Temperatures in the 70s and no rain. Racing is supposed to start at 7 in what […]

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Quincy Raceways preview for April 27

April 25, 2008 2 Comments

QUINCY RACEWAYS SUNDAY PREVIEW When: 6:30 p.m. Weather forecast: A chance of showers. It looks like it could be an extremely wet weekend. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s are expected on race night. LATE MODELS Points: IMCA points do not not begin until April 27. Most recent winner: Mark […]

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Time for the 10th annual ZZ Top Sharp-Dressed Man Awards

April 23, 2008 2 Comments
Time for the 10th annual ZZ Top Sharp-Dressed Man Awards

ZZ Top: Recognizing the sharpest-looking cars atQuincy Raceways for a decade. Four first-time winners highlight the 10th annual Herald-Whig ZZ Top Sharp-Dressed Man Awards for the best-looking cars in the four classes of competition at Quincy Raceways. Jason Frankel in late models, Jared Schlipman in modifieds, Jeff Mueller in IMCA stock cars and Bobby Anders […]

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Drivers have chance for historical titles

April 22, 2008 4 Comments
Drivers have chance for historical titles

A late model championship this seasonwould be Terry Gallaher’s fifth. His lasttitle was in 1991. Some Quincy Raceways drivers have an opportunity to join select company with a track championship this season. The most notable is Terry Gallaher, who figures to be in the hunt for the late model championship. A title would be Gallaher’s […]

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Long reaches 100; Burgtorf rips off fastest lap

April 21, 2008 0 Comments

Michael Long reached the century mark Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. When Long, the defending modified track champ, won a heat race it marked his 100th career victory at the Broadway Bullring. Long didn’t have to wait long — no pun intended — to get a start on the second hundred. He won the modified […]

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Quincy Raceways preview for April 20

April 17, 2008 34 Comments

QUINCY RACEWAYSSUNDAY PREVIEW When: 6:30 p.m. Weather forecast: Partly cloudy, chance of possible showers ending by around noon. Temperature in the evening should be in the 50s. LATE MODELS Points: IMCA points do not not begin until April 27. Most recent winner: Mark Burgtorf, April 6. The skinny: Sunday night should provide our first look […]

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Long’s next victory will be his 100th

April 16, 2008 2 Comments

With defending track champ Michael Long, it is not a question of “if,” but rather “when” his next modified victory will come at Quincy Raceways. And when it does, he will have reason to celebrate. Long’s next victory at he track will be the 100th of his career in Quincy and will come on the […]

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