Archive for August, 2008

Burgtorf most successful Deery tour driver at Quincy

August 29, 2008 0 Comments

Here’s some more info about Sunday night’s Deery Brothers Summer Series tour stop at Quincy Raceways. First of all, a few of the raw facts: — This will be the 20th Deery race at 8000 Broadway.— There have been nine different winners.— A total of 37 different drivers have finished in the top five.— 57 […]

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Final late model leaders at other IMCA regional tracks

August 28, 2008 0 Comments

Here’s a look at the final top 10 late model points standings at other regional IMCA tracks: FINAL TOP 10 LATE MODEL POINTS34 RACEWAYWest Burlington, Iowa 1. Jason Frankel, Quincy, Ill., 563 points2. Tom Bowling, Danville, Iowa, 5303. Lonnie Bailey, Quincy, Ill., 5284. Tom Goble, Burlington, Iowa, 5215. Keith Pratt, Quincy, Ill., 5086. Matt Strassheim, […]

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Woodworth will try to duplicate April success

August 27, 2008 0 Comments

Denny Woodworth will try for a second straight Deery Brothers Summer Series tour victory on his home track Sunday night. Woodworth dominated the late model field back in April and will attempt to be the first driver since Rob Toland in 2004 to win two Deery events at Quincy Raceways in the same calendar year. […]

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Frankel reigns as IMCA national champion

August 26, 2008 4 Comments

The following was just posted on the IMCA Web site at about 1 p.m. today. Congratulations, Jason! VINTON, Iowa — Two wins on the final weekend and a track championship bonus helped make Jason Frankel a national champion.The Quincy, Ill., driver reigns over IMCA’s J & J Steel Late Model division. His first career national […]

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Only yesterday it seemed like April …

August 25, 2008 20 Comments

Sit back, take a deep breath and start scrolling your way through some bonus Monday morning coverage. You better grab a Pop Tart and a glass of Diet Mountain Dew, because you’re going to be here awhile. Enjoy! THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD What an amazing night at the old Bullring. Three of the four […]

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Burgtorf wins 200th career feature

August 24, 2008 0 Comments

WHEATLAND, Mo. — The wait is over for Mark Burgtorf. The 14-time Quincy Raceways late model track champ won his 200th career feature Saturday night in a $3,000-to-win MLRA event at Lucas Oil Speedway. The victory was Burgtorf’s third feature win this summer for the No. 7 team’s "outlaw" engine. Burgtorf had been stuck on […]

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Frankel cruises to 34 Raceway championship

August 24, 2008 6 Comments

WEST BURLINGTON, iowa — Quincy driver Jason Frankel secured his first IMCA late model track championship Saturday night when he won the final points feature, cementing a season-long domination at the track. Frankel held off Tom Goble, Keith Pratt, Matt Strassheim and Jay Johnson for the victory in the main event, helping him finish with […]

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Frankel comes up short in bid for Lee County title

August 23, 2008 2 Comments

DONNELLSON, Iowa — Jason Frankel lost his bid for the first of what he hoped would be three late model track championships this weekend when the Quincy, Ill., driver ended up second to Jay Johnson of West Burlington, Iowa, on the strength of a tiebreaker. Johnson won Friday night’s season points finale at Lee County […]

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We could witness history Sunday night at QR

August 23, 2008 0 Comments

There’s a good chance that Sunday night will produce at least one and as many as three of the closest track championships in Quincy Raceways history. • Three drivers (Tony Dunker, Michael Long, Steven DeLonjay) are separated by five points in the modified division as points racing comes to a close. • Three points are […]

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‘Showdown Sunday’ approaches at QR

August 22, 2008 0 Comments

They’ve raced all season to reach what awaits Sunday night, and as fans we have watched all spring and summer to do the same. Championships will be won and reputations shaped. It’s time for "Showdown Sunday." Titles will be decided in all four classes at Quincy Raceways, and three of those series should go down […]

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