Archive for July, 2010

Dieker, Ketchum, Tuggle head for checkered flag

July 31, 2010 2 Comments
Dieker, Ketchum, Tuggle head for checkered flag

Barring a late onslaught of votes, Eddie Dieker will win the Ultime Feature online ballot among the top 10 all-time ranked hobby stock drivers at Quincy Raceways. Dieker, who has led since day one of the competition that started on Monday, had collected 48.1 percent of the ballots at 8:10 p.m. Saturday. Voting will close around noon Monday. Dieker […]

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Cook, Lynch win Lee County features

July 31, 2010 0 Comments
Cook, Lynch win Lee County features

Jason Cook won the stock car feature Friday night at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa, turning back Nathan Wood and Matt Greiner in a 13-car feature. Greiner’s third-place finish will unofficially move him into the series points lead after previous leader Jeff Mueller finished 13th. Greiner trailed Mueller by six points going into the night. […]

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IMCA standings updates

July 31, 2010 7 Comments
IMCA standings updates

National IMCA Late Model Point Standings Through July 29 1. Ray Guss Jr., Milan, Ill., 793 2. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, Iowa, 758 3. Todd Cooney, Bondurant, Iowa, 751 4. Terry Neal, Ely, Iowa, 743 5. Cory Goldbeck, Camanche, Iowa, 716 6. Matt Ryan, Davenport, Iowa, 712 7. Al Johnson, Story City, Iowa, 700 8. Nate […]

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Despite limited amount of runs, Long could crack top 10 lists

July 30, 2010 1 Comment
Despite limited amount of runs, Long could crack top 10 lists

Not that Michael Long’s domination at Quincy Raceways needs any additional vindication to support the claim he is the top modified driver in the region, but consider this: Despite the fact he has not run every week at QR this season, and despite the fact there have been almost as many cancellations (7) as shows (9), Long has a […]

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Anyone else’s wife sick of them being at home Sunday nights?

July 28, 2010 11 Comments
Anyone else’s wife sick of them being at home Sunday nights?

I just looked at the weather forecast for Sunday for the first time this week. Could it be true? Could there be sunshine? Could there be … racing? My wife is really getting sick of me around the house on Sunday nights. “This my quiet time, why do you have to be here?!” she said […]

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This week’s medal winners

July 28, 2010 8 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Another week, another great bunch of contributors. Keep up the good work: Gold medal: “Just A Fan” had me laughing out loud a few times in the past week. And if she ever flies a plane I’m never leaving the house again. (Hmmm … I’m just thinking out loud, but I wonder if there has […]

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Voting remains close behind leader Dieker

July 28, 2010 0 Comments

Eddie Dieker’s lead remains comfortable in the Ultimate Feature online voting, but behind the retired four-time track champion it remains a scramble. Dieker, the top seed in the balloting matching the all-time top 10-ranked hobby stock drivers, had 57.7 percent of the votes at 3:51 p.m. Wednesday. Behind him was Harold Ketchum (10.3 percent), then […]

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Ten surprises of this rain-plagued season

July 27, 2010 13 Comments
Ten surprises of this rain-plagued season

Once again, there is little to “predict” again this week after back-to-back rainouts, so this we’ll look at the 10 biggest surprises of this abbreviated season to date: 1. The emergence of Bobby Anders in hobby stocks: Anders had proven in recent years he had the ability to run up front, but mechanical issues — […]

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Close battle for second behind early leader Dieker

July 27, 2010 3 Comments

Eddie Dieker continues to dominate online as he did on track. Dieker is a runaway leader in the early “laps” of the Ultimate Feature, a week-long online vote for who race fans think would win a main event consisting of the all-time top 10-ranked drivers in the hobby stock class at the Bullring Right now, […]

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Dieker takes early lead in ‘Ultimate Feature’

July 26, 2010 1 Comment

Four-time track champion Eddie Dieker, who retired after the 2006 season, is the early leaer among online voters in the Ultimate Hobby Stock Feature, showing more than 59 percent of the ballot at 8:37 p.m. Monday. The top all-time 10-ranked hobby stock drivers were matched in this first-ever online vote. Voting continues through noon on […]

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