Archive for October, 2010

Work on the track: 5

October 31, 2010 0 Comments
Work on the track: 5

Thanks to Joe Bliven and Quincy Raceways for these pictures. Work has been under way for about two weeks, taking off banking at both ends and along both the front and back stretches.

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Work on the track: 4

October 31, 2010 0 Comments
Work on the track: 4

Thanks to Joe Bliven and Quincy Raceways for these pictures. Work has been under way for about two weeks, taking off banking at both ends and along both the front and back stretches.

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Work on the track: 3

October 31, 2010 13 Comments
Work on the track: 3

Thanks to Joe Bliven and Quincy Raceways for these pictures. Work has been under way for about two weeks, taking off banking at both ends and along both the front and back stretches.

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Work on the track: 2

October 31, 2010 0 Comments
Work on the track: 2

Thanks to Joe Bliven and Quincy Raceways for these pictures. Work has been under way for about two weeks, taking off banking at both ends and along both the front and back stretches.

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Work on the track: 1

October 31, 2010 0 Comments
Work on the track: 1

Thanks to Joe Bliven and Quincy Raceways for these pictures. Work has been under way for about two weeks, taking off banking at both ends and along both the front and back stretches.

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‘Pretty Doug’ returning as Bullring announcer

October 31, 2010 6 Comments

“Trouble in turn four!!” That will be one of the familiar catch phrases heard again at the Bullring during the 2011 season. The friendly baritone of Doug Mealy – a.k.a “Pretty Doug” — will be returning as track announcer after spending the 2010 season as chief steward. Management officials confirmed the move this weekend. Mealy […]

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Prices at gate will remain the same in 2011

October 31, 2010 0 Comments

More good news for local dirt-track fans pertaining to the 2011 season at Quincy Raceways. Management has announced  no increase in ticket prices at the gate for regular weekly shows in 2011. Proces will remain: Adults: $10. Seniors: $7. Students (11-15): $5. Kids (10 and under): Free. Family pass: $25 for two adults and two students. The […]

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Races to start at 6:30 p.m. in 2011

October 31, 2010 7 Comments

The changes continue at the Bullring. Quincy Raceways officials have announced the starting time for 2011 races will be 6:30 p.m., and a more concerted effort effort will made to start on time. Last season the starting time was moved up to 5:30 p.m., but no program began on time at any point of the […]

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Stock cars back in 2011; Track expands to 5 classes

October 29, 2010 12 Comments
Stock cars back in 2011; Track expands to 5 classes

The wait is over. Quincy Raceways officials today announced the lineup of classes for the 2011 season: • IMCA late models • UMP modifieds • IMCA stock cars • Hobby stocks • Wild Things (four cylinders) There were two specific surprises with that revelation, most notably the addition of a fifth class — the four-cylinder […]

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Late Model Driver of the Year: Denny Woodworth

October 28, 2010 0 Comments
Late Model Driver of the Year: Denny Woodworth

As a reporter, I am supposed to check my personal preferences at the gate. And for most of the season, I was able to do just that, but down the stretch I couldn’t help it. I was hoping Denny Woodworth would win the late model track championship. Not that I was rooting against eventual runner-up Jason […]

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