Archive for March, 2011

DeLonjay should emerge on top in a strong, deep series

March 31, 2011 29 Comments
DeLonjay should emerge on top in a strong, deep series

 (This is the third of a four-part series involving the 2011 Stevie Dirt championship picks for Quincy Raceways. The season begins Sunday, April 3.) Let’s cut right to the chase. Two-time champ Michael Long probably will miss a week of  points racing here and there, so that eliminates him from the discussion of who will […]

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Some sights and sounds from the first night of practice

March 31, 2011 0 Comments

Here are some snippets from the opening night of practice at the Bullring. The boys are back in town — here is a look at a few of them. [local /wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Racing.flv nolink]

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Track draws rave reviews on first night of practice

March 30, 2011 9 Comments
Track draws rave reviews on first night of practice

Jim Powell’s smile said it all. “The track is back like it was when I started racing here in 1994, back like it was when my dad — Ol’ Snoopy — was racing in the 1970s,”  said Powell, one of the contenders to win this year’s hobby stock championship. Powell’s words had to be music […]

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Jeff Mueller’s No. 77m stock car

March 29, 2011 1 Comment
Jeff Mueller’s No. 77m stock car

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Modifieds, stock cars running for national, regional points Sunday

March 29, 2011 4 Comments
Modifieds, stock cars running for national, regional points Sunday

Word arrived today that UMP modifieds and IMCA stock cars will be running for national and regional points Sunday night at the Bullring. Track officials said both sanctioning had bodies OK’d the request from Quincy Raceways. Track points for all classes except late models will not begin until April 10, which is also the night of […]

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Track lowers menu prices, offers ‘Speedway Combo’ special

March 29, 2011 0 Comments
Track lowers menu prices, offers ‘Speedway Combo’ special

Quincy Raceways is trying to help race fans stretch their discretionary dollars this season by restructuring its concession menu and lowering prices in light of the current tough economic times. Track officials will also be offering what they feel will be a popular “Speedway Combo” special — any sandwich, fries and large fountain drink for […]

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In the stock car series, car counts will be the story

March 28, 2011 9 Comments
In the stock car series, car counts will be the story

 (This is the second of a four-part series involving the 2011 Stevie Dirt championship picks for Quincy Raceways. The season begins Sunday, April 3.) Without question, the most difficult series to handicap is the stock car class. We simply don’t know who is going to run full-time and who is not, which morphs into the real story […]

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Darin Weisinger’s No. 11 late model

March 28, 2011 6 Comments
Darin Weisinger’s No. 11 late model

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Carlin is pick in hobby stocks, but what a war it should be

March 27, 2011 1 Comment
Carlin is pick in hobby stocks, but what a war it should be

(This is the first of a four-part series involving the 2011 Stevie Dirt championship picks for Quincy Raceways. The season opens Sunday, April 3.) What could be the best start-to-finish points race at the Bullring this season might be in the hobby stock series where Steve Carlin, Bobby Anders and Jim Powell figure to go hammer-and-tong from April […]

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No practice Sunday night

March 27, 2011 1 Comment

Overall weekend weather conditions have officially wiped out Sunday night’s practice at Quincy Raceways. They’ll try again at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Pratice will last until 9 p.m. All classes are welcome. The season opener is Sunday, April 3.

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