Archive for October, 2011

Aaron Brocksieck 2011 Stock Car Driver of the Year

October 31, 2011 0 Comments
Aaron Brocksieck 2011 Stock Car Driver of the Year

Aaron Brocksieck had one of those brutal seasons in 2010. Anything that could have gone wrong pretty much did. He wound up seventh in the final Quincy Raceways stock car points standings. Brocksieck’s 2011 season was much different. Much, much different. Brocksieck claimed his first series title and second overall (he earlier won the hobby […]

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Steve Carlin 2011 Hobby Stock Driver of the Year

October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Steve Carlin 2011 Hobby Stock Driver of the Year

(NOTE: The following is the second in a series of Driver of the Year and All-Dirt Team releases.) Talk about a slam dunk. Selecting Steve Carlin for his second Stevie Dirt Hobby Stock Driver of the Year award in three years was probably the easiest decision in all of the classes. Let’s review: – Carlin […]

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Seth Woodruff 2011 Wild Thing Driver of the Year

October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Seth Woodruff 2011 Wild Thing Driver of the Year

For a first-year, four-cylinder series the Wild Things were better than anticipated, thanks to the excitement provided by the comeback of Seth Woodruff and the late-season finish of Kimberly Abbott. This was an incredibly balanced series, with about a half-dozen drivers taking turns running off two or three dominating weeks in succession. But when examining […]

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Sayonara, Deery Series … it was a great 14 years

October 27, 2011 1 Comment
Sayonara, Deery Series … it was a great 14 years

With the announcement that Quincy Raceways’ late models will be ULMA sanctioned in 2012 comes the reality that there will be no more IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series races at the Bullring. Quincy hosted 26 Deery events between 1998-2011. Those races had become fixtures and they’ll be missed, but I’m also excited to see what […]

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Blog temporarily suspended due to technical difficulties

October 26, 2011 0 Comments

Ongoing technical problems with this and other Herald-Whig blogs has forced a temporary suspension of posts here. As soon as the problems are corrected, we’ll be back!! Just consider this “intermission.” When we return we will feature our annual Drivers of the Year in each class and the All-Dirt teams. Sorry about the inconvenience, but […]

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It’s official — Quincy late models to be sanctioned by ULMA

October 25, 2011 3 Comments
It’s official — Quincy late models to be sanctioned by ULMA

Quincy Raceways’ late model division is now affiliated with the United Late Model Association (ULMA), a 5-year-old organization headquartered near Moberly, Mo. The announcement came Tuesday, following months of speculation the track would sever ties with the Vinton, Iowa-based International Motorsports Contest Association (IMCA). Quincy had been an IMCA affiliate since 1998. “In an effort […]

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Todd Reed is Modified DIRT-y Driver of the Year

October 25, 2011 0 Comments

(Stevie Dirt note to readers: We are still having problems with the blog site, especially with pictures, logos, etc. We continue to ask your patience until this matter is resolved.) A late charge by Todd Reed’s fan base over the weekend and Monday sent him to the championship in the third annual online voting for […]

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Stevie Dirt blog currently under caution

October 24, 2011 0 Comments

We are currently under a yellow flag in Stevie Dirtland. There has been a problem today with the host site of the “Stevie Dirt” blog. We apologize for the inconvenience. Some materials that have been posted recently have disappeared and we are working to correct the problem. We hope to be back in business either […]

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Lee County Speedway announces five classes for 2012 season

October 21, 2011 0 Comments
Lee County Speedway announces five classes for 2012 season

DONNELLSON, Iowa — Lee County Speedway will continue its longstanding connection with IMCA under new owners Dave and Yvonne Sapp, and with that the track announces today that all five classes will be IMCA sanctioned in 2012. This announcement means some changes will be coming to two of the classes at the .375-mile oval. • […]

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Lee County Speedway sold, new owners excited about opportunity

October 20, 2011 2 Comments
Lee County Speedway sold, new owners excited about opportunity

(Information compliments of Jack Walbring) DONNELLSON, Iowa – A deal was reached Thursday evening for the purchase of Lee County Speedway, Inc., which operates a weekly racing program at the Lee County Fairgrounds. Terry and Jenni Hoenig , who had served as owners for 14 years, announced that Dave and Yvonne Sapp of Keokuk will […]

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