Archive for July, 2012

The Dirty Thirty: Dunker continues No. 1 reign

July 31, 2012 18 Comments
The Dirty Thirty: Dunker continues No. 1 reign

1. (1.) Tony Dunker: Three track titles and a national championship all in the same season? We’re talking Mark Burgtorf territory here. 2. (3.) Michael Long: Michael is obviously in one his grooves. Is another three-win weekend on tap? 3. (2.) Steven DeLonjay: Look who is back on top of the modified points. 4. (4.) […]

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Most exciting series at the Bullring?

July 31, 2012 6 Comments
Most exciting series at the Bullring?

The term “exciting” can be defined in different forms, especially by race fans. What constitutes an “exciting” race? Is it a ton of crashes, side-by-side racing for the top spot, a lot of lead changes or something else? If “lead changes” is within the parameters of how you determine excitement, it may surprise you the […]

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Pat Dunker: The People’s Champion

July 30, 2012 53 Comments
Pat Dunker: The People’s Champion

Only Pat Dunker himself could have possibly known late Sunday night the emotions he was experiencing. His eyes told a million stories, his smile but one. Moments before, Dunker had won the sport compact feature, a feat that normally would not attract any major headlines. But on this particular Sunday evening that checkered flag the […]

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This week’s medal winners

July 28, 2012 1 Comment
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: TEAMFOURBOSS “DIRTCHEAP – A.K.A “MR KNOW-IT ALL” 1ST OF ALL ITS NOT “PAYING” DRIVERS ITS SIMPLY OFFERING THEM SOME EXTRA MONEY TO HELP OFFSET THE COST OF RACING. COULD YOU ALSO EXPLAIN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC WHY LEE COUNTY SPEEDWAY GETS 16-20 CARS EVERY FRIDAY NITE IN THE SPORTMODS WHEN 2 CARS HAVE […]

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Seeing where we stand with two months to go

July 28, 2012 2 Comments
Seeing where we stand with two months to go

Following a week off because of the high temperatures, the action resumes at Quincy Raceways Sunday night with a full schedule involving all series. There are just two months left in the points season — which is hard to believe — so let’s capsulize each of the weekly classes as we head into the final […]

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Stevie Dirt: King of the Adams County Fair?

July 26, 2012 2 Comments

Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois It’s a DIRT-y job. but someone has to do it.

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Reed, Woodruff, DeLonjay chasing elite status

July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Reed, Woodruff, DeLonjay chasing elite status

Justin Reed is not leading the late model points race — he is second — but he’s definitely within range of winning a second straight track championship. That would put him in some select company. Seth Woodruff is leading his division — the second-year sport impacts — and if he makes it two in a […]

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Hot temps, lower car counts

July 23, 2012 13 Comments
Hot temps, lower car counts

The long, hot summer has been taking a toll on car counts at the Bullring. While this year’s numbers are still way ahead of 2011, as the thermometer has climbed in recent weeks the car counts have gone a bit south. In fairness to the pit counts, this is the time of the year when […]

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The Dirty Thirty: Dunker, DeLonjay lead the way

July 22, 2012 2 Comments
The Dirty Thirty: Dunker, DeLonjay lead the way

1. (1.) Tony Dunker: Who will more features this year? Tony or Abe Huls? 2. (3.) Steven DeLonjay: Steven won the first Dirty Thirty title. Can he go back-to-back? 3. (2.) Michael Long: Michael leads all UMP modified drivers with 12 victories. 4. (5.) Abe Huls: Which driver will be the first not to win […]

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Quincy Raceways calls off Sunday night schedule

July 21, 2012 4 Comments
Quincy Raceways calls off Sunday night schedule

Due to the continued extreme heat conditions — and forecasts for up to 105 degrees on Sunday — Quincy Raceways officials have canceled Sunday night’s weekly racing program. The next action will be Sunday, July 29, which will be Fan Appreciation Night sponsored by Summy Tire and Mark Twain Casino. All adult admissions will be […]

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