Archive for May, 2013

This week’s medal winners

May 30, 2013 0 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Charlie Bryson “My gosh, it must be the weather, but I have to agree with DRONE about Moon. What am I thinking, oh my god.” Silver medal: DRONE “DRONE AND CHARLIE AGREEING ON A TOPIC, I JUST FELL OUT OF MY CHAIR, HURT MY BACK AND NOW HEADED TO THE CHIROPRACTORS OFFICE………… WHO […]

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Opening night win holds no guarantee

May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Opening night win holds no guarantee

Every racer whoever stepped on the gas wants to get off to a good start once the season arrives. But winning a feature on opening night does not necessarily guarantee success, or at least a track championship. Only seven times in the past decade at Quincy Raceways has a driver won an opening night main […]

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Checking the end of May report card

May 28, 2013 13 Comments
Checking the end of May report card

All of this down time because of the wet weather is driving most race fans a little crazy. Or, in the case of the Blonde Girls, a lot crazy. That said, let’s dissect the first quarter of the season, class by class: Late models Driver of the Year — so far: In a season that […]

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Century club is calling

May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Century club is calling

There’s a good chance we could have three new members to the 100-victory club this season. Since we started keeping stats at the Bullring 15 years ago, only five drivers have cracked the mark — and just one (Denny Woodworth) in the past couple of seasons. But it appears three more drivers — Steven DeLonjay, […]

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Racing washed out Sunday night

May 26, 2013 0 Comments

Wet conditions resulting from weekend rains has forced Quincy Raceways to cancel Sunday night’s scheduled action featuring the MOWA sprint cars. All five regular weekly series will return to the track next Sunday, June 2.

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That’s a fact, Jack

May 24, 2013 3 Comments
That’s a fact, Jack

Here’s what to look for Sunday night at the Bullring. Remember, the late models are idle, but the Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) 410 sprints will be in action: Modifieds Pick to click: Dave Wietholder wins his first feature of the season and takes over the points lead. Best bet for a comeback: James Leffew, […]

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Group trying to organize Pittsfield Speedway reunion

May 23, 2013 8 Comments
Group trying to organize Pittsfield Speedway reunion

A group of area race fans is attempting to put together a tribute to the old Pittsfield Speedway — but needs your help. George Halpin of Pittsfield is one of those trying to get the ball — err, wheel — rolling. “A meeting was held recently to explore the possibility of having a Pittsfield Speedway […]

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Quincy race fans, you can help

May 23, 2013 0 Comments
Quincy race fans, you can help

The following formation was taken from the Midwest Open Wheel Association website in an effort to help MOWA spread the word about its goal this weekend. Quincy race fans, this is another chance for “racers — and race fans —to help racers.” Please read: “Obviously the tragedy in Moore, Okla., is affecting thousands of lives. […]

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The Dirty Thirty: Is Dunker heir apparent?

May 21, 2013 7 Comments
The Dirty Thirty: Is Dunker heir apparent?

Steven DeLonjay maintains his hold on the No. 1 spot in this week’s Dirty Thirty, but who will succeed him a week from now? Steve-O will not be on hand Sunday night, which will likely mean he’ll forfeit the No. 1 position. So who will step up to the throne? No. 2 Tony Dunker has […]

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DeLonjay to miss Sunday; Who will be new leader?

May 20, 2013 0 Comments
DeLonjay to miss Sunday; Who will be new leader?

Two-time defending UMP Modified track champion and current points leader Steven DeLonjay will miss Sunday night at the Bullring. DeLonjay, who will be out of town on vacation, said it is the first night of points racing he will have missed since his career began in 2006. “This trip has been planned for a long […]

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