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‘Group of Death’ dominates sport mod list

September 29, 2014 6 Comments
‘Group of Death’ dominates sport mod list

The Bullring’s fastest-growing series, those wacky sport mods, are virtually owned by the “Group of Death” (yeah, we still have World Cup fever) — in more ways than one. Three-time track champ Tony Dunker, Tanner Klingele, Joey Gower, Brad Holtmeyer and Bobby Anders dominated 2014 sport mod racing — and make up the “Group of […]

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Woodworth, Long wins spice closing night; Klingele collects sport mod Dirt-y Driver crown

September 28, 2014 29 Comments
Woodworth, Long wins spice closing night; Klingele collects sport mod Dirt-y Driver crown

Denny Woodworth and Michael Long both turned in convincing performances Sunday evening, helping pull the curtain in fitting fashion to the 40th anniversary season at Quincy Raceways. Woodworth and Long dominated the features in the track’s two marquee classes during Fan Appreciation Night at 8000 Broadway. Woodworth won the inaugural Pick Your Poison Late Model […]

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Abbott, consistency have been synonymous

September 27, 2014 1 Comment
Abbott, consistency have been synonymous

Kim Abbott has yet to win that elusive first big iron in the sport compacts, but no driver in the 4-year-old series has stockpiled more track points. Abbott has been a picture of consistency, never finishing lower than third in points since debuting in the sport compacts (then called “wild things”) back in 2011. Here’s […]

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This week’s medal winners

September 26, 2014 2 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Jason obert “Yea it was a great night of racing congrats to stevo and the 35 team on ur 4th consecutive title and mark burgtorf for being back on top again also tony dunker on another great year and all the other champions can’t wait for next week And the king of the […]

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Abbott garners second DIRT-y Driver award

September 25, 2014 3 Comments
Abbott garners second DIRT-y Driver award

It wasn’t even close. Kim Abbott rolled to her first DIRT-y Driver of the Year online voting award this week, collecting an impressive 72.5 percent of the ballots. It was one of the most decisive victories in DIRT-y Driver history. Abbott won the inaugural sport compact voting in 2012. Here’s how this year’s ballot broke […]

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Tony Stewart cleared

September 24, 2014 2 Comments
Tony Stewart cleared

This just in from The Associated Press: CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors announced Wednesday that a grand jury had decided against bringing criminal charges against three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, […]

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Abe’s success ‘points’ to lead

September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Abe’s success ‘points’ to lead

Abe Huls has won more stock-car track championships than any other driver in the series’ seven-year existence. So it’s no big surprise he has the most career track points among the stock drivers. What is mildly surprising is there are only four local drivers among the top 10 career totals. More than anything, that’s probably […]

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‘Pick Your Poison’ special for late models added to Sunday night’s schedule at Quincy Raceways

September 22, 2014 8 Comments
‘Pick Your Poison’ special for late models added to Sunday night’s schedule at Quincy Raceways

Late model fans, rejoice. “We have added a special late model event to Sunday’s Titan Wheel Fan Appreciation Night,” promoter Ken Dobson said Monday night. It’s being called the “Pick Your Poison Invitational.” Here are the details: * Field: 8 cars. * Drivers committed: Mark Burgtorf, Denny Woodworth, Jason Perry, Justin Reed, Jamie Wilson, Clink […]

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Huls romps to first DIRT-y driver title

September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Huls romps to first DIRT-y driver title

The online voters have spoken. Abe Huls is your 2014 DIRT-y Driver of the Year. This is Huls’ first DIRT-y selection, and he won it in style. Here’s a breakdown of the voting: Abe Huls, 53.6 percent Brandon Savage, 15.9 percent Jake Powers, 10.1 percent Others: Beau Taylor, Terry Houjston, Jerry Jansen, Nathan Hayes. STOCK […]

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Eight-year wait ends for Birck

September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Eight-year wait ends for Birck

The last time Adam Birck had won a feature at Quincy Raceways it was in a class that no longer exists. Birck ended an eight-year feature victory famine Sunday night when he won the most prestigious race of his career — the second annual King of the Bullring Shootout for sport mods. Birck outlasted a […]

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