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First practice Tuesday!

March 29, 2015 0 Comments
First practice Tuesday!

Quincy Raceways fans get their first look at the cars and drivers of 2015 with the first practice of the season Tuesday. Practice will run 6-9 p.m., with grandstands opening at 5 p.m. There is no admission for fans to watch practice. Promoter Ken Dobson moved the first practice up from April 5 because the […]

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41 for 41, No. 25: Is this the year?

March 28, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41, No. 25: Is this the year?

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) Modifieds have done it. Sport mods have done it. Stock cars have done it. Sport […]

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41 for 41, No. 24: Get outta their way

March 28, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41, No. 24: Get outta their way

For me, one of the most entertaining parts of the Sunday night features is watching which drivers can pick their way through the field. That’s what led to the creation of Improvement Points six years ago. Oldtimers like Jack Walbring prefer “hard charger” points. Whatever your semantic preference, they represent the same thing — positions […]

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‘Fireball’ finishes 26th at Martinsville

March 28, 2015 0 Comments
‘Fireball’ finishes 26th at Martinsville

Quincy Raceways regular Jake “Fireball” Griffin finished 26th Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at fabled Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. NASCAR  Sprint Cup regular Joey Logano won the 132-lap Kroger 250 in a green-white-checkers finish at the half-mile “Paper Clip” track. The 16-year-old Griffin qualified 24th for the 32-car field. “Well, I definitely […]

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Jake qualifies 24th

March 28, 2015 0 Comments
Jake qualifies 24th

Quincy Raceways regular Jake Griffin qualified 24th Saturday morning for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Race time is 1:45 p.m. Saturday. Fox Sports 1 is televising. Griffin had the 10th-fastest time by a Chevy. NASCAR Sprint Cup star Joey Logano is on the pole. Griffin, 16, is the […]

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41 for 41, No. 23: How many laps?

March 27, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41, No. 23: How many laps?

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) One of the more interesting offseason topics has been reducing the late model features to […]

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41 for 41, No. 22: For the hell of it

March 26, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41, No. 22: For the hell of it

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) Most of the offseason buzz connected with Quincy Raceways has been centered around the announcement(s) […]

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41 for 41. No. 21: Tougher than it looks?

March 26, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41. No. 21: Tougher than it looks?

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) There’s an argument to be made that winning a feature in flag-to-flag fashion is far […]

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41 for 41, No. 20: Pole dancing

March 25, 2015 0 Comments
41 for 41, No. 20: Pole dancing

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) Have you ever watched the beauty involved within a race that sees a driver starting […]

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41 for 41, No. 19: Secondly speaking

March 23, 2015 3 Comments
41 for 41, No. 19: Secondly speaking

(Editor’s note: Between now and the start of the Quincy Raceways season on April 12, we’ll present 41 predictions and thoughts — basically, in 41 days — specifically tied to 2015, which marks the 41st season at the Broadway Bullring.) Finishing second in most features really isn’t so bad. The check is still decent and […]

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