Quincy Raceways

It’s here! It’s here! Book on Quincy Raceways available Saturday at mall show

March 7, 2012 9 Comments
It’s here! It’s here! Book on Quincy Raceways available Saturday at mall show

I have to admit, I’m kind of excited about Saturday. It’s the annual Quincy Raceways show at the Quincy Mall, and it’s also the day that “DIRT: The Boys Who Make The Noise” makes its first public appearance. The book is a look at the history — the cars, the stars, the fans — of […]

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Not enough rain to wash out IMCA Stock Car Shootout

June 27, 2010 6 Comments

Quincy Raceways issued this press release Sunday. “Only a small amount of rain has fallen at Quincy Raceways as of 10:45 a.m. this morning. The track and pit area are in very good shape with no standing water. We are watching the radar closely and will update status for tonight’s Tri-State IMCA Stock Car Shootout […]

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Winning feature on Opening Night not always a good sign

March 30, 2009 0 Comments
Winning feature on Opening Night not always a good sign

Race week is finally here. If it seems like an eternity since we last gathered at the Bullring … well, it has been, at least in racing terms. September was a long, long time ago. Sunday evening cannot arrive too soon, and for reasons beyond the excitement of Opening Night. Three of the four Quincy […]

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Until season starts, take some laps with these thoughts

March 24, 2009 12 Comments
Until season starts, take some laps with these thoughts

Ten things to consider as the first green flag on April 5 draws closer at Quincy Raceways: 1. We always hear about how much more powerful those late model UMP power plants are when compared to the IMCA spec engines, yet I find it interesting the fastest lap turned in 2008 belonged to Jason Frankel […]

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Six have chance to join select club at Bullring

March 3, 2009 0 Comments
Six have chance to join select club at Bullring

Six drivers at Quincy Raceways have a chance to join an elite club this season. When the first green flag of the year drops April 5, it will christen the 35th season at the venerable Broadway Bullring. Only seven drivers have won three or more track championships over the past 34 years. Here are the […]

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Justin Reed, Matt Bailey two drivers to watch

February 24, 2009 3 Comments
Justin Reed, Matt Bailey two drivers to watch

Five things to think about with the dirt-track season now less than six weeks away: 1. The drive for five: Four different late model drivers have been track champions this decade. That’s one more than any other decade in track history. Champs since 2000 have been Mark Burgtorf, the late Brent Slocum, Lonnie Bailey and […]

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Four drivers have a chance to unseat Long

February 17, 2009 3 Comments
Four drivers have a chance to unseat Long

Realistically, can Michael Long be stopped from another dominating season at Quincy Raceways? Actually, “dominating” is being kind to the modified opposition. “Smothering” might be more accurate. A week ago in this space, I asked if late model legend Mark Burgtorf could be beaten if he ran a full points schedule. It’s more or a […]

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If Burgtorf runs full points schedule, can he be beaten?

February 8, 2009 22 Comments
If Burgtorf runs full points schedule, can he be beaten?

If Mark Burgtorf races every week at Quincy Raceways this year,it could mean for a great points race with defending champ Jason Frankel. Thinking back, ole Doug may have been rather prophetic. "Ole Doug" is Doug Mealy, a good ole boy from the heart of — as he says — "Mi-zur-ah." Ole Doug also is […]

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The Broadway Bullring Top 10: Great Scott! We owe them a lot

January 12, 2009 0 Comments
The Broadway Bullring Top 10: Great Scott! We owe them a lot

No. 1: Change in ownership ushers in new era at 8000 Broadway (The most important events, individuals and decisions from the last 10 years at Quincy Raceways) For more than 30 years, the Scott family and Quincy Raceways were synonymous, one in the same. You could count on seeing Albert, Bob, Jeff, Jan … someone […]

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The Broadway Bullring Top 10: Mark it down, the true dynasty is Burgtorf’s

January 6, 2009 2 Comments
The Broadway Bullring Top 10: Mark it down, the true dynasty is Burgtorf’s

No. 3: Burgtorf has given new meaning to consistency (The most important events, individuals and decisions from the last 10 years at Quincy Raceways) I once asked some of Mark Burgtorf's chief challengers at Quincy Raceways what his secret was. After all, how could one driver be so dominant for so long? "Mark has more […]

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