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It’s time to … ‘Ask Kenny D’

September 1, 2015 1 Comment
It’s time to … ‘Ask Kenny D’

With the season quickly winding down, what better time for another episode of “Ask Kenny D” with Bullring track promoter Ken Dobson. Stevie Dirt: What do you think have been the highlights of the season to date? Kenny D: Of course, the World of Outlaw show is a big highlight. It was nice to fill […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Michael has led 196 of a possible 300 modified feature laps. 2. Mark Burgtorf: Mark has earned $8,150 this year for all late model races at the Bullring and should top the $10,000 mark for the first time since 2009. 3. Dave Wietholder: Second-half mod points leaders — Michael Long 300, Dave […]

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Klingele back on top of the sport mods

August 30, 2015 7 Comments
Klingele back on top of the sport mods

Tanner Klingele regained control of the sport mod division Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. Klingele, who had sat atop the series points standings for three months until Joey Gower pulled into a dead heat for the lead Aug. 23, is now alone again at the top — barely. Klingele held off Gower, en route to […]

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Best news of the year?

August 28, 2015 1 Comment
Best news of the year?

As you might guess, I have a lot of conversations with track promoter Ken Dobson during the course of the season. My gut feeling was he would be back for a third year in 2016 as promoter, but until he made it official — or at least semi-official — I was not going to enjoy […]

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Long stretches streak to eight

August 28, 2015 0 Comments
Long stretches streak to eight

Michael Long withstood another strong challenge in the Stevie Dirt driver of the week voting. Long, who won his eighth modified feature last Sunday, collected 50 percent of this week’s vote to hold off a surprising run by fans of sport mod feature winner Austin Howes. Howes ended with 40.1 percent of the ballot. Brandon […]

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Picks to click

August 27, 2015 0 Comments
Picks to click

Late models Pick to click: Justin Reed. He has a victory and two second-place finishes in his last four starts. Best bet for a comeback: Mark Burgtorf. I doubt we see two straight DNFs. That’s a fact, Jack: Mark Burgtorf (45), Jamie Wilson (42), Justin Reed (39) are the top three late model drivers in […]

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How is your favorite driver doing?

August 26, 2015 0 Comments
How is your favorite driver doing?

Here’s how the drivers are performing as far as second-half points are concerned: Late models Justin Reed, 145 Denny Woodworth, 108 Jason Perry, 108 Mark Burgtorf, 101 Alan Westling, 98 Keith Pratt, 96 Trace Westling, 84 Modifieds Michael Long, 225 Steven DeLonjay, 183 Ricky Frankel, 181 Dave Wietholder, 175 Spencer Havermale, 134 Ryan Meyer 130 […]

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Regular Sunday show this week

August 25, 2015 5 Comments
Regular Sunday show this week

Quincy Raceways’ Sunday night schedule will be a regular weekly show, not any sort of makeup from June UMP Hell Tour event that was rained out. Track promoter Ken Dobson addressed the crowd last Sunday night at the track, but there still seemed to be some confusion early this week from those who were not […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 24, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

No major movement in this week’s rankings. Only three of the five weekly classes were in action Sunday night. (All photos courtesy Gregg Teel) 1. Michael Long: Iron Mike has led 20 or laps in three of his four straight feature victories during this current streak. 2. Dave Wietholder: Dave’s going to need a signature […]

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Woodworth, Carlin head Hall of Fame inductees

August 23, 2015 1 Comment
Woodworth, Carlin head Hall of Fame inductees

The Quincy Raceways Hall of Fame committee released the names of its 2015 inductees Monday morning. Headlining the six-man class that is scheduled for induction during the Sept. 6 racing program are a pair of drivers — Denny Woodworth and Steve Carlin — who each won multiple track championships. Also scheduled for induction are Mike […]

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