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This week’s medal winners

July 2, 2015 0 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Qcy Godfather “Dear Mother Nature: Please take your rain somewhere else. Racers want to race, Fans need dirt in their beer, and Kenny D. would like complaints that weren’t soaking wet. You could take it to California where they are begging for it or to Ohio where they wouldn’t know the difference. Thanking […]

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Feger collects victory

July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Feger collects victory

BOSWELL, Ind. — Jason Feger picked up a Summer Nationals victory Wednesday night as the UMP Hell Tour finally got to race again. Feger was the winner at Daugherty Speedway as the Hell Tour returned to action following four straight rainouts. Finishing behind Feger were Kent Robinson were Billy Moyer Jr., Bobby Pierce and Frankie […]

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Surprise! Surprise! Hell Tour rained out

June 30, 2015 0 Comments
Surprise! Surprise! Hell Tour rained out

LAKE ODESSA, Mich. — The UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour event was rained out — again — Monday night at I-96 Speedway. That marked the fourth straight rainout for the cursed tour this year and eighth overall. Only 10 of 18 scheduled races have been run on this season’s June 10 to July 11 schedule. […]

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Quincy Raceways to run Friday night

June 30, 2015 3 Comments
Quincy Raceways to run Friday night

Quincy Raceways has scheduled a Friday night program that will feature four of the five weekly classes: — Modifieds. — Sport mods: IMCA, UMP and USRA cars will be eligible. — Stock cars: Quincy IMCA and JAcksonville UMP cars are eligible. — Sport compacts: IMCA sanctioned cars, although a separate “open” class may be added. […]

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QR will be part of Aug. 27-30 late model festival

June 29, 2015 3 Comments
QR will be part of Aug. 27-30 late model festival

CONCORD, N.C. – Quincy Raceways will be part of a four-race UMP DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Series that will feature four consecutive nights of $5,000-to-win races Aug. 27-30. Events at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway and Quincy (Ill.) Raceways will now bookend two previously scheduled events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, […]

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Another Hell Tour washout

June 29, 2015 1 Comment
Another Hell Tour washout

LINCOLN, Ill. — Another night, another UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour rainout. Sunday evening’s scheduled event at Lincoln Speedway was rained out. That makes seven Hell Tour washouts since the tour opened June 10. Monday is a scheduled off day for the Summer Nationals. The next scheduled Hell Tour race is in Lake Odessa, Mich., […]

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No racing Sunday night

June 28, 2015 4 Comments
No racing Sunday night

It’s official, for the first time in at last 17 years Quincy Raceways has been rained out for an entire month. (The closest we came to racing was Monday’s attempt to complete  the Hell Tour schedule, which was washed out before any of the features could be run.) Track promoter Ken Dobson offered this comment […]

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In case you missed it …

June 27, 2015 1 Comment
In case you missed it …

A few things that may have been lost in all of the Hell Tour talk in recent days: No late models Sunday night Late models are not running Sunday night at the track in an effort to give as many of the local drivers a chance to run the Hell Tour date in Lincoln, Ill., […]

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More rainouts for Hell Tour

June 26, 2015 0 Comments
More rainouts for Hell Tour

Both Friday and Saturday night UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour events have been washed out due to rain and/or wet grounds. Both were $10,000-to-win events, Friday at Paducah, Ky., and Saturday at Pevely, Mo. Six of the first scheduled 16 tour stops have been rained out. The next race is Sunday at Lincoln, Ill., a […]

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Hell Tour makeup date is set

June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Hell Tour makeup date is set

Quincy Raceways promoter Ken Dobson announced Friday afternoon the UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour makeup date will be Sunday, Aug. 30. It will not, of course, be an official Hell Tour points race since the tour ends July 11, but all of the key drivers from the Sunday-Monday rainouts — for the exception of Brandon […]

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