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This week’s medals

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
This week’s medals

Gold medal: Kenny D “Overrated: 5 lap longer Late Model features than other tracks. Underrated: 5 more Late Models.” Silver medal: Kenny Pratt “I agree Mr D. 25 laps and fill the field.” Bronze medal: Fordracer06 “Overrated: Snakes as pets. Underrated: Jake “The Snake” Powers (I bet he is in the thick of the stock […]

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The Offseason Dirty Thirty

January 27, 2015 2 Comments
The Offseason Dirty Thirty

Let’s be honest. Offseason rankings in any sport are pretty much a crapshoot. But that doesn’t mean they’re not fun to talk about, so here’s the fourth annual Offseason Dirty Thirty to chew on leading up to Saturday night’s banquet. I have ranked only drivers who seem to be relatively safe bets to be track […]

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Scouting the late models

January 23, 2015 6 Comments
Scouting the late models

As the 2015 season grows closer, my crack staff has been busy making phone calls and checking out rumors concerning the late models. The end result of the research is cause for some mild optimism. At this point, 5-7 drivers appear to be locks for every Sunday night. That number may actually prove to be […]

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2015 will be Gordon’s final full-time ride

January 22, 2015 1 Comment
2015 will be Gordon’s final full-time ride

(From CBS) RICHMOND, Va. — Four time NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion Jeff Gordon announced Thursday morning that the upcoming season will be his last as a full-time driver. Below is part of a release sent out by Hendrick Motorsports: Jeff Gordon, the celebrated stock car champion whose crossover appeal helped take NASCAR into the […]

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Overrated, underrated: Part 2

January 21, 2015 3 Comments
Overrated, underrated: Part 2

We had some fun with this last January, so here we go again: Overrated: “B” mains. Underrated: Trophy dashes. (Bring ‘em back!) Overrated: Michael Keaton. Underrated: Michael Long. (He would make a much better Batman. After all of those years in a modified, guys like the Joker and Penguin would not stand a chance against […]

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Best rivalries for 2015?

January 19, 2015 1 Comment
Best rivalries for 2015?

Four of the five weekly series at Quincy Raceways in 2015 should have at least one dandy natural rivalry we’ll be following. See if you agree with me: Late models: I look for Mark Burgtorf vs. Denny Woodworth to pick up right where it left off last September. Those two are the overwhelming title favorites […]

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This week’s medal winners

January 18, 2015 3 Comments
This week’s medal winners

The first edition of “Medal Winners” for 2015: Gold medal: jumpinjimmy “We are only racing Quincy this season. We was leading points last season at 2 tracks and started having all kinds of issues. Going down to one night we will see. This Stevie has his favorites and that’s fine, who doesn’t, but let’s see […]

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Jake Griffin gets NASCAR truck ride

January 14, 2015 1 Comment
Jake Griffin gets NASCAR truck ride

Quincy racer Jake Griffin, who recently turned 16, is one happy camper today — no pun intended. Griffin has signed a deal with MB Motorsports to race its No. 63 Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Saturday, March 28. “Words can’t describe how excited I […]

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Possible late model rules changes

January 12, 2015 4 Comments
Possible late model rules changes

Quincy Raceways promoter Ken Dobson sad Monday some changes are being “strongly considered” for the standard DIRTcar Late Model rules package for alternative engine options for the tacrk’s weekly events. “Finding the right balance might take a little trial and error, but we are inclined to start with the additional breaks that were in place […]

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Tentative 2015 schedule released

January 12, 2015 2 Comments
Tentative 2015 schedule released

Below is a preliminary Quincy Raceways schedule for the upcoming season. Track promoter Ken Dobson still has some minor adjustments to make, including which nights will host the second annual Scottie Memorial Race and midseason championships. “I think people will find the schedule to be very similar to last season, with the addition of the […]

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