Key win for Babb?

July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Key win for Babb?

DANVILLE, Ill. — Shannon Babb may have taken an important step toward the UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour championship on Sunday night. Babb, who led all 40 laps in the main event, boosted his points lead to 41 over second-place Ryan Unzicker, who finished seventh. There are only four races left on this summer’s six-week […]

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It’s Moyer again; Stretch run is here

July 13, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Moyer again; Stretch run is here

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa — Billy Moyer won his UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour event  Saturday night at 34 Raceway. Moyer outdueled Brian Birkohfer and Chris Simpson, who combined to make up the top three finishers. Moyer now has a tour-best 10 victories. He has only raced 11 events. Two Quincy drivers raced to top-10 finishes. […]

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No racing Sunday night

July 13, 2014 0 Comments
No racing Sunday night

The downpour that occurred that about 3 a.m. and lasted quite awhile early Sunday has forced postponement of tonight’s scheduled racing. Officials convened early this morning at the facility and said there was no way to make the track and pit area race ready in time. Racing will resume next Sunday, July 20.

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Top drivers, biggest surprises in first half

July 12, 2014 1 Comment
Top drivers, biggest surprises in first half

Where has the time gone? Sunday night marks the start of the second half of the Quincy Raceways season, but before green flag falls let’s review the first half, division by division: Late models Driver of the first half: Even though he has yet to win a feature, the nod goes to points leader Mark […]

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Mr. Smooth pockets $10,000

July 12, 2014 1 Comment
Mr. Smooth pockets $10,000

FARMER CITY, Ill. — Billy “Mr. Smooth” Moyer is $10,000 richer after winning Friday night’s UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour event. Moyer’s victory was his fifth of the tour, the most among any drivers. He has only run 10 of the events. The tour moves to 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, on Saturday night. […]

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Sunday night forecast

July 11, 2014 2 Comments
Sunday night forecast

Here’s a look at what to expect in each of the five weekly racing series at the track Sunday night: Late models Pick to click: Mark Burgtorf. Enough of the second-place finishes. Don’t forget about: Justin Perry, who won last week’s feature and should be a major second-half force. That’s a fact, Jack: Defending track […]

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Top three in points finish 1-2-3

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Top three in points finish 1-2-3

MACON, Ill. — UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour points leader Shannon Babb outdueled Ryan Unzicker Thursday night to increase his advantage as event nears the home stretch. Babb’s victory boosted his advantage over Unzicker to 11 points, 1,278 to 1,267. Brian Shirley, third in points (1,230), was also third in the main event. Other notable […]

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Moyer wins; Babb back on top

July 10, 2014 1 Comment
Moyer wins; Babb back on top

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — With eight races remaining on the UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour, Shannon Babb is back on tops in the points standing. Babb holds a slim six-point lead (1,203 to 1,197) over Ryan Unzicker following Wednesday night’s race at the Terre Haute Action Track. Babb finished third in the race and Unzicker […]

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This week’s medals

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
This week’s medals

Gold medal: Lon Tournear “Skipp you must not be buying Dirt enough track food. You aren’t one of his picks anymore!” Silver medal: TEAMFOURBOSS “I POST HERE TODAY…TO PUBLICLY APOLOGIZE TO MR JAKE CROXTON FOR ACCUSING HIM OF GOOFING UP THE RESTART LINE-UP IN LAST WEEKS SPORTMOD FEATURE. THOSE WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE ARE NOW KNOWN […]

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Who is best-positioned for second half?

July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Who is best-positioned for second half?

The second half of the Quincy Raceways season starts Sunday night. Who has an advantage in the five weekly series as we approach crunch time? First, the class leaders: Late models: Mark Burgtorf 410, Denny Woodworth 383, Ricky Frankel 306, Justin Reed 290. Modifieds: Steven DeLonjay 531, Dave Wietholder 491, Michael Long 435, Robbie Reed […]

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