Showdown Sunday forecast

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Showdown Sunday forecast

Thankfully, Showdown Sunday will soon be here. I’ve been waiting patiently since about five minutes following last week’s final feature. Denny Woodworth or Mark Burgtorf? Michael Long or Steven DeLonjay? This should be a great night of racing between all of the track championship and triple crown possibilities. Here’s how I see it all playing […]

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1, 2, 3 … maybe 4 triple crown winners?

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
1, 2, 3 … maybe 4 triple crown winners?

On top of the two exciting points finishes in the late model and modified divisions coming up Sunday night, a record four drivers have a shot at a Quincy Raceways triple crown. A driver is recognized as triple crown winner when he takes the midseason and season-ending championship races, plus the points title. Only 13 […]

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Showdown Sunday could be much like 2008

September 10, 2014 1 Comment
Showdown Sunday could be much like 2008

Showdown Sunday will have a familiar look, much like the final night of points racing in 2008. Remember that year? It was the most exciting ending to the points races in track history. (This week will be the second.) In a few days, we will find out if: * Mark Burgtorf or Denny Woodworth will […]

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The Dirty Thirty

September 8, 2014 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

The next-to-last Dirty Thirty of the season: 1. Michael Long: Not only is Michael going for his first track title since 2008, he has a chance to lead the mods in money earned for the first time since 2010. Sunday’s feature win gave him $6,065. Steven DeLonjay, who has won the checkbook championship the last […]

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It’s going down to the wire in two classes

September 8, 2014 33 Comments
It’s going down to the wire in two classes

Sometime this week, the marketing department at Quincy Raceways might want to pull out its famous promotional slogan from years past. “Quincy Raceways — they’ll sell you the whole seat, but you’ll only need the edge.” That’s the kind night it will probably be next Sunday when the final round of points racing unfolds and […]

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This week’s forecast

September 4, 2014 7 Comments
This week’s forecast

Late models Pick to click: I think this will be a night when we see Bobby Pierce and Brandon Sheppard return to 8000 Broadway. If so, I’m going with The Smooth Operator. Don’t forget about: Red-hot Mark Burgtorf, who is trying to win his third straight feature for the first time since That’s a fact, […]

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Dunker close to moving into elite company

September 4, 2014 5 Comments
Dunker close to moving into elite company

Let’s be honest. Tony Dunker is going to win the sport mod track title. Dunker has a whopping 29-point lead, and this late in the season with the IMCA scoring method that is used for that series, that advantage might as well be 129 points. If, as expected, Dunker does hoist the championship trophy in […]

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The Dirty Thirty

September 2, 2014 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Steven DeLonjay: Steven has won eight or more features each of the past three seasons. He needs to win two more to stretch that streak to four years. 2. Michael Long: Michael still leads mod drivers in second half points, currently owning a 425-369 edge over DeLonjay. 3. Mark Burgtorf: Mark has regained the […]

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Hall of Fame adds six; Burgtorf regains lead

August 31, 2014 7 Comments
Hall of Fame adds six; Burgtorf regains lead

Sonny Findling just can’t stay away. Findling was one of the dirt-track heroes at Quincy Raceways during the 1980s when the Bullring was a NASCAR Weekly Series-sanctioned site. Findling’s last full-time season at 8000 Broadway was 1989, and although he made an occasional appearance now and then in ensuing years, the last time he steered […]

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This week’s medals

August 30, 2014 0 Comments
This week’s medals

Gold medal: TEAMFOURBOSS OKAY….WHATD I MISS THAT HAVING PASSING POINTS IN HEATS PUTS CRAPPY DRIVERS UP FRONT? HOW ARE THEY CRAPPY IF THEY PASSED CARS IN HEAT TO EARN THEIR FEATURE STARTING SPOT? MAYBE ITS HOW PEOPLE THINK I GET FAVORTISM BUT IM ON KENNY D’S SIDE, I BELIEVE OLE K.P WAS THE “I HATE […]

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