DeLonjay, Long flag-to-flag faves

August 18, 2015 1 Comment
DeLonjay, Long flag-to-flag faves

Modified drivers Steven DeLonjay and Michael Long have posted the most flag-to-flag feature victories since we began tracking that accomplishment in 2010. Long has two flag-to-flag wins this season, tying him with DeLonjay for 13 in the last 51/2 seasons. Here’s a breakdown, class by class, since 2010: FLAG-TO-FLAG FEATURE VICTORIES Since 2010, unless otherwise […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Michael is now the track’s all-time modified UMP era overall victory leader, 94-92 over Steven DeLonjay. 2. Dave Wietholder: Dave is the second mod driver in the UMP era to reach 6,000 track points. Steven DeLonjay, who is nearing 7,000, was the first. 3. Mark Burgtorf: Sunday night was the first time […]

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All Reed wants to do is race

August 16, 2015 4 Comments
All Reed wants to do is race

The ups, the downs, the excitement, the frustration. Justin Reed admits he loves everything connected with his personal passion — dirt-track racing. “I don’t hunt, I don’t fish and I’m not any good at yard work,” he said. “If I’m not with my wife and daughter, I’m in the race shop.” Reed, who grew up […]

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This week’s medal winners

August 15, 2015 5 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Kenny D “Really folks? You expect normal families to take a shot in the dark and choose to go to Quincy Raceways for the first time when they think this is the kind of crap they will deal with when they get there? On behalf of your race track, don’t settle your personal […]

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Make it No. 6 for Michael

August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Make it No. 6 for Michael

Michael Long fans have ruled the online voting for a sixth time this season. Long picked up his sixth Steve Dirt Driver of the Week award in as many opportunities with a relatively easily ballot win over Jason Perry. Long cornered 47.2 percent of the vote and Perry 27.9. Tony Dunker (20.6) was third. Brandon […]

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Picks to click

August 12, 2015 4 Comments
Picks to click

Late models Pick to click: Jason Perry. He might wind up being the unofficial second-half driver of the year. Best bet for a comeback: Jamie Wilson. That fifth-place finish was kind of a letdown after his feature-winning outing the previous week. That’s a fact, Jack: Justin Reed needs to lead seven feature laps to move […]

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Victory leaders, records

August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Victory leaders, records

VICTORY LEADERS, RECORDS Late models Total victories: Justin Reed, 5. Record: Mark Burgtorf, 28, 2006; UMP era: Dustin Griffin, 18, 2012. Feature victories: Mark Burgtorf, 2; Jamie Wilson, 2. Record: Mark Burgtorf, 13, 2006; UMP era: Dustin Griffin, 5, 2012. Heat victories: Justin Reed, 4. Record: Mark Burgtorf, 10, 2006; UMP era: Dustin Griffin, 8, […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 10, 2015 1 Comment
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Back on top and definitely in the driver’s seat for his first Dirty Thirty championship. 2. Dave Wietholder: Salvaging the points lead from that potential disaster Sunday night was a major plus. 3. Mark Burgtorf: Mark is looking for his first win since May 17 — but has not finished lower than […]

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Black Hat of the Bullring returns to victory lane

August 9, 2015 2 Comments
Black Hat of the Bullring returns to victory lane

Tony Dunker figures he finally caught a break. Dunker, the self-styled Black Hat of the Bullring who entered the season with three straight sport mod track titles, has spent most of 2015 playing catch-up with the rest of the series. Sunday night, however, the rest of the series was chasing Dunker across the feature finish […]

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Long edges Wilson — by one vote

August 7, 2015 0 Comments
Long edges Wilson — by one vote

For the fifth time this season, Michael Long is the Steve Dirt blog Driver of the Week, compliments of online voting by Quincy Raceways fans. But this was, by far, the closest ballot of the season. Long edged Jamie Wilson by one vote (31-30) for this week’s honor. The previous week’s feature winners are eligible […]

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