Does destiny await DeLonjay?

October 12, 2014 0 Comments
Does destiny await DeLonjay?

Steven DeLonjay now has the opportunity to go where no Quincy Raceways modified driver has gone before. No other mod driver in track history has ever won five straight championships, but DeLonjay will have that chance in 2015. This year’s track title was his fourth straight, tying him with his dad, Hank “The Crank” DeLonjay, […]

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Hey, Kenny D: Question No. 2

October 10, 2014 0 Comments
Hey, Kenny D: Question No. 2

I spent some time recently with promoter Ken Dobson, asking him about both 2014 and 2015. The following is the second of his responses: Question No. 2: What will the offseason hold? Kenny D: The first step will be getting a schedule together. I have something fairly tentative put together already, but it is subject […]

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Viva El Presidente!

October 9, 2014 2 Comments
Viva El Presidente!

Tony Dunker  has been to the sport mod series at the Bullring what Judge Roy Bean was to the old west: Judge, jury and executioner. While some of the field did commendable work in “catching up” to Dunker this season — well, at least little bit — he still rolled to a semi-comfortable track championship. […]

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Hey, Kenny D: Question No. 1

October 8, 2014 3 Comments
Hey, Kenny D: Question No. 1

I spent some time recently with promoter Ken Dobson, asking him about both 2014 and 2015. The following is the first of his responses: Question No. 1: “Now that year one is over, what are your thoughts concerning the Bullring?” Kenny D: We had a great time this year. It was a learning experience. We […]

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Abe is Driver of the Year, honest!

October 7, 2014 1 Comment
Abe is Driver of the Year, honest!

The stock car series at the Bullring is the property of Honest Abe Huls. The rest of us are just passing through on Sunday nights. Huls is the Stevie Dirt Stock Car Driver of the Year for a third straight season — and fourth time in seven years — after winning his second straight track […]

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Perry captures first DIRT-y vote honor

October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Perry captures first DIRT-y vote honor

Jason Perry was a relatively easy winner in the final DIRT-y Driver of the Year balloting, capturing the late model honor in an online vote of dirt-track fans. Perry collected 39.4 percent of vote to turn back runner-up Mark Burgtorf. Defending champ Ricky Frankel was third. Only three drivers garnered more than 10 percent of […]

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Becerra is Driver of the Year — again

October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Becerra  is Driver of the Year — again

The sport compacts  will have a different look in 2015. Much, much different. Unless he changes his mind, back-to-back track champion Austen Becerra is moving on to the sport mods. Becerra’s domination of this class actually began in mid-2012, when he won his first Stevie Dirt Driver of the Year award. He’ll leave with his […]

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Late model voting closes Monday night

October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Late model voting closes Monday night

Online voting for the sixth annual late model DIRT-y Driver of the Year clsoes at 10 p.m. Monday. The winner will be announced shortly afterward. Next on tap as we move into the off-season will be a mixture of the annual Stevie Dirt All-Dirt teams and Drivers of the Year, updated all-time rankings for each […]

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’12’ might be the ‘new 20′ in LM class

October 3, 2014 4 Comments
’12’ might be the ‘new 20′ in LM class

The top three drivers in career track points among the late models during the UMP era should come as no surprise. Mark Burgtorf, Denny Woodworth and Jason Perry lead the UMP-era points — and have also won the last three track championships. Those three drivers have also been the only three local talents who have […]

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Late models close DIRT-y Driver voting

October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Late models close DIRT-y Driver voting

The late models will draw the curtain on this sixth annual DIRT-y Driver of the Year online balloting. From now through Monday evening, vote for your favorite late model driver. Ricky Frankel is the defending champion. No late model driver has won the balloting two years in a row — although Justin Reed has won […]

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