This week’s forecast

August 7, 2014 0 Comments
This week’s forecast

All five weekly racing series are again in action Sunday night. Catch them while you can. Not only is the season winding down, but only three of the classes will be running Aug. 17 (sport mods, stock cars, sport compacts) when two divisions of sprint cars invade. Late models This week’s pick to click: I […]

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Second-half points can be second to none

August 6, 2014 0 Comments
Second-half points can be second to none

Those who are regular readers of this space know I have always been a strong proponent of the importance of watching how second-half track points develop. Not only do they tend to give you an idea of how the current season is progressing, but they can also give provide an eye to the future. The […]

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The Dirty Thirty

August 4, 2014 1 Comment
The Dirty Thirty

Following this week’s Dirty Thirty, we’ve added the top 10 from this day in August 2011. Just thought you might find it interesting. 1. Steven DeLonjay: If you look back over the past 3 1/2 years, I don’t think there is a driver at Quincy Raceways who can compare with the consistency shown by this […]

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Finally, it’s Tanner’s turn

August 4, 2014 14 Comments
Finally, it’s Tanner’s turn

Tanner Klingele exorcised all sorts of dirt-track demons Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. After almost three years of coming close to winning a feature in the sport mod series — sometimes, frustratingly close — Klingele broke through with a dominating run to finally reach victory lane. Klingele led the final 16 laps of the 18-lap […]

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This week’s medal winners

August 2, 2014 0 Comments
This week’s medal winners

Gold medal: Fordracer06 “OK Mr. Dirt! I’ve been kind of quit this year, but I’m not going to let this one go. Mr Bowtie! Really! Everybody knows bowties are for tuxedos; not for racing! Mr Bowtie!! That’s low! Go Ford nation!” Silver medal: Dave Moore “Dirt-Bag I been quite too but that is fightin words. […]

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This weekend’s forecast

August 1, 2014 2 Comments
This weekend’s forecast

All five series are in action Sunday. Racing begins at 6 p.m. Her’s what to expect: Late models Pick to click: Bobby Pierce, who will likely be on hand most Sunday nights down the stretch since he’s battling for UMP national honors. If he’s a no-show, I’m going with Jason Perry. Don’t forget about: Gordy […]

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Sitting down with Kenny D — Part 2

July 30, 2014 3 Comments
Sitting down with Kenny D — Part 2

Here’s part two of our sit-down with first-year Quincy Raceways promoter Ken Dobson of the CILTRAK Group. Stevie Dirt: Kenny, I’ve been hearing that you are considering experimenting with the schedule the last part of the season. Any truth to this? Kenny D: Heading into the last few months of the season, we are going […]

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Sitting down with Kenny D — Part 1

July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Sitting down with Kenny D — Part 1

As the season heads into the home stretch, I thought it might be interesting to see how the CILTRAK Group has viewed its first (of hopefully many) year(s) running Quincy Raceways. Today we get promoter Ken Dobson’s views on a handful of general items, and then in the second part he will reveal some plans […]

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The Dirty Thirty

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Michael’s heat-race victory Sunday night was his 70th UMP win at Quincy. Only Steven DeLonjay (84) has more. 2. Steven DeLonjay: How unusual was Stevo’s 17th-place finish on Sunday? In his 132 career modified features at the Bullring, he has finished first (38) or second (22) a combined 60 times. That translates […]

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Griffaw holds off Long, earns big paycheck

July 27, 2014 2 Comments
Griffaw holds off Long, earns big paycheck

Rusty Griffaw is regarded as one of the premier UMP dirt-track modified drivers in the nation. He showed why Sunday night. Griffaw strung together a textbook, 30-lap, flag-to-flag victory in the inaugural Gem City Ford Modified Grand Prix at Quincy Raceways. Griffaw’s win, while impressive, was anything but easy. He had to ward off challenge […]

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