WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Aug. 9) – Joel Rust had the greatest seat for the best race in the house for most of 25 laps Tuesday night at Hamilton County Speedway.
Little did he know, a short time later it would lead the Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified driver to a victory lane celebration as the winner of the Harris Clash.
Rust, who started inside of row two, chased front row starters Chris Abelson and Kelly Shryock for all but three-quarters of a lap in the 25th annual event. Contact between the front-runners allowed…
DAVENPORT, Iowa (Sept. 21) – Jeff Aikey raced to his tour-career leading 61st feature win while Brian Harris clinched his career first Deery Brothers Summer Series championship Saturday evening at Davenport Speedway.
Aikey passed Justin Kay with eight circuits to go in the 40-lapper, then ran away from the rest of the field on the way to the $3,000 checkers.
The seven-time IMCA Late Model tour king also went home with the $250 Sunoco Race Fuels feature qualifier drawing prize and another $99 check from Ideal Ready Mix for perfect series attendance.
Kay was runner-up to…
FARLEY, Iowa (Sept. 13) – Jason Schueller led most of the way and pulled ahead late in winning Friday’s Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour presented by XSAN feature at Farley Speedway.
The $1,500 IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified series victory came during the Yankee Dirt Track Classic and put Schueller on the ballot for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational.
Mark Elliott qualified from his “B” feature and advanced 15 spots to second while new series point leader Mike Van Genderen was third. Mark Schulte and Jerry Luloff rounded out the top…
FARLEY, Iowa (Sept. 13) – A driver who is no stranger to victory lane at Farley Speedway won his career first Deery Brothers Summer Series feature there Friday night.
Chad Simpson raced his way from his “B” feature to the $3,000 checkers in the IMCA Late Model main event. A season-best 54 cars were entered in the Yankee Dirt Track Classic show, the 14th of 17 tour events this season.
Tommy Elston started on the pole and led the first 18 of 40 laps. Denny Eckrich ran second most of that time before catching Elston…
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (July 16) – And then there were seven.
Todd Shute became the seventh different winner in as many Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour presented by XSAN events this season, with a commanding run Tuesdaynight at Southern Iowa Speedway.
The IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified victory paid $1,000 and put Shute on the ballot for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational this September.
Runner-up Scott Hogan led the first eight of 25 circuits after starting outside pole and avoiding the mishaps that brought out two early cautions. Shute had his hands full with Mike…
DUBUQUE, Iowa (July 14) – Brian Harris returned to victory lane Sunday night at Dubuque Speedway, at the expense of the driver who had snapped his four-race Deery Brothers Summer Series winning streak.
Harris led most of the IMCA Late Model tour 50 lapper from the pole but the 12th starting Justin Kay didn’t give up his own three-race streak easily.
They traded the front spot four times over the final seven circuits, with Harris gaining the edge for the final two go-arounds after Kay missed his mark in the first set of turns.
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa (July 8) – The last time West Liberty Raceway hosted a Deery Brothers Summer Series event, Brian Harris sped to a record-tying fourth straight IMCA Late Model tour victory.
When the green flag flies Tuesday night, Justin Kay will try to motor to his third in a row.
Now second to Harris in the tour point standings, Kay won his career first Deery feature on July 2 at Independence Motor Speedway, then followed up with win number two on July 5 at Davenport Speedway.
“It’s been neat to win but that’s not…
DONNELLSON, Iowa (June 20) – There was no catching Steve Stewart Thursday night at Lee County Speedway.
Stewart became the fourth different winner in as many Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour presented by XSAN events this season, leading start to finish in the 30-lapper for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds.
The win, his career first on the circuit, paid $1,000 and put some extra cash in Stewart’s pocket before leaving the next day on a Las Vegas vacation. Thirty-two Modifieds were in the pits for the 2013 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier at…
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (June 6) – Ryan Ruter came up big at another big time IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified event Thursday night at Hamilton County Speedway.
Ruter reeled in Richie Gustin on the 11th circuit and led to the finish of the Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour presented by XSAN main event at Webster City.
The win, Ruter’s tour career first, paid $1,000.
Gustin started from the pole, led the first 10 laps and weaved through traffic with Ruter, pulling alongside but never able to complete the pass, before finishing second, four car lengths off…
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (June 6) – Brian Harris continues to improve on consistency.
After starting the Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Models with three consecutive third-place finishes, Harris won a second straight tour feature Thursday evening at Hamilton County Speedway.
The checkers at Webster City were good for $3,000. Also the winner on May 21 at Farley, Harris worked his way up from 11th starting and led the last 25 times around the track in the 40-lapper.
Ray Guss Jr., another two-time series winner this season, finished a distant second. Denny Eckrich, Andy Eckrich…