EAST MOLINE, Ill. (May 5) – Sunday’s Deery Brothers Summer Series Hershel Roberts Memorial at Quad City Speedway brought out the best in Ray Guss Jr. again.
Guss won the IMCA Late Model tour event, held in memory of his late friend and car owner, for the third time, holding off a late challenge from Mike Zemo Jr. for the $3,000 victory.
Zemo found the fastest line on the high side and almost caught Guss with six circuits left in the 58-lapper. Guss moved up to slam the door shut, taking the…
VINTON, Iowa (April 30) – Opening night takes the Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour to Benton County Speedway for the third consecutive year next Tuesday, May 7.
The feature event for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds at Vinton will pay $1,000 to win and a minimum of $150 to start, and is a qualifying event for this fall’s Fast Shafts All-star Invitational ballot.
IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Belleville Motorsports North Central Region and Allstar Performance State points, as well as special series points, will be awarded.
Pit gates open at 5…
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (April 30) – After five straight rainouts, the Deery Brothers Summer Series gets back on track with a Sunday, May 5 show at Quad City Speedway.
The third annual Hershel Roberts Memorial event for IMCA Late Models pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start.
Ray Guss Jr. of Milan won the two previous events, held in memory of his late friend and car owner.
Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. The drivers’ meeting is at 5:15 p.m., with hot…
DAVENPORT, Iowa (April 16) – The first Deery Brothers Summer Series events of the season at Davenport Speedway and at Farley Speedway are slated this weekend.
Davenport hosts the IMCA Late Model tour on Friday, April 19 while Farley is site of the Saturday, April 20 show. Both events will be held on 3/8-mile ovals and each pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start.
Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. at Davenport. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts…
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa (April 9) – Doubleheader action is next on the docket for the Deery Brothers Summer Series, with a pair of events this weekend.
The IMCA Late Model tour is at West Liberty Raceway on Saturday, April 13, then heads to Dubuque Speedway for a Sunday, April 14 show.
Both events pay $3,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start. The Dubuque race had been postponed and rescheduled from April 5.
Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. at West Liberty. Hot laps…
WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (April 6) – The first crown jewel in the 2013 Deery Brothers Summer Series belongs to Denny Eckrich.
Eckrich battled with brother Andy much of the way before winning Saturday’s Brenton Slocum Memorial 50 at 34 Raceway. The IMCA Late Model tour victory paid $5,555 and came ahead of defending champion Jeff Aikey and hard charger Brian Harris.
Andy Eckrich and Jason Utter completed the top five. Forty-six cars were on hand for the 27th annual series opener.
Andy Eckrich started on the pole with Denny lined up right behind him…
VINTON, Iowa (Dec. 14) – More green is at stake when the checkers fly at 2013 Deery Brothers Summer Series events.
All 17 events in next season’s IMCA Late Model tour will pay a minimum of $3,000 to win and $300 to start. Top paydays are the $5,000 to win Brent Slocum Memorial at 34 Raceway on April 6 and the $7,500 to win event on Sept. 14, during Farley Speedway’s Yankee Dirt Track Classic.
“It has been a number of years since the purse was increased from a minimum of $2,000…
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 10) – Jeremy Payne outslugged a field of heavy hitters to become the first driver to win the top-paying event for IMCA Modifieds a third time.
Payne earned $7,777 for his Saturday night win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Duel In the Desert. The new 2013 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier had also cashed in at the 2005 and 2006 races.
“It’s awesome that this is my third one,” said Payne, who made the field by winning his Friday qualifier. “It’s been such a long time since…
MAYETTA, Kan. (Oct. 22) – Feature events for five IMCA divisions are on the schedule for both nights of Thunder Hill Speedway’s Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27 Thunder On The Hill Special.
IMCA Modified features pay $2,000 to win, a minimum of $150 to start, and are qualifying events for the 2013 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.
Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods have a top prize of $750 and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $600 to win each night. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks run for $400 to win, Mach-1 Sport Compacts for…
ABILENE, Texas (Oct. 20) – Josh McGaha came up big at another big IMCA Modified event.
McGaha topped Saturday’s $4,000 to win feature at Abilene Speedway’s Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge, outrunning William Gould in the race to the checkers.
The victory was McGaha’s second straight at Abilene’s traditional season-ending special.
Kevin Sustaire led early before finding himself in a three-wide tussle with Gould and McGaha. Gould drove by Sustaire following a restart; McGaha made use of the multi-lane oval, passing Sustaire and Gould for a lead he’d never relinquish.
Colorado visitor Ricky Alvarado…