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Donnellson, IA (Thursday, March 27, 2014) – The practice scheduled for Friday, March 28th has been moved to Saturday, March 29th from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Pits will open at 11:30 am on Saturday.
Saturday nights activities will kick off with a car show and kids rides from 4:30 pm until 5:30 pm. Followed by hot laps at 5:30 pm and racing at 6:00 pm.
Grandstands will be free for the practice on Saturday from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm. But will be cleared out after 2:30 pm to open back up for the racing program that night.
Pit passes will be $40 from 11:30 pm until 2:30 pm, which is good for the whole day and night. Then at 2:30 pm they will be reduced to $25, ages (7-13) $15, and ages 6 & under $10 for the evening show.
Sunday, March 30th will start with hot laps at 3:30 pm and racing at 4:00 pm.
With the small amount of rain we have received and the rain we are going to get tonight we decided to keep the cars off the track as long as possible. This way drivers can save a trip to the race track for Friday night and a motel room for the travelers. This weekend looks to have awesome weather with temps getting in the 70’s.
Donnellson, IA (Sunday, March 23, 2014) – The 2014 season at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA is set to begin with the “Spring Extravaganza” on Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th. Cole Implement and Fleck Sales Miller Lite / Coor’s Light are helping to present the action in the Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts both nights.
The “Spring Extravaganza” at the Lee County Speedway will be headlined by a $1,000 to win feature for Modifieds on both Saturday and Sunday nights.
Also in action on both nights will be the Stock Cars and SportMods running for $500 to win each night, Hobby Stocks for $400 to win both nights and Sport Compacts for $300 to win each night.
Entry fees per night are $40 for Modifieds, $25 for Stock Cars and SportMods, $20 for Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts. Each night will be a complete program, with a draw / redraw format used on both nights.
The following rules will be used for the “Spring Extravaganza” weekend: All IMCA rules apply for the Modifeds except American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Aluminum headed motors (non-crate) must add 50 lbs. of lead on the front by the motor. Roller motors and stud girdles are legal. Quick Change rear ends are legal. Rear suspension must be IMCA legal. Front tubular okay. Fuel pump on transmission is legal. 7800 RPM chip must be ran with all open motors. No rear spoiler, unless running a 604 Crate per IMCA rules. Stock Cars will also run under all IMCA rules, with the exception of American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Plus aftermarket blocks are okay to use in the Stock Cars. SportMods will follow IMCA or USRA rules, with the exception of American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Hobby Stocks will use all IMCA rules, with the exception that a floater rear end being legal. Sport Compacts will follow all IMCA rules.
Pit passes both nights will be $25, ages (7-13) $15, and ages 6 & under $10. Grandstand admission each night will be adults $12, students (11-17) $6, and kids 10 & under FREE!
Pit gates on Saturday will open at 3:00 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. and racing starts at 6:00 p.m. Then on Sunday night the pit gates will open at 1:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 2:00 p.m. Hot laps will begin at 3:30 p.m. and racing kicks off at 4:00 p.m.
Make sure you arrive early on Saturday, March 29th, as there will be a car show and kids rides in front of the grandstands from 4:30 pm until 5:30 pm. Then sit back in your seats and see if defending “Spring Extravaganza” winners Scott Hogan (Modifieds), Damon Murty (Stock Cars), Clint Luellen (SportMods), Andy Coffman (Hobby Stocks) and Patrick “Skipp” Dunker (Sport Compacts) can defend there titles.
A practice night is set for Friday, March 28th, with the gates opening at 5 p.m. and the first hot lap session beginning at 7 p.m.
Donnellson, IA (Tuesday, November 26, 2013) – The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA is set to honor there 2013 Track Champions on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Banquet Hall behind Tina’s Tap in Ft. Madison, IA.
Brandon Banks (Budweiser IMCA Modifieds), Abe Huls (Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars), Carter VanDenBerg (Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods), Jason See (Corr’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks), and Brandon Reu (Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts) will be honored as the champions for the 2013 season. The top 10 in the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will all be honored, along with the top 5 in the Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks.
The night will kick off with happy hour from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, followed by a meal at 6:00 pm. Then some live entertainment, and the awards presentation. With the night ending with some dancing.
There are plenty of great awards being lined up, with point fund checks from IMCA being handed out, live entertainment from 7:00 to 8:30, surprises from our track photographers, awards show, and a dance to follow. It’s going to be a huge evening with lots of activities in store. All driver, fans, and pit crews should have your RSVP in the mail by tomorrow (Wednesday, November 27th) to get the discounted price and to be eligible for the driver awards.
2013 LEE COUNTY SPEEDWAY BANQUET
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Happy hour 5:00 to 6:00
Meal 6:00 with Entertainment and Awards to follow.
Banquet Hall behind Tina’s Tap in Ft. Madison, IA
RSVP by November 30th at $25 per person
All drivers must RSVP and be paid by November 30th to receive award. Tickets will be $28 at the door.
Make checks payable, including the number in your party, to the LEE COUNTY SPEEDWAY and mail them to 1127 HWY T-12 N., Newton, IA 50208.
For more information you can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.
by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Saturday, October 26, 2013) – The 2013 season at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA came to a close with the running of the Farmington Tax & Accounting SHIVERFEST. Even though the temperatures were on the cool side, there were 127 drivers signed in on the night to help put an end to the 2013 season. At the end of the night Jimmy Gustin (Budweiser Modifieds), Jim Lynch (Donnellson Tire Stock Cars), Curtis Van Der Wal (Shottenkirk Parts Express SportMods), Dustin Griffiths (Coor’s Light Hobby Stocks), and William Michel (Sunline Auto Parts Sport Compacts) were standing in victory lane.
The first feature up on the night was the 14 lap Sunline Auto Parts Sport Compacts, with Austen Becerra and Laine VanZandt drawing the front row for the event. Becerra took advantage of his front row start to grab the lead on lap 1 over VanZandt and Mike Hornung Jr. The action was slowed for the first time on lap 2, as Kyle Hamelton came to a stop in turn 2 with troubles to bring out the caution. On the restart Scott Smith, Merv Chandler and Seith Woodruff collided to bring the yellow light back on. The following restart saw Becerra jump back out front, with Darin Smith and William Michel, who started 10th, battling for the second spot. While Smith and Michel swapped the second spot, Becerra enjoyed the lead out front. Coming to the white flag Michel moved under Becerra to run the last lap side-by-side. Michel would edge Becerra at the line by a half a car length to pick up the win. Becerra settled for 2nd, Chandler recovered from the lap 3 crash to come back up to 3rd, Kimberly Abbott was 4th after starting in 8th, with John Whalen coming from 7th to round out the top 5.
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