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PostHeaderIcon “Spring Extravaganza” Set to Open the 2015 Season at the Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal

Donnellson, IA (Sunday, March 8, 2015) – The 2015 season at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA is set to begin with the “3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza” on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th. Midwest Performance & Power in Keokuk, Iowa are helping to present the action in the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Hobby Stocks and IMCA Sport Compacts both nights.

The “3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza” at the Lee County Speedway will be headlined by a $1,000 to win feature for IMCA Modifieds on both Friday and Saturday nights. With both features being qualifiers for the 2015 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.

Also in action on both nights will be the IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA SportMods running for $500 to win each night, while the IMCA Hobby Stocks and IMCA Sport Compacts will be racing for $300 to win each night.

Past champions of the “Spring Extravaganza” include Scott Hogan (2013 Modifieds), Richie Gustin and Jimmy Gustin (2014 Modifieds), Damon Murty (2013 Stock Cars), Todd Reitzler and Abe Huls (2014 Stock Cars), Clint Luellen (2013 SportMods), Brett Lowry swept (2014 SportMods), Andy Coffman (2013 Hobby Stocks), Mike Kincaid swept (2014 Hobby Stocks), Skipp Dunker (2013 Sport Compacts), Brad Chandler and Adam Gates (2014 Sport Compacts). Will one of these drivers put their name in the record books for the “3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza”, or will there be new winners visiting victory lane for the 2015 event?

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 “3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza” will be following all IMCA rules. With national, regional and state points being awarded on both nights.

Pit passes both nights will be $25, ages (7-13) $15, and ages 6 & under $10. While the grandstands for each night will be adults $12, students (7-17) $6, and kids 6 & under FREE!

Pit gates on Friday will open at 5:00 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:00 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Then on Saturday night the pit gates will open at 4:00 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps will begin at 6:00 p.m. and racing kicks off at 6:30 p.m.

For those who are unable to make it out to the track to catch all the action live and in person can take in both nights LIVE on XSAN. For more information about how to order these races are encouraged to visit XSAN on the web at

Anybody looking for a hotel to stay at over the weekend, are encouraged to contact Boulders Inns & Suites in Fort Madison, IA. To make a reservation, please call 319-246-1401 and ask for the Boulders Racer Rate. Which will be $59 per night, plus taxes. Or you can visit there website at

A practice night is set for Thursday, March 26th, with the gates opening at 5 p.m. and the first hot lap session beginning at 7 p.m. Pit passes on this night will be $20.

For more information about the “3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza” you can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330 or visit the tracks website at


Donnellson, IA – With the 2014 season banquet being held a couple of weeks ago, the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa looks to begin 2015 with the 3rd Annual Spring Extravaganza on March 27th & 28th. Little will change for the 2015 season, as the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Hobby Stocks, and IMCA Sport Compacts will return for weekly racing action.

Drivers in attendance at the banquet where enrolled “FREE” into a never seen before pit pass program for our loyal racers. For our perfect attendance drivers in 2015 each driver will pay $1 less each night they race at a weekly show. This will not include specials, but will include every normal weekly show. For example, on opening points night drivers enrolled into the program will pay a $25 pit pass. Then the next weekly show they will pay $24, then $23, then $22, and so on. Drivers who attended the banquet are already enrolled for free. All other drivers not in attendance at the banquet will be able to enroll for $20. That money will be refunded at the 2015 banquet, with perfect attendance.

The Lee County Speedway will also be offering a ” Tow Card” for the 2015 season. How this works is any drivers that come from over 65 miles away will save $15 a night on their pit pass. While drivers that come from over 90 miles away will get in for FREE! The cost of the “Tow Card” will be $40, and will be refunded at the 2015 banquet with perfect attendance. These “Tow Cards” will only be valid for non specials only for your class. So if your class is having a special it will not be valid for that night. Location will be determined by the drivers, the owner, or where the car is being towed from, whichever is closer.

For more information about these promotions are encourage to call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.

PostHeaderIcon Rain cancels tonight’s races

Unfortunately, the continued rain and very wet conditions at the Speedway have forced us to cancel tonight’s event. We’ll see everyone next Friday!

PostHeaderIcon Tonight’s races postponed

Races for tonight have been postponed to Monday July 14.

We will be live on XSAN with HDT IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, Hobby Stocks, and Sport Compacts. All classes draw/redraw and track points will be awarded.

Races on July 14 will be sponsored by Golden Eagle, Morfeld Electric, and Big County 103.1. The Sprint Invader portion has been cancelled at this time.

That week will be IMCA Modified Week in Iowa with the Hogan Memorial on Sunday in Vinton, HDT in Lee County on Monday, HDT at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Tuesday, $1000 to win on Wednesday at the Southern Iowa Speedway, and HDT Harris Clash on Thursday. All shows are $1000 plus to win for 5 straight days with most other IMCA classes running most days. XSAN will be live on Monday thru Thursday.