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PostHeaderIcon Dunker Tops SportMod Pit Stop Challenge Race at the Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Friday, June 28, 2013) – For the second week in a row, which has been very rare during the 2013 season, the Lee County Speedway was able to get there weekly program completed. It was All Pro Lawn and Hoenig Lawn Care Night at the track, which featured a 30 lap Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMod special.

The first feature to take to the track was the 10 lap Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts, with Mike Hornung Jr. and Brandon Lambert on the front row. Lambert would take advantage of his front row start to grab the lead on lap 1 over Austen Becerra. While Lambert worked to hold back Becerra, Kimberly Abbott and Brandon Reu had a good battle going for third. Becerra, who used the bottom of the track, was able to get up beside Lambert, who was working the top side of the track, thru the corners, but Lambert would edge him out each lap at the line to keep the lead. Lambert would go on to lead all 10 laps of caution free racing to claim his second win of the season at the track. Becerra settled for 2nd, Reu won the battle for 3rd, Abbott was 4th, with Hornung Jr. coming home in 5th.
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PostHeaderIcon $500 To Win For SportMods This Friday, June 28th!

Donnellson, IA (Monday, June 24, 2013) – This Friday night will be All Pro Lawn / Hoenig Lawn Care Night at the Lee County Speedway. It will also be the  night for the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods to shine.

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The Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods will be racing for $500 to win, $300 for 2nd, and $60 to start. There feature will be 30 laps, with a pit stop on the front stretch after lap 15 is scored complete. They will be allowed to change two tires and anything else they can in 10  minutes. Then it’s back to racing for the final 15 laps. This will be a draw/redraw event, with no entry fees or track registration fees.

Also in action on the night will be the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds going for $500 to win and $100 to start, the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks, and the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts.

Gates will open at 5:30 pm, hot laps at 7:00 pm, and racing at 7:30. Grandstand admission will be adults $10, seniors $9, students (7-17) $5, and kids 6 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $25, ages 7-13 $15, and kids 6 & under $10.

For more information about this event or any up coming events at the Lee County Speedway can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.

PostHeaderIcon Cook, Dunker and Gates Take Home Wins on Budweiser Open Wheel Night

by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Thursday, June 20, 2013) – The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA decided to trick mother nature by running on a Thursday night this week, as it was Budweiser Open Wheel Night presented by Big Country 103.1 and Outdoor Power Inc. At the end of the night Jason Cook took home the $500 win Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Car feature win, while Tony Dunker topped the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMod feature and Adam Gates claimed the win in the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compact feature.

The first feature up on the night was the 15 lap Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts, with Chuck Fullenkamp and Bill Whalen Jr. drawing the front row for the event. But it was fourth place starter Adam Gates who moved to the front to grab the lead on lap 1 over Fullenkamp and Whalen Jr. The action up front was slowed for the first and only time during the race after the completion of Gates win 06-20-2013lap 1, as Jacob Tournear and Bryce Baker got together in turn four to bring out the yellow. On the restart Gates jumped back out front, with Fullenkamp and Whallen Jr. battling for second.  While Gates was pulling away from the field, Fullenkamp, Josh Barnes, Michael Grossman and Austen Becerra, who started 10th, had a great battle going for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. Gates would go on to lead all 15 laps to pick up the win, worth $200 thanks to Mike’s Barber Shop, Hornung Racing and Dunker Concrete. Fullenkamp held on for 2nd, Barnes won the battle for 3rd, Whalen Jr. held on for 4th, with Becerra coming home in 5th.
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PostHeaderIcon Stewart Dominates Lee County Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour Feature

Donnellson, IA (Thursday, June 20, 2013) - There was no catching Steve Stewart Thursday night at Lee County Speedway.

Stewart win 06-20-2013Stewart 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 Donnellson.
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PostHeaderIcon Jon Agan Scores First Ever Sprint Invaders Win at Lee County Speedway!

by Bill W
Donnellson, IA (Thursday June 20, 2013) - Knoxville, Iowa’s Jon Agan broke through with a clean sweep of his heat, the Dash and the feature at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa Thursday night.  It was his first career win with the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders and paid him $1,200.

Sprint Invaders 4-Jon Agan win 06-20-2013After winning the Shake-up Dash, Agan drew the pole for the feature and led right away in the 25-lapper with Russ Hall in tow.  Tasker Phillips had a folded front end with seven laps in.  It was the end of a long night after he broke down on the way to the track.  He started at the back of his heat and climbed to fifth before winning the B.

The restart saw Agan ahead of Hall, Josh Schneiderman, Dustin Selvage and Randy Martin.  Selvage shot into to third on the restart, while Agan and Hall continued to lead the pack.  They were getting into lapped traffic again with seventeen laps in the books, when Selvage came to a stop on the frontstretch.  Schneiderman, who had been running fourth behind Selvage, also retired with a flat right rear tire.
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PostHeaderIcon Ken Schrader vs HDT Modifieds This Thursday, June 20th

Donnellson, IA (Monday, June 17, 2013) – NASCAR star Kenny Schrader will try his luck up against the best in the IMCA Modified ranks this Thursday, June 20th at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA. As Budweiser Open Wheel Night, presented by Big Country 103.1 and Outdoor Power Inc., brings the Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifieds, the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing 360 Sprint Invaders, the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts to the track.

This night will also make history, as this is will be the first time that the Karl Performace Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifieds and the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders will race on the same night at the same track. The Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour Modifieds will be racing for a top prize of $1,000 to win, with $150 posted to start the A Main! While the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders will be going for a top prize of $1,200 to win, with $300 up for grabs to start there A Main!

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Also in action on the night will be the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts. The Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars will be racing for $500 to win and $70 to start. While the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will be racing for $200 to win, thanks to Hornung Racing and Dunker Concrete, Skipp unker. Dunker Concrete has also added $50 to the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place spots in the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts feature!

The Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will be awarded track points, IMCA national, regional and state points. While the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars will not be racing for track points, but will be awarded IMCA national, regional and state points. All classes will be a draw / redraw event, with no entry fees or track registration fees!

So make plans to be at the Lee County Speedway next Thursday, June 20th as Budweiser will have alot of respresentatives from local businesses in the pits!

Grandstand admission will be adults $15, seniors $13, students (7 – 17) $10, and kids 6 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $30, ages 7 – 13 $15, and ages 6 & under $10. Gates will open at 5:30pm, hot laps at 7:00pm, and racing at 7:30pm.

For more information about this event you can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.

PostHeaderIcon Races for Tonight Friday, June 14th Have Been Canceled

Donnellson, IA (Friday, June 14, 2013) – Tonight’s race at the Lee County Speedway have been rained out.

Coming up next Thursday, June 20th is Budweiser Open Wheel Night, presented by Big Country 103.1 and Outdoor Power, Inc. The Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifieds will be racing for $1,000 to win and $150 to start, with NASCAR driver Kenny Schrader racing against the areas best IMCA Modifieds!

Also in action on the night will be the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts, which will be racing for $150 to win thanks to 2 sponsors. Plus just added will be the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, which will be racing for $500 to win and $70 to start.

The Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will be awarded track points. All classes will be a draw / redraw event!

So make plans to be at the Lee County Speedway next Thursday, June 20th as Budweiser will have alot of respresentatives from local businesses in the pits!

For more information about this event you can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.

PostHeaderIcon $500 to Win IMCA Stocks This Friday, June 14th

Donnellson, IA (Sunday, June 9, 2013) – Coming up this Friday, June 14th will be the make-up Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Car Special, which was rained out back on Friday, May 31st. The IMCA Stock Cars will be racing for a top prize of $500 to win and $70 to start in a draw / redraw format. There is no entry fees or track registration fees!

The Budweiser IMCA Modifieds will once again be racing for $500 to win and $100 to start, thanks to an anonymous sponsor. There is no entry fees or track registration required for the IMCA Modifieds.

Also in action on the night will be the Sebastian Sandblasting and Powder Coating 305 Sprints, the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA Sport Mods, the Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks, and the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts.
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This weeks racing action will be presented by Outdoor Power Inc. of Quincy, IL and Casey’s General Stores. As it will be Schools Out night at the track, with all students  from 7-17 getting into the grandstands for FREE!

Gates will open at 5:30 pm, hot laps at 7:00 pm, and racing at 7:30 pm. Grandstand admission will be adults $10, seniors $9, students (7-17) FREE, Caseys General Storeand kids 6 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $25, ages 7-13 $15, and kids 6 & under $10.

For more information about this event or any event at the Lee County Speedway can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330 or visit the website at www.leecountyspeedway.com.