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PostHeaderIcon Practice Has Been Moved From Friday Night to Saturday Afternoon

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.

PostHeaderIcon “Spring Extravaganza” Set to Open the 2014 Season at the Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal
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.

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

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PostHeaderIcon Season Pit Passes and Grandstand Passes Available

Donnellson, IA (Saturday, December 21, 2013) – For those looking for a last minute gift idea for the racer in your family, can now order season passes for the 2014 season.

The 2014 season pit passes are $475 and the grandstand passes are $200. These are good for all races from the Spring Fling in late March thru Shiverfest in late October. Includes all IMCA shows, but does not include the MLRA show in June or fair shows in July.

Pass will be ready for pickup at the first show of year. This offer will be good until Dec. 31, 2013.

If you wish to order one or more of these passes, please make a check out for your total order plus include a note to detail your order. Then mail it to the following address:

Lee County Speedway
1127 HWY T-12 N
Newton, IA. 50208

For more information you can contact Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.

PostHeaderIcon Banquet Set For Saturday, December 7th

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.

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.