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First up on the night was the 14 lap Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compact feature, with Michael Grossman and Austen Becerra drawing the front row for the event. Groosman would take advantage of his front row starting spot, with Becerra and Darin Smith battling for second. Grossman then held onto the top spot until lap 7, when he slowed off turn 4 with troubles to bring out the one and only caution of the event. On the restart Smith grabbed the lead over Chuck Fullenkamp, who started 11th, as Josh Barnes, Brandon Reu, who started 9th, and Skipp Dunker, who started 14th, put on a battle for third. Barnes was able to get past Fullenkamp for the second spot on lap 9 and then went to work on Smith for the lead. But Smith was able to hold him off to claim his first win of the season at the track. Barnes settled for 2nd, Fullenkamp was 3rd, Dunker won the battle for 4th, with Reu coming home in 5th.
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We would like to thank Budweiser, Pepsi Memphis Bottling, Arrowhead Bowl, 101.7 The Bull, WCM Metal Works, Midwest Performance & Power, and Roberts Tire Center for making this possible!!!
Don’t forget next week the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks, and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will be a draw/redraw event. Plus the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds will be racing for $500 to win and $100 to start!
Gates will open at 5:30 pm, hot laps at 7:30 pm, and racing at 7:30 pm. Grandstand admission from 5:30 pm until 6:00 pm will be $3 for those fans wanting to get there favorite seat. Then after 6:00 pm it will be FREE! Pit passes will be $25, ages 7-13 are $15, and ages 6 & under $10.
For more information about this or any event at the Lee County Speedway can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330 or visit the tracks website at www.leecountyspeedway.com.
Donnellson, IA (Thursday, May 30, 2013) – The races for Friday, May 31st at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA have been canceled.
Coming up next Friday, June 7th is FREE Fan Appreciation Night, thanks to Budweiser, Pepsi Memphis Bottling, Arrowhead Bowl, 101.7 The Bull, WCM Metal Works, Midwest Performance & Power, and Roberts Tire Center.
The highlight of the night will be the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Car special. A top prize of $500 is up for grabs to the winner of the Stock Car feature, with a guarantee of $70 to start. The Stock Cars will be a draw / redraw event, with no entry fee or track registration fee required. Track points, as well as IMCA national, state, and region points will be awarded on the night.
Also in action on the night will be the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, 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 pm. Grandstand admission is adults $10, seniors $9, students 7-17 FREE, and kids 6 & under FREE! Pits passes are $25, ages 7-13 $15, and ages 6 & under $10.
The first feature up on the night was the 12 lap Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks, with Andrew Hustead and Dustin Griffiths on the front row. Griffiths would take advantage of his front row start to jump out into the lead on lap 1 over Hustead and Dale Porter. Grittiths, Porter, Jason See and Hustead put on a show for the fans the entire 12 laps, with Griffiths holding them off each lap at the stripe. On the white flag lap, Porter drove it hard into turn 3 and was able to drift up in front of Griffiths to grab the lead briefly. As Griffiths used a cross over move to edge out Porter at the line by a nose to claim his second win in a row at the track. Porter was 2nd, See was 3rd, Hustead was 4th, with Ricky Miller Jr. rounding out the top 5.
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Donnellson, IA (Saturday, May 25, 2013) – The Eve of Destruction scheduled for tonight at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA has been cancelled. The next Eve of Destruction event is set for Saturday, August 3rd.
Donnellson, IA (Sunday, May 19, 2013) – This coming Friday, May 24th on Hy-Vee Night the fans of the Lee County Speedway’s drivers will have there chance to determine the Most Popular Driver for 2013 at the track.
The contest program will benefit both the fans and the drivers of the Lee County Speedway, as the fans can get a $2 off coupon for the adult grandstand price from there favorite driver. In turn the driver who has the most fans take advantage of the coupons this Friday, May 24th will be honored as the 2013 Most Popular Driver of the Lee County Speedway.
How the contest program works is the driver can print out the form from one of the following ways, the photo or from the PDF file link post below. The driver then puts his car number on the line and circles his class. Then they can hand the coupons out to all of there fans prior to this Friday, May 24th events. We ask that you don’t hand them out in the parking lot the night of the event. Anybody getting caught will be disqualified from the contest. Then the drivers need to encourage there fans to take advantage of the $2 off coupon this Friday, May 24th.
The driver who has the most fans turn in those $2 off coupons this Friday, May 24th at the Lee County Speedway will earn a $100 cash prize, a beautiful trophy, and will be named the 2013 Most Popular Driver at the Lee County Speedway. So drivers and fans please do your best to support this great contest, as it benefits you the fan and your favorite Lee County Speedway driver.
For more information about this contest you can call Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330.