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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.
DRIVERS: Don’t forget to bring some candy with you for the trick-or-treating for the kids that starts at 3:30 pm!
KIDS: Bring your bucket or bag to fill up with all the candy that the drivers will be passing out during the trick-or-treating. Also don’t forget your box car, as we have 15 trophies from Farmington Tax & Accounting to give out during those races that begin at 4:00 pm!
Rides thru the pits kicks it all off at 3:00 pm, with hot laps at 4:30 pm and racing to follow! This will be your last chance to get your racing kick in before winter sets in! Hope to see you there!!!
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!
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.
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.