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The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA has release the 2016 Racing Schedule and announces the return of Late Models on a weekly basis.
This year a new class of “Crate” Late Models will be introduced running on a weekly basis. There are several Specials for the new Late Models paying up to $5,000 to WIN.
The Lusas Oil MLRA Late Models will be returning as well as several Sprint Car Shows.
More updates to follow soon.
Donnellson, IA (Monday, September 8, 2015) – The Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA is set to get back into action with the “4th Annual Fall Extravaganza” on Friday, October 9th and Saturday, October 10th. Armstrong Tractors, Budweiser, Donnellson Tire and Service, and Midwest Performance and Power are helping to present the action in the Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts both nights.
The “4th Annual Fall Extravaganza” at the Lee County Speedway will be headlined by a $1,000 to win feature for Modifieds on both Friday and Saturday nights.
Also in action on both nights will be the Stock Cars and SportMods running for $1,000 to win each night, Hobby Stocks for $500 to win both nights and Sport Compacts for $300 to win each night.
Entry fees per night are $50 for Modifieds, $40 for Stock Cars and SportMods, $30 for Hobby Stocks, and $25 for Sport Compacts. Each night will be a complete program, with a draw / redraw format used on both nights.
Complete payouts both nights will be the following: Modifieds 1. $1,000; 2. $550; 3. $400; 4. $300; 5. $225; 6. $180; 7. $170; 8. $150; 9. $140; 10. $130; 11. $120; 12. $110; 13. – 24. $100. Tow $50. Stock Cars and SportMods 1. $1,000; 2. $500; 3. $350; 4. $250; 5. $200; 6. $150; 7. $130; 8. $120; 9. $110; 10. $100; 11. $95; 12. $90; 13. – 24. $85. Tow $40. Hobby Stocks 1. $500; 2. $300; 3. $200; 4. $150; 5. $130; 6. $120; 7. $110; 8. $100; 9. $90; 10. $80; 11. $75; 12. $70; 13. – 24. $65. Tow $30. Sport Compacts 1. $300; 2. $150; 3. $100; 4. $90; 5. $80; 6. $75; 7. $70; 8. $65; 9. $60; 10. $55; 11. – 24. $50. Tow $25.
The following rules will be used for the “4th Annual Fall 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 $30, ages (7-13) $20, and ages 6 & under $10. A two day pit pass will be available on Friday for $55. Grandstand admission each night will be adults $15, students (11-17) $7, and kids 10 & 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 set for 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.
Anybody still looking for a hotel to stay in over the weekend are encouraged to contact Boulders Inns & Suites in Fort Madison, IA. To make a reservation you can call 319-246-1401 and ask for the Boulders Racer Rate, which will be $59 per night plus taxes. Or you can visit their website at www.bouldersinnfortmadison.com
Donnellson, IA (Thursday, August 20, 2015) – The racing action returns to the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa this Friday, August 21st, featuring the Sprint Invaders. Presenting the action will be Mohrfeld Electric.
After getting rained out earlier in the season, this will mark the first and only visit of the 2015 season by the Sprint Invaders. Tony Shilling, the current points leader, will look to continue to hold off defending champion Jon Agan. We can also expect to see Josh Schneiderman, Jamie Ball, Nate Van Haaften, Harold Pohren, Tim Moore, John Schulz, Jarrod Schneiderman, Dave Getchell, Dustin Clark, Kelly Graham, and many more.
Also in action on the night will be the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Donnellson Tire & Service IMCA Stock Cars, Shottenkirk of Ft. Madison IMCA SportMods, Coors Light IMCA Hobby Stocks, and Armstrong Tractors IMCA Sport Compacts. This will be the final night, before season championship night next week, for drivers to gain valuable points towards winning the track championships.
The gates will open at 5 pm, with hot laps at 7 pm, and racing at 7:30 pm. Grandstand admission will be adults $16, students (11-17) $8, and kids 10 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $30.
For more information you can contact Mike Van Genderen at 641-660-1693.