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PostHeaderIcon Lee County Fair Race This Friday at the Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal

Donnellson, IA (Tuesday, July 9, 2013) – Iowa’s Oldest County Fair, the Lee County Fair, is set to host this Friday’s racing action at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA. The night will be highlighted by the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders, also in action on the night will be the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCASportMods, and the Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts.

This will be the third and final appearance by the Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Sprint Invaders for the 2013 season at the Lee County Speedway. Russ Hall, who is currently leading the points, won the first event back on April 5th, while Jon Agan won the past race held at the track back on June 20th. Fans can expect a field of 30+ Sprint Cars going for a top prize of $1,200. Drivers expected to be on hand include Russ Hall, Ryan Jamison, Dustin Selvage, Matt Krieger, Jimmy Davies, Paul Nienhiser, Daniel Bergquist, Josh Schneiderman, Jamie Ball, Jon Agan, Tim Moore, Dave Getchell, Bobby Mincer, Matt Sutton, Mike Houseman Jr., Jarrod Schneiderman, Chase Wanner, John Greenwood, Harold Pohren, Andy Huston, Mitchell Alexander, Justin Newberry, Randy Martin, Chris Martin, and many more.

The Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, and SunlineAuto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts will be competing for track, IMCA national, regional and state points. A top prize of $500 has been posted for the Modifieds, while the SportMods will be going for $400 to win, and the Sport Compacts for $200 to win. There is no entry fees or track registration fees required for this event.

Gates will open at 5:30 pm, hot laps at 7:00 pm, with racing at 7:30 pm. Grandstand admissions are adults $15, students 7-17 $10, kids 6 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $30, ages 7-13 $15, and ages 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 tracks website at www.leecountyspeedway.com.

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PostHeaderIcon Stewart Makes It Three In A Row at the Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Friday, July 5, 2013) – Another beautiful night meant the Lee County Speedway was back in action, as it was Shottenkirk of Fort Madison Night at the races. At the end of the night Steve Stewart picked up his third Budweiser IMCA Modified feature in a row, while John Oliver Jr. won the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Car feature, Carter VanDenBerg was victorious in the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods, Jason See won his second straight Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stock feature, with Austen Becerra claiming his first Sunline Auto Parts feature of the season at the track.

The first feature up on the night was the 14 lap Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts, with Mike Hornung Jr. and Brandon Lambert on the front row for the event. But it was third place starter Austen Becerra who jumped out into the lead on lap 1 over Lambert and Skipp Dunker. The battle up front was slowed for the first and only time on lap 2, as Dunker slowed to a stop in turn 2. On the restart Becerra moved back out front, while Josh Barnes, who started 5th, and Kimberly Abbott, who started 8th, slipped past Lambert in the battle for second. Becerra continued to hold the top spot, while Barnes, Abbott and Brandon Reu, who started 9th, battled for the runner up spot. Abbott was able to clear Barnes on lap 11 for second and then set her sights on Becerra for the lead. But Becerra was able to hold her off over the final 3 laps to claim his first win of the season at the track. Abbott was 2nd, Barnes was 3rd, Reu was 4th, with Lambert holding on for 5th.
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PostHeaderIcon $500 to Win This Friday for the IMCA Modifieds

Donnellson, IA (Thursday, July 4, 2013) – This Friday, July 5th will be Shottenkirk of Fort Madison, Iowa Night at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA.
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In action on the night will be the Budweiser IMCA Modifieds racing for $500 to win and $100 to start. There are no entry fees for track registration fees required! Also in action will be the Donnellson Tire IMCA Stock Cars, the Shottenkirk Parts Express IMCA SportMods which will be a “King of the Hill” race, the Coor’s Light IMCA Hobby Stocks and Sunline Auto Parts IMCA Sport Compacts.

Don’t forget to bring the kids with you, as the T.A. Tire & Auto Jr Fan Club has two bicycles to giveaway thanks to the #77k Hamelton Motorsports driver Kyle Hamelton!

Gate 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 $5, and kids 6 & under FREE! Pit passes will be $25, ages 7-13 $15, and ages 6 & under $10.

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

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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