Kay completes Liberty 100 Deery Weekend sweep

first_imgWEST LIBERTY, Iowa (Sept. 5) – The Ideal Ready Mix Liberty 100 Weekend turned out to be a $7,000 weekend for Justin Kay.A night after winning the Iron Man Challenge and $1,000, Kay topped a pair of 50-lap, $3,000 to win features for IMCA Late Models at West Liberty Raceway.The first of those Saturday victories was also Kay’s seventh this season in the Deery Brothers Summer Series. He’ll run for a record-tying fourth straight tour win on Sept. 7 at Boone Speedway, on opening night of the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.Kay started the first feature from outside row one and led every circuit. Cautions on laps 15 and 38 kept the race closer but Kay still took the win well ahead of Jeff Aikey, Brian Harris, Tyler Droste and Tyler Bruening.The defending series champion got another boost in his bid to repeat as second in points Andy Nezworski finished 19th.Kay also won three straight Deery features in 2013. Gary Webb, Rob Toland and Harris share the record of four consecutive tour wins, in 1994, 2004 and 2013, respectively.Aikey set the single-season mark with nine checkers in 1998. Kay now owns 16 career Deery victories.Nezworski heard his name called as the $250 Sunoco Face Fuels feature qualifier drawing winner.The Deery purse was paid but no points awarded for the second feature, which had considerably more excitement up front.The 16 cars on the lead lap for the first feature were inverted and Jay Johnson led the first 26 laps from the pole.Scott Fitzpatrick challenged and the front pair made contact coming out of the second turn, with Johnson hitting the wall and Fitzpatrick spinning into the infield.Harris got the lead for the restart and stayed there through lap 42, when Kay drove by on the way to collecting his second $3,000 check of the evening.Pit gates open at 9 a.m., heat races are at 2 p.m. and the main event will start at approximately 9 p.m. Monday at Boone. Grandstand admission is $20 and pit passes are $30. The main event pays $3,000 to win, plus a Speedway Motors Weekly Racing Bonus of as much as $1,500. Qualifying events for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods are also on the Labor Day card.Final events of the 29th annual tour are Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 and 19 during the Yankee Dirt Track Classic at Farley Speedway.Series feature results – 1. Justin Kay, Wheatland; 2. Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls; 3. Brian Harris, Davenport; 4. Tyler Droste, Waterloo; 5. Tyler Bruening, Decorah; 6. Ray Guss Jr., Milan, Ill.; 7. Kevin Kile, West Liberty; 8. Andy Eckrich, Oxford; 9. Joel Callahan, Dubuque; 10. Denny Eckrich, Tiffin; 11. Scott Fitzpatrick, Wheatland; 12. Chad Holladay, Muscatine; 13. Joe Zrostlik, Long Grove; 14. Kyle Hinrichs, Swisher; 15. Ryan Dolan, Lisbon; 16. Jay Johnson, West Burlington; 17. John Emerson, Waterloo; 18. Todd Malmstrom, Silvis, Ill.; 19. Andy Nezworski, Buffalo; 20. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown; 21. Bill Leighton, La Vista, Neb.; 22. Nick Marolf, Moscow; 23. Jon Merfeld, Dubuque; 24. Jonathan Poll, Delmar.1st “B” feature (top six) – 1. Harris; 2. Guss; 3. Callahan; 4. Johnson; 5. Leighton; 6. Malmstrom; 7. Chris Horn, Cedar Rapids; 8. Merfeld; 9. Zrostlik; 10. Sam Halstead, New London; 11. Doug Yates, Monticello; 12. LeRoy Brenner, Aledo, Ill.; 13. Poll; 14. Nate Beuseling, Silvis, Ill.2nd “B” feature – 1. Andy Eckrich; 2. Holladay; 3. Nezworski; 4. Hinrichs; 5. Fitzpatrick; 6. Dolan; 7. Rob Moss, Iowa City; 8. Ron Boyse, Kalona; 9. Gary Webb, Blue Grass; 10. Jonathan Brauns, Muscatine; 11. DeFrance; 12. Jay Chenoweth, Wapello; 13. Brunson Behning, Davenport.Hard charger – Merfeld. Provisionals – Zrostlik, DeFrance and Poll.Pay only feature results – 1. Kay; 2. Harris; 3. Guss; 4. Droste; 5. Holladay; 6. Aikey; 7. Andy Eckrich; 8. Fitzpatrick; 9. Callahan; 10. Zrostlik; 11. Moss; 12. Kile; 13. Hinrichs; 14. Horn; 15. Boyse; 16. Dolan; 17. Malmstrom; 18. Webb; 19. DeFrance; 20. Emerson; 21. Bruening; 22. Denny Eckrich; 23. Johnson; 24. Nezworski.last_img read more

Clough delivers at Dawson County

first_imgBattling for the lead was Brandon Clough (left) as David Murray Jr. attempts to slide past during IMCA Modified action Sunday at Dawson County Raceway. (Photo by Kelly Ninas)LEXINGTON, Neb. (June 24) – Lining up on the outside of the front row was the launching pad Brandon Clough used to run away and hide from the rest of the IMCA Modified field Sunday at Dawson County Raceway.Clough rode the cushion and built up a comfortable lead during the non-stop action. Anthony Roth was second and David Murray Jr. third.Mike Nichols scored another IMCA Sunoco Stock Car victory and Jacob Olmstead collected his third straight feature win in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod division.Luke Wassom raced from fourth row starting to finish first in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock headliner.last_img


first_imgMcDAIDThe death has occurred of Ellen Marie Bridget McDaid (nee Frazer) pictured of 24 Cathedral Hill, Raphoe.Peacefully after a long illness at Letterkenny General Hospital. Sadly Missed by her loving husband George, daughter Wendy, son, John, Brothers Jimmy and Noel, sisters Nora, Terry and Mary Josephine, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends Reposing at her Home, from 2.00pm Sunday with Removal Tuesday at 10.30am to St Eunan’s, Raphoe, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11.00am, interment afterwards in St Eunan’s cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to Surgical 1. Letterkenny General Hospital care of any family member. House private from 10.00pm to 11.00am Sunday and Monday Please. GALLAGHERThe death has taken place at his late residence of Charlie Gallagher, Upper Main Street, Dungloe. Funeral from there tomorrow, Monday, going to St Crona’s Church, Dungloe for Requem Mass at 1pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. House private please from 10.30pm to 10.30amDOHERTYThe sudden death has taken place as a result of a road traffic accident of Daniel (Danny) Doherty late of Cabry, Quigleys Point. Remains reposing at his late residence. Funeral from there tomorrow, Monday, at 10.15am for 11am Requiem Mass in St Columba’s Church, Drung. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. Family flowers only.  Donations in Lieu to Greencastle Cliff & Rescue Services c/o Collins & McDermitt Funeral Directors. McCAFFERTYThe sudden death has occurred today Sunday in Letterkenny General Hospital of Owenie Mc Cafferty of Ranafast. Removal from the new Chapel of Rest today Sunday at 4 p.m. going to his late residence at Ranafast. Removal from there on Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. for 11 a.m. Mass in St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church, Annagry with burial in the new cemetery. House private from 12 midnight to 9 a.m. He is survived by his wife Sarah, four daughters, Máire, Eileen, Siubhan and Ann, three sons, Pádraig, Hugh and Niall (actor in TG4’s Ros na Rún drama).GALLAGHERThe death has taken place at the Erne Hospital in Enniskillen of Frank Gallagher of Danby, Ballyshannon, and formerly of Birmingham in England. Reposing at Shannagh Private Nursing Home in Belleek, from 7pm today with removal at 6.15pm tomorrow, Monday, to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, at 7pm.  Funeral Mass at 11am on Tuesday, followed by burial in Abbey Assaroe Cemetery.McGINLEY The death has taken place in London of Connie McGinley, Sive, Glencolmcille. Removal from his niece’s residence in Sive, Glencolmcille tomorrow, Monday, for 11am Requiem Mass in St Columba’s Church, Cashel.  Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011 was last modified: December 11th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:2011DECEMBER 11DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SUNDAYlast_img read more