QUINCY — So far, so good. That more or less sums up the first half of the dirt-track season at Adams County Speedway. “I think we’ve probably already exceeded all expectations in the first year back,” race director Blake Dotson said. The track set vacant and overgrown for two years before promoter Jim Lieurance and […]
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QUINCY — Here is a look at this week’s Muddy River motorsports leaderboards: Stevie Dirt DIRTY THIRTY Rankings Sport Mods 1. Adam Birck: No. 112 has not collected a checkered flag since May 8 … can you say overdue? 2. Shane Paris: He leads the series with three feature victories. 3. Logan Cumby: Have you […]
QUINCY — Kenny Wallace has long had a love affair with Quincy in general and Adams County Speedway in particular. That relationship was never more evident than Sunday night. Not long after he had outdueled four-time modified track champion Dave Wietholder for a hard-earned checkered flag in an 18-lap midseason championship feature, Wallace wanted the […]
QUINCY — Two new drivers top the Muddy River News Dirty Thirty dirt-track racing rankings. Carthage’s Austen Becerra has unseated Liberty’s Dave Wietholder atop the modified rankings, while Iowa driver Michael Grossman of Keokuk is now entrenched at No. 1 in the 4-Cylinder listing. Becerra has won the last two points features at Adams County […]
Bobby “The Smooth Operator” Pierce, the 25-year-old dirt-track wunderkind from Oakwood, Ill., further cemented his status as one of the nation’s premier super late model drivers when he ran away from the UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour field at Adams County Speedway. Pierce’s 43rd career Hell Tour victory came in resounding fashion when he hugged the low line for most of the final 27 circuits of the 40-lap feature in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the Broadway Bullring.
The 37th annual UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour landed in Quincy on Wednesday night. Photographer Lisa Wigoda caught the action at Adams County Speedway.
Becerra won his second straight modified feature Sunday night at Adams County Speedway. This triumph, however, was not so much how he accomplished the feat (like he did June 5), but rather who he did it against. Becerra led the final 14 laps, finishing with a relatively comfortable advantage over the likes of track legend Mark Burgtorf, former NASCAR hotshoe Kenny Wallace and four-time defending series champ Dave Wietholder.
QUNCY — We’ve reached the equivalent of the one-third mark in the dirt-track season at Adams County Speedway. With no racing scheduled Sunday — the track is off to allow race fans to attend the Grand Prix of Karting at South Park — it’s a good time to sit back and reflect. Here’s one man’s […]
Here is the Muddy River Sports Leaderboard for the second week of June: Stevie Dirt DIRTY THIRTY rankings Sport Mods 1. Adam Birck: He’s established himself as the steadiest driver in the series. He leads in both track points and Muddy River Performance Points. 2. Tanner Klingele: There are two sport mod drivers with five […]
QUINCY — So, how in the world did Austen Becerra win that race? Becerra, with his modified trailored for the night after a series of mechanical issues earlier Sunday evening, asked a friend if he could borrow his ride for the feature at Adams County Speedway. But Becerra wasn’t just asking to borrow another modified. […]