MAQUOKETA, Iowa (May 1) – The only weekend doubleheader of the season is next for the Deery Brothers Summer Series, with $2,000 to win events on Saturday, May 5 at Maquoketa Speedway and Sunday, May 6 at Quad City Speedway in East Moline, Ill.
The second and third installments of the tour for IMCA Late Models both pay a minimum of $300 to start.
Pit gates and the grandstand both open at 3 p.m. Saturday at Maquoketa. Hot laps are at 5:15 p.m. with racing to follow. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students and free for ages 12 and under. Discounted tickets are available from participating sponsors and pit passes are $30.
Also on the card are IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. More information is available by calling 563 940-7841 and at the www.maqspeedway.com website.
On Sunday, pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:15 p.m. with racing to follow. Box seating is $18. Other spectator admission is $15 for adults, $8 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $35.
IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods complete the card. More information is available by calling 309 644-1304 and on Facebook.
The Deery dates are the 12th in series history at Maquoketa, where Terry Neal leads all drivers with four victories, and the 21st at East Moline, where Ray Guss Jr. is a three-time winner.
Darrel DeFrance has competed at all 480 events in series history and is the defending race winner at Quad City Speedway.
Justin Kay, a two-time series champion, was the winner when the 32nd annual tour opened on April 21 at Cedar County Raceway in Tipton.
The next event on the schedule following the May 5-6 twinbill is the traditional Memorial Day show on May 28 at Boone Speedway.
Deery Brothers Summer Series top 20 point standings – 1. Justin Kay, Wheatland, 43; 2. Ryan Dolan, Lisbon, 41; 3. Matt Ryan, Davenport, 39; 4. Todd Cooney, Pleasant Hill, 38; 5. Andy Eckrich, Oxford, 37; 6. Chad Holladay, Muscatine, and Nick Marolf, Moscow, both 36; 8. Jeremiah Hurst, Dubuque, and Joe Zrostlik, Long Grove, both 33; 10. Andy Nezworski, Buffalo, 32; 11. Jeff Tharp, Sherrill, 31; 12. Luke Merfeld, Dubuque, 29; 13. Chuck Hanna, Port Byron, Ill., and Rob Moss, Iowa City, both 28; 15. Kyle Hinrichs, Swisher, 27; 16. Tim Simpson, Iowa City, 25; 17. Sam Halstead, New London, 24; 18. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, and Terry Neal, Ely, both 23; 20. Chad Coyne, Orion, Ill., 22.