Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Holladay adds Deery Series victory to record of LaSalle success

LASALLE, Ill. (Aug. 4) – The winner of the last One Night Stand main event became the winner of the first Deery Brothers Summer Series feature held at LaSalle Speedway. Chad Holladay made his way from fifth to first following one late restart, then held off hard charger Cayden Carter following a caution with three laps left in winning Saturday’s IMCA Late Model tour feature at the North Central Illinois oval. “I definitely did not want to see that last caution. I knew Cayden was right there,” said Holladay, $2,000 richer after his second series victory of the season. “He had run (and won) a really good Modified race right before but I was able to hold on and win by about a car length.” While Holladay made his way up from eighth starting, Carter had started 15th after running second in his ‘B’ feature. Pole starter Darrel DeFrance, Matt Ryan and point leader Justin Kay completed the top five in a 50-lapper contended on a track that stayed fast top to bottom. Holladay bided [Read More]


Kay, Marriott collect LaSalle Thaw Brawl IMCA Modified checkers 

LaSALLE, Ill. (March 30-31) – Justin Kay continued his LaSalle Speedway success on opening night while Hunter Marriott raced to yet another IMCA Modified special event win on night two of the Thaw Brawl. Kay had swept One Night Stand Late Model and Modified mains at LaSalle two years ago, then topped the Late Model feature there last August. He turned back the clock to an old setup and pocketed $1,000 for taking the Friday night Modified checkers. Marriott made his first-ever visit to LaSalle and followed his opening night third-place run with the $1,200 Saturday victory, his 10th – in four different states – so far in 2018. Both drivers were already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. After drawing the pole, Kay led all 20 circuits in a contest punctuated by numerous yellows. Allen Weisser and Marriott did their best to stay close and finished second and third, respectively. “It seemed like I could always hear somebody,” the two-division star and defending national Late Model champion said. “It was my first race [Read More]