DESHLER, Neb. (Aug. 7, 2022) – He might simply have had the fastest car. Or maybe Jed Williams was just spot on when he credited help from high above in winning Sunday’s Remington Elting Memorial for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars at Thayer County Speedway. The victory, Williams’ first of the season and first at Deshler since April of 2016, came in the third annual event held in memory of his life-long friend and in a field mde up of more than its fair share of former IMCA national and IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s champions. “I pulled onto the track thinking this race was 30 laps and that’s a long ways to keep all those guys behind me,” said Williams, who started from the pole after finishing second to one of those former national champs, Jordan Grabouski, in his heat. “Winning this race meant more than $5,000 to me. It’s unreal that I could pull this off with this stout of a field.” “I could hear the crowd cheering for me. I [Read More]
DESHLER, Neb. (March 27, 2022) – A rare stop at Thayer County Speedway ended with Jesse Sobbing making two visits to victory lane, while frequent visitor Lance Borgman collected checkers of his own Sunday night. Sobbing followed the $2,000 IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win with the $2,500 IMCA Modified victory in the Nebraska’s Dirt Crown Spring Tour show, earning both B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational qualifying eligibility in the process. “I think we’ve raced there one time before. Deshler is a fun little track, not like anywhere else I’ve raced,” Sobbing said. “Obviously it’s great to win anywhere, any time. Thayer County is kind of Jordan’s (Grabouski) territory. He’s going to be the guy to beat there, so it was great to win.” Sobbing started eighth in the Stock Car feature, working his way to the front early as cautions kept the field close. Tyler Frye, the 16th starting Grabouski, Todd Gereau and Buck Schafroth completed the top five. Racing from fifth, Sobbing was also into the lead early [Read More]
DESHLER, Neb. – The United Rebel Sprint Series makes its inaugural appearance at Thayer County Speedway in Deshler, Neb., on Thursday, with a top prize of $1,000 going to the winner of the Aug. 1 main event. Zach Blurton currently leads the URSS point standings and will look for win number three on the season. Brian Herbert has had a consistent season thus far this season and is currently second in the standings. Look for a very strong field to be on hand at Thayer County Speedway to battle atop the 3/8-mile oval. Grandstand admission is $15 while all pit passes will be $30. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with race action slated for a 7 p.m. start time. More race information can be obtained by accessing the track’s official website www.thayercountyfair.com and their Facebook page, Thayer County Fair.