Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Eckrich dominant in Deery Series win at West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY, Iowa (Aug. 24) – He’s been consistent throughout the 33rd annual Deery Broth­ers Summer Series. On Saturday night, Andy Eckrich was dominant.  After showing off his speed in winning his IMCA Late Model tour heat race, Eckrich started fifth in the main event at West Liberty Raceway, reeled in early leader Kyle Hinrichs on the ninth circuit and stayed in front to the finish of the 35-lapper.  The $2,000 victory was the career ninth and first of the season for Eckrich, the current Deery point leader.  “It was really special,” said Eckrich, a three-time runner-up this year. “I have a lot of family and local fans who were here to see me win. It was nice to win in front of everybody.” The caution flew four laps after Eckrich gained the point and while Hinrichs was able to gain ground in lapped traffic, he was never able to catch up. Now the seventh different winner in eight tour events this year, Eckrich’s victory was his first since June of 2018 at Marshalltown; Hinrichs’ second-place [Read More]

Deery Bros Late Model Summer Series

Six points separate top three drivers as West Liberty show is next for Deery Series

WEST LIBERTY, Iowa – The points race going into the night is every bit as close as the racing will be when the Deery Brothers Summer Series travels to West Liberty Raceway this weekend. The Saturday, Aug. 24 IMCA Late Model tour feature pays $2,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start.  Consistent Andy Eckrich has four top-five finishes through the first seven events of the season and brings the series point lead to town. Joel Callahan and Matt Ryan have each won once and sit four and six points out of first, respectively. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Saturday. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Spectator admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and teens, and free for kids 12 and under when accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30.  Justin Kay has owned West Liberty Raceway, winning eight of the 14 Deery events held there since 2013. The Saturday show will be the 498th in series [Read More]