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This is the thread in which i will most likely post news and schedules for the surrounding area race tracks of CJ Speedway in Columbus Junction IA, 34 Raceway in Burlington IA, West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty IA, and possible other speedways such as Knoxville Raceway, Davenport Speedway, and Boone Raceway. Other tracks will be posted in their own posts if they are being discussed.
 

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The World of Outlaws has traveled around southeast iowa for some time now. They've ventured to 34 raceway where Brad Sweet had a horrible crash in turn 3. Later they moved to West Liberty Raceway where Shane Stewart would dominate the race after being saved by a caution before the first lap was complete. They now head more up north to Farley Iowa in the top of the nose. While I wont make the 2 hour drive to go see the race, its still a race that I deeply enjoy watching. Hopefully the Nationals will be enough 410 action for me this season.
 
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Deery Bros IMCA Late Model Summer Series announces the track list which includes tracks such as West Liberty Raceway, Davenport Speedway, Quad City Speedway, 34 Raceway, and CJ Speedway (not run in the series since 1996)

Dates have yet to be announced for the official series schedule.
 
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34 raceway has announced their race schedule for 2018. In between the saturday weekly racing, they also have many special events from sprint cars to even figure 8 racing.

March 31: Sprint Invaders 360 Sprint Cars season Opener running tandem with UMP Crate Late Models.

April 7/8: IRA and MOWA 410 Sprint cars (date is conflicting between IRA website and Track Website) will also run Mod Lites, 4 Cylinders, and Trucks.

April 21: 10th Annual Slocum 50 Super Late Model race. 305 sprints and IMCA Stock Cars will run secondary to the Late Models.

May 26: Freedom Figure 8, Classes/Car Type TBA

May 27: Sprint Invaders 360 Sprint cars. Mod Lites, 4 Cylinders, and Trucks to run secondary.

July 3: Deery Bro's Summer Series IMCA Late Models. Other Classes TBA

July 29: Tony Stewart's Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Car Series. Mod Lites and Trucks run secondary.

August 11: 34 Throwdown Figure 8 Race. Classes/Car Types TBA

August 18: Sprint Invaders 360 Sprint Car Series. Modifieds, Mod Lites, and Trucks to run secondary.

September 22: Mod Lite Nationals. Modifieds, Sport Mods, Stock Cars, 4 Cylinders also run.

September 28-29: Sprint Invaders Fall Haul. Secondary classes TBA
 

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Davenport Speedway Schedule Released. Special Events will be listed here

April 13: Deery Bro's Summer Series IMCA Late Models running on the 1/4 mile. All other classes will be run.

April 20: Lucas Oil MLRA Super Late Model Series on the 1/2 mile. All other classes except IMCA Late Models will be run.

May 4: Lucas Oil MLRA Super Late Model Series on the 1/4 mile. All other classes Except IMCA Late Models will be run.

May 18: Modified Madness $2000 to win IMCA Sanctioned event on the 1/4 mile. All other classes run.

June 8: Sport Mod Challenge $2000 to win IMCA Sanctioned Event on the 1/4 mile. All other classes run

July 13: Street Stock Clash $2000 to win on the 1/4 mile. All other classes run

September 7: Night of Destruction Trailer Racing. Sport Mods, Street Stocks and Modifieds will run.
 
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Apr 13 Practice Night and Season Kick-Off Party from 5-7pm

Apr 14 PellaMotors.com/Kraig Ford 65th annual Season Opener - Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s 360s & 305s.
Apr 21 Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s, & 305s.
Apr 28 Town Crier Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s 360s & 305s.
May 5 Budweiser "National Beverage Day" $1 Busch Light Beer Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s, & 305s.
May 12 Iowa vs. Iowa State Night KCCS 410s, 360s & 305s.
May 19 Pizza Hut/Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s & 305s.
May 26 Slideways Karting Center Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s & 305s. (Military Members FREE with valid Military ID)
Jun 2 McKay Insurance Agency/Nationwide Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, Nebraska 360s & 305s. NSCHoF Induction and Banquet
Jun 9 AMSOIL USAC Sprints Knoxville Championship Cup Series 360's and 305's
Jun 16 Van Wall Equipment Night and "Future Stars" Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s, & 305s.
Jun 23 Knoxville Championship Cup Series Mid-Season Championship. 410s, 360s, & 305s. Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Induction Banquet $1 Busch Light Night
Jun 29 World of Outlaws plus 305s.
Jun 30 World of Outlaws plus 360's
Jul 7 Dennison Racing Tees & Jersey Freeze Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 305's, Nebraska 360s, & 410's
Jul 13 Marion County Fair Concert
Jul 14 South Central Co-Op Marion County Fair Race Night 410's, Nebraska 360's & 305's plus Dirt Trucks $1 Busch Light Night
Jul 15 Marion County Fair Entertainment - Outlaw Caged Karts
Jul 19 Dynamic Drivelines IMCA Hawkeye Dirt Tour Modifieds and Sport Mods
Jul 21 3M Night Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410s, 360s, & 305s. Kids Candy Drop.
Jul 28 Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars and Knoxville Championship Cup 360's
Aug 2 28th 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank
Aug 3 28th Annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank
Aug 4 28th Annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank plus 305's.
Aug 5 7th annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank Knoxville Championship Cup Series 410's
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Aug 8 TOYOTA Qualifying Night of the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores
Aug 9 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Qualifying Night of the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGYKnoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores
Aug 10 FVP Preliminary Night of the 5-hour ENERGY58th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores featuring the SPEED SPORT Challenge
Aug 11 58th Annual [URL='http://bit.ly/2abjVcV']5-hour ENERGY
Knoxville Nationals finale presented by Casey's General Stores [/URL]
Aug 25 Knoxville Championship Cup Series Finale 410s, 360s & 305s.
Sep 13 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Ideal Ready Mix Night presented by Casey's General Stores - Thirsty Thursday $1 Busch Light Night
Sep 14 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores
Sep 15 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals finals plus MBSLM Late Models presented by Casey's General Stores
Sep 22 Knoxville Extreme Enduro
 

Rick Witt #68

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CJ Speedway Schedule released. Only race besides the friday night weekly series is the Deery Late Model tour which will be July 18th
 

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Other news regarding other tracks. West Liberty is rumored to not be running this year as there is no schedule or any track section on the promoters website.
 

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Last night 34 raceway kicked off the season with the 360 Sprint car series Sprint Invaders as well as UMP Crate Late Models. it was also extremely cold and I wish i had worn more than a fleece and sweatpants...

btw here's some pictures from last night's festivus.
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btw it was cold enough that you could see the air off of the right rear tires on the sprint cars...
 

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scratch that for the race tonight. for some reason they decided to cancel so no pics until either the Slocum 50, or the MLRA at Davenport speedway running the half mile.
 

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MLRA had two nights of great racing in davenport and 34 Raceway. the Davenport race was acompanied by two classes of modifieds and a small group of street stocks. Chris Simpson would pick up the race win over Brian Shirley after a few lucky breaks saved him.

the Slocum 50 would provide for a lot of excellent racing as that was acompanied by 305 sprint cars and IMCA Stock Cars. Brayden Gaylord picked up the 305 sprint car win after a few original restarts. he was able to hold off Jerrod Schneiderman after he pulled into the pits and Tanner Gebhardt for the win. David Brandies would also hold off 4 hungry stock car drivers to win his class.

The Slocum would start off with Chris Simpson taking the lead over his brother chad. However Shannon Babb would soon find speed and take over the lead. he would be able to hold off the charging simpson brothers for his first win in the Slocum 50.
 
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havent been the greatest for updates on this. local weekly series has been running strong, Chad Simpson won the MLRA Davenport 1/4 mile race, and modified Madness was just last saturday. meanwhile 34 Raceway will run it's figure 8 and Sprint invaders 2nd night next weekend saturday and sunday.
 
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