July 14, 2011
Racers Outlast Rain to Complete Fair Week Special at SCS
Fans, racers and track personnel at Scotland County Speedway endured a pair of rain delays Thursday night with the mindset that the show must go on. Their perseverance paid off, ensuring for the first time in several years that not a single night of the 2011 Scotland County Fair was rained out.
Tommy Cordroy of Browning took the checkered flag in the ULMA Late Models feature at the special Scotland County Fair race. Justin Jennings of LaGrange was second followed by Jeff French of Mt. Ayer, IA. Rounding out the top five were Ron Binning of Grand River, IA, and Jake Griffin of Quincy, IL.
The UMP Modifieds featured a 10-car field. Steven Delonjay of Quincy, IL, came from a second row starting spot to claim the victory. He passed Jared Schlipman of Mendon, IL, who had to settle for second. Dave Wietholder of Liberty, IL crossed the line in third followed by Jake Griffin of Quincy, IL, and Craig Spegal of New London.
The stock cars drew the largest number of entrants for the mid-week race with 13 cars. Mike Harward of Floris, IA took advantage of a front row starting position to hold off all challengers en route to the win. Derek Kirkland of Centerville, IA had to settle for second place while Beau Taylor of Canton picked up third place.
Cayden Carter of Oskaloosa, IA, took the checkered flag in the SportMods A Main. He finished ahead of fellow Oskie driver Carter Vandenberg and Mike Shelton of Bloomfield, IA. Louis Lynch of Lancaster was fourth and Rick Barlow, Jr. of Montrose, IA was fifth with Brandon Dale of Gorin in sixth.
Mike Hughes led from start to finish in the Hobby Stock main event. The Oskaloosa driver bested Clayton Crump of Centralia. Steve Allen of Oskaloosa, IA was third with Ottumwa, IA driver Doug Gordon in fourth and Andrew Hustead of Rutledge in fifth.
Chuck Fullenkamp of Ft. Madison, IA picked up the 40 points with a top finish in the Hornets feature. Rounding out the top five were William Michel of Farmington, IA, David Probasco of Moulton, IA, Cory Howk of Drakesville, IA, and Josh Kendrick of Anabel.