Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Midwest Racing Archives (This week in history)

1998 - Jeff Anderson of Atlantic, Iowa won 3rd Annual American IMCA Stock Car Shootout at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on July 2. Brad Pinkerton of New Sharon, Iowa led 20 of 25 laps in the contest but Anderson, using the highside, passed Pinkerton on lap 23 to grab the lead and the win.

1988 - In a classic battle between two veterans with 11 combined track championships, Jim O'Conner and Tony Izzo swappped the lead four times in the last half of the race before O' Conner went on to win the 50-lap Prairie State Classic at Santa Fe Speedway in Hinsdale, Ill., on July 2.
Ernie Derr of Keokuk, Iowa won the USAC-sanctioned Bulldog 150 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on July 3, 1975.

1975 - Keokuk, Iowa's Ernie Derr took the lead from Darrell Dake of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on lap 111 and went on to win the USAC-sanctioned Bulldog 150 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa on July 3. Dake was on his way to victory before a shredded tire caused him to make an unscheduled pit stop allowing Derr and his Dodge to speed by for the win.

1969 -Lynn Idler of Ionia, Iowa had a great weekend, sweeping the programs at Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union, Iowa, on Friday, July 4th and Big Four Speedway in Nashua, Iowa, on Saturday, July 5.

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