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Friday, October 10, 2014

1970 - Blundy takes IMCA sprint title

Des Moines, Iowa (October 10, 1970) - Jerry Blundy of Galesburg, Ill., a 21-year racing veteran, won the 1970 IMCA National Sprint Car Championship with a total of 2,900 points.

Blundy, 42, driving a Chevy-powered sprinter, won seven of the 25 IMCA features entered.

Jerry Richert of Forest Lake, Minn., claimed second place while third went to Jay Woodside of Kansas City, Mo. Fourth place was claimed by another Kansas City driver, Dick Sutcliffe.

Final point standings:

1. Jerry Blundy - 2,900
2. Jerry Richert - 2,275
3. Jay Woodside - 1,795
4. Dick Sutcliffe - 1,745
5. Eddie Leavitt - 1,665
6. Darl Harrison -1,580
7. Jan Opperman -1,330
9. Chuck Lynch -1,080
10. Ron Perkins -1,020

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