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Kyle Ealy & Lee Ackerman
by Lee AckermanOmaha, Neb. - While it is rumored that an IMCA Stock Car race may have been ran in 1947, it wasn’t until 1949 that the series held its first year of competition. One of the stops on the tour was the Nebraska State Fair in Lincoln.
Bill Beckman of Monticello, Iowa, passed away December 5. Beckman, known as the "Lisbon Leadfoot," started his racing career in the late 1960's and competed at Eastern Iowa tracks for over 30 years. He was a member of the Hawkeye Downs Speedway Wall of Fame and recently inducted into the Iowa Racing Hall of Fame.