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QUAD CITY SPEEDWAY
EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS

TRACK SIZE: 1/4 MILE HIGH BANKED DIRT OVAL

RACE DAYS:  SUNDAY NIGHTS: IMCA LATE MODELS, MODIFIEDS, STREETS & CRUISERS

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DIRECTIONS: I-80 TO EXIT 7, THEN 0.9 MILE WEST, THEN TURN RIGHT, GO 4.2 MILES WEST ON COLONA RD. TO ARCHER ST., THEN EAST (AT FAIRGROUNDS)

9/3/06 - Hershel Roberts Takes His First Win of the Year at Quad City Speedway

 

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Hershel Roberts Takes His First Win of the Year at Quad City Speedway

East Moline, IL 9/3/06 by Ed Potter - About opening time Sunday at Quad City Speedway a light rain started, but the fans and the racers stuck around for a great night of racing. As all the cars in the pit area came to the racing surface to pack it in the fans stayed . The first feaure to hit the track was the Late Model feature. First heat winner, Leroy Brenner took the lead over Hershel Roberts and John Freeman on the drop of the green flag. After a couple of single car cautions the pack was kept tight, and Roberts took the lead on lap fourteen, and the caution flew again for the last time in the race. On the restart Roberts held on to the lead with Jeff Morris coming from fifth to move into second. Roberts continued on never looking back for his first win of the year in front of a wildly cheering crowd. Morris held on for second over a hard charging Rick Wages. Adam Oppendike was third with Nate Beuseling rounding out the top five.
A Modified first heat winner, Thad Wilson took the lead from Kevin Peters on lap six of the feature and never looked back again until he got to the checkers for the win. On a last lap charge Brendan Durbin moved into take second with Peters holding on for third. Shaune Lewis was fourth with Jim Willert fifth. Jeff Morris took the other heat
Kevin Dickey took the early lead of the B Modified feature and held it through lap seven dispite a couple of cautons by that time. On lap eight Jake Waterman edged by Dickey to take the point and the caution flew again. On the restart Waterman stretched his lead a little over Dickey with Brad Pershy putting the pressure on Dickey. Waterman went on for the win with Dickey holding on for second. Craig Crawford moved in to take third with Pershy holding on for fourth. Nathan Hall rounded out the top five.Brad Lucy and Greg Durbin took the heat wins.
Using his pole position starting spot Korey Peterson took the lead of the Street Stock feature, but by lap four he was being pushed hard by Randy Exline. As the two battled side by side Exline inched out front on lap twelve. One lap later Peteson brought out the caution and made a quick pit stop. On the restart Exline held on for the lead but a lap later Peterson came out of the pits slowly and waited for Exline taking him to the wall on the last lap. Peterson was disqualifid and Exline took the win as he was leading on the white flag lap. Rob Henry came from nineth to take second with Dave Wadsager third, Toby Spicer fourth and Chris Hambright fifth. Matt Werner and Spicer won the heats.

It was Holidays in September night at the race track with the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus greeting the kids as they came in the front gates. After the races the kids trick or treated the drivers under the grandstands due to the mud in the pit area.

Results from Quad City Speedway--East Moline, IL 9/3/06
Late Model
heat one: 1. Leroy Brenner--Aledo; 2. Mike Cothron--Moline; 3. Bob Miller--Silvis; 4. Jeff Morris--McCausland,IA; 5. Hershel Roberts--East Moline
heat two: 1. John Freeman--Rock Island; 2. Rick Wages--Colona; 3. Adam Oppendike--Silvis; 4. Nate Beuseling--Coal Valley; 5. Mike Guldenpfennig--Davenport,IA
Feature: 1. Roberts; 2. Morris; 3. Wages; 4. Oppendike; 5. Beuseling; 6. Miller; 7. Jason Masengarb--Colona; 8. Freeman; 9. Brenner; 10. Cothron; 11. Jeremy Gustaf--Moline; 12. Guldenpfennig
A Modified
heat one: 1. Thad Wilson--Moline; 2. Bob Stogdell--Colona; 3. Jason Pershy--Colona; 4. Shaune Lewis--Kewanee; 5. Troy Emerick--Geneseo
heat two: 1. Jeff Morris--McCausland,IA; 2. Kevin Peters--Monmouth; 3. Jim Willert--Davenport,IA; 4. Brandon Durbin--Colona; 5. Doug Crampton--Rock Island
Feature: 1. Wilson; 2. Durbin; 3. Peters; 4. Lewis; 5. Willert; 6. Crampton; 7. Mike Zemo Jr--Geneseo; 8. Emerick; 9. Pershy; 10. Andrew Smith--Kirkwood; 11. Greg Durbin--Silvis; 12. Morris; 13. Craig Crawford--Moline; 14. Donovan Lodge--Andover; 15. Stogdell
B Modified
heat one: 1. Brad Lucy--Galesburg; 2. Doug Curless--Davenport,IA; 3. Brad Pershy--Colona; 4. Kevin Dickey--Silvis; 5. Jimmy Comins Jr--Silvis
heat two: 1. Greg Durbin--Silvis; 2. Jake Waterman--Milan; 3. Jason Bielema--Colona; 4. Jason Bert--Moline; 5. Nathan Hall--Orion
Feature: 1. Waterman; 2. Dickey; 3. Craig Crawford--Moline; 4. Pershy; 5. Hall; 6. Durbin; 7. Comins; 8. Lucy; 9. Gary Weatherington Jr--Carbon Cliff; 10. Kevin Spriet--Davenport,IA; 11. Zack Sloan--Taylor Ridge; 12. Bert; 13. Curless; 14. Perry Gellerstedt--Cambridge; 15. Bielema; 16. Jarod Coppejans--Annawan
Street Stock
heat one: 1. Matt Werner--Geneseo; 2. Ron Marks Jr--Rock Island; 3. Korey Peterson--Colona; 4. Chuck Fox--Silvis; 5. Dave Wadsager--East Moline
heat two: 1. Toby Spicer--Rock Island; 2. Chris Hambright--East Moline; 3. Rob Henry--Colona; 4. Randy Exline--Stockton,IA; 5. Rick Schriner--Rock Islalnd
Feature: 1. Exline; 2. Henry; 3. Wadsager; 4. Spicer; 5. Hambright; 6. Schriner; 7. Tom Maupin--Galesburg; 8. Werner; 9. Gerald Ward--East Moline; 10. Fox; 11. Marks; 12. Andy Werner--Silvis; 13. Steve Mooney--Barstow; 14. Steve Gustaf--Colona

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