IMCA Modified Madness 50 at Davenport Speedway this Friday

first_imgDAVENPORT, Iowa – The long-anticipated and twice re-scheduled IMCA Modified Madness 50 is up next at the Davenport Speedway this Friday, July 14.Drivers will be competing for the $2,000 first-place prize along with a 2017 Fast Shafts All-star Invitational ballot berth.This is the seventh straight year DRT TRAK Racing Inc. has offered a $2,000-to-win race for the IMCA Modifieds. Kyle Brown of Madrid is the defending champion race winner. Last year, 49 Modi­fied drivers representing four states competed.Also racing will be the Petersen Plumbing & Heating IMCA Late Models, Koehler Electric Street Stocks, and the Hawkeye Auto IMCA SportMods, competing for weekly track points. All racing will be on the quarter-mile dirt oval.Davenport Speedway is located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport. Pit gates open Friday at 4:30 p.m., the grandstand opens at 5 p.m., hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing starts at 6:45 p.m.For additional information on DRT TRAK Racing events, visit our website at or call 563 652-5302.Modified Madness was originally scheduled for May 19 but was rained out twice in the month of May.last_img read more

State of emergency declared for all counties on Florida’s east coast due to Hurricane Isaias

first_imgIn light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Division of Emergency Management has a reserve of personal protective equipment available, including 20 million masks, 22 million gloves, 10 million gowns, and 1.6 million face shields.In addition, the state has purchased 50 generators to handle power outages throughout Florida.The state also has 9.4 million bottles of water and 2.6 million meals ready to be deployed.DeSantis said he does not anticipate that emergency shelters will be needed for Hurricane Isaias, but the state will be ready just in case. prepare On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for every county on Florida’s east coast from Miami-Dade to Nassau County ahead of Hurricane Isaias.Hurricane Warning in effect for Palm Beach County, Treasure Coastlast_img read more

Tipp hurlers want Eamon O’Shea to remain at the helm.

first_imgBrian Cody may face sanctions for comments made about referee Barry Kelly.The Kilkenny manager described the awarding of a last minute free against Brian Hogan in the drawn all Ireland final as a “criminal decision” .According to reports today the Central Competition Control Committee are expected to investigate. The Tipperary senior hurlers have called on the County Board to ensure that Eamon O’Shea remains on as manager in 2015.O’Shea was appointed for a 2 year term after the 2013 campaign but is understood to be considering his future as he tries to balance family, work and hurling commitments.Following last weekends All Ireland Final replay defeat to Kilkenny a number of senior players have told County Board chairman Sean Nugent that they want the Cloughjordan native to stay at the helm.last_img read more