2017 Deery Brothers Summer Series Schedule
The Deery Brothers Summer Series returns to a very familiar venue for its 31st opening night and ends with a Month of More Money in September.
Touring IMCA Late Models start their 2017 campaign on Saturday, April 1 at 34 Raceway. That event marks the series’ 49th appearance – more than at any other track – at West Burlington and its first there since 2013.
“The first-ever series race was held at 34 Raceway so we’ve got a lot of history there,” noted Tour Director Kevin Yoder. “I know a lot of our drivers as well as fans that follow the Deery Series have been looking forward to returning.”
The Sept. 2 Yankee Dirt Classic main event at Farley Speedway pays $7,500 to win while a bonus of as much as $1,500 awaits the winner of the Sept. 7 show during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway.
Dates April 8 at West Liberty Raceway, April 14 at Farley, April 15 at Independence Motor Speedway and April 23 at Dubuque Speedway precede the start of the track point season.
The series is at Quad City Speedway on May 14 and at Boone Speedway for the traditional Memorial Day show on May 29.
Completing the schedule are Farley Speedway’s Sept. 1-2 Yankee, the Super Nationals event at Boone and the Sept. 22-23 Liberty 100 at West Liberty, which wraps up with both points and pay-only features.
All features pay a minimum of $2,000 to win and $300 to start.
“The sponsorship from the Deery Brothers Automotive Group really steers this ship and entering a 26th year working with them is very significant,” Yoder said.
“Casey’s General Store is back as sponsor on the nightly redraw program and Sunoco Race Fuels will give $250 to a random feature qualifier with perfect attendance each night,” he continued. “This schedule is very travel-friendly and I anticipate very competitive races on the track and in the point standings.”
Champion of the 2016 series was Tyler Bruening of Decorah. Darrel DeFrance of Marshalltown has competed at all 467 events in series history.
Contributed By: Bill Martin (IMCA Media Relations)
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series
Saturday, April 1 - 34 Raceway, West Burlington
Saturday, April 8 - West Liberty Raceway
Friday, April 14 - Farley Speedway; Saturday
April 15 - Independence Motor Speedway
Sunday, April 23 - Dubuque Speedway
Sunday, May 14 - Quad City Speedway, East Moline, Ill.
Monday, May 29 - Boone Speedway
Tuesday, June 6 - Marshalltown Speedway
Tuesday, June 13 - West Liberty Raceway
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2 - Farley Speedway
Thursday, Sept. 7 - Boone Speedway
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23 at West Liberty Raceway.