Deery Series Headlines Summer Nationals


BOONE, Iowa – The first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s champion will come from opening night of America’s Racin’ Vacation at Boone Speedway on Sept. 1.

The main event for IMCA Late Models following the Deery Brothers Summer Series will be 50 laps, with a potential top prize of $4,500 and a minimum of $300 to start.

Point leaders Justin Kay has won four of the first 10 series events this season, including three out of the last four. He has a 26-point advantage over Andy Eckrich going into the Labor Day show.

Three-time and defending Super Nationals champion Jeff Aikey  is third, another 27 points off the pace.

Qualifying for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods also gets underway Monday. Pit gates open at 9 a.m. and racing starts at 2 p.m. The Late Model main will start at approximately 9 p.m.

Twenty-four of the 41 previous Deery events held at Boone have been in conjunction with Super Nationals. Gary Webb can boast of being the divi­sion’s only four-time champion (1990, 1993, 1994 and 1996) while Aikey also owns hardware from 1995 and 2004.

Two-time champions are series ironman Darrel DeFrance (1992 and 2005), Todd Cooney(2006 and 2008) and Ray Guss Jr. (2009 and 2010).