Sanction: IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series (IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series, track and team reports (last updated September 9, 12:08 pm)
Aikey wins fourth straight at Boone Super Nat'ls
IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals
- Jeff Aikey
- Joel Callahan
- Jason Rauen
- Tyler Bruening
- Joe Zrostlik
- Chad Holladay
- Todd Cooney
- Ray Guss Jr.
- Ben Seemann
- Ryan Dolan
- Matt Ryan
- Cayden Carter
- Ryan Griffith
- Scott Fitzpatrick
- Jerry King
- Curt Schroeder
- Charlie McKenna
- Darrel DeFrance
- Richie Gustin
- Corey Zeitner
- Josh Most
- John Emerson
- Justin Kay
- Luke Goedert
Jeff Aikey won his sixth career Super Nationals event at Boone.
What won the race: Jeff Aikey of Cedar Falls, Iowa, notched his series-leading 68th career Deery Brothers Summer Series victory in capturing Boone Speedway's IMCA Super Nationals Late Model event for a record fourth consecutive season. Aikey overtook Joel Callahan on a lap-14 restart and went on to win by a straightaway in the Thursday evening special as he tightened the series points chase with Tyler Bruening.
Quotable: “This place just clicks for me. I just know how to get around here,” the 53-year-old Aikey said. “Winning is getting better. The older you get, the better the wins get.”
Key notes: With a Speedway Motors bonus, Aikey bagged $2,420 in total. ... Aikey's previous series victory came July 29 at Iowa State Fairgrounds Speedway in Des Moines. ... Callahan led at the outset. ... Heat winner Justin Kay retired under a lap-12 yellow. ... Luke Pestka won the non-qualifier dash. ... Darrel DeFrance, another heat winner, competed in his 466th consecutive Deery Brothers event and his 27th Super Nationals event. ... Boone's race was part of the weeklong IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals, which runs from Sept. 5-10. ... After a Wednesday rainout, two programs were run on Thursday with Late Models in the second round of action.
Winner's sponsors: Aikey's MasterSbilt Race Car from Gheer'd Up Race Cars is sponsored by Larry Fleck & Son Trucking, Can-Am Automotive & Towing, Strange Oval and BSB Manufacturing.
Points chase: Heading into West Liberty (Iowa) Raceway's season finale, Tyler Bruening has a one-point lead over Jeff Aikey.
Car count: 33
Polesitter: Ben Seemann
Heat race winners: Darrel DeFrance, Justin Kay, Joel Callahan, Ryan Griffith
Consolation race winners: Charlie McKenna, Chad Holladay
Next series race: September 23, West Liberty Raceway (West Liberty, IA) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.