West Burlington, IA
Sanction: IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated April 3, 4:39 pm)
Marolf bags Deery opener at 34 Raceway
- Nick Marolf
- Darrel DeFrance
- Chad Holladay
- Matt Ryan
- Tyler Bruening
- Luke Goedert
- Richie Gustin
- Scott Fitzpatrick
- Jeff Aikey
- Jake Neal
- Jeff Tharp
- Curt Schroeder
- Jesse Sobbing
- Jay Johnson
- Joel Callahan
- John Emerson
- Curt Martin
- Jeremiah Hurst
- Rob Toland
- Jonathan Brauns
- Paul Conrad
- Denny Eckrich
- Todd Malmstrom
- Shawn Mulvany
Nick Marolf notched his second career Deery Brothers tour victory.
What won the race: Nick Marolf of Moscow, Iowa, parlayed his win in the second heat race into a feature victory in the IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series season opener. Marolf took the lead from polesitter and runner-up Darrel DeFrance on the sixth of 35 laps.
Key notes: Marolf's only previous series victory came Sept. 14, 2012, at Farley Speedway. ... The series kicked off its 13-race season. ... The event, which also opened the track's season, marked the lone stop at the Burlington, Iowa, oval in '17; the track has hosted a series-high 49 events ... 34 Raceway is scheduled to host the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50 for Super Late Models on April 15.
On the move: Chad Holladay of Muscatine, Iowa, started 15th and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Marolf's Victory Circle Chassis is sponsored by Marolf Genetics, Keith Stanley DDS, Gronewold Tiling, Penn Ave Farms, Honts Construction, Stewart Trucking, Kyle Campbell Construction.
Points chase: Marolf grabbed the early points lead after one race.
Car count: 31
Heat race winners: Tyler Bruening, Nick Marolf, Jay Johnson, Jeff Aikey
Consolation race winners: Denny Eckrich, Jeremiah Hurst
Next series race: April 8, West Liberty Raceway (West Liberty, IA) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.