COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa (July 17) – CJ Speedway fans were treated to a classic battle in Friday’s IMCA Sunoco Stock main event. See went on to score the win over a hard-charging Adam Bell, who was looking to become a repeat winner at CJ Speedway. Bell was able to get beside See on several occasions before setting for second as Johnny Spaw battled to the front from 11th. Twenty drivers took the green flag with young Austin Kemper setting the pace for the first half of the main event. While Kemper led, a fierce battle was being waged behind him. Jason See, who had advanced from the seventh position start, was able to break out of the pack of contenders and into second before moving by Kemper on lap 11. Cody Staley captured the mach-1 Sport Compact feature over Brad Havel and William Michel. By Jerry Mackey
VINTON, Iowa (Aug. 31) – With early entry numbers approaching an amazing 800, the pre-registration deadline for the upcoming IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s has been extended to noon CST on Friday, Sept. 2.The 785 entries already in hand are 160 ahead of last year’s pace and include 256 Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds, 167 IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, 106 IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, 163 Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, 36 Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods, 49 Mach-1 Sport Compacts and eight IMCA Late Models.A record-tying 27 states as well as Canada, are already represented in the early sign-up numbers for the Sept. 5-10 Super Nationals at Boone Speedway.Modified, Stock Car, Northern SportMod and Hobby Stock drivers are required to pre-register for Super Nationals in order to be eligible to compete in the Saturday, Sept. 3 Prelude special at Boone.Southern SportMods make their Super Nationals debut on opening night. The complete Sport Compact program is Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Late Models come to town for the Thursday, Sept. 8 Deery Brothers Summer Series program.The Friday, Sept. 9 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational features 30 of the best Modified drivers from across the country.Races of champions and main events for the Modifieds, Stocks, Northern SportMods and Hobbies wrap up the 34th annual version of America’s Racin’ Vacation on Saturday, Sept. 10.A purse of approximately $300,000 will be paid at Super Nationals, with $60,000 in contingency awards given as well.Modified pre-entries have been received from:Dean Abbey, Roanoke, Texas; Chris Abelson, Sioux City; Coty Albers, Wellsburg; Mike Albertsen, Audubon; Dustin Andersen, Omaha, Neb.; Drew Armstrong, Alexander, Ark.; Robert Avery, Des Moines; Melvin Bailey, Mayetta, Kan.; Trevor Baker, Lincoln, Neb.; Shawn Bearce, Hinton; Josh Beaulieu, Bemidji, Minn.; Tommy Belmer, Denver; and Jeff Berens, Dakota Dunes, S.D.;Dennis Betzer, Central City; Tanner Black, Albert, Kan.; Kevin Bliese, Bath, S.D.; Brandon Blochlinger, Concordia, Kan.; Josh Blumer, Marysville, Kan.; Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan.; Jake Bowman, Maquoketa; Jason Briese, Cleghorn; Brandon Brinton, Ames; David Brown, Kellogg; Kyle Brown, Madrid; Randy Brown, Chowchilla, Calif.; Ken Buck, Canton, Pa.; and Joel Bushore, Boone;Brian Calhoon, Beloit, Kan.; Kaid Calhoon, Beloit, Kan.; Cale Carder, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa; Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo.; Curtis Cook, Conway, Ark.; Troy Cordes, Dunkerton; Tony Cox, Boone; Kent Croskey, Polk City; Eric Dailey, Armstrong; Bob Daniels, Des Moines; Dana Dankert, Columbus, Neb.; David Davis, Sweetwater, Texas; and Robert Davis, Searcy, Ark.;Scott Davis, Madrid; Russ Dickerson, Boone; Joe Docekal, Dysart; Ethan Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; Scott Drake, Joplin, Mo.; Corey Dripps, Reinbeck; Tyler Droste, Waterloo; Doug Easterling, Haskell, Texas; Brue Egeland, Marshall, Minn.; Andy Eickhoff, Albion, Neb.; Eric Elliott, Boone; and Mark Elliott, Webster City;Riley Emmel, Estevan, Sask.; Tommy Fain, Abilene, Texas; Travis Fisher, Fenwick, Mich.; Robert Fleshman, Merrill; Terry Fletcher, Hershey, Neb.; Jerry Frydrych, Austin, Texas; Cody Gearhart, Turpin, Okla.; Josh Gilman, Earlham; David Goode Sr., Copperas Cove, Texas; J.T. Goodson, Little Rock, Ark.; Jay Goosmann, Merrill; William Gould, Calera, Okla.; Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb.; Wayne Graybeal, Springfield, Mo.; and Kevin Green, Waco, Texas;Michael Griffin, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Matt Guillaume, Haslet, Texas; Jimmy Gustin, Marshalltown; Richie Gustin, Gilman; Mike Hagen, Williston, N.D.; Travis Hagen, Williston, N.D.; Clay Hale, Cameron, Mo.; Garry Hall, Rochester, Minn.; Larry Hall, Rochester, Minn.; Thomas Hall Sr., Waco, Texas; Travis Hatcher, Honey Creek; Michael Hathcock, Venus, Texas; and Clint Hatlestad, Glencoe, Minn.;Devon Havlik, Iowa Falls; Randy Havlik, Ankeny; Bill Heinkel II, Perry; Colby Heishman, Brooklyn; Henry Henderson, Sutherland, Neb.; Terry Henson, North Little Rock, Ark.; Jason Hickingbottom, Ogden; Robby Hines, Mena, Ark.; Jesse Hoeft, Forest City; Jerry Hoffman, Oronogo, Mo.; Scott Hogan, Vinton; Danny Holt, Topeka, Kan.; and Brandon Hood, McGregor, Texas;Larry Hood, Bakersfield, Calif.; Racer Hulin, Laurel; Mitchell Hunt, Greenville, Mich.; Gavin Hunyady, Fenton, Mich.; Brian Irvine, Oelwein; Vern Jackson, Waterloo; Zach Jackson, Bemidji, Minn.; Jeff James, Stanton; Sean Jerovetz, Sobieski, Wis.; Wayne Johnson, Minot, N.D.; Justin Kay, Wheatland; Matthew Kiner, Aurora, Neb.; and Trey Kline, Schleswig;Cody Knecht, Whittemore; Brian Knoell, Falun, Kan.; Jeff Kohn, Sheridan, Mich.; Corey Kortum, Victor, Idaho; Austin Kuehl, Cave Creek, Ariz.; Corey Lagroon, Salina, Kan.; Keith Lamphere, Monroeton, Pa.; Cody Laney, Torrance, Calif.; Adam Larson, Ames; Ronn Lauritzen, Jesup; Dennis LaVeine, West Burlington; Cody Leonard, Sinton, Texas; and Darin Leonard, Sinton, Texas;Gatlin Leytham, Ames; Mike Lineberry, Fremont, Neb.; Nick Link, Rolla, Kan.; John Logue, Boone; Brandon Long, Little Suamico, Wis.; Josh Long, Little Suamico, Wis.; Chad Louk, Jefferson; Trent Loverude, New Ulm, Minn.; Blake Lyle, Atomic City, Idaho; Jim Lynch, Bloomfield; Mike McCarthy, Hutto, Texas; and Robbie McClain, Hot Springs, Ark.;Justin McCoy, Waxahachie, Texas; Randy McDaniel, Olivehurst, Calif.; Ryan McDaniel, Olivehurst, Calif.; Josh McGaha, Abilene, Texas; Rich McNeal, Towanda, Pa.; Raymond McSpadden, Buda, Texas; Zachary Madrid, Phoenix, Ariz.; Lance Mari, Imperial, Calif.; Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; Tyler Mecl, Queen Creek, Ariz.; Justin Medler, Minot, N.D.; Matthew Meinecke, Jamaica; and Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas;Kayden Menasco, Muldrow, Okla.; Dan Menk, Franklin, Minn.; R.J. Merchant, Sioux City; Rex Merritt, Billings, Mo.; Rich Michael Jr., Ischua, N.Y.; Jeremy Mills, Garner; Brett Moffitt, Cedar Rapids; Clay Money, Penokee, Kan.; Red Monson, Denison; Mike Morris, LaVernia, Texas; Mitchell Morris, Long Grove; Travis Mosley, Bearden, Ark.; and Joe Mullins, Boulder, Colo.;Angel Munoz, Lamar, Colo.; Matt Murphy, Susanville, Calif.; Mitch Murphy, Susanville, Calif.; Jacob Murray, Hartford; Schuyler Nahre, Indianapolis, Ind.; Jordy Nelson, Marysville, Kan.; Chase Nieman, Quincy, Calif.; Chris Nieman, Quincy, Calif.; Clay Norris, Searcy, Ark.; Mark Norris, Searcy, Ark.; Jay Noteboom, Hinton; and Justin O’Brien, West Union;Scott Olson, Blairsburg; Colton Osburn, Lexington, Neb.; Chris Palsrok, Sibley; John Parmeley, Phoenix, Ariz.; Jason Payton, Fort Smith, Ark.; Bobby Penney, Lawson, Mo.; Loren Pesicka Jr., Burt; Tim Pessek, Hutchinson, Minn.; Mike Petersilie, Hoisington, Kan.; Kurtis Pihl, Falun, Kan.; Dillon Pike, Waxahachie, Texas; Bill Pittaway, Corpus Christi, Texas; and Robert Plath, Barnesville, Minn.;Ron Pope, Mason City; Chad Porter, Madison Lake, Minn.; Brad Pounds, Bakersfield, Calif.; David Pries, Medaryville, Ind.; Gage Raines, Searcy, Ark.; Craig Reetz, Dunlap; Jimmy Reeves, Hanford, Calif.; James Reichart, Des Moines; Terry Rentfro, Bettendorf; James Richert, Comfrey, Minn.; Jesse Richter, Great Bend, Kan.; and Ty Rogers, Somerton, Ariz.;Jesse Rogotzke, Sanborn, Minn.; Josh Rogotzke, Sanborn, Minn.; Anthony Roth, Columbus, Neb.; Josh Ruby, Lakota; Joel Rust, Grundy Center; Ryan Ruter, Kanawha; Johnny Saathoff, Beatrice, Neb.; Cory Sample, Winnemucca, Nev.; Troy Schaberg, Amity, Ark.; Darren Schatz, Williston, N.D.; Jason Schneiders, Sioux City; Kody Scholpp, Estevan, Sask.; and Jeff Schroyer, Elkhorn, Neb.;J.J. Scott, Iowa City; Clay Sellard, Bucklin, Kan.; Scott Sessions, Milton, Fla.; Richard Shields, Copperas Cove, Texas; John Shoptaw, Mena, Ark.; Kelly Shryock, Fertile; Todd Shute, Des Moines; Scott Simatovich, State Center; Anthony Simcik, Robinson, Texas; Riley Simmons, Susanville, Calif.; Marvin Skinner, Grand Prairie, Texas; and Brad Smith, Horseheads, N.Y.;Dustin Smith, Lake City; Dylan Smith, Osceola, Neb.; Scott Smith, Davenport, Neb.; Jason Snyder, Dunkerton; Jon Snyder, Ames; Tony Snyder, Readlyn; Joe Spillman, Austin, Texas; Jay Steffens, North Platte, Neb.; Ricky Stephan, South Sioux City, Neb.; Todd Stinehart, Waseca, Minn.; Paul Stone, Winton, Calif.; Jeff Streeter Madera, Calif.; and Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, N.C.;Kevin Sustaire, Emory, Texas; Regan Tafoya, Farmington, N.M.; Peyton Taylor, Batesville, Ark.; Chad Ten Napel, Sioux City; Ed Thomas, Waterloo; Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz.; Eric Tomlinson, Robinson, Texas; Josh Truman, Indianola; Sean Tyson, Council Bluffs; Mike Van Genderen, Newton; Harvey Vande Weerd, Alton; and Rob VanMil, Barnesville, Minn.;A.J. Ward, Ionia, Mich.; Billy Ward, Cobleskill, N.Y.; Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz.; Will Ward, Cobleskill, N.Y.; Tim Watts, Beloit, Kan.; Clint Wendel, Mason City; Chad Wernette, Sheridan, Mich.; Johnny Whitman, DePere, Wis.; Todd Wilson, Spickard, Mo.; Al Wolfgram, Boone; Jason Wolla, Ray, N.D; and Cory Wray, Jamesport, Mo.Stock Car drivers already entered for Super Nationals are:Westin Abbey, Comanche, Texas; Doug Adamy, Columbus, Neb.; Mike Albertsen, Audubon; Zachary Ankrum, Sioux City; Travis Baird, Sharon, Okla.; Curtis Balmer, Marshalltown; Kevin Balmer, Marshalltown; Travis Barker, Sioux City; Gary Bass, Des Moines; Scott Beauregard, Brandon; Des Moines; Michael Bilyeu, Indianola; Brian Blessington, Breda; David Brandies, Wilton; and Randy Brands, Boyden;Tyler Brauckman, Carroll; Joe Brenner, New Berlin, Wis.; Weylin Bruneau, Sioux City; Rudy Brunkhorst, Columbus, Neb.; Shaun Bruns, Danube, Minn.; Nathan Burke, Minot, N.D.; Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa; Bob Chalupa, McCook, Neb.; Jason Christopher, Forney, Texas; Ronnie Christopher, Forney, Texas; Blake Cole, Nashua; Brandon Conkwright, Wamego, Kan.; and Caleb Crenshaw, Fort Worth, Texas;Larry Crocheck, Boone; Brandon Czarapata, Pulaski, Wis.; Russell Damme, Waterloo; Michael Dancer, North Platte, Neb.; Josh Daniels, Carlisle; Jason Davis, Norton, Kan.; Lance Deal, Fort Dodge; Gary Donaldson, Rayville, Mo.; Terry Dulin, Cedar Rapids; Mel Elsberry, Orange City; Robert Engelkes, Dike; Kyle Everts, Holland; and Marcus Fagan, Adair;K.C. Fielding, Burleson, Texas; Todd Fisher, Norwalk; Kevin Flock, Muskogee, Okla.; Kyle Frederick, Oconto Falls, Wis.; John Frydrych, Austin, Texas; Todd Gereau, Sioux City; Jeremie Gibbs, Sioux City; Wayne Gifford, Boone; Mike Goodson, Overbrook, Okla.; Patrick Graham, Ankeny; Derek Green, Granada, Minn.; Cody Gustoff, Scranton; and Ryan Harris, Hubbard;Ron Hartman, Ulysses, Kan.; Michael Hathcock, Venus, Texas; Dylan Heilmann, Green Bay, Wis.; J.J. Heinz, Green Bay, Wis.; Robert Hoing, Overton, Neb.; Paul Holschuh, Greenleaf, Wis.; Christine Holt, Topeka, Kan.; Abe Huls, Carthage, Ill.; Todd Inman, Altoona; Casey Jones, Sioux City; Reid Keller, Webster City; Greg Keuhn, Trenton, Mo.; and Adam Klocke, Carroll;Devin Kuehne, Reading, Minn.; Wayne Landheer, Titonka; Dustin Larson, Worthington, Minn.; Jerry Leary, Little Suamico, Wis.; Jake Ludeking, Decorah; Les Lundquist, Sioux City; Mathias Lux, Hartley; Dalton Lynch, Bloomfield; Dan Mackenthun, Hamburg, Minn.; Chris Mills, Sioux City; Jason Minnehan, Churdan; Perry Misner, Albert, Kan.; and Dana Morgan, Kearney, Neb.;David Moriarty, Jordan, Minn.; Jeff Mueller, Albion; Mark Mullins, Ada, Okla.; Angel Munoz, Lamar, Colo.; Michael Murphy, Jefferson; Trent Murphy, Jefferson; Damon Murty, Chelsea; Justin Nehring, Storm Lake; Jake Nelson, Williston, N.D.; Mike Nichols, Harlan; Trent Nolan, Shawano, Wis.; Joe O’Bryan, Round Rock, Texas; and John Oliver Jr., Danville;Jesse Olson, Mayer, Minn.; Kevin Opheim, Mason City; Anthony Otken, Killeen, Texas; Chad Palmer, Renwick; Shane Paris, Muscatine; Donnie Pearson, Oskaloosa; Rich Pederson, Sioux City; Blake Peeler, Trimble, Mo.; Michael Pepper, Lakin, Kan.; Ron Pettitt, Norfolk, Neb.; Tanner Pettitt, Norfolk, Neb.; Kyle Pfeifer, Hill City, Kan.; Tyler Pickett, Boxholm; Corey Piffer, Indianola; Scott Pippert, Elberon; and Dave Plowman, Omaha, Neb.;Bruce Plumisto, Colby, Kan.; Shawn Primrose, Norfolk, Neb.; Brandon Pruitt, Stuart; Chris Pruitt, Stuart; Terry Pruitt, Dexter; Jeremy Pundt, Donnellson; Todd Reitzler, Grinnell; Nolan Remus, Cawker City, Kan.; Ondre Rexford, Montezuma, Kan.; Rod Richards, Madrid; Bryan Rigsby, Topeka, Kan.; Andy Roller, Waco, Texas; Kevin Rose, Waterloo; and Robert Rutherford, Norton, Kan.;Matt Schauer, Arlington, Minn.; Tony Schlei, Union Grove, Wis.; Allen Schmidt, Holstein; Jay Schmidt, Tama; Kellie Schmit, Britt; Jason Schoenberger, Russell, Kan.; Hesston Shaw, Hennessey, Okla.; Mark Shipman, Grandview, Texas; David Smith, Lake City; Devin Smith, Lake City; and Donavon Smith, Lake City;Matthew Sorenson, Bondurant; Johnny Spaw, Cedar Rapids; Matt Speckman, Sleepy Eye, Minn.; Joe Spillman, Austin, Texas; Bob Staiert, Carroll; Mike Stapleton, Denison; Josh Steele, Platte City, Mo.; Marty Steinbach, Fremont, Neb.; Chad Sterling, Stockton, Kan.; Aaron Stolp, West Allis, Wis.; Shane Stutzman, Milford, Neb.; and Buck Swanson, Waterloo;Jeremy Swanson, Westby, Mont.; Brandon Taylor, Granbury, Texas; Brad Te Grotenhuis, Orange City; Justin Temeyer, Independence; Christopher Toot, Albert Lea, Minn.; Jeff Tubbs, Colby, Kan.; Heath Tulp, Britt; Doug Unser, Windsor, Colo.; Kyle Vanover, Beatrice, Neb.; Michael Vennes, Minot, N.D.; Roger Verdoorn, Sibley; Don Vis, Marshalltown; and Billy Wade, San Angelo, Texas;B.J. Wagoner, Colby, Kan.; Ryan Wark, Colby, Kan.; Mathew West, Kellerton; Jeff Whiting, Gothenburg, Neb.; Brad Whitney, Trenton, Mo.; David Wickman, Emmetsburg; Casey Woken, Norton, Kan.; Brett Woznicki, Minot, N.D.; Jason York, Boone; Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan; and Eric Zwirschitz, Antigo, Wis.;Hobby Stock drivers pre-entered for Super Nationals are:Gregg Anderson, Perry; Shannon Anderson, Des Moines; John Annon, Norton, Kan.; Daniel Ayers, Webster City; Makenzie Baker, McGregor, N.D.; Jim Ball, Independence; Nathan Ballard, Marengo; Tim Barber, Boone; Drew Barglof, Sioux Rapids; Tommy Beekman, Otho; Solomon Bennett, Minburn; Andrew Bertsch, Minot, N.D.; Luke Bird, Winthrop; Tiffany Bittner, Hampton, Neb.; Bill Bonnett, Knoxville; and Andrew Borchardt, Plymouth;Dana Brandt, Minot, N.D.; Austin Brauner, Platte Center, Neb.; Matt Brown, Dysart; John Bruegman, Elkhorn, Neb.; Andrew Burg, Carlisle; Keith Burg, Adel; David Castellano, Des Moines; Tim Church, Moorhead, Minn.; Andrew Claus, Spencer; Nick DeMara, Sioux City; Stephen Doss, Boone; Jacob Floyd, Cedar Rapids; Byron Glotzbach, Topeka, Kan.; Craig Graham, Webster City; and Dustin Graham, Boone;Cole Hanshew, Minot, N.D.; Justin Hanson, Hawkeye; Tory Harazin, Redwood Falls, Minn.; Sal Hernandez, Columbus, Neb.; Chanse Hollatz, Clear Lake; Trevor Holm, Chandler, Minn.; Jeremy Hoskinson, Norfolk, Neb.; Benji Irvine, Oelwein; Austin Jahnz, Lewisville, Minn.; Wes Jahnz, St. James, Minn.; Roger Jenniges, Echo, Minn.; Brent Jochum, Norfolk, Neb.; Darin Johnson, Dickens; and Tanner Jones, North Platte, Neb.;Jacob Keiser, Marengo; Jim Kimmel, Norfolk, Neb.; Jason Kohl, Missouri Valley; Marcus Kyle, Boone; Kevin Lacy, Bixby, Okla.; Chuck Ledbetter, Loomis, Neb.; Adam Lee, Salix; Chad LeGere, Ankeny; Chad Lonneman, Adrian, Minn.; Justin Luinenburg, Reading, Minn.; Dustin Lynch, Boone; Corey Madden, Avoca; and Rod Manthey, Norwood, Minn.;Ross Marshall, Johnston; Paul Menard, Merrill; Myles Michehl, Fort Dodge; TeJay Mielke, Norfolk, Neb.; Quinton Miller, Independence; Ron Neis, Queen Creek, Ariz.; Brandon Nielsen, Spencer; Jeremy Oliver, Chilton, Texas; Matt Olson, Morton, Minn.; Tyson Overton, Carlisle; Gary Pesicka, Burt; Jordan Peters, Ankeny; and Jack Phillips, Mitchellville;David Plumisto, Brighton, Colo.; Michael Powell, Norwalk; Billy Rhoades, Maynard; Damon Richards, David City, Neb.; David Rieks, Eldora; Daniel Routh, Des Moines; Aaron Rudolph, Grand Junction; Malik Sampson, Worthington, Minn.; Buck Schafroth, Orient; Corey Schreiber, Jackson, Minn.; Jay Sidles, Emmetsburg; and Kyle Sidles, Algona;Scott Siems, Cedar Rapids; Shay Simoneau, Damar, Kan.; Daniel Smith, Lake City; Zac Smith, Mason City; Jamie Songer, Ankeny; Riley Songer, Ankeny; Eric Stanton, Carlisle; Tonia Stevens, Guernsey; Brent Thompson, Minot, N.D.; Douglas Thompson, Minot, N.D.; Jesse VanLaningham, Beatrice, Neb.; Brett Vanous, Quasqueton; and Kyle Vohringer, Maquoketa;Justin Wacha, Vinton; Jeff Ware, Columbus, Neb.; Wesley Warren, Fairfield, Texas; John Watson, Des Moines; Jeff Watts, Beatrice, Neb.; Brandon Wergin, Milford, Neb.; Hunter Wergin, Milford, Neb.; Jaylen Wettengel, Topeka, Kan.; Matt White, Nashua; Jeremiah Wilson, Waterloo; Shaun Wirtz, Boone; and Leah Wroten, Independence.Late Model drivers already pre-entered for Thursday’s Deery Brothers Summer Series event are:Scott Fitzpatrick of Cedar Falls; Ray Guss Jr. of Milan, Ill.; Jason Hahne of Webster City; Travis Hanson of Cape Carteret, N.C.; Justin Kay of Wheatland; Jake Neal of Omaha, Neb.; Curt Schroeder of Newton; and Kirby Schultz of Albia.The first field of Southern SportMod drivers at Super Nationals includes:Jeffrey Abbey, Comanche, Texas; Wally Beaty, Terrell, Texas; Bryan Bolden, Quinlan, Texas; Gene Burnett, Leander, Texas; Daniel Cavanagh, Hudson Oaks, Texas; Lynn Combs, Fort Gibson, Okla.; Bo Day, Caddo Mills, Texas; Jerry Ensey, Marietta, Okla.; Chris Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas; Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas; Ronny Gould, Calera, Okla.; and Frank Graven, Cushing, Okla.;Kenneth Graves, Tahoka, Texas; James Hanusch, Belton, Texas; Steve Hayes, Eastland, Texas; Brian Heard, Hobbs, N.M.; Tyler Honeywell, Antlers, Okla.; Jessie Hoskins, Longdale, Okla.; Sid Kiphen, Gatesville, Texas; Justin Long, Haslet, Texas; Kamera McDonald, Keller, Texas; Steve Nabors, Mesquite, Texas; Rodger Pierce, Hobbs, N.M.; and Loni Richardson, Denison, Texas;Tony Sanders, Cisco, Texas; Robert Scrivner, Waco, Texas; Justin Shaw, Sweetwater, Texas; Jake Upchurch, Grand Prairie, Texas; Chase Vineyard, Davis, Okla.; Kale Westover, Blair, Okla.; Brandon White, Collinsville, Texas; Jon White, Red Oak, Texas; Rodney White, Ector, Texas; Alex Wiens, Newton, Kan.; Kyle Wiens, Newton, Kan.; and Cory Williams, Slaton, Texas.Northern SportMod drivers pre-registered are:Justin Addison, Norfolk, Neb.; Autum Anderson, Mason City; Matthew Anderson, Webb; Josh Appel, Mason City; Adam Armstrong, Carlisle; Paul Atchison, Webster City; Coby Bangasser, Allison; Brian Barber, Platte Center, Neb.; Eric Bassett, Mankato, Minn.; Nick Beckman, Lincoln, Neb.; Kyle Bentley, Independence; Wyatt Block, Tigerton, Wis.; and Keith Blum, Bettendorf;Adam Bohlman, Cambridge, Minn.; Alan Bohlman, Cambridge, Minn.; Rich Bohlman, Tioga, N.D.; Ethan Braaksma, Newton; Jorddon Braaten, Central Point, Ore.; Karl Brewer, Vermillion, S.D.; Cody Brill, Harrisonville, Mo.; Jeff Brunssen, LeMars; Jason Carney Boone; Benjamin Chapman, Clarence; Shawn Cooney, Des Moines; Matthew Crowell, Goddard, Kan.; Brenden Damon, Great Bend, Kan.; Jeff Deal, Fort Dodge; and Billy DeRoy, Warrenton, Mo.;Wayne Dotson, Bakersfield, Calif.; Arron Duvall, Trenton, Mo.; Danny Dvorak, Vinton; Dennis Engelhaupt, Page, Neb.; Jeramie Faber, Burt; Alec Fett, Thompson; Colby Fett, Algona; Joe Feyen, Plattsmouth, Neb.; Eric Folstad, Glenburn, N.D.; Austin Frye, Taft, Calif.; Brendon Frye, Taft, Calif.; Craig Garner, Clarinda; and Dennis Gates, Claypool, Ariz.;Kyle Germundson, Mason City; Jim Gillenwater, Keokuk; Daniel Gottschalk, Ellis, Kan.; Kamren Gruber, Great Bend, Kan.; Joey Haase, Norfolk, Neb.; Matt Haase, Norfolk, Neb.; Jarred Hackler, Juniata, Neb.; Jared Hansen, Audubon; Shawn Harker, Nebraska City, Neb.; Kent Haugland, Wesley; Bryan Herrick, Curtis, Neb.; Aaron Hilderman, Topeka, Kan.; Curt Hilmer, Dysart; and Jerry Hinton, Adel;Kurt Hogan, Vinton; David Hoover, Boone; Brett Hopp, Harlan; Jack Housley, Runnells; Andrew Inman, Mason City; Tyler Inman, Altoona; Timothy Judd, Wall Lake; Dave Kennedy, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Kaleb Kennedy, Sioux City; Jamey Kennicutt, Gothenburg, Neb.; Levi Kiefer, Bakersfield, Calif.; Ryan King, Montour; Dan Kline, Ankeny; and Anthony Kobus, David City, Neb.;Brian Konz, LeMars; Jeremiah LaDue, Trenton, N.D.; Lucas Lamberies, Clintonville, Wis.; Colby Langenberg, Norfolk, Neb.; Tom Lathrop, Ottumwa; Erik Laudenschlager, Minot, N.D.; Matt Lizotte, Minot, N.D.; Johnathon Logue, Boone; Hunter Longnecker, Woodward; Tara Longnecker, Woodward; Austin Luellen, Minburn; Clint Luellen, Minburn; Lucas Lundry, Maynard; and Jake McBirnie, Boone;Sean Manning, Bennington, Neb.; Dusty Masolini, Des Moines; Shane Meeks, Abilene, Kan.; Cameron Meyer, Pierce, Neb.; Nick Meyer, Whittemore; Robert Moore, Maxwell; Mike Munson, Boxholm; Taylor Musselman, Urbandale; Michael Myer, Norwalk; Christopher Myhre, Burt; Danny Myrvold, Westbrook, Minn.; George Nordman, Mason City; and Zech Norgaard, Spencer;Dallas Nutt, Armstrong; Tony Olson, Cedar Rapids; Anthony Onstot, Norwalk; Lukas Onstot, Norwalk; Brandon Ostwald, Algona; Jason Overholt, Arlington, Neb.; Rodger Peck, Minneapolis, Kan.; Cory Pestotnik, Boone; Dylan Petersen, Harlan; Matt Petrzelka, Norway; Jerry Pfeifer, Spencer, Neb.; Josh Pfeifer, St. Paul, Neb.; Jeremy Pittsenbarger, Cameron, Mo.; Kyle Prauner, Norfolk, Neb.; and Austin Price, Alton;Bryan Rigsby, Topeka, Kan.; James Roach, Canton, Mo.; Danny Roe, Turlock, Calif.; Darin Roepke, LeMars; Cory Rose, Boone; Robby Rosselli, Minot, N.D.; Trent Roth, Columbus, Neb.; Darin Rothfus, Jefferson; Chase Rudolf, Norwalk; Chad Ryerson, Wellsburg; Fred Ryland, Brentwood, Calif.; Gary Saathoff, Beatrice, Neb.; and Jake Sachau, Denison;Jacob Salisbury, Dunkerton; Arie Schouten, Blair, Neb.; Austin Schrage, Cresco; Brian Schrage, Cresco; Morgan Schrage, Cresco; Zachary Schultz, North Platte, Neb.; Benjamin Schultze, Algona; Dakoda Sellers, Waverly; Chad Shaw, Trimble, Mo.; Miles Shelman, Ames; Jake Simpson, Algona; Jesse Skalicky, Fargo, N.D.; Andrew Smith, Rogersville, Mo.; and Doug Smith, Lanesboro;Brandon Spanjer, Crete, Neb.; Dakota Sproul, Ellis, Kan.; Thomas Stark, Egg Harbor, Wis.; Shane Swanson, Forest City; Daniel Tasler, Jefferson; Ron Tex Jr., Papillion, Neb.; Cody Thompson, Sioux City; Chris Toth, Holtville, Calif.; Colten Van Hierden, Oshkosh, Wis.; Cameron Vande Weerd, Alton; Connor Vande Weerd, Alton; Curtis Veber, Polk City; and Jason Vejtruba, Atwater, Minn.;Kolton Vogel, Phillipsburg, Kan.; Nelson Vollbrecht, Stanton, Neb.; Tyler Watts, Beloit, Kan.; Bill Wears, Des Moines; Bill Wegner, Armstrong; Ty Weidner, Chandler, Ariz.; Kyle Welch, Sioux City; Jaylen Wettengel, Topeka, Kan.; Nate Whitehurst, Mason City; Sam Wieben, Dysart; Brandon Williams, Des Moines; and Kris Zuhlsdorf, Danube, Minn.Sport Compact drivers pre-entered are:Kimberly Abbott, Camp Point, Ill.; Joseph Baker, Plattsmouth, Neb.; Joshua Barnes, Keokuk; Jake Benischek, Durant; Luke Benischek, Durant; Hunter Benson, Forest City; Denny Berghahn Jr., Bellevue, Neb.; Mitchell Bielenberg, Charlott; Zachery Bohlmeyer, Beatrice, Neb.; Jason Bolte, Odin, Minn.; Lanny Bolton, Aurora, Colo.; Mitch Bolton, Grand Junction, Colo.; and Cody Brewster, Maquoketa;Joe Bunkofske, Armstrong; Daniel Campbell, Muscatine; Nate Coopman, Mankato, Minn.; Jay DeVries, Spencer; Kaytee DeVries, Spencer; Brooke Fluckiger, Columbus, Neb.; Chuck Fullenkamp, West Point; Jarad Gross, Spencer; Evan Hrabik, Bellevue, Neb.; Ron Kibbe, Danville; Cole Krichau, Lincoln, Neb.; and Alan Lahr, Nicollet, Minn.;Brandon Lambert, Carthage, Ill.; Dalton Lewis, Cylinder; Dan Markham, Murray, Neb.; Brett Marshall, Maquoketa; Ramsey Meyer, Pierce, Neb.; Lance Mielke, Norfolk, Neb.; A.J. Myott, Fort Dodge; Dustin O’Brien Jr., Glidden; Cory Peters, Spencer; Tyson Plumisto, Gem, Kan.; Scott Porter, Madison Lake, Minn.; and Dillon Richards, Beatrice, Neb.;Mark Riney, Des Moines; James Roose, Grandview; Brandon Ruffcorn, Donnellson; Grady Shearer, Fargo, N.D.; Alec Stapleton, Denison; Corey Stapleton, Denison; Jed Trebelhorn, Winthrop, Minn.; Billy Turner, Colby, Kan.; Joshua Uhl, Adrian, Minn.; Ryan Westman, Ormsby, Minn.; Brendon Yamry, Rice, Minn.; and Mike Zitzer, Sheboygan, Wis.
Midfielder Milner netted City’s fourth in Saturday’s 4-2 win at Craven Cottage as the visitors responded from seeing their 2-0 lead evaporate before going up a gear to triumph and sit one point behind leaders Liverpool. “When they got two back we really had to dig in,” Milner told mcfc.co.uk. Press Association “To come back again and show the character to kick on and get the two goals was pleasing. “It’s a good start to the festive period. A lot of games coming up, but if we can keep that desire and that will to win up, that will get you most of the way.” City were coasting at half-time courtesy of Yaya Toure’s excellent free-kick and Vincent Kompany’s goal, but Kieran Richardson pulled one back early in the second half before City captain Kompany spectacularly sliced into his own net. Jesus Navas restored the visitors’ advantage before his fellow substitute Milner converted a delightful cross from Alvaro Negredo to seal victory and kill off any Fulham hopes of a reply. “He’s got great ability,” said Milner of Negredo. “He doesn’t really need to use his right foot, his left foot’s that good. He can do anything with it. “It was all made in the ball really. I just had to make sure I got a bit of contact on it. “I was pleased to see it go in, it just gave us that cushion for the last few minutes.” James Milner praised Manchester City’s character after they fought off a Fulham fightback to stay firmly on Liverpool’s heels ahead of the Boxing Day showdown at the Etihad Stadium. It was City’s third away win from nine games this season, a statistic which contrasts starkly with their 100 per cent home record from eight matches. That perfect record will be tested on Thursday against Liverpool and the rampaging Luis Suarez. City boss Manuel Pellegrini insisted the losses at Cardiff, Aston Villa, Chelsea and Sunderland were not relevant as his team had proved themselves on the road, including against European champions Bayern Munich. He said: “We continue to ask why we don’t play away like we do at home, but we’ve won three Champions League games away, two in the Capital One Cup and in our last three away Premier League matches we won two and have drawn one. “We cannot continue talking about Cardiff and Aston Villa.” Fulham have lost nine of their last 10 games – the win over Aston Villa the anomaly – but boss Rene Meulensteen is optimistic a change in fortunes will soon come. Meulensteen said: “It’s really hard for them to take, to put so much effort in and so much positivity in the way we play. “We never lost that spirit and I said, ‘listen we’re playing well enough, if we get one goal back and we get the crowd going, who knows what happens?’ “It’s just a shame when it gets to 2-2 that we didn’t just steady the ship a little bit. I would’ve been very, very happy if it had finished 2-2. “We’re all aware of what position we’re in, but we also know that if we keep playing like this and if we keep producing this sort of energy we’re eventually going to get the points we deserve. “At the moment we’re conceding far too easily and too many goals and we don’t take our chances that we get. “But these are things we can work on. But the core, the backbone of the performance is good.” In the absence of Dimitar Berbatov, who picked up a groin injury in training on Friday, Adel Taarabt led the line. “He did exceptionally well,” Meulensteen added. “Adel is a guy that is full of creativity and energy going forwards. We used him where he’s good.” Next Fulham travel to Norwich and Hull in matches which could see the momentum shift before the year’s end. “There are a lot of positives to take into the games against Norwich and Hull,” Meulensteen said.
ELLSWORTH — Nearly 200 competitors from Maine and Canada came to Ellsworth recently to participate in Tracy’s Karate’s 102nd tournament.Students as young as 4 and as old as 75 competed for over 200 trophies. Those who won first-, second- and third-place prizes secured qualification for October’s championship tournament in Bucksport.Ten students were promoted to the next degree of the black belt rank at the tournament. Those students were Linwood Bridges, Eben Richardson, Kelton Hallett, Jay Peavey, Malorie Young, Malcolm Grant, Jenna Rice, William Wilson, Adam Edgerly and Olivia Underwood.Also acknowledged were local students who received awards for throwing and fighting in their respective divisions. Those students were Marissa Richardson, Marleigh Richardson, Bridget Kutney, Jordan Brouty, Brendan Hamby, Spencer Hamby, Ryan Gross, Howie Curtis, Tom Anderson, Jim Dunn, Nick Dunn, Everett Beal, John Baranowski, Matt Shea, William Wilson and Parker Cross.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe students will head to Presque Isle on June 17 for the next competition.
Update on the latest sports UNDATED (AP) — Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning were the winners at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, as were the benefactors of “The Match: Champions for Charity.”Woods and Manning took the lead on the third hole and never trailed, once building a 3-up lead in fourballs on the front nine. Manning making two birdies before the turn, although one was a net par.Woods lagged a long birdie putt on 18 that was close enough that Manning didn’t have to putt. That secured a 1-up victory over Mickelson and Brady.Brady took plenty of teasing from TV analysts Charles Barkley and Justin Thomas. Brooks Koepka (KOEHP’-kuh) offered $100,000 to the cause if Brady could just make a par. Brady quieted his critics on the par-5 seventh as his fourth shot landed beyond the pin and spun back into the cup.The goal was to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief funds, and online donations sent money climbing toward about twice that much. May 24, 2020 SPORTS-PANDEMICCuomo welcoming back pro sports teamsUNDATED (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says teams in his state can return to their facilities for training after a pause of more than two months. The New York City area was one of the hardest-hit parts of the U.S. by the coronavirus pandemic, but COVID-19 deaths and new infections in the state have been trending downward. Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL are discussing the resumption of their seasons with their players’ unions.In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic:— The president of the Spanish soccer league says its schedule could restart as early as June 11 with the Seville derby (DAHR’-bee) between Sevilla and Real Betis. The announcement comes a day after Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said that the league would be allowed to resume from June 8 provided the country continued to keep the coronavirus outbreak in check. Keselowski started in the back of the field, worked his way to the front at Charlotte Motor Speedway and gambled in not pitting when caution stopped Chase Elliott from winning with two laps remaining.Elliott pitted and Keselowski led a train of eight cars that stayed on the track. He lined up in front of Alex Bowman on the inside line with Johnson on the bottom ahead of Keselowski teammate Ryan Blaney.Keselowski got the push to get into clean air and denied Johnson a victory.GOLF-CHARITY MATCHWoods-Manning edge Mickelson-Brady — Formula One driver George Russell has won the virtual Monaco Grand Prix on the day the iconic race would have been held if not for the pandemic. Russell finished 39 seconds ahead of former F1 driver Esteban Gutiérrez of Mexico. Formula One’s first 10 races have been either postponed or canceled.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-OBIT-EDDIE SUTTONEddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84UNDATED (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball coach Eddie Sutton has died of natural causes at 84. That word from Sutton’s family.Sutton led Kentucky, Arkansas and Oklahoma State to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA tournament. He was 806-328 in 37 seasons as a Division I head coach, not counting vacated victories or forfeited games. Associated Press — A Bournemouth soccer club player is one of two positive tests for COVID-19 to emerge from the Premier League’s second round of testing. The club says “medical confidentiality means the player’s name will not be disclosed.” The team says the player will self-isolate for seven days before being tested again at a later date. The league tested 996 players and club staff on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.— English soccer’s Hull has announced it is the League Championship club with two personnel who have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 1,014 players and staff from all 24 clubs in England’s second tier were tested for the coronavirus over the last 72 hours. The results reflect an almost identical ratio of positive results to that found in the Premier League’s second wave of testing. It had been announced that the two individuals were from the same club, without naming Hull.— BATE Borisov has won the Belarusian Cup with thousands of fans watching in a rare case of a soccer trophy being decided during the coronavirus pandemic. The Belarus soccer federation said that 5,761 tickets were sold for the game. That was only a fraction of the stadium’s capacity so that fans would be spaced around the arena. Many supporters ignored the seating arrangements to sit in groups and most did not wear masks. BATE beat Dynamo Brest 1-0.— The coach of one of Florida’s top high school football programs has been suspended, and an investigation has been launched into whether the team that has won state championships in each of the past three seasons broke policies by practicing during the pandemic. Miami Northwestern High coach Max Edwards has been suspended, pending the result of the investigation, according to a school district official who spoke to The Miami Herald. The district says football practice at this time would be an “unauthorized athletic activity” and parents of players who may have taken part were being interviewed by school officials as part of the investigation.— Youth sports organizations across the United States have come together to form the PLAY Sports Coalition to push for federal help with the coronavirus crisis. The leaders of the coalition are trumpeting the importance of youth sports and sounding the alarm about the future of their organizations. The fate of providers in low-income communities is of particular concern. Nearly 60% of local sports leaders expect to lose at least 50% of their revenue over the next year, according to an Aspen Institute for Sports poll. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNASCAR-COCA-COLA 600Keselowski wins 600 to extend Johnson’s losing streakCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski extended Jimmie Johnson’s losing streak to 102 races, holding off the seven-time NASCAR champion in overtime early Monday in the Coca-Cola 600. Sutton won two SEC titles with Kentucky but had to resign in 1989 after the NCAA announced 18 allegations against the program. Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 3, Sutton fell short as a finalist six times before finally being selected. 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Brentford have confirmed they have extended Jake Bidwell’s loan spell by another month.The young Everton left-back has impressed since arriving in west London in November and will stay at Griffin Park until 20 March – the day before his 19th birthday.Bidwell has made nine appearances for the Bees, the most recent coming in Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat at Colchester.AdChoices广告Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
GREG SCHMITZ/Herald PhotoThis weekend’s games against conference foes Indiana and Purdue will go a long way in determining whether the UW softball team realizes its preseason goal of qualifying for the Big Ten tournament.Though the Badgers remain two games over .500 on the season, their 3-5 mark in conference play hasn’t, and the Badgers find themselves in seventh place in the Big Ten. The top eight finishers will make the Big Ten tournament, which will be held the weekend of May 12-14 on campus sites.This weekend’s games against Indiana and Purdue are particularly important, because the Hoosiers and the Boilermakers are two of the four teams that currently rank below the Badgers in the Big Ten. Indiana is 3-8 this conference season and sits in 10th place, while Purdue is 4-7 and right behind Wisconsin in the eighth slot.However, because the parity in the Big Ten this season is similar to that which was found in the conference’s basketball season the past few months, on any given day, any team can rise or fall. Purdue and Indiana know this best; earlier this season, they upset Big Ten giants Michigan and Ohio State, respectively.”We have to get better at beating teams that we can, and these are two teams we can beat,” said UW head coach Chandelle Schulte. “But it’s not a pushover by any means.”Wisconsin comes off Wednesday’s game at University of Illinois-Chicago, where pitcher Eden Brock masterfully pieced together a complete game, two-hitter to earn the win for the Badgers. While she surely gained confidence from her performance, she understands that pitching well in non-conference games is not nearly as important as doing the same in Big Ten games.”It’s always exciting to compete against the Big Ten teams,” said Brock. “You’re competing for pride, and just trying to get into the Big Ten tournament. We’re trying to work our way into [the tournament] by beating everybody out.”Wisconsin is planning to leave Thursday night for Bloomington, Ind., to face the Hoosiers on Friday and Saturday. They will then travel to play a doubleheader on Sunday in West Lafayette against the Boilermakers.Mariangee Bogado is the Hoosiers’ pitching ace. She sports a 1.64 ERA and has 220 strikeouts in only 158 innings pitched on the season. Coach Schulte found it interesting that Bogado did not pitch in the Hoosiers’ last game, in which they lost against Ohio. In all likelihood, Bogado will be the game one starter in the series against the Badgers.Indiana’s bats were quiet in that 1-0 loss to Ohio, but do not expect that trend to continue this weekend against Wisconsin. Lauren Hines, the Hoosiers’ best hitter, is as dangerous at the plate as anyone in the conference.She is hitting an impressive .421 on the season, has hit eight home runs on the year, and gets on base over half the time she steps into the batter’s box. Assistant coach Barbara Sherwood, who deals mainly with the pitching staff on the Badgers, said that she had scouting reports on the Hoosier star and that she was confident in the ability of her pitching staff to get her out.Sherwood also expressed respect toward Purdue’s top hitter, DaQueta Johnson, who has hit nine home runs to go along with nine doubles and 40 RBIs on the year. Despite her power numbers, Johnson has just a .325 on-base percentage and has struck out much more often than she has walked.”I’d take her on my team any day,” said Sherwood.Purdue is coming off an interesting series against Northwestern. The Wildcats, one of the best teams in the entire nation — let alone the Big Ten — beat the Boilermakers 4-0 in the first game of the doubleheader. However, in the second game, Purdue was winning 1-0 before the game was cancelled due to rain. “If we play like we can, we will be fine,” said Schulte. “I think [the games] will be close. … It’s really important for us at least to win two out of four this weekend. It’s huge.”
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Roger Federer have won a-record 8th Wimbledon title by defeating Croatia’s Marin Cilic, 6-3 6-1 6-4, at the All England Club.The 35-year-old Swiss, who did not drop a single set all tournament, dispatched 7th seed Marin Cilic in 1hr and 41 minutes to claim his 19th Grand Slam title, becoming the oldest man to win Wimbledon in the open era.#19 tastes great pic.twitter.com/3Hv3lM5Rk9— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 16, 2017“This tournament I’ve played, not dropping a set and holding the trophy – it’s magical. It’s too much really,”“It’s cruel sometimes but [Marin] fought well and he’s a hero. Congrats on a wonderful tournament.” said the 19th time Grand Slam Champion.“I’ll be gone again for the next six months if it keeps working out this fantastic when I come back!”– @rogerfederer #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/XsReiwReBI— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 16, 201728-year-old Marin Cilic, struggled to match Federer’s brilliance and broke into tears during the game after suffering an injury on his left foot. An injury that required extended medical break, with the fans hoping not to witness the first Wimbledon final retirement in men’s singles since 1911.The Croatia’s only victory over Roger Federer was en route winning his only Grand Slam title at the US Open three years ago.“I never give up in a match. I gave it my best – it’s all I can do,” Cilic said.It was an amazing journey on this year’s @Wimbledon! Congratulations to @rogerfederer and a HUGE #ThankYou to my #TeamCilic! #NeverGiveUp pic.twitter.com/eVhRf9OySm— Marin Cilic (@cilic_marin) July 16, 2017He continued: “It was tough emotionally because I know how much went into the preparation in the past few months.”“It was just a feeling that I knew that I cannot give my best on the court, that I cannot give my best game and my best tennis, especially at this stage of my career, at such a big match.” RelatedWimbledon: Nadal Crashes Out, Murray and Federer Progress into Quarter FinalsJuly 11, 2017In “Sports”Wimbledon Roundup: Murray Crashes Out, Djokovic Retires As Federer Marches OnJuly 13, 2017In “Sports”Ageless Federer To Face Cilic In Wimbledon Open Final After Berdych WinJuly 14, 2017In “Sports”
Related Articles Nick Bannister named as new chairman of Haydock Racecourse January 17, 2020 Share COVID-19 concerns see Grand National called off March 17, 2020 Historic UK racecourse Kempton Park (Surrey) could be closed down by The Jockey Club as the racing group looks to secure approximately £500 million from its property in order to fund future racing projects.Yesterday Jockey Club governance in partnership with Redrow Plc submitted planning process proposals to Spelthorne Borough Council who had recently issued a ‘call for sites’ to address local housing needs.Issuing a corporate update, Jockey Club governance stated that potential funds raised would be used to fund programs and projects for the long term benefit of UK racing. This includes a purpose-built all-weather racecourse in Newmarket as Britain’s busiest racing training centre.Jockey Club governance informed that racing will continue at Kempton until at least 2021, with the redevelopment only proceeding if more than £100 million is raised from the sale and the all-weather circuit should it be given the go-ahead.Roger Weatherby, Senior Steward of The Jockey Club, commented on the group plans for Kempton:“We must show leadership with the assets we have and, where merited, take tough decisions to help our sport to keep moving forwards. The decision to submit our estate at Kempton Park for consideration in the Local Plan is unique and has not been taken lightly. Our Board of Stewards are horsemen and, having carefully considered what we can achieve in the long-run from doing so, are unanimously of the view that British Racing is better served by us doing so.“If changes take place at Kempton Park in the future we will act to secure and invest in the Jumps programme nationally. We will work with the British Horseracing Authority to seek to run some races, including the King George VI Chase, at Sandown Park. We plan to transform Sandown Park’s facilities, utilise the latest advances in track technology and help bring a focus on it as London’s premier dual-code racecourse right on the doorstep of millions of people, unlocking what we see as its great potential.”Kempton, which opened in 1878, has hosted the prestigious King George VI Chase since its first running in 1937. Should the proposal go ahead, Kempton’s famous King George VI fixture will be moved to Sandown, located six miles away. Share StumbleUpon Jockey Club donates 10,000 Grand National tickets to NHS April 3, 2020 Submit