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Sprint Invaders Cross Into Lee County on Wednesday!

By Bill W

June 6, 2010 – The Ideal Ready Mix Sprint Invaders will return to a track they have frequented the most on Wednesday, June 9 when they will entertain fans at the “Bud Bash” at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa. The always entertaining 3/8 mile oval will play host to the Sprint Invaders for the 30th time in series’ history.

A doubleheader over Memorial Day weekend shook up the point standings considerably. Though Jerrod Hull still leads the standings, Matt Sutton has pulled within three points based on a pair of strong showings at CJ Speedway and 34 Raceway. Sutton has three wins in Sprint Invaders events at Lee County Speedway, and hopes to take one more step in the season point race.

Two-time champion, “Flyin’” Ryan Jamison, is only eight markers back in third. Jim Moughan Jr. and Joe Beaver complete the top five in the standings. CJ Houseman, who won at CJ Speedway on May 28, Donnie Steward, “Showtime” Kaley Gharst, Ben Wagoner and “Lil’” Dude Bobby Mincer complete the top ten in points.

Five drivers have won three times in Sprint Invaders competition at Lee County. Terry McCarl, Jeff Mitrisin, Sutton, Gharst and John Schulz have all won three times, while Bobby Hawks and Jesse Giannetto won on two occasions. Other wins have come from Jeff Nehring, Billy Alley, Skip Jackson, Jake Peters, Hull, Randy Martin, Rager Phillips, Josh Higday, Larry Pinegar II and Mincer.

The “Bud Bash” has been popular for several years at Lee County Speedway and features a party in the pits following the races. In addition, the first 101 kids entering the races will receive a FREE small Mountain Dew and popcorn courtesy of Pepsi, Lee County Speedway and the Sprint Invaders.

Also on the card will be Modifieds ($600 to win) and Hobby Stocks ($300 to win). Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with hot laps slated for 7:00 p.m. and racing to follow! For more information, log on to www.LeeCountySpeedway.com!

Current Ideal Ready Mix Sprint Invaders Points (top 20)

# Races

Driver

Hometown

Car #

Total Points

1

4

Jerrod Hull

Sikeston, MO

12

850

2

4

Matt Sutton

Macomb, IL

3

847

3

4

Ryan Jamison

Mediapolis, IA

51J

842

4

4

Jim Moughan Jr.

Springfield, IL

1m

807

5

4

Joe Beaver

Knoxville, IA

53

801

6

4

CJ Houseman

Norwalk, IA

80x

792

7

4

Donnie Steward

West Burlington, IA

16HD

788

8

4

Kaley Gharst

Decatur, IL

14P

787

9

4

Ben Wagoner

Emden, IL

84

734

10

4

Bobby Mincer

Burlington, IA

15

638

11

4

Seth Wilke

Burlington, IA

38

596

12

3

Jimmy Davies

Oquawka, IL

99

573

13

4

Justin Parrish

Oquawka, IL

4J

557

14

3

Mike Houseman Jr.

Des Moines, IA

68

546

15

4

Daniel Bergquist ®

Burlington, IA

61J

537

16

4

Matt Harms

Chillicothe, IL

53H

520

17

3

Bart Andrews

Mediapolis, IA

9x

502

18

3

Jarrod Schneiderman

West Burlington, IA

88

491

19

3

John Schulz

West Burlington, IA

2

487

20

3

Andy Huston

Roseville, IL

40

483

Winners through the Years at Lee County Speedway (29 events)

6-2-02 John Schulz, West Burlington, IA

8-30-02 Jeff Nehring, New London, IA

9-28-02 Bobby Hawks, Jacksonville, IL

4-11-03 Terry McCarl, Altoona, IA

7-3-03 Billy Alley, Lincoln, NE

7-11-03 Terry McCarl, Altoona, IA

9-10-03 Terry McCarl, Alttona, IA

9-27-03 John Schulz, West Burlington, IA

4-16-04 Jesse Giannetto, Palo, IA

6-30-04 Bobby Hawks, Jacksonville, IL

7-9-04 Jesse Giannetto, Palo, IA

9-25-04 Skip Jackson, Sydney, NSW, Aust.

5-20-05 Jake Peters, Sioux Falls, SD

6-29-05 Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, MO

7-8-05 Randy Martin, California, MO

9-24-05 Jeff Mitrisin, Oskaloosa, IA

4-21-06 Matt Sutton, Macomb, IL

5-19-06 Rager Phillips, Pleasantville, IA

6-28-06 Matt Sutton, Macomb, IL

7-7-06 Matt Sutton, Macomb, IL

9-23-06 Jeff Mitrisin, Oskaloosa, IA

4-27-07 Kaley Gharst, Decatur, IL

5-25-07 Josh Higday, Des Moines, IA

6-27-07 Kaley Gharst, Decatur, IL

7-6-07 Larry Pinegar II, Pleasant Hill, IA

8-18-07 Jeff Mitrisin, Oskaloosa, IA

9-22-07 Kaley Gharst, Decatur, IL

7-11-08 John Schulz, West Burlington, IA

7-10-09 Bobby Mincer, Burlington, IA

2010 Sprint Invaders Schedule (Subject to Change)

Saturday, April 17 – 34 Raceway (Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, MO)

Friday, April 23 – Shepp’s Speedway (Rain)

Friday, May 7 – Jacksonville Speedway (Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, MO)

Friday, May 28 – CJ Speedway (CJ Houseman, Norwalk, IA)

Saturday, May 29 – 34 Raceway (Wayne Johnson, Knoxville, Ia)

Wednesday, June 9 – Lee County Speedway (Donnellson, IA)

Friday, June 25 – Jacksonville Speedway (Jacksonville, IL)

Saturday, July 3 – West Liberty Speedway (West Liberty, IA)

Thursday, July 8 – Bloomfield Speedway (Bloomfield, IA)

Friday, July 9 – Lee County Speedway (Donnellson, IA)

Thursday, July 15 – Cedar County Raceway (Tipton, IA)

Sunday, August 1 – Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL)

Saturday, August 21 – 34 Raceway, “Night of the Twins” (West Burlington, IA)

Friday, September 3 – CJ Speedway (Columbus Junction, IA)

Friday, September 17 – Farley Speedway (Farley, IA)

Saturday, September 25 – Lee County Speedway, Season Championship (Donnellson, IA)