6/9/2018 Race results / race recap
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rain takes out Maquoketa
Donna Heister Memorial is next
By ROB HINCKLEY
MAQUOKETA, Iowa (June 11) – The weather was all that knew its way around Maquoketa Speedway Saturday.
Heavy rain Friday evening lasting into Saturday morning was all that was needed to call off action at the quick 3/8-mile dirt oval.
Action continues this Saturday June 9 with the Fifth Annual Donna Heister Memorial and racing in all regular classes - Andover Meat IMCA Late Models, QCJeeps.com IMCA Modifieds, B&D Pit Stop IMCA SportMods, Ueland Auto IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks and Obie’s Bar and Restaurant/B&D Liquors 4 Cylinders.
“I'm hoping that while you are there you might get the chance to visit with a neighbor or an old friend,” Tom Heister said via Facebook. “After the races let’s all head out to Obie’s (Restaurant and Bar) and have a drink ‘with’ Donna. Over the past few years it has been great to hear the stories and memories about Donna that people have shared and that is truly the best part of the night.”
The racing will be joined with memories and giveaways.
“Again this year we will be selling raffle tickets for various items which will include a meat bundle, a new barbeque grill, a filled Yeti cooler, many other cash and gift certificate prizes,” Heister said. “Any and all proceeds from the raffle will be donated to Hospice of Jackson County in memory of Donna.”
Tickets are on sale now at Obie’s, 3610 173rd Ave, Maquoketa. You do not have to be present to win. “The majority of the items are from local businesses and the proceeds will help families within Jackson County in their time of need.”
Per Heister, support and prizes are courtesy of Obie’s, Fagan Graphics, B&C Liquor, Nite Equipment, Fareway stores, Osterhaus Pharmacy, Sullivan’s Foods, KMAQ Radio, RonAnns Floral Shoppe, K Motorsports, B&D Pitstop, Charlotte Locker, Trackside Promotions and others.
Gates open Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps are 6:15 with racing to follow.
For more information, log on to maqspeedway.com, the track Facebook page or call 563-940-7841.