Race winner Nate Beuseling at Cedar County
IMCA Deery Brothers: Beuseling Two Straight With Cedar County
TIPTON, Ia. –
Aug. 2. Just a week after racing to his first IMCA Late Model tour victory, Nate Beuseling celebrated his
Beuseling led all 40 laps of the Tuesday Deery Brothers Summer Series feature at Cedar County Raceway, taking
the $2,000 win in a frenetic finish that had scorers checking and then rechecking their results.
Four lapped cars
were mixed in with the frontrunners crossing the stripe. Point leader Andy Eckrich was second, while hard
charger Justin Reed, defending champion Ray Guss Jr. and “B” qualifier Justin Kay completed the top
Nate Beuseling heads toward his second
straight IMCA Deery Brothers win at Cedar County Raceway. (Chris Damitz)
Beuseling had also
led the distance in winning the Knoxville Deery show on July 26, but after a couple early cautions at Tipton he
was never able to pull away in a feature that stayed green the last 35 circuits.
third-starting Guss challenged early before falling off the pace; Eckrich started ninth and took over the
runner-up spot on lap 30.
Kay was among the
first drivers to try the extreme high side of the ¼-mile dirt oval. He got all the way up to second, ran out of
room up top and jumped the cushion on the last lap, but still salvaged a series career best fifth place
Reed had also gone to the higher line. He passed Kay and Guss on the final lap and was part of the logjam of
cars at the finish line.
ran sixth and also won the $250 Sunoco Race Fuels feature qualifier drawing.
Aug. 2 - IMCA at Cedar Co.
1) Nate Beuseling, 2) Andy Eckrich, 3) Justin Reed, 4) Ray
Guss Jr., 5) Justin Kay, 6) Colby Springsteen, 7) Marty Diercks, 8) Brian Harris, 9) Terry Neal, 10)
Kevin Kile, 11) Tom Darbyshire, 12) Stephan Kammerer, 13) Todd Malmstrom, 14) Mike Garland, 15) Matt
Ryan, 16) Joe Zrostlik, 17) T.J. Criss (prov.), 18) Darrel DeFrance (prov.), 19) Jay Johnson, 20) Chad
Patch, 21) Charlie McKenna, 22) Mark Burgtorf (prov.), 23) Gary Webb, 24) Nick Marolf.
winners:Malmstrom; Webb; Kammerer; Eckrich; B-Feature winners: Reed; Darbyshire
Chris Damitz photo