Nate Bueseling navigates the famed Knoxville (Ia.) Raceway
before scoring his first Deery Brothers win in dominant fashion. (Danny Howk)
IMCA Deery Brothers: Beuseling
checks out on Deery Series foes for Harris Clash win at Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, Ia. –
July 26. Not only did he accomplish the feat in convincing fashion, Nate Beuseling earned his first Deery
Brothers Summer Series victory on one of dirt track racing’s biggest stages.
on the pole, checked out early and was rarely challenged in winning Tuesday’s Harris Clash IMCA Late Model tour
headliner at Knoxville Raceway. The victory came in Beuseling’s 18th career Deery
start and paid $2,000.
and #1 Justin Reed were able to muster mid-pack finishes at Knoxville. (Danny Howk)
Todd Cooney closed
the gap as Beuseling caught up with lapped traffic before midway of the caution-free 35-lapper. Beuseling took a
look on the high side before moving back to the preferred inside line and eventually pulled away to take the
checkers nearly six car lengths ahead of Cooney.
Rounding out the top five were Mike Garland, with his
series career-best third place finish, Jay Johnson and Matt
Mike Garland put in his series best showing with third
place at Knoxville Raceway. (Danny
Brian Harris was
sixth while defending tour champion and 2010 Harris Clash winner Ray Guss Jr. cut Andy Eckrich’s lead in the
standings to two points with his seventh place showing. Eckrich ran ninth; he also won the $250 Sunoco Race
Fuels feature qualifier drawing.
the fourth first-time series winner of the season, following Matt Ryan, Matt Bailey and Mike Murphy Jr. to
Nate Beuseling celebrates his first career IMCA Deery Brothers Late Model Series win at
Knoxville Raceway Tuesday. (Danny
July 26 - IMCA at Knoxville
1) Nate Beuseling,
, 2) Todd Cooney, 3) Mike Garland, , 4) Jay Johnson, 5) Matt Strassheim, 6) Brian
Harris, 7) Ray Guss, Jr., 8) Nick Marolf, 9) Andy Eckrich, 10) Justin Reed, 11) Tom
Goble, 12) Tommy Elston, 13) Darrel DeFrance, 14) Terry Neal, 15) Jeff Aikey, 16) Tyler
Bruening, 17) Mike Klinkkammer, 18) Tom Darbyshire (prov.), 19) Joel Callahan (prov.),
20) Colby Springsteen, , 21) T.J. Criss, 22) Spencer Diercks, 23) Todd Malmstrom, 24)
Eric Sanders (prov.)
Heat winners (38 entries): Strassheim; Aikey;
Springsteen; Bruening; B-Feature winners: Guss; Reed.