Rare twinbill takes Deery Series, Hawkeye Dirt Tour to Tipton on June 12

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    TIPTON, Iowa (June 8) – IMCA’s Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models and JR Motor*sports Hawkeye Dirt Tour for Modifieds make a rare joint appearance on June 12 at Cedar County Raceway.
    The Tuesday night twinbill at Tipton marks just the second time the two series have shared a race night card. The Late Model main event pays $2,000 to win and a minimum of $250 to start; the Modified feature is a qualifying event for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, paying $1,000 to win and a minimum of $150 to start.
    Pit gates and the grandstand both open at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m.
    Spectator admission is $16 for adults, $13 for seniors, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and free for youngsters five and under. Pit passes are $25.
    Mike Murphy Jr. of Colona, Ill., has won three of the first seven Deery events and takes a 14 point ad*vantage over Andy Eckrich of Oxford and Jeff Aikey of Waterloo to Cedar County.
    There’s also a tie for second in the Hawkeye Dirt Tour standings as Richie Gustin of Gilman owns a two point advantage over Jeremy Mills of Garner and Mark Schulte of Delhi.
    Both series made separate visits to Cedar County in 2011: Ron Barker of Dubuque was the Hawkeye Dirt Tour winner in June while Nate Beuseling of Silvis, Ill., topped the Deery show in August.
    The one previous Deery-HDT doubleheader was last September at Farley Speed*way.
    Deery Brothers Summer Series top 20 point standings – 1. Mike Murphy Jr., Colona, Ill., 334; 2. Andy Eckrich, Oxford, and Jeff Aikey, Waterloo, both 320; 4. Tyler Bruening, Decorah, 314; 5. Jay Johnson, West Burlington, 299; 6. Joel Callahan, Dubuque, 294; 7. Darrel DeFrance, Mar*shalltown, 290; 8. Justin Kay, Wheatland, 283; 9. Colby Springsteen, Wapello, 280; 10. Ray Guss Jr., Milan, Ill., 271; 11. Denny Eckrich, Tiffin, 259; 12. Gary Webb, Blue Grass, 223; 13. Nate Beusel*ing, Silvis, Ill., 200; 14. Luke Goedert, Guttenberg, 186; 15. Jeff Mitrisin, Oskaloosa, 173; 16. Dean Wagner, Evansdale, 171; 17. Dan Shelliam, Hazel Green, Wis., 150; 18. Jason Hahne, Webster City, 138; 19. Doug Yates, Monticello, 128; 20. Bryan Klein, Cedar Rapids, and Joe Ross, Thomson, Ill., both 126.
    JR Motorsports Hawkeye Dirt Tour top 20 point standings – 1. Richie Gustin, Gilman, 108; 2. Jeremy Mills, Garner, and Mark Schulte, Delhi, both 106; 4. Jay Noteboom, Hinton, 99; 5. Rich Smith, Davenport, 92; 6. Mark Elliott, Webster City, 91; 7. Ronn Lauritzen, Jesup, 88; 8. Jeff Water*man, Quincy, Ill., 87; 9. Darin Duffy, Hazleton, 86; 10. Kelly Meyer, Big Rock, 84; 11. Ryan Dolan, Lisbon, 80; 12. Jimmy Gustin, Marshalltown, 75; 13. Jason Schoenberger, Russell, Kan., 50; 14. Mike Van Genderen, Newton, 49; 15. Jeff Ignaszewski, Wells, Minn., 47; 16. Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa, 44; 17. Ray Cox Jr., Maquoketa, and Vern Jackson, Waterloo, both 41; 19. Mike Hansen, Alton, 40; 20. J.J. Wise, Manly, and J.D. Auringer, Waterloo, both 39.

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