Quincy Raceways Announces First Hall of Fame Inductees
By Jack Walbring
IL (September 26, 2011) - The Quincy Raceways Hall of Fame committee
announced the first members of the newly created Quincy Raceways Hall
of Fame on Sunday September 25. Those inducted included a long time
track sponsor, three drivers, a former track employee and the Quincy
first inductee was the founding family of Quincy Raceways, the Scott
Family. Albert, Mary, Bob, Jan and Jeff Scott were honored for their
tenure as the founders and owners of Quincy Raceways for over 30
Refreshment Services Pepsi of Quincy who has been a huge track
supporter over the year sponsoring classes, races and other events
during the tracks history. Randy Boyer of Refreshment Services Pepsi
was honored as the companies representative.
Hummel was honored as a former employee who helped build the track and
his service over the years as an employee. Hummel had been best known
as a wrecker driver but also did a multitude of other jobs at the
track including being a tech man, driving trucks and other equipment
and working at anything that the track needed done.
Fraise was inducted as the first real “Super Star” driver at Quincy
Raceways. Fraise, known as the “Flyin’ Iowan” was one of the finest
Late Model racers in the Midwest. He won nine track Late Model Track
Championships at Quincy during his tenure as a driver.
DeLonjay was honored as he won thirteen Track Championships during his
career, ten in the modifieds and three in the old sportsman division.
Henry is know as “Hank the Crank” and is the father of the 2011 Miller
Lite UMP Modified Track Champ, Steven DeLonjay.
final 2011 inductee into the Hall of Fame was Mark Burgtorf. Burgtorf
driven the familiar number 7 Late Model to 14 Quincy Raceways Track
Championships including an amazing ten in a row. Burgtorf has also won
numerous IMCA Late Model National and Deery Brothers titles as well as
the 1994 NASCAR Central Region Championship.