Quincy Raceways Announces First Hall of Fame Inductees
By Jack Walbring

QUINCY, 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 Raceways founders.

 The 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 years.

 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.

 Don 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.

 Steve 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.

 Henry 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.

 The 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.

 

 

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