45 consecutive years of sanction awards to be given at IMCA banquet

first_imgLINCOLN, Neb. – Marshalltown Speedway will be recognized for sanctioning its Modified division with IMCA for 35 consecutive seasons, during the national awards banquet Saturday, Nov. 26 in Lincoln, Neb.In all, 45 sanction awards will be given to 37 different tracks for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 or 35 consecutive years of running an IMCA-sanctioned division during weekly race programs.Receiving 30-year awards will be Luxemburg Speedway for Modifieds and Independence Motor Speedway for Late Models.Twenty-five year plaques go to Lincoln County Raceway and Ventura Raceway for Modifieds and Stuart Speedway for Stock Cars.Nodak Speedway and Skyline Raceway Park receive 20-year plaques for Modifieds. Boone Speedway, the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Marshalltown, Shelby County Speedway and Stuart Speedway have all sanctioned Hobby Stocks with IMCA for 20 years.Fifteen-year awards will be presented to Barona Speedway and Battle Mountain Raceway for Modifieds, Lexington Raceway for Stock Cars and 281 Speedway and Benton County Speedway for Hobby Stocks.Awards for a decade of sanctioning go to Diamond Mountain Speedway in Utah and Southwest Speedway for Modifieds, Buena Vista Raceway and Luxemburg Speedway for Northern SportMods, Shelby County Speedway for Northern SportMods and Sport Compacts, and Eagle Raceway for Sport Compacts.Five-year plaques go to Millard County Raceway for Modifieds and Farley Speedway for Stock Cars.Seventeen tracks receive awards for sanctioning Northern SportMods or Sport Compacts for five years. Stuart Raceway will be honored for running both divisions since 2012.Northern SportMod plaques go to Bakersfield Speedway, Dubuque Speedway, Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds, Nodak Speedway, Ocean Speedway, Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway, Salina Speedway, Southern Iowa Speedway and Thomas County Speedway.And receiving Sport Compact awards will be Boone County Raceway, Dacotah Speedway, Fairmont Raceway, Lee County Speedway, Lincoln County Raceway, Quincy Raceway and Raceway Park.The banquet will be held at the Cornhusker Marriott in down­town Lincoln. Drivers winning champion­ships and rookie of the year awards will honored and sponsor awards will be presented as well that evening.Cocktails are at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony to follow.Tickets are $35 each and available by calling the IMCA home office at 319 472-2201. An order form was published in the October Inside IMCA newsletter and was also included with congratulatory letters mailed to drivers. A list of names of those attending should accom­pany each ticket order.Banquet goers should call 866 706-7706 and request the IMCA group rate regarding over­night accommodations.RSVPs are also requested from those planning to attend the Friday, Nov. 25 open house at the Smith Collection of American Speed, on the Speedway Motors campus in Lincoln.last_img read more

Shirley Ann Hicks, 83, Brookville

first_imgLoving mother and grandmother, Shirley Ann (Rutherford) Hicks of Brookville, Indiana passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday evening May 29, 2019 surrounded by loved ones.Born November 11, 1935 in Somerset, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late James & Hallie (Duncan) Rutherford.  She was united in marriage to Marshall Hicks on September 14, 1950, and spent her life as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  They were able to enjoy 48 years together and nine children before he passed on March 12, 1999.Survivors include seven children, Treasure (Robert) Chestnut of Hamilton, Ohio, Donald Hicks of Fairfield, Ohio, Kathy (Bruce) Beaman of Brookville, Indiana, Tim (Brenda) Hicks of Camden, Ohio, Mary (David) Norvell of Seven Mile, Ohio, Wayne (Kim) Hicks of Flemingsburg, Kentucky, Robin (Dale) Catron of Brookville, Indiana; two sisters, Mickey Medley of Amelia, Ohio and Sandra (Johnny) Sullivan of Oxford, Ohio; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Rutherford and Mazelene Hicks; 23 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren, as well as several nieces & nephews.She was welcomed into heaven by her parents, her husband Marshall, a daughter, Janice Unsworth, a son, Randy Hicks, a daughter-in-law, Iona Hicks, two grandsons, Timothy Lee Chestnut and baby Bruce; two brothers and three sisters.Family & friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Jeff Coy will officiate the Funeral Services on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 2:00 P.M. at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home.  Burial will then follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville.Memorial contributions in her memory may be directed to Ross Animal Adoption.  The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to once again serve the Hicks family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .The Hicks family would like to thank our gracious Lord in heaven for blessing their lives with the best mother and grandmother they could ever ask for.  We are eternally grateful…last_img read more