Gereau, Thies take first Raceway Park wins of season

first_imgHis Sunday night IMCA Sunoco Stock Car checkers were the first at Raceway Park this season for Todd Gereau. (Photo by Tim Smith)By Bob ConeyJEFFERSON, S.D. (June 25) – Two drivers broke into victory lane for the first time this season Sunday at Raceway Park.In the Casey’s General Stores IMCA Stock Car feature, Todd Gereau took control at the front of the field after a mid-race pileup in the first turn involving six cars shook up the field. In the final laps, Gereau came under heavy pressure from multi-time champion track Jason Ward but kept control of the inside line to take the win.The Total Motors IMCA Modified feature saw Jim Thies take his first win of the year in a near flag-to-flag performance.The Golden Auto Sales IMCA Hobby Stocks had another big field of cars, with action coming right down to the checkered flag.Aaron Shearn, David Miller and Andy Hoffman had battled for the top spot over much of the feature with Miller making one last attempt to get under Shearn on the final turn, only to spin and drop outside the top 10 as Shearn raced under the checkered flag.The KCAU9 IMCA Northern SportMod feature was all Todd Boulware, who took an unchallenged win.last_img read more

Organization asks Biden to Draft Michelle Obama as his VP

first_imgAn organization is encouraging presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to pick Michelle Obama as his Vice Presidential running mate. The “Draft Michelle Obama for VP” organization wrote an open letter to Biden Tuesday suggesting he extend a formal invitation to her join him on his campaign ticket. The letter says the former First Lady has the power to assure a win over President Trump but to also bring together a divided nation. The “Committee to Draft Michelle Obama for VP” is working to build “substantial grassroots support for a potential Michelle Obama candidacy,” members say. https://t.co/PdahHHvQOT— ABC News (@ABC) May 6, 2020 It goes on to say Biden cannot afford to take any chances and needs the strongest ticket possible which they believe would be with Mrs. Obama as his VP.last_img read more