2012 Drive Results

2012 Christmas Drive

Let’s Help the Kids Again This Year!!!!
Here is an update on the Holiday Horsepower Drive’s Christmas Drive info:
Hospital Christmas wish list:
1. Shirts – We have many shirts but we are looking for 300 large T-shirts
2. Small handheld games – We need 60
3. Receiving Blankets for NICU babies – We need 40
4. Booties for NICU babies – we need 40
5. Boxes – We need 60 – Working on getting them from Speedway Motors
6. Gift bags to hold items for NICU babies – We need 40
7. Hero Cards – Can’t get enough

List of donated items so far:
1. 100 decal packs – I-80 Speedway
2. 100 stuffed animals – Steve and Mary Peoples
3. 100 Hero cards – Buddy Ray Jones
4. 100 Window decals – Shawn Bearce
5. 100 Window decals – Mitch Dowhower
6. 77 individual Hot wheels – anonymous
7. 60 CWS T-shirts –
8. 60 handmade ornaments – Heather Koch
9. 60 coloring books – Josh Blom and Justa Goraczkowski
10. 60 packs of crayons – Josh Blom and Justa Goraczkowski
11. 40 handmade stocking caps for NICU babies – Heather Mesenbrink and mother
12. 10 large racing T-shirts – Cody Ledger
13. 5 large racing T-shirts – Jeremie Denserger
14. 1 Talk N Go Fire Truck – anonymous
15. 1 10 pack of Hot wheels – anonymous
16. 40 gift bags for NICU babies – Jack and Sandy Prall
17. 40 receiving blankets for NICU babies – Jack and Sandy Prall
18. 40 booties for NICU babies – Jack and Sandy Prall
19. 5 racing T-shirts – Scott Racing
20. 100 Carwash coupons – Brentwood Carwash
21. 65 T-shirts – Slick Wraps and Apparel
22. 25 Cozies – Jeff and Sonya Brunssen
23. 10 Racing T’s – Jeff and Sonya Brunssen
24. LOTS of Hero Cards – A&J Digital
25. Connect 4 – Jan Willey
26. 14 T-shirts – Finishline Racing Products
27. 13 T-shirts – Jimmy Gustin
28. 3 giant coloring books – Hunter Weber
29. 7 Hotwheels – Hunter Weber
30. 5 coloring books – Hunter Weber
31. 3 coloring books – Jordan Evans
32. 3 boxes of crayons – Jordan Evans
33. Design book and colored pencils – Jordan Evans
34. 6 puzzles – Jordan Evans
35. Mini Storage/CD Locker – Midland University
36. The Simpsons Mr Burns toy – Midland University
37. Marble Mania – Midland University
38. McDonald’s game – Midland University
39. 4 books – Midland University
40. Fine Engine Lego set – Midland University
41. Dora the Explorer movie – Midland University
42. Deck of cards – Midland University
43. 2 boxes of crayons – Midland University
44. Frisbie – Midland University

This year we will wrap the boxes at Joe’s Karting at 9:30am then we head to Children’s Hospital.  We need to be at the hospital at 1:00pm.

The current list of drivers going to the hospital are:
1. Buddy Ray Jones-#25 IMCA Sportmod
2. Rachael Lee-Wife of Buddy Ray
2. Josh Blom-#25 IMCA Sportmod
3. Jack Prall-#44 IMCA Sportmod
4. Hunter Weber-#88 Flat Kart
5. Jordan Evans-Flat Kart
6. Brett Smith-#5-0 NASCAR B-Mod
7. Cody Ledger-#35 360 Sprint Car
8. Bill Swartzebdruber-IMCA Tech Official
9. Jeff Brunssen-#00 IMCA Sportmod
10. Dan Taylor-Crawford County Speedway Track Announcer
11. Jamie Sylvester-Owner Slick Wraps and Appearel
12. Tyler Drueke-#12 Sprint Car
13. Anthony Kobus-#13 Sportmod
14. Harley Meier-Pit Crew member for Buddy Ray Jones

If you would like to go, it’s first come first serve.  Please contact Buddy Ray about joining.

If you would like to donate anything, you can send items to 425 25th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.  Or feel free to contact Buddy Ray at 402-517-8144or send him a message on Facebook.

5th Annual “Racing with the Stars”

The Holiday Horsepower Drive’s 5th Annual “Racing with the Stars”

Joes Karting November 4, 2012 12:00 – 4:00PM

Free admission for all ages
All races between 12-3:30PM are 8 laps for $10 + tax.

$3 from each race purchased is donated to the HHPD by Joes Karting

“Celeb” Drivers (will take up to thirty “celeb” drivers)
Drivers invited must donate minimum $25 to the Holiday Horsepower Drive
Drivers will have wristbands
Drivers MUST be in uniform and with helmets
(All driver are allowed to sell swag of any kind)

Feature race:
At 3:30 PM all race sheets are turned in
3:45 PM driver introductions
4:00 PM A-Feature time
Top 5 fastest general public racers go to A Feature
Top 4 fastest invited “Celeb” drivers go to A Feature
Previous years A-Feature winner starts 10th with a provisional
A Feature is 20 laps 10 drivers
“Celeb” drivers start 6-9 automatically

Drivers attending
1. Hunter Weber (Flat Karts) – Raised $7k for the Relay for Life Campaign.
2. Shane Demey (IMCA Modified) – 2011 Crawford County Speedway Modified Champion
3. Josh Blom (IMCA Sportmod) – Driver of the 25 sportmod and sponsor of the HHPD
4. Andrew Kosiski (SLMR Late Models) – FrontStretch Host.
5. Dan Taylor (Radio Personality) – FrontStretch Host
6. Stefan Sybesma (IMCA Stock Car) – Sponsor of the HHPD
7. Josh Most (IMCA Modified) – Owner and driver of Edge Modifieds
8. Nicole Peterson (Public Driver) – Winner of last year’s feature race
9. Shannon Anderson (IMCA Hobby Stock) – IMCA winningest hobbystock driver of all time
10. Jake Masters (IMCA/USRA Stock Car) – One of IMCA/USRA’s hottest all time stock car drivers
11. Jennae Gustin (IMCA Sportmod) – One of IMCA’s hottest all time female sportmod drivers
12. Richie Gustin – one of IMCA’s hottest all time modified drivers
13. Jeremie Densberger (Mini-Sprint) – Multi Champion Min-Sprint and Kart racer and RaceSaver Sprint car driver
14. Cody Ledger (360 Sprint) – Former National Champion and current 360 Sprint car driver
15. Nelson Vollbrecht (IMCA Sportmod) – National ranked top 10 driver 2 years in a row
16. Brent Jochum (IMCA Hobbystock) – Perennial multi feature winner in NE Nebraska
17. Justin Bertschinger (Late Model) – Winning Late Model driver from NE Nebraska
18. JC Wyman (Late Model) – Champion driver from Adams County Speedway
19. Cameron Meyer (IMCA Sport Compact) – 2012 Sport Compact National Champion
20. Tyler Drueke (ASCS Sprint Car) – One of the hottest up and coming spring car drivers
21. Jesse Sobbing (NASCAR/IMCA Sportmod) – Multiple National Champion in both sanctions

Home Pride Company is the trophy sponsor!

Edge Chassis will donate:
$50 to the highest finishing “Celeb” driver in the A-feature
$50 to the highest finishing “General Public” driver in the A-feature

Cars to be on display:
Buddy Ray’s IMCA Holiday Horsepower Drive/Joe’s Karting Dirtworks Sportmod
Eagle Raceways RaceSaver Spring Car
Jesse Sobbing’s IMCA Sportmod
Josh Most’s IMCA A-Mod

Items for Silent Auction
1. Autographed 2 each 4X8 banners signed by all the “Celeb” drivers
2. Autographed Kevin Harvick Budweiser hood
3. Autographed Clint Boyer #07 late model center nose
4. Autographed Michael Waltrip late model front fender
5. Autographed Jimmy Spencer late model front fender
6. Autographed Tony Stewart 1:64 Home Depot car unopened
7. Autographed Dale Earnhardt Sr T-Shirt
8. Autographed and mounted helmet by all the USMTS and Late Model drivers from the 2012 Silver Dollar Nationals
9. Iowa Hawkeyes helmet mounted lube tube
10. Autographed Johnny Rodgers Nebraska Cornhuskers mini helmet
11. 8X11 framed picture of Richard Petty from 2001
12. 8X11 framed picture of Dale Earnhardt Sr from 2001
13. Dale Earnhardt Sr framed picture
14. 2001 Dale Earnhardt Sr car in box
15. Dale Earnhardt Sr 1:64 car

JOE’S KARTING
2121 S. 32nd St
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

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