By Jerry MackeyDUBUQUE, Iowa (June 19) –The headliner of the Sunday night Fathers’ Day show at Dubuque Speedway was the 25-lap Out-Pace Racing Products IMCA Late Model feature.Luke Goedert advanced from a second row start to take the lead early. While Goedert worked low, Dan Shelliam was riding the high side to pull even. Shelliam took over the point and led for five laps before getting too high in turn two scraping the wall.Goedert went on to lead the rest of the feature for the win while Shelliam recovered to finish second. Bobby Hansen crossed under the checkers in third.The Merfeld Brothers Automotive IMCA Modifieds delighted the fans with plenty of wheel to wheel racing in their 20-lap feature. Tyler Madigan led the majority of the main event before one slight miscue allowed Ryan DeShaw to get inside and take the lead on the white flag lap.DeShaw scored the win ahead of Madigan and Mark Schulte took third.The GSI Collision Specialists IMCA Northern SportMod class saw history made on Sunday night as a first-ever winner made his way to victory lane. Wes Digman has been close on several occasions but Sunday night belonged to the Cuba City, Wis., driver. Digman hit his marks lap after lap in holding off two very good drivers in Troy Bauer and Tyler Soppe.Greg Gill made the long tow from Muscatine and went home with the first place trophy. Gill took the win ahead of Jason Brimeyer.
GUYANA’S Sunburst champion and national men’s champion, Narayan Ramdhani, moved up to the number 3 spot in the men’s singles of the Badminton British Columbia Senior Rankings in Canada, where he is currently training and studying with Shuttlesport Badminton Academy, in Vancouver.Ramdhani was among the top three on a list that included 24 players, when Badminton Canada released the Week 12 rankings.Ramdhani was number 3, with 878 points on the list which is headed by Antonio Li with 1 348 points. Li ranks seventh in Canada’s overall ranking.Canada’s overall ranking is topped by Jason Ho-Shue of E Badminton Training Centre.Ramdhani’s latest ranking marked a move from number four in Week 11, and being at number 10 in Week 8. His upward performances come after playing in only three tournaments so far; reaching the semi-finals and bringing third place in all three and also winning one consolation tournament.In a statement issued yesterday the Guyana Badminton Association (GBA) extended congratulatory remarks to Ramdhani, noting that the body “is extremely happy with his progress after just coming out of the junior category and playing in the senior circuit as of 2017”.