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THREE BIG RACES FOR MSCS ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
 

 
    Haubstadt, IN - May 21, 2019 -  Once again there will be a full
 
holiday weekend of sprint car racing across Hoosierland.  The
 
BRANDEIS Midwest Sprint Car Series will be racing on Friday,
 
Saturday, and Sunday nights beginning on May 24th.  Racing that
 
Friday will be held at the Bloomington Speedway, continue at Lincoln
 
Park Speedway Saturday, and then wrap up with a third straight night
 
of action at Tri-State Speedway on Sunday.
 

 
    Sprint car fans will enjoy the opportunity to follow the series from
 
track to track with a minimal amount of travel.  Non-wing 410 sprint
 
car racing on the dirt continues to provide very exciting events and
 
is an enduring tradition in Indiana.  It all starts at the
 
Bloomington Speedway on the Worlds Fastest ¼ Mile Red Clay Oval.
 
All three of these racing programs will be capped off with MSCS
 
features that pay $2,500 to win.  In winning all three events, a
 
driver could collect $7,500.
 

 
    This is the first of two times during the 2019 season that MSCS will
 
be involved  in  three consecutive days of  back to back racing.  But
 
the next one will not happen until July 4th, 5th, and 6th.
 

 
    On Friday night MSCS will be sanctioning the 6th Annual JOSH BURTON
 
MEMORIAL.  Tyler Courtney won the event in 2018 ahead of Robert
 
Ballou and Kevin Thomas Jr.  Racing is set to begin at 7:00 Eastern
 
Time.  For 2019 the program at Bloomington will be an all open wheel
 
show.  Besides the 410 MSCS Sprints, the program will include the
 
winged 305 RaceSaver Sprints, midgets, and modifieds.
 

 
      At Saturday night’s MEMORIAL WEEKEND SPECIAL at Putnamville, IN,
 
warm- ups and group qualifying begin at 6 P.M.  Racing begins at 7
 
P.M. Eastern Time.  MSCS defending champion Carson Short won the
 
Special in 2018.  A.J. Hopkins took it in 2017.  Thomas Meseraull
 
won this event at Lincoln Park in both 2016 and 2015.
 

 
    On Sunday night MSCS will compete in the MEMORIAL WEEKEND CLASSIC at
 
Haubstadt, IN.  Warm ups and group qualifying begin at 6 P.M. with
 
racing to follow at 7:30 P.M. Central Time.  Chase Stockon won the
 
Classic at Tri-State in 2018, 2017 and 2016.  Brady Short was the
 
victor there in 2015.
 

 
    Kyle Cummins of Princeton, IN, dominated MSCS opening night action at
 
Tri-State Speedway on May 18th.  The four time series champion now
 
holds the lead in MSCS points as the series heads to Bloomington
 
Speedway.  The points runner-up for last season was Donny Brackett.
 
He was also fast out of the trailer in finishing second to Cummins at
 
the Midwest Madness event.  Hence he starts the season second in
 
series points.  The two drivers are separated by just 3 points.  Kent
 
Schmidt, Stephen Schnapf, and Brady Short complete the list for the
 
top five.
 

 
    There are three great opportunities to enjoy the rapid action sprint
 
car racing provides on this Memorial Day Weekend.  The green flag
 
will drop and it will be a race to the crossed checkered flags every
 
night!
 

 

 

 

Super Late Models and Weekly Late Models Set for Jefferson Go Saturday

Printable Entry List (PDF)

Jefferson, WI- The Super Late Model Stars and Cars of the ARCA Midwest Tour are set to battle for 100 laps at Jefferson Speedway this Saturday Night May 25 during the Salute the Troops 100. Also on the card at Wisconsins Action Track is the first ever Showdown Match Races and Throwdown Feature for the Weekly Late Models as well as the popular Road Warrior Division. Racing action is slated to start at 7pm Saturday at the quarter mile paved oval located between Jefferson and Cambridge, WI.

Pauly Shafer will lead the charge of Midwest Tour Stars in Jefferson. Shafer, the 2013 Illiana Motor Speedway (IN) Super Late Model Champion recorded his first and only career Tour win in last years Salute the Troops 100. The young Indiana chauffer just graduated from Valparaiso University last weekend. Another driver to watch is Andrew Morrissey. Morrissey was a two-time winner on Tour in 2018, the 2011 Tour Champion collected hardware at State Park Speedway and following Oktoberfest at LaCrosse.

Hot off his win the Icebreaker 100 at Dells Raceway Park, Casey Johnson returns home on Saturday night. The 3-time Jefferson Speedway Late Model Champion and 4-time Wisconsin State Champion finished second on opening night earlier this month. The Edgerton native has clicked off three consecutive Wisconsin State Championships at his home-track. Johnson also captured the 2018 Fox River Racing Club Championship at Wisconsin International in his Dennis Chase owned #47, the same car he will pilot Saturday night. Not to be overlooked, Dale Nottestad, one of the fiercest weekly competitors in the state will return to the Super Late Model ranks. Nottestad is the five-time and defending Jefferson Speedway Late Model Champion, he is also a three-time titlist at Madison, where he garnered the 2004 Super Late Model title.

Carson Kvapil, who along with Shafer are part of the Alan Kulwicki Driver Development Program, recorded the win last August at Golden Sands, winning in his first Tour start. The 16 year old who calls Mooresville, NC home, is the son of former NASCAR Truck Champion Travis Kvapil. The second generation driver is now in search of Rookie of the Year honors and wore his Midwest Tour T-Shirt to his first day of school last fall. Austion Nason had a stellar season in 2018, not only recording his first tour triumph in the Joe Shear Classic but also laying claim to the Madison International Speedway Super Late Model Triple Crown Title and adding the Kar Korner All-Star 100 at Rockford Speedway to his resume. Nason has countless laps at Jefferson from his Big 8 Series and Sportsman racing days. 

Rich Bickle, Jr has been on a roll, with finishes of third at the Dells Icebreaker and a runner-up effort three weeks ago during the Joe Shear Classic at Madison. The former NASCAR standout has new found speed to go along with his winners determination behind the wheel of his familiar #45. Bickle was the high bidder on a door off of Dick Trickles 67-win Ford Mustang last weekend at the Dick Trickle Memorial statue unveiling. 

2018 Wisconsin Challenge Series Champ Ryan Farrell, TUNDRA Runner-Up John Beale, former Big 8 winner and Mid-American Series Champion Rick Corso, Central Wisconsin standout Justin Mondiek, 2018 Tour Rookie of the Year Billy Mohn, World Series of Asphalt (FL) Runner-Up Gabe Sommers, two-time Grundy County Speedway Champion Ricky Baker and John DeAngelis, Jr whom led the most laps at the Joe Shear Classic are all expected entries for Saturday nights Salute the Troops 100.

Weekly Late Models will join in the action on Saturday as the first ever Showdown Match Races and Weekly Late Model Throwdown join a full card of racing which also includes the Road Warriors at Wisconsins Action Track. The series of Match races for weekly Late Model from across the state will place man and machine head to head for five laps with the winner of each round moving onto the finale. Additionally, those same cars will be placed into a 30 lap Throwdown Feature event. Over ten Late Model teams have thrown their hat into the ring thus far, a complete list of Showdown/Throwdown drivers will be released later this week.

Qualifying begins at 5pm with an autograph session to follow in the grandstands, the first race begins at 7pm. See Champions and Challengers battle for 100 laps of feature racing plus preliminary events. Adult general admission tickets are $20, Students (12-15) are $10, Children (8-11) $5 with kids ages 7 and under admitted Free. Past and present members of the United States Military will be recognized as well. All active and retired military members will receive a $5 discount off their race admission as well as a $5 concession voucher for use at the Jefferson Speedway concession stands on Saturday May 25.

Jefferson Speedway is located between Jefferson and Cambridge, WI on Highway 18. For more information please visit www.jeffersonspeedway.com or call 920-648-2705.

Expected Entries
Salute the Troops 100
ARCA Midwest Tour
Saturday May 25, 2019
Jefferson Speedway, Jefferson, WI

20 as of 5/21/19

Car # Name Hometown State
5 John Beale Verona WI
7 John DeAngelis, Jr Hubertus WI
7 Paul Shafer, Jr Portage IN
8 Billy Mohn New Market MN
13 Andrew Brocker Jefferson WI
14 Austin Nason Roscoe IL
15 Gabe Sommers Plover WI
35 Carson Kvapil Mooresville NC
39 Andrew Morrissey DeForest WI
44 Justin Mondeik Gleason WI
44 Wayne Freimund Elkhorn WI
45 Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton WI
47 Casey Johnson Edgerton WI
51 Dale Nottestad Cambridge WI
51 Dennis Schmidt Juneau WI
52 Ricky Baker Plainfield IL
73 Joe Vinachi Morris IL
76 Jason Weinkauf Merrill WI
80 Ryan Farrell Big Bend WI
88 Rick Corso McHenry IL

 

Kameron Gladish aims at perfect 2019 K&M Kenyon Midget start

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(Lebanon, IN) Kameron Gladish is two for two in the young 2019 K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series season.  Gladish will attempt to make his third visit to victory lane on Friday night in the 3rd Annual Don and Mel Kenyon Classic at Anderson Speedway.

The difficulty level is ramping up for Gladish.  His May fourth win at Anderson went 30-laps and the distance for his May 10 victory at the Indianapolis Speedrome was 50-laps.  Winning the Don and Mel Kenyon Classic requires a 75-lap effort in the series longest event of the season.

Gladish will be coming straight to the starting grid from his high school graduation. K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series rules will require him to start on the tail of the field because he will miss qualifying.  Gladish is the second driver to try to accomplish this as Tommy Kouns attempted the same feat in 2018.  Kouns got caught out by the weather as the feature event was moved up 45 minutes to beat the rain.

2011 K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series Champion Jessica Bean will return to Anderson Speedway in an attempt to win her 4th race on the high banks.  Bean is tied with Gladish with three wins each at Anderson Speedway. Logan and Ryan Huggler each have a single win at Anderson, joining Bean and Gladish as the only drivers entered who have visited Anderson Speedways victory lane.

Pendleton (IN) native Colin Grissom has a 3rd (Anderson) and a 2nd (Speedrome) in the books in 2019 and will be looking to claim his first series victory at his home track.  Tommy Kouns is another driver who would like to grab the checkers and earn his first Anderson Speedway win.

Jack Macenko leads the early Simpson World Indy Rookie of the Year point battle with fifth and fourth place finishes to kick-off his 2019 campaign.  Local driver Ashton Tucker and Ben Varner join Macenko in chasing the top rookie spot in the Don and Mel Kenyon Classic.

Anderson Speedways 3rd Annual Don and Mel Kenyon Classic will follow bump day qualifying for the Pay Less Little 500 presented by the UAW.  The K&M Kenyon Midget drivers will take the track to qualify at 6:30, with an on-track autograph session scheduled for 7:00.  Racing is set to take the green at 7:30 with the Thunder Roadster leading off the night racing event. The 75-lap Don and Mel Kenyon Classic for the K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series will roll off following the Thunder Roadsters race.

 

 

MONTEREY MOTORSPORT PARK BECOMES SVRA SPONSOR

Ultimate Garage And Condo Facility Is Ideal Home For Collector Cars And More

Southlake, TX (May 16, 2019) Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Monterey Motorsport Park, a state-of-the-art condo-garage community has become its latest premium brand sponsor. SVRAs national platform through its schedule of racing weekends at all the top facilities across America, and its extensive network of thousands of car owners and drivers allows Monterey Motorsport Park to exponentially expand their reach in presenting their value proposition.

Where could you find a better cultural fit for an SVRA partner than Monterey Motorsports Park? said SVRA CEO Tony Parella. Monterey is easily one of the most revered capitals of American sports car racing. We are honored to have this relationship and it is very appropriate in a year where we are excited to have WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on our calendar.

Monterey Motorsport Park is located along Highway 68, adjacent to the Monterey Regional Airport. This is convenient for auto enthusiasts and collectors who often visit WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, which is just minutes away, or take in Monterey Car Week or the many showcase events and auctions held locally.

Monterey Motorsport Park and SVRA share a tremendous passion for historic and collector cars and the people who own them, said Ralph Borelli, chairman of the Borelli Investment Company and member of the facilitys development team. We are excited to take our message to a broader audience and provide industry-leading garage-condo facilities and cater to the needs of discerning automobile enthusiasts.

Units at Monterey Motorsport Park are designed to scale from one vehicle to a large collection of cars or motorcycles, and more if stacking systems are used. Any type of business or personal items can be included. Also, some garage-condos are suitable for boats and RVs.

This announcement is the latest addition to a growing list of SVRA sponsors that include Jaguar, Land Rover, Merrill Lynch, NetJets, Sunoco, and Mazda. SVRAs nationwide platform is at the heart of the organizations growth strategy. It is combined with the significant participation of legendary professional drivers and leveraging the high net worth demographic in the paddock for sponsorship attraction. This provides three pillars for business expansion. Company officials report consistent annual triple-digit growth since 2012.

 

Cabin Fever 100 Cancelled at State Park Speedway This Weekend

Wausau, WI- The Cabin Fever 100 scheduled for Saturday May 18, 2019 at State Park Speedway has been cancelled for this weekend.  Multiple weather experts have stated that unseasonably cool temperatures will blanket the area coupled with rain showers throughout the day and into Sunday.  Track officials are working with ARCA Midwest Tour to find a suitable raindate which will be announced at a later date.

The 2019 State Park Speedway season will now kick off on Thursday night May 23 during Ropas Pizza Family Pack Night featuring the Super Late Models.  The ARCA Midwest Tour will return to action with a double header over the Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday May 25 at Jefferson Speedway and Monday afternoon May 27 at Wisconsin International Raceway.

 
2019 FASTRAK Membership Form
2019 FASTRAK World Championship Pre-Entry Form
***FASTRAK Tire Update***
 
The cutoff for grooving/siping the FT400 has been extended to June 15th, due to 60% of FASTRAK Weekly races being rained out. This will be FINAL extension of the deadline regardless of rain or shine. 
After June 15th, no grooving/siping will be allowed in FASTRAK competition.
 

FASTRAK returns to the Gap for $3,000 to win on May 18th

The FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance is set to hit the high banks of Volunteer Speedway for $3,000 to win on May 18th. The FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will debut as well on May 18th. An open practice for all divisions, plus the insurance test for the FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will be held on Friday, May 17th.

The winner of the FASTRAK Racing Series race will also receive a provisional starting spot in the $5,000 to win 2nd annual Damn Yankees 50 at Richmond Raceway in Kentucky on September 28th.

The FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will make their series debut, competing for $800 to win and $200 to start. Any driver under the age of 16 is required to participate in the insurance test on May 17th. All drivers will be required to participate in a test for exiting the car in a timely manner.

AFCO will be on hand for open practice on May 17th and for the race on May 18th. They will have the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks available for teams to try and will help teams who are utilizing the shocks.

For more FASTRAK Racing Series information contact FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine at (706)223-3014. For Volunteer Speedway information contact general manager Doug Gillenwater at (423) 676-9080.

Full Purse Volunteer Speedway May 18th FASTRAK Racing Series
1) $3,000; 2) $1,500; 3) $900; 4) $650; 5) $600; 6) $500; 7) $450; 8) $425; 9) $400; 10) $365; 11) $340; 12) $325; 13) $300; 14-24) $275

Full Purse Volunteer Speedway May 18th FASTRAK Future Stars Tour
1) $800; 2) $650; 3) $500; 4) $400; 5) $350; 6) $325; 7) $300; 8) $250; 9) $225; 10) $200; 11-24) $200
 
Check out the official website for the FASTRAK Racing Series at www.fastrakracing.com and continue to follow our social media networks for the FASTRAK Racing Series. Like and Follow our Fan Page on Facebook plus follow @FASTRAK_SE on Twitter to get up to the minute news and details as they become available. FASTRAK can be found on Instagram @fastrak_racing

The 2019 marketing partners for the FASTRAK Racing Series are Chevrolet Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire, AFCO The official shock of the FASTRAK Racing Series,  VP Racing Fuels The official fuel of FASTRAK, VP Racing Lubricants The official lubricant of FASTRAK, Speed51 .com The official video home of FASTRAK, TNT Race Cars, Arizona Sport Shirts, Simpson Performance Products, Rockauto .com, and Thomas Clarke Performance.

 

 
 

Future stars of the sport will be born at Volunteer Speedway May 18th when FASTRAK Futures Stars Tour debuts

The brand new FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will make its debut at Volunteer Speedway on May 18th. The 602 Late Model Tour is for drivers ages 13-19 who have yet to win in Late Model competition. These young drivers will take on the high banks of The Gap in search of $800 to win. Each race will also pay $200 to start.

It is exciting to usher in new generation of drivers to Late Model Racing, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, It is going to be great to watch these young stars of our sport kick off their careers.

A mandatory insurance test will be held for all drivers under 16 years of age on May 17th at Volunteer Speedway. These drivers must submit a letter of intent to run the series, and a driving resume prior to the insurance test. An open practice will be held on May 17th for all classes.

Volunteer Speedway is an ideal facility for the insurance test and inaugural race, with a wide track, continued Irvine, There is plenty of racing room for these drivers to showcase their abilities.

The FASTRAK Future Stars tour utilizes the Chevrolet Performance 602 engine, the FT200 and FT400 tires, and the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series. Drivers must have a chassis that is 2015 or older. The tour aims to give young drivers a place to start their Late Model careers, while keeping costs in control.

ULTIMATE heads to Modoc for the 9th Annual Jack Starrette Memorial

The Ultimate Super Late Model Series Southeast Region will make their first of two appearances at the track known as "The DOC" Modoc Raceway located in Modoc, South Carolina for the 9th Annual Jack Starrette Memorial paying $5,022 to win. The event is to honor a great man who was a huge supporter in the racing world. Ultimate Southeast competitors will battle it out for 50 action packed laps around Modoc Raceway all seeing who will claim their spot in victory lane.

The May 18th race program will include the Ultimate Super Late Model Series Southeast Region ($5,022), 604 Crate Late Model, 602 Crate Late Model, Stock V8, SCDRA FWD, and Super Street. Gates will open at 4:00 PM with drivers meeting set for 6:30 PM and racing to follow. Grandstand admission will be $20 for Adults, $10 for Ages 7-12, and Ages 6 and under free. Pit and trackside parking admission will be $35 for Adults, $20 for Ages 7-12, and Ages 6 and under free.

Modoc Raceway marks round number seven in the 2019 Ultimate Southeast Tour as the chase for the championship continues. Headed into Modoc the current top five in the Ultimate Southeast standings include defending Tour champion Zack Mitchell (174 PTS), Daulton Wilson (141 PTS), Anthony Sanders (97 PTS), Dustin Mitchell (96 PTS), and Jeff Smith (72 PTS).

In six completed events the Ultimate Southeast Tour has seen six different winners.

FASTRAK portion of the King of Commonwealth rescheduled for July 20th 

Officials with Virginia Motor Speedway and the FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance have announced that Pro Late Model portion of the King of the Commonwealth will be held on Saturday, July 20th. Originally scheduled for April 20th, inclement weather forced the postponement of the event. The FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance will compete for $3,000 to win and $275 to start at the mile Jamaica, VA oval.

We are happy to get this event back on the 2019 schedule, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, With the $50,000 to win FASTRAK World Championship coming up in September, FASTRAK teams will have two opportunities to check out Virginia Motor Speedway beforehand.

FASTRAK will be at Virginia Motor Speedway on June 15th as part of the USA 100, paying $3,000 to win and $275 to start. The 2019 FASTRAK World Championship, paying $50,000 to win and $2,050 to start is scheduled for September 13th and 14th at Virginia Motor Speedway.

Pro Late Model teams should take advantage of this paid practice for the FASTRAK World Championship, said Irvine.

Full Purse Virginia Motor Speedway July 20th FASTRAK Racing Series
1) $3,000; 2) $1,500; 3) $900; 4) $650; 5) $600; 6) $500; 7) $450; 8) $425; 9) $400; 10) $365; 11) $340; 12) $325; 13) $300; 14-24) $275

 

AFCO Crate Spec Shocks flying off the shelves!

The new AFCO Crate Spec Shocks have been flying off the shelves since sales began earlier this year. As more and more series are allowing the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series, sales are taking off much faster than anticipated.

Each shock retails for just $186.99 and there are 6 valvings to fit any racers needs. The AFCO Crate Spec Shocks can be ordered by visiting www.afcoracing.com or by calling 800-632-2320.

Sales of the new AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series are going quite well, said FASTRAK Executive Vice President DJ Irvine, we thought this would be concentrated on the East Coast, but as more series are allowing the shocks, it is spreading all over the country.

Touring Stars, Kraus Family and Central Wisconsin Aces Square Off Saturday at State Park

 

Printable Entry List (PDF)

Wausau, WI- Andrew Morrissey will lead the charge of ARCA Midwest Tour Super Late Model Drivers into this Saturdays (May 18) Cabin Fever 100 at State Park Speedway in Wausau. A dominating performance by the 2011 Tour Champ in route to victory in 2018 has him atop the list of favorites as Morrissey and the Stars and Cars take on Central Wisconsins Best on Saturday night, racing action is slated to begin at 6pm. 

Morrissey, who also collected the Oktoberfest 200 hardware at LaCrosse last season, will be joined by other 2018 Tour event winners Saturday night. Carson Kvapil, who calls Mooresville, NC home, was the most recent Tour winner in Central Wisconsin last August at Golden Sands. The second generation driver is now in search of Rookie of the Year honors. Austion Nason had a stellar season in 2018, not only recording his first tour triumph in the Joe Shear Classic but also laying claim to the MIS Super Late Model Triple Crown Title and adding the Kar Korner All-Star 100 at Rockford Speedway to his resume. Paul Shafer, Jr has become quite popular not only in Midwest Racing circles but across the nation with Dale Earnhardt, Jr taking notice of this front running driver who finally recorded his first Tour win last May at Jefferson. 

Having won three NASCAR K&N features in a row including a sweep last weekend in Tucson, AZ, Derek Kraus is set to return to the Super Late Model ranks this weekend. Kraus, the youngest winner in Tour history will be joined by his father Mark in the Cabin Fever 100 field. They have never competed head to head, that all changes at State Park Speedway this Saturday.

Two of the hottest drivers to kick of 2019 will be in action Saturday night as well. Rich Bickle, Jr has been on a roll, with finishes of third at the Dells Icebreaker and a runner-up effort two weeks ago during the Joe Shear Classic at Madison. The former NASCAR standout has new found speed to go along with his winners determination behind the wheel of his familiar #45.
Hot off his win the Icebreaker 100 at Dells Raceway Park, Casey Johnson captured the 2018 Fox River Racing Club Championship in his Dennis Chase owned #47, the same car he will pilot Saturday night. 

2018 State Park Speedway Champion Luke Fenhaus will be one to watch Saturday, his only Tour start came during last years Oktoberfest 200 where the young pilot rocketed to the lead before mechanical woes ended his day. Touring Star Justin Mondiek returns to his home track, Mondiek finished second in points at State Park last season with multiple feature victories to his credit. With one Tour win a piece, the Central Wisconsin Championship winning brothers (Marshfield, Wisconsin Challenge Series) of Chris and Jason Weinkauf will surely be in contention at the tricky quarter mile. Central Wisconsin mainstay MG Gajewski will be joined by Speedweeks Runner-Up Gabe Sommers, who showed a lot of speed during the Joe Shear Classic. Fifth place SPS point finisher Derek Doerr and top 2018 Tour Rookie contender Dillon Hammond are also names familiar with SPS.

Travis Sauter sent a text shortly after his win last Friday night at Golden Sands Speedway, indicating that he will join the list of contenders at SPS Saturday. Sauter sits fourth all-time with nine career Tour wins. 2018 Wisconsin Challenge Series Champ Ryan Farrell, TUNDRA Runner-Up John Beale, Dixieland 250 winner Nick Murgic, 2018 Tour Rookie of the Year Billy Mohn and John DeAngelis, Jr whom led the most laps at the Joe Shear Classic are all expected entries for Saturday nights Cabin Fever 100 which officially kicks off the 2019 season at State Park Speedway.

The Midwest Tour Super Late Models will be joined by the Limited Late Models, Pure Stocks, Mini-Mods and Mini-Stocks. Qualifying will get underway at 4:30pm with a fan autograph session to follow. Racing action includes preliminaries and features in all divisions, with racing starting at 6pm Saturday night. Adult general admission is $20, Kids (ages 6-12) are $10 with children ages 5 and under admitted free. State Park Speedway is located at 5711 North Mountain Road in Wausau. Visit www.stateparkspeedway.com or call 715-212-9006 for additional information. 

Expected Entries
Cabin Fever 100
ARCA Midwest Tour
Saturday May 18, 2019
State Park Speedway, Wausau, WI

23 as of 5/14/19

Car # Name Hometown State
4 Luke Fenhaus Wausau WI
5 John Beale Verona WI
5 Travis Sauter Prairie Du Sac WI
7 John DeAngelis, Jr Hubertus WI
7 Paul Shafer, Jr Portage IN
8 Billy Mohn New Market MN
9 Derek Kraus Stratford WI
9 Mark Kraus Stratford WI
12 Nick Murgic Rosemount MN
14 Austin Nason Roscoe IL
15 Gabe Sommers Plover WI
18 Michael Ostdiek Lakeville MN
20 Derek Doerr Watertown WI
22 MG Gajewski Wausau WI
35 Carson Kvapil Mooresville NC
39 Andrew Morrissey DeForest WI
44 Justin Mondeik Gleason WI
45 Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton WI
47 Casey Johnson Edgerton WI
75 Chris Weinkauf Merrill WI
75 Dillon Hammond Grand Marsh WI
76 Jason Weinkauf Merrill WI
80 Ryan Farrell Big Bend WI

 

 

MIDWEST MADNESS TAKES THE GREEN AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY
 


 

    Haubstadt, IN - May 13, 2019 - Saturday night May 18th Tri-State
 

Speedway will be opening the gates to present the newest version of
 

MIDWEST MADNESS.  The Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car Series will share
 

top billing with the Morrow Brothers Ford Midwest Open Wheel
 

Association.  It is racing at its best - Midwest style!
 


 

    This exciting combination should once again provide the each and
 

every sprint car fan choice entertainment.  Race fans will be able to
 

watch the more traditional MSCS non-wing sprint cars plus the high
 

spirited MOWA winged sprints on the same program.  Both series race
 

using 410 cubic inch engines that will challenge the banked quarter
 

mile oval.
 


 

    MSCS and MOWA will compete in separate complete programs which
 

includes preliminaries capped by their feature events.  The UMP
 

Modifieds will also be running to make this a triple header of ultra
 

competitive open wheel racing!
 


 

    With some added preparation the more versatile drivers could consider
 

racing with both racing series on Saturday.  It should be an
 

interesting weekend for fans and race teams!
 


 

    The MSCS Series will be holding its opening race for the season.
 

There are 20 races on the revised schedule.  May 18th will be the
 

first opportunity for drivers to compete with the one April race
 

having been rained out.  Annual licenses and temporary permits to race
 

can be purchased from MSCS.  The MSCS Feature will pay $2,500 to win!
 

Stephen Schnapf was the winner at the MSCS portion of MIDWEST MADNESS
 

last year.  2018 MSCS Champion Carson Short finished second.  Short
 

won the event in 2017.
 


 

    The Built Ford Tough MOWA Series will be holding its fourth event of
 

the season.  The MOWA feature will pay $2,000 to win.  They too have
 

20 races on their schedule.  A majority of these races are in
 

Illinois energized by visits to tracks in Iowa, Missouri, and
 

Indiana.  The races held have produced three different winners.  The
 

features were victories for Carson Short, Paul Nienhiser, and Jeff
 

Swindell.  Mike Terry Jr. won the feature for MOWA Sprints at last
 

year’s MIDWEST MADNESS.
 


 

    The UMP Open Wheel Modifieds that race at Tri-State Speedway earn
 

national and regional points.  Tri-State is one of nine Southern
 

Indiana tracks that together form a region.  UMP rules allow drivers
 

to enjoy an opportunity to race when and where they choose.  That
 

helps produce larger fields of cars where track regulars do encounter
 

challenges from travelers.  Trent Young and Dustin Beck won the two
 

modified features held at Tri-State during last May.
 


 

    The pit gate at the speedway will open at 3:30 in the afternoon.  The
 

grandstands will open at 4:30.  Warm-ups begin at 6 o’clock.  Racing
 

will follow at 7:30 P.M.  The track is located in the Central Time
 

Zone.  Adult admission is $20, students pay $15, and children age 12
 

and under will be admitted free.  Pit passes are $30.
 


 

    Provided as News and Information for Tri-State Speedway and MSCS.
 


 

 

Southern All Stars Thunderhill Event Postponed

 

FAYETTEVILLE, TNThe Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab will make its first stop of the 2019 season this Saturday night May 18th at the Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA., for the 50th Anniversary of Senoia Raceway event paying $4,000 to win for the 40 lap super late model event.

 

The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series is proud to be a part of the 50th Anniversary race at Senoia Raceway said GM Lynn Acklin.  The Southern All Stars have been a part of the history at the track with its first event back in 1985 that was won by Leon Archer.  This will be the eighth race held at the track along with past winner Archer, drivers that have won events include Mike Head, Casey Roberts, Shane Clanton, Clint Smith and Michael Page with two win in the last two events.

 

This Saturday night drivers from all across the region will be headed to the Georgia gumbo and the series will be led by David Breazeale of Four Corners, MS., Riley Hickman of Ooltewah, TN., current Cruise with the Champions/Dirtondirt.com rookie of the year leader Zach Leonhardi of Cartersville, GA., Billy Franklin of Calera, AL., Andrew Littleton of Chatsworth, GA., Mark Dodson of Caledonia, MS., Austin Arnold of Kosciusko, MS., J R Mosley of Columbus, GA., Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA., Michael Page of Douglasville, GA., and Larry Harrod of Plains, GA., are expected to be in action.

 

Pits gates will open at 3 pm with drivers meeting at 6pm and with hot laps to follow. For more information www.senoiaraceway.com or 770-599-6161.

 

For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin - General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com

 

Tire Rule: Hoosier 1350, 1600, 70.

 

Entry Fee: $110

 

Purse: 1. $4,000; 2. $2,000; 3. $1,000; 4. $900; 5.$800; 6.$700; 7.$600; 8.$550; 9.$525; 10.$500; 11.$450; 12.$425; 13.$400; 14.$400; 15.$400; 16.$400; 17.$400; 18.$400; 19.$400; 20.$400; 21. $400; 22. $400; 23. $400; 24. $400

 

 

2019 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS PRESENTED BY MAXFAB: 1.David Breazeale 416; 2.Riley Hickman 412; 3.Zach Leonhardi 408; 4.Billy Franklin 360; 5.Jay Scott 294; 6.Neil Baggett 282; 7.Brandon Overton 274; 8.Andrew Littleton 264; 9.Mark Dodson 244; 10.Austin Arnold 238 

 

2019 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Zach Leonhardi 138; 2.Billy Franklin 133; 3.Andrew Littleton 128; 4.Austin Arnold 91 5.J R Moseley 69.

 

2019 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Brad Skinner 35;

 

UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:

 

May 18th Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$4,000

May 31st-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$3,000

June 1st-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$6,000

 

 

2019 FASTRAK Membership Form
2019 FASTRAK World Championship Pre-Entry Form
 

FASTRAK at Volunteer Speedway rescheduled to May 18th
 

After inclement weather postponed the FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance at Volunteer Speedway on May 4th officials have announced May 18th as the rescheduled date. The FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will debut as well on May 18th. An open practice for all divisions, plus the insurance test for the FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will be held on Friday, May 17th.

We wanted to make certain to pick a suitable rescheduled date, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, With a lot of rain outs this past weekend, we wanted to take a little time to find the best date.

The FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance will take to the high-banks of The Gap to battle it out for $3,000 to win. The winner will also receive a provisional starting spot in the $5,000 to win 2nd annual Damn Yankees 50 at Richmond Raceway in Kentucky on September 28th.

The FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will make their series debut, competing for $800 to win and $200 to start. Any driver under the age of 16 is required to participate in the insurance test on May 17th. All drivers will be required to participate in a test for exiting the car in a timely manner.

AFCO will be on hand for open practice on May 17th and for the race on May 18th. They will have the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks available for teams to try and will help teams who are utilizing the shocks.

For more FASTRAK Racing Series information contact FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine at (706)223-3014. For Volunteer Speedway information contact general manager Doug Gillenwater at (423) 676-9080.

Full Purse Volunteer Speedway May 18th FASTRAK Racing Series
1) $3,000; 2) $1,500; 3) $900; 4) $650; 5) $600; 6) $500; 7) $450; 8) $425; 9) $400; 10) $365; 11) $340; 12) $325; 13) $300; 14-24) $275

Full Purse Volunteer Speedway May 18th FASTRAK Future Stars Tour
1) $800; 2) $650; 3) $500; 4) $400; 5) $350; 6) $325; 7) $300; 8) $250; 9) $225; 10) $200; 11-24) $200
 
Check out the official website for the FASTRAK Racing Series at www.fastrakracing.com and continue to follow our social media networks for the FASTRAK Racing Series. Like and Follow our Fan Page on Facebook plus follow @FASTRAK_SE on Twitter to get up to the minute news and details as they become available. FASTRAK can be found on Instagram @fastrak_racing

The 2019 marketing partners for the FASTRAK Racing Series are Chevrolet Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire, AFCO The official shock of the FASTRAK Racing Series,  VP Racing Fuels The official fuel of FASTRAK, VP Racing Lubricants The official lubricant of FASTRAK, Speed51 .com The official video home of FASTRAK, TNT Race Cars, Arizona Sport Shirts, Simpson Performance Products, Rockauto .com, and Thomas Clarke Performance.

 
 

Future stars of the sport will be born at Volunteer Speedway May 18th when FASTRAK Futures Stars Tour debuts

The brand new FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will make its debut at Volunteer Speedway on May 18th. The 602 Late Model Tour is for drivers ages 13-19 who have yet to win in Late Model competition. These young drivers will take on the high banks of The Gap in search of $800 to win. Each race will also pay $200 to start.

It is exciting to usher in new generation of drivers to Late Model Racing, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, It is going to be great to watch these young stars of our sport kick off their careers.

A mandatory insurance test will be held for all drivers under 16 years of age on May 17th at Volunteer Speedway. These drivers must submit a letter of intent to run the series, and a driving resume prior to the insurance test. An open practice will be held on May 17th for all classes.

Volunteer Speedway is an ideal facility for the insurance test and inaugural race, with a wide track, continued Irvine, There is plenty of racing room for these drivers to showcase their abilities.

The FASTRAK Future Stars tour utilizes the Chevrolet Performance 602 engine, the FT200 and FT400 tires, and the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series. Drivers must have a chassis that is 2015 or older. The tour aims to give young drivers a place to start their Late Model careers, while keeping costs in control.

AFCO Crate Spec Shocks winning in 602 Late Model competition

David Smith took his 2013 TNT Race Car to victory lane Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway. Smith made the switch to the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks this season, after running several seasons on Pro Shocks.

I love these shocks, I took them straight out of the box and didnt make any changes, said Smith, After hearing about the test results last year, it was an easy decision to make the switch. The AFCO shocks are at a racers price and can compete against the high dollar shocks.

Trae Kirk, in his first outing in a 602 Late Model, took his 2013 Mastersbilt to victory lane at Blue Ridge Motorsports Park on Saturday night. The 13-year-old driver had roughly 80 laps worth of practice between Senoia Raceway and Toccoa Raceway before the race this past Saturday.

I wasnt sure what to expect of the shocks, said Traes father Steve Kirk, but the car is in total control and deadly consistent.

During a practice session at Toccoa, Kirk was running consistent lap times, topping with a 13.230. Kirk plans to run the brand new FASTRAK Future Stars Tour. He had competed for three and half years in karting and now making the jump to 602 Late Model competition.

The proof is in the pudding, continued Kirk, The car is on a rail and never does anything out of the ordinary.

 

Earl Hill Memorial at Tyler County Speedway rescheduled to May 11th

After a less than desirable forecast postponed the Earl Hill Memorial at Tyler County Speedway on May 4th, officials with the speedway and ULTIMATE Northeast announced the rescheduled date of May 11th. ULTIMATE is making it's second appearance at "America's Baddest Bullring", where eventual 2018 ULTIMATE Northeast champion, Jared Miley, picked up the win in May of 2018. 

The ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series and the ULTIMATE Mid-Ohio Valley Super Late Model Series are co-sanctioning the $5,000 to win Earl Hill Memorial. The event will open the 2019 season for the ULTIMATE Mid-Ohio Valley season, and will be the second race for the ULTIMATE Northeast. 

Justin Weaver picked up the win in the ULTIMATE Northeast opener at Hagerstown Speedway. Drivers are still able to sign up for membership for both the ULTIMATE Northeast and ULTIMATE Mid-Ohio Valley. To receive any point fund money a driver must become a member of that region and participate in a minimum of 75% of the races. 

Full Purse - Tyler County Speedway - May 11th - Earl Hill Memorial
1) $5,000; 2) $2,500; 3) $1,500; 4) $1,200; 5) $1,000; 6) $850; 7) $750; 8) $700; 9) $600; 10) $550; 11) $500; 12) $450; 13) $425; 14-24) $400

 

AFCO Crate Spec Shocks flying off the shelves!

The new AFCO Crate Spec Shocks have been flying off the shelves since sales began earlier this year. As more and more series are allowing the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series, sales are taking off much faster than anticipated.

Each shock retails for just $186.99 and there are 6 valvings to fit any racers needs. The AFCO Crate Spec Shocks can be ordered by visiting www.afcoracing.com or by calling 800-632-2320.

Sales of the new AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series are going quite well, said FASTRAK Executive Vice President DJ Irvine, we thought this would be concentrated on the East Coast, but as more series are allowing the shocks, it is spreading all over the country.

 

Veteran car owner Gene Nolen aims at 4 0 to start 2019

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 (Lebanon, IN) Veteran car owner Gene Nolen is having a pretty good time racing right now.  When the K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series arrives at the Indianapolis Speedrome this Friday he will be taking aim at his kicking of the 2019 season with four consecutive wins.

2018 Silver Crown series and Pay Less Little 500 presented by the UAW winner Kody Swanson started Nolens season with victories in the Silver Crown races at Memphis Motorsports Park and Toledo Speedway.  Kameron Gladish parked Nolens K&M Tool and Die Kenyon Midget in victory Lane during last Saturdays Dick Jordan classic at Anderson Speedway. 

In addition to his perfect start in 2019, Nolens drivers Swanson and Gladish both won the 2018 season finale or sprint cars (Swanson) and K&M Kenyon Midgets (Gladish) at Anderson Speedway.  These two victories mean Nolen is undefeated since October 6, 2018.

Gladish is the current K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series point leader and will lead the series into the Speedrome Friday.  Gladish led series regular Ryan Huggler to the stripe to earn up the win on September 1, 2018 in the series most recent visit to the historic Indianapolis track.

The K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series ill return to action this Friday night at the Tom Wood Indianapolis Speedrome. The Spectator gates will open at 5:30. Practice rolls off at 5:45 with racing set to take the green at 7:30.

 

 

RACING INTO MAY WITH THE BRANDEIS MSCS SPRINTS
 


 

    Haubstadt, IN - May 3, 2019 -  It is May!  In Indiana that has become
 

a month that race fans have great expectations of watching motor
 

sports.  Officials of the Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car Series have been
 

patiently waiting for this season to start.  April’s solo MSCS
 

outing was spoiled by wet weather, as was a lot of planned activity at
 

the various tracks racing sprint cars in Indiana.  Race teams across
 

the Midwest will be anxious to start or resume the 2019 season.
 


 

    The Brandeis MSCS Sprints will provide five opportunities to race this
 

month beginning on Saturday May 18th.  Then the Brandeis MSCS Sprints
 

will open the season with an appearance at Tri-State Speedway for the
 

MIDWEST MADNESS event.  The MOWA Wing Sprints will also be on that
 

racing card along with the UMP Modifieds.
 


 

    The next weekend is Memorial Day Weekend.  The Brandeis MSCS Sprints
 

will be in action three nights in a row.  The JOSH BURTON MEMORIAL
 

RACE will be held on Friday May the 24th at the Bloomington Speedway.
 

Saturday May 25th, MSCS will be appearing at the Lincoln Park Speedway
 

in Putnamville, IN.  The MEMORIAL WEEKEND CLASSIC will follow on
 

Sunday the 26th with the series returning to Tri-State Speedway.  A
 

Friday night appearance at Paragon Speedway on May 31st will wrap up
 

the action for the series in the month of May.
 


 

    The 2019 Brandeis MSCS race schedule still offers 20 big events.  The
 

April 13th rained-out race at Tri-State Speedway was rescheduled and
 

will now be held on June 30th.  This rescheduled race is
 

co-sanctioned with USAC.  It follows an MSCS appearance at Brownstown
 

Speedway the night before.
 


 
    The first MSCS race in which the feature pays $5,000 to win is set
 
for June 8th.  That will be the SUMMER SHOWDOWN at Tri-State
 
Speedway.  Fans will have a lot of action to take in during the
 
forthcoming weeks.  The first four races on the schedule will all pay
 
$2,500 to win.

Southern All Stars Thunderhill Event Postponed

FAYETTEVILLE, TNThe Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab at was scheduled for this Saturday night May 4th has been postponed till Saturday night August 3rd.  The series and track officials made the decision to postpone as the weather forecast for the area were not favorable for getting to race.

The next event on the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series schedule will be Saturday night May 18th at the Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA., the 50th Anniversary race for Senoia Raceway paying $4,000 to win.

For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin - General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com

2019 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS PRESENTED BY MAXFAB: 1.David Breazeale 416; 2.Riley Hickman 412; 3.Zach Leonhardi 408; 4.Billy Franklin 360; 5.Jay Scott 294; 6.Neil Baggett 282; 7.Brandon Overton 274; 8.Andrew Littleton 264; 9.Mark Dodson 244; 10.Austin Arnold 238 

2019 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Zach Leonhardi 138; 2.Billy Franklin 133; 3.Andrew Littleton 128; 4.Austin Arnold 91 5.J R Moseley 69.

2019 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Brad Skinner 35;

UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:

May 18th Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$4,000
May 31st-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$3,000
June 1st-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$6,000

 

 

 

Torok Eager For Must See Sprint Debut At Anderson


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ANDERSON, Ind. Fourteen-year-old Brenden Torok will step onto the biggest stage of his young racing career during this weekends Must See Racing Sprint Car Series season opener at Anderson Speedway.

After a years worth of serving as a crew member for veteran owner John Reiser and working on Charlie Schultzs machine, Torok will take the steering wheel in his own right for his series debut with the 410ci winged asphalt sprint car series during Saturdays Must See Racing 50.

Torok will pilot the No. 99 for Koyan Racing, under the guidance of car owner Dave Koyan as well as Reiser as he embarks on his maiden voyage at the quarter-mile, high-banked bullring.

Im really excited for this weekend and I know its going to be a really cool experience, Torok said in advance of the race weekend. I know we have a 605 crate (engine) compared to the typical 410s, but what definitely helps us is that this is a small track where the power doesnt matter quite as much on the straightaways as it does on some of the bigger tracks.

This weekend is exciting because a lot of the sprint cars from my home track (Lorain County Speedway) are coming up as well to compete, so there will be a lot of familiar faces, he added. Hopefully well be able to put on a show racing one another, as well as all the Must See veterans Ive gotten to know over the past year of being at the race track on a regular basis.

Though the prospect of his first Must See Racing event is admittedly, a little intimidating, that factor hasnt stopped Torok from preparing as much as he can to be as ready as possible on Saturday.

However, that preparation came with a bit of a funny snag along the way.

Ive watched a lot of video to help prepare myself for this weekend, explained Torok. Its actually a funny story. I was on YouTube and apparently theres two tracks named Anderson theres also one in South Carolina and for a while I was watching the wrong track! I finally texted Charlie (Schultz) a photo of the video I was watching, and he told me I didnt have the right one.

I felt a little dumb after that, but we had a good laugh about it.

Though Torok knows hes a bit down on power compared to the top stars of the Must See Racing ranks, he knows that his primary goal is to go to school every time he hits the race track.

I think at the beginning well have a good race going on, but for sure if the race goes into long runs, the 410s will start to gap us some, Torok admitted. This weekend, for me, is all about getting experience and gaining respect from the veterans as much as I can. Its exciting to have this opportunity, especially at just 14 years old. I would have never thought Id be here back in my quarter midget days.

I want to get my name out there, and this weekend will be a big start to that process.

To that end, Torok doesnt have a specific finishing position in mind that hed like to achieve. Completing laps and not damaging his race car are the main objectives come race time.

I just want to have some decent luck and not crash the car, said Torok of his weekend mission. I want to roll the thing back in the trailer in one piece and just have fun in the process. I know its going to be a new experience, so I just hope to learn as much as I can and soak it all in along the way.

While Torok wont make a full run for rookie-of-the-year honors, he did say that he and Koyan Racing plan to make additional selected starts this season, beyond just Saturdays season opener at Anderson.

As he transitions from crew member to driver in the Must See Racing pit area, Torok was quick to note and look back on what it means to have come as far as he has in so short of a time period.

The whole weekend is going to be awesome. To be racing with Charlie and Adam (Biltz) and all the people Ive been helping all this time is pretty special to me, noted Torok. I cant wait to get started.

Friday evening will see an open practice and cookout for the Must See Racing sprint car teams at Anderson, followed by Saturdays full racing program.

Pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, with rotating practice beginning at 5 p.m. Qualifying will start at 6:30 p.m. and racing will begin at 8 p.m., immediately following opening ceremonies.

The full night of racing will be broadcast live via pay-per-view on SpeedShiftTV.com, as well as recorded for tape-delay broadcast on MAVTV through the award-winning SPEED SPORT television series. USAC infield reporter Georgia Henneberry will be the pit reporter for the SPEED SPORT telecast.

In addition to the Must See Racing sprint cars, the Mel Kenyon Midget Series, late models, Legend cars and the Midwest Champ Carts will also be on the racing card for the May 4 program.

For more information on Must See Racing, visit the series on the web at www.mustseeracing.com.

 

K&M Kenyon Midgets set for season opener at The Dick Jordan Classic

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(Lebanon, IN) The inaugural Dick Jordan Classic will kick-off the 2019 K&K Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series at Anderson Speedway this Saturday night.  Established to celebrate USAC Vice President Dick Jordans 50 years of dedication and contribution to Motorsports, the Dick Jordan Classic will open each new K&M Kenyon Midget Season at Anderson Speedway into the future.

Following two consecutive rain-outs, the field will be wide open for Saturdays 30-lap Dick Jordan Classic. With former champions Dameron Taylor and Trey Osborne not competing, the door is open other drivers to step to the top rung of the K&M Tool and Die Kenyon Midget Series ladder. Two-time champion Taylor is sidelined by an injury sustained in a sprint car race while 2018 champion Osborne will be racing in the sprint car portion of Saturdays event.

2018-point standings runner-up Kameron Gladish has earned two victories on Anderson Speedways high banks and would like to kick-off his 2019 campaign by returning to victory lane.  Nathan Foster finished 2018 in the third spot and is searching for his first win at Anderson.  Fosters solo series victory came on the dirt at US 24 Speedway.

Tommy Kouns claimed the fourth-place trophy in 2018 and leads all drivers without an Anderson win in top five finishes.  Kouns is no stranger to victory lane in pavement races with two wins at the Indianapolis Speedrome.

Local drivers Ashton Tucker (Anderson, IN) and Colin Grissom (Pendleton, IN) will both be on track.  Tucker will be racing as Simpson World Indy rookie while Grissom starts his third year of K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series racing.

The Anderson Speedway spectator gates for the Dick Jordan Classic will open at 5 with qualifying set for 6:30 with racing to follow at 8.  The K&M Tool and Die Mel Kenyon Midget Series will be joined by the Must See Racing Winged Sprints, Anderson Speedway Late Models, Legend and Midwest Champ Carts for a full night of racing.

 

 

Loaded Rookie Class Set For Must See Sprint Opener

HOLLY, Mich. As the Must See Racing Sprint Car Series presented by Engine Pro season prepares to kick off this weekend at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway, one of the prevailing storylines circles around the impressive class of rookies that will take to the track this season.

In fact, more than a half-dozen rookie contenders are entered for Saturdays Must See Racing 50 at the high-banked, quarter-mile Indiana bullring, a testament to the growth and stability of the series.

This years Must See Racing rookie battle will be led by an open-wheel veteran in Joe Liguori, who has a wealth of experience in midget and USAC Silver Crown cars through the years, but will be embarking on his first season of touring action in a winged 410ci asphalt sprint car.

From Lebanon, Ind., Liguori is a past recipient of the Rumble in Fort Waynes David Lesiecki Award for Untiring Dedication and Devotion to Motorsports, as well as a multi-time feature starter at the historic indoor midget event. He earned three top-10 finishes in four Silver Crown appearances last season.

Liguori is excited by the new challenge of pavement 410ci sprint car racing, as well as looking forward to competing at Anderson, a track hes had plenty of experience at over the course of his career.

I grew up racing pavement in Florida, Liguori noted. I ran open wheel modifieds, some mini stocks and a handful of sprint car races with TBARA between 2004 and 2008. My record book shows that Im a better pavement racer than I am a dirt racer, so it made sense as Ive gotten a little older to come back to pavement racing this season and see what we can make of it.

Ive won at Anderson in national midgets, (Ford) Focus midgets, regional midgets and even Kenyon midgets, so its a track that Im familiar with and know how to get around and Im excited to be back there this weekend.

Another rookie, albeit less of a household name, hoping to leave his mark on the Anderson quarter-mile this weekend is 14-year-old Brenden Torok, piloting the No. 99 sprinter for car owner Dave Koyan.

Torok will contest select Must See Racing events amid a full-season pursuit of the Crate Sprint championship at Ohios Lorain County Speedway, a class in which he won two races last season.

The teenager is eager to get started against the tough competition that Must See Racing provides, especially after spending last season as a crew member for series veteran Charlie Schultz and gaining the opportunity to learn about the mechanics of the asphalt sprint cars hell be driving regularly this year.

Im really looking forward to the opportunity to race on the stage that Must See Racing provides this season, especially being that Im just 14, said Torok. Its a great opportunity and one that Im really thankful for. Ive already been watching a lot of video to learn as much about the track as I can and Ill be relying on a lot of the knowledge I gained working with Charlie (Schultz) last season to get up to speed quickly during the race weekend. Its an exciting time and we hope to have a lot of fun.

Recently announced to the seat of the Mike Blake Racing No. 81 is 15-year-old Clintonville, Ohio, young gun Trey Osborne, who will team with Blake to run six races at Anderson this season, including Saturdays Must See Racing winged event and the non-winged Pay Less Little 500 on May 25.

Osborne is the reigning United States Speed Assn Mel Kenyon Midget Series champion and became the first driver in that series history to lock up the championship prior to the final race of the season when he clinched the title a month early in 2018.

Other rookie contenders expected to be in action include Lorain County regulars Tim Henthorne and Joshua Sexton and Indiana hotshoe Tyler Roahrig, who will race at Anderson in the No. 99 entry of longtime asphalt sprint car owner Wayne Stickney.

Roahrig is a pavement late model standout in the Midwest who came back from injury to race again after a frightening super late model crash at Anderson in 2014 forced him to relearn how to walk.

Contending against the rookies will be a loaded crop of veterans seeking to defend their turf, including four-time series champion Jimmy McCune, Anthony McCune, National Sprint Car Hall of Famer Jeff Bloom, former supermodified ace Charlie Schultz and another veteran in Tom Jewell.

Friday evening will see an open practice and cookout for the Must See Racing sprint car teams at Anderson, followed by Saturdays full racing program.

Pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, with rotating practice beginning at 5 p.m. Qualifying will start at 6:30 p.m. and racing will begin at 8 p.m., immediately following opening ceremonies.

The full night of racing will be broadcast live via pay-per-view on SpeedShiftTV.com, as well as recorded for tape-delay broadcast on MAVTV through the award-winning SPEED SPORT television series. USAC infield reporter Georgia Henneberry will be the pit reporter for the SPEED SPORT telecast.

In addition to the Must See Racing sprint cars, the Mel Kenyon Midget Series, late models, Legend cars and the Midwest Champ Carts will also be on the racing card for the May 4 program.

For more information on Must See Racing, visit the series on the web at www.mustseeracing.com.

 

Southern All Star Will Try Thunderhill Again Saturday Night

 

FAYETTEVILLE, TNThe Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab will try it once again this Saturday night May 4th at the Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown, TN., for the inaugural King of the Hill 40 paying $4,000 to win along with a full racing program after the April 20th date was rained out and rescheduled to the My 4th date.

 

The Southern All Stars are returning to the 1/4mile oval for first time since 2017, when the series held three events there with those events were won by Brad Skinner, Dane Dacus and David Breazeale all three of those drivers are expected to be in action

 

Breazeale is the current Southern All Star points after five races so far this season, four time series champion Riley Hickman is in second place, current Cruise with the Champions/Dirtondirt.com Rookie of the Year leader Zach Leonhardi is third in points, Billy Franklin fourth in series points and defending series champion Jay Scott is fifth in series points, all those drivers are expected to bin in action.

 

Other drivers from across the region that are expected to be in attendance include Adrew Littleton, Brad Skinner, Christian Hanger, Josh Putnam, Tommy Taylor and Joseph Faulkner.

 

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Pits gates will open at 3:00pm with drivers meeting, tech registration close at 6:00 pm, drivers meeting then hot laps with race time set for 6:30 pm.

 

For track information contact www.thunderhillracewaypark.com or 931-964-2120.

 

For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin - General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com

 

Tire Rule: Hoosier 1350, 1600, 70.

 

Entry Fee: $110

 

Purse: 1. $4,000; 2. $2,000; 3. $1,000; 4. $900; 5.$800; 6.$700; 7.$600; 8.$550; 9.$525; 10.$500; 11.$450; 12.$425; 13.$400; 14.$400; 15.$400; 16.$400; 17.$400; 18.$400; 19.$400; 20.$400; 21. $400; 22. $400; 23. $400; 24. $400

 

2019 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS PRESENTED BY MAXFAB: 1.David Breazeale 416; 2.Riley Hickman 412; 3.Zach Leonhardi 408; 4.Billy Franklin 360; 5.Jay Scott 294; 6.Neil Baggett 282; 7.Brandon Overton 274; 8.Andrew Littleton 264; 9.Mark Dodson 244; 10.Austin Arnold 238 

 

2019 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Zach Leonhardi 138; 2.Billy Franklin 133; 3.Andrew Littleton 128; 4.Austin Arnold 91 5.J R Moseley 69.

 

2019 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Brad Skinner 35;

 

UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:

 

May 4th -Thunderhill Raceway-Summertown, TN-$4,000

May 18th Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$4,000

May 31st-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-$3,000

 
 
2019 FASTRAK Membership Form
2019 FASTRAK World Championship Pre-Entry Form
Tire update

With the deadline of May 1st to burn off grooved and siped FT400s falling on a Wednesday, officials with the FASTRAK Racing Series have announced that this coming weekend will be the final weekend that FT400s can be grooved and siped. The absolute deadline to groove and sipe the FT400 will now be May 5th.

Following this weekends FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance at Volunteer Speedway and all races at any FASTRAK Weekly Sanctioned track, no tires will be allowed to be grooved and siped in FASTRAK sanctioned competition. Drivers who are not competing for FASTRAK points are able to utilize other Hoosier crate spec tires on the front but must use FT200 and FT400 tires on the rear. Only the harder compounds are able to be grooved and siped up until the May 5th deadline. Once May 5th passes no grooving and siping will be allowed on any compound.

 

The stars of FASTRAK set to battle for $3,000 to win at The Gap
 

Round two of the FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance 2019 season is set for Saturday, May 4th at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN. The stars of the FASTRAK Racing Series will battle on the high banks of The Gap for $3,000 to win. The winner will also receive a provisional starting spot in the $5,000 to win 2nd Annual Damn Yankees 50 at Richmond Raceway KY on September 28th.

A lot is at stake on Saturday night at Volunteer, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, A provisional starting spot in a $5,000 to win race, and someone can take their first steps into being locked in to the $50,000 to win 2019 FASTRAK World Championship.

The driver highest in FASTRAK Racing Series points that is utilizing the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks will be awarded a provisional starting spot in the $50,000 to win FASTRAK World Championship on September 13th and 14th at Virginia Motor Speedway. Michael Bland of Pineville, WV finished second at Volunteer this past Saturday on the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series.

AFCO will be at Volunteer Speedway on Friday, May 3rd for open practice. FASTRAK teams are encouraged to test out a set of the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks during open practice. They will need to provide their load numbers, and AFCO will be able to set up the shocks at the track.

These shocks are the real deal, continued Irvine, they have already been to Victory Lane at Tyler County and were close this past weekend at Volunteer.

Additionally, this weekend is the final weekend for drivers to use their grooved and siped FT400 tires. Drivers who are not competing for FASTRAK points may utilize any other Hoosier crate spec tire on the front but must use FT200 or FT400 tires on the rear. No steer tires are allowed. Drivers may groove and sipe the harder compounds, but not the soft compounds of the other series tires. After May 5th, no grooving and siping will be permitted in FASTRAK sanctioned events.

Grandstand admission at Volunteer Speedway will only be $15 for adults and only $12 for seniors. The grandstand gate will open at 5pm. Pit gates will open at 4pm.

Full Purse Volunteer Speedway May 4th
1) $3,000; 2) $1,500; 3) $900; 4) $650; 5) $600; 6) $500; 7) $450; 8) $425; 9) $400; 10) $365; 11) $340; 12) $325; 13) $300; 14-24) $275

Check out the official website for the FASTRAK Racing Series at www.fastrakracing.com and continue to follow our social media networks for the FASTRAK Racing Series. Like and Follow our Fan Page on Facebook plus follow @FASTRAK_SE and/or @FASTRAK_MOV on Twitter to get up to the minute news and details as they become available. FASTRAK can be found on Instagram @fastrak_racing.

The 2019 marketing partners for the FASTRAK Racing Series are Chevrolet Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire, AFCO The official shock of the FASTRAK Racing Series, VP Racing Fuels The official fuel of FASTRAK, VP Racing Lubricants The official lubricant of FASTRAK, Speed51.comThe official video home of FASTRAK, Baseys Site Work, LLC, TNT Race Cars, Arizona Sport Shirts, Simpson Performance Products, Rockauto.com, and Thomas Clarke Performance.

 
 

Future stars of the sport will be born at Volunteer Speedway May 4th when FASTRAK Futures Stars Tour debuts

The brand new FASTRAK Future Stars Tour will make its debut at Volunteer Speedway on May 4th. The 602 Late Model Tour is for drivers ages 13-19 who have yet to win in Late Model competition. These young drivers will take on the high banks of The Gap in search of $800 to win. Each race will also pay $200 to start.

It is exciting to usher in new generation of drivers to Late Model Racing, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, It is going to be great to watch these young stars of our sport kick off their careers.

A mandatory insurance test will be held for all drivers under 16 years of age on May 3rd at Volunteer Speedway. These drivers must submit a letter of intent to run the series, and a driving resume prior to the insurance test. An open practice will be held on May 3rd for all classes.

Volunteer Speedway is an ideal facility for the insurance test and inaugural race, with a wide track, continued Irvine, There is plenty of racing room for these drivers to showcase their abilities.

The FASTRAK Future Stars tour utilizes the Chevrolet Performance 602 engine, the FT200 and FT400 tires, and the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series. Drivers must have a chassis that is 2015 or older. The tour aims to give young drivers a place to start their Late Model careers, while keeping costs in control.

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AFCO Crate Spec Shocks Continue to perform

Michael Bland of Pineville, WV finished in the runner-up position at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN on Saturday night. Bland is another driver utilizing the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series in FASTRAK Racing Series sanctioned races.

I am as happy as I can be with these shocks, said Bland, especially when you consider the cost. The AFCO shocks are definitely a step in the right direction for Pro Late Model racing.

Bland piloted his 2011 Rocket chassis to a runner-up finish, his first time out on the AFCO Crate Spec Shocks. Bland ordered his shocks on a Monday and they were delivered by Wednesday. This makes the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series the perfect choice for cost conscious racers.

For drivers like me, with a low budget, the cost of these shocks allow for us to drive full time in late models, continued Bland, I only had one set of my old shocks, and if something happens to one of these I can replace it for what a rebuild on those costs

The AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series retails for $186.99 each. Rebuilds for the shocks cost $50 and an additional $25 if it needs a new shaft. AFCO will be at several FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance races throughout the 2019 season to help teams who are using the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series.

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Strong field of 28 FASTRAK Late Models shine at Virginia Motor Speedway

Virginia Motor Speedway had 28 weekly FASTRAK Late Models enter the program on Saturday, April 27th. This was the highest car count of any FASTRAK sanctioned track over the weekend. Corey Almond outdueled Jared Powell on late race restart to capture the win in opening night action at Virginia Motor Speedway. VMS has continued to follow the FASTRAK rule book every year and has seen their average car count grow throughout the years.

Virginia Motor Speedway is one of our strongest tracks, as far as average weekly car count, said FASTRAK Vice President DJ Irvine, They keep a close eye on tech and follow the FASTRAK program 100%. The tracks that do that, often have the highest car count each week.

Virginia Motor Speedway averaged 18 cars per race in 2018 and 16 in 2017. By offering a good payout and strong tech for their weekly program, VMS continues to build their FASTRAK Pro Late Model car count.

Any track could see the same successes as Virginia Motor Speedway by joining the FASTRAK family of race tracks. Any track that is interested in becoming FASTRAK sanctioned or hosting a FASTRAK Racing Series race should contact DJ Irvine at 706-223-3014.

 

 

AFCO Crate Spec Shocks flying off the shelves!

The new AFCO Crate Spec Shocks have been flying off the shelves since sales began earlier this year. As more and more series are allowing the AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series, sales are taking off much faster than anticipated.

Each shock retails for just $186.99 and there are 6 valvings to fit any racers needs. The AFCO Crate Spec Shocks can be ordered by visiting www.afcoracing.com or by calling 800-632-2320.

Sales of the new AFCO Crate Spec Shock Series are going quite well, said FASTRAK Executive Vice President DJ Irvine, we thought this would be concentrated on the East Coast, but as more series are allowing the shocks, it is spreading all over the country.

 

 

Joe Shear Classic Entries Stack Up for Sunday May 5

 

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Oregon, WI- This Sunday afternoon May 5, Madison International Speedway will host the 11th annual ARCA Midwest Tour Joe Shear Classic. This 200-lap, $10,000 to Win event honors the memory of Joe Shear, one of the greatest short track racers in the country who won four track championships (1973,1974,1980,1982) and 66 features at Wisconsins Fastest Half Mile along with hundreds of other wins and championships throughout the region. Last years winner Austin Nason leads a strong contingent of ARCA Midwest Touring Stars against Champions and challengers from across the region and from as far away as Georgia and North Carolina.

Nason had a stellar season in 2018, not only recording his first tour triumph in the Joe Shear Classic but also laying claim to the MIS Super Late Model Triple Crown Title and adding the Kar Korner All-Star 100 at Rockford Speedway to his resume. Rich Bickle, Jr has also found recent success at MIS, the two-time track champion (1985, 1986) recorded his most recent of 18 wins in 2017 and led late in the Joe Shear Classic that year, bringing the Wisconsin faithful to their feet. The first Midwest Tour event to be held at MIS was won by Brandon Hill, he will look to add to his July 2007 win this Sunday. Another name found scattered throughout the MIS records is John Beale. This season, Beale will have 2018 Tour Champ Dalton Zehr as a crew chief starting with the Joe Shear Classic. Beale is a former Late Model Rookie of the Year at MIS where he has recorded four feature wins and led early in the 2017 Shear Classic.

Hot off his win the Icebreaker 100 at Dells Raceway Park two weeks ago, Casey Johnson returns to settle some unfinished business in the Joe Shear Classic. Johnson led in the late stages before mechanical woes sidelined his efforts. The 2013 and 2016 MIS Super Late Model Triple Crown Champion cruised to the 2018 Fox River Racing Club Championship in his Dennis Chase owned #47, the same car he will pilot Sunday afternoon. Another former MIS Champ in the field is 2004 Super Late Model and 2012 and 2014 Late Model Champion Dale Nottestad. Nottestad is the five-time and defending Jefferson Speedway Champion and is known throughout the state as one of the toughest weekly racers.

In addition to Casey Johnson, Wisconsin International Raceway is well represented in the Joe Shear Classic field. Leading the charge is five-time Fox River Racing Club and three-time Red, White and Blue State Champion Jeff VanOudenhoven who has three career Super Late Model checkered flags at MIS. Having won the last two Red, White and Blue State Championships, second generation driver Bobby Kendall will be one to watch as he mixed it up with the leaders in the middle stages of last seasons Joe Shear Classic. A driver with limited Midwest Tour starts but a strong pedigree is Brent Strelka. Strelka captured the 2015 Late Model title at WIR and has 31 career Late Model wins, he turned many heads last August when he battled his way to a third place effort in the Dixieland 250.

Winners of the last four Tony Bettenhausen Classics will lead the Chicagoland contingent. Paul Shafer, Jr has become quite popular not only at MIS but across the nation with Dale Earnhardt, Jr taking notice of this front running driver who finally recorded his first Tour win last May at Jefferson. Shafer is the 2013 Illiana Motor Speedway Champ and sped to victory last September in the Bettenhausen. Two-time Grundy County Champ Ricky Baker will be back in action after an abbreviated season, the 2016-2017 Betttenhausen winner has two Tour wins to his credit. Two new names to the tour are Grundy regular Joe Vinachi and Scott Tomasik. Tomasik is fresh off a top five effort in CRA action at Anderson, the former ICAR Modified Champ captured the final Bettenhausen to be run at Illiana in 2015. 

Last weekend he rallied to a fourth place finish in the ARCA Menards Series event at Talladega, this weekend four-time Tour Champion Ty Majeski will look to add to his all-time win total in Tour history (19) and add his second Joe Shear Classic win (2016), which would tie him with Andrew Morrissey. Morrissey quietly continues to add to his ever-expanding trophy mantle, the 2011 Tour Champion recorded two wins last season in Tour action, including the Oktoberfest 200 at LaCrosse. The 2008 and 2013 Tour Champion is looking to get back into his dominant ways, a fast time at Dells two weeks ago did not end well for Dan Fredrickson as he pulled off early with damage. Much work has been done to the 36 machine, Fredrickson captured a win in Triple Crown action in 2017 at MIS and is looking to better his runner-up finish in the Joe Shear Classic from one year ago. Having just welcomed their third child into the world last weekend, 2012 Midwest Tour Champion Jonathan Eilen will be a game-time decision. The Hampton Hustler returned to victory lane in non-tour action and was scratching at victory throughout 2018.

Fredrickson and Eilen will be joined by other top Minnesota drivers Sunday afternoon. Nick Murgic has recorded three top-five efforts in this event and finished third behind Nason and Fredrickson after 200 laps last year. Murgic surprised everyone when he recorded the biggest win of his career in the 2015 Dixieland 250, he has proven time and again that longer races are a strength of his. The past two Tour Rookie of the Year recipients also hale from the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Michael Ostdiek has been a force in everything he has driven, from Legend Cars to Big 8 Late Models, he has adapted well to Super Late Models and looks to improve on what looked to be a strong sophomore season before engines troubles sidelined the family owned team. Billy Mohn wasnt even expecting to run a full season last year, but the strength of seven top ten efforts catapulted him to Rookie of the Year honors and a chance to test an ARCA car at Daytona International Speedway this past January.

Chris and Jason Weinkauf finished in the top five of MIS Triple Crown Points last season and both spent time at the front of the 2018 Joe Shear Classic. With one Tour win a piece, the Central Wisconsin Championship winning brothers (Marshfield, Wisconsin Challenge Series) will be joined by MIS LongHaul recipient Dean LaPointe, World Series of Asphalt (New Smryna, FL) runner-up Gabe Sommers, and State Park feature winner Justin Mondiek. 

The Flyin FIB Steve Rubeck returns to action Sunday, the former Dells Raceway Park and Big 8 Series Champion would like to add the Joe Shear Classic win to an impressive career in racing which includes two National Short Track Championships. Former Slinger Super Speedway Rookie of the Year and Snowball Derby front runner John DeAngelis will be one to watch as will 2018 Wisconsin Challenge Series Champ Ryan Farrell and former Mid-American Stock Car Champion and Big 8 winner Rick Corso. Dipping his toes back into the Touring water will be 2011 Tour Rookie of the Year Skylar Holzhausen. Holzhausen has two career Tour wins and is a former winner of the Dick Trickle 99 at Oktoberfest. 

Two drivers will be making a long voyage from their hometowns for the Joe Shear Classic. Former Southern Super Series and Slinger Nationals Champion Bubba Pollard officially filed his entry for the Joe Shear Classic on Monday. Fans will remember that Pollard nearly dominated the 2018 event, leading 114 laps before engine gremlins wrestled the win away from the Georgia driver. Pollard has had a strong start to 2019, winning the World Series of Asphalt during Speedweeks in Florida as well as recording CARS Tour and Dirt Late Model victories. Victory was found by Carson Kvapil in his first career Midwest Tour start last August. Now the North Carolina native will return to his Dads (Travis) roots to hone his racing skills, having won just about everything there is to win in open karts, including last weekend.

Nason of Roscoe, Illinois, won last years race. Past winners of this event include Andrew Morrissey (2012 and 2017), Ty Majeski (2016), Johnny Sauter (2015), Nathan Haseleu (2009 and 2014), Travis Sauter (2013), Ross Kenseth (2011), and Steve Carlson (2010).

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the half-mile track that was built by the legendary Sam Bartus in 1969. The racing program will also include the Midwest Truck Series, Mid-American Stock Car Series and Upper Midwest Vintage Series. Spectator gates open at 11:30, Time Trials are set for 12:45pm with the first race at 2pm. The fastest 16 Midwest Tour qualifiers will be signing autographs prior to racing under the Turn 4 Party Pavilion. Adult general admission tickets are $25, Whelen Heroes/Seniors and Students (12-17) are $22, Kids ages 6-11 are $10 with ages 5 and under admitted free. Get up to two adult admissions and up to four admissions for ages 17 and under for $60 with the MIS Family Pass. Madison International Speedway is located at 1122 Sunrise Road in Oregon, WI, just south of Highway 138. For additional information including tickets please visit www.misracing.com.

Expected Entries
Joe Shear Classic 200
ARCA Midwest Tour
Sunday May 5, 2019
Madison International Speedway, Oregon,WI

32 as of 4/29/19

Car # Name Hometown State
P1 Steve Rubeck Kirkland IL
4 Scott Tomasik Avon IN
5 John Beale Verona WI
7 John DeAngelis, Jr Hubertus WI
7 Paul Shafer, Jr Portage IN
8 Billy Mohn New Market MN
11 Bobby Kendall Montello WI
12 Nick Murgic Rosemount MN
14 Austin Nason Roscoe IL
15 Dean LaPointe Marshfield WI
15 Gabe Sommers Plover WI
18 Michael Ostdiek Lakeville MN
26 Bubba Pollard Senoia GA
34 Brandon Hill Genoa City WI
35 Carson Kvapil Mooresville NC
36 Dan Fredrickson Lakeville MN
39 Andrew Morrissey DeForest WI
44 Justin Mondeik Gleason WI
45 Jeff VanOudenhoven Appleton WI
45 Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton WI
47 Casey Johnson Edgerton WI
51 Dale Nottestad Cambridge WI
52 Brent Strelka Freedom WI
52 Ricky Baker Plainfield IL
73 Joe Vinachi Morris IL
75 Chris Weinkauf Merrill WI
76 Jason Weinkauf Merrill WI
77 Jonathan Eilen Hampton MN
78 Skylar Holzhausen Bangor WI
80 Ryan Farrell Big Bend WI
88 Rick Corso McHenry IL
91 Ty Majeski Seymour WI

 

 

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