Monthly Archives June 2016

LEHR, S. KUXHOUSE, STOLLENWERK, ANDREWS, KIMMEL TAKE FEATURE WINS

BY MICHAEL H. BABICZ (WILMOT, WIS., SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016)–Genoa City’s Todd Lehr scored his second Meyer Valves & Vacs Wingless Sprint Series Presented by the IRA 20-lap feature win of the season at Wilmot(Wis.) Raceway on Saturday, June 25.  Scott Kuxhouse of Antioch, Illinois captured his second 20-lap modified main event win of the year. Christmas finally came even though it was six months early for Silver Lake’s Gerry Stollenwerk who found his way to victory lane winning his first ever 20-lap street stock feature. Ryan Andrews of Woodstock, Illinois, who won the 2009 Bandit 4-cylinder stock car season championship, won his first
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PIERCE, BISHOFBERGER, ERICKSON TAKE FATHER’S DAY FEATURES

BY MICHAEL H. BABICZ (WILMOT, WIS., SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016) – Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Illinois proved up to his “Smooth Operator” nickname scoring a dominating victory in the 40-lap feature topping the special Father’s Day Sunday, June 19 visit by the United Midwest Promoters Summernationals Late Model Tour at Wilmot(Wis.) Raceway. “The car ran smooth and this is a great Father’s Day win for us and for my dad,” said Pierce as he picked up his $5,000 first place check from Tony Izzo Jr. of Team 16 Promotions. Pierce’s win culminated a clean sweep of the late model portion of
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SEXTON RETURNS WITH FEATURE WIN; UMP LATE MODELS JUNE 19 AT WILMOT

BY MICHAEL H. BABICZ (Wilmot, Wisconsin, Saturday, June 11, 2016)–Tommy Sexton of Antioch, Illinois was only supposed to shake down a backup car, but ended up driving it all night and scored the 25-lap Meyer & Son Service Wisconsin Wingless Sprints presented by the IRA feature victory to highlight the Saturday, June 11 racing program at Wilmot (Wis.)Raceway. “Todd (Lehr) was trying something new with the carburetor and asked me to qualify the car, then he said I could run it in the heat race and after I won that, then he said I might as well drive it in
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RAIN WINS AGAIN: RACING, CAR SHOW NEXT

BY MICHAEL H. BABICZ (Wilmot, Wisconsin, Saturday, June 4, 2016)–For the third time this season, rain washed out the complete race program scheduled for Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin on Saturday, June 4. The May 28 feature events were also cancelled, leaving the street stocks and Bandit 4-cylinder stock cars looking to have their initial 2016 main events on Saturday, June 11.  The Meyer Services Wisconsin Wingless Sprints presented by the IRA along with the modifieds and the Wisconsin-Illinois mini-sprints are also on the five division card. Grandstands open at 5:00 p.m. with the first race slated for 6:45.  Grandstand admission
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