Marshfield, WI, (September 29, 2017) – Race fans today were treated to a spectacular afternoon of beautiful weather and great racing action! With this, the last race of the season, many drivers were vying for championship crowns! Not only season championship titles, but super late model drivers were also competing for the Yellow River Racing Series Championship.
For the Super Late Models, West Salem, WI driver Michael Sauter earned 5 bonus points as he grabbed top honors in qualifying. Sauter turned a lap time of 18.079 seconds. In heat action, it was current YRRS point leader Dalton Zehr, and Gleason, WI driver Justin Mondeik grabbing heat wins. Greenwood, WI ace driver Ernie Schlough grabbed the Kafka Granite, LLC Dash 4 Cash win. Michael Sauter, with his third place finish, locked in his first Kafka Granite, LLC Dash 4 Cash Championship!
In feature action, it was Dalton Zehr jumping out to the early lead. Zehr, of Port Orange, Florida, was looking to notch his
first YRRS Championship. With Zehr out front, there was a great battle for second place between Justin Mondeik and Jesse Oudenhoven. Oudenhoven and Mondeik battled several laps for position, with
Mondeik finally taking the spot. With his fast time, track champion and star driver Michael Sauter worked his way from the back, to the fifth position by lap 15 of the 50-lap feature. Jordan Thiel,
an Appleton, WI driver who has won three straight special event features, was looking to put his familiar #2 machine in contention for the win. Thiel made the move past Oudenhoven on lap 31, to gain
the third position. With Dalton Zehr holding a commanding lead, the best battles on the track were Mondeik and Thiel for second, and Ernie Schlough and Dan Lindsley for the sixth spot. Mondeik, in
his new ride, was able to fend off any challenges for the runner up position. Schlough made a late race pass on Lindsley for position. Once flagman Geno Eckes threw the white flag indicating one lap
remaining, it was all Dalton Zehr, as he cruised to the feature win. Mondeik, who showed significant speed all day, grabbed the second spot. Jordan Thiel, Michael Sauter, and Jesse Oudenhoven,
rounded out the top five respectively. In victory lane, Zehr stated, “this is our sixth separate championship in two years in the #7-11. I appreciated the opportunity to race this car, and I would
like to thank my crew for all their hard work to make this possible.”
1. Dalton Zehr
2. Justin Mondeik
3. Jordan Thiel
4. Michael Sauter
5. Jesse Oudenhoven
6. Ernie Schlough
7. Dan Lindsley
8. M.G. Gajewski
9. Scott Stanchina
10. Monte Gress
11. Darek Gress
12. Jack Greenwood
The CWSSA Super Stocks were apart of the racing action today, and it was Mosinee, WI driver Travis Volm turning the fastest lap
in qualifying. Heat winner today in the Super Stocks was Brian Weinfurter.
In feature action, it was Brian Weinfurter jumping out to a 5 car length lead, as Travis Volm and Greg Mathews battled side by side. With Weinfurter leading, Volm finally got by Mathews and looked to cut into the lead car of Weinfurter. Volm was able to real in Weinfurter slightly, but today, it was Brian Weinfurter earning the feature win and 2017 track championship. With Volm coming home in the second position, it was Greg Mathews taking third.
Dillon Mackesy brought his fast Pure Stock to compete today at Marshfield Motor Speedway, and earned fast time honors. Heat winner today for the Pure Stocks was also Dillon Mackesy. In feature action, Mitch Stankowski jumped out to an early lead, with Dillon Mackesy and Kyle Genett tucked up within a car length. Mackesy worked his way to the second spot and started to close in on Stankowski. Mackesy worked the low line, Stankowski the high side. The two drivers raced side by side for numerous laps. With Mackesy having a slight edge, Stankowski started to develop mechanical issues and was forced to fall off the pace. Dillon Mackesy earned the feature win, with Kyle Genett grabbing the runner up position. Stankowski, with his third place finish, earned the track championship.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI driver Brandon Polansky secured the fastest lap in qualifying, when he turned a lap time of 22.508 in his
Bandit. In doing so, Polansky earned extra points towards his championship battle against Kevin Tessmer. In heat action, it was Tyler Raab edging out Polansky for the win.
Once the drivers took the green for their feature event, it was Raab grabbing the early lead. Raab, who earlier in the week did some testing at Marshfield Motor Speedway, looked to be handling extremely well. With Raab holding the top spot, it was Brandon Polansky and Kevin Tessmer battling for the second spot. Polansky would fend off the challenge of Tessmer, and started setting his sights on leader Tyler Raab. Once the checkered flag flew today in the Bandit feature, it was Tyler Raab taking his #4 to victory lane. With his second place finish, Brandon Polansky locked up the 2017 Bandit Track Championship. Kevin Tessmer motored home in the third position, with Fall Shootout feature winner Brad Gajewski taking fourth. Finishing fifth and sixth respectively, it was Amanda Rowe and Jeremy Kemnetz.
A championship was on the line today in the X-Treme 4’s division of racing. George Seliger and Steve Hauser have been at the
top of the list all season long. Kevin Eckes earned top honors in qualifying with a lap time of 21.525 seconds. In the X-Treme 4’s heat, it was again, Kevin Eckes nothing the win.
Once the drivers took to the track for their feature event, it was Adam Eckes jumping out to the early lead, followed by Derk Hauser. With Eckes comfortably out front, George Seliger grabbed the second spot away from Derk Hauser on lap 5. On lap 11, it was Kevin Eckes working his way around George Seliger for the runner up position. On lap 14 of the 20-lap feature event, Steve Hauser motored by Seliger for the third position. Kevin Eckes started to close on his son, Adam, with 4 laps remaining. One lap later, Kevin Eckes grabbed the top spot away from Adam Eckes, and never looked back as he notched the feature win. With Adam Eckes finishing second, Steve Hauser had a great run taking the third position. George Seliger, with his fourth place finish, locked up the track championship this afternoon! Derk Hauser, Greg Blount, and Christine Schmude, rounded out the top seven drivers.
If you have never seen modified racing on a half mile paved oval, get out and watch these drivers compete. Making their first
trip to Marshfield in the 2017 race season, these drivers put on one heck of a show. Brad Wildes set fast time today in the Modifieds with a lap time of 20.028. Wildes also grabbed the heat win over
fellow driver, Denny Schott.
In feature action, it was Denny Schott grabbing the early lead. Schott would lead the first four laps, with Brad Wildes riding second. On lap five, it was Wildes moving by Schott for the race lead. Wildes would motor on today to the feature win with Denny Schott finishing second, and Paul Brown taking the third position. Rounding out the top five today in the Modified feature, it was Nick Quinnell fourth, and Kevin Seidler finishing fifth. In celebrating his first career clean sweep, Wildes put on one heck of a smoke show for the Marshfield fans!
Marshfield Motor Speedway has one event remaining this season, the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Derby Smash. This will be one of the biggest demolition derbies in the state, and it is set for Saturday, October 21st. For all detailed information, log onto www.marshfieldspeedway.com or Like Us on Facebook.
CASEY JOHNSON MAKES LATE RACE PASS FOR YRRS WIN!
SCHLOUGH & WEINFURTER CAPTURE C.W.R.A. FEATURES – NITZKE EARNS CHAMPIONSHIP!
Posted: 20 Aug 2017 09:48 AM PDT
Marshfield, WI, (August 19, 2017) – On hand here tonight at Marshfield Motor Speedway was some of the best drivers in the Midwest, as they prepare to compete in the Wisconsin Challenge Series championship race.
With nearly perfect weather, the fans, drivers, and crew members were ready for some exciting racing action on the 1/2 mile paved oval.
In WCS super late model qualifying, it was Merrill, WI, and current points leader Chris Weinkauf tripping the clock fastest and
earning top honors. Derek Kraus finished second in qualifying, with MG Gajewski qualifying third.
In the dash for the ten fastest cars, it was Mike Lichtfeld putting his #44 machine in victory lane. With Jeremy Lepak grabbing the second spot, Casey Johnson, Dalton Zehr, and Jason Weinkauf rounded out the top five.
In the last chance qualifier, it was Appleton’s Jordan Thiel finishing first.
Once the drivers took the green for their 75-lap feature event, it was Mike Lichtfeld grabbing the early lead. Lichtfeld and Jeremy Lepak battled side by side for numerous laps for the top spot, but it was Lichtfeld pulling out to a 3-car length lead. Chris Weinkauf was looking to get through the pack quickly, and that he did. The star driver worked his #75 machine to the bumper of Lichtfeld by lap 14. The two drivers battled side by side for several laps, and on lap 17 of the 75-lap main event, it was Weinkauf earning the top spot.
Another car working it’s way through the field of cars was that of MG Gajewski. Gajewski, in the dash race earlier in the day was caught up in a wreck, destroying the right front suspension on his #22 machine. The Gajewski race team worked feverishly to get the car on the track for the main event. Fortunately for Gajewski, the car made the starting grid, as the drivers took to the track. Starting shot gun on the field, MG Gajewski quickly worked his way through the field of cars, and on lap 37, he made the pass of Jason Weinkauf for the runner up position.
With Chris Weinkauf holding a comfortable lead, and MG Gajewski closing slightly, the best battle on the track was for the fourth spot. Mike Lichtfeld and Brad Tilton battle side by side and nose to tail for numerous laps. On lap 66, it was Tilton finally grabbing the spot. As the drivers crossed the finish line, it was Chris Weinkauf earning the win, with MG Gajewski in the runner up position. Rounding out the top five, it was Jason Weinkauf finishing third, with Brad Tilton fourth, and Mike Lichtfeld coming home fifth.
1. Chris Weinkauf
2. MG Gajewski
3. Jason Weinkauf
4. Brad Tilton
5. Mike Lichtfeld
6. Dalton Zehr
7. Casey Johnson
8. Jeremy Lepak
9. Derek Kraus
10. Dean LaPointe
11. Mike Egan
12. Brian Hakala
13. Wyatt Brooks
14. Jordan Thiel
In the X-Treme 4’s division of racing, it was George Seliger earning fast time honors. Heat winners tonight in the X-Treme 4’s
were Jerad deBoer and Mike Heidmann.
In feature action, it was George Seliger earning the feature win, with Mike Heidmann and Steve Hauser finishing second and third respectively. Rounding out the top five, it was Kevin Eckes and Jerad deBoer.
Brandon Polansky earned the feature win in the Bandits, with Kevin Tessmer in the runner up position. Polansky also took home fast time honors.
Brian Weinfurter and Greg Mathews battled hard in the Super Stock feature event, but it was Weinfurter grabbing another feature win at Marshfield. Weinfurter also edged Mathews in qualifying.
Next week, Marshfield Motor Speedway will be back in action, as it is Back to School Night at the Races!
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MICHAEL SAUTER EARNS FIRST CAREER FEATURE WIN AT MARSHFIELD MOTOR SPEEDWAY!
ERNIE SCHLOUGH GRABS SLM FEATURE WIN! ADAM ECKES, KEVIN TESSMER, & MAX MCNAMARA EARN FEATURE WINS!
Marshfield, WI, (July 15, 2017) – It was Snap-On Tools of Triumph Tour Night at the races, and WCAR Men’s Night at the races, here Saturday night. With threatening weather all around the speedway, the drivers that competed put on a great show for the faithful fans!
In Super Late Model action, it was West Salem, WI hot shoe Michael Sauter grabbing fast time honors.
In the Kafka Granite, LLC Dash 4 Cash, Greenwood, WI driver Ernie Schlough edged Sauter by inches for the win.
Once the SLM’s took to the track for their feature event, Ernie Schlough and Darren Jackson battled early for the race lead. Schlough would eventually work his way around the very fast car of Jackson’s. Schlough built a 3-car length lead over Jackson, as point leader Michael Sauter reeled in the #2 of Darren Jackson. One lap later, it was Sauter moving to the runner up position. Sauter, who has been fast everywhere he goes, was looking to cut into the lead Schlough had built. With again no caution flags in the feature event, Sauter cut slightly into the lead that the #7-11 of Schlough had built. However, in the end, it was Ernie Schlough earning his first feature win of the season. With Sauter coming home a strong second, it was Darren Jackson grabbing the third position, with Jack Greenwood taking fourth.
Marshfield Motor Speedway was once again host to a nice field of X-Treme 4 competitors. It was has become a very competitive/side-by-side racing division, tonight was no different.
In qualifying for the X-Treme 4’s, it was Charlie Nickel tripping the clock fastest with a lap time of 21.448. Earlier in the year, Nickel set the New Track Record in the X-Treme 4’s with a lap time of 21.373 seconds.
In tonight’s feature event, it was Jerad deBoer grabbing the early lead. On lap 3, it was Miladore, WI driver Adam Eckes taking over the top spot with an outside pass of deBoer. It was status quo for the top two spots, Eckes in first and deBoer in second, for the next 18 laps. On the final lap and in turn 3, it was Greg Blount getting by deBoer on the inside and taking the runner up position. With Adam Eckes earning his first feature win off the year at MMS, and with Blount earning the second spot, Jerad deBoer pocketed the third position. Rounding out the top five, it was point leader Steve Hauser fourth, and Kevin Eckes finishing fifth. Earning heat wins tonight, it was Jerad deBoer and Adam Eckes.
- Adam Eckes
- Greg Blount
- Jerad deBoer
- Steve Hauser
- Kevin Eckes
- George Seliger
- Derk Hauser
- Mike Heidmann
- Chuck Dixon
- Christine Schmude
- Ron Sischo
- Charlie Nickel, DNS
- Joe Kuehn, DNS
Isaiah Rowe visited the track again tonight, and he earned fast time honors in the Bandit division of racing.
Leading the Bandits to the green flag for their feature event was Tyler Raab. Raab would lead the first few laps, but Kevin Tessmer eventually worked his way past the #4 of Tyler Raab. With Tessmer enjoying a comfortable lead, it was point leader Brandon Polansky racing his way around Raab with 2 laps remaining, for the second spot. Once the drivers received the checkered flag from starter Geno Eckes, it was Kevin Tessmer getting the feature win. With Polansky finishing in the second position, it was Tyler Raab and Isaiah Rowe, rounding out the top 4 spots. Isaiah Rowe earned the heat win tonight for the Bandits.
The Legend Cars visited MMS tonight for the first time in many years. Despite a small car count, the 4 cars put on a great show. Max McNamara took home the sweep on the 1/2 mile paved oval. Ryan Weyer earned the runner up position in the feature, with Dillon Schwanbeck and Mark Ritger rounding out the top four.
Marshfield Motor Speedway will continue racing action this FRIDAY night, July 21st, with WCAR Kid’s Night. All Kids will receive gifts from the Women Concerned for Auto Racing. Also, there will be many prizes given away to the kids from the drivers. Along with the many prizes given away to the kids, there will also be kid’s stock car rides! Super Late Models, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks, X-Treme 4’s, and Bandits will be competing! Fan gates open 5:30 PM, qualifying is at 6:00 PM, with racing beginning at 7:00 PM. Admission is $12 for adults 15 and older, students 9-14 for $8, and kids 8 and under are FREE!
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DALTON ZEHR EARNS JULY 4TH YELLOW RIVER RACING SERIES WIN!
Marshfield, WI, (July 4th, 2017) – Marshfield Motor Speedway enjoyed a great day of beautiful weather, on this July 4th Yellow River Racing Series special event. With warm temperatures, fans enjoyed great racing and food and drink specials!
In qualifying today, it was Appleton’s Jordan “The Real Deal” Thiel grabbing fast time with a lap time of 18.142 for the YRRS super late models. Gilman, WI star driver Steve Hauser notched fast time for the X-Treme 4’s, with a lap time of 21.610. Wausau, WI driver Kevin Tessmer was quickest for the Bandits, with a lap time of 22.810 seconds.
The YRRS Super Late Models started the day off with the Kafka Granite Dash 4 Cash. At year’s end, the champion of the Kafka Granite Dash 4 Cash will receive a very nice cash award, along with a beautiful plaque, display check created by Laser Images, and a champions jacket from Hoosier Racing Tires. The fastest 4 cars participated in this event and it was Michael Sauter taking the checkered flag over Dalton Zehr by six inches. Sauter, the son of former NASCAR driver Jay Sauter, is a major contender for the 2017 Marshfield Motor Speedway Track Championship.
In feature action for the X-Treme 4’s, Mike Heidmann led the field to the green flag. Heidmann would lead the first few laps until Chili, WI driver Charlie Nickel took over the top spot. Nickel, who has been fast all year, led to the midpoint of the race. On lap 11, Nickel developed mechanical issues dropping him out of the race. George Seliger, who was runner up in qualifying, took over the top spot, with Steve Hauser hot on his heels. Point leader Kevin Eckes started working his way through the field, as he moved to third with a pass on Arpin, WI driver Jerad deBoer. Hauser made a valiant effort in trying to run down Seliger, but it wasn’t to be today. George Seliger took his #06 machine to victory lane. With Steve Hauser finishing second, it was Kevin Eckes, Jerad deBoer, and Mike Heidmann rounding out the top five.
- George Seliger
- Steve Hauser
- Kevin Eckes
- Jerad deBoer
- Mike Heidmann
- Chuck Dixon
- Keith Wosick
- Christine Schmude
- Charlie Nickel
In the Bandit feature, Brandon Polansky stays hot as he took the checkered flag home, earning another feature win at Marshfield Motor Speedway. Runner up to Polansky, was Isaiah Rowe. Rowe kept the pressure on Polansky, but ended up finishing second. Coming home in the fourth position was Kevin Tessmer, with Jasper Drengler taking the fourth position. Brandon Polansky was also the heat winner today for the Bandit division.
In the YRRS Super Late Model action, Wisconsin Dells, WI driver Brian Hakala jumped out to the early start. Hakala would lead the first 8 laps. On lap 9, Dalton Zehr, in the Redline Speedsports #7-11 grabbed the lead, with West Salem, WI hot shoe, Michael Sauter hot on Zehr’s heels. On Lap 10, it was Zehr and Sauter, 1/2, with Hakala a close third. Zehr, in free air, would pull away slightly from Sauter as the race moved to lap 20. Sauter, who has been having an outstanding year wherever he races, started to slip back just a little as his tires heated up. With Zehr holding a comfortable lead, it was Sauter, fast timer Jordan Thiel, and Nekoosa, WI driver Darren Jackson battling for the second position. The three driver went bumper to bumper for 15 laps, but with Zehr crossing the finish line first, it was Sauter coming home in second. Jordan Thiel, Darren Jackson, and Brian Hakala rounded out the top five. Zehr also took home the heat win. After today’s event, Michael Sauter takes over the point lead, with Darren Jackson in second.
- Dalton Zehr
- Michael Sauter
- Jordan Thiel
- Darren Jackson
- Brian Hakala
- Ryan Hinner
- Jack Greenwood
- Jesse Oudenhoven
Marshfield Motor Speedway will continue it’s racing on July 15th with INEX Legends, Super Late Models, X-Treme 4’s, and Bandits will be competing. It is Autograph night at the races. All driver will have their cars on the front stretch prior to racing to sign autographs. Food and Beverage specials will be $2 hot sandwiches and $2 adult beverages.
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