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Our 2011 awards banquet will be held on Saturday, November 5th at The Draft Haus in Sturgeon Bay. The cost is $23 per person, and money must be received by Oct. 30th. The cash bar will open up at 6pm with dinner being served at 7pm. For more information, call (920) 743-7052 or (920) 743-5757.
Download: 2011 Awards Banquet Flyer (PDF)
Just a reminder to drivers and fans that our Fall Classic that was originally scheduled for September 9th and 10th has been canceled.
By Edward Anschutz
(Sturgeon Bay, WI) August 30 – Thunderhill Raceway prepares for the final point night of 2011 on September 3. Champions will be crowned in all 6 divisions. The night will also feature a Halloween theme where fans, drivers and track workers are invited to dress up in costumes. Drivers and crew are encourage to decorate their trailer in the Halloween theme for the children.
Floors by Josh will be sponsoring the final night of racing and has thrown extra cash on the line with $200 for the winner in IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Sport Mods and an extra $100 to the IMCA Modified winner. The Feisty Fours will hold a backwards race after the champions are crowned that pays $75.
The Algoma Motors trip to Las Vegas will be given away on the final night as well. Fans are still eligible to enter at the concession stand as they will be taking four more names and putting them into the drawing for the trip.
Defending IMCA Modified champion Jay Matthias of De Pere holds a 10 point edge over Algoma’s Todd Dart.
Union’s Troy Muench just needs to qualify for the feature to be crowned champion in the IMCA Stock Cars as he holds a 25 point lead over last years champion Greg Gretz of Kewaunee.
Fresh off his first track title at Seymour Speedway, New Franken’s Brad Lautenbach holds a 3 point lead over defending champion Eric Arneson of Oconto Falls.
Sturgeon Bay’s Brandon Peterson is eyeing his first ever track title in the IMCA Hobby Stocks. Peterson was last years runner up in the standing. Depending on car count Peterson may only have start the feature to take home the title as he holds a double digit over Denmark’s Tom Brumlic.
The Street Stock point battle will come down to the final lap as Sturgeon Bay’s Geno Sternard is tied a top the standings with Green Bay’s Tony Everard. Sternard is the defending champion while Everard is a former champion in the Feisty Fours.
Clintonville’s Calvin Stueck looks to take home his first career championship as he leads in the Feisty Fours.
For more information, visit the track’s website at www.racethunderhill.com Thunderhill is located at the John Miles Fair Park on Sturgeon Bay’s east side with racing in the six divisions beginning every Saturday night through the summer. IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Northern Sport Mod, IMCA Hobby Stock, Street Stock and Feisty Fours in action. Pit gates open at 3:30 P.M. racing starts at 6:00 P.M. You can also follow Thunderhill Raceway on Facebook and Twitter.
Come join us this Saturday night for Championship Night sponsored by Floors by Josh. It is also “Trick or Treat” Night at the races, kids 12 and under wearing a costume will get in free! Extra money is being added to the winners of the modified, stock car and sportmod features. Right now an extra $100 to the winner of the modified feature and an extra $200 to the winner of the stock car and sportmod features. Also, a special “backwards” race will be run by the 4 cylinders with the winner taking home $75. More to come, stay tuned!