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THUNDERHILL RACEWAY OPENER WASHED OUT FOR MAY 11

Posted on May 11th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 11, 2013- Mother-Nature has once again caused another track in N.E. Wisconsin to cancel a night of racing. Thunderhill Raceway is forced cancel due to heavy rains, pits being flooded & just plain ole nasty weather…oh and its snowing. We are set to attempt another go at it next Saturday, May 18 for Dave Hatch Racing, WDOR and Maas Floral night.

Talked to Woody and staff members that have been at the track since 7am trying to see what they could do to and make things a go. In preparation for the bad weather…

IMCA MODIFIEDS WILL PAY $650 TO WIN SEASON OPENER AT THUNDERHILL

Posted on May 6th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz
Editorial contributor Mike Kelsey

(Sturgeon Bay, WI)  May 5, 2013- With the May 11 season opener less than a week away the IMCA Modifieds will be chasing added cash to win the feature at Thunderhill Raceway. A great supporter of the track offered to kick in some extra cash, bringing first place pay to a guaranteed $650. In addition a hard charger bonus of $50 will be added to the driver who passes the most cars in the feature

Thunderhill’s Modified class has fluctuated through recent years and there has be a lot of trash talking that anyone can…

THUNDERHILL RACEWAY & DOOR CANCER TEAM UP TO HELP THOSE FIGHTING CANCER

Posted on May 6th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz
Editorial contributor Mike Kelsey

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 6, 2013- In this day and age its hard to find someone who hasn’t had cancer touch their life. So many have fought and beat this disease, far too many times we have sadly lost loved ones. A fight with cancer is a tall enough task even with the best doctors in the world. The cost of medical bills alone can be staggering. Add in the loss of an income because they aren’t able to work, all of this can be to overwhelming for any family. This is where Thunderhill…

Thunderhill Raceway moves opening night to May 11 / Practice on May 4

Posted on April 29th, 2013

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 29, 2013- Thunderhill Raceway staff members have decided to push opening night to Saturday May 11 due to weather and track conditions. Its been a fine line mastering mother nature. One way or another we plan to get cars on the track before our new opening night.

Practice will now take place on Saturday May 4 at 2pm till ?? We realize everyone is amped up and ready for the season to start but we will always be cautious when it comes to drivers and the track. The last thing we want is drivers tearing up…

April 20 practice cancelled at Thunderhill Raceway

Posted on April 16th, 2013

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 16, 2013- Due to the recent cold wet weather we weren’t able to get on the track and judging from the projected weather forecast we have decided to cancel our April 20 practice. We are still on schedule for a practice on Saturday April 27. Practice is open to all classes, must have a muffler and starts at 3:00 p.m. till ?? The admission price for the pits will be $15.00 for drivers, $10.00 for pit crew and grandstands are free to spectators.

$50 membership fee to get in free can be paid at anytime. Earlier…

REALITY TV PROMOTER MEETS WITH KELSY HAYES & THUNDERHILL RACEWAY STAFF

Posted on April 7th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz
Editorial contributor Mike Kelsey

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 7, 2013 – A few months back Sturgeon Bay’s Bill Hayes was approached by the makers of Great Lake Warriors which is a reality show that airs on the History Channel. They wanted to know if Hayes daughter, Kelsy was interested in a racing themed show, of which showcased what it’s like to be a female racer in a predominantly male sport and all the that goes into becoming and taking on the top guns in the IMCA Sport Mod division.

On Friday April 5 the tv producer/promoter met with Hayes,…

WHO WILL BE KING OR QUEEN OF THUNDERHILL RACEWAY IN 2013?

Posted on February 18th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) February 18 – With the opening night of May 4th fast approaching race teams are kicking it into high gear, working late nights in the shop with the thoughts and hopes of getting to victory lane. For some, its chasing that first checkered. For others its defending the track title, while others fight, do slide jobs or use the chrome horn try to take it away and crown themselves champions.

In order to look forward, sometimes you need to look back. The last few years the IMCA Stock Cars had the championship come down to…

2013 DRIVERS GET IN FREE AT THUNDERHILL & OFFICIAL SCHEDULE RELEASE

Posted on February 10th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) February 9, 2013 -Staff members at Thunderhill Raceway met recently to discuss the up coming race season and what could be done to offer racers and fans the best show without breaking the bank. It went to a vote and with a ONE TIME $50 membership fee, drivers will get in pits free the entire season on regular point nights for 2013.

You didn’t read it wrong we said DRIVERS GET IN FREE with mandatory membership fee! Many other tracks have implemented mandatory membership fees due to many reasons, essentially it equates to brand loyalty…

THUNDERHILL RACEWAY DRIVERS MEETING FEB. 9th @THE DRAFT HAUS

Posted on January 27th, 2013

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) January 27 – Thunderhill Raceway will hold its drivers meeting on Saturday February 9th, at The Draft Haus Sports Bar at 7:00pm. The Draft Haus is located at 901 Egg Harbor Rd. Sturgeon Bay

Pit spots must be paid for before or at the meeting. Any pit stalls that remain unpaid or open will then go to a lottery of drivers who want to purchase them. Memberships will also be available for purchase which allows for a few bucks off your pit pass throughout the season.

We’re very excited to have more info and details for…

John Soukup Cancer Benefit January 19

Posted on January 8th, 2013

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MUENCH MASTERS THE HILL / MALVITZ ENDS MOEDE’S WINNING STREAK

Photos by Dan Lewis Photography – www.danlewisphoto.net

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) June 28, 2015 Results- In the IMCA Stock Cars Troy Muench withstood all challengers to claim his first feature win of the season at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Tyler Hackett (IMCA Modified), Jacob Zellner (IMCA Sport Mod), Ford Malvitz (IMCA Hobby Stock) and Billy LeMieux (Street Stock).

Next Sunday, July 5 will feature the $1000 to win Topless IMCA Sport Mod feature for the 3rd Annual John Soukup Memorial. Racing starts at 5:30PM

The Powder Puff race was one to…

HACKETT, HAVEL, DAHLSTROM & MOEDE REPEAT AT THUNDERHILL RACEWAY

Photos by Dan Lewis Photography – www.danlewisphoto.net

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) June 21, 2015 Results- Shawn Havel took his Wolfe Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car to victory for the second week in a row at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Tyler Hackett (IMCA Modified), Jacob Zellner (IMCA Sport Mod), Marcus Moede (IMCA Hobby Stock) and James Dahlstrom (Street Stock).

Five members were inducted into the Thunderhill Raceway Hall of Fame. They were Wally Massart, Darrell Massart, Reggie Cochart, Jerry Jonet and George Henkel.

Next Sunday, June 28 will feature the Powder Puff…

HAVEL HUSTLES TO IMCA STOCK CAR WIN / ENGEBREGTSEN GETS FIRST VICTORY

Photos by Dan Lewis Photography – www.danlewisphoto.net

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) Sunday, June 14 2015 Results- Shawn Havel used a late race restart to snatch victory from Scott Reinhardt in the IMCA Stock Cars at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Tyler Hackett (IMCA Modified), Vince Engebregtsen (IMCA Sport Mod), Marcus Moede (IMCA Hobby Stock) and James Dahlstrom (Street Stock). A total of 73 cars we on hand for the new night as well as a solid crowd.

Next Sunday, June 21 will feature the 2nd Annual Hall of Fame induction presented…