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DRIVER AUTOGRAPH NIGHT AT THE HILL THIS SATURDAY JUNE 7 / $200 RACE WARS STREET STOCK BOUNTY

Posted on June 4th, 2014

Street Stock Bounty

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) June 4, 2014 – Race fans will be able to get autographs from their favorite drivers this Saturday June 7 at Thunderhill Raceway. Dan Lewis Photography will have a surplus of checkered flags for purchase to put those signatures on. Autograph session will take place at intermission.

The night is being brought to you by Jim Olson Motors of Sturgeon Bay. A brand new GM 602 Crate Engine will go to one lucky racer in the IMCA Sport Mod or IMCA Hobby Stock division at…

THUNDERHILL RACEWAY CANCELS MAY 3rd OPENER

Posted on May 1st, 2014

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 1, 2014- Due to extremely wet conditions Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway has cancelled it’s opener that was scheduled for this Saturday May 3. With rain all week and cool temperatures the track is simply to soft.

“As I’ve stated from the beginning, we will look out for the drivers and their race cars. The best way to do so early on is with a smooth racing surface.” Stated track promoter Woody Wodack; “We are crossing our fingers in hope that mother nature plays nice and we can get the season rolling next weekend.”

Mothers…

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 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…

Thunderhill Practice Cancelled for Saturday April 27

Posted on April 25th, 2013

(Possible Make Up Dates Under Consideration)

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 25, 2013- Thunderhill Raceway has once again been forced to halt practice for Saturday April 27. Several track works and management surveyed the pit area and track surface. They all agreed it’s still to wet and soft. They still attempted to get on the track only to realize if they went any further, they would’ve gotten stuck.

We don’t want to see anyone wreck their cars. We are going the safe route in hopes of having a solid race surface when the green flag drops on our 2013 season. We are…

2ND ANNUAL LAKESHORE MOTORSPORTS SHOW AND SALE

Posted on January 4th, 2011

( Manitowoc, WI ) The 2nd annual Lakeshore Motorsports Show and Sale will take place Saturday, January 15th in the Merchants Building at the Manitowoc County Expo grounds.

16,000 feet of display space, Food and Beverages, Inside space available for tables, booths and exhibits. Outside space available for race cars, trucks and trailers. Buy / Sell / Trade, New and used racing parts, equipment and supplies.

Time: 10AM – 4PM FREE PARKING! Admission: Adults $3.00 12 and under Free

For Setup & Display information please call: Greg Herrmann ( 920- 686-9331 or 920-973-5030 ) or Joe…

THUNDERHILL RACES CANCELED 6/12

Posted on June 12th, 2010

Due to the amount of rain the past few days, the scheduled races at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway have been canceled. There is too much standing water on the track surface.

Racing will resume next week, June 19, at 6pm with the regular divisions of IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, northern sport mods, NEW super stocks and 4 cylinders in action. The night of racing is sponsored by Budweiser (Flanigan Distributing) and is also $1 Beer Night on all Budweiser products. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

2009 Awards Banquet Photos

Posted on November 16th, 2009

2009 THILL Champions

Photos provided by Dan Lewis Photography – http://www.danlewisphoto.net

2010 Season Letter to Drivers

Posted on November 11th, 2009

Welcome drivers, to the 2010 season. We are having a drivers meeting on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00p.m. The meeting will be held at The Ladder House in the upstairs banquet hall. We would like to see all drivers, new and old. There will be a number of things to discuss at this meeting.

The good news is Thunderhill will be racing in 2010. Prestige Yacht Coatings is on board as the title sponsor for another year. What Joe Hernandez, owner of PYC did for the track, along with all the ’09 sponsors was tremendous. I fully expect to continue…

2009 Thunderhill Raceway Awards Banquet

Posted on October 16th, 2009

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GRETZ, VANLAANNEN & BRUMLIC BEST AT THUNDERHILL / SPORT MOD SHAKEUP

Photos by Dan Lewis Photography – www.danlewisphoto.net

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) August 16, 2015 Race Results- The IMCA Sport Mod title is up for grabs as point leader Chris Budzban falters, while Jarred VanLaanen races into title chase with victory at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Greg Gretz (IMCA Modified), Tom Brumlic (IMCA Stock Car), Dave Schmidt (IMCA Hobby Stock), Phil Faustini (Street Stock) and Nathan Delsart (Thunder Truck)

Next Sunday August 23 will be brought to you by Coors Light. Championship night is right around the corner on August 30….

TONY BOUCHE STIFLES SUCHOCKI’S HOPES OF STOCK CAR VICTORY

Photos by Dan Lewis Photography – www.danlewisphoto.net

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) August 9, 2015 Results- Tony Bouche made a last lap, last corner pass on Jamie Suchocki to steal the win in the IMCA Stock Cars at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Todd Dart (IMCA Modified), Vince Engebregtsen (IMCA Sport Mod), Ford Malvitz (IMCA Hobby Stock), Billy LeMieux (Street Stock) and Tory Peterson (Thunder Truck). Adam Sternard took home the win and $500 in the Trailer Race of Destruction.

Action was red flagged twice on the night. The first was for…

HISTORIC NIGHT FOR LEMIEUX

(Sturgeon Bay, WI – 7/29/2015)

Chances are, Billy LeMieux will long remember the last week of July, 2015.

After winning two features on Sunday, he came back to repeat the feat Wednesday night as Thunderhill Raceway’s program shifted to midweek to open the Door County Fair.

Joining LeMieux in victory lane on the night were Tyler Hackett in the Modifieds, Randy LeMieux, Jr in the Sport Mods, Travis LuMaye in the Hobby Stocks and Nathan Delsart in the Thunder Trucks.

Winning two features in a night is a slick trick on its own, but four features in a single week had never been…