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2010 Season a Go for Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway

October 10, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Joe Hernandez, owner of Prestige Yacht Coatings of Sturgeon Bay, has signed on for another season to be the headline sponsor of Thunderhill Raceway for the 2010 racing season.

Prestige Yacht Coatings came aboard prior to the start of last season, providing the track ample sponsorship to keep the doors open. The company also sponsored several local drivers during the 2009 campaign.

The awards banquet for the 2009 season has been set for Friday, November 13 at the Ladder House Sports Bar & Grill. The cash bar will open at 6pm with dinner at 7pm. All drivers and fans are welcome.

Also, the drivers meeting for 2010 has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 18 at 7pm. The meeting will also be held at the Ladder House Sports Bar & Grill.

More information on both the awards banquet and drivers meeting will be available shortly.

For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call promoter Bryan “Woody” Wodack at (920) 743-7052.

RAIN CANCELS CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT AT THUNDERHILL

by Chris Budzban

August 29, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Persistent rain showers put an end to the 2009 season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.

It was a season of firsts in all divisions, as all the champions had never won a title in their respective divisions.

Two-time IMCA stock car champion Shawn Kilgore captured his 1st career IMCA modified title, beating out six-time and defending champion Todd Dart.

Former street stock track champion Mike Pierrard also picked up his 1st career title in the IMCA stock car division, winning out over Pat Davister and Troy Muench.

IMCA stock car veteran Cory Cochart beat out last year’s runner-up Brad Lautenbach for the crown in the IMCA northern sport mod division.  The title is Cochart’s 1st in any division.

Frank Paul captured his 1st career track title as well, a solid season for the veteran of the division.  He beat out hometown driver Brandon Peterson.

Veteran NEW super stock driver Jeremy Wiitala picked up his 1st career title in the division.  Wiitala was the track champion in the bomber division back in 2001.

Kipp Burlo edged Kasey Gross in the 4 cylinder division for his 1st career championship.

The rainout concludes the 2009 season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.  Thank you to all the sponsors, drivers, fans and track personnel who made it a very exciting and successful season at the track.

Dart Passes Kilgore on Final Lap for Modified Victory at Thunderhill

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by Chris Budzban

August 22, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Seeking his 7th modified track title, Todd Dart cut his deficit to a mere two points by winning the IMCA modified feature over Shawn Kilgore at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.

Ryan LeMieux and Chris Derenne fought for the early lead of the modified feature, with Brett Wenzel close behind. Kilgore rode the outside lane into the 4th spot, and motored past Wenzel and in between LeMieux and Derenne to take the lead. Kilgore built up a strong lead with Dart getting into the second spot. A caution flag flew with 4 laps remaining, taking away Kilgore’s advantage. Dart made his move with the white flag in the air, and was able to make the inside pass stick to get the win. Kilgore settled for second, Tim Czarneski third, Jeremy Jacobs fourth and Jay Matthias fifth.

In the special “King of the Hill” IMCA modified races, Czarneski defeated Dave Zeitler, Dan Ratajczak and finally Kilgore to pick up the $500 prize, courtesy of Packerland Whey.

Brussels’ Troy Muench captured his 4th feature win of the season in the IMCA stock car division. Charlie Kroll set the pace early, building up a nice lead over Muench and Pat Davister. A caution flag flew, and on the restart Davister looked to the inside of Kroll with Muench to the outside. Kroll was able to fight off Davister, but then Muench was able to get by. Muench would go on to win, Davister second, followed by Kroll, Kyle Wanner and Brandon Czarapata.

Luck was on the side of Kewaunee’s Eugene Gregorich in the IMCA northern sport mod feature. Gregorich wrestled the lead away from Luxemburg’s Dave Davister with 3 laps remaining in the contest, and looked to be on his way to another win. When the white flag flew, Gregorich’s transmission broke, slowing his mount on the backstretch. However, a caution flag flew for an incident between James Iverson and points leader Brad Lautenbach, which by rule gave the win to Gregorich. Eric Arneson would be scored second, followed by Jesse Kroll, Davister and Cory Cochart.

Sturgeon Bay’s Brandon Peterson was able to make the pass on Jarred VanLaanen on the final lap of the IMCA hobby stock feature. VanLaanen led most of the contest, with plenty of heat applied by Luke Lemmens. Peterson charged his way to the front, and glued his front bumper to the back of VanLaanen. Into turn 1, VanLaanen went a little too high, and Peterson went by to get the win. VanLaanen settled for second, Lemmens third, Frank Paul fourth and Robert Waechter, Jr. fifth.

Green Bay’s Todd Everard held off heavy pressure from points leader Jeremy Wiitala to capture the win in the NEW super stock division. Wiitala tried the outside on several occasions to get by, but Everard was too strong and fought off every challenge. Wiitala settled for second, Dennis Weidner third, James Anderson fourth and David Baenen fifth.

4 cylinder points leader Kipp Burlo padded his lead by picking up the feature win over Matt Borths.

Next week is Harbor Lady Cruises Championship Night. 2009 Champions will be crowned in all six divisions. Racing gets underway at 6pm. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

RACE SUMMARY

IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Todd Dart, Algoma; Shawn Kilgore, New Franken; Tim Czarneski, Denmark; Jeremy Jacobs, Luxemburg; Jay Matthias, DePere

Heat 1 – Czarneski; Dave Zeitler, Luxemburg
Heat 2 – Dan Ratajczak, Frog Station; Dart
Heat 3 – Kilgore; Billy LeMieux, Sturgeon Bay

IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE – Troy Muench, Brussels; Pat Davister, Luxemburg; Charlie Kroll, Forestville; Kyle Wanner, Sobieski; Brandon Czarapata, Appleton

Semi-feature – Tony Bouche, Algoma; Kerry Douglas, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 – Greg Gretz, Kewaunee; Czarapata
Heat 2 – Muench; Bret Koehler, Two Rivers
Heat 3 – Kroll; Shawn Havel, Brussels

IMCA NORTHERN SPORT MOD FEATURE – Eugene Gregorich, Kewaunee; Eric Arneson, Oconto Falls; Jesse Kroll, Algoma; Dave Davister, Luxemburg; Cory Cochart, Kewaunee

Heat 1 – Dennis Miesler, Luxemburg; Gregorich
Heat 2 – Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; Steve Georgenson, Sturgeon Bay

IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE – Brandon Peterson, Sturgeon Bay; Jarred VanLaanen, Green Bay; Luke Lemmens, Kewaunee; Frank Paul, Luxemburg; Robert Waechter, Jr., Ellisville

Heat 1 – CJ Weckler, Sturgeon Bay; Lemmens
Heat 2 – Paul; Peterson

NEW SUPER STOCK FEATURE – Todd Everard, Green Bay; Jeremy Wiitala, Green Bay; Dennis Weidner, Maplewood; James Anderson, Forestville; David Baenen, Green Bay

Heat 1 – Everard; Baenen
Heat 2 – Andy Paluch, Pulaski; Wiitala

4 CYLINDER FEATURE – Kipp Burlo, Sturgeon Bay; Matt Borths, Algoma; Charlie Gross, Gleason; Kasey Gross, Gleason; Tony Everard, Green Bay

Heat 1 – Everard; Mike Sargent, Sturgeon Bay
Heat 2 – Burlo; Borths

King of the Hill IMCA Modified Races Tonight at Thunderhill

We’re having a little special “King of the Hill” event in the IMCA modifieds tonight at Thunderhill. What we’ll do is take the top 2 drivers in each heat race, plus two provisionals to make up an 8 car field.

The cars will come out two at a time and race each other in a 2 lap dash. Winner will move to the next round until we have the last man/woman standing.

This is being put on by Dan & Scott Ratajczak of Packerland Whey. The winner will receive a $500 prize.

Racing gets underway at 6pm.

“Frog Station Flash” Ratajczak Conquers Mods at Thunderhill

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By Chris Budzban

August 15, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Frog Station’s Dan Ratajczak passed Two Rivers’ Kyle Kudick and held off defending track champion Todd Dart to pick up his 1st feature win of the season in the IMCA modified division at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.

A pileup in the middle of the pack sent Jay Matthias and points leader Shawn Kilgore down pit lane early. Both would rejoin the field, but Kilgore later pulled off with more issues. On the restart, Kudick jumped to the outside of Ryan LeMieux to grab the lead. Another caution flag flew, and Ratajczak took aim at Kudick. He made a daring cut down into turn 1 to make the pass, and slid up in front of Kudick’s bumper taking the lead. A late caution bunched the field again, as Ratajczak was able to fend off Dart for the win. Dart settled for second, followed by Kudick, Billy LeMieux and Art Siefert.

Brussels’ Shawn Havel captured his 4th feature win in the IMCA stock car division. Defending champion Matt Junio of Casco took the lead early on in the contest, with Pat Davister and Havel battling for second. Havel would get by Davister halfway through, and then set his sights on Junio. With 2 laps remaining, Havel dove to the inside of Junio and took the lead away and the win. Junio took second, Davister third, Von Eytcheson fourth and Greg Gretz fifth.

Kewaunee’s Eugene Gregorich passed James Iverson on his way to winning the IMCA northern sport mod feature. Iverson created a nice lead from his front row starting position, but Gregorich sliced through the pack and started to close in halfway through the contest. Gregorich made the move on the inside stick, and cruised to the feature win. Brad Lautenbach grabbed the second spot, followed by Iverson, Jeff DuBois and Martin Kelsey.

Kewaunee’s Luke Lemmens raced around James Bosman and held off Brandon Peterson to pick up the victory in the IMCA hobby stocks. The contest had an early red flag, with Sturgeon Bay’s CJ Weckler ending up on his roof. Weckler would escape without injury. Lemmens went to the outside of Bosman on the restart and never looked back. Peterson finished second, followed by Frank Paul, Bosman and Jarred VanLaanen.

The NEW super stock division put on quite a show, as early on it looked like Dennis Weidner and Todd Everard would duel for the top spot throughout the race. Weidner suffered a mechanical issue, and Everard dropped out with a flat tire. The lead was handed momentarily to Jeremy Wiitala, but Tim Jandrin quickly took over the top spot. Wiitala fought back on the outside to regain the lead, and then was hounded by John Sternard to his inside. Sternard got by Wiitala with 2 laps remaining to pick up the victory. Wiitala finished second, Jandrin third, James Anderson fourth and Gene Sternard fifth.

Sturgeon Bay’s Kipp Burlo picked up another win in the 4 cylinder division.

Next week’s races are sponsored by Wisconsin Custom Machine of Denmark. Racing gets underway at 6pm with IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, northern sport mods, NEW super stocks and 4 cylinders in action. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

RACE SUMMARY

IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Dan Ratajczak, Frog Station; Todd Dart, Algoma; Kyle Kudick, Two Rivers; Billy LeMieux, Sturgeon Bay; Art Siefert, Green Bay

Semi-feature – Kevin Sternard, Sturgeon Bay; James Tebon, Algoma

Heat 1 – Kudick; Jay Matthias, DePere

Heat 2 – Siefert; Ratajczak

Heat 3 – LeMieux; Brett Wenzel, Two Rivers

IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE – Shawn Havel, Brussels; Matt Junio, Casco; Pat Davister, Luxemburg; Von Eytcheson, Forestville; Greg Gretz, Kewaunee

Heat 1 – Eytcheson; Kyle Wanner, Sobieski

Heat 2 – Davister; John Anschutz, Brussels

Heat 3 – Junio; Gretz

IMCA NORTHERN SPORT MOD FEATURE – Eugene Gregorich, Kewaunee; Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; James Iverson, Luxemburg; Jeff DuBois, Luxemburg; Martin Kelsey, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 – Bernie Reinhardt, Sturgeon Bay; Jeff Lautenbach, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 2 – Brad Lautenbach; Gregorich

IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE – Luke Lemmens, Kewaunee; Brandon Peterson, Sturgeon Bay; Frank Paul, Luxemburg; James Bosman, Sturgeon Bay; Jarred VanLaanen, Green Bay

Heat 1 – Lemmens; VanLaanen

Heat 2 – Peterson; CJ Weckler, Sturgeon Bay

NEW SUPER STOCK FEATURE – John Sternard, Green Bay; Jeremy Wiitala, Green Bay; Tim Jandrin, Kewaunee; James Anderson, Forestville; Gene Sternard, Luxemburg

Heat 1 – John Sternard; Chad Vetting, Manitowoc

Heat 2 – Todd Everard, Green Bay; Jandrin

4 CYLINDER FEATURE – Kipp Burlo, Sturgeon Bay; Tony Everard, Green Bay; Mike Sargent, Sturgeon Bay; Kasey Gross, Gleason; Kent Cookle, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 – Sargent; Jeremy DuBois, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 2 – Burlo; Everard

Dart Takes Home Top Prize in Mods at Nathan Bouche Memorial

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By Chris Budzban

August 5, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Algoma’s Todd Dart got by Sturgeon Bay’s Kevin Sternard with 2 laps remaining to take home the $1,450 top prize in the IMCA modifieds at the 1st annual Nathan Bouche Memorial at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.

Sternard took charge from lap 1 and stuck to the bottom of the race track with Dart and Shawn Kilgore nipping at his heels.  Kilgore tried to swoop around Sternard on the outside on a couple occasions, but the inside line held true.  With two laps to go, Sternard came off of turn 4 a little high, allowing Dart to take the inside away into turn 1.  Dart would get by on the backstretch along with Kilgore, with Dart getting the victory.  Kilgore finished second, Sternard third, Jeremy Jacobs fourth and James Tebon fifth.

In the IMCA stock car feature, the Snellenbergers were the men to beat, as father Rod and son Devin took control of the top two spots early on in the event.  Rod Snellenberger got out to a comfy lead when a caution flag flew for Shawn Havel, whose engine had expired.  Rod Snellenberger was able to build his lead back up taking the checkers, while his son Devin held off heavy pressure from Matt Junio and John Heinz to take the runner-up spot.  Junio finished third, Heinz fourth and Pat Davister fifth.

Saturday night’s feature winner in the IMCA hobby stocks Jarred VanLaanen took home the win over Brandon Peterson.  Peterson fought hard on the outside in the waning laps, and almost succeeded with a crossover move with 2 laps to go.  VanLaanen was able to fight him off and take the win.  Peterson finished second, Robert Waechter Jr. third, Marcus Moede fourth and Frank Paul fifth.

New Franken’s Brad Lautenbach was looking to do what VanLaanen did in the hobby stocks, as he was the feature winner last Saturday night and held the top spot in the IMCA northern sport mod division.  On a restart, Travis VanStraten took to the outside of Lautenbach and grabbed the lead.  Eugene Gregorich also slipped by into second, and challenged late for the race lead.  VanStraten held on for the win followed by Gregorich, Lautenbach, Eric Arneson and Bernie Reinhardt.

Sturgeon Bay’s Kipp Burlo held off Saturday night’s feature winner Jeremy DuBois to get the win in the 4 cylinder division.

Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway’s staff would like to thank all the sponsors who pitched in to help make the 1st annual Nathan Bouche Memorial a special event for both the track and for the Bouche family.

A reminder to fans and drivers that there will be no racing this coming Saturday, August 8.  Racing will resume next Saturday, August 15 at 6pm with the regular racing program of IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, northern sport mods, NEW super stocks and 4 cylinders.

RACE SUMMARY

IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE — Todd Dart, Algoma; Shawn Kilgore, New Franken; Kevin Sternard, Sturgeon Bay; Jeremy Jacobs, Luxemburg; James Tebon, Algoma

Semi-feature — Dan Ratajczak, Frog Station; Danny Deau, DePere

Heat 1 — Jacobs; Eric Van Iten, Green Bay
Heat 2 — Dart; Billy LeMieux, Sturgeon Bay
Heat 3 — Dave Zeitler, Luxemburg; Kilgore

IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE — Rod Snellenberger, Pulaski, Devin Snellenberger, Pulaski; Matt Junio, Casco; John Heinz, Green Bay; Pat Davister, Luxemburg

Semi-feature 1 — Dave Bouche; Algoma; Mike Pierrard, Green Bay
Semi-feature 2 — Larry Karcz, Jr.; Pulaski; Heinz

Heat 1 — Rod Snellenberger; Troy Muench, Brussels
Heat 2 — Davister; Junio
Heat 3 — Brian Bruechert, Kewaunee; Don Aregoni, Sturgeon Bay
Heat 4 — Devin Snellenberger; Charlie Kroll, Forestville

IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE — Jarred VanLaanen, Green Bay; Brandon Peterson, Sturgeon Bay; Robert Waechter, Jr., Ellisville; Marcus Moede, Luxemburg; Frank Paul, Luxemburg

Heat 1 — Luke Lemmens, Kewaunee; VanLaanen
Heat 2 — Peterson; James Bosman, Sturgeon Bay

IMCA NORTHERN SPORT MOD FEATURE — Travis VanStraten, Hortonville; Eugene Gregorich, Kewaunee; Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; Eric Arneson, Oconto Falls; Bernie Reinhardt, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 — Tim Jorgenson, DePere; Steve Georgenson, Sturgeon Bay
Heat 2 — Gregorich; Brad Theys, Kewaunee
Heat 3 — Johnny Whitman, DePere; VanStraten

4 CYLINDER FEATURE — Kipp Burlo, Sturgeon Bay; Jeremy DuBois, Sturgeon Bay; Kasey Gross, Gleason; Phil Martzahl, Freedom; Charlie Gross, Gleason

Heat 1 — Burlo; Tony Everard, Green Bay
Heat 2 — DuBois; Martzahl

Kilgore Dices to 2nd IMCA Modified Win at Thunderhill

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by Chris Budzban

August 1, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – New Franken’s Shawn Kilgore sliced and diced his way through the field of IMCA modifieds to capture his 2nd feature win of the season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway. Kilgore also won the feature on Friday night at Luxemburg Speedway.

Two Rivers’ Brett Wenzel set the pace early on in the modified feature, with Billy LeMieux and Chris Derenne right behind. Kilgore started picking off cars one by one on the outside, steadily making his way into the top 3. About halfway through, Kilgore had pulled even with Wenzel and eventually took over the lead. James Tebon followed suit and started gaining on Kilgore with 3 laps remaining. Kilgore would pull away in the final laps to take home the checkers, Tebon second, Jeremy Jacobs third, Wenzel fourth and Todd Dart fifth.

Two Rivers’ Jerry Wenzel took home the win in the IMCA stock car division for the 2nd week in a row, beating out a hard charging Shawn Havel. Wenzel had built himself a big lead, but a string of cautions bunched the field back up. With 3 laps to go, Havel jumped to the outside, but he was unable to make a move on Wenzel. Wenzel picked up the win, followed by Havel, Dave Bouche, Matt Junio and Mike Pierrard.

A photo finish occurred in the IMCA hobby stock division. Forestville’s Roger LaViolette led the majority of the feature, but was under some heavy pressure from Jarred VanLaanen and points leader Frank Paul. On the final lap, VanLaanen pulled to the outside of LaViolette, and beat him out by inches at the finish line for the win. Paul would finish third, Luke Lemmens fourth and CJ Weckler fifth.

In the IMCA northern sport mod division, New Franken’s Brad Lautenbach made a three-wide pass for the lead and held off Eugene Gregorich en route to his 2nd feature win of the season at Thunderhill. Gregorich made things interesting on the final lap, but Lautenbach edged him by about half a car length at the line. Cory Cochart came in third, Jesse Kroll fourth and Eric Arneson fifth.

Seymour’s Jeremy Wiitala padded his points lead in the NEW super stock division by picking up his 5th feature win at Thunderhill. Wiitala took the lead early from Dennis Weidner and went on to a convincing win. Weidner settled for second, Todd Everard third, John Sternard fourth and James Anderson fifth.

Sturgeon Bay’s Jeremy DuBois took home the feature win in the 4 cylinder division.

This Wednesday night, August 5 will be the annual Fair Night special at Thunderhill. Racing will begin at 6:30pm with IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, sport mods and 4 cylinders in action. There will be no racing next Saturday, August 8th due to the Door County Fair’s festivities. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

RACE SUMMARY

IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Shawn Kilgore, New Franken; James Tebon, Algoma; Jeremy Jacobs, Luxemburg; Brett Wenzel, Two Rivers; Todd Dart, Algoma

Semi-feature – Mike Wedelstadt, Fremont; Randy Markwardt, Sheboygan

Heat 1 – Tebon; Dart
Heat 2 – Billy LeMieux, Sturgeon Bay; Jay Matthias, DePere
Heat 3 – Jacobs; Wenzel

IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE – Jerry Wenzel, Two Rivers; Shawn Havel, Brussels; Dave Bouche, Algoma; Matt Junio, Casco; Mike Pierrard, Green Bay

Heat 1 – Pat Davister, Luxemburg; Wenzel
Heat 2 – Havel; Mike Wietor, Green Bay
Heat 3 – Troy Muench, Brussels; Pierrard

IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE – Jarred VanLaanen, Green Bay; Roger LaViolette, Forestville; Frank Paul, Kewaunee; Luke Lemmens, Kewaunee; CJ Weckler, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 – Scott Boulanger, Luxemburg; Lemmens
Heat 2 – Brandon Peterson, Sturgeon Bay; Weckler

IMCA NORTHERN SPORT MOD FEATURE – Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; Eugene Gregorich, Kewaunee; Cory Cochart, Kewaunee; Jesse Kroll, Algoma; Eric Arneson, Oconto Falls

Heat 1 – Jeff DuBois, Luxemburg; Arneson
Heat 2 – Kroll; Gregorich
Heat 3 – Nick Potts, Green Bay; Cochart

NEW SUPER STOCK FEATURE – Jeremy Wiitala, Seymour; Dennis Weidner, Maplewood; Todd Everard, Green Bay; John Sternard, Green Bay; James Anderson, Forestville

Heat 1 – Weidner; Everard
Heat 2 – Wiitala; Gene Sternard, Luxemburg

4 CYLINDER FEATURE – Jeremy DuBois, Sturgeon Bay; Tony Everard, Green Bay; Kasey Gross, Gleason; Kipp Burlo, Sturgeon Bay; Matt Sargent, Sturgeon Bay

Heat 1 – Burlo; Matt Borths, Algoma
Heat 2 – DuBois; Gross

IMCA Modified Top Prize Bumped to $1,000 for Thunderhill’s Fair Night Special

August 1, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – The original top prize in the IMCA modified division for the Fair Night Special on Wednesday, August 5 has been pushed up from $800 to $1,000.

With the bump in pay, the winner will be a qualifer for the Fastshaft All-Star Invitational race ballot for the IMCA Supernationals in Boone, Iowa in September.

Racing will start at 6:30pm on Wednesday evening for the special. All weekly divisions minus the NEW super stocks will be in action. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

Christmas in July Rescheduled for Upcoming Weekend at Thunderhill

July 30, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Rain showers put a damper on Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway’s plans for “Christmas in July” at the track this past weekend, so the festivities will be held this coming Saturday evening during the regularly scheduled racing program.  The night of racing will be sponsored by Miller Lite.

A reminder to race teams that they are encouraged to dress up their race haulers with a Christmas theme, as prizes will be awarded to the best appearing rigs. The track and personnel will be donning Christmas decorations and apparel as well.

There will be no racing next Saturday due to the Door County Fair.  On Wednesday, August 5 is the annual Door County Fair Night Special with racing starting at 6:30pm.  The NEW super stock division will not be racing on that night.

Racing begins at 6pm on Saturday evening with IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, northern sport mods, NEW super stocks and 4 cylinders hitting the 1/3 mile clay oval. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

Thunderhill Raceway Teams with Breast Cancer Family Foundation

July 30, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Family Foundation to help educate on cancer awareness and prevention.

The foundation is based in Green Bay, WI and helps cancer patients and families find information, services and resources about cancer that impact their quality of life.

Thunderhill will be donating the track’s share of the 50/50 raffle to the foundation, along with 3 specially made racing flags. One flag will be signed by all of the drivers, and a pair of pink & black checkered flags will be signed by the night’s feature winners.

Drivers will be passing around a helmet in both the pit area and grandstand to raise more money for the foundation as well.

Racing gets underway at 6pm on Saturday evening. More information on the Breast Cancer Family Foundation can be found on their website, www.bcff.org. For more information on Thunderhill Raceway, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.