Posted on July 29th, 2009
July 29, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway will host the annual Door County Fair Night Special this season on Wednesday, August 5. All four IMCA divisions will be in action along with the 4 cylinders. The NEW super stocks will have the night off.
The night will be a non-track points night, but drivers will be awarded both state and national points. The event will follow the draw/redraw format for all divisions. The claim rule will be in effect.
Payout is based on a 25 car field for each division, with the top prizes being $800…
Posted on July 25th, 2009
July, 25, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Thunderstorms and persistent rain showers have canceled tonight’s racing program for Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Racing will resume next week with Miller Lite night. Racing gets underway at 6pm with the regular racing program of IMCA modifieds, stock cars, hobby stocks, northern sport mods, NEW super stocks and 4 cylinders. For more information, visit www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.
Posted on July 23rd, 2009
July 23, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Woody’s Signs and Econo Foods of Sturgeon Bay will sponsor the annual “Christmas in July” themed event this Saturday night at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Race teams 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.
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. …
Posted on July 18th, 2009
By Chris Budzban
July 18, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Algoma’s Evan Madden led all 20 laps and fended off heavy pressure from Kevin Sternard to pick up his first career IMCA modified victory at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Madden took off from the pole position and feathered the throttle, building a nice lead over the rest of the field. Sternard started to chomp away at the lead midway through the caution-free contest, getting to Madden’s bumper with 5 laps remaining. Sternard took a peak on the inside…
Posted on July 11th, 2009
July 11, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Algoma’s James Lee Tebon got by Chris Derenne midway through the IMCA modified feature and cruised to victory at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Derenne set the pace early on with Tebon lurking up high. Tebon made the pass stick on lap 10 and begun to build up a straightaway lead on the field. A caution flag flew, bunching the field. Tebon powered back to a nice lead, with action behind him. Shawn Kilgore charged hard through the field, starting on the back row up to the top 5. Tebon held on…
Posted on July 4th, 2009
By Chris Budzban
July 4, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Fremont’s Mike Wedelstadt held off defending IMCA modified track champion Todd Dart to pick up his second feature win of the season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway. Brussels’ Troy Muench picked up his third consecutive feature win in the IMCA stock car division.
Denmark’s Tim Czarneski took the early lead in the IMCA modified feature, but was passed on the outside by Wedelstadt. Wedelstadt pulled away with a good lead, but contact…
Posted on June 27th, 2009
By Chris Budzban
June 27, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Egg Harbor’s Tom Stark survived heavy pressure from New Franken’s Shawn Kilgore to capture the IMCA modified feature win at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Stark shot out to the early race lead, followed closely by Tim Czarneski. Stark and Czarneski ran the top groove around the track, with Mike Wedelstadt and Kilgore down low. A late caution bunched the field, with Kilgore getting past Wedelstadt to grab the second spot. Kilgore tried…
Posted on June 20th, 2009
By Chris Budzban
June 20, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Two Rivers’ Kyle Kudick made the high line work and shot past Brett Wenzel with 3 laps to go, winning his 1st IMCA modified feature of the season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.
Wenzel set the pace early from his front row starting spot, with Kevin Sternard right behind. Sternard fought hard down low, but Wenzel closed the door each time. A caution flew for a spin by Dan Ratajczak, bunching the field. When racing…
Posted on June 17th, 2009
Sponsored by Budweiser (Flanigan Distributing) & 97.7 The Big Dawg
June 17, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway has a full plate of festivities for this Saturday’s racing program. Budweiser (Flanigan Distributing) and 97.7 The Big Dawg will co-sponsor the evening’s events.
All Budweiser products will be sold at the low price of $1 with a paid grandstand admission courtesy of Flanigan Distributing.
In addition, 97.7 The Big Dawg will be broadcasting live at the track starting at 4:30pm giving away prizes throughout the night including Country USA, Porterfield Countryfest, Hodag Festival and Fuddfest tickets.
Racing gets underway…
Posted on June 14th, 2009
Old Faces Return to Victory Lane
by Chris Budzban
June 13, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Luxemburg’s Dave Zeitler led every lap of the IMCA modified feature en route to his first feature win of the season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway. Zeitler wasn’t the only veteran to see victory lane as Jerry Wenzel, Eugene Gregorich and Eddie Anschutz also picked up feature wins on the night.
Zeitler grabbed the lead right out of the box and took to the high line right away. Billy Lemieux took the second spot on the low line, followed by Jeremy Jacobs….