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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.

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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.

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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.

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IMCA Modifieds Race for $800 Top Prize at Thunderhill’s Fair Night Special August 5

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 in the modifieds, $500 in the stock cars, $400 in the sport mods, $300 in the hobby stocks and $125 in the 4 cylinders.

Driver entry will be $35 while regular pit passes will be $25.  Grandstand admission will be $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students (ages 12-17), $6 for children (ages 6-11) and free for kids (5 & under).

All drivers are required to have mufflers in order to compete.  Sponsors for the special will be announced at the track before the races begin.

Racing for the special will being a half hour later at 6:30pm.  There will be no racing on Saturday, August 8.  For more information, visit the website at www.racethunderhill.com or call (920) 743-7052.

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Thunderhill Raceway Canceled for 7/25

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.