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McDermid Scores Fall Classic Win!

Posted on September 20th, 2008

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By Chris Budzban

September 20, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Oconto Falls’ Julie McDermid took home the top prize in the IMCA modified division at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway’s Fall Classic special.

Denmark’s Tim Czarneski set the pace early on, hugging the bottom groove around the slick race track. McDermid shot into second, then hopped up to the outside to try and make the pass around Czarneski. Shawn Kilgore also got into the mix, as he tried to thread the needle between the two. They would run 3-wide around the…

LeMieux Jr. Wins 2nd Straight IMCA Mod Feature

Posted on August 30th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

August 30, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Sturgeon Bay’s Randy LeMieux Jr. captured his second straight IMCA modified feature win at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway.

LeMieux Jr., Dan Ratajczak, Kyle Kudick and Billy LeMieux quickly separated themselves from the rest of the field in the IMCA modified feature, but Billy LeMieux’s car went up in smoke, dropping him out of the race. Ratajczak and Kudick would battle for second, until Ratajczak sailed off of turn 4, ending his night as well. LeMieux Jr. went on to win uncontested, followed by Kudick, Todd Dart, Kevin Sternard and…

Randy LeMieux Jr. Victorious at Thunderhill

Posted on August 23rd, 2008

By Chris Budzban

August 23, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Hometown driver Randy LeMieux Jr. led every lap en route to his 1st feature win of the 2008 season in the IMCA modified division at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Brussels’ Troy Muench took back to back wins in the IMCA stock cars, also picking up the feature win Friday night at Luxemburg.

LeMieux sprinted off of his front row starting spot, and was able to build up a sizable lead. Tim Czarneski and Jeremy Jacobs battled for second, with points leader Todd Dart following close behind. LeMieux went on…

McDermid Cashes In at Thunderhill’s Fair Night Special

Posted on August 6th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

August 6, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Oconto Falls’ Julie McDermid beat out Seymour’s Brian Mullen, taking home the $1,000 prize in the IMCA modified division at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway’s fair night special. Jamie Suchocki notched his first career feature win in the IMCA stock cars.

The night didn’t start out as planned, as Mother Nature has thrown the track quite a few curveballs all season long, and this night being no different. Thunderhill Raceway would like to thank all the track crew, the drivers and the fans for getting a very important night of…

Czarneski Captures Second IMCA Modified Main at Thunderhill

Posted on August 2nd, 2008

By Chris Budzban

August 2, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Denmark’s Tim Czarneski held off New Franken’s Shawn Kilgore to pick up his second feature win of the season in the IMCA modifieds at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Algoma’s Dave Bouche also found himself back in victory lane for the second time in the IMCA stock car division.

Czarneski powered his way on the top line early on in the race, building a sizable lead on the rest of the competition. Kevin Sternard and Shawn Kilgore battled for second, with Kilgore getting the advantage on the inside line. Kilgore…

Defending Champion LaCrosse Tops Mods; Two In a Row for Kroll

Posted on July 28th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

June 28th, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Defending track champion Benji LaCrosse held off a hard charging Shawn Kilgore to take the feature win at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Charlie Kroll topped the IMCA stock cars for the second week in a row, and Brad Lautenbach scored his first career IMCA northern sport mod feature victory.

LaCrosse took command early, gaining a huge lead over the rest of the field. A spin by Duwayne Mertens would bunch up the field, and Shawn Kilgore would take advantage. Kilgore made the three-wide pass for second, and took to…

Billy LeMieux Captures Mod Feature; Wietor Tops Wild Stock Car Feature

Posted on July 26th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

July 26, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Sturgeon Bay’s Billy LeMieux became the 1st driver to win 2 features this season in the IMCA modified division at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Green Bay’s Mike Wietor survived a wild race in the IMCA stock cars to pick up his 1st career feature win in the division.

LeMieux shot past early race leader Tim Czarneski off of a restart and would begin to build his lead with 4 laps remaining. Shawn Kilgore would charge hard on the inside up to second, and gave LeMieux a run for his…

Jerovetz Fends Off Kilgore at Thunderhill

Posted on July 12th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

July 12, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Little Suamico’s Sean Jerovetz fended off New Franken’s Shawn Kilgore to become the 8th different IMCA modified feature winner at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Meanwhile, Luxemburg’s Dave DeGrave captured his 5th IMCA hobby stock feature win at Thunderhill.

Jerovetz got the best of a three-wide battle for the lead with Tom Stark and Kevin Sternard, and drove his way to a comfortable lead. A couple of cautions would bunch the field, with points leader Todd Dart and Shawn Kilgore looking to take advantage. Dart tried the high line around…

Matthias Claims IMCA Modified Victory

Posted on July 5th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

July 5, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – DePere’s Jay Matthias held off Luxemburg’s Jeremy Jacobs to capture his first IMCA modified feature win of the season at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Meanwhile, Sturgeon Bay’s Bernie Reinhardt picked up his fourth IMCA northern sport mod feature victory.

The IMCA modifieds got off to a rocky start with a couple of cautions without getting a lap in. Brett Wenzel and Randy LeMieux, Jr. battled for the lead early, with Mike Wedelstadt closing in fast. Wedelstadt tried to squeeze between LeMieux and Wenzel, but made contact with Wenzel sending…

Jacobs Delivers in Mods; Three in a Row for Reinhardt

Posted on June 14th, 2008

By Chris Budzban

June 14, 2008; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Jeremy Jacobs ended a drought that lasted nearly two years by picking up the IMCA modified feature win at the Forest County Potawatomi Thunderhill Raceway. Bernie Reinhardt cashed in for the third week in a row taking the checkers in the IMCA northern sport mods.

Early on it was Frog Station’s Dan Ratajczak holding the lead with Jacobs hot on his heels. Ratajczak would get loose in the rough stuff, allowing Jacobs to wrestle away the lead on the inside. A caution with 7 laps to go would bunch up the…

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Practice called off at Thunderhill Raceway for Sunday April 12

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 11, 2015 Press Release- The tentative practice for Sunday April 12 at Thunderhill Raceway has been called off due to the track being to wet.

The next practice is set for April 18. The first points night is on April 25.

Six divisions do battle every Saturday night through the summer. IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Northern Sport Mod, IMCA Hobby Stock Street Stock and Thunder Trucks will compete on the 1/3rd mile bullring. For more information, please visit the track’s website at www.racethunderhill.com Thunderhill is located at the John Miles Fair Park on…

TENTATIVE PRACTICE @THUNDERHILL SUNDAY APRIL 12 / $40,500 CONTINGENCY

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 10, 2015 Press Release- Thunderhill Raceway has scheduled a tentative practice for this Sunday, April 12. Starting at 1pm till 4pm. We understand it’s short notice but if we’re able to prep the track in time, we’d like to get drivers on it soon as possible. Right now it’s wet but with promising weather this weekend we’re crossing our fingers it’s ready for Sunday. We’ll keep everyone updated on the status of the practice via the tracks website, Facebook and Twitter. Pit entrance will be $15 per driver, $10 for crew. Gates open…

THUNDERHILL DRIVER WILL HAVE HIS RACE CAR ON DISPLAY THIS WEEKEND AT THE RESCH CENTER FOR MONSTER JAM

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 10, 2015 Press Release- Algoma’s Evan Madden will have his 2015 Wolfe Racing Chassis IMCA Stock Car on display for the Monster Truck show at the Resch Center this weekend. Madden’s Crew Chief Brenan Parkos, who is a professional quad racer was approached by Monster Jam promoters in search of what Wisconsin fans are into. The answer was easy for Parkos, “Dirt track racing!”

Madden will have his black and green racing machine on display for the three Monster Jam shows on April 11-12. He is rumored to have a few hot laps in…