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THUNDERHILL RACEWAY OPENER THIS SATURDAY MAY 17 / HUGE IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2014

Posted on May 14th, 2014

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 14, 2014- One of the nicest racing facilities in Wisconsin readies for the 2014 season opener this Saturday night May 17 at Thunderhill Raceway brought to you by Dave Hatch Racing and WDOR. Staff and management are crossing their fingers in hopes mother-nature will play nice and allow the men and women to strap in their racers and drop the hammer this weekend. Racing starts at 6:00pm

IMCA Rep, John Sternard is asking drivers to show up early for pre-race tech inspection. Dan & Mary Lewis will be on hand for Hot Shot photos.

Our…

THUNDERHILL OPENER CANCELLED FOR MAY 10, INSTEAD A PRACTICE WILL BE HELD AT 3:30pm

Posted on May 10th, 2014

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 9, 2014- Officials at Thunderhill Raceway have decided to cancel the season opener for this Saturday May 10. The track is too soft for a full race night, especially on the top groove where it’s to wet for a 20 car feature. Woody has stated from the beginning that the track had to be 100% ready.

So instead of the opener this Saturday May 10 a practice will be held from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. This will allow for the perfect number of cars to be on the track at once and allow track officials to focus…

APRIL 26 PRACTICE AT THUNDERHILL HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Posted on April 25th, 2014

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 25, 2014- The practice that was scheduled for this Saturday April 26 at Thunderhill Raceway has been postponed. We are looking at options for a midweek practice next week before our season opener on May 3.

Woody was animate in making sure the newly resurfaced track is 100% ready for action.

“Under no circumstances will cars at Thunderhill Raceway hit the track until it’s ready! The track as well as drivers have countless hours and money invested in this season. When we open with the new surface it will be nice for the drivers, crews,…

602 CRATE MOTOR GIVE-AWAY AT THUNDERHILL COURTESY OF JIM OLSON MOTORS

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

Jim Olson Motors 602 Crate

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 22, 2014- In another addition to its huge contingency program Thunderhill Raceway will give away a brand new GM 602 Crate Engine to one lucky racer in the IMCA Sport Mod or IMCA Hobby Stock division courtesy of Jim Olson Motors.

Jim Olson Motors of Sturgeon Bay is the latest business to get in on the 2014 banquet contingency that has now reached in excess $25,000. To be eligible you must complete in 80% of the weekly events. This equates to being…

PRACTICE AND OPENER DELAYED 1 WEEK AT THUNDERHILL RACEWAY

Posted on April 18th, 2014

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 18, 2014- With weather conditions being less than desirable Thunderhill Raceway has been forced to cancel practice for April 19. Practice is being tentatively rescheduled for April 26 while the season opener has been pushed to May 3.

While we want to get the 2014 rolling the biggest emphasis will be put on taking care of the drivers and their race cars. “We refuse to tear up equipment or the track just to get opening night in the books.” Stated Woody; “The goal will to be to give drivers and race fans the best…

FRIDAY JULY 4TH SPORT MOD TOPLESS $1000 TO WIN, $150 TO START JOHN SOUKUP MEMORIAL AT THUNDERHILL

Posted on April 17th, 2014

John Soukup Memorial July 4

$1 Busch Light with paid wristband

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 17, 2014- The 2nd Annual John Soukup Memorial will pay $1000 to the winner and $150 to start the feature. Draw re-draw will set the field. This special event will take place on Friday July 4th. Luxemburg Speedway has the night off. All 5 divisions in action.

It’s also Topless Night for the Sport Mods. All Sport Mods must remove their roofs to be eligible for $1000 top prize. I’ll repeat that, in order to claim the…

4/19 Practice Canceled

Posted on April 16th, 2014

Our open practice session scheduled for this Saturday the 19th has been CANCELED due to the weather. Opening night is slated for the 26th on our schedule, but we really need a warmup to start prepping the track properly.

We’ll keep you posted, watch our Facebook page & website for scheduling updates!

Pre-Season Thunder / Chasing Titles at The Hill in 2014

Posted on April 8th, 2014

2014 Season Opener

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 8, 2014 – With the WDOR season opener on Saturday April 26 fast approaching, race teams scamper ready their race machines. It’s that time of the year where the shop lights stay on a little longer and cases of beer become payment for the crews to keep pushing to finish the race cars. Drivers will have a whole new ball game at Thunderhill Raceway so to speak with the track receiving a complete over haul that included the track being completely reshaped, recut…

Thunderhill Contingency Jumps to $20,000 with $2,500 in Cash to Drivers at 2014 Banquet

Posted on March 27th, 2014

2014 Thunderhill Raceway Contingency Program

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) March 27, 2014- As if the bar wasn’t set high enough Thunderhill Raceway is pleased to announce its 2014 contingency has risen to an astounding $20,000. To add more incentive for the drivers who support the track this upcoming season, one driver in each division will receive $500 cash in sponsorship at the 2014 banquet.

S & B Trailer Sales will be the $500 IMCA Modified sponsor, Thunderhill Raceway in memory of John Soukup will pitch in $500 to the IMCA Sport Mods,…

THUNDERHILL RACEWAY REACHES $10,000 IN CONTINGENCIES FOR DRIVERS IN 2014

Posted on December 31st, 2013

2014 Contingency Program

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) December 28, 2013- Driver contingencies will be the name of the game in 2014 at Thunderhill Raceway as the total amount reaches a staggering $10,000. In a time of tracks changing promoters, ownership or even closing, the Hill has raised the bar with several hefty driver giveaways.

“I couldn’t have dreamt in only one week we‘d go from $6,500 in contingencies to $10,000!“ Stated track promoter Woody Wodack, “The support from all these great businesses is exciting to say the least! I‘m confident this will…

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BIG NEWS COMING AT THUNDERHILL DRIVERS MEETING THIS FRIDAY DEC 19

NEW CLASS, DRIVER GIVEAWAYS AND HUGE CONTINGENCIES ADDED FOR THE STOCK CARS AND SPORT MODS

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) December 18, 2014 Press Release- Since the last press release several items have been added to the drivers meeting this Friday, December 19th at 7pm at the Draft Haus in Sturgeon Bay.

First and foremost we ask everyone to attend this meeting. Whether you’re on the fence about your 2015 plans or you’re a full-time Thunderhill racer, we want you there. To sweeten the pot, multiple driver giveaways will take place for those who attend. With lowered gas prices, a great…

THUNDERHILL RACEWAY DRIVERS MEETING FRIDAY DEC 19th @ THE DRAFT HAUS

Thunderhill 2015 Drivers Meeting Dec 19

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) December 9th Press Release- Thunderhill Raceway preps for the 2015 season and will hold it’s drivers meeting on Friday December 19th, at The Draft Haus Sports Bar at 7:00 pm. The Draft Haus is located at 901 Egg Harbor Rd. Sturgeon Bay.

Fresh off the $30,000 contingency awards banquet last month, promoter Woody Wodack feels the track gaining traction heading for the 2015 season. “We put together one of the best contingency packages any dirt track in northeastern Wisconsin has ever seen.”…