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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…

$6,500 IN CONTINGENCIES TO GREET DRIVERS AT THUNDERHILL IN 2014 ALONG WITH A NEW TRACK SURFACE

Posted on December 21st, 2013

By Edward Anschutz
Editorial Contributor Mike Kelsey

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) December 21, 2013- Thunderhill Raceway heads into 2014 with guns blazing with its most aggressive marketing plan to help drivers keep their wheels turning. A minimum $6,500 in contingencies will be dished out at the banquet to drivers who support the track. Such business’s as Jerovetz Motorsports Shock Service, N.E.W Racing Supply, S & B Trailers, Kroll Racing Fabrication, Woody’s Signs, Floors by Josh and Vlies Custom Race Car Bodies have signed up to give-away tires, shocks, race car lettering, Ford 9”, Modified & Sport Mod spruce up kits,…

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THE GREEN FLAG FLIES FOR THUNDERHILL OPENER / BIG MONEY EVENTS / SCHEDULE

Thunderhill Raceway Season Opener April 25

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) Press Release- Thunderhill Raceway is set to drop the green flag on the 2015 season this Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Countless hours of track prep have already taken place, the food will be hot, the drinks will be cool and the racing will be action packed on the 1/3rd mile bullring. Dan Lewis will be on hand to take care of all your photo needs.

A complete and detailed schedule has been added the tracks website www.racethunderhill.com
Here’s a few of…

HOT ROD RETURNS / THUNDERHILL RACEWAY READIES FOR OPENING NIGHT ON APRIL 25

By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) April 21, 2015 Press Release- Thunderhill Raceway is ready for its first point night of the season this Saturday, April 25. The IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Sport Mods, IMCA Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks and Thunder Trucks will be in action. The night will be brought to you by WDOR. Racing starts at 6PM

2014 Championship recap:
In the highly contested Rouer’s Grand Slam IMCA Stock Car division it was Dave “The Bulldozer” Bouche winning his 3rd straight title in a row. Shawn Havel came up just 3 points short of Bouche. Charlie Kroll stayed…

April 18 Practice Information

Practice for this Saturday April 18 will start at 1pm and run until 4pm. Pit gate will be $15 for drivers & $10 for crew members. Grandstand is free. Track will be open to any and all divisions.