2009 Awards Banquet Photos

Posted on November 16th, 2009

2009 THILL Champions

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2010 Season Letter to Drivers

Posted on November 11th, 2009

Welcome drivers, to the 2010 season. We are having a drivers meeting on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00p.m. The meeting will be held at The Ladder House in the upstairs banquet hall. We would like to see all drivers, new and old. There will be a number of things to discuss at this meeting.

The good news is Thunderhill will be racing in 2010. Prestige Yacht Coatings is on board as the title sponsor for another year. What Joe Hernandez, owner of PYC did for the track, along with all the ’09 sponsors was tremendous. I fully expect to continue…

2009 Thunderhill Raceway Awards Banquet

Posted on October 16th, 2009


2010 Season a Go for Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway

Posted on October 10th, 2009

October 10, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI — Joe Hernandez, owner of Prestige Yacht Coatings of Sturgeon Bay, has signed on for another season to be the headline sponsor of Thunderhill Raceway for the 2010 racing season.

Prestige Yacht Coatings came aboard prior to the start of last season, providing the track ample sponsorship to keep the doors open. The company also sponsored several local drivers during the 2009 campaign.

The awards banquet for the 2009 season has been set for Friday, November 13 at the Ladder House Sports Bar & Grill. The cash bar will open at 6pm with…


Posted on August 29th, 2009

by Chris Budzban

August 29, 2009; Sturgeon Bay, WI – Persistent rain showers put an end to the 2009 season at Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway.

It was a season of firsts in all divisions, as all the champions had never won a title in their respective divisions.

Two-time IMCA stock car champion Shawn Kilgore captured his 1st career IMCA modified title, beating out six-time and defending champion Todd Dart.

Former street stock track champion Mike Pierrard also picked up his 1st career title in the IMCA stock car division, winning out over Pat Davister and Troy Muench.

IMCA stock car veteran Cory Cochart…

King of the Hill IMCA Modified Races Tonight at Thunderhill

Posted on August 22nd, 2009

We’re having a little special “King of the Hill” event in the IMCA modifieds tonight at Thunderhill. What we’ll do is take the top 2 drivers in each heat race, plus two provisionals to make up an 8 car field.

The cars will come out two at a time and race each other in a 2 lap dash. Winner will move to the next round until we have the last man/woman standing.

This is being put on by Dan & Scott Ratajczak of Packerland Whey. The winner will receive a $500 prize.

Racing gets underway at 6pm.

IMCA Modified Top Prize Bumped to $1,000 for Thunderhill’s Fair Night Special

Posted on August 1st, 2009

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 or call (920) 743-7052.

Christmas in July Rescheduled for Upcoming Weekend at Thunderhill

Posted on July 30th, 2009

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…

Thunderhill Raceway Teams with Breast Cancer Family Foundation

Posted on July 30th, 2009

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…

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

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…

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By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) August 16, 2015 Race Results- The IMCA Sport Mod title is up for grabs as point leader Chris Budzban falters, while Jarred VanLaanen races into title chase with victory at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Greg Gretz (IMCA Modified), Tom Brumlic (IMCA Stock Car), Dave Schmidt (IMCA Hobby Stock), Phil Faustini (Street Stock) and Nathan Delsart (Thunder Truck)

Next Sunday August 23 will be brought to you by Coors Light. Championship night is right around the corner on August 30….


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By Edward Anschutz

(Sturgeon Bay, WI) August 9, 2015 Results- Tony Bouche made a last lap, last corner pass on Jamie Suchocki to steal the win in the IMCA Stock Cars at Thunderhill Raceway. Other feature winners were Todd Dart (IMCA Modified), Vince Engebregtsen (IMCA Sport Mod), Ford Malvitz (IMCA Hobby Stock), Billy LeMieux (Street Stock) and Tory Peterson (Thunder Truck). Adam Sternard took home the win and $500 in the Trailer Race of Destruction.

Action was red flagged twice on the night. The first was for…


(Sturgeon Bay, WI – 7/29/2015)

Chances are, Billy LeMieux will long remember the last week of July, 2015.

After winning two features on Sunday, he came back to repeat the feat Wednesday night as Thunderhill Raceway’s program shifted to midweek to open the Door County Fair.

Joining LeMieux in victory lane on the night were Tyler Hackett in the Modifieds, Randy LeMieux, Jr in the Sport Mods, Travis LuMaye in the Hobby Stocks and Nathan Delsart in the Thunder Trucks.

Winning two features in a night is a slick trick on its own, but four features in a single week had never been…