By Edward Anschutz
(Sturgeon Bay, WI) July 18 – In two shorts weeks Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway will host the 3rd Annual King of the Hill Modified Tournament. The tournament will pay $500 to the winner and will take place at intermission courtesy of Packerland Whey.
The event will take place in two weeks on Saturday night July 30. We will take the top 2 out of each heat race and two provisional starters chosen by Packerland Whey. A total of 8 drivers will set the field. There will be only 2 cars on the track at a time to race each other for 2 laps. The winner of the 2 lap contest advances into the next round, until were down to the final 2 drivers. Again it will be a 2 lap dash with the winner taking home $500
It doesn’t matter if you have raced at Thunderhill this year or not, all drivers are eligible. Just finish top 2 in the heat and your automatically in the dash for cash. Past winners 2009 Tim Czarneski and in 2010 Tony Wedelstadt was picked as a provisional starter and upset the field taking home the win.
If additional sponsors can be found the purse will be raised. Heat races will be set by point average as it will still be a regular points night. No added cost at the back gate, standard fee to enter the pits. Cars must be IMCA legal. For more information or to become a sponsor for the tournament please call Woody 920-743-7052 Full details forth coming for the IMCA Sport Mod tournament on August 27.
Packerland Whey Products, Inc. has been manufacturing a liquid dairy & beef energy and protein supplement for 20+ years. The liquid feed is called Lacto-Whey® and is made from whey. A feed supplement made from cows for cows. The original ownership of Packerland Whey Products, Inc. was shared between 7 local cheese plants. In December 2004 the Thiry Daems Cheese Factory Inc, one of the original owners, became the sole owner of Packerland Whey Products, Inc. The owners of Thiry Daems Cheese Factory Inc are Dan, Scott, and Angie Ratajczak. They are young and enthusiastic for future success in the dairy industry.
For a complete list of 2011 event please visit the track’s website at www.racethunderhill.com Thunderhill is located at the John Miles Fair Park on Sturgeon Bay’s east side with racing in the six divisions beginning every Saturday night through the summer. IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Northern Sport Mod, IMCA Hobby Stock, Street Stock and Feisty Fours in action. Pit gates open at 3:30 P.M. racing starts at 6:00 P.M. You can also follow Thunderhill Raceway on Facebook and Twitter.