By Edward Anschutz
Editorial Contributor Mike Kelsey
(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 23, 2013- Thunderhill Raceway gears up for night number two with the 5th Annual Nathan Bouche Memorial this Saturday night May 25. With 141 Speedway off and Shawano Speedway not sanctioning for the Mods, this leaves Thunderhill as the only track in the state where drivers in the IMCA Modifieds can earn sanctioned points. “With the weather playing havoc in recent weeks this will offer Wisconsin drivers chasing State, Regional and National points an extra night.” Stated track promoter Woody Wodack.
The Bouche racing shop has always helped those with the will to race. The NB-27 memorial will award the Sportsman trophy to someone who defines what racing and family are all about. The traveling trophy has been awarded to Nathan’s father IMCA Stock Car driver Tony Bouche, Billy Hayes, Edward Anschutz and Darrell Massart. Award ceremony will take place in front of the grandstand. The IMCA Stock Cars are spotlighted and will have driver introductions for their feature.
We will also take a moment of silence in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom while serving our great nation.
REMINDER…For those of you heading to the track this summer the 42/57 bridge is closed for construction. Track GPS address is 1116 N 15th Pl…this will take you right to the pit gate. Detour signs are posted, so make sure to follow them into town, then let the GPS take you the rest of the way. Otherwise I’m pretty sure it will take you to the closed bridge.
Five divisions do battle every Saturday night through the summer. IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Northern Sport Mod, IMCA Hobby Stock and Street Stocks will compete on the 1/3rd mile clay oval.
For more information, 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. Pit gates open at 3:30 P.M. racing starts at 6:00 P.M. For your social media outlet like Thunderhill Raceway on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.