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Al Graf PhotosAl Graf PhotosWritten by Gregg Paul
The best way to get around the Slinger Super Speedway is normally on the low side of the high banked quarter mile oval. Cars that can run well on the high side are usually a force to be reckoned with. Yet this season, the high side has proven to be a slippery situation for those who dare risk it.

Al Graf PhotoAl Graf PhotoWritten by Gregg Paul
Most people think of retirement when you get to be 64 years of age. Most people that age do not compete against people young enough to be their children or even grand children for that matter. Sponsors have a tendency to go with youth over experience and they say “It’s a young man’s game.”

Despite not having won a feature since 2007, and only running a limited schedule, Al Schill, who is a youthful 64 years of age, proved that experience can still compete with youth, as he captured the win in the Harley Davidson 60 at the Slinger Super Speedway Sunday night.

“It’s been a few years, I think since ’08 since I won one,” said Schill in Victory Lane. “Last night my buddy Ted Dolhun won one at Plymouth, the first time in nine years. He’s 64 years old, and I’m 64 so I’m gonna celebrate tomorrow night at the radio show.”

He is referring to his scheduled appearance on the Racing Round-up radio show, and winning the feature should make for a much more exciting show.

Mike Egan and Conrad Morgan paced the field of 18 cars to the green flag, with Egan gaining the advantage on lap 3. Egan worked the inside to get around Morgan while Schill ducked under Dennis Prunty to take over third. Morgan got stuck on the high side, as the inside line slowly made its way around, hanging him out to dry.

Egan would pace the field until the yellow flew on lap 11 when leaking fluid from the car of Steve Apel wreaked havoc for a number of cars.

Once the race resumed, Schill would get by Egan on the high side of turn two, when Egan got loose entering the corner. Schill would slowly pull away and build a lead of several car lengths.

Bring a receipt dated July 20th – July 26th from one of the following businesses to Slinger Speedway July 26th and receive 50% off an adult general admission ticket. That’s right, just bring in a receipt and get in to the races for $6.50!

Participating Businesses:

Brisco County www.briscocounty.net Just off Hwy 41 and County Line Road

Family Fun Land www.famfunland.com Just off Hwy 41 and Mequon Rd

Germantown Mobile Just off Hwy 41 on County Line Road

Kentucky Fried Chicken Just off Hwy 41 on County Line Road

Kwik Trip www.kwiktrip.com Just off Hwy 41 and Mequon Rd

Pick’n Save www.picknsave.com Corner of Appleton Avenue and County Line Road

Wittlin’s Service 17387 Appleton Avenue

SLINGER 71: roy matt ross all in victory lane. - Al Graf PhotoSLINGER 71: roy matt ross all in victory lane. - Al Graf PhotoBy Dan Margetta
Slinger, Wis., July 22—Matt Kenseth held off a hard charging Eric Fransen to capture the win in the 200-lap 30th Annual Miller Lite Nationals presented by SuperSeal Wednesday night at the Slinger Super Speedway, his record-setting fifth overall victory in the prestigious super late model event. Not to be outdone, son Ross Kenseth followed up his father’s performance by scoring his first Slinger Speedway win in the 35-lap late model main event.