10 Questions with Jon Reynolds, Jr

Late Model “Driver X” Slinger Super Speedway Late Model Champion 2007, 2008 How did you get into racing? My dad. He raced my whole life, so growing up that’s all I knew. My dad got it from his dad, so I’m truly a third generation racer. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? Fast! Everything about it…it’s very challenging …

10 Questions with…Cale Heinonen and Chase Heinonen

Memorial Go-Kart (MGK) Drivers Stop at Kettle Moraine Bowl in Slinger today for the 10th Annual MGK Swap Meet and Wes Biswell Memorial Car Show from 9-1! Free Admission! Brat Fry benefitting MGK! Tell us a little about yourself. Cale: My name is Cale Heinonen. I drive the #17 Wiedmeyer Express kart. I am 14 years old and started racing …

10 Questions with…Rahn Sewell from The Finish Line Bar & Grill

2020 Bar Car Champion How did you get into racing? In 1973, my mom and dad’s first date was at Slinger Super Speedway. That was my first racetrack experience (I was three). It made quite the impact…standing by the fence watching cars go around. I must have thought they were going 1000 miles per hour! In 2021, The Finish Line …

Slinger Speedway and Magnecor Partner

Uptown Super Late Models & Late Model Contingency (Slinger, WI) Slinger Speedway would like to welcome Magnecor Ignition Wires as a contingency sponsor for the 2021 race season. Based out of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Magnecor offers spark plug wires, ignition leads, and high tension leads. Each week, one UPTOWN Super Late Model and one Late Model driver will receive a …

10 Questions with…Rick Bruskiewicz

2020 Figure 8 Champion How did you get into racing? I started with Spectator racing in 1998, then went to the Slinger rental cars [now the Bar Cars]. Then my buddy, Frank Verhunce, got a Bee and we shared that. We moved to Team Cruisers, and when those ended I turned the car into a Thunderstock. In 2007 I moved …

10 Questions with…Mark Fogel

2020 Slinger Sixers Champion How did you get into racing? My dad and my grandfather both raced for years and I grew up going to their races. My dad did the Team Cruisers back when they had that division. When they brought it back [in 2019], I kind of talked him into doing it with me, and that’s how I …

10 Questions with…Dennis Frings

Car Builder/Owner Class of 2008 – Southeastern WI Short Track Hall of Fame How did you get into racing? My dad liked racing back when coupes, hard tops…whatever you want to call them, took over from the midgets. We built a ‘34 Ford and raced it and then we built a couple of ‘37 Fords and raced at Beaver Dam …

ONE Question with…Season Pass Holders

Why do you choose to be a Season Pass Holder at Slinger Super Speedway? Al Scheinpflug 1. Help support the track 2. Saves me time getting in, no waiting in line 3. Includes brat or hot dog (Wife says, “stop feeding him”) Nate Anderson Don’t have to wait in line for ticket sales, skip the line and go right in! …

10 Questions with…George and Cheri Forge

Owners of Motor Masters Racing Equipment, Inc. Slinger Speedway Wall of Fame – Class of 2018 How did you get into racing? George: Herbie Zabel and I started in 1967 and thought, “This is gonna be cool!”. In 1968, we had a stock car in the Amateur division; there were only three of us old enough to drive [George was …

10 Questions with…Tim Schinker

Slinger Speedway Flagman We welcome Tim back to the flagstand for the 2021 season! How did you get into flagging? It started when I was five or six; my dad was the flagman at Lake Geneva Raceway. My brother and I had our little sets of flags standing behind him every Saturday night and we would be imitating the flagman …

10 Questions with…John Heinan

Retiring Safety Team Director How did you get into being on the Safety Team at Slinger? I grew up near the track, about four miles away and I would go there with my uncle. Long story short, I ended up talking to one of the safety crew members at the time (1989), asking how to become a member, and he …

SRX Pre-Sale Ticket Discount Ending Soon For Slinger Speedway

Historic Series Set For 2021 Debut (Slinger, WI) It was recently announced that the inaugural season of Tony Stewart’s SRX Series (Superstar Racing Experience) would include a stop at the World’s Fastest ¼-mile Oval. Slinger Super Speedway fan response to the Saturday evening, July 10 event has been very positive and pre-sale ticket demand has matched the enthusiasm. Fans buying …

10 Questions with…Lowell Bennett

Driver of the #2 Super Late Model Super Late Model Champion – 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2010 Slinger Nationals Winner – 1997, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2010 Slinger Speedway Wall of Fame – Class of 2017 SE WI Short Track Hall of Fame – Class of 2015 How did you get into racing? Well, I was around racing since …

10 Questions with…Jim and Fay Hendricks

Slinger Sportsman Champion: 1979, 1980 Slinger Mini Stock Champion: 1982 Slinger Wall of Fame: Class of 2016 Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame: Class of 2012 How did you get into racing? Jim: I just had some friends of mine that raced and they weren’t doing that good. I thought I could do a little better, plus I had …

10 Questions With… “Greasy Keith” Nelson

How did you get into racing? Well, my ma and dad used to take us to Cedarburg, Hales, and Slinger. There were five of us kids in the family, so that was just something that my parents liked to do and it was cheap entertainment for us. I was hooked! As soon as I saw those modified flames coming out, …

NOTTESTAD SECURES LATE MODEL TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WITH FEATURE WIN AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Sept. 13—Jacob Nottestad and Ryan Gutknecht entered the final weekly racing program at the Slinger Super Speedway Sunday afternoon separated by just eight points in the battle for the late model track championship and Nottestad emerged victorious in the 50-lap feature to secure the title. Tom Berens paced the opening two laps before Tom Jasinski …

10 Questions with…Tom Jasinski

Driver of the #46 CED Late Model How did you get into racing? My grandpa raced for Harley, then my dad and uncle raced at Hales Corners so it was in my blood from the time I was born. I started driving when I was 14 in the Bandits, and destroyed my first Bandit probably five nights in (also hopefully …

10 Questions With…Bobby “Bobby G” Gutknecht

Driver of the #10 Sportsman How did you get into racing? When I was 16, I worked at a gas station. My boss’ brother-in-law had a car and I helped him during the week. At that time you had to be 18 to go in the pits, so I couldn’t go along to the track. Then there was another guy …

The 2020 Slinger Super Speedway Season Nears Conclusion

Super Late Model Champion to be Crowned with 100-lap Main (Slinger, WI) The final Sunday night of the 2020 Slinger Super Speedway season will take place, this Sunday night, September 6. The super late models will compete in a 100-lap headliner and result in the crowning of a champion. Steve Apel has effectively claimed his fifth Slinger super late model …

DESTEFANO IS A FIRST TIME WINNER AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Aug 30—A driver’s first super late model feature victory at the Slinger Super Speedway is always memorable but the moment is even more special when that victory is achieved by beating the best in the business. Ryan DeStefano did just that Sunday night as he captured his first career super late model feature win in …

10 Questions With…Slinger Speedway Alumni

Join us on Sunday for Alumni Night! (Alumni must RSVP to slingerspeedwaymarketing@gmail.com) Former champions will gather on the Billy Braun Victory Deck at 6:10 for a group picture! Jim “Chico” Cina Raced: Slinger Stingers 1984 to 1992 Champion: Slinger Stingers 1986 My favorite memory was in 1986. I won the championship, became a grandpa, and a writer for the Milwaukee …

FENHAUS TOPS CARL WEGNER MEMORIAL FOR FIRST SLINGER SUPER LATE MODEL FEATURE WIN

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Aug 23—16-year old Luke Fenhaus, a rising star on the Wisconsin super late model racing scene, topped a strong field of contenders to capture his first career Slinger Speedway super late model feature victory Sunday night in the 75-lap Carl Wegner Memorial. Nick Wagner and Dennis Prunty led the field to the green flag and …

10 Questions With….Matthew and Zachary Oelhafen

Memorial Go-Kart Drivers Join us tomorrow for the annual Memorial Go-Kart Tribute Night! Kart features, Balloons to Heaven at 5:50, and Silent Auction items!! Tell us a little about yourself. Matt: I’m 14, I go to Kewaskum High School (I will be a freshman). After high school, I plan on going into sports business. My favorite food is burgers from …

NOTTESTAD WINS ‘BACK IN THE DAY’ 50-LAP LATE MODEL FEATURE AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Aug 16—Defending late model track champion Jacob Nottestad took the lead on lap 33 of the 50-lap late model main event Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway and then turned back challenges from Ryan Gutknecht to drive to the victory. “That was unreal passing everyone on the outside there,” Nottestad said describing his many …

10 Questions with…”The Franklin Flyer” Bill Prietzel

Driver of the #1 Diamond Racing Wheels Modified “It has been 48 years of going in circles and ending up in the same place.” How did you get into racing? I was born in Plymouth and Carl Kulow lived around the corner. I would ride with him to the track and Happy Laack who ran the races was a relative. …

Three in a row for Mother Nature at Slinger Speedway

Slinger WI August 9th: Persistent rain showers swept over the Slinger Super Speedway during qualifying forcing officials to postpone the Sunday night August 9th racing events. Steve Apel set fast time for the super late models by turning a lap around the speedway in 11.248 seconds while Alex Prunty was second fastest with a lap of 11.259 seconds. Rich Loch …

10 Questions with…Mike Held

Driver of the #72 Coachwork Auto Body Super Late Model How did you get into racing? My dad worked for EH Wolf and Sons. They sponsored Joel Laufer and, as always, the Memorial Day race. They would use that race as an Employee Appreciation Day. I was 10 years old at the time and we went to the races – …

10 Questions With…Alex Hartwig

Driver of the #901 Bandolero, who just recorded his 80th career win! How did you get into racing? My dad’s friend had a go-kart and we rented it for a night. I found I liked that, so we kept going. I raced go-karts on dirt for two years. Then I moved to Bandos because my dad thought they were safer. …

2nd Annual Slinger Super Speedway/Obermeyer’s 41 Auto Body Car Show

Sunday, August 2, 2020 Tentative Plan (subject to change) 11:00am vehicle arrival/parking (continuing throughout the day) Vehicles should turn onto Speedway Court (NOT into the track driveway). Continue to the end of the road and enter the track driveway on the right. Drive to the top of the hill to park. NOON Show begins 5:30 Begin staging to enter the …