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 …

10 Questions With…Jeremy DeRuyter

Hooligans Flattracker Catch MOTORCYCLES on the track at Slinger tomorrow night! What are the Hooligans? Hooligans are a street bike-based class which are turned into flattrackers. The bikes must use the stock frame and NO modifications are allowed to the chassis. Wheels, suspension, and body work are allowed to be changed, and unlimited engine modifications are allowed. How did you …

APEL REMAINS HOT AT SLINGER-WINS TRIBUTE NIGHT 75

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 19— Picking up right where he left off when the super late models last raced a Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway, Steve Apel drove to a convincing win in the Tribute Night 75-lap main event. “I can’t thank the crew enough because we wrecked the car pretty bad in the Nationals.” Apel …

10 Questions with…Andrew Meyerhofer

Driver of the #14 Sportsman Stop by Andrew’s pit this Sunday and purchase a sticker benefitting the Ronald McDonald House! How did you get into racing? I shared a 4-cylinder back in 2009 with my cousin Rachel. But it’s been a family thing for longer than that. I had a couple of uncles run street stock and figure 8 in …

10 Questions With…Georgia Lacroix (“lack-roy”)

Rookie Driver of the #95 Koschkee Tile & Stone #95 Slinger Bee How did you get into racing? When I was little, I used to go to the races and I always wanted to do it. So a family friend always told me, “I’ll get you in a car”. That never ended up happening. Then I had a really bad …

10 Questions with…Johnny Sauter

Driver of the #5 Super Late Model Special Guest Interviewer: April Anderson What do you like about Slinger Speedway? Memories as a kid watching my Dad race, and growing up with all of the nostalgia is the biggest reason I love to come here. Slinger is fast-paced, demanding and challenging. Who do you need to thank? My wife (Courtney) and …

ONE Question with…Former Miss Slinger Winners

Join us for the Miss Slinger Contest tomorrow night! What was the best part of being Miss Slinger? Jean (Gilligan) Killoren, 1981-1982 The best part was all the excitement; being in the middle of the track was fantastic! Kathy Peterson, 1985-1986 The best part of my experience was meeting and getting to know the drivers and the fans! Amanda (Tackes) …

10 Questions With…..Ryan DeStefano

Sponsor on WABAM/SupplyZone Night How did you get into racing? It all started when I was very little… my dad would run the Slinger enduros. He enjoyed those so much that he then decided to build a Slinger Stinger. He ran for many years then built a racecar for my brother and, shortly after, one for myself! At one time …

MAJESKI SCORES CONVINCING WIN IN SLINGER NATIONALS

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 8— Redeeming himself from a last lap loss a year ago, Ty Majeski overcame power steering issues to capture a convincing victory in the SuperSeal Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite on a sweltering Wednesday evening at the Slinger Super Speedway. The prestigious event was postponed a day later after a strong rain deluge …

NOTTESTAD TAKES BIG 8 LATE MODEL SERIES PRELUDE TO THE NATIONALS AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 5—Jacob Nottestad survived a tough 88-lap Big 8 Late Model Series Prelude to the Nationals feature and drove to the victory over Ryan Gutknecht and Nick Egan Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway. “The car really came to life after the halfway mark,” Nottestad stated from victory lane, “We were loose the first …

APEL WINS AGAIN AFTER LEADERS LEADERS TANGLE AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., June 28—Steve Apel took the lead just before halfway in the 77-lap super late model feature Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway when leaders Alex Prunty and Brad Keith tangled in turn four and drove to his third victory in four weeks. “These guys work super hard all week long and to be able …

APEL TOPS THE PMF 75 FOR HIS SECOND WIN IN THREE WEEKS AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., June 21—For the second time in three weeks, Steve Apel worked his way to the front of the super late model feature field and drove away with the victory as he topped the PMF 75-lap main event Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway. “I’ll tell you what, that was fun racing with Rich (Loch) …

First of Two SlamFests on Tap at Slinger Super Speedway, June 20

Advance Sale Tickets Available Now (Slinger, WI) With the popularity of Slinger Speedway SlamFest reaching standing-room-only proportions in recent years, track management elected to host two destruction events in 2020. SlamFest 1 is just around the corner, scheduled for Saturday night, June 20. SlamFest will feature hours of organized on-track destruction, thrills and fun and include events like the B-Track …

10 Questions with Ken Hoerig

A key player in making Vintage Night happen! How did you get into racing? It was 1974 and the guy who lived across the street, Darrel Werkmeister, had a racecar. I started helping him, and he asked, “How’d you like to be on my pit crew?”. That’s where it all started. I helped him for 3-4 years, then Frankie Heimerl …

Slinger Story and Results May 31

Slinger, Wis., May 31—Defending track champion Steve Apel drove to a convincing victory in the Alan Kulwicki Memorial Sunday on Keith’s Marina Race Against Cancer night at the Slinger Super Speedway. The win was Apel’s first in the prestigious super late model race. “It’s been a long time coming.” Apel stated reflecting on the important victory, “It’s been a tough …

10 Questions with Lincoln and Lainey Cain

Third Generation Racers Memorial Go-Kart Drivers, PLUS… Check out Lincoln’s Bandolero debut at Slinger, with Lainey serving as Crew Chief, tomorrow night! How did you get into racing? Lincoln – From my dad. When I was younger I went to watch his races. I also have been racing in the Memorial Go-kart division at Slinger Speedway. Lainey- I heard about …