10 Questions with…Jason Stark

Driver of the #81 602 Late Model The 602 Outlaw Late Model Tour hits the high banks this weekend for the first time! How did you get into racing? My dad and my grandpa. My dad raced Hobby Stocks when I was a kid, then a Late Model, and a Sportsman at the end, and my grandpa raced a bunch …

TOM BERENS SCORES EMOTIONAL FIRST PRO LATE MODEL FEATURE VICTORY AT SLINGER

Slinger, Wis., May 15— Tom Berens outdueled Jeff Holtz in the 50-lap Uptown Pro Late Model main event Sunday afternoon at the Slinger Speedway to capture his first career feature victory in the division. “Jeff (Holtz) gave me an awesome run and this one’s for my Mom,” an emotional Berens declared from victory lane as he dedicated the victory to …

10 Questions with… Season Bennett

Driver of the #22 SODA Quad and UTV Come out this Friday and/or Saturday to see another member of the Bennett racing family take on the high banks! How did you get into racing? From my dad actually! I started at the age of 7.5 for drag racing; I drag raced Junior Dragster until I was 18, then took a …

10 Questions with…Riley Stenjem

Driver of the #77 Super Late Model 2022 Kulwicki Driver Development Program Finalist How did you get into racing? I’ve really grown up watching racing quite a bit. My dad didn’t race when I was kid, but he raced right out of high school and then he quit to go on the road working. So I kind of had a …

FENHAUS TOPS MIRACLE ON THE HIGH BANKS SEASON OPENER AT SLINGER SPEEDWAY

Slinger, Wis., April 24—Defending super late model champion Luke Fenhaus bested Casey Johnson and Ty Majeski to win the inaugural Keen Parts Miracle on the High Banks 75 Sunday afternoon at the Slinger Speedway. The seasoning opening event marked the first time the ARCA Midwest Tour competed at the Slinger high banks and also served as the first round of …

Keen Parts Signs on as Slinger Miracle on the High Banks presenting Sponsor

ARCA Midwest Tour Inaugural Slinger Event April 24 at 2 pm Slinger, Wis., Slinger Speedway is proud to welcome Keen Parts as the presenting sponsor of the “Miracle on the High Banks” season-opening super late model race on Sunday, April 24th. The “Miracle on the High Banks” will kick off Slinger Speedway’s 75th season of racing action as the first event of the new …

Matt Kenseth Returns to the Slinger Nationals

Meet & Greet Tickets Available  (Slinger, WI) Matt Kenseth will return to his native Badger state in search of a record ninth win in the 43rd annual WABAM Slinger Nationals with Cobblestone Hotels and PepperJack Kennels, Tuesday night, July 12, at Slinger Speedway. The Cambridge, Wisconsin native cut his short-track racing teeth barnstorming Wisconsin ovals before moving south to compete full-time in NASCAR.  Kenseth captured the 2003 …

2022 SLINGER NATIONALS DOUBLES WINNERS PAY TO $20,000

Lap money could push Winner payout to over $30,000 Slinger, Wis., February 23—The winner of the 2022 WABAM Slinger Nationals with Cobblestone Hotels and PepperJack Kennels will take home a record amount as Slinger Speedway announces the prestigious super late model race will pay $20,000 to win. The WABAM Slinger Nationals with Cobblestone Hotels and PepperJack Kennels will take place …

DEREK THORN RETURNS TO WISCONSIN FOR THE 43RD SLINGER NATIONALS

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (January 24, 2022) – Bakersfield’s Derek Thorn returns to Wisconsin in 2022 with the addition of the 43rd Slinger Nationals on July 12 to his schedule of marquee Super Late Model races across the country. Thorn will be making just his fourth career start in the Badger state and first since 2008 when he raced in the former …

10 Questions with…Robbie Reiser

1983 Mini Stock Champion 1991, 1992, 1993 Super Late Model Champion Southeastern WI Short Track Hall of Fame, Class of 2014 Slinger Speedway Wall of Fame, Class of 2018 How did you get into racing? My dad and my grandpa raced together in the Modifieds from 1958 to 1970 and then in 1971 they switched to Late Models. My dad …

10 Questions with Daniel Calhoun

Driver of the #4 Sportsman 2021 Sportsman Rookie-of-the-Year How did you get into racing? I live in the same town as Rick Corso, and my dad’s been helping Rick since he started racing back in ‘89. I’ve been going to the races with them and my dad decided one day to put me in his car and I liked it …

10 Questions with…Jason Clope

Driver of the #3 Slinger Bee 2021 Slinger Bee Rookie-of-the-Year How did you get into racing? My grandpa and I used to watch NASCAR races probably ever since I was three, and I just loved watching them. We finally were able to get into go-karting a couple years back, and did that for two years. So really my grandpa is …

10 Questions with…Tyler Schley

Driver of the #6 Modified and the # Late Model 2021 Slinger Super Speedway Finish Line Bar & Grill Modified Champion How did you get into racing? To make a long story short, my dad coached Parker Klumb in football. After Parker was killed, Kathy Fies started the Memorial Go-Kart deal. At that point I wasn’t racing so dad got …

11 Questions with…Ayrton Brockhouse

(pronounced “air-i-ton”) Driver of the #12 Bandolero 2021 Slinger Speedway Bandolero Champion How did you get into racing? When I was still in diapers, I used to ride 4-wheelers and anything motorized around our house and shop. My Dad put me in a 1/4 midget at age four and we raced at Little Elko where I got many wins. What …

10 Questions with…Dillon Schwanbeck

Driver of the #27 Legend 2021 Slinger Speedway Legend Champion How did you get into racing? I got into racing because my dad was RC racing, and at the age of four we started Go-Kart racing. Then, I went straight to Legends at the age of 15/16. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? It’s just fast. It’s a …

10 Questions with…Luke Fenhaus

Driver of the #4 Super Late Model 2021 Super Late Model Champion 2021 Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) Finalist How did you get into racing? I got into racing from my family. My cousin raced snowmobiles on ice oval when I was young. My dad raced before him and my grandpa raced before both of them. I was also involved …

INAUGURAL WISCONSIN INVITATIONAL BRACKET RACES AND SMALL CAR ENDURO CLOSE OUT SLINGER SPEEDWAY’S 2021 RACING SEASON IN THRILLING STYLE

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Sept 19—The Slinger Speedway wrapped up the 2021 racing season with the inaugural Wisconsin Invitational Bracket races and the rescheduled Small Car Enduro Sunday afternoon which ended in thrilling fashion with three drivers contesting the victory after 200 laps of competition. Owatonna Minnesota’s Troy Tuma only led two laps of the 200-lap Small Car Enduro …

BENN AND BROCKHOUSE PICK UP FEATURE WINS AS STERN, HELD, BROCKHOUSE, SCHWANBECK, AND SHAVLIK CROWNED CHAMPIONS ON RAIN SHORTENED AFTERNOON AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Sept 12—Carl Benn won the 25-lap Slinger Bees feature and Ayrton Brockhouse drove to victory in the 20-lap Bandolero main event as late afternoon rain showers shortened the Championship Sunday afternoon program at the Slinger Speedway. Benn took the lead near the halfway mark and held off Brandon Tackes to win the Slinger Bees main …

10 Questions with…Axel Oldenhoff

Driver of the #29 Bandolero How did you get into racing? It runs in my family. My dad raced in the Sportsman class, my Uncle Nick races at Beaver Dam and my Great Uncle is Scott Null. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? I like the high banking and the fast speed. Who do you need to thank? …

BICKLE WINS IN SLINGER SWAN SONG AS FENHAUS IS CROWNED TRACK CHAMPION

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., Sept 5—The storyline entering Sunday evening’s IBEW Local 494 Labor Day Championship night at the Slinger Speedway played straight out of a Hollywood script as 60-year old veteran Rich Bickle prepared to make his final Slinger start, wrapping up a 40 plus year career, as he chased 17-year-old standout Luke Fenhaus who was looking to …

ALEX PRUNTY WINS RESCHEDULED ALAN KULWICKI MEMORIAL AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., August 29—Alex Prunty took the lead just after the halfway mark and then held off a determined Rich Bickle to win the Alan Kulwicki Memorial 77-lap super late model feature Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway. “How about that?” Prunty asked from victory lane, “With the year that we have been having, we built this …

DEVOY’S LUCK CHANGES WITH SLINGER VICTORY

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., August 22—With the way Jordan DeVoy’s race day began, standing in victory lane after winning the 50-lap late model feature Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway was likely the last place he thought he would end up. Yet, there he was perched on the victory deck with the big trophy after besting Jack Stern and …

10 Questions with…Colin Saegert

Driver of the #28 Finish Line Sales & Service Super Beez What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? I grew up around racing with my dad and his buddies. But once I became friends with Zach Greer, he pushed me to get my own car and start racing for myself. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? What’s …

FENHAUS THE CHAMPIONHIP LEADER AFTER CARL WEGNER MEMORIAL WIN AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., August 15— Luke Fenhaus swung around a bullish Dennis Prunty with five laps to go in the 75-lap Carl Wegner Memorial Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway to capture his first weekly super late model feature win of the season and take over the championship point lead. “I was worried at hallway that I couldn’t …

10 Questions With…Kendall “The Hammerhead” Becker

Driver of the 20x Slinger Bee How did you get into racing? Well, I’ve been watching my Dad [Shane Becker, #20 Figure 8] for as long as I can remember; he has always inspired me to be a racer. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? There is so much about Slinger I like…the high banks, the speeds, but …

$6400 added Carl Wegner Memorial Race

Uptown SLM Points Tighten Up (Slinger, WI) Wegner Automotive and Slinger Speedway has added $5000 to the Uptown Super Late Model Purse and $1400 to the Late Model purse this Sunday for the Carl Wegner Memorial Race. The 3rd annual Carl Wegner Memorial Race remembers a man that helped many racers careers. Current Uptown Super Late Model Points leader Rich …

RJ BRAUN TOPS DESTEFANO FOR FIRST SUPER LATE MODEL FEATURE WIN AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., August 1— After being close many times this year, R.J. Braun finally broke through into the win column Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway as he won the 75-lap super late model main event over Ryan DeStefano and Luke Fenhaus. “We were definitely close and I have to thank Ryan (DeStefano) for giving me a …

10 Questions with…Mason and Markus Obermeyer

Drivers of the #93 and #44 Bandoleros How did you get into racing? Markus: My dad Mason: Same. When I was four, I started saying I wanted to race. Markus wanted to race because I started and he saw how fun it was. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? Markus: The high banking Mason: It’s my hometown track …