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 …

APEL WINS AFTER LEADERS TANGLE AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 25—Defending super late model track champion Steve Apel hasn’t had much go his way this season but he found himself in the right place at the right time Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway as he won the 75-lap main event after Luke Fenhaus and R.J. Braun tangled late in the event while battling …

IN FINAL YEAR BICKLE KEEPS WINNING AT SLINGER

Slinger, Wis., July 18—In the midst of his 45th and final season of racing, Rich Bickle won the 75-lap super late model feature Sunday night at the Slinger Speedway to extend his lead in the championship standings. The victory was Bickle’s second Slinger main event triumph this season. “It was just the luck of the draw we started up front …

10 Questions with…Ryan Craine

Driver of the #99 Late Model How did you get into racing? I grew up two miles from Slinger Speedway and spent most Sundays at the track. I helped a few different people in the pits. When I was 18, I started working in Briggs and Stratton motorsports (Kart Racing Engine Division) and started racing Karts in the Midwest Sprint …

DENNIS PRUNTY TOPS SLINGER SRX SUPER LATE MODEL INVITATIONAL

Slinger, Wis., July 10–The Slinger Speedway Uptown super late models provided the opening act to the Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) Series Saturday night at the Slinger Speedway with a 75-lap invitational feature won by Dennis Prunty who bested his nephew Alex Prunty for the victory and a $2500 pay day. Both Dennis and Alex Prunty started deep in …

Marco Andretti Wins in Shootout at Slinger

Third-Generation Racer Takes First Camping World SRX Series Victory SLINGER, Wis. (July 10, 2021) – NTT INDYCAR Series veteran Marco Andretti won the Camping World SRX Series event Saturday night at Slinger Speedway to take his first victory in a racecar with fenders and a roof. The third-generation racer whose grandfather is Mario Andretti and father is Michael Andretti held …

FENHAUS BECOMES YOUNGEST SLINGER NATIONALS WINNER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 6—17-year-old Luke Fenhaus became the youngest winner of the Supply Zone Slinger Nationals as he bested a youthful contingent of drivers to win the prestigious 200-lap super late model main event Tuesday night at the Slinger Speedway. Fenhaus wrestled the lead away from Derek Kraus for a final time with nineteen laps to go …

ZACH RIDDLE TOPS THE PRELUDE TO THE NATIONALS AT SLINGER

By Dan Margetta Slinger, Wis., July 4—The Prelude to the Nationals race program on Independence Day at the Singer Speedway Sunday night kicked off a busy stretch of racing action leading up to the Supply Zone Slinger Nationals on July 6th. The late model division took center stage for The Prelude and Oregon, Wisconsin’s Zach Riddle made sure his race …

10 Questions with…Bill Tandetzke

Driver/Car Owner/Sponsor in the Modified Division How did you get into racing? My Dad took us to Shawano or State Park Speedway when we were kids. I have been hooked on racing ever since I was 8 years old, and knew that I wanted to race as soon as I was old enough. What do you like about Slinger Super …

10 Questions with…Sean Eurick

Driver of the 97 American Super Cup How did you get into racing? My dad was into cars. I watched the movie “Cars” at 2 ½ and became obsessed with racing from that day. What do you like about Slinger Super Speedway? I love the high banks and the speed through the turns. It’s a very wide track with lots …