10 Questions With….Steve Dorer Driver of the #10 Super Late Model

A native of Michigan, Steve currently lives in Florida. He has made the 20 hour trek to the Slinger Nationals every year since 2012, except one year when he broke his hand at Anderson. Why did you get into racing? My dad raced late models (in Indiana and Michigan) while I was growing up, so I’ve been around racing my …

10 Questions With….Joe Shelby Driver of the #74 Area Sportsman

Why did you get into racing? My dad has been bringing me here since I was four years old; I’ve only missed two races in all the years since. I actually learned to drive stick shift in the parking lot here during the off-season! When I was 14, I started in the Bee’s, then moved to Thunderstock, and now Area …

10 Questions With….Willy Van Camp Driver of the #11 Figure 8

Why did you get into racing? I got too many tickets on the street! I’ve been racing for 32 years, starting out at Luxemburg and then Chilton. Kevin Schuh was my crew chief and he raced Figure 8’s. One week he [upset] a lot of people, so he had me get into his car the next week, and that was …

10 Questions With….Jakob Hassler Driver of the #6 Late Model

Why did you get into racing? Because I like to turn left and go fast! Who is your favorite NASCAR (or other) driver? I’d have to say Matt Kenseth. I like that he grew up in Wisconsin and raced all the same local short tracks as I do today. What are your future plans? [Jakob is currently 18 years old.] …

10 Questions With….Jayden Buckley Driver of the #31 Super Beez

Why did you get into racing? I started racing at 14 because my whole family is involved in racing. My dad used to race 4-cylinders at 141 Speedway, my stepdad still drag races in Michigan, and my uncle races on dirt. What are your future plans? I’m 19 years old and graduated from Slinger last year. I hope to become …