Fun Filled Friday at Madison International Speedway

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Mini of Madison presents Salute to the Working Man this Friday night with four divisions coming to town to compete on the half-mile. The Midwest Trucks, Mid American Stock Cars, Great Northern Sportsman, and Midwest Dash Series will all be in action for what is certain to be an all out battle of non-stop action.

But there’s much more excitement on tap: You work hard for your money so with proof of employment you’ll pay just $6.00 for grandstand admission

How about this first time ever event at Madison! It’s the first annual “Beer Mile” this Friday where one lucky runner will win beer for a year. Competitors must be at least 21. It’s four laps around the “Ring of Fire” with beverages along the way…definitely fun for both competitors and fans. There will also be special awards for those on the larger side (250 pounds or more).

This will be the second of two visits in 2016 for three of the series competing on Friday night. Dave Trute (Great Northern Sportsman), Kyle Stark (Midwest Dash), and Kenny Joosten (MASCS) picked up wins earlier this season. Chester Ace and Dave Edwards won the first two races for the Midwest Trucks, a division that got its start at Madison in 1997.

Looking Back at Friday

Congratulations to Jeremy Miller who won the 50 lap Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge by holding off a hard charging Paul Shafer Jr. Zack Riddle won the 30 lap feature for the NASCAR Club LaMark Late Models while Robert Hansberry Jr. (Dave’s White Rock Sportsman), and Brandon DeLacy (Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits) also took home checkered flags.

Complete race report and points available at our website

Current point leaders including Bobby Wilberg (Late Models), Robert Hansberry Jr. (Sportsman), Brandon DeLacy (Bandits), and Casey Johnson (Triple Crown Challenge). Miller is the defending Triple Crown Challenge winner with Johnson also a past winner. Full point standings available at our website along with RA Heating and Air Conditioning Dash results.

Upcoming Events at Madison

August 5: It’s Fan Autograph Night featuring Club LaMark NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits, and Roto Rooter 6Shooters. Plus for the first time ever at Madison see the world famous Doug Rose’s Green Mamba Jet completely melt a car right before your eyes. You will definitely feel the heat.

The racing program features the 30 lap Badgerland Challenge for the Late Models along with the makeup feature for the Bandits from June 10th. The Sportsman will run a complete program and there will be double features for the 6Shooters.

August 12: NASCAR Acceleration Nation Back 2 School Night with all kids eleven and under admitted free. See the Club LaMark NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits plus bike / big wheel / power wheel races for the kids on the “Ring of Fire.”

August 18: One on One Street Drags plus Shine and Show Car Contest…gates open at 6, practice / grudge racing at 6:30 with bracket racing starting at 7:30. In July the total number of vehicles competing topped 140! Still looking for some vans to join the action along with students for our “High School” division.

August 19: It’s the Howie Lettow Memorial for the Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge along with the Midwest Trucks, 6Shooters, and Legends. The Triple Crown Challenge title will be decided in this event that honors one of the great names in short track racing.

August 26: Fan Appreciation Night with a post race driver / fan party, a charity corn boil, and racing action in the Late Models, Sportsman, Bandits, and American Ethanol Super Trucks.

Thank you for supporting short track racing, and we hope to see you and your friends at Madison International Speedway this Friday night. Be sure to check in on Facebook when you arrive at the track to be eligible for exciting opportunities.