Racing Takes a Week Off Before Action Heats Up in July

Just a reminder that there is no racing this Friday night (July 1st). Try to get out and support local racing at area tracks. Our next event will be Friday, July 8th which begins another stellar month of racing at Madison. Let’s all make it a goal to bring someone new to the track with you in July. Let’s show them why you call the speedway at Madison your home on Friday nights.

July Heats Up at Madison

Friday, July 8: Bobcat of Janesville presents Hall of Fame Night with Racer’s Reunion with Club LaMark NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits plus Legends. Double features for all divisions. Four new members of the Hall of Fame will be inducted: Past track champions Conrad Morgan and Dave Watson, the late Bob Schmelzer who spent over 50 years involved in racing including many years at Madison, and short track racing star the late Fritz Bishofberger who raced at Madison in the days prior to the installation of the half-mile.

Racer’s Reunion Information:
Calling all former racers: A Racer’s Reunion will also be held on July 8th for all drivers who raced at Madison from 1953-2006. The reunion will take place from 6-8 PM and drivers must register at http://misracing.com/racers-reunion/ by July 6th. Each driver will receive one free ticket and may take one guest with them to the reunion.

Thursday, July 14: One on One Street Drags plus Shine N Show Contest. Nearly 100 competitors were here in June before persistent rains washed away the program. There is an opportunity for just about every vehicle to get on the 300 foot drag strip so join us for the street drags. Entry fee is only $10 per bracket.

Friday, July 15: Buck Night featuring Club LaMark NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits, and Roto Rooter 6Shooters. Concessions $1.00 / Beer $2.00…some restrictions apply.

Friday, July 22: Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge Round 2 plus Club LaMark NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, and Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits. It’s also Kids’ Night with all children eleven and under admitted free with a $1000 coin scramble at intermission.

Friday, July 29: Salute to the Workin’ Man- half price admission with a current pay stub. Mid American Stock Car Series, Great Northern Sportsman, Midwest Trucks, Midwest Dash plus the Beer Mile (Must be 21 to enter this unique running race).

Friday Night Rewind

Congratulations to Friday’s feature winners Jeremy Miller, Dave Trute, and Kyle Stark. Miller topped a very competitive field of Big 8 Late Models in a 48 lap main event that went caution free. Miller started third, took the lead on the second lap, and held off a hard-charging Michael Bilderback for the checkered flag. In the Great Northern Sportsman Series it was Dave Trute picking up the win over Scott Luck. The King of the Four Cylinders, Kyle Stark, was back in victory lane at Madison after winning the feature for the Midwest Dash Series. Full story available at our website misracing.com.

Fans were also treated to an awesome fireworks program thanks to ThunderCat Fireworks. A big thank you to First Supply for helping make this event possible.

Points Update

As we roll into July it’s time to start looking at the point races in the three weekly divisions at Madison. Please note: Late Model and Bandit points for qualifying and heats on June 10th are now posted and included in the point standings. Feature results will be added when completed on August 5th.

Late Models: Multi-time and multi-division track champion Bobby Wilberg is on top of the leader board with 350 points with John Beale in second with 307 points. Completing the top five are Kevin Knuese (306), Zack Riddle (287), and John Baumeister Jr. with 267 points.

Sportsman: Robert Hansberry leads with 577 points followed by Ryan Goldade (513), Steve Anderson (485), Mike Taylor (431), and Trevor Robinson (395).

Bandits: Brandon DeLacy shows the way with 264 points with James Junget and Chris Tolliver tied for second with 194 points each followed by McKayla Adams (182) and Steve Dickson (174).

Triple Crown Challenge: After one event Ty Majeski has 117 points followed closely by Casey Johnson and Austin Nason with 112 points.

Current leaders in the RA Heating and Air Conditioning Dash are Wilberg (Late Models), Hansberry (Sportsman), and DeLacy (Bandits).

Complete standings available at misracing.com

See you on Friday, July 8th at Madison International Speedway. Keep following us on Facebook and Twitter @MISRacing