HUGE CROWD WITNESSES CASEY JOHNSON COLLECT SUPER LATE MODEL CHECKERS DURING JOE SCHNEIDER MEMORIAL EVENT! NEARLY 6,000 IN ATTENDANCE!
Carpenter Holds Off Fast Closing Bennett for Late Model Victory!
Kaukauna, WI; July 2, 2015 – The Joe Schneider Memorial Race was presented this evening by Stockbridge Engineering, and ALRO Steel. In addition to six divisions of great racing action a huge fireworks display too place after the conclusion of the race program. The fans responded with over 5,800 appearing to witness the program. It was the largest turnout of fans this season.
Casey Johnson powered away from the field after a mid-race caution in Super Late Model action and he took a convincing win over Lowell Bennett whose second place performance tonight gave him the point lead.
Jake Carpenter set a pace just enough to outdistance Braison Bennett earning a close win in Late Model action. Mark Truckey had briefly given up the lead in the Super Stock main event but rallied to retake the top spot and the win. Brett Van Horn continued to dominate the action in the Wisconsin Sport Trucks, while Phil Lehl made a rare appearance in the Sizzlin 4’s and came home with the win. Willy Van Camp completed the night with the victory in Figure Eight action.
Gary Natrop Awarded Victory In Close Late Model Contest!
Kaukauna, WI; June 25, 2015 – Werner Electric was the showcase sponsor of this week’s Thursday Night Thunder program presented by the Fox River Racing Club at Wisconsin International Raceway.
Jesse Oudenhoven passed a slowing Nate Van Wychen in the closing laps of the Super Late Model headliner to become the fifth different winner to reach victory lane in the top class of Thursday Night Thunder this season.
Gary Natrop was awarded the victory in the Late Model division when apparent winner Mike Meyerhofer Jr., failed to comply with post event tech procedures.
The Super Stocks were topped by Dave Meyerhofer who held off a hard charging Craig Vanderwettering. Brett Van Horn continued his domination of the Wisconsin Sport Trucks, while point leader Mike Klein bested this rivals in Sizzlin 4 action. The final checkered flag of the night dropped on Jared Baughman as the Figure Eights concluded the show at 9:30pm.
44th ANNUAL RED, WHITE AND BLUE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS UNDERWAY, APEL TOPS RED RACE!
Dirt Track Star, Eddie Muenster Collects Late Model Honors!
Kaukauna, WI; June 18, 2015 – Budweiser, WAPL, L&S Electric and Weld Specialty Supply were the presenting sponsors of the Red Race, the opening round of the 44th Annual Red, White and Blue State Championship Series. Ken Sports and Polaris were also presenting sponsors of the program that saw the largest crowd of the season approaching 4,500 fans in attendance.
Steve Apel, a two time champion at the Slinger Speedway was able to work his way to the front of the field in Super Late Model action, and once in the lead managed to earn his first Fox River Racing Club feature win. Dirt track ace Eddie Muenster proved too tough in the Late Model class scoring his first ever win in the class. George Schwalbach bested the Super Stocks this evening while Brett Van Horn continues to dominate victory lane in the Wisconsin Sport Trucks. Evan Beattie topped Sizzlin 4’s and Jared Baughman collected the win in Figure Eight action.
PIONTEK OUTRUNS OUDENHOVEN FOR SUPER LATE MODEL VICTORY IN FRRC ACTION! TAKES EARLY SEASON POINT LEAD!
Strelka Nips Point Leader Duchow for Late Model Checker!
Kaukauna, WI; June 4, 2015 – Bergstrom Automotive Group was the presenting sponsor of the third week of Thursday Night Thunder for the 2015 racing season and a mild summer evening greeted an enthusiastic crowd.
Several new teams entered competition tonight in multiple classes to take on the challenges of participating in one of the toughest weekly racing programs in the Midwest.
Last season Brett Piontek finished runner-up to Lowell Bennett in the season title chase by a single point. Tonight his the first victory of the season in the Super Late Model feature, Piontek has climbed atop the standings … his margin heading into the next week. A single point.
The Late Model feature was a thriller as veteran racer Jim Duchow applied the pressure to Brent Strelka over the final circuits of the contest. Strelka didn’t falter under the pressure however to take his first win of the 2015 season.
ROOKIE ALEX STUMPF RELENTLESS TO CLAIM FIRST CAREER SUPER LATE MODEL VICTORY IN FRRC ACTION!
Braison Bennett extends first time winner streak to two in Late Model action!
Kaukauna, WI; May 28, 2015 – Tremendous weather, fantastic racing, and an excellent deal on food and beverage drew a crowd of nearly 3000 to Wisconsin International Raceway for the second week of “Thursday Night Thunder” presented by the Fox River Racing Club.
Rookie Alex Stumpf survived the relentless pressure of his rivals to secure his first career Super Late Model victory. The main event was halted for a severe crash involving 4 time champion and opening night feature winner Jeff Van Oudenhoven and Kyle Calmes. Van Oudenhoven was transported after the event for x-rays on his leg.
WEATHER UNABLE TO STOP THE THUNDER!! VAN OUDENHOVEN BREAKS DRY SPELL WITH VICTORY IN SUPER LATE MODEL ACTION!
Taylor Vandermoss scores career first Late Model win in non-stop contest!
Kaukauna, WI; May 21, 2015 – A long winter led to the anticipation; and weather threatened to delay the action, but the Fox River Racing Club and Wisconsin International Raceway would not deny it’s fans a great evening of racing action. In response a crowd in excess of 2500 fans attended the opening night program.
The show presented by the Times Villager Newspaper saw two rain delays, but plenty of error free driving allowed the program to conclude at 9:45pm. Four-time FRRC Super Late Model champion Jeff Van Oudenhoven broke a winless streak the lasted over a year as he took the feature race victory in honor of his father. Milo Van Oudenhoven was a long time FRRC official who had passed away during the off-season. Taylor Vandermoss paced a flawless Late Model event that ran from green to checker taking his first career feature in in the class in convincing style.
GENERAL MEETING NOTES
DATE: Monday, April 27, 2015 TIME: 7 pm
PLACE: The Darboy Club
President Rob Vandermoss called the meeting to order @ 7:14 pm.
Clint Smith gave the Secretary’s report.
Motion to accept made by Sawyer Effertz , seconded by Tom Hockers . Motion Carried.
Pat Roeser gave the Treasurer’s report.