Seymour on Sunday this week
Seymour, April 14- N.E.W. DIRT moves their weekly racing programs at the Seymour Speedway back into their normal Sunday night slot beginning this week, April 19, and for the remainder of the 2015 season at the 1/3 mile banked clay oval.
The weekly programs will feature five divisions. Budweiser IMCA Modifieds, Coors Light IMCA Stock Cars, O’Reilly Auto Parts IMCA Sport Mods, Turbo Blue Street Stocks and 4 Cylinders.
The Spectator Eliminators will return this season on a bi weekly schedule like last season. But, this season will see the addition of the Thunder Trucks on the nights the spectators are off.
Starting this week, the Thunder Trucks will be on hand for the first time in 2015. They will be running weekly at Manitowoc on Fridays, Thunder Hill on Saturdays and Bi weekly here.
The Sunday night program will also be the first official night for points at Seymour this season for all divisions. The IMCA divisions ran for state and national point the first 2 weeks.
The pit gates will open at 3 PM Sunday.
This week all cars draw/redraw for opening night. Cut off is 4:30.
All drivers must be a club member starting this week. Dues are $10.00 for the season.
Pit pass is $25.00 with discounts for minors.
Drivers meeting at 5PM.
Racing at 5:30.
The grandstand will open at 4.
Admission: Adults 19-55 $11.00
Students 13-18 and Seniors 55+ $8.00
Kids 12 and under FREE with paid adult.
Kids Club will be open Sunday night with activities and drawings throughout the season.
The Seymour Speedway is located at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in downtown Seymour on HWY 55. N.E.W. DIRT is entering their 32nd season promoting the weekly programs.
SNELLENBERGER EARNS NUMBER 200 AT SEYMOUR SATURDAY APRIL 11
Seymour - April 11 - The final afternoon race of the season took place Saturday at the Seymour Speedway. 89 Cars took to the track with some great racing on the 1/3 mile banked clay oval.
The Turbo Blue Street Stock division took the track first with Scott Boulanger taking the lead at the start followed by Kyle Riedner, Logan Schmeck, Paul Ambrosius, Jeff Jungwirth and Jason White. On lap 5, Riedner suddenly pulled off the track and Jungwirth as moved into second. On the following lap, Boulanger also pulled off the track as the caution appeared for debris on the track. Jungwirth restarted the race as the leader and with White and Ambrosius right behind controlled the rest of the race to record his first feature win of the season. White, Ambrosius were foillowed by Riedner, who fought from the rear after the restart, Jared Spaulding and Clint Evans rounded out the top six.
The Budweiser IMCA Modifieds were next up with Mike Wedelstadt grabbing the lead at the start followed by Mike Mullen, Benji LaCrosse, T.J. Smith, Jamie Schmidt and Rob Charapata. The top 3 broke away a bit and traded positions over much of the race. Wedelstadt controlled the lead most of the timeas the trio started catching lapped traffic mid way though the race. LaCrosse worked the inside to the lead on lap 15 and the lone caution slowed the race on lap 17. With clear track ahead for the restart, LaCrosse set the pace with Wedelstadt and Mullen in chase for the final laps with LaCrosse collecting his first feature win of the season. Wedelstadt and Mullen made the top three with Smith taking fourth defending track champion, Jason Czarapata fifth and Chad Bartelt sixth.
The Coors Light IMCA Stock Cars were next and put 20 cars on the track for what turned out to be a record setting event.
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